Amina attended Lahore Grammar School and is a graduate of Kinniard college, Lahore. She wanted to be a model or join showbiz.
Her introduction to showbiz was accidental. Khawar Riaz, a Fashion photographer, saw her in a party and made her a modeling offer. Her biggest break was Faakhir's song Dilruba. Shafaat feels that it's the best part of her short career.
She has worked with many photographers including Khawer Riaz, Rehan Qureshi and Rizwan Beig. Amina is best known, as the model who refused to wear sleeveless dresses. People in the fashion industry predicted that her career will be short-lived and she would get very little work in industry, yet she continued to be part of many TV commercials. She has worked in many TV commercials. She was at her prime when she left modeling in early 2006.
Personal.She is currently settled in Dubai and is working as a banker.
Amina Shifaat is now married and still continues to model for magazines but has left the world of ramp modelling
Date of birth June 08, 1978 (1978-06-08) (age 29)
Place of birth Lahore, Pakistan
Height 5'6" (180 cm)
Hair color Black
Weight 120 lbs (55kg)
Spouse(s) Ali Ahmed (Feb 6, 2006 - Present