- Born: on 1975 (age 43–44) at Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
- Nationality: Pakistani
- Occupation: Actress , Model , Host.
- Height: 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m)
- Years Active: 2000-Present
Zainab Qayyum (born 1975 in Karachi), also known as ZQ, is a Pakistani television actor, actress, singer, songwriter and former model.
She did her O-Levels in Karachi, graduated from Kinnaird College with a master’s degree in English literature. She taught in Lahore Grammar school for a year, as well worked tow years in Libas as an Assistant Editor.
She received her first experience of modelling in 1991, She has hosted a morning show on the Duniya News, and “”Maachis””, a talk show on Hum TV that focusses on real-life family issues.
She was awared the best model of the year in the Lux Style Awards (2004) and the Most Stylish TV Actress Award in the Indus Style Awards (2006).
Some of her notable performance include Riyasat (2005), Sarkar Sahab (2007),Yeh Zindagi Hai (2008), Jalebiyan (2014), Mohabbat Ab Nahi Hogi (2015), Lagaao (2016), Aangan (2017), Phir Wohi Mohabbat (2017).
She made her film debut with a cameo in action-drama Sultanat (2014) and appeared as Lawyer in Jawani Phir Nahi Aani.