Poonam was born on 14th August in Mumbai. Poonam belongs to a business class family and her mother is a well-known poetess.

The stunning and sexy Poonam Jhawer, made her film debut in the super hit film "Mohra" paired opposite Suniel Shetty, which included the super hit song "Na Kajre Ki Dhar". She went on to act in other films like "Jiyala" & Deewana Hoon mein Tera" produced by Bappi Lahiri. She has also acted in super hit South Indian films with super star Mamooty.

She went on to produce a Hindi movie titled "Aanch" staring mega stars like Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal, and also the launch of Suchinder Bali (Son of Vaijayanti Mala Bali) along with other stars.