Social influencer and Cell Biopeutic doctor who was the first female doctorate candidate in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) to be awarded a PhD in stem cells and tissue engineering. She is the founder and CEO of The Joke Factory, a comedy club in Kuala Lumpur.
She went to the Methodist Girls' School in Klang. She has a bachelor of medicine and a bachelor of surgery from the Melaka Manipal Medical College.
She started her doctorate when she was pregnant with her second child.
She married comedian Harith Iskander in 2010. Together they have three children - Zander Xayne (born 2012), Alessandrea Jayne (born 2013) and Zydane Xayne (born 2015).
Datin Ira Ghani is also a prominent Malaysian entrepreneur and influencer.