Priyanka Chopra is an Indian actress, singer, film producer, and philanthropist. Also, she is the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant. She is one of India’s highest-paid and most popular celebrities. Priyanka has received a number of awards, including the National Film Award and Filmfare Award.
The Government of India honored her with the award of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in 2016. Additionally, Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2016 and Forbes listed her among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2017.
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Actress, Singer, Film Producer, Philanthropist
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Birthday / Date of Birth
Priyanka Chopra was born on 18th of July 1982, in Jamshedpur (now in Jharkhand), Bihar, India.
She’s currently 37 years old.
Indian (Punjabi, Malayali, Bihari)
She attended La Martiniere Girls’ School in Lucknow as a child. After her relocation to the United States, Priyanka went to Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts and then to John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She then returned India and completed her high schooling at Army Public School in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India. Finally, got her University degree from Jai Hind College in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
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- Father – Ashok Chopra (Physician in Indian Army) (Died on June 10, 2013)
- Mother – Madhu Chopra (gynaecologist in Indian Army)
- Siblings – Siddharth Chopra (Younger Brother)
- Relatives – Parineeti Chopra (Cousin), Meera Chopra (Cousin), Barbie Handa (Cousin), Mannara Chopra (Cousin)
She is signed with Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
Boyfriend / Spouse
Priyanka Chopra has dated –
- Aseem Merchant – Priyanka was romantically linked with Aseem Merchant who is famous for his role in Singh Saab the Great (2013).
- Harman Baweja (2007-2008) – After working together in the Love Story 2050 (2008) film, actors Priyanka and Harman Baweja were an item from 2007 to 2008.
- Shahid Kapoor (2009-2011) – After appearing with actor Shahid Kapoor in the film Kaminey in 2009, she was rumored to be dating him until 2011.
- Nick Jonas (2017-Present) – Priyanka Chopra began dating American singer Nick Jonas early 2018. She is 11 years senior to him. The couple got engaged in a private affair attended by close relatives and friends in Mumbai on August 18, 2018. The couple got married on December 1, 2018, at Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India.
- In feet – 5 feet 6½ inches
- In centimeters – 169 cm
- In meters – 1.69 m
- In Kilograms – 60 Kg
- In Pounds – 132 lbs
- Measurements – 34-24-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32C
She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 5 (US).
As a playback singer, she first recorded the song “Ullathai Killathe” in the Tamil film Thamizhan (2002). Chopra has released a number of singles and music videos. She first signed with Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles and released her first single “In My City” on September 2012. The song received mixed reviews from critics, however, she received a handful of awards for the song. Her second and third singles were “Exotoc” and “I Can’t Make You Love Me”.
Priyanka made her first appearance in a Tamil movie, Thamizhan alongside Vijay in 2002. The Hindi film Mujhse Shaddi Karogi was her first commercial hit film.
Chopra made her debut in television industry as a host. She hosted the third season of India’s reality TV show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi X 3.
Priyanka Chopra has been associated with a number of brands like Garnier, Nokia Mobile Phone, Idea Spice Phone, Malik Law Chambers UK, Rajnigandha Silver Pearls – DS Group., etc. She has also appeared in numerous TVCs and Print Ads.
- She ranked first on UK Magazine Eastern Eye’s “World’s Sexiest Asian Woman” list for four times since 2006.
- She was named “Hottest Girl of the Year” thrice by Maxim.
- She was named “India’s Best-Dressed Woman of the Year” by People in 2011
- In 2015, People magazine named her as the “Most Intriguing People of the Year”.
- In 2015, Chopra appeared in The Huffington Post’s “100 Most Influential Women on Twitter” list.
- In 2016, she ranked #4 on AskMen’s Top 99 Women.
- In 2016, Forbes named her the World’s eight-highest-paid TV actress.
- People magazine named her the “Most Beautiful Women in the World” in 2017.
Cars & Bikes
Chopra has quite and impressive collection of exotic cars, including Rolls Royce Ghost, Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes Benz E Class and BMW 7 Series. She is also a fan of riding bikes, who owns a Harley Davidson SuperLow.
Priyanka Chopra owns a plush flat in the posh Andheri in Mumbai. Apart from that, she also owns a couple of luxury houses in Mumbai and New York City.
Priyanka Chopra Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Matthew Mcconaughey, Tom Hardy, Kishore Kumar, Mel Gibson, Shah Rukh Khan, Dharmendra
- Favorite Actress – Rekha, Sushmita Sen
- Favorite Movies – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Jerry Maguire, Pretty Woman, Walk in the Clouds
- Favorite Songs – Careless Whispers by George Micheal, I Will Always Love You by Sarah Washington
- Favorite Books – Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Tell me your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon, Letters from a Father to His Daughter by Jawaharlal Nehru
- Favorite Color – Red
- Favorite Perfume – Ralph Lauren Romance
- Favorite Restaurant – Olive in Mumbai
- Favorite Holiday Destination – Paris, Brazil, Mexico
- Favorite Costume – Saree
- Favorite Food – Risotto, Burgers, French Fries, Chicken/Mutton Biryani, Fish Curry, Sarson ka Saag, Bourbon Biscuits, Red Velvet Cake, Lasagna
Priyanka Chopra Net worth
Priyanka Chopra has an estimated net worth of $32 million dollars as of 2019. She charges an average of Rs 10 crore per film, Rs 2 crore for an episode in TV shows, Rs 5 crore per endorsement. She was paid $3.7 million dollars for Quantico in 2015 which is incredibly popular amongst Americans.
Social Media Portfolio
- Facebook – Priyanka Chopra
- Twitter – Priyanka Chopra
- Instagram – priyankachopra
- YouTube Channel – PriyankaChopraVEVO
Some Lesser Known Facts About Priyanka Chopra
- Priyanka Chopra started her professional career as a model and subsequently contested in beauty pageants.
- She won the Femina Miss India 2000 title and represented India in the Miss World pageant the same year and won the title. That marked a stepping stone in her acting career that fetched her a lead role in a Tamil film in 2002.
- Since then, Chopra has seen a remarkable growth in the industry expanding her portfolio to Hollywood, making her one of the highest paid actresses in the world.
- She has created a name for herself in the entertainment industry as well as regarded as a A list actress in the business.
- Chopra has starred in a number of box office successes including Aitraaz, Fashion, Kaminey, 7 Khoon Maaf, Barfi!, Don 2, Agneepath and Krrish 3 amongst others.
- She has received several accolades and honors, including a National Film Awards for Best Actress, five Filmfare Awards, and India’s fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri for her contribution to arts.
- Priyanka Chopra was the first South Asian woman to play a lead role in the American drama thriller series Quantico. Her popularity earned her a sole in Hollywood film Baywatch.
- In 2015, Chopra was featured on HuffPost’s 100 Most Influential Women on Twitter list, in which she was ranked first amongst Indians.
- She is one of the few actors in India to be well accomplished for philanthropic works. Priyanka Chopra is also a global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
- In 2016, she was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, by the Government of India for her contribution to arts.
- Apart from being an actress, Chopra is also an writer, who write opinion column for famous publishers around the world.
- In 2017, she received the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice for her contribution towards social causes.
- In 2017, Forbes listed her among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women and the 15th Most Powerful Woman in Entertainment.
- In June 2018, it was announced that Chopra will publish her memoir titled Unfinished, which is scheduled to be released in 2019 by Penguin Books in India, Ballantine Books in the United States and Michael Joseph in the United Kingdom.
- Priyanka Chopra has also featured on the covers of numerous magazines. She has earned the hearts of millions of fans world wide, thanks to her good looks, sheer hard work, amazing talents and good heart.
- Visit her official website @ iampriyankachopra.com.