Priyanka Chopra Jonas is an Indian Film Actress, Singer, Model, Film Producer, and Philanthropist. One of India’s highest-paid and most popular movie actress. In 2000, Priyanka went on to the Miss World pageant, where she was crowned Miss World 2000 and Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty – Asia & Oceania at the Millennium Dome in London on 30 November 2000.
Biography & Wiki
Priyanka Chopra has many nicknames, like Piggy Chops, Sunshine, Mimi, PC. Actor Abhishek Bachchan gave her the name “Piggy Chops” during the shooting of the film Bluffmaster. She was born on 18 July 1982 in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. Hence, her current age is 37 years. Priyanka’s Zodiac is Cancer. Her hometown is Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
|Height (approx.) in centimeters||169 cm|
|Height (approx.) in meters||1.69 m|
|Height (approx.) in Feet Inches||5′ 6½”|
|Weight (approx.) in Kilograms||55 kg|
|Weight (approx.) in Pounds||121 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||35-28-35|
Priyanka Chopra’s father’s name is Ashok Chopra and her mother is Madhu Chopra, both of them are physicians in the Indian Army. She was especially close to her father, who died in June 2013; in 2012, she got a tattoo reading “Daddy’s lil girl“, in his handwriting.
Siddharth Chopra is her brother. He is an Entrepreneur and works in the Hospitality Sector. Her Grandfather is Manohar Kishan Akhouri and her Grandmother is Madhu Jyotsna Akhouri. Actress Mannara Chopra, Meera Chopra, Barbie Handa, and famous Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra are her cousins.
Education and School, College
At the age of thirteen, Priyanka Chopra moved to the United States to study, living with her aunt and attending schools in Newton, Massachusetts, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after a stop in Queens, New York, as her aunt’s family also moved frequently.
After completing her schooling she joined Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science, Mumbai to complete her graduation. But she was not completing her course and she is a college drop out.
Boys, affairs, spouse name
In the starting stage of her career, Priyanka dated with co-worker and model, Aseem Merchant. There was rumored that during the shooting of “Andaaz”, she falls in love with Akshay Kumar.
She dated with actor and co-star Harman Baweja during the shooting of “Love Story 2050”. After dating each other for less than two years, Harman and Priyanka decided to go their separate ways. Priyanka Chopra was a die-hard Shahrukh Khan fan. Also, there was a buzz that she had an affair with Shahrukh Khan. She also dated Shahid Kapoor.
In 2018, there was a rumor about the relationship between Priyanka Chopra and Nick John. However, the media has confirmed about their dating in July 2018 as Nick has spotted to accompany her on her trip to India. They got engaged on August 18, 2018, in Mumbai and got married on 1st December 2018 as per Christian rituals and on 2nd December 2018 as per Hindu rituals.
|Favorite Food(s)||Risotto, Burgers, French fries, Chicken/Mutton Biryani, Fish curry, Sarson ka saag, Bourbon biscuits, Red velvet cake|
|Favorite Actor(s)||Matthew McConaughey, Tom Hardy, Mel Gibson, Shah Rukh Khan, Kishore Kumar, and Dharmendra|
|Favorite Actresses||Rekha and Sushmita Sen|
|Favorite Bollywood Movie||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi|
|Hollywood Movie||Jerry Maguire, Pretty Woman, Walk in the Clouds|
|Favorite Song(s)||“Careless Whispers” by George Micheal, “I Will Always Love You” By Sarah Washington|
|Favourite Book(s)||Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Tell me your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon, Letters from a Father to His Daughter by Jawaharlal Nehru|
|Favorite Fashion Designer||Prabal Gurung|
|Favorite Perfume||Ralph Lauren Romance|
|Favorite Restaurant||Olive in Mumbai|
|Favorite Destination(s)||Paris, Brazil, and Mexico|
Priyanka Chopra filmography
Priyanka Chopra works in Bollywood Film Industry and few Tamil, Telugu, Hollywood Movies. She was made her screen debut in 2002 with Tamil movie “Thamizhan“. She debuts in Bollywood with Hindi Movie “The Hero: Love Story of a Spy” (2003). Her first TV show is “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi” in 2010 as a host. She made her Hollywood debut on television by starring in the American crime drama Quantico.
She is the winner of Miss India and Miss World beauty pageants in 2000. Though she wanted to make her career in criminal psychology, after winning the Miss India contest, she dropped the idea as she was getting many film offers. Priyanka Chopra worked many commercial successful popular films such as Andaasz (2003), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Fashion (2008), 7 Khoon Maaf (2011), Barfi! (2012), Mary Kom (2014), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Bajirao Mastani (2015), etc. She is now Highest-paid Bollywood Actress. She earns 9-10 Crore per Hindi movie in India. She won the National Award – Best Actress for her film ‘Fashion’ (2008).
Priyanka also explores her singing talent in 2012 and she launched her first music album “In My City“.
Awards & Recognitions
- Priyanka won Padma Shri in 2016.
- She won 5 Filmfare Awards.
- She won 4 BIG Star Entertainment Awards.
- Twice she won the Global Indian Film Awards.
- The Lions Gold Awards are presented annually by members of the Lions Club of SOL Mumbai to honor excellence in the Hindi cinema. Priyanka has won five awards.
- Priyanka has received five National Film Awards, one for Fashion as an actress, three for Ventilator and one for Paani as a producer.
- She has won two People’s Choice Awards.
- The Producers Guild Film Awards is an annual event organized by the Film Producers Guild of India. Priyanka has won eight awards from thirteen nominations.
- Priyanka won the “Golden Goblet” (Jin Jue) Award for Contribution to Cinema in Shanghai International Film Festival in 2009.
Salary and Net Worth
Priyanka has an estimated net worth of almost $32 million. She earns almost ₹9-10 crore for every movie he plays as salary. Furthermore, she earns $4 million/year for TV shows. Her yearly income is ₹18 crores per annum.
Priyanka is having some most high-end luxury cars. She purchased Rolls Royce Ghost, Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes Benz E Class and BMW 7 Series, etc.
Priyanka Chopra USA Address
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
9601 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-5213
Priyanka Chopra India Address
Green Acres Lokhandwala complex Andheri Mumbai-400 047 India
|Phone Number||She didn’t like to share her Phone number publicly.|
|Email Id||Not Available|
- After the rumors of her alleged affair with Akshay Kumar, she and Akshay Kumar mutually decided not to work together after Waqt.
- Her alleged affair with Shah Rukh Khan created a lot of fire. It all incepted when Shah Rukh started giving special treatment to Priyanka recommending her to filmmakers to cast her in the film. Also, her regular visits to Shah Rukh’s house Mannat and also at various other events, and to meet his wife Gauri Khan. After all these sequences of incidents, Gauri made it clear that she didn’t want her husband to work with Priyanka anymore, and as a result, both stopped working with each other.
- After she shared her photo on the cover of Maxim India where the actor looked flawless, it went viral, not because of her beauty but her armpits that many thoughts looked photoshopped without any underarm wrinkles.
- She had a twitter battle with comedian Tanmay Bhat after he mocked her accent just like many others on social media. “When I say @priyankachopra’s name in my head I now automatically pronounce it like ‘Priyaaaanka Chopruh’,” he tweeted.
Facts about Priyanka Chopra
- At the age of 18, she won the Femina Miss India contest in 2000, where Shah Rukh Khan was one of the judges.
- Though she wanted to make her career in criminal psychology, after winning the Miss India contest, she dropped the idea as she was getting many film offers.
- She was supposed to make her Bollywood debut with the film Ek Haseena Ek Deewana, opposite Govinda, but the film got shelved.
- She played 12 different characters (for each zodiac sign) in the film What’s Your Raashee?
- Priyanka is a close friend of Hollywood actor Gerard Butler.
- She is the first Indian actress whose foot impression was taken in Italy’s famous Salvatore Ferragamo Museum.
- A few weeks after their marriage, Priyanka and Nick got their Simpsons caricatures by the “The Simpsons” illustrators Stefano Monda and Rino Russo.
- She has a pet dog named Diana. Her dog, Diana, also has an Instagram page with thousands of followers.
- As a philanthropist, Priyanka has worked with UNICEF since 2006 and was appointed as the national and global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights in 2010 and 2016, respectively.
- Priyanka supports various causes through her foundation “The Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education”.
- She donated ₹5 million (US$72,000) to Nanavati hospital to build a cancer ward.
- Indian prime minister Narendra Modi selected Priyanka as one of his nine nominees called “Navratna” in 2014 for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a national cleanliness campaign by the Government of India.
- Priyanka began writing an opinion column for the Hindustan Times in 2009. She wrote a total of 50 columns for the newspaper.
- She is also the founder of the production company Purple Pebble Pictures, which released the acclaimed Marathi film Ventilator (2016).