Preity Zinta : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Preity Zinta, the dimpled queen of Bollywood, is an Indian film actress and entrepreneur primarily known for her work in Hindi films. The bollywood actress with her effervescent personality and formidable talent, Preity has taken the entertainment world by storm

Preity Zinta
Preity Zinta

Early Life and Upbringing

Born on January 31, 1975, in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, Preity Zinta hails from a multicultural background. Her father was a Distinguished Professor of English and her mother a homemaker.

She was a very bright student and graduated with degrees in English honours and criminal psychology. She was a tomboy during her school days and she loves shopping, especially shoes.

Preity Zinta - Early Life And Upbringing
Preity Zinta – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Preity Zinta - Personal Life
Preity Zinta – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NamePreity G Zinta
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Preity G Zinta
Date of Birth31 January 1975
Age (as of 2023)48 Years
Zodiac SignAquarius
BirthplaceShimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
HometownRohru, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), India
Current AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Education QualificationGraduate (English honors)Postgraduate (Criminal Psychology)
Hobbies and InterestsDancing, working out at gym, Reading, Writing
Languages KnownHindi, English, Punjabi
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Facebook, Instagram
Wikipedia Profile linkPreity Zinta
IMDb Profile linkPreity Zinta
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Preity Zinta - Physical Appearance
Preity Zinta – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)32-26-32 inches
Height in feet, inches, cm5’ 2″ / 157.5 cm
Weight in kg, lbs58 kg / 128 lbs
Chest32 inches
Waist26 inches
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourBrown
HairstyleLong and wavy
Distinctive FeaturesGlowing dimples, sharp features

 Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs

Preity Zinta lost both her parents by the age of 15. She has two brothers, one of whom is an officer in the Indian Army. In her personal life, Preity Zinta is married to Gene Goodenough.

They have twins, Jai Zinta Goodenough and Gia Zinta Goodenough, born on November 18, 2021, through surrogacy.

Preity Zinta - Family And Relationships
Preity Zinta – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – HusbandGene Goodenough (Financial Analyst)
FatherLate Durganand Zinta (Army Officer)
MotherNilprabha Zinta (Homemaker)
Children Jai Zinta Goodenough and Gia Zinta Goodenough (Twins born on 18 November 2021 through surrogacy) 
Siblings Deepankar Zinta (Elder, Army Officer), Manish Zinta (Younger, Lives in California) 
Affairs – Boyfriend(s) Shekhar Kapur (Director), Marc Robinson (Actor, Model), Ness Wadia (Businessman, 2005,2009) 
Significant RelationshipsN/A

Rise to Stardom

Preity Zinta made her acting debut in the film “Dil Se” in 1998. The movie was a critical and commercial success, and Preity’s performance gained her recognition and a nomination for Best Female Debut at the Filmfare Awards.

She was also a prominent face in YRF and Dharma Productions movies that featured Shah Rukh Khan or Salman Khan in the lead.

Preity Zinta - Rise To Stardom
Preity Zinta – Rise To Stardom

Preity Zinta – Debut Film – Dil Se (1998)

Preity Zinta - Debut Film
Preity Zinta – Debut Film
Dil Se.. - Official Trailer |ShahRukh Khan, ManishaKoirala | Mani Ratnam | A.R. Rahman | H1 Creation

Preity Zinta – Successful Film – Veer-Zara (2004)

Preity Zinta - Successful Film
Preity Zinta – Successful Film
Veer-Zaara | Official Trailer | Shah Rukh Khan | Preity Zinta | Rani Mukerji | Yash Chopra

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Preity Zinta has received several awards for her acting in Hindi films. She won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for “Dil Se” and “Soldier” in 1999. She received the Filmfare Award for Best Actress for her performance in “Kal Ho Naa Ho” in 2003.

For her first international role in the Canadian drama “Heaven on Earth” in 2008, she was awarded the Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress.

Preity Zinta - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Preity Zinta – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actress, producer, entrepreneur
Debut FilmDil Se… (1998)
Notable Roles Kya Kehna, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Veer Zaara, Salaam Namaste, Heaven on Earth
Recent Films – New Movies Bhaiyyaji Superhit (2018), Ishkq in Paris (2013)
Upcoming Films N/A
Popular Television Series Guinness World Records Ab India Todega, Up Close & Personal with PZ
Awards and Achievements Filmfare Award for Best Actress, Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress, Godfrey’s Mind of Steel Award, Honorary Doctorate of Arts
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations Perk, Liril, Lakmé, Head & Shoulders, Godrej, RoC, Chings, GoAir
Philanthropy/Charity Work Naaz Organization, St. Anthony Old Age Home, Nanavati Hospital, UNAIDS, Make A Wish Foundation, Loomba Trust
Professional Associations Punjab Kings, Stellenbosch Kings, Saint Lucia Kings, PZNZ Media
Training and EducationSt. Bede’s College, Shimla (English honors and criminal psychology), Harvard Business School (executive education)
Production CompanyPZNZ Media
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Soldier, Koi… Mil Gaya, Veer Zaara, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Critical Acclaim Movies Dil Se…, Kya Kehna, Dil Chahta Hai, Armaan, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Lakshya, Heaven on Earth

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Preity Zinta - Assets And Finances
Preity Zinta – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsRs. 240 Crore or $31 Million 
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 8-12 Crore or $1.1-1.6 Million 
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsRs. 2-2.5 Crore or $027-0.34 Million 
Sponsorship Deals N/A
Business VenturesPZNZ Media (production company)   – Punjab Kings (IPL cricket team)   Stellenbosch Kings (T20 Global League cricket team)  Above The Clouds (film and television development fund) 
Investments  Real Estate Properties  Studio worth Rs. 600 Crore 
Real Estate Holdings  Two luxury houses in Mumbai  One house in Shimla  One house in Beverly Hills, US 
Luxury Items/Properties Owned ) Exercise DVD   Sari line with Chhabra 555 Iconic movie outfits 
Cars Collection  Lexus LX 470 Crossover  Porsche  Mercedes Benz E Class  BMW  Mercedes E Class  Mercedes 350D Range Rover Vogue 

Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Preity Zinta - Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Preity Zinta – Favourite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorGuru Dutt, Sanjay Dutt, Aamir Khan and Shahrukh Khan
Favorite ActressRani Mukerji
Favorite FilmTitanic
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite BooksN/A
Favorite ColorElectric blue
Favorite FoodKadhi Chawal, khatti Himachali dal
Things s/he likeNature’s beauty, dancing, reading, writing, working out at gym, homegrown fruits
Things s/he dislikeWaking up early in the morning, botox, controversies

Top 5 Best Films – Preity Zinta

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Dil Se1998Preeti Nair
Kya Kehna2000Priya Bakshi
Kal Ho Naa Ho2003Naina Catherine Kapur
Veer-Zaara2004Zaara Hayat Khan
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna2006Rhea Saran

Controversies – Preity Zinta

  • Reportedly, she had a romantic link-up with Shekhar Kapur while he was married and it caused divorce of Shekhar Kapur and Suchitra Krishnamurthy5.
  • In 2015, she filed a case of molestation against her ex-boyfriend Ness Wadia6.
  • A non-bailable warrant was released against the Veer-Zaara actress after she failed to appear in the court during the first hearing of the case6.
  • During one of his interviews on Koffee With Karan, Tusshar Kapoor said that Preity Zinta had a botox. This infuriated the actress who slammed the Golmaal actor saying all this was rubbish6.
  • She was involved in an explosion in Colombo during a Temptation concert in 2004 and a Tsunami in the Indian Ocean in the same year5.
Preity Zinta - Controversies
Preity Zinta – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Preity Zinta

  • She was a tomboy during her school days.
  • She loves shopping, especially shoes.
  • She never goes for work on Sunday.
  • She first got noticed after she appeared in the commercial of Perk.
  • She is also referred to as Dimple Queen.
  • She escaped death twice; first when there was an explosion at the “Temptation Concert” in Colombo (2004) where she was performing, and second when she was in the danger area when the disaster Indian Ocean Tsunami (2004) took place.
Preity Zinta - Interesting Facts
Preity Zinta – Interesting Facts

Preity Zinta’s journey from a small-town girl to a successful Bollywood actress and entrepreneur is truly inspiring. Her courage, determination, and talent have made her a role model for many.

Despite the ups and downs in her career, she has always emerged stronger, proving that she is indeed a force to be reckoned with in the Indian film industry.

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