Priyanka Chopra Jonas, an Indian film actress, model, and singer, The Bollywood Actress has become a global icon with her remarkable journey from winning the Miss World pageant in 2000 to becoming one of the highest-paid actresses in Bollywood and Hollywood.
Early Life and Upbringing
Born on July 18, 1982, in Jamshedpur, India, Priyanka Chopra was raised in a family of physicians serving in the Indian Army. Due to her parents’ profession, she moved quite frequently during her childhood.
She studied at the La Martiniere Girl’s School in Lucknow before relocating to the United States for three years. Interestingly, before entering the world of entertainment, Priyanka dreamt of becoming an aeronautical engineer.
Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign
|Full Name||Priyanka Chopra Jonas|
|Nickname||Piggy Chops, Sunshine, Mimi, PC|
|Alternative Names(s) (also known as)||Priyanka Chopra|
|Date of Birth||18 July 1982 (Sunday)|
|Age (as of 2023)||41 Years|
|Birthplace||Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India|
|Hometown||Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Current Address||Green Acres at Lokhandwala complex, Andheri, Mumbai|
|Education Qualification||12th standard|
|Hobbies and Interests||Singing, writing poems, reading, photography|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English|
|Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)||[Facebook], [Instagram], [Twitter]|
|Wikipedia Profile link||Priyanka Chopra|
|IMDb Profile link||[Priyanka Chopra Jonas]|
Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements
|Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)||37-28-37 inches or 94-71-94 cm|
|Height in feet, inches, cm||5’ 5″, 165 cm|
|Weight in kg, lbs||59 kg, 130 lbs|
|Chest||37 inches or 94 cm|
|Waist||28 inches or 71 cm|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hairstyle||Medium length, wavy or straight|
|Distinctive Features||Her full lips and her smile|
Family and Relationships – Boyfriend/Husband, Affairs
Priyanka is very close to her family, including her younger brother, Siddharth. She shares a special bond with her late father, Dr. Ashok Chopra.
In her personal life, Priyanka is happily married to singer Nick Jonas. The couple welcomed their first child, a girl, via surrogate in Jan.
|Spouse – Husband||Nick Jonas (singer and actor)|
|Father||Late Ashok Chopra (physician in Indian Army)|
|Mother||Madhu Chopra (physician in Indian Army)|
|Children||Malti Marie Chopra Jonas (daughter)|
|Siblings||Siddharth Chopra (younger brother)|
|Affairs – Boyfriend(s)||Aseem Merchant (model), Akshay Kumar (actor), Harman Baweja (actor), Shah Rukh Khan (actor), Shahid Kapoor (actor)|
|Significant Relationships||Fiancé: Nick Jonas|
Rise to Stardom
Priyanka made her acting debut with the 2002 Tamil film Thamizhan. She made her Bollywood debut the following year with the spy thriller The Hero: Love Story of a Spy.
Her breakout roles came with the success of romantic comedy Mujhse Shaadi Karogi(2004) and romantic thriller Aitraaz(2004).
Debut Film – Thamizhan
Successful Film – Krrish
Career, Awards, and Achievements
Priyanka has received numerous accolades, including two National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards. In 2016, the Government of India honored her with the Padma Shri. She was also named one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world.
|Profession(s)||Actress, producer, singer, author|
|Debut Film||Thamizhan (2002) (Tamil), The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003) (Hindi)|
|Notable Roles||Aitraaz (2004), Fashion (2008), Kaminey (2009), 7Khoon Maaf (2011), Barfi! (2012), Mary Kom (2014), Bajirao Mastani (2015), Quantico (2015-2018), Baywatch (2017), The White Tiger (2021)|
|Recent Films – New Movies||The White Tiger (2021), We Can Be Heroes (2021), Uunchai (2022)|
|Upcoming Films||The Matrix Resurrections (2021), Text for You (2022), Citadel (2023), Jee Le Zaraa (2023)|
|Popular Television Series||Quantico (2015-2018), Citadel (2023)|
|Awards and Achievements||Miss World 2000, National Film Award for Best Actress for Fashion, five Filmfare Awards, two People’s Choice Awards, Padma Shri in 2016, Time 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2016, Forbes World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2017 and 2018, BBC 100 Women in 2022|
|Endorsements/Brand Collaborations||Pepsi, Nokia, Garnier, TAG Heuer, Nirav Modi, Blenders Pride, Appy Fizz, JBL, Crocs, Bumble, Obagi Medical|
|Philanthropy/Charity Work||UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for child rights, Girl Up campaign, Girl Rising campaign, Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education, Global Citizen Festival|
|Professional Associations||Purple Pebble Pictures, Anomaly Entertainment|
|Training and Education||La Martiniere Girls’ School in Lucknow, St. Maria Goretti College in Bareilly, John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Army Public School in Bareilly|
|Production Company||Purple Pebble Pictures|
|Box Office Success – Hit Movies||Andaaz, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Aitraaz, Krrish, Don, Dostana, Agneepath, Barfi!, Krrish 3, Gunday, Dil Dhadakne Do|
|Critical Acclaim Movies||Aitraaz, Fashion, Kaminey, 7 Khoon Maaf, Barfi!, Mary Kom, Bajirao Mastani|
Assets and Finances – Net Worth
|Net Worth in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 225 Crore, $30 Million|
|Per Movie Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 12 Crore, $1.33 Million|
|Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 5 Crore, $0.67 Million|
|Sponsorship Deals||Pepsi, Nokia, Garnier, TAG Heuer, Nirav Modi, Blenders Pride, Appy Fizz, JBL, Crocs, Bumble, Obagi Medical|
|Business Ventures||Purple Pebble Pictures, Anomaly Entertainment|
|Real Estate Holdings||Green Acres at Lokhandwala complex in Mumbai, a bungalow in Versova in Mumbai, a mansion in Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, a penthouse in Manhattan in New York|
|Luxury Items/Properties Owned||Diamond jewelry, designer clothes and accessories|
|Cars Collection||Rolls Royce Ghost, Mercedes Benz E Class, BMW 7 Series, Porsche Cayenne|
Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes
|Favorite Actor||Matthew McConaughey|
|Favorite Film||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Pretty Woman, Jerry Maguire|
|Favorite Music Bands||N/A|
|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 Food||Risotto, burgers, pizza, chicken/mutton biryani, fish curry, sarson ka saag|
|Things s/he like||Traveling, yoga, singing, writing|
|Things s/he dislike||Gossip, dishonesty, arrogance|
Top 5 Best Films – Priyanka Chopra
|Film Name||Year of Release||Character Played|
|Mary Kom||2014||Mary Kom|
|Dil Dhadakne Do||2015||Ayesha Mehra|
|The White Tiger||2021||Pinky Madam|
Controversies – Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra has faced several controversies throughout her career:
- Her alleged affair with Akshay Kumar.
- Rumors about her relationship with Shah Rukh Khan.
- The controversy over her t-shirt with the words ‘Refugee’, ‘Immigrant’, and ‘Outsider’ crossed out.
- The backlash over her comments on racism.
- The controversy over Quantico’s plotline showing terrorism by Indian Hindu nationalists.
Interesting Facts – Priyanka Chopra
Here are some interesting facts about Priyanka Chopra:
- She was crowned Miss World at age 18.
- She has released a few music singles.
- She loves burgers, fries, and Tabasco.
- She has some cute nicknames.
- She has an “army of brothers.
- She always carries candies in her purse.
Priyanka Chopra’s journey from a small-town girl to a global icon is truly inspiring. Her talent, hard work, and determination have made her a role model for many young aspiring actors around the world.