Priyanka Chopra, (Born on July 18, 1982) known by her nicknames Piggy Chops, Sunshine, Mimi, and PC, is a versatile personality in the entertainment industry, excelling as an actress, model, and singer.
Born on July 18, 1982, in Jamshedpur, India, Priyanka Chopra is currently 41 years old. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. She completed her schooling from various institutions, including La Martiniere Girls School and St. Maria Goretti College. Priyanka pursued her college education at Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science.
Priyanka Chopra follows Hinduism.
Priyanka Chopra made her film debut in the Tamil movie “Thamizhan” (2002) and her Bollywood debut in “The Hero: Love Story of a Spy” (2003). She also marked her presence on TV as the host of “Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi” in 2010. Her singing debut came with “Ullathai Killathe” in 2002.
Priyanka stands at a height of 169 cm (5′ 6½”) and maintains a weight of around 55 kg (121 lbs). Her figure measurements are approximately 35-28-35. She has captivating dark brown eyes and striking black hair.
She hails from a family with a background in the medical field. Her father, Late Ashok Chopra, was a physician in the Indian Army, and her mother, Madhu Chopra, also worked as a physician. She has a younger brother, Siddharth Chopra.
Priyanka enjoys diverse interests, including singing, writing poems, reading, and photography.
Priyanka Chopra has been no stranger to controversies during her career.
- Rumors of her alleged affairs, notably with Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan, created considerable buzz. Her association with Shah Rukh Khan led to speculations due to his special attention towards her, which reportedly caused friction within Shah Rukh’s family.
- A viral photo on the cover of Maxim India drew attention not for her beauty but due to alleged photo editing around her armpits.
- She engaged in a Twitter spat with comedian Tanmay Bhat over the pronunciation of her name.
- Additionally, her role in an episode of the TV show ‘Quantico‘ where her character uncovers a plot involving a Hindu symbol and India-Pakistan relations sparked a major controversy, with accusations of tarnishing India’s image. She eventually issued an apology on Twitter to address the outrage.
She has a palette for diverse tastes. Priyanka’s favorite foods include Dal-Chawal, Pasta, and Biryani. She admires actors like Matthew Mcconaughey and Shah Rukh Khan and has a penchant for Hollywood films like “Jerry Maguire” and “Pretty Woman.” Her fashion choices lean towards designers like Prabal Gurung, and she loves the perfume Ralph Lauren Romance.
Affairs and More
Priyanka’s romantic life has caught public attention. Her relationships with actors like Akshay Kumar, Shah Rukh Khan (rumored), and her eventual marriage to Nick Jonas in 2018 have remained in the spotlight. The couple welcomed their first child through surrogacy, a daughter named Malti Marie Chopra Jonas.
Priyanka has an eye for luxury, including a collection of cars such as Rolls Royce Ghost, Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes Benz E Class, and BMW 7 Series. She also possesses valuable items like luxury watches.
Known for her successful career, Priyanka commands substantial earnings. Her salary per film ranges from Rs. 9-10 crore, and she earns $4 million annually for her TV show. As of 2018, her income was reported at Rs. 18 crore per annum, contributing to an estimated net worth of $32 million.