Priyanka Chopra is an Indian film actress and producer. She is one of the most popular Bollywood actresses in India and winner of the Miss World contest 2000. She secured numerous awards, nominations and honoured with the fourth highest civilian award of India.
Priyanka Chopra Net Worth 2019
According to Finance Report, Priyanka Chopra has a Net Worth of $20 Million (estimated Rs. 150 crores) which comes from her acting in Bollywood films, brand endorsements and live shows. She is listed for one of the Most Powerful Women in the World by Forbes. She is one of the Highest Paid Bollywood Actresses with taking Rs 10 to 13 crore remuneration per film. Recently, she bought a bungalow in Mumbai worth Rs 100 crore. She also works for many brand advertisements and charges Rs. 3 crore per endorsement of the brand.
Priyanka Chopra Biography
|Full Name||Priyanka Chopra|
|Birthdate||18th July 1982|
|Birth Place||Jamshedpur, India|
|Residence||New York City, US|
|Height||1.69 m (5 ft 6.5 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Occupation||Actress, Model, Singer, Producer|
She did her primary schooling from several cities of India because of frequently changing her father’s posting. The list includes Pune, Lucknow, Ambala, Chandigarh, and Leh. She moved to the US at the age of 13 with her aunt and came back to India after three years of study. She did her higher secondary education from Army Public School in Bareilly. During his higher studies, she participated in the many beauty competitions held at the domestic level and won the “May Queen” beauty contest.
After completion of his higher studies, she admitted to College for further studies. During her graduation, Priyanka’s mother entered her in the Beauty pageant named Femina Miss India and she won the title “Miss India World” which was given to the second-place contestant. She later entered in the 50th edition of the Miss World pageant and won the Miss World 2000. She left her college after winning the title of Miss World and focus on to make her career in acting.
Bollywood Career and Filmography
She starts to receive many proposals for films after winning the title of Miss World. She made her Bollywood debut with the film The Hero released in April 2003. She then acted as a female lead in Andaaz with the opposite of Akshay Kumar. It was a romantic film and one of the successful movies of that year at Box Office. In early 2004, she appeared in three movies back to back but failed at the box office. She later appeared in Mujhse Shaadi Karogi with Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan. It was a romantic comedy film that was released in July 2004 and became the third commercial success movie at the box office. Later she starred in thriller film Aitraaz (2004) with Kareena Kapoor and the opposite Akshay Kumar. The film earns her the Filmfare Award in a Negative Role.
After a mixed response throughout 2005-06, she acted in Krrish opposite of Hrithik Roshan. It was a superhero film directed by Rakesh Roshan and released in June 2006. The film was the second part of the Koi Mil Gaya film and became the second highest-grossing film at Box Office. In 2006, she appeared in action thriller film Don with Bollywood King Khan named Shah Rukh Khan and the film was declared as the fifth highest-grossing film of that year. She featured in the great series of commercial success films including Fashion (2008), Krrish 3 (2013) and Bajirao Mastani (2015) which helps her to won several awards for her performance. She also received recognition for featuring a character in Barfi (2012) and Mary Kom (2014).
In 2015, she appeared in the American drama series named Quantico to start her acting career in Hollywood. In 2016, Priyanka made her Hollywood debut with action comedy film Baywatch but her role was limited for few scenes only. Later she starred in her next Hollywood drama film, A Kid Like Jake which was released in 2018. Priyanka also worked in a another American film Isn’t It Romantic which was released on 13th February 2019.
Awards and Honors
Throughout her acting career, Priyanka received 126 awards and 73 nominations and still counting.
- Padma Shri Award (2016)
- Asian Film Award (2009)
- Four BIG Star Entertainment Awards (2010, 2012, 2014)
- Five Filmfare Awards (2004, 2005, 20009, 2012, 2016)
- Two Global Indian Film Awards (2005, 2007)
- Indian Telly Award (2010)
- Six IIFA Awards (2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2016)
- Five Lions Gold Awards (2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017)
- Mother Teresa Award (2017)
- National Film Award (2008)
- Two People’s Choice Awards (2016, 2017)
- Eight Producers Guild Film Awards (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)
- Eight Screen Awards (2005, 20092012, 2013, 2014, 2016)
- Seven Stardust Awards (2004, 2005, 2009, 2013, 2014, 2016)
- Two Zee Cine Awards (2013, 2014)
Early and Personal Life
She was born in Jamshedpur into the Punjabi Hindu family. Her father named Ashok Chopra and her mother named Madhu Chopra. Both are worked as physicians in the Indian Army. Her father died in June 2013. She has a brother named Siddharth Chopra who is seven years younger than her. In August 2018, Priyanka engaged to the American Singer and Actor Nick Jonas and it was a Punjabi style Roka ceremony in Mumbai. The couple gets married in December 2018 with Hindu and Christian traditions.