Who Is Priyanka Chopra?


Priyanka Chopra is an International actress, singer, film producer, philanthropist, author and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant. The actress is one of India’s highest-paid and most popular celebrities. The actress calls by some cute nicknames: Piggy Chops, Mimi, Sunshine, PC, and Mithoo.

Besides her filmy career, Chopra is also noted for her philanthropic works. The actress is working with UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) for the past twelve years as a global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights. In 2016, the Government of India honored her with the Padma Shri. Time magazine listed her name in the 100 most influential people in the world list and Forbes listed her among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2017.

Early Life


Priyanka Chopra was born 18 July 1982 in Jamshedpur, India. Her father Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra were Indian Army physicians. Her mother is the eldest daughter of Ms. Madhu Jyotsna Akhouri (former member of Bihar Legislative Assembly) and Dr. Manohar Kishan Akhouri (former veteran Congress member). Chopra has a younger brother, Siddharth Chopra, and actresses Parineeti Chopra(first cousin), Meera Chopra (both fathers are cousins) and Barbie Handa (Mannara Chopra) is her cousin sisters.

Due to her parents’ occupations, the family had to relocate very often and she attended different schools and La Martiniere Girls School in Lucknow and St. Maria Goretti College in Bareilly is two of them.

At the age of thirteen, Chopra moved to the USA to study and started living with her aunt. That time, she attended schools like Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts and John F. Kennedy High School in Iowa. In the meantime, the beauty queen participated in several theatre productions, studied Western classical music, choral singing, and Kathak dance. She finished her 10th degree from the USA.

After three years, Chopra moved back to India admitted to the Army Public School in Bareilly to complete her high-school education. Later, she admitted to Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science in Mumbai to complete her college degree. But she dropped out from college for her career.

During this period, she won a local “May Queen” beauty contest. Priyanka later participated in the Femina Miss India contest of 2000 and finished second. Chopra then went to win the Miss World contest and was crowned Miss World 2000 and Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty—Asia & Oceania at the Millennium Dome in London on 30 November 2000.

Debut & Succes Story

After winning Miss India World, Chopra about to debut her film career with Abbas-Mustan’s romantic thriller Humraaz (2002). But due to some unknown reason, filmmakers replaced her with Amisha Patel. Later in 2002, Priyanka debut her acting career opposite Tamil superstar Vijay in Tamil film Thamizhan. Priyanka also sang a song ‘Ullathai Killathe’ for that film.

In 2003, Chopra made her Bollywood film debut as the second female lead opposite Sunny Deol and Preity Zinta in director Anil Sharma’s romantic action film The Hero: Love Story of a Spy. That was one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films that year.

After that, in 2003, Piggy Chops appeared in director Raj Kanwar’s romantic drama film Andaaz opposite Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta(debut film for Lara Dutta) as the second female lead. Andaaz was commercially successful at the box office and her performance earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut (along with Lara Dutta) and a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.

The international actress appeared in more than 50 films (including Hollywood). If we talk about her breakthrough films, then there are many films we can count as her breakthrough. Because Priyanka’s maximum films were hit. We can consider these superhit films are Priyanka’s best films: Andaaz (2002), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Bluffmaster! (2005), Krrish (2006), Agneepath (2012), Barfi! (2012), Krrish 3 (2013), and Mary Kom (2014). She gets huge positive reviews for her role in Mary Kom (2014).

Music & Hollywood Career

Priyanka debut as a playback singer in the song ‘Ullathai Killathe‘ in her debuting Tamil film Thamizhan (2002). In July 2012, Chopra became the first Bollywood star signed by Creative Artists Agency, an entertainment and sports agency based in Los Angeles. Her first single song ‘In My City‘ released in 2012. In July 2013, Chopra released her second single ‘Exotic‘ featuring American rapper Pitbull. Her third single ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me‘ was released in April 2014.

Chopra’s first song as a playback singer in Bollywood was “Chaoro“, from Mary Kom (2014). In 2015, she sang the title song ‘Dil Dhadakne Do‘ along with Farhan Akhtar for the film Dil Dhadakne Do. On 11 August 2017, Chopra collaborated with the Australian DJ Will Sparks for herself wroten song “Young and Free”.

In 2015, she began starring as Alex Parrish (an FBI agent) on the thriller TV series Quantico, becoming the first South Asian to star in American network drama series. This series is Produced by ABC Studios. She received the People’s Choice Award for ‘Favourite Actress In A New TV Series‘ for her role in Quantico and becomes the first South Asian actress to win a People’s Choice Award.

In the year of 2017, Chopra made her Hollywood film debut by playing Victoria Leeds (Negative role) character in filmmaker Seth Gordon’s action comedy film Baywatch opposite Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario, and Zac Efron.

Production Career

On 3 March 2015, she started her own production company Purple Pebble Pictures. PC first produced Marathi comedy-drama Ventilator (2016) under her production company. Later she produced several Bollywood, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Punjabi films.

Personal Life


Many rumors flyes around every successful celebrity. Priyanka also has some. She alleged to be in a relationship with these actors: Aseem Merchant (Model), Akshay Kumar (Actor), Harman Baweja (Actor), Shah Rukh Khan (Actor), Shahid Kapoor (Actor).

Nick Jonas (26) and Priyanka Chopra (36) got married in a grand ceremony on 1 Dec 2018 after a year of dating. The grand wedding took place at the picturesque Umaid Bhavan Palace in Jodhpur. Nick Jonas is 10 years younger than Priyanka.

Social Accounts

Priyanka Chopra Complete Details


Below are the complete details about Priyanka Chopra (Age, Height, Body measurement, Shoe Size, Social Accounts, Family, Friends, Address, House, Affairs, Controversies, Favorite Things, Hobbies, Vehicle Collection, Car Collection, Movies, Bike Collection, Net Worth, Income, Side Business, Hit Flop, Upcoming Movies, Awards, Unknown facts and more details).



  
Personal Life
Childhood Pics/Video
NamePriyanka Chopra
Real NamePriyanka Chopra
Other Names/NicknamesPiggy Chops, Mimi, Mithoo, Sunshine, PC
Born18 July 1982
Age36 Years. (As In 2019)
Birth PlaceJamshedpur, Bihar (now in Jharkhand), India
NationalityIndian
OccupationModel, Actress, Singer, Producer, Philanthropist, Author
ReligionHinduism
Astrological signCancer
Physical Info/Stats
Height5 Feet 6½ Inches
1.69 Meters
Weight (Approx.)56 kg
Figure Measurements (Approx.)Breast: 35 Inches
Waist: 29 Inches
Hips: 35 Inches
Body ShapeHourglass
Bra Size34C
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Shoe Size7.5 Inches (US)
Physical Trade MarkBeautiful smile & Full Lips
Education
SchoolLa Martiniere Girls School in Lucknow.
St. Maria Goretti College in Bareilly.
CollegeJai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science in Mumbai.
OthersWhen she was in the USA, participated in several theatre productions, studied Western classical music, choral singing, and Kathak dance.
Educational Qualification12th Degree.
House & Address
HouseHouse 1: After marriage, Priyanka and Nick Jonas bought a stunning $6.5 million dollar house in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California. The 4,129-square-foot Beverly Hills home has 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms. The mansion also includes a private pool, a lush garden, a breathtaking parlor etc.


House 2: Priyanka Chopra Buys sea facing Bungalow (Dariya Mahal) for ₹100 Crore (approx) in Versova, Mumbai.


House 3: Apartment in Lokhandwala, Mumbai.
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House 4: In 2016, the actress brought a house in New York City, New York, U.S.
Office AddressOn 3 March 2015, she launched her production company Purple Pebble Pictures in Mumbai, Maharastra, India.
Family & Friends
FatherCapt. Dr. Ashok Chopra (Indian Army physicians)
Born: August 23, 1950.
Died: June 10, 2013, Mumbai, India.
MotherDr. Madhu Chopra (Indian Army physicians)
BrotherSiddharth Chopra (Businessman).
Born: 1989.
Age: 30 Years. (As In 2019).
SisterNo.
Uncles/AuntiesN/A
CousinsActress Parineeti ChopraMeera Chopra  and Barbie Handa (Mannara Chopra) is her cousins.
Other RelativesN/A
Best Friends Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (Meghan Markle) - American film actress.
PetDiana Chopra (A Dog).
Social Accounts
FacebookPriyanka Chopra Facebook
InstagramPriyanka Chopra Instagram
TwitterPriyanka Chopra Twitter
YouTubePriyanka Chopra YouTube
Purple Pebble Pictures (Production Company)
WebsitesPriyanka Chopra Official Site
Purple Pebble Pictures (Production Company)
Deezer N/A
Controversies
Fireworks ControversyAs Priyanka is the brand ambassador of Breathfree, in an asthma-related campaign she said not to use firecrackers on Diwali. So that, after bursting firecrackers in her wedding celebrations, many social users called her hypocrite.

Affair with Akshay KumarShe was all over the news for her alleged affair with Akshay Kumar, she and Akshay Kumar mutually decided not to work together.
Affair with SRKLater again she had alleged for the affair with Shah Rukh Khan. It become headlines when Shah Rukh started recommending her to filmmakers to cast her in the film. Her regular visits to SRK's house and appearances various other events along with SRK made her wife tensed about their relation. After some incidents, Gauri wants her husband not to work with Priyanka anymore. As a result, both stopped working with each other.
Unscripted Scripted KissDuring filming 'Dil Dhadakne Do', Ranveer Suddenly kissed Priyanka Chopra in front of everyone, which she didn't like at all. Priyanka considers herself his senior and expects this kind of behavior from him.
Spouse & Children
Marital StatusMarried - 1 Dec 2018.
SpouseNick Jonas.
Born: September 16, 1992.
Age: 26 Years. (As In 2019)
Spouse OccupationSinger, Songwriter, Actor.
Marriage LocationUmaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
ChildrensN/A.
Boyfriends & Affairs
Ex: Aseem Merchant (Model, Actor).
Ex: Akshay Kumar (Actor).
Ex: Harman Baweja (Actor).
Ex: Shah Rukh Khan (Actor).
Ex: Shahid Kapoor (Actor).
Spouse: Nick Jonas (Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Producer).
Favorites & Hobbies
HobbiesDancing, Singing, Photography, Watching Movies, Writing Poems.
Favorite ColorBlack, Red
Favorite FoodRisotto, Burgers, Buffalo wings, pepperoni pizza, cheeseburger, French fries, Chicken/Mutton Biryani, Fish curry, Sarson ka saag, Bourbon biscuits, Red velvet cake.
Favorite PerfumeTrussardi Donna Eau de Parfum, Ralph Lauren Romance, Dune.
Favorite BookTell Me Your Dreams, Romeo and Juliet, Letters from a Father to his Daughter.
Favorite ActorBollywood: Shah Rukh Khan, Kishore Kumar, and Dharmendra.

Hollywood: Matthew McConaughey, Tom Hardy, Mel Gibson.
Favorite ActressBollywood: Rekha, Sushmita Sen, Rani Mukerji.
Favorite MovieBollywood: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Maine Pyar Kiya (1989).

Hollywood: Jerry Maguire (1996), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Pretty Woman (1990) and A Walk in the Clouds (1995).
Favorite Songs‘No’ by Meghan Trainor, I will always love you, Careless Whispers.
Favorite DesignersPrabal Gurung.
Favorite MusicianN/A.
Favorite SportsN/A.
Favorite Holiday DestinationGoa, USA, Italy, Switzerland, Thailand.

She always chose beaches to spend her holidays.
Likes & DislikesLikes: Collecting Gadgets, Cameras, Shoes, and Sunglasses.
Dislikes: N/A
Net Worth & Income
Salary (Approx.)Per Ad: ₹1 - 3 Crores (INR).
Per Film: ₹10 - 15 Crores (INR).
Net Worth (Approx.)$30 Million (US).
₹200 Crore (INR).
Vehicle Collection
Bike CollectionHarley Davidson SuperLow.
Car CollectionBMW 7 Series, Mercedes-Benz E Class, Porsche Cayenne, Rolls Royce Ghost.
OtherVanity Van
Career
Filmography/Total MoviesClick Here To Know
DebutsTamil: Thamizhan (2002).


Bollywood: The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2002).


Hollywood: Baywatch (2017).


Indian TV: Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 3 (2010) - As Judge.


American TV: Quantico (2015).


Music: Song 'Ullathai Killathe' in her debuted Tamil film Thamizhan (2002).
Her first single song 'In My City' released in 2012.
Turning Point Movies
(Breakthrough Movies)
Andaaz (2002).


Barfi! (2012).


Mary Kom (2014).
Hit/Flop & Box OfficeClick Here To Know.
Songs Sang By PC1. Ullathai Killathe.
2. In My City.
3. Exotic.
4. I Can't Make You Love Me.
5. Chaoro.
6. Dil Dhadakne Do.
Awards
Awards WinsClick Here For Details & Updates.
Total NominationsClick Here For Details & Updates.
Other Business/Side Business
Production HouseOn 3 March 2015, she launched her production company Purple Pebble Pictures in Mumbai, Maharastra, India.


Click here to see her produced films.
Own Fashion Brand.N/A.
Other# Priyanka Chopra is a tech fan and so that she invested in Bumble, which is a location-based social and dating application that facilitates communication between interested users. She also invested in an educational company.
Upcoming Movies
StarringPriyanka Chopra Upcoming Movies.


Priyanka Unknown Interesting Facts


31Hobbies

Sunshine likes Dancing, Singing, Photography, Watching Movies, Writing Poems.

30Nicknames

The actress calls by some cute nicknames: Piggy Chops, Mimi, Sunshine, PC, and Mithoo.

29Great Collector

PC is maybe the best collector. She likes to collect goods. Priyanka has 120 pairs of high heels shoes, 300 pairs of sunglasses, around 70 sarees,

28Philanthropic Works

Besides her filmy career, Chopra is also noted for her philanthropic works. The actress is working with UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) for the past twelve years as a global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights.

27Padma Shri Award

In 2016, the Government of India honored her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award.

26Powerful Women

The Time magazine listed her name in the 100 most influential people in the world list and Forbes listed her among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2017.

25Respective Parents

Her father Capt. Dr. Ashok Chopra and Dr. Madhu Chopra were Indian Army physicians. Dr. Ashok Chopra died on June 10, 2013.

24Respective Grandparents

Her mother is the eldest daughter of Ms. Madhu Jyotsna Akhouri (former member of Bihar Legislative Assembly) and Dr. Manohar Kishan Akhouri (former veteran Congress member).

23Siblings

Chopra has a younger brother, Siddharth Chopra (Age: 30 Years), and actresses Parineeti Chopra (first cousin), Meera Chopra (both fathers are cousins) and Barbie Handa (Mannara Chopra) is her cousin sisters.

22Businessman Brother

Priyanka Chopra’s brother Siddharth Chopra owns a nightspot pub (The Mugshot Lounge) in Pune, India.

21Studied In USA

At the age of thirteen, Chopra moved to the USA to study and started living with her aunt. She finished her 10th degree from the USA. After three years, Chopra moved back to India.

20Theatre & Dancing

When she was in the USA, participated in several theatre productions, studied Western classical music, choral singing, and Kathak dance.

19Beauty Crown

Priyanka later participated in the Femina Miss India contest of 2000 crowned Miss IndiaWorld 2000 and Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty—Asia & Oceania in 2002.

18About To Debut

After winning Miss India World, Chopra about to debut her film career with Abbas-Mustan’s romantic thriller Humraaz (2002). But due to some unknown reason, filmmakers replaced her with Amisha Patel.

17Career Debut

Priyanka debuts her acting career opposite Tamil superstar Vijay in Tamil film Thamizhan. She also sang a song ‘Ullathai Killathe’ for that film. Priyanka debut as a playback singer in the song ‘Ullathai Killathe‘ in her debuting Tamil film Thamizhan (2002).

16Bollywood Debut

In 2003, Chopra made her Bollywood film debut as the second female lead opposite Sunny Deol and Preity Zinta in director Anil Sharma’s romantic action film The Hero: Love Story of a Spy. That was one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films that year.

15First Award For Acting

After that, in 2003, Piggy Chops appeared in director Raj Kanwar’s romantic drama film Andaaz and her performance earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut (along with Lara Dutta) and a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.

14First Achievement As Bollywood Star

In July 2012, Chopra became the first Bollywood star signed by Creative Artists Agency, an entertainment and sports agency based in Los Angeles.

13Debut As Singer

Her first single song ‘In My City‘ released in 2012. In July 2013, Chopra released her second single ‘Exotic‘ featuring American rapper Pitbull. Her third single ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me‘ was released in April 2014.

12Bollywood Songs Sang By PC

Chopra’s first song as a playback singer in Bollywood was “Chaoro“, from Mary Kom (2014). In 2015, she sang the title song ‘Dil Dhadakne Do‘ along with Farhan Akhtar for the film Dil Dhadakne Do.

11American TV Debut – Made History

In 2015, she began starring as Alex Parrish (an FBI agent) on the thriller TV series Quantico, becoming the first South Asian to star in American network drama series.

10Hollywood Debut

In the year of 2017, Chopra made her Hollywood film debut by playing Victoria Leeds (Negative role) character in filmmaker Seth Gordon’s action comedy film Baywatch opposite Dwayne Johnson, Alexandra Daddario, and Zac Efron.

9Debut As Producer

On 3 March 2015, she launched her production company Purple Pebble Pictures in Mumbai, Maharastra, India.

8Soulmate Fact

Nick Jonas (26) and Priyanka Chopra (36) got married in a grand ceremony on 1 Dec 2018 after a year of dating. The grand wedding took place at the picturesque Umaid Bhavan Palace in Jodhpur. Nick Jonas is 10 years younger than Priyanka.

7Fireworks Controversy

As Priyanka is the brand ambassador of Breathfree, in an asthma-related campaign she said not to use firecrackers on Diwali. So that, after bursting firecrackers in her wedding celebrations, many social users called her hypocrite.

6Piggy Chops Name

Abhishek Bachchan gave her the name Piggy Chops during the shooting of the film Bluffmaster.

5Another Record

She is the first Indian actress whose foot impression was taken in Italy’s famous Salvatore Ferragamo museum.

4Accident While Shooting

While shooting for the movie Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005), she stepped on a live wire and got shocked. She was hospitalized for a day.

3Dream Profession

The actress wanted to become a software engineer or a criminal psychologist.

2Refuse Umrao Jaan

PC turned down the lead role in Umrao Jaan (2006) to work in Bluffmaster! (2005).

1‘Daddy’s Lil Girl’ Tattoo

PC has a tattoo reading “Daddy’s Lil Girl” on her right wrist, which is her late father’s handwriting.


These pieces of information were collected from a various news site, TV shows and celebrities social profiles. We will update the unknown facts list day after day. So if you like this article or you are a fan of Priyanka Chopra then share this article. If you think I missed anything then please comment on below comment section.


 

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