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Priyanka Chopra Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Priyanka Chopra
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Bio
Real NamePriyanka Chopra
NicknamePiggy Chops, Sunshine, Mimi, PC
ProfessionActress, Model and Singer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 169 cm
in meters- 1.69 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 6½”
Weightin Kilograms- 55 kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-25-35
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 July 1982
Age (as in 2016)34 Years
Birth PlaceJamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownBareilly, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolLa Martiniere Girls School, Lucknow
St. Maria Goretti College, Bareilly
Newton North High School in Newton, Massachusetts
John F. Kennedy High School in Cedar Rapids, Lowa
Army School, Bareilly
CollegeJai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science, Mumbai
Educational Qualifications12th standard
DebutFilm Debut: Thamizhan (2002, Tamil film), The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003, Bollywood film)
Priyanka Chopra debut film Thamizhan
TV Debut: Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (2010, as host)
Singing Debut: Ullathai Killathe (2002, Tamil Film- Thamizhan)
FamilyFather- Late Ashok Chopra (Physician in Indian Army)
Mother- Madhu Chopra (Physician in Indian Army)
Brother- Siddharth Chopra (Younger)
Sister- N/A
Priyanka Chopra with her family
ReligionHindu
AddressGreen Acres at Lokhandwala complex, Andheri, Mumbai
HobbiesSinging, writing poems, reading, photography
Controversies • After the rumors of her alleged affair with Akshay Kumar, she and Akshay Kumar mutually decided not to work together post Waqt.
• Her alleged affair with Shah Rukh Khan created a lot of fire. It all incepted when Shah Rukh started giving special treatment to Priyanka recommending her to filmmakers to cast her in the film. Also, her regular visits to Shah Rukh's house Mannat and also at various other events, miffed his wife Gauri Khan. After all these sequence of incidents, Gauri made it clear that she didn't want her husband to work with Priyanka anymore, and as a result, both stopped working with each other.
Priyanka Chopra with Shah Rukh Khan
• After she shared her photo on the cover of Maxim India where the actor looked flawless, it went viral, not because of her beauty but her armpits that many thought looked photoshopped without any underarm wrinkles.
Priyanka Chopra armpit controversy
• She had a twitter battle with comedian Tanmay Bhat after he mocked her accent just like many others on social media. “When I say @priyankachopra’s name in my head I now automatically pronounce it like “Priyaaaanka Chopruh”,” he tweeted.
Priyanka Chopra Tanmay Bhat controversy
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodRisotto, Burgers, French fries, Chicken/Mutton Biryani, Fish curry, Sarson ka saag, Bourbon biscuits, Red velvet cake
Favourite ActorMatthew Mcconaughey, Tom Hardy, Mel Gibson, Shah Rukh Khan, Kishore Kumar and Dharmendra
Favourite ActressRekha and Sushmita Sen
Favourite FilmBollywood: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
Hollywood: Jerry Maguire, Pretty Woman, Walk in the Clouds
Favourite SongsCareless Whispers by George Micheal, I Will Always Love You By Sarah Washington
Favourite BooksRomeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Tell me your Dreams by Sidney Sheldon, Letters from a Father to His Daughter by Jawaharlal Nehru
Favourite Colour Red
Favourite Perfume Ralph Lauren Romance
Favourite RestaurantOlive in Mumbai
Favourite DestinationParis, Brazil and Mexico
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsAseem Merchant (Model)
Akshay Kumar (Actor)
Priyanka Chopra affair with Akshay Kumar
Harman Baweja (Actor)
Priyanka Chopra with Ex-friend Harman Bhaweja
Shah Rukh Khan (Actor)
Priyanka Chopra affair with Shah Rukh Khan
Shahid Kapoor (Actor)
Priyanka Chopra with Ex-boyfriend Shahid Kapoor
HusbandN/A
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Rolls Royce Ghost, Porsche Cayenne, Mercedes Benz E Class and BMW 7 Series
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)9-10 Crore/film (INR)
$4 million/year for TV show (USR)
Net Worth (approx.)$32 million

Priyanka Chopra

Some Lesser Known Facts About Priyanka Chopra

  • Does Priyanka Chopra smoke?: No
  • Does Priyanka Chopra drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Priyanka was born in a family of physicians, as her parents were physicians in the Indian Army.
  • Due to her parent’s regular transfers, she relocated to different places such as: Bareilly, Lucknow, Delhi, Pune, Ladakh, Chandigarh, Ambala, Mumbai and USA.
  • After finishing her high school, she participated in a local beauty contest called May Queen, which she won.
  • At the age of 18, she won the Femina Miss India contest in 2000, where Shah Rukh Khan was one of the judges. Priyanka Chopra Miss World 2000
  • Though, she wanted to make her career in criminal psychology, after winning the Miss India contest, she dropped the idea as she was getting many film offers.
  • Many people think that she made her acting debut with the Bollywood film The Hero: Love Story Of A Spy (2003), but she actually made her acting debut with a Tamil film called Thamizhan (2003).
  • She was supposed to make her Bollywood debut with the film Ek Haseena Ek Deewana, opposite Govinda, but the film got shelved.
  • It was Abhishek Bachchan, who gave her the name Piggy Chops during the shooting of the film Bluffmaster.
  • Parineeti Chopra, Meera Chopra and Barbie Handa are her cousin sisters who are also actresses in Bollywood.

Priyanka Chopra with her cousin sister Parineeti Chopra   Meera Chopra   Barbie Handa

  • She was the original choice for Umrao Jaan in 2006, but due to her busy schedule, the role was done by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
  • She won the National Award – Best Actress for her film Fashion (2008).
  • She played 12 different characters (for each zodiac sign) in the film What’s Your Raashee? (2009)Priyanka Chopra in What's Your Raashee
  • She is a trained singer in western classical music, and released her first single, In My City, in US in September 2012.

  • She is a close friend of Hollywood actor Gerard Butler.
  • She is a gadget freak and loves collecting cameras.
  • She is the first Indian actress whose foot impression was taken in Italy’s famous Salvatore Ferragamo museum. Priyanka Chopra Salvatore Ferragamo museum
  • She always carries candies in her purse.
  • It is believed that she underwent a series of plastic surgeries to enhance her nose and lips. Priyanka Chopra then and now
  • She is an animal lover and adopted a tigress, Durga, and a lioness Sundari, who live in Ranchi’s Birsa Biological Park.
  • She was sceptical about signing Quantico in 2015, due to its long duration.
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