Preity Zinta – Biography, Career, Awards and Net Worth
Preity Zinta is a beautiful Indian actress who has appeared in a number of Indian cinema. Preity is one of the renowned actresses in Bollywood industry and is married to Gene Goodenough (Former Vice-President for Finance at N-Line Energy, a US-based hydroelectricity company) last year.
Born on 31st January 1975, Preity has played in the movies such as “Kal Ho Na Hoo”, ”Jaan-E-Mann”, ”Dil Chahta Hai”, “Koi Mil Gaya” and much more with the superstar like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Amir Khan, Hrithik Roshan and so on.
Preity Zinta’s Early Life
Preity was born to Indian parents in the city of Simla, Himachal Pradesh, India. She has an elder brother Deepankar Zinta and younger brother Manish Zinta. She did her graduation in English honors and Postgraduate in Criminal Psychology from St. Bede’s college, Shimla.
At the early age of 13, she lost her father in a car accident; and during the same incident her mother was severely injured and remained bedridden for two years. This incident made a significant turning point in her life.
After her postgraduate, she started her career in modeling. Her first television commercial was for Perk chocolate. But the “Liril” Commercial made her known and through it she started getting offers for many movies. She is 5’4″ tall with 52 pounds weight.
Preity Zinta’s Career
Preity has done several movies for Bollywood, Telegu, Panjabi, and English movie. Her first debut movie was “Dil Se” where she acted as a fiance of Shah Rukh Khan in the story was released in 1998. However, she was noticed with King Khan with her dialogue “Are You a Virgin” become well Known and was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.
She got many opportunities to play in the movie such as “Soldier”, “Shangharsh”, “Chori Chori Chupke Chupke”, “Dil Hain Tumhara”, “Heros” and much more; which collected positive response from the critics and the viewers.
In 2008, Preity also played on the Canadian Movie named “Heaven on Earth” and her performance earned her Silver Hugo Award for Best Actress at the Chicago International Film Festival.
Besides acting career, Preity Zinta is also the owner of IPL cricket team named Kings XI Panjab.
Preity Zinta ‘s Achievements and Awards
Being a successful actress of the Bollywood industry, she was awarded different awards which include Filmfare Awards, Chicago International Film Festival Award, International Indian Film Academy Awards, Apsara Film Producers Guide Awards, and many others awards for best actress and Best Female Debut.
Preity Zinta ‘s Net Worth
Zinta is one of the best-known actresses in the Bollywood industry, who has successfully collected an estimated net worth of $32 million from her acting career, brand endorsement, and business ventures.
She is also passionate about cars and has many cars in her garage; among which LX 470 is her best. Also, she has 2 bungalows in Mumbai and one in Shimla. In addition to this, she has got properties in the Beverly Hills, the USA which consists of 6 bedrooms and beautiful view.