Frieda Pinto – Biography, Career, Award and Networth
Frieda Pinto is an Indian actress, model and television presenter who made her film debut with the movie “Slumdog Millionaire” as Latika. In the movie, she was seen with American actor Dev Patel.
Pinto has successfully established herself in Bollywood as well as Hollywood through her hard work and passion in acting.
Frieda Pinto ‘s Early Life and Personal details
Frieda Pinto was born on 18 October 1984 in Mumbai, Maharastra, India to Sylvia Pinto – principal of St. John’s Yniversal School and Fredrick – a senior Branch manager at the Bank of Baroda. She grew up with her elder sister Sharon – an associate producer at NDTV.
Frieda completed her school from Carmel of St. Joseph School in Malad and graduated in Major English from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. While in college she took active participation in Theatre plays and later joined Elite Model Management and modeled for the same year.
33 years old Pinto bears a weight of 123.5 pounds and has 5’5” height. Her star sign is Libra.
Talking about her personal life Pinto is currently dating pro polo player Ronnie Bacardi. She was engaged to Rohan Antao, her once publicist and costar of Slumdog Millionaire Dev Patel.
Frieda Pinto ‘s Career
Frieda Pinto started her career as a model for four long years before entering into the acting field. She anchored in international travel show Full Circle – aired on Zee International Asia Pacific.
Pursuing her childhood dream Pinto made her entry in the Bollywood with the movie Slumdog Millionaire in 2008 which was a big hit. The song Jay Ho from the movie was one of the hit songs and has collected more than millions of views on youtube.
After that she was seen in comedy- drama films like – You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger, Miral, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Trishna, Day of the Falcon, Immortals and so on. Rise of the Planet of Planet of the Apes, the science fiction movie is her biggest commercial success.
Pinto also made her appearance in music video Gorilla, the single by Bruno Mars. Apart from her film career she promotes humanitarian causes and is vocal about women’s empowerment.
Frieda Pinto ‘s Awards
Being one of the outstanding actresses Frieda has won Awards like Screen Actors Guild Award and Breakthrough Performance Award in Palm Springs International Film Festival. She has also been nominated different categories like Best Supporting Actress, Best Ens emble and many others.
Frieda Pinto ‘s Net worth
Frieda Pinto has an estimated net worth of $8 million with an annual income of $1.5 million. Her main source of income is acting. She is living a luxurious life along with her family. Frieda lives in a comfortable house and rides many sporty and fancy cars.