Priyanka Chopra is a Bollywood film star. She was born on 18 July 1982 in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. She attended La Martenier Girls School, Lucknow, and Army School, Bareilly. Priyanka was also a student at Jai Hind College and Basant Singh Institute of Science, Mumbai. 

Her father, Lt Ashok Chopra was a physician in Indian Army. Her mother, Madhu Chopra was also as a appointed as a physician in Indian Army. She has a younger brother, Siddharth Chopra. 

Priyanka is married to Nick Jonas. They have a daughter Malti Marie Chopra Jonas. 

Priyanka’s favourites 

Her hobbies include singing, writing poems, reading, and photography. 

She likes to eat risotto, burgers, French fries, chicken and mutton biryani, fish curry, bourbon biscuits, red velvet cake. 

Her favourite actors are Matthew McConaughey, Tom Hardy, Mel Gibson, Shah Rukh Khan, Kishore Kumar, Dharmendra, Rekha, and Sushmita Sen.

Her favourite films are, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Mujhse Shadi Karogi, Jerry Maguire, Pretty Woman, and Walk in the Clouds. 

The songs that Priyanka likes to listen to are, ‘Careless Whispers’ by George Micheal, and ‘I Will Always Love You’ by Sarah Washington.

Her favourite books are ‘Romeo and Juliet’ by William Shakespeare, ‘Tell Me Your Dreams’ by Sidney Sheldon, and ‘Letters from a Father to His Daughter’ by Jawaharlal Nehru.

She loves wearing the colour red. 

Her favourite fragrance is Ralph Lauren Romance.

Her favourite travelling destinations are Paris, Brazil and Mexico. 

Priyanka is one of the top paid actresses of Bollywood. 

Interesting facts about Priyanka

Due to the dynamic nature of her parents’ jobs, she spent time living in various cities like Bareilly, Lucknow, Delhi, Pune, Ladakh, Chandigarh, Ambala, and Mumbai.

During her final school years, Priyanka decided to pursue a career in modelling. 

In the year 2000, she won the title of Miss India at the age of 18. 

She considered studying criminal psychology for her graduation, but dropped the idea since many acting offers were coming her way. 

Priyanka’s debut

In 2003, Priyanka made her debut with a Tamil film ‘Thamizhan’. Her first Bollywood film was ‘The Hero: Love Story of a Spy’ that released in the same year. 

During the shooting of ‘Bluffmaster’, Abhishek Bachchan gave her a nickname ‘Piggy Chops’.

Priyanka’s siblings and cousins call her ‘Mimi’.

She is famously known as PC among her fans. 

Priyanka is the owner of her haircare and skincare brand ‘Anatomy’.

Priyanka’s filmography

Priyanka’s 2021 film ‘The White Tiger’ received international critical acclaim. The film is based on Aravind Adiga’s Booker Prize winning book ‘The White Tiger’. Priyanka’s co-actors were Adarsh Gourav and Rajkummar Rao. 

Some of Priyanka’s popular Bollywood films are, Mary Kom (2014), Andaaz (2004), Anjaana Anjaani (2010), Agneepath (2012), Gunday (2014), Dil Dhadakne Do (2015), Fashion (2008), Don (2006), Barfi (2012), Dostana (2008), Krrish 3 (2013), Don 2 (2011), Bajirao Mastani (2015), 7 Khoon Maaf (2011), and The Sky is Pink (2019).

Priyanka’s Hollywood projects

Priyanka Chopra made her Hollywood debut with the film ‘Baywatch’. The film was released in 2017 and her co-stars were Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. 

Priyanka was first seen in 2015 thriller drama series ‘Quantico’ with Jake McLaughlin and Johanna Braddy. 

Priyanka’s other Hollywood projects include, We Can Be Heroes (2020), The Matrix Resurrections (2021), Isn’t It Romantic (2019), and Love Again (2023).

She was recently seen in 2023 Amazon web series ‘Citadel’ with Richard Madden. 

Priyanka’s marriage

Priyanka married Nick Jonas on 1 December 2018. The wedding ceremonies took place as per both Hindu and Christian rituals. 

Nick Jonas is an American singer-songwriter and actor. 

Priyanka and Nick’s daughter was born on 15 January 2022 through surrogacy. The couple named their baby girl, Malti Marie Chopra Jonas.