Priyanka Chopra is an actress, singer and film producer from India. She is also a beauty queen and a winner of the Miss World Pageant in 2002. She is among the highest-paid actresses in Bollywood. Apart from acting, she is also a singer and a film producer. Let’s now find out more about the net worth, career and earnings of Priyanka Chopra in 2018.
Early life and Biography
Priyanka Chopra was born in Jamshedpur, Bihar, India on July 18, 1982. She is the daughter of Ashok Chopra and Madhu Chopra who were both physicians in the army. She had a brother named Siddharth Chopra who was born in 1989.
The career of Priyanka’s parents forced them to move from one place to another when she was young. At thirteen years, Priyanka finally settled in the United States but not with her parents. She moved in to live with her aunt. She attended a school in Massachusetts where she participated in the different theatrical production.
Priyanka Chopra returned to India after three years to finish high school. She later joined a college in India but dropped out after winning the beauty pageant in 2002.
Priyanka was romantically involved with Harman Baweja in 2007. Their relationship, however, did not last longer than one year. In 2009 Priyanka she got into another relationship which lasted for approximately three years. Priyanka is currently dating a singer, Nick Jonas. She is not known to have any children.
Priyanka is actively involved in charity. She is the founder of an organization that offers educational assistance for unprivileged children in the society. The foundation goes by the name of ‘The Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education’. She has also worked with UNICEF for more than twelve years. Chopra’s mother gave up her career as a doctor to support her but her father died of cancer on June 10, 2013.
Career, awards, and nominations
After winning the beauty pageant, Priyanka got several chances in acting. She made her debut in 2002 in a film called ‘Thamizhan’. She made her debut in Bollywood films in 2003. She appeared on ‘ The Hero’ and later in ‘Andaaz’ and her performances earned her a nomination for the Filmfare Award as both Best Supporting Actress and Best Female Debut.
Chopra appeared on many films most of which were not doing so well until 2008 when she appeared in the film ‘ Fashion’.that put her in the limelight again. She did many comedies as well and later cast in the American thriller ‘Quantico’. She won the People’s Choice Award for her role in the thriller making her the first South Asian to win the award.
Priyanka Chopra is also a singer, and she released her debut single in 2012 that did well in India and the second one in 2013. She became the first Bollywood celebrity to join Creative Artist Agency. She is also doing well in the film production. Throughout her career, Priyanka has received countless accolades. For her contribution to the arts, she was awarded a civilian award ‘ The Padma Shri’ in 2016 by the government of India. She has a total of over 620 awards and nominations.
Net worth and earnings
Currently, the actress is estimated to be worth over $14 Million. This has accumulated mainly from her roles in many films over the years. Her participation also in beauty pageants added to her net worth together with many endorsement deals that she has. Her film production is also a source of income.
Priyanka Chopra has come a long way to the top of her career. Despite most of her films not hitting well, she never gave up and still forged on. She continues with her career and aspires to rise even higher. We expect much more from her in the future.