Preity Zinta Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Preity Zinta

Biography / Wiki

She is a famous Indian popular actress who gained popularity in a short period of time with her outstanding performances. She is the evergreen star who did several famous films like Soldier,  Kya Kehna, Kal Ho Na Ho, Koi Mil Gaya, Veer Zaara, Salaam Namaste, and many more.

Height / Weight / Age

She was born on 31 January 1975 and become 45 years old in 2020. Her weight is around 52kg and her height is 162cm (1.62). her measurement is 32-26-32. She has light brown eye color and Black hair color.

Net Worth

Through her acting, she earned $30 million.

Education / Family

She did her schooling at Convent of Jesus and Mary boarding school, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, and The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan, Himachal Pradesh. She did graduation in English honors and postgraduation in Criminal Psychology from St. Bede’s College, Shimla. She belongs to a Hindu Vishwakarma family.

Her father name Durganand Zinta who was an Army officer and died in a road accident when she was 13 years old and her mother name Nilprabha who is a homemaker and she also injured in the accident. She has two brothers, Deepankar who is a commissioned officer and Manish lives in California.


Preity Zinta

Nickname None
Birth Place Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date Of Birth 31 January 1975
Age 45 years
Height In centimetres – 162 cm

In feet and inches – 5’4”

Weight In kilograms -52 kg

In pounds – 114 lbs

Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Brown
Profession Actress, writer, producer, entrepreneur
Zodiac sign Aquarius
School Convent of Jesus and Mary boarding school, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
The Lawrence School, Sanawar, Solan, Himachal Pradesh
College St. Bede’s College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian
Home Town Rohru, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), India
Debut Dil Se.. (1998)
Fathers Name Late Durganand Zinta (army officer)


Preity Zinta with her father
Preity Zinta with her father
Mothers Name Nilprabha Zinta


Preity Zinta with her mother
Preity Zinta with her mother
Brothers Deepankar Zinta (army officer), Manish Zinta

Preity Zinta with her brother
Preity Zinta with her brother
Sister Nilprabha Zinta

Career / Fashion And Style

She started her career modeling in 1996. She featured in the Park Chocolate advertisement. Further, she appeared in the film “Tara Rum Pum” opposite Hrithik Roshan but the film was canceled. In 1998, she started her career with the film “Dil Se” in which she shared the screen for a short period of time.

After that, she made a famous film about acting career films like “Kya Kehna”, “Soldier”, “Sangharsh” etc. Apart from the Bollywood film, she worked in the regional languages Telugu, Punjabi, and English. In 1998 and 1999, she worked in two Telugu films “Premante Idera” and “Raja Kumarudu”.

Further, she again appeared in Bollywood with the films like ‘Mission Kashmir ‘, ‘Chori Chori Chupke Chupke’,’ Dil Chahta Hai’, ‘ Dil Hai Tumhaara’, ‘ The Hero: Love Story of a Spy’, ‘Koi… Mil Gaya’, ‘Lakshya’, ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’, ‘Veer-Zaara’, ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa’, ‘Khullam Khulla Pyaar Karen’, ‘Salaam Namaste’and many more.

She also made her debut in English films with ‘The Last Lear’ (2007) and ‘Heaven on Earth’ (2008). She won many awards and nominations which includes  Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress (‘Dil Se…’), Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut (‘Dil Se…’ and ‘Soldier’), Best Supporting Actress nomination at the Filmfare Awards (‘Chori Chori Chupke Chupke’).

In 2003  at the time of the Chhota Shakeel and Bharat Shah case, she was the first recipient of Godfrey’s Mind of Steel Award in the annual Red and White Bravery Awards, which was given to her for the courageous act of standing against the Mumbai Underworld.

In 2011, she made her TV debut as a host with the show “Guinness World Record-Ab India Todega”. She also hosted the celebrity TV show ‘Up Close & Personal with PZ and the dance reality show “Nach Baliye Season 7”. In 2011 she started her own production company PZNZ company.

In 2008, she bought a team name  Kings XI Punjab in the  Indian Premier League with her ex-boyfriend Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman, and others. In September 2017, she hired ownership of the Stellenbosch Kings franchise of South Africa’s T20 Global League

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

Boyfriends Shekhar Kapoor,


Preity Zinta & Shekhar Kapoor
Preity Zinta & Shekhar Kapoor

Marc Robinson,

Preity Zinta with her ex-boyfriend Marc
Preity Zinta with her ex-boyfriend Marc

Ness Wadia,

Preity Zinta with her ex-boyfriend Ness
Preity Zinta with her ex-boyfriend Ness

Gene Goodenough

Marital Status Married
Husband Gene Goodenough


Preity Zinta with her husband Gene
Preity Zinta with her husband Gene

Favorite Things

Here we provide you a list of  Preity Zinta’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Guru Dutt, Sanjay Dutt, Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Social Media App none
Favorite Sport none
Favorite Food Kadhi Chawal, khatti Himachali dal

Preity Zinta

Some Interesting Facts About Preity Zinta

  • She escaped from death two times, first in 2014 when there was an explosion in “Temptation concert” in Colombo where she was performing, and the second one, when she was in danger when the disaster Indian Ocean Tsunami (2004) happened.
  • She is good at her studies.
  • She is the brand ambassador of Himachal Pradesh.
  • She was the co-owner of the IPL team King XI Punjab.
  • She is a shoe lover and love to buy shoe every time.
  • She is a friendly person with everybody and people who knows her call Tomboy.
  • She never works on Sunday.