Preity Zinta Age, Height, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Biography & More

Preity Zinta is one of the well-known actresses of Hindi cinema. Preeti is currently the co-owner of the IPL team Kings XI Punjab. Apart from Hindi films, she also works in Telugu, Tamil and Punjabi films. Preeti has done many great films in her film career so far. She was awarded the Filmfare Best New Actress Award for her performance in her debut film Dil Se. After this, in the year 2003, she was awarded the Filmfare Best Actress Award for the film Kal Ho Naa Ho.

Preity Zinta Bio/Wiki

Real Name Preity G Zinta
Nick NamePreity
Profession Actress, Entrepreneur,
Writer, Producer
Physical Stat
Preity Zinta’s Height In Centimeter- 162 cm 
In Meter- 1.62 m
In Feet- 5’4 Feet
WeightIn Kilogram-52 kg 
In Pound- 114 lbs
Body Measurement32-26-32
Eye colorLight Brown
Hair colorBrown
Personal Life
Date of birth 31 January 1975
Preity Zinta Age (2021)46 Years
Birthplace Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Nationality Indian
Home town Rohru, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
School Convent of Jesus and Mary Boarding School, Shimla.
The Lawrence School, Sanawar Solan himachal Pradesh
College/university St. Bede’s College Shimla,
Himachal Pradesh
Food HabitNon- Vegetarian
HobbiesDancing, Working out of Gym
Family member
Marital statusMarried
Preity Zinta BoyfriendShekhar Kapur
Marc Robinson
Ness Wadia
Gene Goodenough
Preity Zinta HusbandGene Goodenough ( Financial Analyst)
ChildrenSon- Jai (Born On 18 November 2021)
Daughter- Gio (Born On 18 November 2021)
Parents Father- Late Durganand Zinta (Army Officer)
Mother- Neelprabha Zinta
SiblingSister- None
Brother- 2
Deepankar Zinta (Elder)
Manish Zinta ( Younger)
Preity Zinta’s Net worth (2022)15 Million USD


Preity Zinta
Preity Zinta

Family & Husband

Preity Zinta was born on 31 January 1975 in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. His father Durganand Zinta was an officer in the Indian Army. His mother’s name is Neelprabha, who is a housewife. When she was just 13 years old, her father died in a car accident. So there her mother, Nilprabha, suffered serious injuries, due to which she remained in bed for two years. This accident changed Preeti’s life, because now the responsibility of the whole house had fallen on her shoulders. She has two brothers, Dipankar and Manish, one elder and one younger. Dipankar is an officer in the Indian Army and Manish lives in California.

Preity Zinta married American citizen Gene Goodenough 10 years younger than herself on February 29, 2016 in a private ceremony in Los Angeles. Both were married secretly. Wedding photos came to the media after about 6 months of marriage. Preity and Jean first met during a trip to America a few years back.

Early Life and Education

Preity Zinta did her early education from the Convent of Jesus and Mary boarding school in Shimla. After finishing school, Preity took a degree in English Honors from St. Bede’s College and earned a master’s degree in psychology.

Preity was a very promising student, she loved reading literature. In her spare time, she used to play sports like basketball.


In 1996, Zinta met with a director at a friend’s birthday party, and made her TV debut with a chocolate commercial. Later, she was seen in the commercial ad for a leading soap brand, and other catalogues

Preity Zinta was supposed to start her film career with Shekhar Kapur directed film Tara Rum Pum Pum. Her opposite Hrithik Roshan was in this film, but it could not be made due to some reason.

He was only for 20 minutes in the film ‘Dil Se‘, even then he was able to attract the attention of the people and he also got the Filmfare Best Award.

she played her very first leading role in Soldier. Her opposite Bobby Deol was seen in this film. This film was an action-thriller film. This film proved to be a superhit film of that year.

After this Preeti played a challenging character in the film Kya Kehna. She stunned the audience and critics by playing the role of a virgin mother in this film. He also received nominations in many awards for this film. Including her first Filmfare Best Actress Award nomination.

After this she appeared in the film Mission Kashmir with Hrithik Roshan.

After this she appeared opposite Aamir Khan in Farhan Akhtar’s film Dil Chahta.

Preeti played many such roles in her film career which any other actress would think again and again before doing but Preeti never did and always played out of league roles on the big screen, that is why she is still considered as the best actress of Hindi cinema. She goes.

One such film is Chori Chori Chupke Chupke. Apart from Preeti, Rani Mukerji and Salman Khan were seen in the lead roles in this film. It was the first film in Hindi cinema to be made on the controversial surrogacy-hire delivery issue. In this film, she got the Filmfare Best Actress nomination for the second time for her outstanding performance. After this, he surprised with his performance in the best films of Hindi cinema.

Zinta started her TV career with Colors reality show Guinness World Record – Ab India Todega. She appeared in this show as a judge. She appeared as a judge in the dance based reality show Nach Baliye in the year 2015.

Preity Zinta
Preity Zinta With Husband Gene Goodenough

Facts About Preity Zinta

  • Preity Zinta has completed her graduation and grabbed her degree in English honors. Being one of the most qualified and educated Bollywood celebrities, she even has completed her post-graduation in criminal psychology.
  • While she was in school, she used to play sports, and had interest especially in basketball. Preity has received Godfrey’s Mind of Steel Award for her bravery in Bharat Shah case as she had testified against Indian mafia.
  • Besides acting, Zinta is also known for her big heart and kindness. Adopting 34 girls in Rishikesh 2009 from an orphanage named Mother Miracle, she has taken responsibility to provide them financial aid and education to all these girls. 
  • Beside other social activities, she has been active in programs for women empowerment and also has donated blood for this cause. When Shandar Amrohi passed away, Preity received Rs. 600 Crores as inheritance and was considered to be Shandar’s ‘adopted’ daughter. But she didn’t accept the money.

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