Preity Zinta Biography, Age, Educational Qualification, Husband Name, Wedding, Movies, Height

Preity Zinta Biography, Age, Educational Qualification, Husband Name, Wedding, Movies, Height

Preity Zinta Biography:Because of Preity Zinta’s Dimple smile, she won the hearts of millions. Preity had never thought that she would become an actress in Indian Film Industry. But today she has become a famous and favorite actress of Bollywood. We will cover Preity Zinta Age, her educational qualification,husband, wedding and movies in this article.

Zinta was born on January 31, 1975 in Rohru town of Shimla district (Himachal Pradesh). Her father Durganand Zinta was an officer in the Indian Army. When Preity Zinta was 13 years old, her father died in a car accident. In this accident, her mother Neelprabha was also injured, who got better after two years. Preity Zinta considers this accident as the most tragic accident of her life, who changed her life completely and she became wiser after this incident. Preity Zinta has two brothers Deepankar and Manish. Deepankar is a commissioned officer in the Army and Manish lives in California.


Preity Zinta says that at the time of adolescence she was very naughty girl and she used to play games. She was fond of sports. She further explains that her father was very strict and tells them the importance of discipline.

Preity Zinta Educational Qualification

She studied at Shimla’s Convent of Jesus and Mary Boarding School. She was also interested in literature since her childhood, especially in William Shakespeare and Poetry. She liked playing basketball in his spare time.

After completing graduation from Sanawar’s The Lawrence School at the age of 18, Zinta enrolled at the St. Fleet College of Shimla. She completed her English Honors degree from that college and then studied in psychology. She started paying attention to PG in Criminal Psychology but later she moved towards modeling.

She got her first assignment after modeling for Perk Chocolate on TV, due to which in 1996 her friend met her director on her birthday. The director convinced her to audition and even selected her. After that, she did a lot of work including Liril Soap.

Preity Zinta Marriage

On February 29, 2016, Zinta married her American friend Jean Goodenough at Los Anjelis at a ceremony. Goodenough is the vice president of Enline Energy. This is America’s hydroelectric electricity company.

Preity Zinta with her husband Jean Goodenough

Preity Zinta Career

Preity Zinta started her film career with modeling in Liril Soap’s advertising. Her first film in Bollywood was “Dil Se”, which came in 1998, for which she received the Filmfare Award.

Some of her most successful films are, “Kya Kahna”, “Soldier”, “Mission Kashmir”, “Veer-Zara” with Hrithik Roshan, “Koi Mil Gaya”, “Kal Ho Naa Ho”, along with Saif Ali Khan. “Salam Namaste”, “Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna” and “Dil Chahta Hai” with Aamir Khan.

Social Activities

Besides a taltented actress she is also a social worker and she pays her duties very well. To help the tsunami victims she made money from concerts and stage shows. She also donate 25 Lakhs rupees won by her in KBC for this purpose.


1999 – Filmfare Best Debut Award – (For Dil Se and Soldier)
2004 – Filmfare Best Actress Award- (For Kal, Ho Na Ho)
2004 – International Indian Film Academy Award (IIIFA)
2004 – Best Actress Award (for Kal, Ho Na Ho)
2004 – Zee Cine Award for Superstar of the Year-Fan (for Kal, Ho Na Ho)
2004 – Stardust Star of the Year Award –  (Kal Ho Naa Ho)
2005 – Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 with Shahrukh Khan (for Veer Zara)
2005 – Starust of the Year Award – Female for Veer Zara
2006 – IIFA Idea Glamor Star Award


Dil Se .. (1998)
Soldier (1998)
“Raja Kumarudu” (1999) (Telugu)
Kya Kehna (2000)
Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2001)
Armaan (2003)
Koi … Mil Gaya (2003)
Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
Veer-Zaara (2004)
Salaam Namaste (2005)
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006)
Heaven on Earth (2008)

Preity Zinta Biography in Brief

Real Name Preetam Singh Zinta
Nickname Preity
Profession Actress, Producer, Writer, Entrepreneur
Age 42 Years
Date of Birth 31-Jan-75
Birthplace Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Sun Sign Aquarius
Hometown Rohru, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), India
Debut Movie Dil Se.. (1998)
Height in Centimeters 162 cm
Height in meters 1.62 m
Height in Inches 5′ 4″
Weight in Kilograms 52 Kg
Weight in Pounds 114 lbs
Body Measurements 32-26-32
Bra Size 32B
Waist Size 26 Inches
Hip Size 32 Inches
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Dress Size 4 (US)
Hair Color Black
Father Late Durganand Zinta (army officer)
Mother Nilprabha Zinta
Brothers Deepankar Zinta (elder, army officer), Manish Zinta (younger, lives in California)
Sister None
Husband Gene Goodenough
Marital Status Married
Boyfriends Shekhar Kapur (director)
Marc Robinson (actor, model),
Ness Wadia (businessman, 2005-2009)
Gene Goodenough (Financial Analyst)
Husband/ Spouse Gene Goodenough
Marriage Date 28 February, 2016
Children Not Known
Educational Qualification Graduate (English honours)
Postgraduate (Criminal Psychology)
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
Favorite Actors Guru Dutt, Sanjay Dutt, Aamir Khan and Shahrukh Khan
Favorite Food Kadhi Chawal, khatti Himachali dal
Favorite Movie Titanic
Hobbies Dancing, working out at gym, Reading, Writing
Net Worth $30 million
Salary Per Movie: 2-3 Crores (INR)
House Address C/10A, Ranwar, Waroda Road
Bandra (west), Mumbai

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