Who Is Priyanka Chopra? Everything You Need To Know About The Actress & Nick Jonas' Wife
31 January 2019, 14:46 | Updated: 25 February 2021, 16:59
She’s the Bollywood superstar that captured Nick Jonas’s heart – here’s everything you need to know about Priyanka Chopra.
Priyanka Chopra is the world-famous Bollywood actress who tied the knot with singer Nick Jonas at the end of 2018.
They've become one of the biggest showbiz couples, individually smashing their careers as well as giving us all ultimate #CoupleGoals!
But why is Priyanka Chopra famous, when did she and Nick get married and where is she from? Here's absolutely everything you need to know...
What is Priyanka Chopra famous for?
Priyanka began her career by being crowned Miss World in 2000, before rising to fame as a Bollywood actress. She is also a global activist for women's rights, something which led her to become close friends with Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle.
She and husband Nick have become one of the biggest Hollywood couples since getting married in 2018.
How old is Priyanka Chopra?
Priyanka Chopra is 38.
Her birthday is 18 July 1982.
What is the age difference between Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas?
Priyanka is 10 years older than Nick and it's something the pair have unfairly faced criticism about.
In 2020 Priyanka opened up about what people have said about their age gap, rightly pointing out they wouldn't face any backlash if the tables were turned.
“People gave us a lot of sh*t about that and still do,” she said to Elle magazine in 2019. “I find it really amazing when you flip it and the guy is older, no one cares and actually people like it."
Where did Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas get married?
The couple got married in a lavish ceremony in India in December 2019, followed by several receptions including one in North Carolina.
Their marriage was a three-day event at the Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur which has 15 acres of private gardens.
How did Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas meet?
Nick made the first move back in 2016 when he slid into Priyanka’s Twitter DMs and she gave him her number, but they didn’t meet in person until the Vanity Fair Oscars party in 2017.
After a whirlwind romance they got engaged in July 2018.
Where is Priyanka Chopra from?
Priyanka was born in Jamshedpur, in northeastern India.
When did Priyanka Chopra move to the USA?
Priyanka’s family moved around a lot during her childhood thanks to her dad’s job in the Indian Army, before eventually moving to America when she was 12-years-old and living with her aunt while she attended school in Massachusetts.
She moved back from Iowa to India when she was 17 in the hopes of becoming an engineer, but her mum sent in her photos to the Miss India pageant, which she won before winning the Miss World title in 2000 and eventually moved back to the States.
What religion is Priyanka Chopra?
Priyanka is a Hindu and she celebrated her wedding to Nick Jonas with both a Hindu and Christian ceremony.