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How Priyanka Chopra Achieved a Net Worth of $20 Million

It was big news when Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra wed. The couple has an estimated net worth of $53 million between the two of them. We were interested in knowing how Priyanka was doing financially on her own and we were surprised to learn that she, without Nick's millions has a net worth of $20 million. This is a sizable fortune, but how did she doe it? When we looked into her career history it all became crystal clear that Priyanka has worked hard and smart to make her millions, and here is how she did it.

Net Worth$20 Million
NamePriyanka Chopra Jonas
BornJamshedpur, Jharkhand
Birth DateJuly 18, 1982
Source of WealthIndian Actress, Singer, Film Producer, And The Winner Of The Miss World 2000 Pageant

Her early years

Priyanka began her illustrious career as a pageant contestant. She was the winner of the Miss World Pageant which was held in 2000. This gave her the fame and exposure that made it easier to become a popular actress in Bollywood, the Hollywood of her home country of India. She began her career in the entertainment industry in 2000. Her first Indian film was released in 2002, and more offers followed until she was named as the highest-paid actress in Bollywood. She was a big name in the film industry and she also acted on the stage. At the age of 13, she moved to the United States with her family. Priyanka also appeared in several reality tv shows.

Add music to the mix

Although already a superstar in Bollywood, Chopra also signed with Universal Music Group in 2011. Her first music video for the song "Exotic" was released in 2013 and it featured the award-winning artist Pitbull. She achieved success in the music industry as well as in acting and married artist Nick Jonas. Singing with Pitbull, and also William boosted her music career and more releases along with videos followed, as did sales and revenue.

Priyanka Chopra was a TV host

Chopra also served as the host of the reality series "Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi," which is the Indian version of the program aired in the United States. She hosted the show in 2010. We learned that she was paid a little more than $100,000 per episode. She had previously earned about $6.5 million for her first film release. She also broke into the US television industry and landed a spot on the popular television series "Quantico."

She was a professional model

Priyanka played the part of a model in the Bollywood film "Fashion." In addition to acting in film, television and on commercials she was also paid to be a model for a variety of print advertisements and commercials. She was featured in an episode of "Guess" magazine and earned somewhere between $700,000 and $1.5 million for her one year contract with them.

Priyanka had lucrative endorsements

Because of her superstar status, Priyanka was also approached to endorse a variety of products for famous brands. In 2010 she posed with Nokia's new phone. She also represented Marvel Tea, Nikon, Sunsilk, Garnier, and Pepsi brands and is reported to have made nearly a million dollars from the endorsement deals. She also endorsed Bumble,, and Amazon on her Instagram page.

She owns her own company

We also learned that Priyanka established her own production company that is called Purple Pebble Pictures. She and her mother Madhu founded the company in 2015. She's worked on some small budget films which found commercial success, bringing in several more million in revenues.

Priyanka is an investor

Chopra has an affinity for making good investment deals, particularly in the real estate market. She's made several purchases which have boosted her net wealth tremendously. In addition to this, she is currently working on her own memoir and a web series for YouTube. She knows when to buy and when to pass and it is her unique business savvy that makes her such a brilliant investor and entrepreneur.

Other facts about Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka is a fascinating woman who is 37 years old and still has a lot of good years to add to her current fortune of $20 million. She is a very talented and savvy business professional who has done a lot of things in her life already. She is a beauty queen, a top-rated actress, a model, a producer and a humanitarian who has a philanthropic side. Even now, she's working on a memoir and a new web series which are likely to follow suit with her other projects and become raging successes. She was rich and famous before her union with artist Nick Jonas and she has amassed a huge following of fans.

Final thoughts

Priyanka Chopra is a versatile and multitalented young lade who has been actively involved in the entertainment industry for about 20 years. Her career began when she won a Miss World beauty pageant and it opened a lot of important doors which would lead her into the career of a lifetime. She made millions in Bollywood film and wisely invested some of her fortunes into real estate, which turned out to be good for her growing bank account. She has been well-paid for her modeling as well as for her endorsements of a variety of well-known brands. She's made a lot of good decisions in her life and she's had many opportunities which she has seized. She's one of the most capable celebrities we've ever heard of and she deserves to get the credit for all of her hard work and the smart choices that she has made. Priyanka is a resourceful lady who has built a fortune of $20 million on her own, and she's not done yet. She still stays busy with a variety of different projects so we fully expect this figure to rise sharply in the near future. Chopra earned her fortune through a variety of different ventures and sources and it wouldn't surprise us to learn that she's doing something totally new in the future.

Garrett Parker

Written by Garrett Parker

Garrett by trade is a personal finance freelance writer and journalist. With over 10 years experience he's covered businesses, CEOs, and investments. However he does like to take on other topics involving some of his personal interests like automobiles, future technologies, and anything else that could change the world.

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