Place of Birth: Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh, India
Date of Birth: 31 January, 1975
Ethnicity: Kumaoni Indian [Zinta Rajput]
Preity Zinta is an Indian actress and entrepreneur. Her films include Dil Se.., Soldier, Kya Kehna, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Dil Chahta Hai, Dil Hai Tumhaara, Armaan, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Koi… Mil Gaya, Veer-Zaara, Salaam Namaste, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Heaven on Earth, and Ishkq in Paris.
She was born in the Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh, India, the daughter of Nilprabha and Durganand Zinta. She has appeared in Hindi, Telugu, Punjabi, and English-language films.
She is married to American, hydroelectric businessperson Gene Goodenough, with whom she has two children.