About Freida Pinto

Freida Pinto is a beautiful and professional actress and a model from India who quickly rose to fame after the British drama film Slumdog Millionaire where she portrayed Latika’s character. She gained wide recognition and praise after her lead role in the film Trishna. We will be seeing more from her in the coming years.

Quick Info
Full NameFreida Selena Pinto
Date of Birth18th October of 1984
Birth PlaceMaharashtra,Mumbai,India
Parent(s)Frederick and Sylvia Pinto
OccupationActress
PartnerCory Tran
Zodiac signLibra
Net Worth14 million dollars.

Early life

Freida Pinto was born on 18th October of 1984 in Maharashtra named Mumbai in India. Her full name is Freida Selena Pinto, and she is the daughter of Frederick and Sylvia Pinto. She grew up in a middle-class family where her father used to work in Bank of Baroda as a senior branch manager while her mother was St. John’s Universal School principal. She has an older sister named Sharon Pinto.

Pinto finished her schooling at St. Joseph School, which was located in Malad. She then joined St. Xavier’s College, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature. Pinto was into acting from an early age. She used to mimic the character on the TV in her childhood. She also got involved in various theatre work and modeling at her university; later on, she joined The Barry John’s Acting Studio in Andheri, where she trained to achieve a professional acting career.

 

Freida PintoCareer

Pinto started her career as a model. She has appeared in various commercials before making her film debut.

Film:

Freida Pinto made her breakthrough from her film debut Slumdog Millionaire in 2008. Danny Boyle directed the film, and she portrayed the supporting character Latika. The film made her an international celebrity overnight. Her performance won her Palm Springs International Film Festival for Breakthrough Performance Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture in 2009. She also received several nominations, including a BAFTA Award nomination and Black Reel Award nomination in 2009.

After her breakthrough, it opened many doors for her in the film industry. In 2010, she starred in an English comedy-drama film called You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger alongside co-stars Antonio Bandera, Josh Brolin, and others. She also starred in the biographical political film called Miral the same year.

In 2011, she made another breakthrough from the film Trishna, and she also played a major role in other films like Rising of the Planet of the Apes, day of the Falcon, and Immortals the same year. She then continued appearing in many films, including short films and documentaries, before making another breakthrough from the film Love Sonia in 2018.

As of 2020, she is currently preparing for her new film Needle in a Time stack, released in the coming years.

Freida Pinto

Television:

Freida Pinto first made her television debut a year before making the film debut. She was a host for the talk show called Full Circle in 2006. She made her guest appearance in Koffee with Karan in 2014. She also appeared in a documentary called India: Nature’s Wonderland in 2015.

In 2017, Pinto landed her first main role in the British miniseries called Guerrilla as Jas Mitra. She landed a recurring role as Vera in American drama series called The Path in 2018. In 2020, she voiced the character Queen Shanti in an animated tv series called Mira, Royal Detective.

 

Personal life

Love life:

Talking about the love life of Freida Pinto, she has dated several men in the past. She was first engaged to Rohan Antao before her success in the film industry. After the film Slumdog Millionaire’s success, she started dating co-star Dev Patel starting 2009, breaking her 7 years relationship with Antao. The star ended her relationship with Patel in 2014, and in the following year, Pinto was seen dating Ronnie Bacardi. As of 2020, she is currently dating a photographer named Cory Tran whom she got engaged at the end of 2019. She currently resides in Los Angeles.

Freida PintoSocial media:

Freida Pinto is active in social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 57.3 thousand followers on Twitter, but she hasn’t been active since 2016. Her Facebook account has more than 4 lakh followers. She is mostly active on Instagram and has over 375 thousand followers. Pinto represents herself as a Feminist, and we can hear her talking about Feminism most of the time.

Charity works:

Freida Pinto has been actively leading various charity work since her success in the film industry. She has supported Feminism since the beginning. She has also conducted various campaigns raising the voice for underprivileged children and encouraging women in India, uplifting their motivation. She is currently working with an organization called “ We Do It Together,” a nonprofit organization.

 

Physical statistics & others

Freida Pinto is 36 years old as of 2020. She has a height of 5 feet and 5 inches with a bodyweight of about 56 kg. she possesses pear shape slim body having body measurements of 33-25-34 inches.

Pinto belongs to Asian or Konkani ethnicity; she possesses the typical features of an Indian woman. She has dark skin and black hair. Her hazel eyes and defined jawline are enough to make any men fall for her. Her zodiac sign is Libra. Her nationality is Indian. Her sexual orientation is straight.

 

Net worth

As of 2020, Freida Pinto’s net worth is estimated to be around 14 million dollars. she earns her millions mostly through her acting career, and her side work as a model adds extra millions to her income. She has also endorsed various luxurious brands, including L’Oreal, and has also appeared in various commercials. She was once called the highest paid Indian actress after her success in the film Slumdog Millionaire.

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