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Freida Pinto Net Worth, Biography, Wiki in 2017-2016

How rich is Freida Selena Pinto?

Freida Selena Pinto net worth:
$8 Million

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Freida Pinto Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Freida Selena Pinto was born on 18 October 1984, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, to Sylvia, a high school principal, and Frederick Pinto, a banker, of Mangalorean descent. She is a former model and TV presenter, and an actress best known for starring in the films “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”.

So just how rich is Freida Pinto now? According to sources, Pinto’s net worth reaches $8 million, as of late 2016. Her fortune has been amassed during her modeling and acting career which bgan in 2005.

Freida Pinto Net Worth $8 Million

Pinto grew up in a middle class family in Malad, Mumbai, along with her sister, where she attended the Carmel of St. Joseph School. She later enrolled in St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai, majoring in English literature.

Upon graduating in 2005, she pursued both modeling and acting careers. She spent over two years working for Elite Model Management India, appearing in a number of television and print ads, such as for Wrigley’s Chewing Gum, Vodafone India, eBay and Visa. In the meantime, she began auditioning for television and films, being hired to host the travel show “Full Circle” in 2006-2007. Hwr net worth was well established.

In 2007 Pinto and several other models from her agency got an opportunity to audition for the leading role of Latika in the 2008 British drama “Slumdog Millionaire”. The film became a massive box office success, grossing over $377.9 million worldwide and winning a number of awards, and Pinto’s performance as Latika earned her the Breakthrough Performance Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. It also enabled her to achieve needed recognition in the acting world, and a significant rise in her net worth.

After her work on “Slumdog Millionaire”, Pinto went on to take an acting course at the Barry John Acting Studio in Mumbai. In 2010 she got a smaller part in Woody Allen’s comedy-drama “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger”, and then the starring title role in Julian Schnabel’s biographical political film “Miral”. The year 2011 was very productive for Pinto; she was cast in the role of primatologist Caroline Aranha in the science fiction film “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, a great box-office success, grossing $481.8 million worldwide, more that any other project Pinto has appeared in. She then played the title role as a teenage Rajasthani peasant in the drama film “Trishna”, and her other roles of the year include playing Princess Lailah in the historical war film “Day of the Falcon”, and oracle priestess Phaedra in the fantasy/action film “Immortals”, the latter film grossing over $226.9 million worldwide. Although Pinto’s performances in all of these projects gained mixed reviews, her popularity significantly rose, considerably improving her wealth.

In 2013 the actress appeared in the popular music video for Bruno Mars’ single “Gorilla”, which brought a lot of negative criticism from Indian media. The following year she played the drug addict Elaheh in the biographical drama “Desert Dancer”. Pinto’s most recent film appearance was in the 2015 experimental drama “Knight of Cups”, and the action film “Blunt Force Trauma”. She is currently filming the live-action adventure fantasy film “Jungle Book”, which is set to be released in 2018. Her net worth should continue to rise.

Pinto has frequently been featured in various magazines lists, such as “World’s Most Beautiful People”, “World’s Best Dressed Women” and “Most Beautiful at Every Age” by People magazine, “Top Ten Most Stylish Women” by Vogue and “Top 99 Most Desirable Women” poll by AskMen.

Speaking about her private life, Pinto hasn’t married; sources believe she is single at present.
The actress is a devoted philanthropist, involved in various humanitarian causes. She has supported charities focused on enhancing the status of women and underprivileged children, such as the Agassi Foundation, as well as Plan International’s “Because I am a Girl” and Gucci’s “Chime for Change” campaigns. She has recently publicly criticized the Indian government’s ban on the documentary “India’s Daughter”, portraying the Delhi gang rape in 2012.

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Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009Breakthrough Performance AwardPalm Springs International Film FestivalSlumdog Millionaire (2008)
2009ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureSlumdog Millionaire (2008)· Rubina Ali
· Tanay Chheda
· Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala
· Azharuddin Mohammed Ismail
· Anil Kapoor
· Irrfan Khan
· Ayush Mahesh Khedekar
· Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar
· Madhur Mittal
· Dev Patel

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Supporting ActressSlumdog Millionaire (2008)
2009MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBreakthrough Performance FemaleSlumdog Millionaire (2008)
2009MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest KissSlumdog Millionaire (2008)· Dev Patel
2009Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress: DramaSlumdog Millionaire (2008)
2009Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Fresh Face FemaleSlumdog Millionaire (2008)
2009Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie LiplockSlumdog Millionaire (2008)· Dev Patel

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest EnsembleSlumdog Millionaire (2008)· Dev Patel
· Anil Kapoor
· Irrfan Khan
· Rubina Ali
· Amit Leonard
· Madhur Mittal
· Ayush Mahesh Khedekar
· Tanay Chheda
· Ashutosh Lobo Gajiwala

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1Member of the 'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)' since 2016.
2She appeared in the music video of the song " I Promise You" by the band Dal Dil Vog, featuring Dal Hothi. The video was shot in Mumbai, India. Dal is an Indo Canadian singer, who has been singing since the early 1990s. Freida Pinto did the music video before the release of Slumdog Millionaire (2008).
3Audition for the Indian film Chak De India.
4Her favorite actors are Jack Nicholson and Johnny Depp and her favorite actresses are Marilyn Monroe and Nicole Kidman.
5Was considered to replace Emma Stone in Sucker Punch (2011), but lost out to Jamie Chung.
6Was formerly in a relationship with Dev Patel (from February 2009 to December 2014). The two met on the set of Slumdog Millionaire (2008).
7She studied at Carmel of St. Joseph School in Malad and completed her bachelor of arts (BA) degree in English literature at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.
8The surname Pinto is a Portuguese name meaning "Chick" (little bird). The first European colonizers and settlers of India, the Portuguese arrived in 1497.
9Auditioned for the part of Bond Girl Camille in Quantum of Solace (2008), but lost the role to Olga Kurylenko.
10Was engaged to Rohan Antao from 2007 until January 2009. They were in a relationship from 2003 to 2009.
11Trained in some forms of Indian classical dance as well as salsa.
12Freida's parents are from Mangalore, a coastal town in southern India.Her father is a banker; her mother is the principal of a high school. Her sister, Sharon, is a producer with an Indian news channel, NDTV.

1I call upon women to raise each other up, to make each other's welfare a priority and to never shame a woman for the choices she makes
2[on preparing to play a primatologist in Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)] Like most people, I only knew what I'd been taught in school about chimps, and that's not enough. So I watched a ton of videos about Jane Goodall, who I'd love to meet. All her research was fascinating and so useful, especially in how she studied human behavior in comparison to chimp behavior.
3I'm just so used to calling it Bombay. I know everything has changed. It's India's way of trying to brush off colonialism and make it what it originally was, but unfortunately for me I called it Bombay for 16 years, and I think that's a long time in a 26-year-old's life to automatically start calling it Mumbai. It's very confusing for a lot of people. My agent thought Bombay and Mumbai were two different places. And I was like, "No, it's the same thing."
4This industry is for fighters and those who do not give up! It is very important to believe in yourself. Even when a hundred people rejected me, I did not lose hope and, finally, one of the biggest directors of all times [Danny Boyle] believed in me! Also working in this film [Slumdog Millionaire (2008)] has taught me a lot, not just in terms of acting but also about myself, which is an integral part of being a good actor!

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