Who is Freida?
Freida Pinto is an Indian actress who stars mostly in American and British movies like ‘Miral’ and ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes.’ She rose to prominence when she played Latika’s role in the 2008 British drama movie, a loose adaptation of the 2005 novel ‘Q&A’ written by Indian author Vikas Swarup. Her biggest success came when she played the role of Caroline Aranha in the 2011 American science-fiction action movie ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ alongside James Franco. She won the IFFM Diversity in Cinema Award in 2018 for her versatile acting and performance.
|Full Name||Freida Selena Pinto|
|Date of Birth||October 18, 1984|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, India|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Net Worth||US $14 million|
Frieda Pinto’s full name is Freida Selena Pinto. The girl was carried out to the earth on 18 October 1984 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She was born to her mother, Sylvia Pinto, the principal of St John’s High School, situated in Goregaon, Mumbai, and to father, Frederick Pinto. He was a senior bank manager of the Bank of Baroda, an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services company. She also ought an elder sibling, Sharon Pinto, who works for New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV). Besides this, Freida Pinto is currently 36 years old with the zodiac symbol of Libra.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Freida Pinto is an Indian by nationality and is a Mangalorean Catholic by religion. She stands at the height of 5 feet and 6 inches (1.66m/166cms) tall and weighs around 53kgs (117lbs). Freda has a pair of beautiful hazel brown eyes with black hair color. Furthermore, she has a slim body type, and her body measures are 33-25-34 inches, respectively.
Freida Pinto studied in the Carmel of St. Joseph School, a convent girls school situated in Orlem, Malad, Mumbai. For higher studies, she studied at St. Xavier’s College, located in Mumbai. She graduated in the year 2005.
Freida Pinto previously got engaged in a relationship with Rohan Antao, who was a marketing professional. She was with him from the year 2003 to 2009. She then dated her ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ co-star Dev Patel from the year 2009 to 2014. After separating, she got involved in a relationship with Ronnie Bacardi, a polo player, in 2016. Since in a relationship with Cory Tran, Freida Pinto is a photographer, but she has not married yet.
Freida Pinto is active on social media platforms. Her Instagram account (@freidapinto) has more than 375 thousand followers, and her Twitter account (@BecauseImFreida) has over 57 thousand followers. Her official Facebook page (@freidapinto) has over 386 thousand likes and over 421 thousand followers.
Besides her acting career, Freida Pinto is a massive supporter of several humanitarian causes. She mentioned Angelina Jolie and Malala Yousafzai as her role models and actively raised funds to educate underprivileged children. In 2013, Frieda Pinto was in Gucci’s ‘Chime for Change’ campaign, which focused on raising funds and awareness of women’s issues, including education, health, justice, and equality. She also raised her voice against female genital mutilation and child marriage.
Freida Pinto started her professional acting career when she appeared as Latika in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ (2008), which was directed by Danny Boyle as a loose adaptation of author Vikas Swarup’s novel ‘Q&A.’ The movie was a massive hit and following this success, she has appeared in numerous films like ‘You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger’ (2010) as Dia, ‘Miral’ (2010) as Miral, ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ (2011) as Carline Aranha, ‘Trishna’ (2011) as Trishna, and ‘Day of the Falcon’ (2011) as Princess Leyla.
Morely, Freida appeared in many other films in ‘Immortals’ (2011) as Phaedra, ‘Girl Rising’ (2013) as the narrator, ‘Desert Dancer’ (2014) as Elaheh, ‘Knight of Cups’ (2015) as Helen, ‘Unity’ (2015) as the narrator, ‘Blunt Force Trauma’ (2015) as Colt, ‘Black Knight Decoded’ (2015) as Ahna, in ‘Two Bellmen Two’ (2016) as Leila Patel, ‘Love Sonia’ (2018) as Rashmi, ‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle’ (2018) as Messua, ‘Only’ (2019) as Eva, ‘Love, Wedding, Repeat’ (2020) as Amanda and in ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ (2020) as Usha Vance. Moreover, she has also lent her voice in ‘Yamasong: March of the Hollows’ (2017), where she plays Geta’s role.
Freida Pinto has also appeared on television alongside her acting career. She has emerged as the host of the show ‘Full Circle’ (2006), as Jas Mira in ‘Guerilla’ (2017), as Vera in ‘The Path’ (2018), and as Queen Shanti in ‘Mira, Royal Detective’ (2020). She has also appeared on shows like ‘Koffee with Karan’ (2014), ‘The Mindy Project’ (2015), and ‘India: Nature’s Wonderland’ (2015).
Besides television and movies, Freida Pinto appeared in Bruno Mar’s song ‘Gorilla’ from the album ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ in 2013.
Freida Pinto won the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne’s (IFFM) Diversity in Cinema Award in 2018. She also won the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards’ Breakthrough Performance Award and Screen Actors Guild Awards’ Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Award for her performance in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ in the year 2009.
Freida Pinto has earned herself a lot of name and fame along with a lot of fortune through her acting career. As of 2020, Freida Pinto has a net worth of approximately $14 million.