Preity Zinta entered the film industry in 1998 with Dil Se and became a bankable name in no time. She gave several hits during her decade-long career before taking a sabbatical in 2008. This was the time she entered the world of cricket, read – the Indian Premiere League (IPL) with her team Kings XI Punjab which is now Punjab Kings. Preity Zinta was the only woman to own an IPL team back in 2008, and all her achievements majorly contributed to her net worth in all these years till 2023.
Talking about the cricket team, Preity Zinta acquired ownership rights of the Mohali-based Twenty20 cricket team with three more partners. Interestingly, the Kings XI Punjab owner is the least wealthy among the eight team owners of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The net worth of Preity Zinta in 2023 IPL is comparatively less than other owners like Mukesh Ambani, Shah Rukh Khan, Manoj Badale and others.
Looking at her Bollywood career, films like Kya Kehna (2000), Kal Ho Na Ho (2003), Koi… Mil Gaya (2003), Veer-Zaara (2004), Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2001), Dil Chahta Hai (2001), and Dil Hai Tumhaara (2002) remain iconic because of her impressive performances. Following a five-year sabbatical, Preity Zinta starred opposite Sunny Deol in Neeraj Pathak’s action comedy Bhaiaji Superhit in 2018. These movies added great value to her fortune over all these years. Let’s take a look at the net worth of Preity Zinta and where did she land in 2023.
Here’s what contributes to Preity Zinta’s net worth in 2023
Post the hiatus, Preity Zinta shifted her base to Los Angeles with her husband, Gene Goodenough. The duo has been married for almost seven years now. In 2021, Preity Zinta and her husband expanded their family by welcoming twins, a boy and a girl, through surrogacy. While the little munchkins keep her busy in LA, Preity Zinta often returns to India for IPL and personal errands.
Net worth of Preity Zinta in 2023
Preity Zinta’s estimated net worth in 2023 is US $30 million (INR 183 crores approx.). Apart from being the owner of Punjab Kings, Preity Zinta is also a producer, television host, and a reality TV show judge. Her main income comes from these avenues. She charges about US $1.83 million (INR 1.5 crores approx.) per endorsement deal. Her yearly income is approximately US $14 million (INR 12 crores approx.).
According to several reports, her earnings in 2015 summed up to US $148,000 (INR 1 crore approx.). Her earnings in 2014 summed up to US $155,000 (INR 1.2 crores approx.), and her earnings in 2013 estimated to be around US $650,000 (INR 4.4 crores approx.).
Net worth of Punjab Kings formerly Kings XI Punjab
Kings XI Punjab (renamed Punjab Kings in 2021) was a team bought by Preity Zinta, Ness Wadia, Mohit Burman and others. The group paid US $76 million (INR 6.22 million crores approx.) for the franchise in 2008. As of 2022, the Punjab Kings is the ninth most valuable IPL Team with an estimated value of US $925 million (INR 77.75 million crores approx.). The actress had invested a whopping US $4.27 million (INR 350 crores) in the team.
Properties owned by the Veer Zara actress
Zinta is the owner of two luxury houses in Mumbai, one in Shimla worth US $1.05 million (INR 7 crores approx.) where she was born and one in Beverly Hills, U.S.. She lives in the Beverly Hill property with her husband and kids currently. Preity Zinta also owns a studio which is valued at US $7,32,34,980 (INR 600 crores approx.)
Wheels owned by Preity Zinta
The actress has an extensive collection of cars including a Lexus LX 470 Crossover worth US $18,000 (INR 12 lakhs approx.), a Porsche, a Mercedes Benz E Class worth US $87,319 (INR INR 58 lakhs), and a BMW.
Preity Zinta in the news
The actress is currently in India for the ongoing IPL 2023 matches. She also recently attended the Eid party organised by Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan and her husband Aayush Sharma. Her team, Punjab Kings is currently at the 6th position on the IPL table.
(All USD conversions done at the time of writing)
All Images: Courtesy Preity Zinta/Instagram