Freida Pinto – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Nickname Freida
Gender Female
Age 39 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth October 18, 1984
Real Name Freida Selena Pinto
Profession Actress, Model
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Mumbai, India
Religion Roman Catholic
Zodiac Sign Libra

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 34-25-34 Inches
Bodytype Hourglass
Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m)
Weight 56 kg (123 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Hazel Brown
Hobbies Painting

Frieda Pinto is one of the finest actresses who work in the Bollywood film industry and has acted in various movies. She has made her career broad in multiple fields and gained much recognition during her career life. She mainly performs in American and British movies while she rose to fame after appearing in the debut movie “Slumdog Millionaire”. She was born on 18th October 1984, hailing from Mumbai, India. She completed her primary education from St. Joseph School. Later, she attended St. Xavier’s College from where she got a degree in the field of Arts and English Literature as a major. She had a passion for acting in her childhood and decided to pursue it as a career.


In 1994, Frieda Pinto got inspired by the famed actress, Miss Universe – Susmita Sen, and since then, she decided to join the acting line as her career. During college, she actively took part in various plays and concerts to hone her acting skills. After completing her graduation, she started working as an actress and model and did various modeling gigs. Initially, she joined Elite Model Management where she worked as a model for two and a half years. Pinto has a Mangalorean Catholic family background and she was born to Frederick Pinto who is working as a Senior Branch Manager at the Bank of Baroda. While her mother, Sylvia Pinto is working as a Principal at St. John’s Universal School. She has a sister, Sharron Pinto who is working as a News Producer at NDTV. Frieda Pinto also featured in various TV commercials and also modeled for numerous brands including Airtel, Vodafone India, Skoda, eBay, and other notable brands. Meanwhile, she gave auditions for appearing in the TV shows and movies. In 2006, she got selected for the International Travel Show “Full Circle” which was hosted by herself. While it was streamed in Zee International Asia Pacific. During the show, she got the chance to travel to numerous countries including Afghanistan, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore. In 2007, she appeared in “Slumdog Millionaire” which became her identity. Since then, she frequently worked in various movies and shows including “Day of the Falcon”, “Immortals”, “Trishna”, “The Rise of the Planet of the Apps” and others. In 2013, she got featured in the “Bruno Mars” music video “Gorilla”. Also, she made an appearance in the documentary “Girl Rising” and “Desert Dancer”. In 2018, she worked in “Love Sonia” which was an Indian Drama in which she worked alongside Mrural Thakur. Also, she got featured on the front page of many magazines including Vanity Fair and others. However, she has a broad career as she has worked on many projects.


Among various prestigious achievements, Frieda Pinto was honored with Breakthrough Performance Award at the Palm Spring International Film Festival held in 2008 for the movie “Slumdog Millionaire”. Also, she was awarded the Outstanding Performance Award for the same movie at the Screen Actor Guild Awards in 2008.


Freida Pinto Education

School: Carmel of St. Joseph School

College: St. Xaviers College

Freida Pinto Career

Profession: Actress, Model

Known For: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)


Film: Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Net Worth: USD $14 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Frederick Pinto

Mother: Sylvia Pinto

Sister: Sharon Pinto

Marital Status: In a relationship

Currently dating:

Cory Tran

Past Relationships:

Rohan Antao (2007 – 2009)
Ronnie Bacardi (2016)
Dev Patel (2009 – 2014)

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Who is Freida Pinto?

Freida Pinto is an Indian actress, model, born on 18 October, 1984 in Mumbai, India.

How old is Freida Pinto?

Freida Pinto is 39 years old as of November 2023.

How tall is Freida Pinto?

Freida Pinto is 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m).