11 Facts About Quantico’s Priyanka Chopra You Never Knew

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Priyanka Chopra might be a new face to many when her ABC series Quantico debuts this fall, but for many around the world, she’s been an A-list celebrity for years.

Born in India, Chopra, 32, made her acting debut in the 2002 Tamil film Thamizhan. From there, she starred in a bunch of box-office hits, quickly establishing herself as one of the biggest Bollywood stars. Now, Chopra is making the leap to American television, playing one of the FBI’s best and the brightest recruits on the upcoming drama. Before Quantico premieres, check out 11 facts about Priyanka Chopra.

1. She was just voted the most popular female celeb at the Bollywood Awards

2. Her music video with Pitbull has over 63 million views.

3. She was on the cover of the first Indian edition of Maxim in 2006.

4. She hosted a season of India’s version of Fear Factor (Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi).

5. She moved to the United States when she was 13 and returned to India her senior year of high school.

6. She loved Tupac – and mourned his death for 10 days.

7. She’s India’s official UNICEF Ambassador.

8. She was crowned Miss World in 2000.

9. She was signed as the face of Guess in 2014.

10. She wrote 50 columns for the Hindustan Timesand is also a columnist for Elle.

11. Her song “In My City” was the official NFL theme song for the 2013 season.

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