Archie Panjabi Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Family, Facts, Biography

Archie Panjabi Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Family, Facts, Biography
Archie Panjabi Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 52 kg
Date of Birth May 31, 1972
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse
Rajesh Nihalani

Archie Panjabi is a British actress who is widely known for having had various roles in the UK as well as on US television, including those of Maya Roy in Life on Mars (2006–2007) and Kalinda Sharma in CBS Legal drama The Good Wife (2009–2015) respectively, her stellar performance in the latter having earned her many accolades like Primetime Emmy Award in 2010 thereby making her the first Asian actor to bag a Primetime Emmy for acting. Archie has starred in a number of films as well, such as This Little Life (2003). She has garnered more than 75K followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Archana Govind Panjabi

Nick Name

Archie

Archie Panjabi in December 2015 thanking everyone for lovely messages
Archie Panjabi in December 2015 thanking everyone for lovely messages (Archie Panjabi / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Edgware, London, England

Nationality

British

Education

She attended Brunel University London and acquired a degree in Management Studies in 1994.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Govind Panjabi (Schoolteacher)
  • Mother – Padma Panjabi (Schoolteacher)

Manager

She has been represented by The Gersh Agency, Inc.

Net Worth

Her net worth was $3 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Build

Slim

Archie Panjabi slipping back into her heels in August 2015
Archie Panjabi slipping back into her heels in August 2015 (Archie Panjabi / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 2 in or 158 cm

Weight

52 kg or 114.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

She has dated –

  1. Rajesh Nihalani (1998-Present) – She tied the knot with Rajesh in 1998.
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Race / Ethnicity

Asian

She is of Sindhi Indian descent.

Hair Color

Black

She often tends to dye her hair in different shades.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Large and expressive eyes
  • Sharp features
  • High cheekbones

Archie Panjabi Favorite Things

  • Beauty Items She Has Always Carried With Herself – Lip gloss, Cream for sun protection, Mascara

Source – WebMD.com

Archie Panjabi Facts

  1. Her parents had both been Sindhi Hindu immigrants from India.
  2. Archie had spent part of her childhood in Mumbai which has led her to consider herself part Bombayite and part British.
  3. She has revealed that she knew what she wanted to do for her whole life, from nursery to university. She had always been geared towards wanting to act, had stuck with it, and dedicated time to it.
  4. She has stated that she has felt lucky that her parents were never against her ambition, and had always been very supportive. They had only been adamant that she went to university first.
  5. Panjabi has been classically trained in ballet.
  6. She has disclosed that she had a dialect coach in order to get an American accent, and then another one, to come off it a bit. She has found something deep and mysterious in the voice when it is not overly high-pitched American.
  7. Archie has stated that she has cherished roles where she has had to transform herself and has felt blessed that she could play them. She has believed that she landed the not-so-typical parts as a result of herself choosing them and also from working closely, and developing a bond with the writer as well as the director. She has always gone in with opinions and had discussions about how a part, if written in a stereotypical way, can be changed, or how she could add her unique voice to the character and alter it in an appealing manner.
  8. Panjabi has pointed out how, coming from India, her parents have had a big connection with herbs and spices in cooking and as well as in skincare. She has been delighted to learn from her mother the way to prepare a lot of her own beauty concoctions, like face packs, and then see the excellent results, after using them.
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Featured Image by Archie Panjabi / Instagram

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