Archie Panjabi Net Worth

December 28, 2023
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Archana Panjabi was born on the 31st May 1972, in Edgware, Middlesex, England, and is an actress who is probably best known for her role of Kalinda Sharma in the American political and legal drama TV series “The Good Wife”, which brought her a prestigious Primetime Emmy Award. Besides this, Archie is also widely known for her memorable performances in movies “Bend It Like Beckham” (2002), “Yasmin” (2004), “The Constant Gardener” (2005) and “San Adreas” (2015).

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this critically acclaimed actress has accumulated so far? How rich Archie Panjabi is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Archie Panjabi’s net worth, as of early 2017, is over $3 million, acquired through her acting career which began in 1995.


Archie Panjabi Net Worth $3 million


Archie was born to Padma and Govind Panjabi, and is of Sindhi Hindu and British ancestry. She spent the majority of her childhood in Mumbai, India, but attended London’s Brunel University from which she graduated with a degree in Management Studies in 1996. She debuted as an actress in 1993 when she appeared in one episode of the “London’s Burning” TV series, followed by several other TV series appearances before she debuted on the big screen with the role of Meenah Khan in the 1999 comedy movie “East Is East”. These ventures provided the basis for Archie Panjabi’s current net worth.

Throughout the early 2000s, Archie managed to maintain a continuous streak of acting engagements, appearing primarily in TV series such as “In the Beginning”, “Murder in Mind” and “The Secret”. In 2002 she starred as Pinky Bhamra in the comedy movie “Bend It Like Beckham”, while in 2004 Panjabi appeared in the title role of the movie drama “Yasmin”, which earned her rewards such as Mons International Festival of Love Films Award and Reims International Television Days Award. However, the real breakthrough in her career occurred in 2005 when she starred in the Oscar-winning political thriller “The Constant Gardener” opposite Ralph Fiennes in the male role. This was followed by a notable role in Ridley Scott’s 2006 romantic comedy with Marion Cotillard and Russell Crowe in the leading roles – “A Good Year”. All these engagements helped Archie Panjabi to gain global popularity and fame as well to increase her wealth.

In 2007, Panjabi starred alongside Angelina Jolie in “A Mighty Heart”, a movie adaptation of Mariane Pearl’s eponymous memoirs. She also made a notable voice acting contribution to the British animated TV series “Postman Pat”, and in 2009 she portrayed an MI5 agent in the French thriller “Espion(s)” (“Spy(ies)”). She came into international prominence later that year, when she landed a role in “The Good Wife” TV series, a seven season-long engagement portraying of Kalinda Sharma, being honored with a Primetime Emmy Award and nomination for a Golden Globe Award. To this day, it is still one of her most memorable roles which contributed to the total of Archie Panjabi’s revenues big time.

Additionally, Archie Panjabi also appeared in the comedy movie “The Infidel” (2010) as well as in TV series such as “Personal Affairs”, “The Fall”, “Shetland”, “Power Monkeys” and most recently NBC’s drama series “Blindspot”. Doubtlessly, all these appearances have impacted Archie Panjabi’s wealth.

When it comes to her personal life, Archie Panjabi has been married since 1998 to Rajesh Nihalani, who is a tailor and with whom she resides in New York City.

Apart from acting, Archie is very active as a philanthropist – she was named as the first Pratham US Ambassador, and is a regular celebrity participant at the Rotary International’s public service campaign “This Close”. She was also featured within Stop Violence Against Women campaigns, as well as Harvard Foundation’s Artist in Residence Program.

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