Parminder Nagra

Parminder Nagra

Parminder Nagra
Quick Facts About Parminder Nagra
Celebrated Name Parminder Nagra
Age 48 years old
Nick Name Mindi
Birth Name Parminder Kaur Nagra
Birth Date 1975-10-05
Gender Female
Profession English actress
Nationality English
Place of Birth Leicester, England, UK
Ethnicity Sikh (Indo-Aryan)
Religion Sikhism
Residence Los Angeles
Father Sukha Nagra
Mother Nashuter Nagra
School Northfield House Primary School
College Soar Valley College
Siblings 2 brothers and 1 sister
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Husband James Stenson
Son Kai David Singh Stenson
Net Worth $1 million to $ 5 million
Salary $30 thousand to $100 thousand per year
Height 5 ft 1 inch
Weight 52 Kg
Body Shape Vase-shaped
Bra Size 34B (US)
Body Measurement 32-26-34 inches
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Horoscope Libra

Who is Parminder Nagra?

  • Parminder Nagra is an English film and television actress. She is known for playing Dr. Neela Rasgotra in the NBC medical drama series ER from 2003 to 2009.
  •  She has had several other major television roles, including a starring role as Meera Malik in the NBC crime drama series The Blacklist for season one and a recurring role on the ABC/Marvel Television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Ellen Nadeer for season four.
  • She rises to stardom as Jess Bhamra, the football-mad teenager in the movie "Bend It Like Beckham", but these days Parminder Nagra's life couldn't be less A-list.

Early Life

  • Parminder Nagra was born on 5th October 1975 in Leicester, England, UK. She holds an English nationality and belongs to Sikh Ethnic group. Libra is her birth sign. As a member of the Sikh family, she believes in Sikhism and practices its culture. 
  •  Little Parminder was born into a middle-class family. Her father Sukha Nagra and her mom Nashuter Nagra are Sikh factory workers who emigrated from the Punjab region of India in the 1960s. She is the eldest of four children with two brothers and one sister. 
  • Parminder and her younger siblings were raised in a small terraced house in the Belgrave district of Leicester by her parents where she attended the Northfield House Primary School. For High school education, she enrolled at Soar Valley College. Then, Nagra left Leicester for London and decided not to go to university. Instead, she pursued a theatrical career. 

Who is Parminder Nagra dating?

  • Parminder was married to photographer James Stenson on 17 January 2009 in Beverley Hills, Los Angeles. Before getting married, the love birds have dated for seven long years starting from 2002. Their marriage ceremony was attended by Parminder's ER co-stars, Scott Grimes and John Stamos as well as her friend and former ER co-star Maura Tierney. 
  • After four months of their marriage ceremony, Parminder and James welcomed their child, a son Kai David Singh Stenson born on 19 May 2009. However, after three years, Nagra filed for divorce on 8 February 2012, and their divorce was finalized in July 2013. Currently, she is living as a Divorcee.
  • Talking about her previous romance, Parminder was in a five-year relationship with Irish actor Kieran Creggan with whom she stayed together in a flat in Kennington, South London as a partner. They started dating after their first meeting on the set of the "Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards"  at Cottesloe, Royal National Theatre in 1996. 

How much is Parminder Nagra worth?

  • As of 2021, the net worth of Parminder Nagra is estimated to be the US $1 million to $5 million. She has accumulated most of her fortune through her acting career. The 45 years Parminder has worked as a successful actress for three decades. Her yearly salary is roughly calculated as $30 thousand to $100  thousand per year. 
  • Parminder, now 42, was a struggling actress living in her hometown of Leicester and working in a café when she got the call about "Bend It Like Beckham". She was chosen as a suitable actress to portray her role in the movie and when the movie was released it became a box office hit and grossed $104.6 million globally. 
  • Before playing her role in "Bend It Like Beckham", Parminder used to earn her living as a theatrical actor. While performing at the theatre, Nagra signed with Joan Brown, a veteran London-based agent, after which she was cast in minor television roles in the British medical drama series Casualty, and in the television film "King Girl" and with this role opened the door for her big signing in the film project. 
  • After the huge success of "Bend It Like Beckham", Parminder was approached with many film projects and series. She got the main role in the medical drama television series "ER" and was linked with the project from 2003–2009. She also played the role of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. from 2016 to 2017 and 13 "Reasons Why" from 2018-2020. Apart from her main role, she has also played a minor role in more than dozens of TV series and Television films. 

 How tall is Parminder Nagra?

  • Parminder Nagra is 5 ft 1 inch tall and weighs around 52 Kg. She has got a vase-shaped body. Her body figure measures 32-26-34 inches. She wears a 34B(US) size bra.
  • She has a pair of dark brown eyes and her hair color is also dark brown. She looks elegant in her edgy hairstyle. She has a feature of Indo-Aryan girl with a medium skin complexion. 

Facts About Parminder Nagra

  • #1She won a huge legal battle with her husband in 2013.
  • #2She was the first-ever woman to win the FIFA Presidential Award in 2002.
  • #3Nagra was one of the bearers of the 2004 Olympic torch.
  • #4She was the winner of the 2004 Ethnic Multicultural Media Awards.
  • #5she played the viola in the youth orchestra during her high school.
  • #6She briefly studied her A-levels education.
  • #7Jez Simons is her former drama instructor.
  • #8She was cast as a chorus member in the 1994 musical Nimai presented at the Haymarket Theatre.
  • #9Her childhood dream was to become an actress.
  • #10Her first theatrical performance was the Princess in the pantomime Sleeping Beauty at the Theatre Royal Stratford East.