Gene Goodenough [Preity Zinta’s Husband] Facts- Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Job, Wife, Kids, Net Worth

Last Updated : January 16, 2022

Quick Info→Age (2022): 47 Years OldWife/Spouse: Preity Zinta

Who is Gene Goodenough?

Gene Goodenough is the husband of the well-known Bollywood actress Preity Zinta. He is a financial analyst by profession, working as the vice-president of NLine Energy finance, a sustainable company transforming wastewater into energy.

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Short Bio

Gene Goodenough is a private person, so the details of his birth date aren’t known; however, we can assume his birthday lies on March 11 based on one of Preity’s posts. He turned 47 in 2022. He was born in Los Angeles, California. His family’s name and details haven’t been revealed publicly.

Gene is of American nationality, and his ethnicity is white. Moreover, he follows Christianity.

Education and Job

Gene Goodenough has majored in business for both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He earned his bachelor’s degree from USC Marshall School of Business in LA and his master’s from ESADE Business and Law School based in Spain.

After graduating, Gene worked as the Assistant Vice President in the Bank of America, from where he quit after a while and then joined Interthhinx Inc., a private firm in the US, as the Vice President for product management. He seems to have more involvement in the co-operative firm.

Married Life with Preity Zinta

The information regarding his past relationships remains behind closed doors. The public only knows of his marriage with the gorgeous 2000s Bollywood actress Preity Zinta.

Recent Picture of Gene Goodenough With Preity Zinta (Source: Instagram)

The adorable couple dated for about five years before tying the knot on February 28, 2016. The media speculated the couple’s relationship, and Preity Zinta often visited Los Angeles to meet her niece and nephew.

Gene Goodenough and Preity Zinta Wedding Picture (Source: Bollywood Shaadis)

They got married in Los Angeles following Hindu Traditions. As per the reports, after getting married in the US, the couple also hosted a small gathering for Preity Zinta’s Bollywood friends in India.


Gene and Preity recently had their twins babies, Jai Zinta Goodenough and Gia Zinta Goodenouogh, through a surrogate mother. Preity expressed her gratefulness towards the doctors, nurses, her surrogate for their support in their announcement Instagram post.

Gene’s wife, Preity, announced the birth of their surrogate twins (Source: Instagram)

Physical Appearance

Goodenough stands at 6 feet and 1 inch tall with a weight of 84 kgs. He is a blonde with grey eyes and has a well-maintained physique.

Salary/Net Worth/Income

As a worker in the financial sector and has worked in different reputed companies, we can assume that Gene has accumulated a good amount of wealth. His current net worth is around USD 5-6 million dollars.

Other Facts and Trivia

  • He was the key witness of the molestation case filed by Preity Zinta against her ex-boyfriend claiming he attacked her in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
  • With Preity posting about her expeditions with her husband, we can presume that Gene loves traveling and exploring places with his wife.
  • He isn’t a social media person as he doesn’t have any accounts.
  • He is said to be a foodie who enjoys food a lot.
  • Preity Zinta’s husband respects his wife’s culture very much and seems to enjoy all of the Hindu festivals with his wife and her family.
  • Gene has specialized in Basel II of Basel Accords.

Major References
1. Instagram
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