November 28, 2022
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Gene Goodenough: The Guy Who Win The Heart of Punjab Kings Owner Preity Zinta

Name Gene Goodenough
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, USA
Nationality American
Hometown Los Angeles, California, USA
Collage ESADE Business And Law School, Spain 

USC Marshall School, LA, USA

Educational Qualification Masters’ Degree In Business Studies
Religion Christian
Affair/Girlfriend Preity Zinta
Wife Preity Zinta
Children Twins Jai Zinta Goodenough & Gia Zinta Goodenough 

Gene Goodenough is the husband of actress Preity Zinta, who is a former Miss World and Bollywood star. Together they have twins Jai Zinta Goodenough and Gia Zinta Goodenough through Surrogacy.

Gene Goodenough Biography & Early Life

gene goodenoughMr. Gene Goodenough was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. He Belongs to a well-educated Christian Family. He is an American By Nationality. He attended the University of California at Berkeley where he obtained a degree in business administration. After college, he became a financial analyst for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co., Inc.

Mr. Goodenough and Ms. Zinta married in 2016. Both tied the knot as per the Hindu rituals in Los Angeles.  They first met on the sets of her film for which he was the financial consultant and she was the co-producer, where Mr. Goodenough’s professional role was to provide financial assistance to the director Zinta, J.P..

On 18 November 2021, the couple welcomed their twins Jai Zinta Goodenough and Gia Zinta Goodenough through surrogacy.

The couple has twin children: Jai Zinta Goodenough and Gia Zinta Goodenough through surrogacy.

They have set up a foundation, M.P.E.C.H., which focuses on health issues for children who are suffering because of drug-resistant infections, AIDS, and cancer. The foundation sponsors camps and seminars, implementing health education and awareness programs in India. Mr. & Mrs. Goodenough resides in New York City with their two children.

The Girl Preity Zinta

  • Preity G Zinta born 31 January 1975 is an Indian actress and entrepreneur primarily known for her work in Hindi films.
  • After graduating with degrees in English honors and criminal psychology. These performances earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She subsequently established a career as a leading actress in Hindi cinema with a variety of character types.
  • Her roles, often deemed culturally defiant, along with her unconventional screen persona have been credited with contributing to a change in the concept of Indian film heroines, and won her several accolades.
  • Zinta was the only woman to own an IPL team and was the league’s youngest owner. The team Kings XI Punjab.

Gene Goodenough Career

He did his graduation from USC Marshall School Of Business, Los Angeles, and a Master’s Degree in Business Studies from ESADE Business and Law School, Spain. After completing their studies, he started working as an Assistant Vice President with the Bank Of America. Later, he did the job in US-based private company Interthinx, Ins. as Vice President of Product Management. Currently, he is working as Senior Vice President in a renewable energy development company NLine Energy, Inc. in the department of product and Finance.

Gene is currently working with NLine Energy Inc., a renewable energy development company in LA, as the Senior Vice President. Gene has also worked with the Bank of America as their Assistant Vice President. Gene happens to be one of the key eye-witnesses to side with Preity when the actress lodged a molestation case against her ex, Ness Wadia for manhandling her at the Wankhede stadium couple of years ago. Reportedly, Gene was the one to stop Ness at the time and shield Preity. While Goodenough was by her side all along, he is said to have been a little reluctant to get involved in legal battles. However, when Preity flew to LA to convince him, he agreed.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gene Goodenough

  • He is a management graduate of Marshall School of Business in Los Angeles. Incidentally, popular reality TV star, Kim Kardashian’s brother, Rob Kardashian also happens to be an alumnus of the same business school. 
  • Well, given that Preity too has a good educational backing with a post-graduate degree in criminal psychology, seems fitting that her partner is a very well-qualified professional.
  • Gene Goodenough and Preity Zinta first met in Los Angeles, California as she used to visit regularly to meet her niece and nephew who are staying in the city.
  • He is rarely involved in any legal battles.
  • Gene is currently working with NLine Energy Inc., a renewable energy development company in LA, as the Senior Vice President.
  • Gene has also worked with the Bank of America as their Assistant Vice President.
  • Gene happens to be one of the key eye-witnesses to side with Preity when the actress lodged a molestation case against her ex, Ness Wadia for manhandling her at the Wankhede stadium couple of years ago. 
  • Reportedly, Gene was the one to stop Ness at the time and shield Preity. While Goodenough was by her side all along, he is said to have been a little reluctant to get involved in legal battles. However, when Preity flew to LA to convince him, he agreed.

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