Parineeti was born into a Punjabi family in Ambala, Haryana. Her father, Pawan Chopra is a business man and supplier of the Indian Army, her mother is Reena Chopra, she has two brothers, and actress Priyanka Chopra is her cousin. Chopra did her schooling at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, in the Ambala Cantonment. According to her, she was a topper in school. After doing trile honours degree in Business, Finance and Economics Manchester Business School in the UK. She started off as a PR consultant in Yash Raj and later tried her hands at acting with Ladies v/z Ricky Bahl.