Priyanka Karki was born on 27th February 1987. In 2005, at the age of 18, she won the subtitles of Miss Intelligent, Miss Intelligent as well as the main title of Miss Teen Nepal. In 2007, she joined the Miss International UNA beauty pageant at her university, University of North Alabama and was selected up to the top 5. Right after winning Miss Teen Nepal 2005, she appeared on the cover of Wave Magazine. She has also appeared on the covers of Nari, Vivacity Magazine, ECS Living and Yuwa Manch. She has also been featured in the center page blow up of Kantipur Publications Saptahik and also numerous features on the weekly newsletter Friday by ECS.
Ever since Miss Teen Nepal happened, there has been no looking back for this dusky diva. In 2006, she joined Kantipur Television and debuted as VJ from a television show named “Celluloid”. Right after that, she also started her own fashion and lifestyle program called “The Glam Factor”. She has done numerous music videos for international singers like Udit Narayan, Rahul Vaidya, Sanjivani (singer), and also national singers like Adrain Pradhan, The Axix Band, Anju Panta, Poonam Panta, Himal Shrestha and many more.
Karki made her acting debut in a comedy sitcom called Gharbeti Ba on Kantipur Television, a Nepali Version of the American Sitcom Three’s Company. The sitcom was a sensation where Karki played the character of ‘Tina’. Then in May 2011, after finishing her Bachelors in Filmmaking from The University of North Alabama, she started filming for the first Bhutanese-Nepalese production called ‘Bhulne Po Ho Ki’where she played the female lead. After filming was over, Karki flew back to Nepal to debut in Nepali movies with Prasanna Poudel’s ‘Mero Best Friend’. Immediately after ‘Mero Best Friend’, Karki signed Suresh Darpan Pokhrel’s ’3 Lovers’, which was previously offered to Nisha Adhikari.