Preethi is from Chennai, India and moved to the US ( Mobile, AL) in May 2013 shortly after her wedding. Preethi is married to Chris Samuel, and they have daughter: Ziva and their baby Shih Tzu: Cookie. She moved to Daphne in October 2016 and joined Jubilee Baptist Church a year after. Preethi graduated from Anna University, India with a Master's in Software Engineering. She worked as a Business Intelligence Analyst for three years and then went back to earn her Bachelor's in Education from Sir Isaac College of Education, India. She loves cooking and has a passion for gardening. She is currently serving the church as Media & Communications Ministry Assistant and loves working in the same building with her daughter.