Rachel Anne Zegler, born on May 3, 2001. Better known as Rachel Zegler, is a prominent American actress and television personality. She became popular with her film debut playing Maria in Steven Spielberg’s musical adaptation, West Side Story (2021). Rachel Zegler won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical.
|Rachel Anne Zegler
|Date Of Birth:
|May 3, 2001
|Place Of Birth:
|Hackensack, New Jersey
|Craig Zegler & Gina Zegler
|Josh Andrés Rivera
Early Life and Education
Rachel Zegler was born on May 3, 2001 in Hackensack, New Jersey in the United States to Craig Zegler and Gina Zegler, she has an elder sister.
Her mother is of Columbia descent and her father is of Polish descent. Her maternal grandparents immigrated from Columbia to the United States in the 1960s.
Rachel was raised in Clifton, New Jersey, where she attended St. Philip the Apostle Preparatory School.
She then also attended the Catholic all-girls College Preparatory Immaculate Conception High School and graduated on in June 2019.
Rachael Zegler began her career starring in numerous musicals while attending the Immaculate Conception High School, as well as playing Belle in Beauty and the Beast (2016), Ariel in The Little Mermaid (2017), and Princess Fiona in Shrek The Musical (2019).
In all the four part she performed, she received Metro Award nominations in the actress in leading Role category, she also played other roles such as Serena in Legally Blonde, Cosette in Les Miserables and Millie in Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Her YouTube channel has been active since July 2015 and has received numerous attentions. In 2022 her music video singing” Shallow”, from A star is Born, Has huddled over 12.5 million views on Twitter.
She has been doing well in her career and of course she was selected from over 30,000 applicants for the role of Maria, marking her film debut.
The film was released in December 2021 and earned acclaim from audiences and critics.
For her performance she received a Critics’s Choice Movie Award nomination for the best young performer and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion picture Comedy or Musical, making her the very first actress of Columbian descent to win in that category and as well as the youngest winner in that category at 20 years old.
Rachel Zegler is set to play Snow White alongside Gal Gadot as the Evil Queen in a live-acton film adaptation of the 1937 animates Disney film, which is scheduled to be released in 2024.
Rachel Zegler starred as Anthea in the superhero film Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023). She is also going to voice the leading character in animated musical film spellbound, which is also going to be released in 2024.
Rachel Zegler has been in a relationship with Josh Andrés Rivera her west side Story co-star since 2019.
- The High Note (2020)
- The West Side (2021)
- The power of the Dog (2021)
- Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023)
- The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (2023)
- Spellbound (2024)
- Snow White (2024)
Rachel Zegler Net Worth
Rachel Zegler is a prominent american actress and a singer that has an estimated net worth of about $3 million.