Rachel Zegler is an American actress and singer with an estimated net worth of $3 million. She is famous for playing María in the 2021 American musical romantic drama film by Steven Spielberg titled “West Side Story,” and Anthea in the DC superhero film “Shazam! Fury of the Gods.”
Also, Zegler once again made headlines for her portrayal of Lucy Gray Baird in the 2023 American dystopian action film “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes.”
|Full Name||Rachel Anne Zegler|
|Age||22 years old|
|Birth Date||May 3, 2001|
|Birth Place||Hackensack, New Jersey|
|Profession||Actress & Singer|
|Parents||Father: Craig Zegler|
Mother: Gina Zegler
|Siblings||Older sister: Jacqueline Zegler|
|Boyfriend||Josh Andrés Rivera|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Rachel Zegler Biography
Rachel Zegler was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, on May 3, 2001. Her parents are Gina and Craig Zegler. Her mom is Colombian, and her dad is Polish. Also, she has an older sister named Jacqueline Zegler.
In terms of her educational background, Zegler attended the St. Philip the Apostle Preparatory School and later moved on to Immaculate Conception High School, an all-girls college-prep school which she graduated from in 2019.
Rachel Zegler Career
Rachel Zegler began her acting career when she was still rocking high school life at Immaculate Conception High School. She starred in musicals like Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, 42nd Street, and Shrek The Musical. She played some awesome leading roles and even got nominated for Metro Awards!
Rachel got her big break when Steven Spielberg, the legendary director put out a call for his West Side Story adaptation on Twitter in 2018. Rachel, just 16 at the time, jumped in with videos of herself singing. Out of a massive 30,000 applicants, she got the role of Maria.
The movie hit screens in December 2021, and people loved it. Because of her great acting, Zegler was nominated for a Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer. She also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical, making history as the first Colombian actress to win in that category and the youngest winner at just 20 years old.
After that, Zegler played Anthea in the superhero movie Shazam! Fury of the Gods in 2023. She also took on the main role of Lucy Gray Baird in the film “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes.”
In addition, Zegler will be the voice of the main character in an animated musical called Spellbound, which will be on Netflix in 2024.
Looking ahead, Zegler is set to play Snow White in a live-action version of the Disney movie from 1937, coming out in 2025. She is also going to be in Kyle Mooney’s first movie called Y2K, produced by A24.
In June 2023, Zegler joined the cast of Paddington in Peru, the third movie in the Paddington series. However, she backed out in October 2023 to support the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike. Another actress named Carla Tous took over the role of Gina Cabot.
But that’s not all, Zegler is a YouTube sensation too. Since July 2015, her channel has been buzzing, especially her video singing “Shallow” from A Star Is Born. It’s got over 12.2 million views on Twitter.
Rachel is a talented actress with a beautiful personality. In terms of height, she is about 5 feet and 2 inches tall, which is the same as 1.57 meters or 157 centimeters.
She weighs around 49 kilograms, which is about 108 pounds. She has brown eyes and also dark brown hair that really suits her.
Rachel Zegler is currently in a relationship with American actor Josh Andrés Rivera. The two met on set of Steven Spielberg’s award-winning film remake in 2021. Also, they celebrated their two-year anniversary on October 30, 2023.
|2025||Snow White||Snow White||Post-production|
|2024||Spellbound||Princess Ellian (voice)||Post-production|
|2023||The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes||Lucy Gray Baird||Film|
|2023||Shazam! Fury of the Gods||Anthea||Film|
|2021||West Side Story||María||Film|