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Zooey Deschanel Biography, Age, Height, Affairs, Husband, Children, Family, Facts & More

Updated On : December 19, 2020

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Short Biography

Zooey Deschanel was born on 17-01-1980 in Los Angeles in the state of California, United States. She is an American Film Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Businessperson, Television Actress, Voice Artist & Musician who is known for her work in Hollywood.

Zooey Deschanel Complete Bio & Career

Zooey Deschanel is a renowned model, actress, singer, and songwriter from the United States. She completed her early education at Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences in Santa Monica, California. She took admission to Northern University for further study but after nine months she dropped out due to her interest in acting.
In 1998, Zooey made her debut in the Television world with the Television series "Veronica's Closet" as a guest appearance and she entered Hollywood with her first film "Mumford" (1999) directed by Mr. Lawrence Kasdan (famous American director). After that, the actress went on to give more than one hit movies and becomes a shining star among the masses. She gives abundant films to the American film industry. Her popular movies are Almost Famous (2000), Manic (2001), All the Real Girls (2003), Failure to Launch (2006), The Happenings (2008), Your Highness (2011), Rock the Kasbah (2015), The Driftless Area (2015), Trolls (2016) and so on. Her film "Trolls" was a super hit movie of the year that earned $334 widely. 
Also, Ms. Zooey is the queen of the singing era. She debuted with her melody voice in 2001 with the first duet song "If All the Stars Were Pretty Babies" sang with Samantha Shelton in Los Angeles. After that, the Singer released hundreds of songs whether it is duet or singletrack. In other words, Ms. Deschanel achieved success in the singing world. She gave music to film songs also. There is a list of her hit songs of the time: Slowly (2007), Ask Her to Dance (2007), The Fabric of My Life (2009), Listen to Me: Buddy Holly (2011), No Pier Pressure (2015) and so forth.

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Zooey Deschanel Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to a film director, cinematographer father Caleb Deschanel & an actress mother Mary Jo Deschanel. She has an elder sister named Emily Deschanel, an actress. Her sister is married to actor David Hornsby. On 19-09-2009, she married Ben Gibbard, an American Singer & Musician. The couple was separated in 2011 and divorced on 12-12-2012. Then she remarried a film producer, Jacob Pechenik on 21-06-2015. The couple was divorced on 01-06-2020. With her 2nd husband Jacob, she has two children including a daughter named Elsie Otter Pechenik and a son named Charlie Wolf Pechenik. She is in a relationship with a Canadian TV Personality Jonathan Scott since 2019 (after separation from Jacob).

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Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Waist Size 24
Hip Size 35
Body Figure 34-24-35
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality American
Religion Judaism
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, Santa Monica
College Northwestern University, Evanston
French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts, Hancock
Qualification Graduation (Dropout)
Hobbies Singing, Dancing, Writing, Travelling & Swimming
Marital Status Divorced
Debut TV - Veronica's Closet (1998)
Hollywood Movie - Mumford (1999)
Music Album - Volume One (2008)
Best Movies All the Real Girls (2003), 500 Days of Summer (2009) New Girl (2011) among ohers
Salary N/A
Net Worth $25 Million
Official Website https://www.sheandhim.com
Instruments Piano, Vocals, Ukulele
Labels She & Him, Columbia Records, Double Six & Merge Records


Favorite Color Red
Favorite Player Cristiano Ronaldo
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Parker Posey
Favorite Actor Tom Cruise
Favorite Dress Mini Dress, Top with Shorts
Favorite Food Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Chocolate
Favorite Band Beach Boys

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Zooey Deschanel

  • Zooey Deschanel is an American actress, model, songwriter, singer, and television presenter from Los Angels, California, the United States. She entered Hollywood with her first film "Mumford" in 2001.
  • Her father named "Caleb Deschanel" was a renowned actor and director from the United States who acted and made different kinds of genres of movies such as romantic, comedy, horror, and fiction etcetera where her mother was also a glamourous actress who worked in serials & movies.
  • The net worth income of an actress is $25 million US dollars.

Zooey Deschanel Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

44 years, 5months, 2 days old age Zooey Deschanel will turn 45 on 17 January, 2025. Only 6 months, 28 days, 20 hours,22 minutes has left for her next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Zooey Deschanel has celebrated the total number of 44 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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