Rachel Zegler - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 9, 2022

Rachel Zegler
Profession: Actor, Singer
Best Known For: West Side Story (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $3 million

Personal Details

Born on : May 3, 2001 (age 22)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Rachel Zegler
Birth Place: Clifton, New Jersey, USA
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: Craig Zegler
Mother's Name: Gina Zegler
Siblings: 1

Jacqueline (older sister)

University: Immaculate Conception High School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Colombian, German, Italian, Polish)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Josh Andrés Rivera

Body Measurements

Height: 1.57 meter (5 feet 2 inch)
Weight: 50 kg (110.23 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 6 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 32 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 32 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: A

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Who is Rachel Zegler?

Rachel Zegler is a singer, actress by profession, and American by nationality. Colombian by descent she is well known for starring in the remake of West Side Story as Maria Nunez.

Rachel Zegler – Age, Parents, Siblings

Rachel Zegler’s birth took place on May 3, 2001, in Clifton, New Jersey, USA. She was born to her mother Colombian Gina Zegler and her father Craig Zegler who is of Polish, German, and Italian descent. She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling- an older sister named Jacqueline.

young Rachel Zegler with her older sister (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Rachel Zegler attended Immaculate Conception High School in Lodi, New Jersey. She graduated from the Catholic girl's school in 2019, finishing her studies online. Her ethnicity includes Colombian, German, Italian, and Polish.

Rachel Zegler – Boyfriend, Relationship

Rachel Zegler is a very private person and is reluctant in sharing details of her dating and romantic life. There have been no records of her past boyfriend(s). She is currently believed to be single. However, a secret lover cannot be ruled out.

In October 2019 Zegler was caught up in a controversy with her co-star Ansel Elgort. After Elgort, who has his high-school sweetheart, Violetta Komyshan, on and off since 2012, said he was seeking an 'open relationship' Rachel Zegler was accused of being a homewrecker. Just a few days prior she had lovingly tweeted about her co-star  Elgort. 

In response to the criticism, the actress took a break from social media.

She is currently dating fellow West Side Story cast, Josh Andrés Rivera.

Rachel Zegler in college play Beauty and The Beast as Belle (Image: Twitter)

Rachel Zegler – Career

Zegler’s interest in acting and theatre began when she was still a young girl and grew over the years. Throughout her school days, she performed leading roles in school musicals and local theaters. She also worked as a wedding singer before signing with ICM Partners at the age of 18.

In a December 2018 Twitter video, she sang Shallow from the movie A Star Is Born (2018). The video went viral which gained her much attention.

Finally, in January 2019, it was announced that Rachel Zegler has been cast as Maria Nunez in the remake of West Side Story (2020), directed by Steven Spielberg. She had been selected among 30,000 people auditioning for the role.


On the set of West Side Story, Rachel Zegler has worked alongside Maddie Ziegler, Mike Faist, Ben Cook, Ariana DeBose, and David Alvarez.

Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler in West Side Story (Image: The Atlanta Business Journal)

Rachel Zegler – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on Rachel Zegler’s net worth is estimated at around $3 million while the estimate on her annual salary is under review and will be updated. As she is just starting out her career, her net worth is expected to rise exponentially.

Rachel Zegler – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram and Twitter, Rachel Zegler is followed by several hundred thousand followers but is absent from Facebook. She also has a YouTube channel with 190K subscribers.

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