Rachel Zegler - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 9, 2022
|Born on :||May 3, 2001 (age 22)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Clifton, New Jersey, USA|
|Father's Name:||Craig Zegler|
|Mother's Name:||Gina Zegler|
Jacqueline (older sister)
|University:||Immaculate Conception High School|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (Colombian, German, Italian, Polish)|
|Marital Status:||In Relationship|
|Boyfriend Name:||Josh Andrés Rivera|
|Height:||1.57 meter (5 feet 2 inch)|
|Weight:||50 kg (110.23 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size:||6 US|
|Dress Size:||4 US|
|Breast Size:||32 inch|
|Waist Size:||25 inch|
|Hip Size:||32 inch|
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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)
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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