Who is Renee Zellweger?
Renee Zellweger is a big name in the entertainment industry. She is a professional actress who has produced some movies under her name. She is widely recognized for her role in the 2019 movie Judy, which won her an Oscar.
Renee was born on the 25th of April as Renee Kathleen Zellweger in a city in the U.S state of Texas, Katy. She is the daughter of Emil Erich Zellweger and Kjellfrid Irene Andreasen. Emil is a professional mechanical and engineer of an oil refining business whereas Kjellfrid is a former nurse and a midwife.
Renee’s star sign is Taurus. She stands to 1.6256 meters tall. Furthermore, she is a Catholic by religion.
Zellweger attended the Katy High school, located in her hometown. Later, she chose the University of Texas at Austin for further studies. She graduated with an arts degree in English.
Renee is not active on social media. She does not have Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter accounts. However, she has various fan accounts under her name.
The Acting Career of Renee Zellweger
Renee started her acting career since 1993. Her debut movie was titled Dazed and Confused, where she played the role of a girl in a blue pickup truck. However, her role in this movie remained uncredited. Later, she played a role in 1993 movie My Boyfriend’s Back but her scene was deleted. In 1994, she played the role of Tami in Reality Bites. Furthermore, Renee played the role of Susanne in Shake, Rattle, and Rock! the same year. She also played a cameo role of Prescott Buckle Bunny in 8 Seconds in 1994. She then played the roles of Starlene Cheatham and Jenny in movies Love and a .45 and Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation respectively.
Zellweger played two movies in the year 1995 titled Empire Records and The Low Life as Gina and Poet respectively. Similarly, she played the roles of Novalyne Price and Dorothy Boyd in movies The Whole Wide World and Jerry Maguire respectively in 1996. The next year, she played in the movie titled Deceiver as Elizabeth. Furthermore, Zellweger played in the movies titled A Price Above Rubies and One True Thing as Sonia Horowitz and Ellen Gulden respectively. In 1999, she played only one movie titled The Bachelor as Anne Arden. Similarly, she played two movies in 2000 titled Nurse Betty and Me, Myself & Irene for the roles of Betty Sizemore and Irene P. Waters respectively.
Zellweger played the role of Bridget Jones in the 2001 movie Bridget Jones’s Diary. She then played the roles of Claire Richards and Roxie Hart for White Oleander and Chicago respectively in 2002. In 2003, she played two movies titled Down with Love and Cold Mountain as Barbara Novak and Ruby Thewes respectively. Similarly, Renee played the voice role of Angie in the movie Shark Tale in 2004. The same year, she played the role of Bridget Jones in the sequel movie Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. In 2005, she played the role of Mae Braddock in Cinderella Man.
In 2006, Zellweger played the role of Beatrix Potter in Miss Potter. She was also the executive producer of this movie. Furthermore, she played the voice role of Vanessa Bloome in Bee Movie. In 2008, she played two movies titled Leatherheads and Appaloosa as Lexie Littleton and Allie French respectively. She played four movies in 2009 titled New In Town, Monsters vs. Aliens, My One and Only, and Case 39 as Lucy Hill, Katie, Anne Deveraux, and Emily Jenkins respectively. She did not play any roles from years 2011 till 2015.
She returned to the movie industry in 2016 from the movie The Whole Truth, playing the role of Loretta. In the same year, she played the role of Bridget Jones in Bridget Jones’s Baby. Similarly, in 2017, Zellweger played in the movie titled the Same Kind of Different As Me for the role of Deborah Hall. In 2018, she played the role of Tessa in Here and Now. She played the role of Judy Garland in a 2019 movie titled Judy. She even won Oscars for her role in this movie.
Apart from movies, Zellweger has also played in various television series and appeared in several television shows. In 1992, she played the role of Mary Lou in a television film titled A Taste for Killing. Similarly, she played the role fo Barbara Von Busch in a 1993 miniseries titled Murder in the Heartland. However, her role in this miniseries was uncredited. In 1994, Zellweger appeared in a television film Shake, Rattle, and Rock! as Susan Doyle. Similarly, she played the voice role of Tammy Duvall in the series King of the Hill for the episode titled “Ho, Yeah!”. She then played the role of Anne Montgomery in a miniseries What/If. She is the main cast for this series.
Awards Received by Renee Zellweger
Zellweger is a very talented actress who has received several awards for her wonderful acting. To date, she has won about 67 awards with 200 nominations. She has won two Academy Awards in 2004 and 2020 for movies Cold Mountain and Judy in the Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress category respectively. Similarly, she won two British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards. Furthermore, she has received four Golden Globe Awards, and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. Recently, she received an Oscar for the Actor in a Leading Role for the movie Judy in 2020.
Net Worth of Renee Zellweger
Renee is a talented actress with many achievements and awards. Her net worth is estimated to be around $65 million.