Who is Zooey Deschanel?

Zooey Deschanel is an American actress, as well as a model, and singer-songwriter. She was born on January 17, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, US. Zooey was born as the daughter of Caleb Deschanel, and his wife, Mary o Deschanel. She was born with the birth sign Capricorn. Also, she grew up with her sister Emily Deschanel, who is also an actress, director, and producer. She holds an American nationality, and the mixed ethnicity of Rench, English German, Irish, Swiss, and Dutch. Zooey stands the height of 5 feet 6 inches and weighs about 56 kg. Also, her blue eye color and dark brown hair make her look even more adorable. Moreover, she has been able to maintain her body in shape with the body measurement 34-24-35 inches.

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Zooey enrolled in the Northwestern University. However, later she abandoned college and started her career in acting. Zooey studied at Northwestern University for about nine months. Then, she attended the “French Woods Festival Of the Performing Arts” as in a musical theater.

The Career of Zooey Deschanel

Zooey debuted in a television show “Veronica’s Closet” as a guest role. Later, she debuted in a motion picture, “Mumford,” in 1999. Also, she appeared in the music video “She’s Got Issues” for “the Offsprings.” Then, she called up for many projects. She did her second film in an autobiographical named “Almost Famous.” The film was aired in 2000. Though it was critically acclaimed, the film did not fare well at the box office. Also, she appeared in the music video “Idiot Boyfriend” in the same year.

Likewise, Zooey appeared in numerous supporting roles in many movies. The movies include “Abandon,” “Manic,” and “The Good Girl.” She formed a jazz cabaret act in “If All TheStars Were Pretty Babies.” Furthermore, in 2002, she featured in the 10th seasons of “Frasier.” Also, in the same year, she appeared in “The New Guy.” Similarly, in 2003, she made an appearance in “All the Real Girls” as the role of the protagonist. Moreover, the actress sang “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” in the box-office hit “Elf.” The following year, she played in “Eulogy.” Also, she sang “Winter Passing.” The soundtrack was used from her piano competition.

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Moving on, 2015, Zooey portrayed the role of “Trillian” in the movie “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.” The film was the adaptation of a science fiction novel. The next year, she played in “Failure to Launch.” She worked in four episodes of the television series “Weeds.” Meanwhile, she again appeared for the autobiographical film “The Gospel According to Janis,” though the film scrapped and discarded.

Furthermore, in 2007, Zooey sang two songs in the album “Nighttiming.” Also, in the same year, she worked in the M. Ward debut album “She & Him.” In 2009, she featured “(500) Days of Summer“. Also, she worked on the soundtrack of the film. Moreover, she appeared for the first time with her sister in the TV series “Bones.” Eventually, in 2010, the second album of “She & Him ” was released, and also, they appeared on another album, “The Place We Ran From.”¬†Furthermore, in 2011 she played in the film “Your Highness,” “New Girl.”

Personal Life

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Zooey engaged to musician Ben Gibbard in December 2008. They tied a knot on September 19, 2009. However, the couple separated on November 1, 2011. Later, in January 2015, Zooey engaged to the film producer Jacob Pechenik. Also, the couple has two children together. However, the couple also announced separation in 2019.

Net Worth

Zooey Deschanel’s net worth is estimated to be about $16 million.

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