Rachel Zegler is an American born actress and singer by profession. Although she is an new upcoming actor she started her career in film industry in year 2021.
Apart from being an amazing actress, she has a unique interest and good taste in music. Rachel Zegler is more of a natural human being rather than being much popular in public. She has also featured in some song covers, original music and some vlogs in YouTube too.
Rachel Zegler Bio
|Rachel Anne Zegler
|Actress + Singer + YouTuber
|Date of Birth
|3 May 2001
|21 years old as of 2022
|Hackensack, New Jersey
|United States of America
|St. Philip the Apostle Preparatory School,
Immaculate Conception High School
|$ 1.5 million
|Salary (per annum)
Rachel Zegler also known by her full name Rachel Anne Zegler was born on May 3 2001 in Hackensack, New Jersey. She completed her graduation in Immaculate Conception High School, then immediately she joined the film industry and signed a couple of films one after the other.
She (Rachel Zegler) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, composer and a YouTuber born to the Polish father Craig Zegler and Colombian mother Gina Zegler, she is better known for her work in multiple movies and her sense of humour in social media.
Rachel is more of a social media person and a nature lover, it is amazing that she was only one among the 30,000 people got an offer to play the role of ‘Maria’ in 2021’s ‘West Side Story’, when she was in her high schooling and her work was liked and appreciated by public.
Currently, the 21-year old actress has a beautiful and long way to go in hollywood as she has over 4 films by next two years from now until 2024.
Among which she is very much excited to play ‘Snow White’ in 2021 ‘West Side Story’ remake film ‘Snow White’ in year 2024 directed by Spielberg.
Rachel Zegler Professional life
American actress Rachel is an new comer to the film industry but her work as ‘Maria’ is still very much popular across the world, that makes her very popular among some people.
During when she was selected for the role of Maria, she did broke into tears and posted her true and natural feelings in social media and wrote “I never would have dreamed that I would be reprising the part of Maria in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story when I first portrayed the character on stage a few summers ago. Strong figures like Maria are crucial to me growing up as a Colombian-American woman in this day. It is extremely gratifying to be allowed to play that position, one that has such significance to the Hispanic community”. Also check the post below.
During her schooling days she was more into playing acting roles in school, she did participate in multiple shows in local, regional and school productions. She was also taking offers as a wedding singer too.
American actress Rachel has been into many small roles in movies like ‘Beauty and the Beast’ as ‘Belle’, ‘Legally Blonde’ as ‘Serena’, ‘Les Misérables’ as ‘Cosette’ and ‘The Little Mermaid’ as ‘Ariel’.
In the upcoming years, she will be seen among the leading actors in movies like ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’, ‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ and ‘Snow White’.
Rachel Zegler Awards
In the year 2016, she was nominated as Best Child actor for her role as ‘Belle’ in “Beauty and the Beast” by the Metropolitan High School Theatre Award.
In 2021, She won ‘Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Comedy or Musical’ for her role as Maria Vasquez in West Side Story alongwith she also won ‘Best Actress’ by ‘National board of review’ and ‘Best Newcomer’ by ‘North Texas Film Critics Association’ in the same year.
Rachel Zegler was the youngest performer of Colombian descent until today to win the Golden Globe Award and to feature in Forbes ’30 under 30′ list in year 2022.
Amazing facts about Rachel Zegler
Rachel Zegler being so young in the film industry already has millions of followers across social media including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.
In 2018, Rachel posted a video of herself singing ‘Shallow’ music and found that it crossed over 10 million views and 400 thousand likes in Twitter, have a look at the video here below.
She uploaded her first YouTube video ever in 2015 when she was just 15 years, yes you read that correct it is mind blowing that during her childhood Rachel was very much into showing and expressing her talent ou to the world. Currently, she has over 230k+ followers and over 10M+ views in YouTube since 2015.
Her parents and herself had disclosed this that, Rachel Zegler being the second daughter for her parents she was named after Rachel Green character played by Jennifer Aniston from TV Sitcom Friends.