Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel
Real Name/Full Name Idina Kim Menzel
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Idina Menzel
Birth Place: Queens, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30 May 1971
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 163 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Stuart Mentzel
Mother – Helene Mentzel
Siblings: Cara Mentzel
School: J. Irving Baylis Elementary School in Plainview, New York
Syosset’s H.B Thompson Middle School
Syosset High School
College: New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Religion: Judaism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Aaron Lohr (m. 2015-present)
Taye Diggs (m. 1996; div.2013)
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Actor, singer, songwriter
Net Worth: $20 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Idina is an American actress, singer and also a writer. She is famously known for her powerful mezzo-soprano voice and signature belting technique. She is the most prolific Broadway performer of her generation due to her successful achievement in stage film, television and music.

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Biography and Early Life

Idina was born in Manhattan, New York. She was raised in Jersey but at the age of three years together with her family they moved to Syosset, New York on Long Island. Her mother was Helene Goldberg, a therapist and her father Stuart Mentzel was a Pajama Salesman and her younger sister is named Cara.

Menzel is Jewish and her grandparents emigrated from Russia. At the age of 15 her parents divorced and she began working as a wedding and bar mitzvah singer. Idina changed her adopted family in the United States and also Mentzel her surname to Menzel. Actor Adam was friends with Menzel earlier before they acted Rent.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Idina Menzel in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Idina Menzel’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 30 May 1971. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121lbs in Pound and 55 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Dark Brown.


Menzel attended J. Irving Baylis Elementary School in Plainview, New York and later on Syosset’s H.B. Thompson Middle School and Syosset High School.  She enrolled at New York University Tisch School of the Arts where she earned a Bachelor of Fine arts degree in drama.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Idina Menzel With Husband Aaron Lohr
Idina Menzel With Husband Aaron Lohr

In 2003, Menzel got married to Taye Diggs who she had met during the original production of Rent to which he portrayed the role as Benjamin Coffin III, the landlord. They had a son together in 2009. After 10 years, Menzel separated from Diggs. In 2015, Menzel began dating Aaron Lohr, an actor and one year later in 2016 they got engaged and finally got married. The two bought a home together in Encino, Los Angeles California.

Is Idina Menzel Lesbian?

Menzel is Straight. She is happily married to Aaron his husband. She has never been suspected of being gay nor lesbian. She has dated men throughout her life and have never been associated with sexual controversies at all cost.

Professional Career

Mentzel’s career began in theatre in 1995 when she auditioned for the well-known musical titled Rent which became popular quickly. She landed the role in 1996, and immediately she made her off Broadway debut and was singled out for praise by critics in her role as Maureen Johnson. After finishing her role in Rent, she started concentrating on her musical career where she released a solo before returning back to her theatre roles titled Still I Can’t Be Still.

At this period, she made appearances in plays like Hair, Aida, The Wild party and The Vagina Monologues which made her gain a lot of recognition. In 2003, she starred in the Broadway musical Award. Unfortunately, she cracked a rib when she fell through a trap door on her second last performance. Menzel recurred to her role in another run of wicked in London’s West End and in 2008 another role came with the musical titled Chess.

Menzel released a number of albums; in 2004 she released Here, in 2008 she released I Stand which was her third solo and it made her to be ranked onto the charts for the first time. She toured across the United States and to international venues in Australia to support her album.

In 2014, she released a Christmas album, 2015 she sang the national anthem at the Super Bowl and a year later she released Idina her fifth album. She voiced Elsa in the animated film Frozen in 2013 which was successful and probably the greatest Disney movie of the modern era.


Menzel was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a musical. The role in Wicked made her win the Tony Award for Best leading actress in a Musical. She has been awarded severally for her successful role throughout her professional acting career.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Idina Menzel in 2024

Idina Menzel Net Worth
Idina Menzel Net Worth

As of 2024, Idina has an estimated net worth of $20 million. She has earned most of her income from her acting career and   The animated film frozen had gross more than $1.28 billion at the box which made it to be the highest paid film. Outside her stage work and music, Idina Menzel has experiences as a successful film and television actor. During a run in London’s West End she was the highest paid female performer of over $30,000 per week. She is expected to increase her wealth in the future due to her upcoming roles in the industry.

Menzel is a feminist who plays the role of all those strong women. She believes women are not only strong but they can also achieve great success given the opportunity. She has had success both as a singer and an actress and she has a very luxurious lifestyle, thanks to the millions she has made.


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