Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
Real Name/Full Name Rachel Hannah Weisz
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Rachel Weisz
Birth Place: Westminster, London. UK
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 March 1970
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5”
Weight: In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 125 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – George Weisz
Mother – Edith Ruth Weisz
Siblings: Minnie Weisz
School: North London Collegiate School, St. Paul’s Girls School (Hammersmith)
College: Trinity Hall Cambridge, University of Cambridge
Religion: Christian
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: Darren Aronofsky (2001-2010)
Husband/Spouse Name: Daniel Craig (m. 2011)
Kids/Children Name: Henry Aronofsky
Profession: Actor
Net Worth: $40 million
Last Updated: October 2021

Rachel Hannah Weisz, usually known as Rachel Weisz, is an American actress from Britain. She was the recipient of many accolades during her career, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a British Academy Film Award.

She became popular for her breakthrough role in Hollywood films The Mummy (1999) and The Mummy Returns (2001) where she played an Egyptologist named Evelyn Carnahan alongside actors Brendan Fraser and Arnold Vosloo.

Well, how well do you know about Rachel Weisz? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Rachel Weisz’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Rachel Weisz to date.

Biography and Early Life

Weisz was born in Westminster, London, on 7 March 1970, and was raised in Hampstead Garden Suburban to the parents of Edith Ruth, a teacher and psychotherapist, and George Weisz, a mechanical engineer. Her parents were both immigrants from Vienna who emigrated to the United Kingdom before the break of World War II to escape the Nazis. Weisz’s mother was raised as a catholic and officially converted to Judaism after George Weisz who was from a Jewish family. Rachel has a sister called Minnie Weisz who is a visual artist.

Weisz and her sister have been encouraged to learn arts and form their opinions by participating in family debates from a young age.

Rachel Weisz has Austrian-Jewish from her paternal side and Italian Roman Catholic roots from her maternal side.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rachel Weisz in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Rachel Weisz’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 23rd October 2021 having been born on 7 March 1970. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 125 lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Dark Brown.

Education

Rachel Weisz attended the North London Collegiate School and then later joined Benenden School for a year. She also attended St. Paul’s Girls School. Weisz graduated from Trinity Hall Cambridge where she did honors in English. She participated in different student dramatic productions during her student years and also co-founded a student drama community called Cambridge Talking Tongues. At the 1991 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the group was awarded the Guardian Student Drama Award for their improvised piece called Slight Possession, which was directed by David Farr.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Rachel Weisz With Husband Daniel Craig
Rachel Weisz With Husband Daniel Craig

Weisz dated actor Ben Miller for a short while. After they broke up, she started dating American filmmaker and producer Darren Aronofsky in 2001 whom she met in London’s Almeida Theatre. Weisz moved to New York with Aronofsky in 2002 where they stayed in East Village, Manhattan, and got engaged in 2005. The couple had a son Henry Aronofsky together in May 2006. In November 2010, they broke up but stayed close for bringing up their son Henry in New York.

Weisz and her current husband Craig got married on June 22, 2011, in a small and private ceremony with four guests. The couple met each other a long time ago and they had been good friends for many years and also worked together in a film called Dream House.

They did not start dating until December 2010. The couple had a daughter together on 1st September 2018 whose name or face has not been revealed to the public yet. The couple also shares two other kids, Weisz’s s son Henry and Craig’s daughter Ella from his previous marriage.

Is Rachel Weisz lesbian?

Rachel Weisz is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She is neither lesbian nor bisexual. But she is a well-loved gay icon for her portrayal of lesbian characters in Disobedience and The Favorite. She had a same-sex scene in Disobedience but that did not by any means shake up or create problems within her married life. In fact, Weisz is happily married to Daniel Craig for about 10 years.

Professional Career

Although she started modeling at the age of 14, Weisz did not get much public attention until she turned down the offer to star in King David with actor Richard Gere in 1984. Weisz debuted on television with a film called Advocates II.

During the 1990s she worked in various television films, including her first film called Dirty Something in 1992, which was produced by BBC. In 1994, Weisz appeared in a minor role in a film called Death Machine. In 1996, she went on to star in the film Chain Reaction, which was her first significant role.

In 1999, Weisz starred in a historical drama called Sunshine where she played the role of Greta. The same year, she starred in the Hollywood action film The Mummy alongside actor Brendan Fraser which became her international breakthrough. She plays the role of a clumsy yet clever Egyptologist named Evelyn Carnahan.

She also appeared in the film’s sequel. The Mummy Returns grossed around $600 million worldwide in 2001 (in 2019 dollars). She played Petula in the film Beautiful Creatures in 2000 and starred in Enemy at the Gates in her 2001 sequel. In 2003, she appeared in movies such as The Runaway Jury, an adaptation of the legal thriller novel of the same name by John Grisham, and in a romantic comedy called The Shape of Things.

In 2006, Weisz starred in her then-partner filmmaker Darren Aronofsky’s film The Fountain alongside actor Hugh Jackman. She acted in the film Eragon the same year, but declined The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor’s offer due to script problems. In 2007 she starred in films like My Blueberry Nights and The Brother’s Bloom.

In 2010, Weisz played Kathryn Bolkovc in a Canadian-German-American biographical crime film The Whistleblower which made its debut in the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2011, Weisz starred in films like The Deep Blue Sea, a psychosexual drama 360 with actors Jude Law and Anthony Hopkins, and thriller film Dream House alongside actor (and now husband) Daniel Craig. In 2018, Weisz starred in the film The Mercy alongside actor Colin Firth.

Weisz has also worked intensively in theaters. Some of her works include Design for Living (1994), Suddenly Last Summer (1999), A Streetcar named Desire (2009), and Betrayal (2013).

Awards

Weisz has been nominated for the Academy Awards for the Best Supporting Actress twice, one of which she won for The Constant Gardener(2006). She has won a BAFTA for The Favorite (2019) and has been nominated for the same in 2006. She has won a Critic’s Choice Award in 2019 for The Favorite in the category of the Best Movie Cast and in 2006 she was also awarded a Golden Globe Award for her role in the film The Constant Gardener. She has been awarded a Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2006 too.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rachel Weisz in 2021

Rachel Weisz Net Worth
Rachel Weisz Net Worth

As of 2021, Rachel Weisz’s net worth is approximately $40 million with a salary of about $10 million. That does not come as a shock as she started working at 14 as a model and so far had an almost 30-year long career as an actor in Hollywood. She has also worked in several TV commercials since her modeling days. She has also been on the cover of magazines like Vogue throughout her career and also served as a muse to American fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez. She was made the global ambassador for the French Beauty Brand L’Oreal in 2010.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She was known for her beautiful appearance since her younger days and was called an ‘English Rose’.
  • Actor Emily Mortimer was one of her classmates in St. Paul’s Girls school.
  • She has been top-ranked among The World’s Sexiest Women many times.
  • She has her own production company called LC6.
  • She stared for a brief time in singer Bryan Adams’s 1991 video for There Will Never Be Another Tonight.

One of the most prominent and celebrated Hollywood actors, Weisz had played many signature characters which are loved by many. Over her 30 years long career in the entertainment industry, Rachel Weisz has changed the notion of roles usually played by female actors. And she continues to live up to her legacy.

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