Zooey Deschanel
Zooey Deschanel
Real Name/Full Name Zooey Claire Deschanel
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Zooey Deschanel
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 17 January 1980
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6”
Weight: In Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds –121lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Caleb Deschanel
Mother –Mary Jo Deschanel
Siblings: Emily Deschanel
School: Crossroads Private School
College: Northwestern University
Religion: Judaism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: Jonathan Scott
Husband/Spouse Name: Jacob Pechenik (m. 2015–2020)
Kids/Children Name: Charlie Wolf Pechenik, Elsie Otter Pechenik
Profession: Actress, model, singer, and songwriter
Net Worth: $30 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Zooey Claire Deschanel is a well-cherished and ultra-talented American personality who is professionally an actress, model, singer, and songwriter. Her first film was Mumford in the year 1999. She is the proud co-founder of the website called “HelloGiggles,” which is a female-focused website and was acquired by Time, Inc. in the year 2015.

Well, how well do you know about Zooey Deschanel? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Zooey Deschanel’s net worth in 2024, 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 Zooey Deschanel to date.

Biography and Early Life

Zooey Deschanel was born on 17th January in the year 1980 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She was born to cinematographer and director father- Caleb Deschanel and an actress mother-Marry Jo Deschanel. She was named Zooey after the male protagonist Zooey Glass of novella Franny and Zooey. She has an older sister named Emily Deschanel, who is an actress. She grew up in Los Angeles, but most of her childhood was spent traveling as his dad shot movies in various locations.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Zooey Deschanel in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Zooey Deschanel’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 18th June 2024 having been born on 17 January 1980. Though, she is 5′ 6” in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Dark Brown.


She attended a private preparatory school named Crossroads in Santa Monica, where she befriended Kate Hudson and Jake Gyllenhaal. She spent most moments singing in her journey of high school and wished to pursue a career in musical theatre. For nine months, she attended Northwestern University and later on dropped out to pursue her acting career.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Zooey Deschanel was initially wedded to Ben Gibbard in 2002, who was employed as a singer, songwriter, and a well-cherished guitarist. However, they failed to continue their love bond after 2011 and separated in late 2011, and finally got divorced in 2012.

She later remarried Jacob Pechenik in 2015. Her husband worked as a film producer after the couple was gifted with two loving kids-christened Elsie Otter Pechenik (2015) and Charlie Wolf Pechenik (2017).

Is Zooey Deschanel lesbian?

Zooey has been married twice, but unfortunately, both times, she couldn’t flourish her marriage. Presently she is dating Jonathan Scott. Hence, it is evident that she isn’t a lesbian.

Professional Career

Zooey’s first TV appearance was in the 1998 comedy series Veronica’s Closet as a guest member. Her debut movie was in 1999, and it is a comedy-drama film called Mumford. Her second movie was Almost Famous and was released in 2000. She has earned a lot of respect and success from her second movie and also received awards for this film.

In the year 2001 drama film named Manic, she played Tracy’s role, and this movie increased her followers. After this, she has made her appearance in 4 commercially hit movies like Big Trouble, The Good Girl, Abandon, and New Guy.

She received great success for her comedy series New Girl in 2011. Apart from her acting career, she has also released her songs titled The Fabric of MY Life for a campaign. After this, she has released several music albums, which gained her success in the music world.


Zooey Deschanel is a highly deserving lady who has named a lot of awards for all her dedication and hard work. She has been able to get in several nominations. Here is are some of them-

Her performance in “All the Real Girls” was appreciated with-” Mar del Plata International Film Festival Best Actress.”

She has been a proud piece of the “New Girl” series, where she was highly appreciated. She has bagged several awards on it. She was awarded “Critic’s Choice Television Award for Best Actress in comedy series.” Later she was awarded the “ASCAP Award” for Top Television series. She was subsequently honored with the “Gold Derby TV Award for Breakthrough Performer of the year,” OFTA Television Award in Best Actress in comedy series category. Then she was designated with TV Guide Award in the category of favorite actress, and the array runs.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Zooey Deschanel in 2024

Zooey Deschanel Net Worth
Zooey Deschanel Net Worth

As of 2024, she has an estimated net worth of nearly $30 million. She has earned her wealth by showing acting in multiple television shows, movie series, and much more. She has been a part of this trade for a long time. It also revealed her estimated fortune was $3 million while she was engaged with New Girl Series and has also caught $2.5 million with Pantene.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Her sister-Emily Deschanel, is also a phenomenon actress who has played the lead in Bines for 12 years.
  • She suffers multiple food allergies, and she is prohibited from gluten, wheat, eggs, etc.
  • She hates camping.

Zooey is a well-cherished artist. She is widely cherished for her skills in acting in tv shows, series, and films. Her appearance in New Girl was highly appreciated, and she was rewarded with some prestigious notable awards. She is a princess of her own world, where she enjoys her professional and private life. She is cherishing and creating nostalgia with her children.


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