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Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel
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Birth Date

January 17, 1980


41 years old


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 6 in | 168 cm

Net Worth

$30 Million

Body Measurements

34-24-35 in | 87-61-89 cm


55 kg | 121 pounds

Bra Size


Shoe size

8 US | 38 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Zooey Deschanel was born in Los Angeles, California, United States, on January 17, 1980, is an American actress.

Young Zooey Deschanel first started performing as a singer during her high school years and at French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts.

She got her television debut in NBC sitcom Veronica's Closet (1998), in episode "Veronica's Fun and Pirates Are Crazy", in role as Elena.

She made her big screen debut in comedy drama movie Mumford (1999) in role as Nessa Watkins.

Her breakthrough performance came as Noel in romantic drama movie All the Real Girls (2003), for which she was nominated for a Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress.

New Movies

She voiced Bridget in animated musical comedy film Trolls World Tour (2020).

Best Movies

Manic (2001) drama opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005) science fiction comedy with Sam Rockwell

Elf (2003) fantasy comedy with Will Ferrell

The Good Girl (2002) black comedy drama with Jennifer Aniston and Jake Gyllenhaal

Winter Passing (2005) comedy drama with Will Ferrell and Ed Harris

Failure to Launch (2006) romantic comedy opposite Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker

500 Days of Summer (2009) romantic comedy drama opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Chloë Grace Moretz

The Happening (2008) psychological horror thriller with Mark Wahlberg and John Leguizamo

Yes Man (2008) comedy opposite Jim Carrey and Bradley Cooper

Your Highness (2011) fantasy adventure with James Franco and Natalie Portman

Rock the Kasbah (2015) music comedy with Bill Murray, Bruce Willis and Kate Hudson

Our Idiot Brother (2011) comedy drama with Paul Rudd and Elizabeth Banks

TV Shows

She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress and three Golden Globe Awards for her role as Jessica Day on Fox sitcom New Girl (2011–2018).

She played Kat Wheeler in Showtime dark comedy drama television series Weeds (2006–2007).

She portrayed Lady Larken in musical comedy television film The Wonderful World of Disney: Once Upon a Mattress (2005).

She voiced Mary Spuckler in 3 episodes of animated sitcom The Simpsons (2008–2013).


Graduated from Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica.

Has Swiss, Dutch, English, Irish and French ancestry.

Has an older sister, actress Emily Deschanel.

She is a talented singer and also plays the piano, percussion, banjo and ukulele.

She performed in the jazz cabaret act "If All the Stars Were Pretty Babies" with actress Samantha Shelton around Los Angeles.

Zooey and M. Ward formed a musical duo "She & Him" in 2006, they released albums:

Volume One (2008)

Volume Two, (2010)

A Very She & Him Christmas (2011)

Volume 3 (2013)

Classics (2014)

Christmas Party (2016)

She co-founded an entertainment website HelloGiggles in 2011.

Fan of Ella Fitzgerald.

Big fan of actress Parker Posey.

Friends with Jake Gyllenhaal and Kate Hudson.

Good friends with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

She voiced Bridget in animated musical comedy film Trolls (2016).


She dated Jamie Linden (2012-2014), Jason Schwartzman (2003-2005), Hunter Burgan (2002-2003) and Matthew Davis (2000-2001).

She was married to:

Ben Gibbard (2009-2012)

Jacob Pechenik (2015-2019), they have a daughter and a son.

She started dating Jonathan Silver Scott in 2019.

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