Zooey Deschanel
Zooey Deschanel
Celebrated Name: Zooey Deschanel
Real Name/Full Name: Zooey Deschanel
Gender: Female
Age: 44 years old
Birth Date: 17 January 1980
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 58 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Jacob Pechenik (m. 2015), Ben Gibbard (m. 2009–2012)
Children: Yes (Charlie Wolf Pechenik, Elsie Otter Pechenik)
Profession: Actress, model, and singer-songwriter
Net Worth in 2024: $30 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Zooey Deschanel is an actress, producer, singer, and songwriter from the United States of America. Her 2017-2018 TV movies and series including New Girl series, and a voice acting for Trolls Holiday movie.

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Early Life

Zooey Claire Deschanel was born on January 17, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, United States. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, is a cinematographer and a film and series director, and her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel, is an actress. Zooey has one sister, Emily Deschanel, and she’s an actress, producer, and director.

Zooey Deschanel went to the Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences, then the French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts. She also had some time at the Northwestern University, around nine months, then dropped out for her acting career.

Personal life

Zooey Deschanel’s first marriage was in 2009 to the singer, songwriter, and guitarist Ben Gibbard. They separated in late 2011, and their divorce was finalized in later 2012.

Zooey Deschanel married the film producer Jacob Pechenik in 2015. Zooey and Jacob gave birth to 1 daughter and one son, Elsie Otter Pechenik, who was born in 2015, and Charlie Wolf Pechenik, who was born in May 2017.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 17 January 1980, Zooey Deschanel is 44 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. Her height is 1.68 m tall, and her weight is 0000.


Zooey Deschanel landed her first TV appearance with a guest role in 1998, in the comedy series Veronica’s Closet. Her first TV film appearance ever was with a major role in 1999, in a comedy-drama movie titled Mumford. Zooey Deschanel had great success in 2000 with her second movie ever, titled Almost Famous, which she won an award for.

Zooey Deschanel starred as Tracy in the 2001 drama movie, Manic, which a few newspapers talked about her for. In 2002, The New York Times newspaper said that Zooey is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after young stars, as she appeared in 4 huge movies, The Good Girl, Big Trouble, The New Guy, and Abandon. Another newspaper, the Los Angeles Times, said that Zooey Deschanel had been strongly identified with a specific TV character. She had another great success with the 2003 Christmas fantasy comedy film, Elf.

Zooey Deschanel has been having great success with the comedy series, New Girl, since 2011, which she received a lot of awards for, produced many of its episodes, and was the director for one. A romantic comedy-drama movie, titled 500 Days of Summer, has been considered as one of her best movies ever.

Zooey Deschanel has recorded and released a song titled “The Fabric of My Life” for a campaign by Cotton Incorporated. She released several albums and singles. Zooey performed her songs at the National League Championship Series and in several movies. She also has been appearing in several commercials for Procter & Gamble’s Pantene.

Zooey Deschanel’s 2017-2018 TV movies and series, including New Girl series, and she did a voice for the animated comedy family movie, Trolls Holiday.

Awards & Achievements

Zooey Deschanel has been receiving many award winnings and nominations. Below, you will find a list of Zooey Deschanel’s award winnings.

– Mar del Plata International Film Festival Best Actress (All the Real Girls).
– Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (New Girl).
– ASCAP Award for Top Television Series (New Girl).
– Gold Derby TV Award for Breakthrough Performer of the Year (New Girl, 2012)
– OFTA Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (New Girl).
– TV Guide Award for Favorite Actress (New Girl).
– WIN Award for Outstanding Actress Comedy Series (New Girl).

Net Worth & Salary of Zooey Deschanel in 2024

Zooey Deschanel Net Worth 2019As of May 2024, Zooey Deschanel has an estimated net worth of $30 million. She made her fortune from acting in TV movies and series, from the albums she’s been releasing and selling, and from the singing performances, she’s been doing. Zooey Deschanel’s salary for New Girl series is around $3 million a year. She also signed a $2.5 million contract with Pantene.

Zooey Deschanel has been a very talented TV movie and series actress. One of her best appearances has been in the comedy series, New Girl, which she also produced a few of its episodes. Zooey Deschanel is married to Jacob Pechenik, they have a son and a daughter, and they are happily living together.


  1. Dear Zooey,
    I wanted to send you a very ‘HAPPY BIRTHDAY’! May all of your wishes and dreams come true.

    Best wishes and much LOVE,
    Kim B


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