Rachel Zegler Biography
Rachel Anne Zegler is a singer, YouTuber, and actress from America. In the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story, she plays the role of Maria Vasquez.
The story is scheduled to be released in theaters on December 10, 2021, and it is directed by Steven Spielberg.
Rachel Zegler Age|Birthday
Zegler was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, the United States on 3rd May 2001. Therefore, she is 20 years old as of 2021 and celebrates her birthday on 3rd May every year.
Rachel Zegler Height|Weight
Zegler’s height is 5 feet 2 inches (approximately 1.57 meters). In addition, she weighs 50 kilograms.
Rachel Zegler Family
Zegler’s parents are Craig (father) and Gina (mother). Along with her older sister named Jacquelin (Jay), they were raised in New Jersey, United States. Moreover, her father is of three-quarters German, Italian and Polish descent while her mother is of Colombian origin.
Rachel Zegler Dating
Zegler’s personal life has been private after a few not-nice comments from her fans. She stated that she was taking a break from Twitter. This was after a rumor that she was in a relationship with West Side Story co-star Ansel Elgort. However, Ansel was seeking an open relationship with Rachel. Since 2012, it is known that he was dating Violetta Komyshan.
Rachel Zegler Education|Career
Zegler attended New Jersey High School. In addition, she is an alumna of Immaculate Conception High School in Londi. Moreover, in 2017, in a BergenPAC Performing Arts School production of West Side Story, she played “Maria”.
Zegler’s West Side Story is a 2020 Romance/Musical produced by Kevin McCollum, Kristie Macosko Krieger, and Steven Spielberg. Moreover, Steven Spielberg directed it further with its music composed by Leonard Bernstein and David Newman.
The story is about two teenagers from different ethnic backgrounds. The two fall in love in New York City in the 1950s. Additionally, in the remake of West Side Story, a 17-year old high schooler acted as Maria.
Moreover, she will make her film debut opposite Ansel Elgort as Tony citing her role. In addition, a Broadway veteran, Ariana DeBose, has been cast as Anita and David Alvarez as Bernardo. “Romeo and Juliet”, (William Shakespeare’s) inspired the play. Additionally, the play focused on the rivalry between two gangs and was set in a New York neighborhood.
Most recently, she sang and posted Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” on her YouTube Channel.
Rachel Zegler Net Worth
Zegler’s net worth ranges between $1 million to $5 million.