Zooey Deschanel Bio, Age, Husband, Partner, Kids, Net Worth, Movies

Zooey Deschanel Biography

Zooey Deschanel is an American actress known for portraying the role of Trillian in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. She also portrayed the role of Ms Edmunds in Bridge to Terabithia. Likewise, she is also a musician known for songs such as Everything Is Honey.

How old is Zooey Deschanel? – Age

The actress is 43 years old as of 2023. She was born on January 17, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, where she also grew up.

How tall is Zooey Deschanel? – Height

Zooey stands at a height stature of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).

Zooey Deschanel Mother, Father, Sister – Family

Deschanel was born to Caleb Deschanel and Mary Jo Deschanel. Her mother is an actress known for films such as A Winner Never Quits, Northwest Passage, and Twin Peaks. On the other hand, her father is an award-winning cinematographer and director. She was brought up along with her sister, Emily Deschanel, in Los Angeles, California,

Zooey Deschanel Education

The actress enrolled at Crossroads Preparatory School where she studied in Santa Monica. Afterward, she joined the French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts where she pursued musical theatre. She was also a student at Northwestern University but did not graduate since she dropped out to pursue acting.

Is Zooey Deschanel Married? – Husband

Zooey is currently in a relationship with her partner, Jonathan Scott. Previously, she married her second husband, Jacob Pechenik, in 2015 but divorced in 2020. He is known for his appearances in Solace, The Immigrant, and The Skeleton Twins. Likewise, she was married to Ben Gibbard who was his first husband in 2009 before divorcing in 2012.

Actress and Musician Zooey Deschanel Photo
Actress and Musician Zooey Deschanel Photo

Zooey Deschanel Children

The singer is a proud mother of her two children whom she shares with her second husband Jacob. They are a daughter, Elsie, and a son Charlie.

Acting Career

Zooey is a vastly recognized actress known for the role of Summer in (500) Days of Summer. She has also had roles in Rock the Kasbah and The Driftless Area. Likewise, she voice-starred the role of Bridget in the successful animated film Trolls.

Most noteworthy, she was featured in Katy Perry’s music video “Not the End of the World” in 2020. In 2021, she co-hosted The Celebrity Dating Game and began co-hosting the New Girl rewatch podcast Welcome to Our Show.

Furthermore, she has had recent appearances including Kelly in Physical (season 3) and Nancy in Dreamin’ Wild. She also took on the role of DG in Tin Man and lent her voice to Mary in three episodes of The Simpsons. In addition, she narrated the children’s book Players in Pigtails.

Music Career

She showcased her singing talent in films such as Elf where she sang “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” and “Auld Lang Syne.” Her piano composition “Bittersuite” set the tone in Winter Passing (2006), where she co-starred with Will Ferrell.

She contributed to several musical numbers in Once Upon a Mattress (2007). Likewise, she sang in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and Bridge to Terabithia. Some of her popular songs include Can’t Stop the Feeling! and Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?


  • I’m Coming Out / Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems
  • Baby, It’s Cold Outside
  • She
  • Hello
  • Trolls: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack · 2016
  • Everything Is Honey
  • Merry Christmas, Happy New Year
  • Winnie the Pooh
  • Medvejhonok Vinni i ego druziya (Originalnyi Saundtrek) · 2011
  • The Holla-Day For You


  • Critics’ Choice Television Awards
  • Mar del Plata International Film Festival

Zooey Deschanel’s Net Worth

Citing her career, Zooey has an estimated net worth of $25 Million.


You can find and follow Deschanel on Instagram using the account name @zooeydeschanel

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