Rachel Zegler Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Rachel Zegler Quick Info
Height5 ft 2 in
Weight50 kg
Date of BirthMay 3, 2001
Zodiac SignTaurus
BoyfriendUnknown

Rachel Zegler is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and social media star who had attained critical acclaim after being cast in Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the musical West Side Story. She is also known for the several music covers that she uploads to her eponymous YouTube channel of songs such as Chandelier (2014) by Sia Furler, The Show Must Go On (1991) by Queen, and Speechless (2009) by Lady Gaga. This incredibly talented vocalist is also a stage actress who has starred in plays such as the Beauty and the Beast, Legally Blonde, and West Side Story‘s musical. She also has a huge fan base with more than 200k subscribers on YouTube, more than 200k followers on Instagram, and more than 80k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Rachel Zegler

Nick Name

Rachel

Rachel Zegler as seen in a selfie taken in March 2019
Rachel Zegler as seen in a selfie taken in March 2019 (Rachel Zegler / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Clifton, New Jersey, United States

Residence

Clifton, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Rachel attended Immaculate Conception High School in Lodi. She also studied at the New Jersey High School.

Occupation

Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Social Media Star

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Gina Zegler
  • Siblings – Jacqueline Zegler (Older Sister)
  • Others – Chester Joseph Zegler (Paternal Grandfather), Chester John Zegler (Paternal Great Grandfather), Stephanie Marie Zimnicki (Paternal Great Grandmother), Maureen Teresa Cahill (Paternal Grandmother), Charles J. Cahill (Paternal Great Grandfather), Ruth F. Thielbar (Paternal Great Grandmother)

Manager

Unknown

Genre

Pop

Instruments

Vocals, Ukulele, Piano

Labels

Independent

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Rachel has dated –

  1. Josh – Rachel was dating a stage actor named Josh who starred alongside her as Tony in West Side Story musical play. The couple met one another while she had traveled to Paris with her family. However, it is difficult to deduce whether the two are still dating or not.
Rachel Zegler as seen in a picture with her mother Gina in June 2018
Rachel Zegler as seen in a picture with her mother Gina in June 2018 (Rachel Zegler / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (White and Hispanic)

She has Polish, a bit of Irish, German, and Italian ancestry on her father’s side and Colombian ancestry on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Dimpled cheeks
  • She has a beauty spot on the left side of her cheek.

Brand Endorsements

Through her social media, Rachel has either endorsed or promoted many brands like –

  • Genius
  • Emily Jane Designs
Rachel Zegler as seen in a picture taken in March 2019
Rachel Zegler as seen in a picture taken in March 2019 (Rachel Zegler / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Being cast as Maria in the film West Side Story
  • The 30-second video captioned “someone: you use autotune me:”, which she uploaded to her Twitter account in December 2018
  • Uploading several music covers of songs by artists such as Sia Furler, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, and Queen to her self-titled YouTube channel

As a Singer

Rachel released her debut original track titled Twisted on September 19, 2018, via SoundCloud. She has also done several cover songs such as Bohemian Rapsody (1975) by Queen, Chandelier (2014) by Sia Furler, Yoü And I (2011) by Lady Gaga, When (2016) by Dodie Clark.

First Film

She was cast to make her debut theatrical film appearance as Maria in Steven Spielberg‘s West Side Story.

Rachel Zegler Favorite Things

  • TV ShowThis Is Us
  • Color – Yellow
  • Disney Princess – Belle from Beauty and the Beast
  • Singing Performance – Cosette in Les Misérables
  • Acting PerformanceMaria in West Side Story
  • Time Of The Year – Christmas
  • Places – Paris, France, Spain, Barcelona
  • Pre-Show Vocal Warm-Up – Diction
  • Broadway Song To Sing In 2018Nothing from the musical A Chorus Line
  • Character From The Show Glee (2009-2015) – Blaine Anderson played by Darren Criss

SourceYouTube, YouTube

Rachel Zegler as seen in a picture taken in February 2018
Rachel Zegler as seen in a picture taken in February 2018 (Rachel Zegler / Instagram)

Rachel Zegler Facts

  1. She was part of her high school drama club. The first musical show that she ever starred in was Fiddler on the Roof as the character Shprintze when she was 12 years old. At the same time, she also started taking voice lessons.
  2. She had her first kiss in a pizza parlor when she was 13 years old.
  3. In the past, she worked as a stage actor and wedding singer.
  4. She played Maria in the musical of West Side Story, at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in 2017.
  5. Rachel was nominated for a Metropolitan High School Theater Award for her role as Belle in Beauty and the Beast in 2016.
  6. She is a huge fan of actress Jennifer Garner as well as singer and songwriter Freddie Mercury and Queen.
  7. In the past, she walked amongst thousands of people at the anti-gun movement, March for Our Lives.
  8. The first video she uploaded to her eponymous YouTube channel was titled ‘The Wizard and I sung by Rachel Zegler’ in 2015.
  9. In December 2018, her video with the caption “someone: you use autotune
    me:” hit a viral state with close to 10 million views in April 2019.
  10. Her vocal range extends from a D flat 3 to an F6.
  11. Besides acting and singing, she also loved to read, learn, and write essays during her schooling years.
  12. Her sister Jacqueline is a Journalism major.
  13. Rachel’s best friend is Rayna Fox who was a student at Rowan University in April 2019.
  14. Rachel had surpassed more than 30,000 auditionees to get the lead role of Maria in the film West Side Story. According to The Hollywood Reporter, she had sent in a video of herself singing Tonight and Me Siento Hermosa (2009) from the musical theatre version of West Side Story after she came across an open Latino casting call.
  15. In her free time, she enjoys watching YouTube videos by Garrett Watts, Shane Dawson, Dodie Clark, and TheTimTracker.
  16. Follow her on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and SoundCloud.

Featured Image By Rachel Zegler / Instagram

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