Rachel Zegler Bio, Age, Height, Family,Education, Career, Net Worth

Rachel Zegler Biography

Rachel Anne Zegler, a New Jersey native is an American actress, singer, and YouTuber. She portrays Maria Vasquez, the lead role in the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story. It is scheduled to be released in theaters on December 10, 2021, directed by Steven Spielberg.

Rachel Zegler Age|Birthday

Zegler was born on May 3, 2001. Therefore, as of 2021, she is 20 years old. The actress celebrates her birthday on May 3 every year.

Rachel Zegler Height|Weight

Zegler’s height is 5 feet 2 inches (approximately 157 centimeters). Additionally, she weighs 51 kilograms.

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Rachel Zegler Family

Zegler was born to her parents Craig and Gina at the Hackensack University Medical Center, Clifton, New Jersey. Her father works in construction. Moreover, she has an older sister, Jacqueline, who is a journalist as well as a photographer.

Rachel Zegler Education

Zegler enrolled at the Catholic all-girls college preparatory Immaculate Conception High School. Additionally, all four years, she starred in the school’s musical. In 2016 in Beauty and Beast she played Belle whereas in 2017 The Little Mermaid she played Ariel. In addition, in 2018 42nd Street she had the role of Dorothy Brock, and in 2019 Shrek the Musical she had the role of Princess Fiona.

Rachel Zegler Career

Zegler was 16 years when she responded to the casting call tweets of director Steven Spielberg for the remake of West Side Story. Spielberg had in January 2018 posted an open casting call via Twitter for a film remake. In her videos, she was singing Tonight and I Feel Pretty. However, from over 30,000 applicants, she was selected for the role of Maria. Additionally, she performed the role at the Bergen Performing Arts Center.

Moreover, her YouTube Channel has received attention and has been active since July 2015. Her 2020 video singing Shallow from A Star is Born has garnered over 11 million views on Twitter. In addition, she signed with ICM Partners in January 2020.

Furthermore, it was announced in February 2021 that she joined the cast of the 2023 film Shazam! Fury of the Gods. She will play a mysterious key role as written by Variety’s Angelique Jackson. Moreover, according to Angelique, Zegler is the second Colombian American to be in a DC superhero project. In addition, she was cast as Snow White in a live-action adaptation of the Disney animated film in June 2021.

In addition, she was listed at number 34 on The Ringer’s The Big Picture podcast’s list. This was on September 27, 2021 list of the top 35 under 35.

Acting Credits


2021 – W est Side Story as Maria Vasquez

2023 – Shazam! Fury of the Gods – role to be announced

In addition, she plays Snow White in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs


2021 – The George Lucas Talk Show as Peach Farmer/Herself

Audio series

2021 (1). Now we’re talking (with Drew Gasparini) as Herself
(2) Very Really Good as Herself
(3) Princess of South Beach as Maria del Carmen/Gloria Calderon


2021 – Newton’s Cradle: A Ghost Story

Awards and nominations

2019 – YouTube Creator Awards under Silver Creatore Awards category- won

Rachel Zegler Net Worth

Zegler’s net worth ranges between $1 million to $5 million as of 2021.