Renee Zellweger Age, Career, Family, Height, Hobbies, Boyfriend, Income & More

Renee Zellweger is an actress and director and she is famous for her role in Jerry Maguire as a vulnerable character (1996). She was born on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas, USA and Renée’s full name is Renée Kathleen Zellweger but her friends call her Zelly. Her current residence is in Laguna Beach after selling her San Fandando house for $6+ million. She can speak two languages fluently, German and Swedish.

She was a sports girl during her School time and likes boys’ stuff. She loves cheerleading, dancing, basketball, soccer, and swimming. She started acting when she was doing BA in English from the University of Texas. Her debut was Dazed and Confused (1993) in a small role but appeared several times and A Taste for Killing (1992) which is a television drama. She is now the highest-paid actress in Hollywood and with her performance, she has won many Awards for Best Actress and Outstanding Performance. The most famous USA celebrities are Bella Poarch, Elizabeth Olsen and Juliette Lake Lewis

Renee Zellweger Biography

Full Name

Renée Kathleen Zellweger






April 25, 1969


53 (As of now, 2023)




Katy, Texas, USA






Actress, Singer


Film: Dazed and Confused (1993)
TV Show: A Taste for Killing (1992)

Net Worth

$60 million (as of 2023)

Zodiac Sign


Father Name

Emil Erich Zellweger

Mother Name

Kjellfrid Irene Zellweger


Drew Zellweger


Kenny Chesney (9 May 2005 - 20 December 2005)



Marital Status


Past Relationships

Kenny Chesney

Early Life

She is from Katy, Texas, USA, and was born in a professional family on April 25, 1969. She completed her graduation major in English in 1991 from the University of Texas at Austin. She is not only an actress but also a producer. She wanted to step into an acting career and for that purpose, she started auditioning in Houston.

Her father Emil Erich Zellweger is from the Swiss town of Au, St. Gallen, and her mother’s name is Kjellfrid Irene who moved from Norway to the U.S. She did preliminary education at Katy High School in Texas and completed a BA degree in English from the University of Texas.

She was required to complete fine arts credit for that reason she took a drama class. She started a job as a waitress to fulfill her financial needs and she also appeared in an advertisement and movie My Boyfriend’s Back”. She loved cheerleading, gymnastics, and dramatics at the time of her schooling.

Renee Zellweger Early Life


She was born in a well-established family in which her father Emil Erich Zellweger” was a mechanical and electrical engineer in an oil-refining company and her mother Kjellfrid Irene” was a nurse. She has an elder brother Drew Zellweger.


She did her schooling at Katy High School in Katy, Texas, and graduated in English (1991) from the University of Texas at Austin.


She started her career as a waitress to support her financial needs and auditioned around Houston to find a role in a movie. She has done commercial ads several times before her film and television career. She got an opportunity in Dazed and Confused (1993) but for a small role. She appeared as Nesi White (a girl in the blue truck).

She started getting roles in multiple films and television dramas including Dazed and Confused-1993, The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre-1994, Love and a .45-1994, Rebel Highway-1994, 8 Seconds-1994, Reality Bites-1994, Empire Records-1995, The Low Life-1995, The Whole Wide World-1996 & Jerry Maguire-1996).

She played a leading role in Chainsaw Massacre in 1994 but she is more famous for her character Jerry in Jerry Maguire along with Tom Cruise. This movie gained massive success in a short period of time.

Renee Zellweger career

Fame & Awards

She has won more than 9 various awards for her outstanding performance in which most of which are best actress and outstanding performance. She is famous for Jerry Maguire, Judy, Bridget Jones’s Diary, and Cold Mountain.

Academy Awards

  • Cold Mountain-2003
  • Chicago-2002
  • Judy-2019

Golden Globe Awards

  • Cold Mountain-2003
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary-2001
  • Judy-2019

Screen Actors Guild Awards

  • Cold Mountain-2003
  • Chicago-2002

BAFTA Awards

  • Bridget Jones’s Diary-2001

Critics’ Choice Awards

  • Judy-2019

Husband & Affairs

She was engaged to Carrey from 1999 to 2000 before getting married to Kenny Chesney who is a music star. She married Kenny Chesney on May 9, 2005. On December 20, 2005, just after 6 months she filed for annulment and got separated.

She started dating her co-star Bradley Cooper from 2009 to 2011. She was in a relationship with Doyle Bramhall II from 2012 to 2019.

  • Carrey -1999 to 2000
  • Kenny Chesney -May 9, 2005, to December 20, 2005
  • Bradley Cooper -2009 to 2011
  • Doyle Bramhall II -2012 to 2019

Movies List

  • Dazed and Confused-1993
  • The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre-1994
  • Love and a .45-1994
  • Rebel Highway-1994
  • 8 Seconds-1994
  • Reality Bites-1994
  • Empire Records-1995
  • The Low Life-1995
  • The Whole Wide World-1996
  • Jerry Maguire-1996
  • Deceiver-1997
  • A Price Above Rubies-1998
  • One True Thing-1998
  • The Bachelor-1999
  • Me, Myself & Irene-2000
  • Nurse Betty-2000
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary-2001
  • King of the Hill-2001
  • White Oleander-2002
  • Chicago-2002
  • Cold Mountain-2003
  • Down with Love-2003
  • Shark Tale-2004
  • Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason-2004
  • Cinderella Man-2005
  • Miss Potter-2006
  • Bee Movie-2007 (voice only)
  • Leatherheads-2008
  • Appaloosa-2008
  • My One and Only-2009
  • New in Town-2009
  • Case 39-2009
  • Monsters vs Aliens-2009
  • My Own Love Song-2010
  • Bridget Jones’s Baby-2016
  • The Whole Truth-2016
  • Same Kind of Different as Me-2017
  • Here and Now-2018
  • Judy-2019
  • What/If-2019


  • Seinfeld -1992
  • The Simpsons -1993 -voice only
  • Ally McBeal -2002
  • Get Shorty -1995-1997
  • The Daily Show -2010
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show -2011
  • Late Night with Jimmy Fallon -2012
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live -2013

Social media

As of 2023, She is not on any social media platform.

Renee Zellweger social media

Net worth

Her total net worth is approximately 90 million dollars as of 2023. Her source of income is acting and voice-over in animated movies.

Monthly salary

Her monthly income is approximately $1.8 million American Dollars as of 2023.


Her nickname is Zelly.


Favorite TV Shows


Favorite Movie

Notting Hill

Favorite Sport


Favorite Destination


Favorite Books

Jane Eyre

Favorite Food

Mushy Peas

Favorite Color

Blue & Red

Favorite Hobbies

Gym & Jogging

Physical Appearance


5 feet and 4 Inches


53 kg









Shoe Size

9 (US size)

Dress Size

4 (US)



Eye Color


Hair Color


Skin Complexion 


Renee Zellweger Physical appearance

Interested Facts About Renee Zellweger

  • She started her career in the early 1990s as a commercial artist and in supporting roles.
  • Her net worth is approximately 60+ million dollars and she is one of the richest actresses.
  • She has been nominated several times for an Academy Award for Best Actress.
  • Born on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas, United States of America.
  • She won an Academy Award for Chicago (2002).
  • She is famous for movies like Jerry Maguire and Cold Mountain.
  • She can speak German and Swedish language fluently.
  • She works for Non-profit organizations like UNICEF.
  • She has received critical acclaim for Judy in 2019.
  • She is a self-care person and supports health which is why she took a break from acting.
  • She also has a distinct southern accent.
  • She was born and completed her education in Texas.
  • She has worked for three decades in the film industry.

Renee Zellweger facts

Who is Renee?

She is an actress and producer.

How old is Renee?

She is 53 years old.

What is Renee’s net worth?

As of now (2023), her net worth is $60 million.

What is her full name?

Her full name is Renée Kathleen Zellweger.

Renee's date of birth?

She was born on April 25, 1969.

Is Renee dating?

She is not dating.

Is Renee married?

She is unmarried.

What is a Zodiac sign of Renee?

Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

What is the birthplace of Renee?

She is from Katy, Texas, U.S.

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