Renee Zellweger

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Full Name Renee Zellweger
Age 51 Years Old
Nick Name Zellweger
Gender Female
Famous As Actress
Birth Date April 25th, 1969
Birth Place Katy, Texas

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Renee Kathleen Zellweger famed as Renee Zellweger is an American actress and producer as well as the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards. She is best known for her roles in the films ‘Cold Mountain’, ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’, ‘Cinderella Man’ among others. She was one of the highest-paid actresses in the world by 2007 and was named Hasty Pudding's Woman of the Year in 2009. In 2019, she starred in the Netflix thriller anthology series What/If and received critical acclaim for portraying Judy Garland in the biopic Judy. Overall, she is a very talented woman. 

Renee Zellweger recalls the moment she overheard strangers discussing her face

Despite acclaimed performances in films including "Bridget Jones's Diary" and "Jerry Maguire," Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger is not immune to the pitfalls of fame. She retreated from the spotlight after an appearance at the 2014 Elle Women in Hollywood Awards prompted speculation that she had had plastic surgery, recalled the "pretty painful" moment she overheard strangers negatively discussing her looks. During an appearance on US radio station SiriusXM's "Jess Cagle Show," Zellweger said she was sitting next to two women and a man "on a subway in London" when they started discussing celebrities. "They were talking about... how Hollywood ladies are so silly, and especially that Renee Zellweger," she said. Zellweger said they went on to say: "How could she do that? Why would she go and have surgery on her face like we wouldn't know? She doesn't look like herself, and you can't just do that where you go and don't look like yourself, cause we expect you to look like yourself." She said the encounter left her momentarily stunned: "I thought, 'Wow, that's interesting. Anyway, here's my stop.'" The famously private star, who plays Judy Garland in a forthcoming biopic, said things got even more awkward when the man got up just before her stop, looked up and recognized her. "He said, 'Oh God, you're not, you are! But you look just like yourself!' And I said, 'Yeah, it's funny how that works, isn't it?'" While she was hurt by the public bashing, Zellweger insisted that the interaction only served as a reminder that she needed to maintain a positive outlook on life. She has previously denied undergoing surgery, saying in a statement that she was "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life."

Early Life of Renee 

Renee was born on 25th April 1969 in Katy, Texas to father Emil Erich Zellweger, a mechanical and electrical engineer and mother, Kjellfrid Irene, a nurse, and midwife. Her birth name is Renee Kathleen Zellweger. She has a brother, Drew Zellweger and she does not have any sister. She was brought up in a Catholic family and her ethnicity is mixed of Swiss, Norwegian, Finnish/Kveeni, Swedish, and possible Sami. While her nationality is American. As of 2019, she celebrated her 50th birthday. She went to Katy High School, where she was an active cheerleader, gymnast, speech team member and also a drama club member. She later went to the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a B.A. in English in 1991. 

Body Measurements of Renee 

Renee is a very hot and sexy actress with a charming smile on her lips attracting a lot of people towards her. She has got an attractive personality along with talent. She has a height of 5 feet 3 inches tall and she weighs 53 kg. Her body measurements are 34-24-35 inches. Her bra size is 32 B. She has a blue eye color and blonde hair color. She wears a shoe size of 9 (US) and her dress size is 4 (US). Overall, she has got a healthy body.

Career of Renee 

  • In 1994, Renee appeared in Reality Bites, the directorial debut of Ben Stiller, and in the biographical film 8 Seconds, directed by John G. Avildsen.
  • Renee made her first movie role in a movie came with the 1994 horror film ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation’, alongside Matthew McConaughey. 
  • Her breakthrough in career was after she became widely known to audiences with ‘Jerry Maguire’ (1996).  
  • She was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role.
  • She gained the prized lead role of Bridget Jones in 2001 in the British romantic comedy ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’.
  • Her movies and television series also included: ‘A Taste for Killing’, ‘Dazed and Confused’, ‘8 Seconds’, ‘Rebel Highway’, ‘Empire Records’, ‘The Whole Wide World’, ‘Deceiver’, ‘A Price Above Rubies’, ‘One True Thing’, ‘The Bachelor’, ‘King of the Hill’, ‘White Oleander’, ‘Chicago’, ‘Down with Love’, ‘Leatherheads’, ‘New in Town’, ‘Case 39’, ‘The Whole Truth’ and more.
  • She starred in the Farrelly brothers comedy Me, Myself & Irene (2000), with Jim Carrey.
  • She also portrayed Roxie Hart in the 2002 musical film Chicago, directed by Rob Marshall and co-starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, and John C. Reilly. 
  • The movie garnered wide critical acclaim and won the Best Picture award at the 75th Academy Awards.
  • She earned her second Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominations for Best Leading Actress, winning her second Golden Globe Award for Best Actress; Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.
  • In the year 2003, following the success of Chicago, she starred with Ewan McGregor in the little-seen romantic comedy Down with Love.
  • She provided her voice for the DreamWorks animated feature Shark Tale and reprised her title role in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, which made US$262 million around the globe and earned her a fourth Golden Globe Award for Best Actress; Motion Picture Musical or Comedy nomination.
  • She played the wife of world heavyweight boxing champion James J. Braddock in Ron Howard's drama, Cinderella Man, opposite Russell Crowe and Paul Giamatti in the year 2005.
  • She received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the year 2005. 
  • She produced the made-for-television feature Living Proof, starring Harry Connick Jr., about the true story of Dr. Denny Slamon.
  • Her next film was the 2009 comedy New in Town.
  • In 2009, she also provided her voice for a supporting character in DreamWorks' computer-animated 3D feature film Monsters vs. Aliens.
  • She also starred as the mother of actor George Hamilton in the comedy My One and Only.
  • In Case 39, a supernatural thriller Zellweger filmed in 2006, she took on the role of a social worker assigned to take care of a mysterious girl.
  • She co-created and executive produced Cinnamon Girl in 2013. 
  • She made her career comeback opposite Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey in the romantic comedy Bridget Jones's Baby (2016).
  • She played the friend of a New York City singer who gets a life-changing medical diagnosis in the independent drama Here and Now (2018).
  • In the year 2019, she starred as Anne Montgomery in Mike Kelley's Netflix thriller series What/If.
  • She will next portray Judy Garland in the biopic Judy, directed by Rupert Goold.
  • She has appeared on the covers and photo sessions of various magazines throughout her career and is also active in various charity work. 
  • She took part in the 2005 HIV prevention campaign of the Swiss federal health department.

Net Worth of Renee 

The net worth of this famous actress Renee is estimated to be around $ 60 million as of 2019. But the exact amount of salary is not known yet as she has not revealed it. Overall, she is satisfied with her earnings and she is living a luxurious lifestyle with her earnings. 

Marital Status, Husband, Child

Renee is a married woman. She married singer Kenny Chesney on 9th May 2005. The marriage, however, didn’t last long and four months later, the couple obtained an annulment. As of today, she is enjoying her single life happily.

Renee has been involved in numerous relationships in her career. From 1999 to 2000, she was engaged to Jim Carrey. In the year 2003, she had a brief relationship with musician Jack White. She also dated Bradley Cooper in 2009, after having met on the set of Case 39 in 2006 and separated in 2011. Since 2012, she has been in a relationship with musician/songwriter/producer Doyle Bramhall II. Other relationships that she has been involved in include Sims E. Ellison, American actor Rory Cochrane from 1993 to 1995, American Film Director Josh Pate in 1996, American Actor Matthew Perry in 2002, Irish Singer Damien Rice in 2004, British Musician Paul McCartney in Aug 2007, American Business Professional Andre Balazs in Nov 2007 and American TV News journalist Dan Abrams from January 2009.