Zooey Deschanel Net Worth

March 16, 2024
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Zooey Claire Deschanel was born 17th January, 1980 in Los Angeles, California, USA, of ancestry including French, English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Dutch roots. Zooey Deschanel is famous for her outstanding acting on the big screen and television, and is probably best known for her role as Jessica Day from the television series “New Girl” (2012 – present), which has been worth three Golden Globe Award nominations as well as Emmy nomination. Deschanel is also the owner of a prepossessing voice and is a singer-songwriter. She sings in the duet “She & Him” together with M. Ward. Apart from this, she also plays several instruments including percussion, keyboards, ukulele and banjo.


Zooey Deschanel Net Worth $17 Million

As long as it is clear that Zooey Deschanel is famous, the question is whether she is wealthy? It has recently been estimated that Zooey’s net worth is $17 million, The main sources of her wealth being acting and singing; it has been reported that she earns $95,000 per year from “She & Him”. Zooey Deschanel’s monthy expenditures include $1,500 for charity, $2,000 for clothes and $4,000 for mortgage.

Zooey Deschanel’s father, Caleb Deschanel, is a nominee for an Oscar as best director, while her mother, Mary Jo Deschanel, is the famous actress well known for her role in the series “Twin Peaks” (1990 – 1991). Unsurprisingly, from early childhood Zooey wanted to become an actor, as did sister Emily Deschanel, well known for her role in the series “Bones” (2005 – present).

Zooey Deschanel made her debut in the entertainment industry with a small role in the television series “Veronica’s Closet” (1997) followed by his first role in the feature film “Mumford” (1999), after which she dropped out of the college to pursue the career of an actress. Subsequently she appeared in many films playing supporting roles, consequently, she was invited to take a leading role in the film “All the Real Girls” (2003) directed and written by David Gordon Green. For the above-mentioned role, she was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for the Best Actress. Other notable films which increased the net worth and popularity of the actress were “Eulogy” (2004) directed by Michael Clancy, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” (2005) directed by Garth Jennings, “The Good Life” (2007) written and directed by Stephen Berra, “500 Days of Summer” (2009) directed by Marc Webb, “Our Idiot Brother” (2011) directed by Jesse Peretz and many other films.

However, Deschanel is the best known for her role in the series “New Girl”, in which she has played the key role since 2011, positively evaluated by critics, and gaining her nominations in prestigious television awards, including an Emmy and Golden Globe Award. Moreover, Deschanel created the main song of the series and is also the producer. Her involvement in this series has considerably increased her wealth.

Currently, she is working on upcoming films “Rock the Kasbah” and “The Driftless Area”, due for release in 2015. In addition to acting, Deschanel and M. Ward founded the duo “She & Him” in 2006. Two years later they released their debut album “Volume One”. By 2013, the duo had released three further albums: “Volume Two”, “A Very She and Him Christmas” and “Volume 3”. The actress has also recorded songs for various films in which she has played roles. In 2012 she was nominated for the Grammy award.

Zooey was married to the musician Ben Gibbard(2009-12). Her second husband is Jacob Pechenik (m. 2015)– they have have two children, daughter Elsie Otter and son Charlie Wolf.

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