Rachel Zegler

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Rachel Zegler
Born (2001-05-03) May 3, 2001 (age 21)
EducationImmaculate Conception High School
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
  • YouTuber
Years active2015 - present
Height157 cm (5 ft 2 in)
YouTube information
Channel
Genre
  • Song covers
  • Original music
  • Vlogs
Subscribers211k[1]
(December 20, 2021)
Total views7.8 million[1]
(December 20, 2021)
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2019

Rachel Zegler (born May 3, 2001) is an Colombian-American singer and actress from Clifton, New Jersey. She is known for her role as Maria in the 2021 remake of West Side Story, which was directed by Steven Spielberg.[2][3] She won a Golden Globe Award for this role in 2022.

Zegler has joined the cast of the 2023 movie Shazam! Fury of the Gods.[4] She will play Snow White in a live-action version of the Disney animated movie.[5][6]

Zegler has performed leading roles in school musicals, and local theaters even occasional work as a wedding singer. At 18, Zegler signed with ICM Partners.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "About Rachel Zegler". YouTube.
  2. Connellan, Shannon (January 14, 2019). "'West Side Story': Spielberg casts high-school 'theatre kid' as Maria". Mashable. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  3. McNary, Dave (January 14, 2019). "'West Side Story' Remake Casts Newcomer Rachel Zegler as Maria". Variety. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  4. Jackson, Angelique (February 25, 2021). "Rachel Zegler Joins Cast of 'Shazam: Fury of the Gods'". Variety. Retrieved February 25, 2021.
  5. Kroll, Justin (June 22, 2021). "'Snow White': 'West Side Story's Rachel Zegler To Play Title Role In Disney's Live-Action Adaptation Of Animated Classic". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 22, 2021.
  6. Justin, Kroll (3 November 2021). "Gal Gadot To Play Evil Queen In Disney's Live-Action 'Snow White'". Deadline. Retrieved 19 November 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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