Talented And Famous Zooey Deschanel (20+ Photos)
Zooey Claire Deschanel born January 17, 1980 (age 37), in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is well known American actress and singer-songwriter. Deschanel lived in Los Angeles, but spent much of her childhood traveling because her father shot films on location.
Deschanel had a guest appearance on the television series Veronica’s Closet in 1998 and made her film debut in Lawrence Kasdan’s comedy Mumford (1999). In 2002, Deschanel appeared in four feature films. In the comedy Big Trouble, with Tim Allen and Rene Russo, she played the daughter of Russo’s character, and she starred in the teen comedy The New Guy as a guitar player in a band. She took on the role of a cynical, plain-spoken young woman working in a big-box store in the black dramedy. The Good Girl, starring Jennifer Aniston and Jake Gyllenhaal. She appeared with Katie Holmes, Benjamin Bratt and Melanie Lynskey in the psychological thriller Abandon.
Deschanel signed on to star as a bubbly and offbeat teacher named Jess Day on the Fox sitcom New Girl, created by Elizabeth Meriwether. She became a producer on the show and helped build the character, which she has described as a part of her, especially in regards to “the sort of enthusiasm and optimism” of her youth. The series premiered in September 2011, and USA Today described her performance as “a role tailored to launch her from respected indie actor to certified [television] star, Deschanel soars, combining well-honed skills with a natural charm.”. She has received one Emmy and three Golden Globe nominations for her role. Deschanel hosted Saturday Night Live on February 11, 2012.
Deschanel is allergic to eggs, dairy, and wheat gluten. She used to be a vegan which, according to a March 2010 interview with Health magazine, she had to give up because her food sensitivities made it too difficult for her to stay healthy on a vegan diet.
Zooey Deschanel has a net worth of $18 million.