Zooey Deschanel is an actress, musician, and singer-songwriter.
In 1999, Deschanel made her film debut in Mumford, followed by her breakout role as Anita Miller in Cameron Crowe’s 2000 semi-autobiographical film Almost Famous. Deschanel soon became known for her deadpan and “Manic Pixie Dream Girl” supporting roles in films such as The Good Girl (2002), Elf (2003), The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Failure to Launch (2006), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), The Happening (June 2008), Gigantic (September 2008), Yes Man (December 2008), and (500) Days of Summer (2009). She currently stars in the Fox series New Girl. She has been nominated for Golden Globe, Grammy, and Emmy Awards.
For a few years starting in 2001, Zooey Deschanel performed in the jazz cabaret act If All the Stars Were Pretty Babies with fellow actress Samantha Shelton. Besides singing, she plays keyboards, percussion, banjo and ukulele. In 2006, Deschanel teamed up with M. Ward to release their debut album Volume One (recorded under the moniker She & Him) which was released in March 2008. Their follow-up album Volume Two was released in the U.S. in March 2010, with their Christmas album A Very She & Him Christmas being released in 2011 and Volume 3 in 2013. She also often sings in her films.
In September 2009, Zooey Deschanel married Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard; she filed for divorce in December 2011, and the divorce was finalized in December 2012.
How Zooey Deschanel Made Her Money – Actress, Singer and Songwriter
Estimated Net Worth: $9 Million
Birthday: January 17, 1980