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Renée Zellweger Engaged to TV Presenter-Ant Anstead; Her Age and Net Worth in 2023 | Movies

Renée Zellweger Engaged to TV Presenter-Ant Anstead; Her Age and Net Worth in 2023 | Movies

Facts of Renée Zellweger

Full Name:Renée Zellweger
Birth Date:April 25, 1969
Age:55 years
Country:United States
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)
DatingAnt Anstead
Break UpJim Carrey, Doyle Bramhall II, Bradley Cooper, Dan Abrams, John Krasinski, Damien Rice, Jack White, George Clooney, Rory Cochrane, Sims E. Ellison, Sims Ellison, osh Pate, Matthew Perry, Luke Perry, Andre Balazs
DivorceKenny Chesney
Net Worth$90 million
Salary$5 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Body Size34-24-35 inches
Birth PlaceTexas
GrandparentsEmil Zellweger , Dorothy, Ove Magnar Ingolf Andreassen , Bjørga Johanna/Johanne Hildonen
EducationKaty High School, University of Texas
FatherEmil Erich Zellweger
MotherKjellfrid Irene Andreassen
SiblingsDrew Zellweger
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American actress Renée Zellweger is known for her appearance in the movies like Jerry Maguire (1996), Nurse Betty (2000), Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), and Judy (2019). Zellweger is also famous for receiving various awards like two Academy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards, she was one of the world’s highest-paid actresses by 2007.

Early Life of Renée Zellweger

Renée Zellweger was born Renée Kathleen Zellweger on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas in the  United States of America. This makes Renee 54 years old and her horoscope is Taurus. Renee loves to celebrate her birthday every April 25 with his friends and family. Renee was born to her parents Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen (mother) and Emil Erich Zellweger (father). Zellweger has one brother named Drew Zellweger.

Childhood photo of Renée Zellweger
Caption: Childhood photo of Renée Zellweger (Photo: Daily Mail)

The name of the paternal grandparents of Renee was Emil Zellweger and Dorothy. Ove Magnar Ingolf Andreassen andBjørga Johanna/Johanne Hildonen was the name of her maternal grandmother. Renee’s father was of Swiss ethnic background and her mother was Norwegian. Renee holds American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnic background. She has faith and belief in the Christian religion.

Education of Renée Zellweger

Renee went to Katy High School for her higher-level study. While she was in high school, she was involved in the drama club. She enrolled herself at the University of Texas at Austin where she learned about English and drama. She graduated from the university in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.

Renée Zellweger’s Engagement With Ant Anstead

Renee has recently been engaged to a British TV presenter, Ant Anstead. The pairs were dating each other since 2021. Renee and her fiancee Ant have an age gap of 10 years as she is 54 and Ant is 44. They kept their relationship very private during their dating.

Renée Zellweger with Ant Anstead
Caption: Renée Zellweger with Ant Anstead (Photo: Instagram)

In an Interview Ant talked about their relationship by saying:

“Look … everybody knows that Renee and I have become quite close, because we kept it secret for a while, and unfortunately some pictures were taken and put out there.”

Ant revealed the engagement by posting a photo of himself with Renee and his son and daughter. In the caption, he wrote:

“@fosgoodwood How it started, How it ended x @landrover @radfordmotors,” and fondly labeled his kids as “absolute utter LEGENDS.”

Her Past Relationships

Renee married Kenny Chesney in 2005. She had a short married life in the history of Hollywood with Kenny. They were in a marital relationship for only four months. After getting married to Renne, Kenny said that he felt social anxiety from the media attention as he is one of the most private celebrities. In 2000, she was even engaged to an actor, Jim Carrey. They met on the set of Me. Myself and Irene.

Renée Zellweger with her ex-husband
Caption: Renée Zellweger with her ex-husband (Photo: Page Six)

From 2012 to 2019, she was in a relationship with a musician, Doyle Bramhall II. She also dated Bradley Cooper from 2009 to 2011. Renée was in a relationship with John Krasinski in 2007. She dated Damien Rice (2004 to 2005), Jack White (2003 to 2004), George Clooney (2001), Rory Cochrane (1994), Sims E. Ellison (1992 to 1995), Sims Ellison (1992), Josh Pate (1996 to 1997), and Matthew Perry (2002).

She was in a love affair with Luke Perry. In the same year, she was even seen with Andre Balazs. In 2009 she was even linked with Dan Abrams.

Renée Zellweger’s Net Worth & Other Assets

As of 2023, Renee has an estimated net worth of $90 million approximately which she earned through her professional acting career. Renee has an annual salary of more than $5 million.

Renée Zellweger outside her car
Caption: Renée Zellweger outside her car (Photo: Page Six)

In 2021, Renee sold her 4,414-square-foot mansion for $6.4 million in Topanga, California. She rented an Oceanfront Laguna Beach Compound for $25k per month. Her beach compound features three bedrooms and three and a half baths along with the 750-square-foot guesthouse. Renee loves to drive Ford Fiesta.

Renée Zellweger’s Mental Health & Surgery

Renee has been diagnosed with anxiety and depression and she has even suffered from alcohol abuse. In 2016, Renee took a break from her career so that she could focus on her health. She even did a consultant to the therapist during her recovery phase. After coming back from the break to the media she said:

“I wasn’t healthy, I wasn’t taking care of myself. I was the last thing on my list of priorities. He [the therapist] recognised that I spent 99 percent of my life as the public persona and just a microscopic crumb of a fraction in my real life,”

Along with the mental health issues, Renee has suffered from physical health as well. In 2010, she did surgery so that she could remove a benign tumor from her jaw. She has also suffered from fluctuating hormones which cause her weight loss and weight gain.

Professional Career of Renée Zellweger

  • Zellweger started her career in the acting field in the early 1990s by making her appearance in television shows like The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd and My So-Called Life.
  • In 1994, Renee made her movie debut in the movie Reality Bites.
  • Renee’s career took a good turn after she played in the movie Jerry Maguire.
  • She even won the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for the role.
Renée Zellweger in the frame
Caption: Renée Zellweger in the frame (Photo: Instagram)
  • In 2001, she played the role in the movie that was based on the novel Bridget Jones’s Diary.
  • She has also played in other hit movies like Chicago (2002), Cold Mountain (2003), and Miss Potter (2006).
  • Before starting g her acting career she worked as a cocktail waitress in Austin, Texas after her father lost his job.

Movies and TV shows

Renee has pated various film ad television till now. Some of the movies she has worked on are Dazed and Confused, Shake, Rattle and Rock!, 8 Seconds, Empire Records, The Whole Wide World, A Price Above Rubies, and so on. Television shows she has played are King of the Hill, Living Proof, The Thing About Pam, Murder in the Heartland, and so on.

Awards and Nominations

  • Renee has been nominated for many awards and has become the winner of various awards.
  • She has become the winner of two Academy Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and four Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.
  • Renee has also become successful to be the winner of the Independent Spirit Awards, four Screen Actors Guild Awards, a British Independent Film Awards, and awards from the London Film Critics Circle as well.
  • She has also been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress as well.

FAQs of Renée Zellweger

How many kids does Renée Zellweger have?

Renee is not a biological mother. Though she was married and had multiple relationships, she has never become a mother. However, her fiancee Ant is the father of three.

Does Renée Zellweger have social media accounts?

No, Zellweger does not have any special media accounts because she likes to keep her personal life private.

How Tall is Renée Zellweger?

Renee stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches tall. She has a body weight of 54 kg. Renee has an attractive pair of blue color eyes and blonde hair. She has a body measurement of 34-24-35 inches and she wears a shoe size and dress size of 9 (US) and 4 (US) respectively.

Has Renée Zellweger gone through any plastic surgery?

Renee has not confirmed and denied the plastic surgery till now. In 2014 when she made a public appearance at the ELLE Women everyone noticed that she looked very different. It seemed that she had done some lip job and her face was looking thin.

Was Renée Zellweger involved in a car accident?

Yes, Renée was involved in a car accident in 2009. She met the accident in Beverly Hills but left the scene unhurt.

Is Renée Zellweger related to Ellen Pompeo?

Renee is not related to Ellen. Both of them look like they are somehow related to each other but they do not have any biological proof to relate them.