Zooey Deschanel Height and Weight Stats

Zooey Claire Deschanel is an American actress, singer-songwriter, model, and producer. In 1999, Deschanel made her film debut in Mumford. Deschanel soon became known for her deadpan comedy roles in films such as The Good Girl (2002), The New Guy (2002), Elf (2003), The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005),Failure to Launch (2006), Yes Man (2008), and (500) Days of Summer (2009). She also did dramatic turns in the films Manic (2001), All the Real Girls (2003), Winter Passing (2005) and Bridge to Terabithia (2007). Since 2011, she has played Jessica Day on the Fox sitcom New Girl. For a few years starting in 2001, 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, under the name 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, Volume 3 in 2013, and Classics in 2014. Deschanel is also a co-founder of the female-focused website HelloGiggles.



Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel

Name: Zooey Claire Deschanel

Nickname: Zo, Zuzu

Date of Birth: January 17, 1980

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA

Place of Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Education:  Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, Northwestern University

Body Stats:

Height: 5’6” / 167 cm

Weight: 121 lbs / 55 kg

Shoe size: 7 / 37.5 (EU)

Dress size: 4-6 (US)

Bra size: 32B

Measurements: 34-24-35 in / 87-61-89 cm 

Ethnicity: White

Hair Color: Dark Brown

Eye Color: Blue

Social Networks:

Twitter: @ZooeyDeschanel

Facebook: –

Zooey Deschanel

Instagram: zooeydeschanel

Fun Facts:


  • Mickey Madden
  • Ben Foster
  • Chris Kattan
  • Matthew Davis (2000-2001)
  • Hunter Burgan (2002-2003)
  • Jason Schwartzman (2003-2005)
  • Ben Gibbard (2008-2011)
  • Jamie Linden (2012-2014)
  • Jacob Pechenik (2014-Present) – married


  • Daughter Elsie Otter, born in July 2015

Awards and Honors:

  • Mar del Plata Film Festival Best Actress Award for All the Real Girls
  • Independent Spirit Nomination for Best Female Lead for All the Real Girls
  • Satellite Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (500) Days of Summer
  • Satellite AwardBest Performance  by an Actress in a Musical or Comedy Television Series Nomination for New Gir
  • Golden Globe Award Nomination for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for New Girl
  • Grammy Award Nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media“So Long”
  • Teen Choice Award Nomination for Fashion Icon
  • Teen Choice Award Nomination for Actress: Comedy for New Girl
  • Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for New Girl
  • The Comedy Award for Comedy Actress for New Girl
  • Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for New Girl
  • Critics’ Choice Television Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for New Girl
  • People’s Choice Award Nomination for Favorite TV Comedy Actress for New Girl

    Zooey Deschanel

    Zooey Deschanel

  • Golden Globe Award Nomination for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for New Girl

Hobbies and Interests: Fashion, philosophy, photography, and jazz singing

Favorite Color: Red

Favorite Food: Sushi

Favorite Music: Indie pop, indie folk, alternative country, jazz

Favorite Perfume: Eternity by Calvi Klein

Favorite Book:  Pastoralia by George Saunders.

Favorite Sports: Hiking

Favorite Movie: Bonnie and Clyde

Favorite TV Show: –

Interesting Facts:

  • Zooey Deschanel was named after a male protagonist, Zooey Glass from the 1961 novella Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger.
  • She had spent much of her childhood in traveling due to her father’s profession as a director and cinematographer.
  • In 2011, she launched an entertainment website hellogiggles.com with friends Sophia Rossi (Producer) and Molly McAleer (Writer).
  • She had served as a judge for The Ninth Independent Music Awards.
  • In 2012, she was at #12 in Askmen’s Top 99 Most Desirable Women.
  • She used to be vegan before, just like her older sister.
  • She is allergic to eggs, dairy, and wheat gluten.
  • Zooey is the younger sister of actress Emily Deschanel who stars in “Bones.”
  • Zooey has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
  • She is a huge coffee lover.

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