Renée Zellweger was born in Katy, Texas, on April 25, 1969. She has reached the age of 49, as of 2019, and is Taurus, which describes her personality to be smart, ambitious, and trustworthy She is the daughter of Emil Erich Zellweger (father), a mechanical and electrical engineer and Kjellfrid Irene (mother), a nurse, and midwife. She grew up with her brother, Drew Zellweger.
Talking about the educational background, Zellweger went to Katy High School, where she was an active cheerleader, gymnast, speech team member and also a drama club member. Later in 1991, she attended to the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a B.A. in English.
On May 9, 2005, Renée Zellweger married a singer, Kenny Chesney. However, their relation didn’t last long and four months later, the couple obtained an annulment. Also, she was engaged to actor Jim Carrey, from 1999 to 2000. She had a brief relationship with musician Jack White, in 2003. On May 9, 2005, she married a singer, Kenny Chesney. However, their relation didn’t last long and four months later, the couple obtained an annulment.
In 2009, Zellweger started dating actor Bradley Cooper. They separated in 2011. She has been in a relationship with musician/songwriter/producer Doyle Bramhall II, since 2012. They have not updated their recent relationship status.
After graduation, Renée’s first job was working in a beef commercial while she simultaneously auditioned for various roles around Houston, Texas. She appeared in different independent and low-budget films while she was in Texas.
Moreover, Zellweger’s first major movie role came with the 1994 horror film ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation’, alongside Matthew McConaughey. She became well known to audiences with ‘Jerry Maguire’ (1996). Throughout her career, she has appeared on the covers and photo sessions of various magazines. She was followed by a six-year hiatus from the screen The Whole Truth(2016) and Same Kind of Different as Me (2017) and set to portray Judy Garland in Judy (2019).
Renée Zellweger won the Academy Award, the Golden Globe and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress for ‘Cold Mountain’. Also, she received six Golden Globe Award nominations, winning three for her performances in ‘Nurse Betty’, ‘Chicago’, and ‘Cold Mountain’.
Renée Zellweger’s net worth is estimated to be around $ 60 million at present. She receives a huge amount of money from her career. But, her exact amount of salary is not known.