Zooey Deschanel is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She made her acting debut in the 1999 comedy-drama, “Mumford” and went on to act in various films and television shows. She is widely known for her roles in comedy films such as “The Good Girl”, “The New Guy” and “Elf”. From 2011 to 2018, Deschanel acted in the TV series, “New Girl” and received an Emmy and three Golden Globe award nominations.
On 13th December 2020, the “Elf” cast, including Deschanel reunited for a livestream to raise money for the Democratic Party of Georgia. All proceeds from the livestream is said to go towards electing Jon Ossoff and Reverend Raphael Warnock to flip the U.S. Senate.
Zooey Deschanel Net Worth is Estimated at $25 Million
According to CelebrityNetWorth, Deschanel has an estimated net worth of $25 Million, earning $125,000 per episode. Although her career began in 1998, Deschanel only rose to prominence in 2003 for her role in the drama film, “All the Real Girls”. Her performance gained wide recognition. Variety wrote,
“Performances are all credible and naturalistic, but standing out from the rest is Deschanel’s work, which evinces an impressively direct connection to her character’s emotions. The actress does a wonderful job presenting a young woman who is trying, with varying degrees of success, to give voice to all sorts of things she has never felt or expressed before”.
Following this success, Deschanel went on to star in various films and shows, playing a wide range of roles. Some of her famous works include “Elf”, “Failure to Launch”, “The Happening” and “Bones”, among others.
Deschanel also a widely acclaimed singer and song-writer. She forms a jazz cabaret act with Samantha Shelton called “If All the Stars Were Pretty Babies” in 2001. She has also performed songs as part of Christmas albums.
“The New Girl” Was Her Big Break
From 2011 to 2018, Deschanel starred in the television series, “The New Girl” as Jessica Day. She became one of the producers of the show and helped build her own character saying, “the sort of enthusiasm and optimism” described a part of her.
Although the show ended in 2018, the character has become widely acclaimed, giving her an Emmy nomination and three Golden Globe nominations. USA Today described her performance, “role tailored to launch her from respected indie actor to certified [television] star, Deschanel soars, combining well-honed skills with a natural charm”.
The Cast Of “Elf” Reunited For A Livestream
On 13th December 2020, the cast of “Elf” reunited over a live stream to raise funds for the U.S. Senate election. Comedian, Ashley Nicole Bank hosted the event. Deschanel was joined by her co-stars Will Ferrell, Ed Helms, Wanda Sykes, and others.
Deschanel and Ferrell reprised their rendition of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” while other roles were filled by guest stars like Lithgow and Sykes. “Pod Save America” host, Jon Favreau filled in for the director, Jon Favreau, who also played a doctor in the film.
All proceeds of the livestream are earmarked toward efforts to elect Jon Ossoff and Reverend Raphael Warnock.