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Idina Menzel Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Personal Life And More

Posted By: Ejaz Abbasi | May 30, 2018

Introduction:

Idina Kim Menzel was born on 30th May 1971. She is known as an American actress, singer, as well as a songwriter. Idina Menzel got fame and popularity when she performed the character of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent. In the year 2003, she was seen portraying the character of Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked, that is a performance for which she honored with the Tony Award for being the Best Actress in a Musical.

Moreover, she best recognized for playing the character of Shelby Corcoran on the musical dramedy TV series titled as Glee from the year 2010 to 2013 and Nancy Tremaine in the year 2007 Disney live action/animated movie titled as Enchanted. She also presented her voice to Queen Elsa in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hit 2013 3D computer-animated musical movie titled as Frozen, in which she performed singing the Oscar- and Grammy Award-winning song labeled as “Let It Go.” She released her album Holiday Wishes in the year 2014.

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Idina Menzel Early life

Idina Kim Mentzel was born to her parents in Queens or Syosset. She was brought up in Syosset. Menzel is known as the daughter of Helene, who is a therapist, and Stuart Mentzel, who is a pajama salesman. She blessed with a younger sister known as Cara. Menzel belongs to a Jewish family. Menzel went to Syosset High School for her elementary education.

When Menzel was at the age of 15, her parents separated and got divorced, and she started to work as a wedding and bar mitzvah singer.

Idina Menzel Career

Theatre career

In the year 1995, she gave her auditions for Rent, which was her first professional theatre job as well as her Broadway debut. Rent produced off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop on 26th of January, 1996, but it shifted to Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre.

Menzel launched and released her first solo album labeled as Still I Can’t Be Still on Hollywood Records, Menzel also appeared to perform the character of Dorothy in Summer of ’42 at Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut, featured as Sheila in the New York City Center Encores! Creation of Hair and performed her appearance on Broadway as Amneris in Aida.

She also performed her appearance portraying her role with an actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth in 2003 on Broadway in Wicked, a musical by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman which based upon Gregory Maguire’s novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West released in the year 1995.

2006-2008

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She performed her appearance in an off-Broadway in the Public Theater’s creation of See What I Wanna See, that is a Michael John LaChiusa-penned musical whose run completed in December 2005. She was also honored with Tony Award-winning character as Elphaba in the West End creation of Wicked when it released at London’s Apollo Victoria Theatre on 7th of September, 2006.

Menzel also seen performing the character of Florence in the 21st-anniversary concert of Chess held at the Royal Albert Hall, London from 12th of May to 13, 2008, along with Adam Pascal, Kerry Ellis, and Josh Groban.

In the year 2008, she presented her services reading the headlines of the Powerhouse Theatre’s reading of Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik’s musical Nero from 11th of July to 13, portraying the character of Nero’s mistress, Poppea. Menzel appeared performing the character of Elizabeth

Music career

Menzel also performed her acting at the 1998 Lilith Fair summer concert festival and carries on writing and performing original music. She also launched and released her debut album, titled as Still I Can’t Be Still, for Hollywood Records in the year 1998. She also released One single from the album, titled as “Minuet,”

Afterward, she released Her second album, titled as Here, in the year 2004. She also performs her appearance on Ray Charles’s album labeled as Genius and Friends. In the year 2007, Menzel also performed her appearance on the Beowulf soundtrack singing the end credits song, titled as “A Hero Comes Home.”

Then she released Her third solo album, labeled as I Stand, on January 29th, 2008 including several different songs, “Brave,” the labeled track “I Stand,” as well as a song featured on EP, “Gorgeous.”

Menzel launched and released “Hope,” composed by Paul Hampton on 11th of November, 2008.

She also released another album, labeled as Holiday Wishes on October 14th, 2014.  Menzel also performed singing the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLIX on 1st February 2015, at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Film and Television Career

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She also appeared performing the small characters in Kissing Jessica Stein and Just a Kiss, Menzel also had some supporting character in The Tollbooth and Water in the year 2004. She also performed her acting playing the big characters in a big movie in the year 2005 when she portrayed her character of Maureen Johnson in the movie adaptation of Rent.

Menzel also performed her appearance as a guest star in the television series titled as Glee portraying Shelby Corcoran.

In the year 2013, she featured to perform as Elsa in the computer-animated musical movie titled as Frozen.

Menzel offered to play her appearance in “Let It Go” at the 86th Academy Awards in the year 2014. Menzel featured as C.C. in the Lifetime TV film remake of the movie titled as Beaches, which premiered on 21st January 2017.

Idina Menzel Personal Life

Menzel married to an actor named Taye Diggs on 11th of January, 2003. They had a meeting in the year 1995. She welcomes her first son on 2nd September 2009, whom she named Walker Nathaniel Diggs. In the year 2013, Menzel and Diggs left living with each other after their ten years of marriage. They finalized their divorce on 3rd December 2014.

Menzel started sharing the love with an actor named Aaron Lohr, and they performed their appearance together in the year 2015 at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner. In Sep 2016, she declared she engaged to Lohr. The couple married in Sep 2017.

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Idina Menzel Net Worth:

Idina Menzel known as an American actress and singer/songwriter. Who earns an estimated amount of net worth of $10 million approximately. She performed her appearance portraying the character of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent. In the year 2004, she also honored with the Tony Award for being the Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for portraying the character of Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked. She also best-recognized for her leading character of Shelby Corcoran.

In the year 2003, she seen portraying the character of Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked. That is a performance for which she honored with the Tony Award for being the Best Actress in a Musical. Menzel came back to Broadway as Elizabeth Vaughan in the year 2014 musical If/Then. Which made her earn a third Tony Award nomination.

Moreover, she best recognized for playing the character of Shelby Corcoran on the musical dramedy TV series titled as Glee. From the year 2010 to 2013 and Nancy Tremaine in the year 2007 Disney live action/animated movie titled as Enchanted.

She also presented her voice to Queen Elsa in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ hit 2013 3D computer-animated musical movie titled as Frozen, in which she performed singing the Oscar- and Grammy Award-winning song labeled as “Let It Go.” She released her album Holiday Wishes in the year 2014. All of her these appearances have raised her net worth.

Idina Menzel Age, Height, Weight And Body Measurements:

Idina Menzel is a gorgeous American actress, with an attractive body having the height of 5 ft 4 in or 163 cm. She weighs 55 kg or 121 pounds. Her ethnicity is White. She has got dark brown hairs and while her eyes are green. Her measurements of chest-waist-hips are of 35-25-36 in or 89-63.5-91.5 cm. She wears the dress of size 6 (US) or 36 (EU). She is 46 years old according to her date of birth in May 1971.

Conclusion:

Idina Menzel who born in Queens or Syosset, known as an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She has done many projects of music, television films and series. By which she is earning a respectable amount of net worth. She married to an actor named Taye Diggs with whom she has a son.

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