Rachel Weisz is a British actress best known for her stage debut in the 1994 revival of Noel Coward’s play Design for Living.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Rachel Weisz was born in 1970 to George and Edith Ruth Weisz. Her birthplace is Westminster in London, and she grew up in the Hampstead Garden Suburb.
Her father is a mechanical engineer from Hungary, while her mother is a teacher-turned-psychotherapist from Vienna, Austria. Prior to the outbreak of World War II, the actress’s parents left for the United Kingdom in 1938 to free the Nazis.
Furthermore, Scholar Rev. James Parkes assisted her mother and her mother’s family in fleeing Austria for England.
The actress completed her education at Trinity Hall in Cambridge, where she earned second-class honors, and an upper-division (2:1) Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
She worked with Alexander Armstrong, Sacha Baron Cohen, Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins, Richard Osman, and Ben Miller during her university years.
Rachel Weisz’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Rachel Weisz was born on March 7, 1970, and will be 52 years old on July 6, 2022. Her height is 1.68 m and she weighs 58 kg.
Rachel Weisz’s Profession & Career
Rachel Weisz began her career in 1992 when she appeared in the television film Advocates II. This was followed by characters from the Inspector Morse episode “Twilight of the Gods,” as well as the BBC’s steamy period drama Scarlet and Black, starring Ewan McGregor.
“Dirty Something,” a one-hour BBC Screen Two film created in 1992, was noted as her debut performance as Becca.
In the year 1999, she starred as Greta in the historical film Sunshine. In the same year, her global breakthrough came with the 1999 adventure film The Mummy, in which she played the female lead alongside Brendan Fraser.
In 2004, she co-starred in the comedy Envy alongside Jack Black, Ben Stiller, and Christopher Walken. That movie bombed at the box office. In addition, in 2006, she appeared in the romantic drama The Fountain.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, her performance as Queen Isabel was “less convincing” when compared to the other roles. In the same year, she was cast as Saphira, the dragon in the fantasy film Eragon, and she turned down an offer to appear in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor due to script issues.
Awards and Achievements:
Rachel Weisz has received one Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as well as a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Tessa Quayle in “The Constant Gardener.” She received the BAFTA Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year as well.
Rachel Weisz’s Salary and Net Worth
Rachel Weisz’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million as of July 2022. She makes her living as both an actress and a model.
|Celebrated Name||Rachel Weisz|
|Real Name||Rachel Hannah Weisz|
|Age||52 years old|
|Birth Date||7 March 1970|
|Birth Place||Westminster, London, United Kingdom|
|Husband||Daniel Craig (m. 2011)|
|Children||Yes (Henry Aronofsky)|
|Net Worth||$40 million|