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Renée Zellweger

Renee Zellweger
Zellweger at the London premiere for Leatherheads, April 2008
Personal information
Birth nameRenée Kathleen Zellweger
Birth dateApril 25, 1969(age 47)
Place of birthKaty, Texas, U.S
OccupationActress, producer, voice actress
SpouseKenny Chesney (May September, 2005; annulled)

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Renée Kathleen Zellweger (born April 25, 1969) is an American actress and producer. Zellweger first gained widespread attention for her role in the film Jerry Maguire (1996), and subsequently received two nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her roles as Bridget Jones in the comedy Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) (which she reprised in its sequel Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)), and as Roxie Hart in the musical Chicago (2002). She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the drama Cold Mountain (2003).

She has won three Golden Globe Awards and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, was named Hasty Pudding's Woman of the Year in 2009, and established herself as one of the highest-paid Hollywood actresses as of 2007.


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