Rachel Weisz wiki/bio net worth, career, husband, kids.
Rachel Weisz is an English actress and model who has a net worth of $40 million. Weisz has a varied career and has proven her ability to play different roles, from action movies like “The Mummy” to period dramas like “The Favorite” and has received multiple awards for her performances. She has been the recipient of an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award.
Early Life and Education:
Rachel Weisz was born on March 7, 1970, in London, England, to Jewish-Austrian parents. She grew up in a secular household, her father, George Weisz was an inventor, and her mother, Edith Ruth was an educationist. Weisz has a younger sister, Minnie Weisz.
Weisz attended North London Collegiate School, an all-girls school, where she was a star student. She then went on to study English at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where she earned a degree in 1993. During her time at Cambridge, she became involved in the university’s theater scene and performed in several plays. This experience sparked her interest in acting and led to her decision to pursue a career in the field.
After graduating, she spent a year in Italy, where she studied art history and Italian. She also briefly worked as a model before starting her acting career.
Weisz started her acting career in British theater, she made her stage debut in the play “Design for Living” by Noël Coward at the Almeida Theatre in London in This was followed by various other theater roles in London and New York.
She eventually transitioned to film and television and began to gain recognition for her performances in a variety of productions. Her first film role came in Death Machine (1994) where she portrayed Junior Executive.
She subsequently appeared in a number of high-profile Hollywood films, such as “The Mummy” (1999) and its sequel, “The Mummy Returns”(2001); “About a Boy”(2002); “Constantine”(2006); “The Lovely Bones”(2009); “The Bourne Legacy” (2012); and “Oz the Great and Powerful” (2013). Additionally, she starred in critically acclaimed independent films such as “Agora” (2009), “The Deep Blue Sea” (2011), “Denial” (2016), and “The Favourite” (2018), and “The Fountain”(2018).
Weisz has also had a successful stage career. She won the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in the play “A Streetcar Named Desire.” She also appeared in the stage productions of “The Shape of Things” and “Suddenly, Last Summer”
Awards and nominations:
Rachel Weisz is a critically acclaimed actress, and over the course of her career, she has received numerous awards and nominations for her performances. She won an Academy Award, British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), Golden Globe Award, London Film Critics Circle New York Film Critics Circle Award Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “The Constant Gardener” (2006).
In addition to her awards for “The Constant Gardener”, Rachel Weisz won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a supporting role for her portrayal of Sarah Churchill in the movie “The Favorite” (2018) and received a second Academy Award nomination.
In addition to her acting career, Rachel Weisz is also a successful producer. Some of the films she produced include “Disobedience” (2017) which she also starred in, Radiator (2014), and Shape of Things (2003). She also tried her hands as Director in the short drama “The Thief” (2010). As of now, Rachel Weisz has a net worth of $40 Million.
Rachel is currently married to English Actor Daniel Craig, the two had been friends for a long time prior to marriage. The pair tied the knot on June 22, 2011, in a small wedding ceremony in New York City.
Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig are considered one of the most private couples in Hollywood and they have said that they have a “no comment policy” on their relationship. They have been together for over a decade, and they are very protective of their private life, and rarely give interviews about their relationship.
In the years as a married couple, the pair has given birth to a daughter. Their baby girl whose name is not made public was born in August 2018. Rachel has a son Henry Aronofsky (born May 31, 2006) from her previous partner Darren Aronofsky, an American filmmaker and producer.
Rachel and Darren got engaged in 2005 before announcing their split in 2010. The two had been together since 2001 as their dating affair escalated after meeting each other at Almeida Theatre in London when she was playing a role in ‘The Shape of Things’.