Idina Menzel is an actress and singer-songwriter from the United States of America who has won various awards for her work on theater, in films and music. She gained fame for her performance in the musical “Rent”. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Idina Menzel in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Idina Kim Mentzel was born in New York City in New York, United States, on May 30, 1971. Her father Stuart Mentzel worked as a salesman and her mother Helene Mentzel is known as a therapist. The parents got divorced in 1986 when Idina was around 15 years old.
Idina Menzel was mainly grown and raised in New York City. She graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree in drama from The New York University Tisch School of the Arts after attending the Syosset High School. Idina is also an alumnus of the Circle in the Square Theatre School. She is the older sister of 1 sister, Cara Mentzel.
Idina Menzel has been into marriages, divorce and has a child that we are aware of and that is officially confirmed. She was married for around ten years to the actor, and singer Taye Diggs ending their marriage was a divorce in 2014. Idina and Taye had one son together, his name is Walker Nathaniel Diggs, and he was born in 2009.
Idina Menzel has been married to the actor and singer Aaron Lohr since 2017. They began their relationship in 2015, and they became engaged in around a year.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Idina Menzel worked as a bar mitzvah and wedding singer during her schooling days. She gained a lot of success after her debut work on theater in the musical “Rent” which earned her various awards. Her debut album “Still I Can’t Be Still” didn’t receive much demand until she made her second theater work in “Wicked”. Her latest album is a self-titled one “Idina” which ranked on top charts in the US, UK, Scotland and other countries.
For the awards, Idina Menzel has received around 20 wins and nominations for her work as an actress and singer. The awards she won were for her roles and performances in musicals “Rent”, “Wicked”, “If/Then” and in the anime film “Frozen”. The song she performed in “Frozen” film, “Let It Go”, won the Top Score in a Movie from the Billboard Music Awards.
Idina Menzel latest and recent voice acting roles including animated comedy films titled “Ralph Breaks the Internet” and “Frozen 2” and an action video game named “Kingdom Hearts III”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actress and singer-songwriter Idina Menzel has an estimated net worth of more than $11.5 million. The millions of wealth came from her work on theater, in films and for her music. Idina worked on the Frozen soundtrack album which made over $7 million from copies sales.
Idina Menzel is a very talented personality who began her career in theaters. She now has nearly 30 credits as an actress in films and series including her recent ones, but excluding the theater work, she did. Idina Menzel is now feeling happy while living with her second husband, Aaron Lohr.