Rachel Weisz Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Movies, Net Worth & Career

Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz

Rachel Weisz Wiki Biography:- Rachel Hannah Weisz commonly known as Rachel Weisz is a British-American actress who was born on March 7, 1970, in the United Kingdom. Rachel began her career with modeling at the age of 14.

She initially debuted on television in the film ‘Advocates II’ in 1992 and subsequently went on to feature in episodes of ‘Inspector Morse and BBC’s ‘Scarlet and Black’.

Rachel Weisz has won many awards including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a British Academy Film Award. In Trinity Hall at Cambridge University, where Rachel Weisz co-founded Cambridge Talking Tongues, she began her acting career.

During the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by The Guardian, the ensemble received the Student Drama Award for the improvised work Slight Possession.


Real Name Rachel Hannah Weisz
Nick Name Rachel Weisz
Date Of Birth 7 March 1970
Birth Place United Kingdom
Religion Judaism
Horoscope Pisces
Nationality United Kingdom, American-2011
Career Start 1990
Profession Actress (British, Hollywood)
Education Qualification Graduation
School North London Collegiate School, London
College / University Trinity Hall, Cambridge, London
Rachel Weisz Wiki Biography


  • In 1994, Rachel Weisz made her cinematic debut by appearing in ‘Death Machine’. Her first big movie role was in 1996’s ‘Chain Reaction, in which she appeared with Keanu Reeves and Morgan Freeman.
  • After this, she gained fame and earned significant parts in films like ‘Swept from the Sea’, ‘I desire you’, ‘My Summer with Des’, and others.
  • Rachel Weisz made news after refusing an opportunity to work with Richard Gere in ‘King David’.
  • Rachel Weisz made a breakthrough with her portrayal as Evelyn Carnahan, an English Egyptologist in ‘The Mummy’ alongside Brendan Fraser. The picture debuted to great success at the box office but did not please the reviewers.
  • In 2003, Rachel Weisz portrayed Marlee in the film version of John Grisham’s legal thriller book ‘The Runaway Jury’, in which she appeared alongside Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman, and John Cusack.
  • Rachel Weisz was also featured in Constantine together with Keanu Reeves in 2005.
  • In 2005, Rachel Weisz featured in an adaptation of John le Carre’s thriller ‘The Constant Gardener’, portraying the character of an activist. The film garnered great critical acclaim and Rachel was lauded for her performance. She also received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award for the same.
  • In the 2006 fantasy film Eragon, she also provided her voice as Saphira the dragon.
  • Rachel Weisz featured in 2010 in ‘The Whistleblower’ and Rachel Weisz was appreciated for her strong performance. The film was based on a real history of the trafficking of human beings.
  • In 2012, Rachel Weisz also featured in the action thriller film “The Bourne Legacy” based on the novel series of Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne.
  • Rachel Weisz recently starred along with Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender in the 2016 film, ‘The Light Between Oceans.’
  • She also appeared in Marvel’s Black Widow movie and portrayed the role of Melina Vostokoff.
Rachel Weisz In Black Widow As Melina Vostokoff

Important Works

  • Rachel co-founded a ‘Cambridge Talking Tongues’ theatre troupe. She then won many prizes and wrote and performed in plays.
  • She is the patron of ‘X Appeal,’ the Royal College of Radiologists’ official charity.
  • She was also was elected 63rd in FM 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2009. Rachel Weisz was rated 44th on the World List for Glamor Magazine’s Most Glamorous Women.

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Awards & Acquisitions

  • In 1999, Rachel Weisz earned nominations for her work in ‘The Mummy’ alongside Brendan Fraser as the best actress of the Saturn Awards and the Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. Rachel Weisz was nominated for her performance in Sunshine for the Best Supporting Actress at the Genie Awards the same year.
  • In 2001 Rachel Weisz was nominated for the Empire Awards because of her performance as the best British actress in The Mummy Returns.
  • Rachel Weisz has received many awards with her portrayal at ‘The Constant Gardener.’ Rachel Weisz was nominated in 2005 and 2006 for many accolades, including the Critic’s Choice Movie Award and the BAFTA Award.
  • Rachel Weisz was awarded the UK Independent Film Award, the Golden Globe Award, the Academy Awards, the Screen Actor Guild Award, the Circle Film Award of London Critics, and many more for ‘The Constant Gardener.’
  • In 2012, Rachel Weisz was named for the ‘Whistleblower,’ the Genie Awards, and the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award by a starring actress and Best Actress in the Canadian Film.
  • The same year Rachel Weisz received the New York Film Critics’ Circle Award for her work in The Deep Blue Sea in the Best Actress category.
  • Rachel Weisz was nominated for the 2015 European Film Awards for her film ‘Youth.’

Personal Life and Heritage

  • In 2001, when Rachel Weisz had a part in ‘The Shape of Things, Rachel met Darren Aronofsky, an American director, and producer at the Almeida Theater in London. Rachel Weisz started dating the same year, and a year later Rachel relocated with Darren to New York.
  • The pair took part in 2005. Rachel bore Henry Chance Aronofsky’s baby in New York City in 2006.
  • In 2010, the pair revealed they had been strangers for months but remained friends and raises their kid in New York.
  • In December 2010, James Bond actor Daniel Craig started to meet Rachel Weisz. They married in a private ceremony in New York on June 22, 2011. There were just four visitors on the guest list, including Rachel Weisz’s son Henry and Daniel Craig’s daughter Ella Craig.
  • In 2011, Rachel became an American citizen.

Rachel Weisz’s Age, Height, Weight

She is 52 years old. Her height is 5 feet 7 inches and her weight is 57 Kgs. Rachel’s eye and hair colors are Dark Brown and Light Brown respectively. Her body measurements are 37-24-35.

Rachel Weisz’s Age, Height, Weight
Height In Centimetres:- 170 cm
In Meters:- 1.70 m
In Feet Inches:- 5’7’’
Weight 57kg
Body Measurement 37-24-35
Chest Size 37 inches
Waist Size 24 inches
Hips Size 35 inches
Eye Colour Hazel
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Rachel Weisz Family

She was born on March 7, 1970, in the United Kingdom. Her mother’s name is Edith Ruth Weisz who was a Teacher, Psychotherapist and her father’s name is George Weisz who was a Mechanical Engineer. Rachel Weisz has 2 Sons. The name of her sister is Minnie Weisz who is a Visual Artist.

Father George Weisz (Mechanical Engineer)
Mother Edith Ruth Weisz (Teacher, Psychotherapist)
Brothers None
Sisters Minnie Weisz (Visual Artist)
Marital Status Married (22 June 2011)
Husband Darren Aronofsky (Engaged, Filmmaker, 2005-2010)
Daniel Craig (2011-Present)
Daughters Not Known
Sons Henry Aronofsky (Darren Aronofsky)
Uncle Not Known
Aunties Not Known
Grandfather Not Known
Grandmother Not Known
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Married Life & Boyfriend

Rachel Weisz is married. There is not much information about Rachel Weisz’s relationship status but as per internet sources. Rachel Weisz previously dated Ben Miller.

Marital Status Married (22 June 2011)
Husband Darren Aronofsky (Engaged, Filmmaker, 2005-2010)
Daniel Craig (2011-Present)
Boyfriends/ Affairs Ben Miller (1991-1993)
Dominic Anciano (1993-1996)
Alessandro Nivola (1997)
Neil Morrissey (1998-2000)
Sam Mendes (2000-2001)
Darren Aronofsky (2001-2010)
Daniel Craig (2011-Present)

Some Interesting Facts about Rachel Weisz

  • She has Eastern European parents; her father is of Hungarian origin and her mother is an Austrian-born psychotherapist.
  • Rachel was awarded the London Critics’ Circle Award for the most promising newcomer in 1994.
  • Weisz was not in the third chapter of the Mummy series since both she had planning problems and a newborn child
  • She got 2010 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress for her performance in the A Streetcar Revival as Blanche DuBois
  • She also signed in October 2010 as L’Oréal Paris Speaker

Social Media

Rachel is not much active on social media and hence there are not any official accounts of her on any social media platform. There are a few fan accounts of Rachel which are run and managed by her fans.

Twitter Fan Account @rachelweisznews
Facebook Fan Page Rachel Weisz
Instagram Fan Account @rachelweisz1

Rachel Weisz’s Net Worth

Rachel Weisz has a net worth of around $30 million and the major source of her income is from TV shows, movies, and Brand Endorsement.

Net Worth USD 30 million
Earnings in 2020 Not Known
Income Source TV shows, movies, and Brand Endorsement
Salary Not Known
Cars Not Known
Houses Not Known
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Hobbies, Interests

Rachel likes Reading. She also likes dancing and her favorite food is Chicken.

Hobbies Reading
Food Chicken
Music Not Known
Favorite Actress Meryl Streep
Favorite Musician Beethoven
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Pet Not Known
Favorite Author Not Known
Favorite Sport Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known
Sexual Orientation Straight

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Written by Leena Wadia

Linguist-translator by education. I have been working in the field of advertising journalism for over 9 years.


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