Renee Zellweger Husband, Married, Family, Net Worth

5 feet and 3 inches Renee Zellweger is an  American actress and producer. Who is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards? With $ 60 million net worth she was one of the highest-paid actresses in the world by 2007 and was named Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year in 2009.

Further, the gorgeous had also made her first starring role in Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994). The sizzling Amerian actress is also the winner of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as a loquacious farmer in the American Civil War drama Cold Mountain (2003).

Bio, Age, and wiki of Renee Zellweger

The talented Academy Award-winning American actress and producer was born as  Renée Kathleen Zellweger. Later she got famous by her stage name Renee Zellweger. She celebrates her birthday every year on April 25. In 1969, she had opened her eyes to Katy, Texas, United States of America.

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Caption: Emil Erich Zellweger (father), right, mother Kjellfrid Irene, middle and Renee Zellweger grabs a quick lunch at Kreation Cafe, Santa Monica, California, 2013, December 26.

She is the daughter of Emil Erich Zellweger, a mechanical and electrical engineer and mother, Kjellfrid Irene, a nurse, and midwife. She shares her parents with a brother, Drew Zellweger.

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Caption: Drew Zellweger (brother) and Renee Zellweger at Greenwich International Flim Festival opening, 2017, October 2. (

Belonging to the mixed Swiss, Norwegian, Finnish/Kveeni, Swedish, and possible Sami ethnicity while he holds an American Nationality. While the handsome hunk belongs to a Catholic family. Born with the Taurus zodiac sign while she had celebrated her total 50 birthday to date.

Educational Background of Renee Zellweger

The sizzling American actress and producer were enrolled in Katy High School. During that time she was a cheerleader, gymnast, speech team member, and drama club member.  Further, she had also participated in soccer, basketball, baseball, and football. After completing her school level she was enrolled in the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with a B.A. in English in 1991. During the university, Zellweger took a drama course as an elective, which sparked her interest in acting.

Husband, Wedding, and Boyfriend of Renee Zellweger

In the Hollywood film industry, her name had been added many times with several celebrities. Previously, the sizzling actress was rumored to be dating a handsome bass player Sims Ellison since 1990. The duo dated each other for five years and was considered as the hottest couple in Austin, Texas.

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Caption: Renee Zellweger and Sims Ellison, in their early 1990s. (Credit:

In 1996, June 6, their relationship ended. The 27-year old man faced severe depression which made him take his own life. Sims mother further added on the incidents, she said;

“She was moving to Florida, and he wasn’t. Doctors say that when you’re already mentally ill, there are triggering events – you’re depressed already, and then something terrible happens that makes you more depressed.”

Further, in between 1996-1997, she dated Josh Pate. After break up with Josh, she remained single for about two years.

Renee Zellweger Josh Pate Relationship Dating

Caption: Josh Pate & Renee Zellweger, head towards the premiere of “One True Thing“.(Credit: gettyimages)

Later she went on to meet popular comedy actor Jim Carrey in 1999. Further, the duo was believed to have met while filming the comedy movie Me, Myself, and Irene (2000).  There was also rumored that he had reportedly given Renee a $200,000 “friendship” ring during the time.

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Caption: Jim Carrey and Renee Zellweger during “Man on the Moon” – Hollywood Premiere at Mann Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States. (Credit:gettyimages)

Shockingly, there was also a rumored she used to be secretly in a relationship with Friends star Matthew Perry, but no light ever shined on that news. Later in 2003, she was dating The White Stripes singer Jack White. The pair met on the sets of Cold Mountain (2003) However, the duo remained mum during the entirety of the relationship with only a single public appearance in 2004.

Later in the year 2004, their break up story surfaced. As stated in People, the pair separated their way in September under friendly terms.

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Caption: Jack White and Renee gives the public appearance in 2004, before their breakups. (Credit: Pinterest)

After a year she started dating country singer and musician Kenny Chesney in 2005 at a concert at NBC’s “Concert of Hope”. The duo tied the knot in the same year in the month of May.

Renee Zellweger Married Divorced Relationship

After four months the duo broke up and she filed for an annulment. Reason for separation was disclosed in 2010, at a show of Oprah Winfrey, where Chesney, said,

“I panicked.”

He further adds;

“I look at my life as a box. … So everything that I put in — learn how to play guitar, put that in the box. The friends I made. I put that in the box, and my career grew. That box built grew into this wonderful house… And you protect everything and all the relationships and all the people that helped you build that house,” he told the talk show host. As for his marriage? Chesney admitted “It was out of the box,” explaining, “[Renée’s] a sweet soul, no doubt about it, but I just wasn’t ready…. This is the first time I’ve actually talked about it, but that’s what happened.”

Meanwhile, she was also linked to a few famous names like John Stamos, Dan Abrams, Andres Balazs, and John Krasinski.  From  2009-2011 her name was added with  Limitless star Bradley Cooper; however, their relationship crumbled down eventually.

In 2012, she had started musician, songwriter, and producer Doyle Bramhall II. As of 2019, there is a rumor that the duo had separated.

As of 2019, she seems to be happily enjoying her single life. So far she has not been linked with any of the male stars. So, she is a clean and straight woman.

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