She is undoubtedly a very familiar face on TV but you have to admit that she is so much more. The actress has gifted us with her stellar performances and now it’s time for us to check her out. So, today it’s all about Zooey Deschanel’s height, weight, and body measurements, but before we get started out on that, here are a few interesting facts about the actress herself.
She was born Zooey Claire Deschanel on January 17, 1980, in Los Angeles, California.
Showbiz might as well be a family business for the Deschanels as her father is a cinematographer and director of Caleb Deschanel, her mother is an actress Mary Jo Deschanel (née Weir and her older sister, Emily Deschanel is also an actress.
When she was in high school she had to sew her own clothes because she had a very tiny allowance and was not allowed to go to the mall until she was 17 years old.
The star’s talents are not only limited to acting, she is also a good singer and songwriter.
Zooey does not look a day over 20, but in reality, the star is 37 years old, talk about the curious case of Zooey Deschanel.
She attended Crossroads preparatory school in Santa Monica, California, the same high school as another famous actress, Kate Hudson, and the actor Jake Gyllenhaal.
As far as dreams and aspirations are concerned, we all had some crazy ones when we were kids, in Zooey’s case, she wanted to grow up to become a princess.
In case you were wondering about the logic behind her name, she was named after the male character in J.D. Salinger’s ‘Franny and Zooey’.
Unlike her ‘New Girl’ character who doesn’t mind the occasional substance abuse Zoe does not drink, smoke, or do drugs… at all. She is just that good an actress.
In reality, she has a very short attention span and easily gets distracted by things around her, she actually has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), so she also cannot maintain eye contact, she’s a bit impulsive too.
Well, let’s end on this note, she actually beat Amanda Bynes for the role of Jess in New Girl.
We almost got carried away there, but here’s a quick save. It is time for us to move on to the topic at hand beginning with Zooey Deschanel’s height.
Zooey Deschanel’s Height
It is quite obvious that Zooey is no Shaq when it comes to her height, but do we really want her to be? What makes the star so cute is her frame and even with her height of 5 feet 6 inches, she is still an inch above the average American female height of 5 feet 5 inches. The truth of the matter is that she actually looks very petite on and perhaps, off-screen.
So it is understandable that people would doubt that she is actually slightly above average, nevertheless, naysayers gonna say nay. Also, you already know that we only stand by listed heights here. In that vein, let’s check out a few other notable celebrities who stand as tall as the star.
Jennifer Lopez, Megan Fox, Jessica Alba, Meryl Streep, and Penelope Cruz all share Zooey Deschanel’s height.
Zooey Deschanel’s Weight
For someone who has had two babies (yes, she is a new mommy) you have to admit that she knows how to keep her weight at bay. Her pre-baby weight was 55 kilograms, so we are just going to roll with that today seeing as we cannot possibly know her weight immediately after the baby.
Nevertheless, Zooey is not one of those ladies who obsesses over her size, for the most of it, she just tries her best to be healthy. She does this by sticking to a diet of vegetables, grains, and proteins. She actually looks like a ‘real woman, as she does not go overboard to satisfy the usual Hollywood stereotypes we see out there every time we switch on our television sets.
Despite the ‘norm’ in her immediate environment, she has managed to keep it real and maintain a good body the good ol’ way.
In addition to Zooey Deschanel’s height and weight, here is a summary of all her body measurements.
Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Weight: 55 kilograms
Body Shape: Hourglass
Body Type: Slim
Breast Size: 34 inches
Waist Size: 24 inches
Hip Size: 35 inches
Feet/ Shoe Size: 8 US, 38-39 EU, 6 UK