Facts of Idina Menzel
|Full Name||Idina Menzel|
|Birth Name||Idina Kim Mentzel|
|Birth City||New York|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Stuart Mentzel|
|Mother Name||Helene Mentzel|
|No Of Children||1|
|Date of Birth||May 30,1971|
Tony Award-winning American actress Idina Menzel is also a singer and a songwriter. She is popular for playing the character of Shelby Corcoran in the TV series Glee (2010-2013). As a singer, she is best known for voicing Queen Elsa and singing the Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning song Let It Go from the animated movie, Frozen.
Winner of the American Music Awards, Menzel's album Holiday Wishes peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200 in 2014.
What is Idina Menzel's overall Net Worth in 2019?
As of 2019, the American actress cum singer has accumulated a small fortune worth $10 million form her career in movies and TV shows. She also earned pretty well from the sales of her record albums.
Idina Menzel's Career - Movies and Music
The American actress started her career in 1998 when she got the role of Circe in the TV series Hercules. After her debut, she was offered roles in movies Kissing Jessica Stein and Just a Kiss.
Menzel is best known for voicing the character Queen Elsa in the animated movie Frozen, starring Kristen Bell. She reprised the role in Ralph Breaks the Internet where she worked along with Ed O'Neil, Sarah Silverman, and Gal Gadot.
She will also be reprising the role of Queen Elsa in Frozen II which is set to be released on 22 November 2019.
The Tony Award-winning actress is also well known for portraying Shelby Corcoran in the TV series Glee from the year 2010 to 2013.
She has also appeared on the show Late Show with David Letterman, hosted by David Letterman.
As a songwriter, she wrote the song In Your Eyes for Jimmy Walsh in 1992, a song that went on to win the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest. She was paid $75 for her efforts.
Her albums, Still I Can't Be Still (1998), and Here (2004), made an estimated earnings of $18,000 and $2,000 respectively. Her 2008 album, I Stand, sold about 80,000 copies in the U.S. and earned about $80,000. Idina's album of 2014, Holiday Wishes, made about $370,000.
She is best known for songs like Let it Go, Defying Gravity, Brave, and Take Me or Leave Me.
The estimated earnings of Frozen's album soundtrack is calculated to be $7 million.
Idina Menzel: World Tour
She was the headlining act in the Idina Menzel: World Tour which started on 30th May 2015 and concluded on 3rd October 2015. During the course of her tour, she attended 39 venues in North America, 8 in Europe and 6 in Asia. Her performance fee for that concert is still unknown.
Money from Social Media-Instagram and YouTube
The American actress has over 918k followers on her Instagram account @idinamenzel, whose estimated earnings per post ranges between $2,736 - $4,560.
Being a renown singer she has a YouTube channel of her name where she has more than 170k subscribers. The estimated monthly earnings of the channel are $70 - $1.1K and the yearly earnings are estimated to be $843 - $13.5K.
Menzel's weekly salary from the theatrical show Wicked was $30,000 whereas the overall earnings of its cast recording were $2,439,000.
As a theater artist, she is believed to receive $10,000-$20,000 per week. According to Payscale, the average salary of an American actress is $49,923.
Menzel's Abode and Cars
She and her husband Aaron Lohl purchased a 4,708 sq foot home in Encino, California for the price of $2.675 million. The house was built in 1959 and is two-storied with five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms.
Menzel previously resided in Fryman canyon Area, Studio City with her ex-husband Taye Diggs in a 5,000 sq ft home, which was listed at $2.995 million. The house was later sold for $2.55 million.
There is no record of the cars he drives.
She collaborated with Bryan Cranston, Denzel Washington, and Fran Drescher, for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. She also supports other charitable foundations like Elton John AIDS Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer, Los Angeles LGBT Center, Alzheimer's Association, and True Colors Fund. The money he donated to these organizations is still a mystery.
Idina Menzel's Age and Personal Life in brief
She was born as Idina Kim Mentzel on 30th May 1971 in Queens, New York, in the United States. Her father's name is Stuart Mentzel and her mother is Helene Mentzel. They divorced when Idina was 15 years of age.
She is the eldest daughter and has a younger sister named Cara Mentzel. She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is Jewish.
As a child, she studied at Syosset High School. She later attended Tisch School of the Arts of New York University from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama.
The 48-years old actress has been married twice and divorced once. She is currently married to Aaron Lohr with whom she was sighted first in April 2015 while attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.
The couple announced their engagement on 23rd September 2016 and were married on 22nd September 2017.
She was previously married to Taye Diggs whom she met in 1995 during the production of Rent. The pair married on 11th January 2003 and welcomed their son, Walker Nathaniel Diggs on 2nd September 2009.
After being together for almost 10 years the married couple announced their separation in 2013 and were officially divorced on 3rd December 2014.
Height and Weight
She has an average height of 5 feet and 4 inches (163 cm) and her body just about 55 kg (121 lbs). Her body measurements are 35-25-36 inches.
Box Office Collection of Films
The movies she has been cast have had good earnings at the box office. some of them are given below:
|Kissing Jessica Stein||2001||$10 million|
|Ralph Breaks the Internet||2018||$529.3 million|
However, the salary for her contribution has not been disclosed by the actress.