Idina Menzel Biography

Idina Menzel is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent, a role which she reprised for the 2005 feature film adaptation of the musical. She received a Tony Award nomination in 1996 for her performance in Rent. In 2004, she won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for originating the role of Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked. Menzel made her return to Broadway in the 2014 musical If/Then, which earned her a nomination for the 2014 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical.

Menzel is also known for her recurring role of Shelby Corcoran, on the Fox musical comedy-drama TV series Glee, the 2007 Disney film Enchanted and as the voice of Elsa the Snow Queen in the 2013 Disney film Frozen, the highest-grossing animated film, in which she sang the Academy Award-winning song "Let It Go". The song peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Menzel is the only competitive Tony Award-winning actress to ever reach the top 10. Holiday Wishes, her first album in six years, reached number 10 on the "Billboard" Hot 200 albums chart. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Idina Menzel
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Voice Actor
Ethnicity:
Jewish people
Date of Birth:
May 30, 1971 (47)
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Marriages
  • 2003-01-11
    "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" actor Taye Diggs (32) weds broadway actress Idina Menzel (31) at Round Hill Hotel and Villas in Montego Bay, Jamaica
Idina Menzel Timeline
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