Zooey Deschanel net worth

At present Zooey Deschanel net worth is estimated to be $ 8 million. Majority, of her fortune comes from acting, while some also come from her musical ventures. As till date, Deschanel has done over 20 movies, 12 television shows and has also appeared on numerous music albums.

For her work, the actress has also won two awards including “Mar del Plata International Film Festival (2003)” and “Critics’ Choice Television Award(2012)”. Apart from that, Deschanel has been nominated many times for her work throughout her career.

Zooey Deschanel net worth
Image credit : Cindy Maram
Years active1998–present
SpouseJacob Pechenik (m. 2015)
Weight55 kg
Height1.68 m
Zooey Deschanel net worth$ 8 million
Zooey Deschanel earning$ 125k each episode

Note: The above earning stats are shown in regards to Fox sitcom New Girl, wherein she played the role of Jessica Day.



Born in Los Angeles, on January 17, 1980, Zooey is the daughter Mary Jo Deschanel and Caleb Deschanel. Starting from a young age, she attended music classes to work on her vocals. During her school days, she wanted to pursue a career in music and thus, she later enrolled in “French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts”. Before completing her graduation Deschanel dropped out of college in order to focus on acting and music.

She had her TV debut with the guest appearance on the series “Veronica’s Closet”. Then later she appeared in movies, her first film being Lawrence Kasdan’s 1999 comedy “Mumford”. Over the subsequent years, Zooey Deschanel even worked with numerous artists on different music albums.


Business ventures:

After getting initial success with her Youtube channel “HelloGiggles “, Zooey along with Sophia Rossi and  Molly McAleer, started a website “HelloGiggles.com”. The website performed well with a decent traffic and was thus acquired by Time, Inc. in 2015. This again gave a minor boost to her overall bank balance.