Idina Menzel Age, Net Worth, Husband, Family, Height and Biography

idina menzel
Net Worth $20 Million
Name Idina Menzel
Date of Birth 30 May 1971
Age 52 Years Old
Gender Female

Idina Menzel Net Worth

$20 Million

Idina Menzel popularly known as Idina Kim Menzel is an American actress, singer and songwriter. As of 2024, Idina Menzel’s net worth is $20 million.

Menzel is famous for her mezzo-soprano voice and her signature technique, the belting singing technique. She achieved success both on-stage as well on-screen and is also among the most distinguished Broadway performers of her generation.

Idina made her Broadway debut as Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent, which helped her achieve a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.

Idina Menzel is known as the voice of Elsa in Disney’s 3D computer-animated musical films Frozen (2013). She is prominently remembered as the singer of the Grammy Award-winning song “Let It Go” in Frozen and Frozen II.

Idina Menzel Wiki/Biography

Born on 30 May 1971, Idina Menzel’s age is 52 Years Old as of 2024. Idina Kim Mentzel was born in Manhattan, New York City to Jewish parents though her grandparents emigrated from Russia.

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Idina Menzel Childhood Pic

She started her schooling at J. Irving Baylis Elementary School in Plainview, New York, and then went to Syosset’s H.B. Thompson Middle School and finally attended Syosset High School.

Menzel started working as soon as her parents were divorced as a wedding and bar mitzvah singer while she was only 15 years old. She continued her working career along with continuing with her studies at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, from where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama in 1992.

Name Idina Menzel
Full Name Idina Kim Menzel
Net Worth $20 Million
Date of Birth 30 May 1971
Age 52 Years Old
Birth Place Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Currently Live In Manhattan
Profession Actress, Singer and Songwriter
Debut TV Series: Hercules: The Animated Series (1998)
Video Games: Disney Infinity (2013)
Film: Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
Years Active 1995 – Present
Famous Role Maureen Johnson in Film Rent (2005)
Nationality American and British
Religion Jewish
Ethnicity Russian and Polish Descent
Hometown Manhattan, New York
Zodiac Sign Gemini
School/High School J. Irving Baylis Elementary School in Plainview, New York, Syosset’s H.B. Thompson Middle School and Syosset High School
College/University New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Husband & Relationships

Idina Menzel’s Parents are Stuart and Helene Goldberg Mentzel. her father’s name is Stuart Mentzel.

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Idina Menzel with her Father

Her mother’s name is Helene Goldberg Mentzel. Her father was a pajama salesman and her mother, a therapist.

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Idina Menzel with her Mother

She has one younger sister named Cara Mentzel.

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Idina Menzel with her Sister

Idina Menzel’s marital status is married. She was first married to Taye Diggs, whom she met while the production of Rent was going on in 1995, where Diggs was playing the character of Benjamin Coffin III, the landlord.

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Idina Menzel with her Ex Husband (Taye Diggs)

Menzel later married him in January 2003. She also became a mother when she gave birth to her first son in 2009. Her son’s name is Walker Nathaniel Diggs.

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Idina Menzel with her Son

However, Diggs and Menzel were separated after 10 years of their marriage in late 2013.

Menzel again fell for the American actor and singer, Aaron Lohr. They bought a home together in Encino, Los Angeles, California, and were eventually engaged in September 2016 and married in the month of September in the following year. She is currently enjoying a married life with Lohr.

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Idina Menzel with her Husband
Father Name Stuart Mentzel
Mother Name Helene Goldberg Mentzel
Brother Name
Sister Name Cara Mentzel
Boyfriend Aaron Lohr
Taye Diggs (Ex)
Marital Status Married
Husband Aaron Lohr
Taye Diggs (Ex)
Children Walker Nathaniel Diggs (Son)

Physical Appearance

Idina Menzel has a charming face and a smart figure. Menzel has a very fair skin tone with dark brown hair. Her eye color is black.

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Menzel weighs 55 kgs (121.25 lbs). Her body measurements are 34-30-34 (B-H-W).

Height (approx) in centimeters: 182 cm
in meters: 1.82 m
in feet inches: 6’ 0”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 55 kg
in pounds: 121 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Dark Brown


Idina Menzel auditioned for Rent in 1995. After getting selected for Rent, it became Idina’s first professional theatre job, which later helped her in her Broadway debut. Idina was cast as Maureen Johnson in the original cast of the musical for which she received a Tony nomination as Best Featured Actress in a Musical.

After her successful debut with Rent, Menzel released her first solo album on Hollywood Records, Still, I Can’t Be Still. She then chooses the ole of Dorothy in Summer of ‘42, cast as Sheila in the New York City Center Encore! And later as Amneris in Aida.

She was also cast as Kate in the Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2000 Off-Broadway production of Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party. The pre-Broadway run of Rent and The Vagina Monologues were some other Off-Broadway credits where she was cast.

Her other Off-Broadway credits include the pre-Broadway run of Rent and The Vagina Monologues.

Menzel next starred with Kristin Chenoweth on Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman’s musical production, Wicked. The musical opened incredibly well shortly after a San Francisco try-out where Menzel’s performance garnered rave reviews and critical appreciation. She also went on to win the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical in 2004.

Besides, the character Menzel played also gathered a huge fan base, mostly of young girls. Her performance was also aired by The Original Broadway Cast (OBC) recording. However, she witnessed a tragic accident at her penultimate performance, when she had a fall through the trap door uring the melting scene of the show and resulted in cracking the lower rib on January 8, 2005.

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Though she couldn’t attend the final show due to her physical condition, she still managed to make a special appearance in a red tracksuit and performed the last song, receiving a five-minute-long standing ovation due to the same. Menzel had eventually been replaced as Elphaba standby Shoshana Bean.

Her performance was so good that the readers of voted Menzel as their favorite Elphaba performer out of the eleven actresses who played the same character during the survey on Broadway.

After Wicked, Menzel saw herself cast in Michael John LaChiusa-penned musical, See What I Wanna See, a production by Public Theater. She received the nominations for the Drama Desk Award and Drama League Award for the same.

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