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Zooey Deschanel

After conducting an in-depth search on Zooey Deschanel, we established that she was born in Los Angeles in January 1980. She began her acting career in 1997 and launched her first fashion line in collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger in 2014. Deschanel has two children.


The research is focused on finding information that could give a complete overview of who is Zooey Deschanel from her career beginnings until today. It was necessary to give the historical-personal information of Deschanel, hence, we checked IMDB website to get her biography data. We also visited some websites like Forbes and Daily Mail to know the brand partnerships that the actress has made during her career. We also visited her official social media accounts including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to get an overview of the information the actress publishes on her social media. Information about Deschanel's band, She and Him, was found in an old article on MTV website giving data on how the band was formed. We verified the band’s total discography until today on Spotify and in their official web page. We established the nominations and awards won by Deschanel from the IMDB website.

Zooey Deschanel´s personal background

Zooey Deschanel was born in January 1980 in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. She began her acting career in 1997, playing a role on Veronica's Closet. She was also featured in the movie Mumford in 1999, Casi Famosos in 2000, All the Real Girls in 2003, and in Fox's sitcom New Girl in 2011. Her parents are film industry personalities. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, was nominated for an Academy Award in cinematography, while her mother Mary Jo Deschanel was an actress. Zooey Deschanel was married in 2009 to Benjamin Gibbard and later got divorced in 2012. She remarried in 2015 to Jacob Pechenik. Zooey Deschanel has two children.

Zooey Deschanel´s brand partnership

Zooey Deschanel launched her first fashion line in 2014 in collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger. Zooey Deschanel partnered with the Crocs brand in 2018, as the brand image. She partnered with Capital One's 'The Purpose Project' in 2018/2019. This partnership ensured that Deschanel traveled around the world.

Zooey Deschanel´s band

Zooey Deschanel met M. Ward on the set of the Go-getter movie. The film director requested them to do the end credits song. This led to their creating their debut album named Volume One in 2017. Their band, She and Him, has six albums on Spotify; Volume One, Volume Two, Volume Three, two Christmas albums named Christmas Party and A Very She and Him, and one album named Classics. There are art photos on the band's official website taken specially for the duet. For their last tour in December 2018, the band performed in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Austin Texas.

Zooey Deschanel´s Awards

In 2003, Zooey Deschanel won the best actress category award for the All the Real Girls movie at the Mar del Plata Film Festival. In 2012, Zooey Deschanel won the Critic Choice Television Award in the best actress category for her role on the New Girl comedy. She won in the breakthrough performer category for New Girl at the Gold Derby Awards in 2012. She won the best actress award for her role in the New Girl comedy at the OFTA Awards in 2012. Deschanel won the favorite actress award for her role in the New Girl comedy at the TV Guide Awards in 2012. She was nominated to the Grammy Awards for the Winnie the Pooh song, So Long. Zooey Deschanel was also nominated to the Golden Globe Awards in the years 2012, 2013, and 2014 for the best performance act in the New Girl comedy series. She was the winner of the outstanding actress category in a comedy in 2013, at the Women's Image Network Awards. She received an award for the top television series at the ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards in 2013. Descahnel was featured as number 96 in the Forbes magazine 2014 celebrity list for the third time.

Zooey Deschanel´s social media

Zooey Deschanel uses her Twitter account to post work-related news, including her partnerships with brands like Crocs. She also posts about her band's events, like the event She and Him held on December 2018. She also tweets about her family. Her twitter is linked to her Instagram page. Zooey Deschanel uses her Instagram page to post photographs related to both her personal and public life. Most of the posts show her with her sister at the Oscars and with her band member. Zooey Deschanel's Facebook page contains posts similar to those on her Instagram page. She has also posted some photos about a gym class, and fun complaint about daylight saving time.