Rachel Weisz rose to fame for portraying righteous and smart characters, such as activist Tessa Quayle in the political thriller The Constant Gardener in 2005.

Picture of English actress, Rachel Weisz
Caption: Picture of English actress, Rachel Weisz (Photo: wikimedia)

Parents of Rachel Weisz

In Westminster, London, she was born on 7 March 1970 but grew up in Hampstead Garden Suburb. She is the daughter of parents George Weisz, and Edith Ruth Weisz. Her dad George, a Hungarian-Jewish mechanical engineer, and mom Edith, a teacher-turned-psychotherapist originally from Vienna, Austria. Before World War II began, in 1938, her parents fled in order to escape the Nazis as children and immigrated to the United Kingdom. Also, she has a younger siblings sister Minnie Weisz, a visual artist. 

After leaving North London Collegiate School, she joined Benenden School for one year, completing A-levels at St Paul's Girls School. She attended Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and read English. Rachel graduated with upper second-class honors. Having British nationality, Weisz is of mixed ethnicity. 


At the age of 14, she started modeling. At the beginning of her acting career, Rachel largely performed on stage and in several British television shows. Weisz had booked her first movie role in "Death Machine" in 1994 but played a minor part. In the year 1996, her first major role came in the film Chain Reaction. She subsequently continued her acting career with parts in films like "Chain Reaction" and "Stealing Beauty," and earned her the reputation of being a so-called "English Rose." Weisz truly broke through with a central role in the film "The Mummy" after a few more film roles. She reprised her role in "The Mummy Returns" in 2001 and even more financially successful than the original film.

Rachel Weisz posing for the picture
Caption: Rachel Weisz posing for the picture (Photo: britannica)

Rachel went on to play prominent parts in blockbusters including "Beautiful Creatures," "Enemy at the Gates," "About a Boy," "The Runaway Jury," and "The Shape of Things." After a few more significant cinema roles, Rachel's performance in "The Constant Gardener" had a significant influence. Her performance in the film won her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2006. Also, she appeared in "The Fountain." She garnered a lot of praise in 2009 for her performance in the theater production of "A Streetcar Named Desire." Rachel began to venture more towards independent films and stage work from the 2010s onward. Weisz's films include "The Whistleblower" and "The Deep . Blue Sea." Also, she found time to appear in major films like "The Bourne Legacy." 

Rachel Weisz posing for the picture
Caption: Rachel Weisz posing for the picture (Photo: guim)

Her most prominent movies began to emerge in the middle of the decade, including "The Lobster" and "The Favourite." Later, her performance earned a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress as well. She began her own production company called LC6 Productions towards the end of the 2010s. In the year 2017, her company released the film "Disobedience". Then she linked to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2019 and rumored to have a role in the film "Black Widow."

What is Rachel Weisz's Net Worth?

As per reports, Rachel Weisz's estimated net worth at around $40 Million. Working as an actress, she earned a hefty sum of money and earned more than her average salary. She and Craig paid $6.75 million for the house in Cobble Hill. 

Rachel Weisz coming out of the car
Caption: Rachel Weisz coming out of the car (Photo: Daily Mail)

They had sold a property in East Village for $6 million in the year 2019. Therefore, Weisz has been living a lavish life with her family. 

Who is Rachel Weisz Husband?

Rachel Weisz has been happily married to Daniel Craig. Her husband Craig gained international fame by playing the fictional secret agent James Bond. She and Craig had been friends for many years and worked together on the film Dream House. Later, they started dating in December 2010 and kept their affairs private.

Rachel Weisz with her husband Daniel Craig
Caption: Rachel Weisz with her husband Daniel Craig (Photo: people)

Eventually, they got married on June 22, 2011, in a private New York ceremony, with only four guests. On April 20, 2018, she revealed expecting her first child with Daniel. Eventually, the married couple became parents of a daughter Grace Craig, born in September 2018. 

Does Rachel Weisz Have Another Child?

Yes, Rachel Weisz has another child from her previous relationship. She started dating American filmmaker and producer Darren Aronofsky, in the summer of 2001. The duo met backstage at London's Almeida Theatre. Also, the couple got engaged in the year 2005. 

Rachel Weisz with her son Henry
Caption: Rachel Weisz with her son Henry (Photo: closerweekly)

Out of their romantic relationship, they became parents of a son Henry Aronofsky born in 2006. Rachel and Darren announced that they had been apart for months in November 2010. Likewise, they remained close friends but committed to bringing up their son together in New York.

Rachel Weisz Height

Rachel Weisz has a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.7 m tall. While her body weighs around 57 kg. Likewise, Weisz has dark brown eyes color with black color hair.