Actress, singer, songwriter
Full Name:Idina Kim Mentzel
Bornplace:Queens, New York, United States
Date of Birth:May 30, 1971
Age:46 as of 2017
Height:5 ft 4 in or 163 cm
Weight:55 kg or 121 pounds
Hair Color:Dark Brown
Measurements:35-25-36 in or 89-63.5-91.5 cm
Dress Size:6 (US) or 36 (EU)
Shoe Size:7 (US)
- Father: Stuart Mentzel (Pajama salesman)
- Mother: Helene Mentzel (Therapist)
- Siblings: Cara Mentzel (Younger Sister) (Teacher)
Best Known For:Playing Maureen Johnson in the musical drama film Rent in 2005. The movie received several nominations.
Education:In 1993, Idina graduated from New York University‘s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) in drama.
Idina Menzel Favorites:
- Color: Green (previously), deep purple
- Ice Cream Flavor: Rocky Road (Chocolate)
- Food: Sushi
Do You Know These Facts:
- She has a pet dog named, Sammy Davis Jr. Jr.
- Idina’s name is pronounced as “Ih-DEE-nah men-ZELL”.
- Idina was born in Queens (in New York), but grew up in Syosset (in New York).
- Her parents divorced when she was 15.
- She is good friends with actor Adam Pascal. They have also worked together in Rent.
- Idina uses her last name as “Menzel” rather than “Mentzel” just because both sounds same and people don’t even make mistakes (regarding the pronunciation) now.
- Her single “Let It Go” charted at #17 in U.S.
- Her sister Cara is three years younger than her.
- Visit her official website @ idinamenzel.com
- Connect with Idina on Twitter and Facebook.