Born in Los Angeles, California on January 17, 1980, Zooey Claire Deschanel is an American actress, singer-songwriter and musician. Her film debut was in 1999 in the movie “Mumford”. Howeever, she got her big break in the film “Almost Famous”. Other films she has been casted include “The Good Girl”, “Elf”, “Failure to Launch”, “(500) Days of Summer” and “Yes Man”.
As a musician, Zooey plays the keyboard, banjo, percussion and ukulele. She joined hands with M. Ward in 2006 to release “Volume One”, their debut album. They did “Volume Two” and “Volume Three” as their follow-up albums as well as a Christmas album titled “A Very She $ Him Christmas”. Deschanel is known to sing in the films she’s been involved in.
News of Deschanel’s engagement to musician Ben Gibbard reached the public in December 2008. Ben Gibbard is a lead vocalist in “The Postal Service” and “Death Cab for Cutie”. The two got married almost a year after their engagement, on September 19, 2009. Just after celebrating their 2nd year wedding anniversary, on November 1, 20011, Zooey and her husband announced their separation. She filed for divorce on December 27 the same year. On December 12 2012, their divorce was finalized.
Relationship History (2014 – aged 34):
Current spouse/ partner
Zooey Deschanel is now dating Jamie Linden.
Ben Foster (2000) (rumor)
Matthew Davis 2000-2001
Hunter Burgan 2002-2003
Jason Schwartzman 2003-2005
Ben Gibbard 2008-11
Jamie Linden 2012
Zooey Deschanel has no kids