How Much Is Idina Menzel Net Worth?

Idina Menzel net worth

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Idina Menzel is an American singer, actress, songwriter with a $16 million net worth. Menzel rose to fame after playing a key role in a super hit Broadway musical show, “Rent”. This was later followed by numerous great acting opportunities both on and off stage.

Idina is popular for voicing Elsa in a superhit animated film “Frozen.” She has also released numerous albums as a musician and singer. 

To know more about Idina Menzel, keep reading this article. 

Early Life:

Idina Menzel was born in Manhattan, New York, on 30th May 1971. When she was three years old, she relocated with her family to New Jersey. Idina had a younger sister, and they grew up in a Jewish household. 

Her parents separated when she was 15, and soon after, she started doing paid singing gigs at bar mitzvahs and weddings. She continued doing this job even after graduating from high school.

Idina completed her post-secondary education in a famous Tisch School of Arts New York University. She got her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, Drama. During this period, she also changed her last name to Menzel, which helped with her stage career.


Menzel started her career by working in theatres. Her big moment came in 1995 when she got selected for the famous musical “Rent.” She made her Off-Broadway debut in 1996, and with the increasing popularity of “rent,” she was relocated to a Broadway venue. Menzel was praised by critics for her role and was nominated as Best Featured Actress for Tony Awards in the Musical.

She released a solo album, “Still I Can’t Be Still,” before she returned back to doing theatrical roles. These stage roles helped Idina in gaining Momentum, and in 2003, she came to her next big accomplishment when she starred in a Broadway musical called “Wicked.” 

The role in this musical got Menzel a Tony Award for Best Leading Actress. She was one of the highest-paid broadway actresses during this time, earning more than $30,000 per week. 

In 2008 she got another role in a musical called “Chess.” Through the next few years, she starred in various plays like “If/Then,” and again, she was nominated for Tony Awards.

In 2008 Idina released her third solo album, “I Stand,” which got into charts for the first time. Menzel conducted a tour on the heels of the success across the United States, Australia, and many other countries.

After the release of her Christmas album, Idina sang for the Super Bowl national anthem in 2015. She later released her fifth album named “Idina.”

Outside music and stage work Idina has received considerable success as a tv and movie actress. She was the first choice for Maureen Johnson in 2005 and got a recurring role in “Glee.”

Idina, in 2013 voiced Elsa in Frozen, the animated movie. This film was a critical and commercial success and one of the greatest Disney movies of the modern era. Frozen earned more than $1.28 billion, which made it the highest-grossing animated movie of that time.

Menzel got a Grammy Award and an Academy Award for her hit song “Let It Go.” Idina later reviewed a role in Frozen II. She also starred in “Beaches in 2017 and “Uncut Gems” in 2019.


Idina first got married to Taye Diggs, an actor she met during “Rent.” They got married in 2003 and gave birth to their first child in 2009. In 2014 the couple got a divorce, and one year later, Idina started dating Aaron Lohr, another actor from Rent. in 2015, they moved in together and got married in 2017.

Real Estate: 

With her then-boyfriend, Idina purchased a house in Encino, California, in 2015. This Mediterranean-style house is spread over three-quarters of an acre and has a living space of 4,700 sq. ft. The house also fits in a spa and pool in the yard, along with offering stunning views of the cities and canyon beyond.