Renee Zellweger Kathleen was born April 25, 1969 in the small town of Katy, Texas, USA. Rene was the second child in the family and all tried to emulate his older brother Drew. At school she was engaged in athletics, but her athletic dreams did not come true because of an injury that ended her achievements in sports. Then Renee started attending drama club to give us something to entertain themselves - in their city was not even a cinema.
After high school, Renee enters the University of Texas to study journalism, and while studying, unexpectedly, finds pleasure in the classroom drama club, and then seriously interested in theater.
Career Rene began with participation in the semi-professional productions troupes and filming commercials. Not all directors and producers was like her nemodelnaya appearance, inherited from her mother and sporting past, but Renee did not give in continuing to participate in the auditions.
Rene was the real star after the release of the movie "Jerry Maguire" in 1996, where her partner was already known by the time Tom Cruise. Cameron Crowe, who directed this melodrama, chosen for the role of Dorothy Boyd aspiring actress, rejected Vayonu Ryder, Bridget Fonda and Cameron Diaz, to apply for this role.
Five years later, after a few not very successful paintings, Rene was in the movie "Bridget Jones's Diary," which brings Zellweger worldwide popularity and love of hundreds of thousands of spectators, admiring her game and that for this role Rene voluntarily decided to collect as much as 12 pounds!
Three years later, comes the continuing story of Bridget Jones, Renee Zellweger and again gaining those extra pounds to star in this movie. And the year before that, she gets home an Academy Award "Oscar" for supporting actress in a drama "Cold Mountain."
For a charming Renee Zellweger looked after stars such as George Clooney, Bruce Willis and Jim Carrey, but in 2005 she married musician Kenny Chesney marriage which lasted only 4 months.