Rachel Brosnahan is an American actress known for appearing as aspiring stand-up comedian Miriam Midge Maisel in Prime Video’s period comedy series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2018 & two consecutive Golden Globe Award for Best Actress-Television Series Musical or Comedy.

Rachel received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and played a lead role in the WGN drama series Manhattan. She made her film debut in the horror film The Unborn and has subsequently appeared in films including Beautiful Creatures, Louder Than Bombs, The Finest Hours and Patriots Day.

Birth Name

Rachel Elizabeth Brosnahan

Nickname

Rachel

Profession

Actress

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Rachel Brosnahan was born on the 12th of July 1990, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

Age

She’s currently 29 years old.

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Ethnicity

White

She has British ancestry on her mother’s side and has Irish ancestry on her father’s side.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Rachel attended Wayne Thomas Elementary School and then Northwood Junior High School. Rachel then joined Highland Park High School in Illinois. Rachel attended the Wilmette’s Actors Training Center in Illinois and graduated (2008). Rachel graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (2012).

Family Details

  • Father – Earl Brosnahan
  • Mother – Carol Brosnahan
  • Siblings – Lydia Brosnahan (Younger Sisiter) and she has a younger brother.

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Rachel Brosnahan has dated –

  • Michael Zegen (2017) – In 2017, Rachel was reportedly linked with her co-star Michael Zegen. The source of these rumors was the relationship that the couple shared on the show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

  • Jason Ralph (2018-Present) – In 2018, Rachel briefly dated actor Jason Ralph. The two met while shooting for a TV series and were later spotted at events together. It was reported in 2018 that Brosnahan had recently married actor Jason Ralph but she later revealed in January 2019 that they had been married for years before their relationship became public. She also thanked Jason during her acceptance speech at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards ceremony.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 3½ inches
  • In centimeters – 161 cm
  • In meters – 1.61 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-25-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32E

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Rachel is most known for appearing as aspiring stand-up comedian Miriam Midge Maisel in Prime Video’s period comedy series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (2018).

Rachel made her popular film debut in the horror film The Unborn and has subsequently appeared in films including Beautiful Creatures, Louder Than Bombs, The Finest Hours and Patriots Day.

Film Debut

In 2009, Rachel made her theatrical film debut in the horror drama film, The Unborn as Lisa directed by David S. Goyer.

Television Debut

In 2010, Rachel made her first television show appearance on the American medical drama television series, Mercy as Samantha.

Brand Endorsements

Rachel has done endorsement work for a brands such as Nora Leigh Designs.

Awards & Nominations

Year Association Category Work Result
2015 Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series House of Cards Nominated
Online Film & Television Association Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Nominated
2018 Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Comedy Series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Won
Golden Globe Awards Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy Won
Critics’ Choice Awards Best Television Comedy Series Actress Won
Television Critics Association Individual Achievement in Comedy Won
Gold Derby Television Awards Best Comedy Actress Won
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Won
2019 Online Film & Television Association Best Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
Golden Globe Awards Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy Won
Critics’ Choice Awards Best Television Comedy Series Actress Won
Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Won
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Won
Gold Derby Television Awards Best Comedy Actress Nominated
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Nominated
2020 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy Nominated
Critics’ Choice Awards Best Television Comedy Series Actress Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Won

Rachel Brosnahan Favorites

  • Favorite Actress – Joan River
  • Favorite Movie – Harry Potter & A Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Favorite Salad – Mix of greens with red pepper, corn, red onion and quinoa with a creamy balsamic dressing
  • Favorite Smoothie – Spinach and Kale with Pineapple, Blackberries, Mango, Banana
  • Favorite Cities & Their Restaurants – Maenam, Fable (Vancouver); Artichoke Pizza, Panna II, Spring, Nobu (New York) and La Boca, Maria’s (Santa Fe)
  • Favorite Ketchup – Sir Kensington’s

Rachel Brosnahan Net worth

Rachel Brosnahan has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Rachel Brosnahan

  • Rachel was a part of the musical groups while in her junior high and high school days.
  • Rachel won some awards like Golden Globe Awards, Critics Choice Awards & Screen Actors Guild Awards.
  • Rachel has two dogs named Nikki and Winston.
  • Rachel has been featured on the covers of magazines including Variety, Modern Luxury, InStyle, The Hollywood Reporter and The Wrap.
  • In 2013, she starred in the critically acclaimed Netflix political drama, House of Cards with Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.
  • In 2014, Rachel received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and played a lead role in the WGN drama series, Manhattan.
  • In 2016, she played Desdemona in Othello at New York Theatre Workshop opposite David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig.
  • In 2016, Rachel appeared in Woody Allen’s Amazon series, Crisis in Six Scenes with Allen, Elaine May and Miley Cyrus.
  • 2017, she has appeared as the title character in the Amazon period comedy series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
  • In 2018, Rachel won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on the comedy-drama series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
  • In January 2020, Rachel will appear in the upcoming drama film, Ironbark alongside Benedict Cumberbatch. The film is set to be released.
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