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Zelda Williams

Zelda Williams is an American actress. Likewise, Zelda Williams is also a director, producer, and writer.

Early Life and Childhood

Zelda Williams was born on November 4, 1986, in New York City, New York, USA. Zelda Rae Williams is her given name and her age is 35 years old.

Her given name, ‘Zelda,’ was inspired by Princess Zelda, the protagonist of her father’s favorite video game, “The Legend of Zelda”.

She was born to an American actor and comedian, Robin McLaurin Williams, and an American film producer and philanthropist, Marsha Garces Williams.

She has an older stepbrother named Zachary Pym “Zak” Williams and a younger brother named Cody Alan Williams from her father’s first marriage.

In 2008, Zelda’s parents divorced. Robin Williams, her father, committed suicide on August 11, 2014, after a long battle with depression.

After her father’s suicide, she was emotionally devastated. Similarly, she holds American nationality and her astrological sign is Leo. On her mother’s side, she is of Filipino and American ancestry.

Personal Life

Zelda Williams is unmarried and single. She enjoys her individual life nowadays. From 2013 to 2016, she was actor Jackson Heywood.

She also dated Colin Donnell romantically before Heywood. Similarly, she has publically admitted herself as bisexual. As an athlete, she describes herself.


In 2014, she won Domani Vision Award in the category of Best Lead Actor (Female) for her work in the film “Never”.

Similarly, she won BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award in the category of Breakthrough Voice Actor of the Year in 2015.

In 2007, She became People magazine’s list of the “100 Most Beautiful People”.

Body Measurements

Zelda Williams is a lovely lady with fair skin. She has an athletic body. She is 1.63 m (5 feet 4 inches) tall and weighs approximately 52 kg (115 lbs.).

Her hair is Dark Brown, and her eyes are Hazel Green. Her body dimensions are 34-23-34 inches. She wears a size 4 dress and a size 8 shoe (US). She wears a 32B bra.

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Caption: Zelda Williams posing for a photo (Source: Architectural Digest)

Career and Professional Life

Zelda Williams began acting when she was five years old. She appeared in the television movies In Search of Dr. Seuss (1994) and Nine Months (1995).

She co-starred in the 2004 film “House of D” with her father, Robin Williams, and actor Anton Yelchin as Melissa Loggia.

After a four-year hiatus, she made a comeback in 2008 with the film “Were the World Mine.” She played Frankie in the film. She appeared in the independent feature film “Don’t Look Up” in 2009.

Similarly, she appeared in two short films the following year, “See You on the Other Side” and “Jezuz Loves Chaztity”.

She also appeared in the horror film “Detention” the same year. In 2011, she appeared in a short film titled “Stupid Questions”.

Zelda and her father, Robin Williams, were featured in a commercial for the video game “The Legend of Zelda” in 2011. She’s also appeared in music videos for “You Make Me Feel” and “But My Love”.

In 2012, she starred in “The Frankenstein Brothers,” an independent romantic comedy film, and “Noobz,” a comedy film.

Likewise, she also appeared in the first four episodes of the “Checked Out” series that same year.

Then she played Caitlin in two episodes of the TV show “Teen Wolf”. In the 2014 film “Never,” she played Nikki, her first lead role.

She began voice acting for the animated series “The Legend of Korra” the same year, as the voice of one of the main characters named Kuvira.

She also appeared as Mona Lisa in the animated TV series “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” in 2015.

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Caption: Zelda Williams during the film scene Source: Yahoo Finance


In 2016, she played one of the main characters, ‘Drew Reeves,’ in the American supernatural horror television series “Dead of Summer”.

Moreover, she also starred as one of the main characters in the TV movie “Girl in the Box,” which was based on a true story.

She appeared as a guest star in two crime drama series in 2017, “Stitchers” and “Criminal Minds”.

She also starred with Conor Leslie, Paulina Singer, Frances Fisher, and Jake Abel in the short comedy-drama “Shrimp,” in 2018. Furthermore, she also appeared on a TV show episode “Dark/Web” in 2019.

She also appeared in a romantic theater and satirical TV “Jane the Virgin” episode “Chapter 8y-Seven”. In 2019, she has spoken for the 2D animated TV show Rise of the Mutant Teenager Ninja Turtles’.

Zelda Williams – Net Worth 2023

Zelda has quite good earnings from her professional career as an actress and voice artist. She earned her net worth by working on several TV series and movies.

Her net worth is around $20 million. There is no information about her salary.

Zelda Williams – Social Media

Similarly, she is active on social media including Twitter and Instagram. She has gained more than 402.5k followers on Twitter under the username @zeldawilliams.

Besides, she has gained more than 263k followers on Instagram under the username @zeldawilliams.