What Awards Has Renée Zellweger Won?

Renée Zellweger is a talented actor, producer, and writer. Her name has become synonymous with numerous films like “Bridget Jones’s Diary.” What awards has the actor won over the years? We have the details you’ve been searching for.

Renée Zellweger’s life before making it big

Renée Zellweger with her Oscar for Best Actress for 'Judy'
Renée Zellweger with her Oscar for Best Actress for ‘Judy’ | Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images

Zellweger was born in Katy, Texas, on April 25, 1969. Her parents, Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen and Emil Erich Zellweger, married in 1963. Zellweger is of Norwegian and Swiss ancestry, respectively, by her parents. They had another child as well named Drew Zellweger, who was born in 1967. Zellweger went to Katy High School and took part in cheerleading as well as gymnastics and other physical sports.

According to Biography.com, Zellweger became involved in acting in college while at the University of Texas at Austin, where she caught the acting bug. Her first jobs were commercials, but she eventually earned other roles as well.

What roles has Renée Zellweger had?

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Zellweger has been in a number of productions that have made her a household name. She had small roles before landing another small part in the 1993 classic “Dazed and Confused.” She starred in the 1994 movie “Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation” as Jenny beside Matthew McConaughey soon after, according to IMDb. Many other roles would follow such as playing Starlene Cheatham in “Love and a .45” that same year.

Zellweger became even more known as an actor with the 1996 classic “Jerry Maguire” as Dorothy Boyd. From there, many roles followed, including “Me, Myself & Irene” in 2000, “Nurse Betty” that same year, “Bridget Jones’s Diary” in 2001, “Chicago” in 2002, “Cold Mountain” in 2003, “Cinderella Man” in 2005, “Judy” in 2019, as well as other Bridget Jones’ sequels and other roles too.

What awards has Renée Zellweger won?

Zellweger is an award-winning actor with 53 awards and 112 nominations. She’s won two Oscars – one for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in “Cold Mountain” in 2004 and Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for “Judy” in 2020, according to IMDb.

She’s also been the recipient of four Golden Globes – two for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical in “Nurse Betty” in 2001 and “Chicago” in 2003, one for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in “Cold Mountain” in 2004, as well as one for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Drama in “Judy” in 2020.

Zellweger received British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) as well for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for “Cold Mountain” in 2004 and Best Leading Actress in “Judy” in 2020.

Zellweger was given a People’s Choice Award in 2005 for Favorite Leading Lady. She received a Satellite Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Comedy or Musical for “Nurse Betty” in 2001 as well.

But that’s not all. Zellweger also won three Screen Actors Guild Awards – one for Outstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion Picture for “Chicago” in 2003, another for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in “Cold Mountain” in 2004, and another Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role in “Judy” in 2020.

To top it all off, Renée Zellweger has had a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since 2005. These are just a few of the awards she’s received over the years as an actor for more than two decades.