Rachel Zegler is an American actress and singer. She was born on May 3, 2001, in Hackensack, New Jersey.
Rachel Zegler gained widespread attention for her role as Maria Vasquez in the 2021 film adaptation of "West Side Story," directed by Steven Spielberg.
Before her breakout role in "West Side Story," Zegler gained recognition for her vocal performances on social media platforms. She was cast in the lead role after responding to an open casting call for the film. The success of "West Side Story" marked a significant milestone in her career.