Jennifer Lee Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluniyi Akande
Feb 08, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on Dec 04, 2023
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About Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Michelle Lee is an acclaimed American filmmaker and the chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios. She is popular as the writer and co-director of the blockbuster animated film 'Frozen' (2013) and its sequel 'Frozen II' (2019).

Her work on 'Frozen' earned her an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, making her the first female director of a Walt Disney Animation Studios feature film and the first female director of a feature film to make over $1 billion in gross box office revenue.

Lee's career at Disney Animation began as co-writer of the Oscar-nominated 'Wreck-It Ralph'. She also wrote the screenplay for Disney's 2018 release 'A Wrinkle In Time'. For her work on 'Frozen', Lee received numerous awards including a Critics Choice Award, a Golden Globe, and a BAFTA Award.

In addition to her work in film, Lee has been nominated for the Best Book Of A Musical award at the Tony Awards for her work on the musical, 'Frozen'.

Jennifer Lee: Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jennifer Lee’s net worth?

Jennifer Lee's net worth is estimated to be around $12 million as of 2023.

How much does Jennifer Lee earn per year?

Exact details of Jennifer Lee's annual earnings are not available as of 2023.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jennifer Lee?

Jennifer Lee is 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) tall.

How old is Jennifer Lee?

Jennifer Michelle Lee was born on October 22, 1971. As of November 2023, she is 52 years old.

Childhood And Education

Jennifer Lee was born Jennifer Michelle Rebecchi in Barrington, Rhode Island. She spent her childhood in East Providence, Rhode Island, after her parents, Linda Lee and Saverio Rebecchi, got divorced. She has an older sister named Amy Rebecchi, who became an English teacher. Both Jennifer and Amy graduated from East Providence High School and the University of New Hampshire.

Jennifer earned a bachelor's degree in English in 1992 and later pursued a career as a graphic artist in publishing, designing audiobooks for Random House in New York City. In 2005, she graduated from Columbia University School of the Arts' Film Program with an MFA in film. While at Columbia, she won several awards for excellence in screenwriting. She started using her mother's maiden name, Lee, professionally and legally changed her last name from Rebecchi to Lee in January 1995.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jennifer Lee’s partner?

Jennifer Lee is married to actor Alfred Molina. The couple tied the knot in August 2021; they had been in a relationship since 2019. Jennifer Lee was previously married to Robert Joseph Monn, with whom she has a daughter, Agatha Lee Monn.

Agatha Lee Monn voiced pre-teen Anna in the Disney film 'Frozen'. Specifically, she provided the voice for the middle verse of the song, 'Do You Want To Build A Snowman?'

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Jennifer Lee is an acclaimed American filmmaker who worked extensively with Chris Buck, co-directing and co-writing the blockbuster Disney films 'Frozen' and 'Frozen II'. She made history as the first woman to direct an animated feature film at Walt Disney Animation Studios with 'Frozen', and her work on the film earned her numerous awards.

In addition to her work on notable projects such as 'Wreck-It Ralph' and Disney's 2018 live-action adaptation of 'A Wrinkle In Time', she contributed to the story of 'Zootopia'. In 2018, Jennifer Lee took over as Disney Animation’s chief creative officer. Under her leadership, the studio has developed several new projects, including the highly anticipated film 'Wish'.

What awards has Jennifer Lee won?

Jennifer Lee has received numerous awards for her work in the film industry. She won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature for 'Frozen'. She also won a BAFTA Award and an Annie Award and has been nominated for two more Annie Awards, as well as one more BAFTA Award.

She has also received a Humanitas Prize for 'Frozen II'. She was nominated for a Saturn Award by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, for Best Writing for 'Frozen'. She was also nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Short Form Animated Program for 'Once Upon A Snowman'.

Furthermore, for excellence in screenwriting during her time at Columbia University, she received the William Goldman Award. Her first feature-length script, 'Hinged On Stars', won the Columbia University Film Festival.

Jennifer Lee Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Jennifer Michelle Rebecchi

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168 cm


Film director, Producer, Screenwriter


Columbia University

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Alfred Molina


Linda Lee, Saverio Rebecchi


Amy Rebecchi
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