Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen

by anupama Mon Aug 02 2021
Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen

Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen is the mother of Oscar winning actress Renee Zellweger

Married an engineer

Kjellfrid got married to a man named Emil Erich Zellweger. He is of German and Norwegian descent. He was born and brought up in the Swiss town of Au, St. Gallen

Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen and her husband Emil Erich Zellweger
Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen and her husband Emil Erich Zellweger. Source: Pinterest

He was a former mechanical and electrical engineer. He used to work in an oil refining business.

After working as an engineer for few years, he lost his job, due to which the whole family struggled to meet financial needs.

Children of Kjellfrid

Kjellfrid first gave birth to her son on February 15, 1967. The couple named their first child Drew Nathan Zellweger

He is fifty-four years old. He graduated with a business degree and is currently working as a marketing executive. 

Kjellfrid had her daughter on April 25, 1969, named Renee Kathleen Zellweger. She is fifty-two years old. 

Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen's kids Drew Nathan Zellweger and Renee Kathleen Zellweger
Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen's kids Drew Nathan Zellweger and Renee Kathleen Zellweger. Source: Pinterest

Renee graduated her high school from Katy High School. She was an interactive student and was involved in lots of extracurricular activities. 

She was a cheerleader, gymnast, and also debate team member. She was also into sports. She played basketball, baseball, football. She was involved in essay writing as well. 

After completing high school, she graduated from the University of Texas from Austin with a Bachelors's degree in Arts. 

She also took drama lessons which sparked her interest in acting. During her time in college, her family was unable to pay for college. 

This was one of the reasons why she had to work as a Cocktail waitress in one of the restaurants in Austin, Texas

Relationship with famous daughter

Kjellfrid seems like a super secretive person and only appears at few award ceremonies with her daughter.

Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen with her daughter Renee Kathleen Zellweger
Kjellfrid Irene Andreassen with her daughter Renee Kathleen Zellweger. Source: Pinterest

She was also mentioned by her daughter in her Academy award speech, where Renee said that she loves her mother the most. 

The relationship is terrific with her daughter. She is mostly captured with her daughter in the street by paparazzi. 

Her daughter Renee mentioned that her mother taught that America is not the center of the Universe. 

Net Worth

The exact net worth of Kjellfrid has not been disclosed. However, the estimated earnings of a nurse and a midwife are twenty thousand dollars per year. 

She also earned some money working as a governess. She made forty thousand dollars with this job. 

The net worth of her daughter Renee is ninety million dollars. Her movie Judy was able to make more than two billion dollars at the box office. 

This was her most prominent role, which also helped her win the best actress award in Oscar back in 2020

Age, height, and weight

The age, height, and weight of Kjellfrid Irene Adrianne Zellweger have not been disclosed to the public. Her nationality is Norwegian

More about Kjellfrid

Kjellfrid was born on 1940s. She is from the Northern part of Norway. She belongs to Kven descent. She was brought up and raised in Ekkeroy near a small town named Vadso

She worked as a nurse and midwife. After moving to the United States, she started working as a governess to a family in Texas

Her family was strict Catholic and Episcopalians

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