Who is Jacob Pechenik – Zooey Deschanel’s Husband, His Age, Height, Other Facts

Jacob Pechenik is popularly known as the husband of the actress Zooey Deschanel. But apart from being a prominent spouse, many don’t know that Pechenik is an executive producer in Hollywood. Here is everything you need to know about him.

Who is Jacob Pechenik – Zooey Deschanel’s Husband? Age

Jacob Pechenik has proved to be a private individual in relation to his personal affairs, as there really is not much information about him and details of his early life and exact date of birth remain unknown. Pechenik and Zooey met while working together on the film Rock The Kasbah and began dating around July 2014. The private couple tied the knot in a secret ceremony in Austin, Texas, on June 21, 2015. Not only did they hold back their commitment, but Zooey’s first pregnancy was also hidden from the public. Pechenik and Zooey are parents of two children, a daughter, Elsie Otter, born in July 2015, and a boy, Charlie Wolf, welcome in May 2017.

Pechenik has worked as Executive Producer on the film Before Midnight 2013. Other films produced in the same year include Jobs, The Immigrant and Devil’s Knot. Sources also show that he previously worked for Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.

It’s safe to say that Jacob Pechenik has no active social media life as he doesn’t seem to have a Facebook or Twitter account. Although he has an Instagram account, he makes only sparse contributions there and has a relatively small fan base. Given his preferred private lifestyle, there are no details about Pechenik’s relationship/dating history and it’s uncertain whether he was married before just like his wife Zooey.

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Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel is popularly known for its old-fashioned charm and entertaining power. The American actress and singer were born on 17 January 1980 in Los Angeles, California, as Zooey Claire Deschanel by Mary Jo (actress) and Caleb Deschanel (cameraman and director). It is therefore not surprising that Zooey and her sister Emily Deschanel have inherited their parents’ genes. Against their background, Zooey was exposed to the entertainment industry at an early age. She attended the Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica, California, and later studied theatre at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois before giving up to pursue a career as an actress.

She made her television debut in an episode of Veronica’s Closet and in Mumford in 1999. Deschanel’s escape role came next year in Almost Famous, where she played Anita Miller. One of her most successful and famous films is the critically acclaimed 2009 film 500 Days of Summer, which starred in the summer. Zooey has played in other highly profitable films that have received many awards over the years. Her outstanding roles include the role of Jennifer Aniston’s collaborator in The Good Girl (2002), as a blonde in the 2003 film Elf, as Noel in All the Real Girls (2003), which earned her a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award, as music teacher Mrs. Edmunds in Bridge to Terabithia (2007) and as Belladonna in Your Highness (2011).

Deschanel, who is of French, English, German, Irish, Swiss and Dutch origin, also has a passion for music. She is a trained piano and ukulele player. As a singer, the sitcom star has two successful albums and a popular collaboration with M. Ward.

Before her marriage to Jacob Pechenik, Zooey was previously married to singer Ben Gibbard of the popular band Death Cab For Cutie. Unfortunately, after three years of marriage, the couple divorced in 2012. After that, she was associated with a few men. She spent two years with screenwriter Jamie Linden before settling down with Pechenik.

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Height, Other Facts about Pechenik

  • Height 

Pechenik, who maintains a good-looking and slender physique, is 1.7 m (5 feet 5 inches) tall.

  • Love for PDA

Pechenik and his wife Deschanel love PDAs (Public Displays of Affection). They were seen in public a few times during a make-out session.

  • Love for Animals and Children

Pechenik and Deschanel named their children after wildlife species. Their first child Elsie Otter was named after the beautiful but dangerous sea otter. According to the couple, after giving their daughter the “classic” name Elsie, they thought their middle name should be a little wild. They chose the name Otter because they were so “cute, playful, funny and really smart”. Their second child is also called Charlie Wolf.