Idina Menzel is an an American actress and singer known for her work in Broadway musicals. She earned the title “Queen of Broadway” for her achievements on stage, film, and music. She has won an American Music Award, a Billboard Music Award and a Tony Award, as well as nominations for three Drama League Awards and four Drama Desk Awards. She was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2019.
Idina gained popularity on stage in 1996 for her debut in the rock musical Rent. She was nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Musical at the Tony Awards for the role. She later won Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 2003 for playing Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked. She received a third Tony Award nomination for her work in the musical If/Then as Elizabeth Vaughan.
Her television and film roles include work on Disney’s musical fantasy Enchanted (2007), the television series Glee, and Disney’s animated Frozen franchise. Her song for the first Frozen film, “Let It Go”, peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100. She became the first Tony Award-winning actor to have a top-10 song on the chart.
Idina has also released six studio albums.