Charlie Wolf Pechenik is the second child and the first son of Zooey Deschanel who is a well-known actress American actress and singer. His father, Jacob Pechenik is also active in the entertainment industry as a film producer. The celebrity kid has an elder sister, Elsie Otter Pechenik. Even though Charlie is still at an early age, he has gathered wide fame as Zooey Deschanel’s son. Fans are wondering about Charlie’s luxurious lifestyle and his custody after the divorce of his parents. Scroll down and find out interesting facts about Charlie Wolf.
Charlie Wolf Pechenik is the Son of Zooey Deschanel
Charlie Wolf Pechenik is the son of renowned actress Zooey Deschanel who has notably appeared in Cameron Crowe‘s film Almost Famous. His mom has famously played the role of Jessica Day on Fox’s sitcom, New Girl (2011-18). For her role in New Girls, she received nominations for three Golden Globe Awards and a Primetime Award. Besides, his mom is also a singer; she released her debut album, Volume One with M.Ward in 2008, and has since created many hit songs.
Meanwhile, Charlie’s father Jacob Pechenik works as a film producer and has produced several films such as The Immigrant (2013), The Skeleton Twins (2014), and Rock the Kasbah (2015). Charlie got his surname after his father.
How Old is Charlie Wolf Pechenik?
Charlie Wolf Pechenik was born in May 2017 in Los Angeles, California, the United States. His parents Zooey Deschanel and Jacob Pechenik are famous Hollywood personalities. He is currently 6 years old, as of 2022. He holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnic background.
Charlie’s maternal grandfather Joseph Caleb Deschanel is an American cinematographer while his maternal grandmother Mary Josephine Deschanel is an American actress.
His mom loves to mixing up things while naming her children. Zooey put her daughter’s name Elsie Otter Pechenik after “Sea Otter”. Same in the case of Charlie; she put her middle name as Wolf. During an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Zooey said:
[It’s a family name] in the sense that we’re all mammals, Elsie is kind of a classic name … and then we were like the middle name can be a little bit wild.
Charlie would be joining his elementary school very soon.
He Has an Elder Sister, Elsie Otter Pechenik
Charlie Wolf grew up with his elder sister, Elsie Otter Pechenik who turned 8 years old in August 2022. His sister also grabbed media attention as a celebrity daughter. Her middle name ‘Otter’ is after the name of the mammal animal, ‘Sea Otter’.
Charlie’s mother disclosed the reason why she named her daughter with her middle name ‘Otter’ saying:
We just really liked the name Elsie and then we both love otters — they’re very sweet and they’re also smart. They use tools … they hold hands while they sleep, there are so many amazing things about otters. They’re wonderful animals.
Charlie has been spotted a few times with his mother and sister. However, his parents don’t want him any far from home as he is still at an early age.
Charlie Wolf Pechenik Was 2 When His Parents Got Divorce
Charlie Wolf Pechenik’s parents have already gotten a divorce. Zooey and Jacob first met on the set Rock the Kasbah in 2014, and after dating for a year, in January 2015, they got engaged.
The couple got married in a private wedding ceremony in June 2015. Unfortunately, after four years of marriage, they announced their split in September 2019. Zooey and Jacob finalized their divorce on 1 June 2020, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the divorce.
Their divorce was finalized on 1 June 2020. Since then, Zooey is in a relationship with the Property Brothers star, Jonathan Scott, whom she met on the set of Carpool Karaoke: The Series in August 2019.
Zooey and Jacob have joint custody of their children. They both are taking care of their kids and they have responsibilities to fulfill all the needs of their kids. Although they’ve divorced now, the couple still remains good friends. Charlie and Elsie both have received the love and care of their father and mother.
Charlie Wolf Pechenik’s Net Worth
Being a celebrity kid, Charlie Wolf Pechenik is living a luxurious life. As he is still 6 years old, we can not expect from him working to earn money but his parents are definitely making a huge amount of money from their television career.
His Mom is a Multi-Millionaire
Charlie is living a luxurious life with his millionaire mother Zooey. His mother is active in the entertainment industry since 1998 and has worked in a variety of films, TV series, and commercial television. While appearing in New Girl (2011-2018), she was getting paid $125,000 per episode as a salary. As of 2022, Zooey has a net worth of $25 Million.
Her movies, total budget, and box office collection are listed in the table below:
|Movies||Total Budget||Box Office Collection||Credit|
|Elf (2003)||$33 million||$225.1 million||Acting|
|The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)||$45–50 million||$104.5 million||Acting|
|500 Days of Summer (2009)||$7.5 million||$60.7 million||Acting|
|Trolls (2016)||$125 million||$346.9 million||Voiceover|
|Rock the Kasbah (2015)||$15 million||$3.4 million||Acting|
Real Estate & Cars
Back in July 2020, Charlie’s mom Zooey purchased a $9.5 million house with her partner, Scott in Los Angeles, California The house consists of five bedrooms and eight-bathroom between its main residence and guest house. The home spans more than 6,300 square feet and also has a tennis court. As for her car collection, Zooey has a Tesla Model S ($110,000), Range Rover Vogue ($172,700), BMW X5 ($59,400), and Dodge Durango ($31,765).