Tony award winner--the most amazing, talented, inspiring, beautiful, down-to-earth human being on this planet. She has a beyond-powerful voice that words cannot even explain. She's an amazing actress, and has been in many things. She is best known as Elphaba, the green one, in the Broadway show Wicked. She has played Maureen Johnson in Rent in the OBC and was in the movie as well. She was in The Vagina Monologues, the off-broadway show The Wild Party, and Chess with Josh Groban. She was in the movie Tollbooth, Enchanted, and Ask the Dust. She also premiered in Glee, known as Rachel Berry's long lost mother Shelby Corcoran. She has made many other guest appearances in many shows, including Private Practice, Hercules, and Kevin Hill. She married Taye Diggs of Private Practice, where she met him in the OBC of Rent. She was born on May 30, 1971 in Queens, NY and was raised in SYOSSET, NEW YORK. LONG ISLAND REPRESENT! :D Taye and Idina married on January 11, 2003. They had their first son, Walker, on September 3, 2009. Her album I Stand was a huge hit and she went on tour in 2008. She's back on a tour with a whole bunch of symphony orchestras, including the NY Philharmonic on February 5, 2011. She's amazing, beautiful, talented, hilarious, gorgeous, and she's my hero. That's all there is to say.♥
If my mom got me tickets to Idina Menzel's concert in NY on feb. 5, i will cry, scream, faint, scream, and..yea u get the point.
by fanzel December 28, 2010

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Tony award winning actress, famous for originating the role of Maureen in Rent and Elphaba in Wicked. Most recently, she has been in the spotlight for voicing Elsa in the 2013 Disney hit Frozen. People love to claim they've known her for the longest.
"I love Idina Menzel! Wicked is the greatest musical ever!"
"That's cute. I liked her before she was famous. I saw her in Rent!"
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Well-known Tony Award winning Broadway actress/singer who is famous for originating the roles of Elphaba in the blockbuster "Wicked: The Musical" and Maureen in "Rent."

Recently began trying to go more mainstream by acting in films and releasing a pop album.

Has an extremely large, sometimes frighteningly obsessive, fanbase that sometimes consists of people calling themselves "fanzels" who seem to forget she is human and believe she is the best entertainer/singer/etc. out there.

Although very talented, she is to a great extent, overrated.
Fanzel 1: Oh my God! Idina Menzel is the best singer in the whole entire world. I would die to meet her.
Fenzel 2: Don't you mean, "Oh my Idina"?

Person 1: Idina's "I Stand" album is the best album ever!
Person 2: It's not bad, but I wouldn't consider it great by any means.

Person 1: Idina is a goddess!
Person 2: She poops too, you know.

Person 1: Idina is such a great singer.
Person 2: Then why does she have such a weird breathing technique?

Person 1: Did you happen to see Idina Menzel in "Enchanted"?
Person 2: Who's Idina Menzel?
Person 1: Like, the best actress and singer ever! *goes on and says Idina's whole life story* She played Nancy, the guys boyfriend.
Person 2: Oh, her. She was ugly!
Person 1: She's not ugly!
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