Kathleen Zellner Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Kathleen Zellner

Biography / Wiki

Lawyers have the ability to change injustice to justice and weakness into strength, this line is very well proved by Kathleen Zellner who is an American attorney. Moreover, Kathleen is the one and only attorney who has been able to win five multi-million dollar verdicts in less than a year in the country.

Apart from that, she rose to huge fame by representing Steven Avery who was the subject of the 2015 Netflix series, “Making a Murderer”.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 07 May 1957, this renowned personality turned 66 years old. This lady has a good height of 172 Centimetres and 5’6” in Feet & Inches. Her brown eyes and shiny brown hair enhance her beauty. She seems fit with a weight of 60 kilograms and 132 lbs in pounds.

Net Worth

This gorgeous lawyer, Kathleen earns a very decent amount of net worth through her professional career. Through the hard work and dedication that she has put into her career, Zellner has managed to amass a great fortune of net worth.

According to the sources, her estimated net worth is $90 million approximately. Moreover, she has managed to live a luxurious and lavish lifestyle through her earnings.

Education / Family

Born in Midland, Texas, United States, Kathleen belongs to the White ethnicity. She is the loving and caring daughter of Owen Daniel(mother) and Winifred Thomas(father). Her mother worked as a pediatric nurse while her father was a geologist and engineer for the oil company “ConocoPhillips”.

Apart from that, she grew up with her 7 siblings however, she never revealed their names. As for her education, she is an undergraduate from the University of Missouri. Furthermore, in the year 1991, she became graduated from Northern Illinois University College of Law with a degree in law.


Kathleen Zellner

Nick Name Kathleen
Birth Place Midland, Texas, United States
Date of birth May 7, 1957
Age 66 Years
Height In Feet & Inches: 5’6”

In Centimeters: 172 cm

Weight In Kilograms: 60 kg

In Pounds: 132 lbs

Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Profession Attorney
Sexual orientation Straight
School Not Known
College The University of Missouri and Northern Illinois University College of Law
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Midland, Texas, United States
Zodiac Sign Not Known
Fathers name Winifred Thomas


Kathleen Zellner with her father
Kathleen Zellner with her father

Mothers name Owen Daniel
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

After completing her graduation, Kathleen commenced her career by working for various reputable companies. In fact, she has also represented hospitals and other insurance companies. Moreover, she served as a clerk also for a District Appellate Court Justice.

Later in the year 1991, her professional career started after opening her own law firm and since then, she established herself among the best women lawyers. Her first case came when she was requested to represent a painter named Larry Eyler who was accused of murdering a 15-year -old teenager.

However, after four years, she took her first wrongful convictions when she defended Joseph Burrows, who had been convicted for murdering an 88-year-old man. Furthermore, she came into the limelight in the year 2015, when a Netflix series “Making a Murder” was aired and she gathered huge attention for getting justice for an innocent prisoner who was called Steven Avery.

In fact, she also gained international recognition through this. Apart from that, she also helped in other cases such as freed an innocent man from a death sentence, freed of four men who had been wrongfully convicted for the murder of a Chicago student, and also made the killer confess the truth on the stand.

Apart from that, this eminent personality has served as an attorney for a period of more than 26 years in Chicago.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

Kathleen is a married woman who got married to Robert Zellner in 1970. Her husband is former CEO of “Citicorp Futures Corp” and a Floridian independent trader, former director of “Chicago Mercantile Exchange”.

At present, Robert serves as a commodity and bond trader. Moreover, this sweet couple has also been blessed with a lovely daughter named Anne Zellner who is also a lawyer in Denver at the Ryley Carlock & Applewhite.

Boyfriend Not Known
Marital status Married
Husband Robert Zellner


Kathleen Zellner with her husband
Kathleen Zellner with her husband

Children Daughter: Anne Zellner


Kathleen Zellner with her daughter
Kathleen Zellner with her daughter

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actor Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known
Favorite Musical instrument Not Known
Favorite sports Not Known
Favorite food Not Known
Favorite color Not Known

Kathleen Zellner

Some Interesting Facts About Kathleen Zellner

  • She is very fond of swimming and pistol shooting.
  • Zellner also practices judo and jiujitsu moves.
  • She has also beaten up a teenage boy when he killed a beloved neighborhood pet when she was just 8.
  • Previously, she has also attended Marquette University.
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