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How Rachel Zegler Became a Hollywood Star in 'West Side Story' at 17 Years Old

Newly named Forbes’ 30 Under 30, Rachel Zegler is quickly becoming one of the most influential young artists. She was a regular high school student preparing for college when she was plucked from her final months of senior year to star in Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story.” The film, out in theaters Dec. 10, marks her first professional job. Inside Edition Digital Senior Reporter Leigh Scheps spoke with Rachel about her meteoric rise from community theater to Hollywood fame.



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