Irene Trachtenberg is one of those who got into the limelight because of her connections with a celebrated personality. Irene is known around the world as the sister of the famous American actress, Michelle Trachtenberg.

Irene Trachtenberg’s Family

Irene Trachtenberg is known to the wider audience as the older sister of the legendary actress, Michelle Christine Trachtenberg. Irene was born in 1978 and Michelle was born on October 11, 1985, in New York City. They are daughters of Jewish immigrants from Russia and Germany. Their grandparents resided in Israel. Irene’s father, Michael Trachtenberg, is a fiber optics engineer, and her mother, Lana Trachtenberg, is a bank manager.

Michelle was raised with her older sister, Irene, in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, where she attended junior high school at The Bay Academy for the Arts and Sciences. She later attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California. She is fluent in Russian. Michelle began her acting career at age three, appearing in several commercials, films, and television series as a child. With her hard work and perseverance, she broke all odds, rose to stardom, and made her entire family proud.

Irene Trachtenberg’s Net Worth

Irene Trachtenberg has kept her personal life well hidden under wraps, despite being so closely connected with a celebrity sister. There is no information available on the web about her academics, her occupation, and net worth. But being the sister of one of the most famous and richest actresses, it can be said that she is living a luxurious life. Irene’s sister, Michelle Trachtenberg, is a well-established actress and model. Throughout her career, she has amassed a net worth amounting to $11 million.

Michelle Trachtenberg began her career at a young age. She has acted in several commercials, films, and television series.  Her starring role on the Nickelodeon television series The Adventures of Pete & Pete as Nona Mecklenberg was also her first credited role. She starred in the Nickelodeon Movies comedy film Harriet the Spy as the film’s eponymous character and in the CBS sitcom Meego as Maggie, for both of which she won Young Artist Awards. She is best known for her regular role as Dawn Summers on the supernatural drama television series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” for which she won another Young Artist Award as well as 3 Saturn Award nominations.

Michelle earned a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for her role as the host of the Discovery Kids series Truth or Scare. She then played the guest role of spoiled pop star Celeste in the fourth season of the acclaimed HBO series “Six Feet Under.” In addition to traditional film and television, she has appeared in a handful of web series including the teen drama series “Guidance.”  In 2021, she hosted the series “Meet, Marry, Murder.” She was also in the music video for the Fall Out Boy song “This Ain’t a Scene, It’s an Arms Race.”