Katherine Heigl Biography: Katherine Marie Heigl is an actress from the United States. She starred as Izzie Stevens on the ABC television medical drama Grey’s Anatomy from 2005 to 2010, a role that gained her a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2007.
Katherine Heigl Biography
Katherine Heigl Biography: Katherine Heigl was born Katherine Marie Heigl on November 24, 1978, in Washington, D.C. She grew up in New Canaan, Connecticut, with her mother, Nancy, father, Paul, and elder siblings Jason, Meg, and Holt. Unfortunately, Jason died in September 1986, a week after being injured in a car accident; his terrible death inspired Nancy, a Lutheran, and Paul, a Catholic, to convert to Mormonism. Heigl was raised in the religion since the age of eight.
Katherine began modeling at the age of nine after her aunt sent photos of her to Wilhelmina Models. She began appearing in magazine advertisements, catalogs from Sears and Lord & Taylor, and TV commercials and films soon followed. Heigl had to miss up to three months of school while attending New Canaan High School to film movies. However, she sought to fit her film and modeling work into weekends and vacations wherever possible. Katherine’s parents divorced in 1996, and Nancy had breast cancer; after nine months of chemotherapy, she became Katherine’s manager. Heigl and her mother moved to Los Angeles the following year, where she finished high school.
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|Date Of Birth
|November 24, 1978
Katherine Heigl’s Personal Life
On December 23, 2007, Katherine married musician Josh Kelley; the two met after Heigl participated in his 2005 music video “Only You.” Katherine gave birth to son Joshua in December 2016 after adopting daughter Naleigh from South Korea in 2009 & daughter Adalaide from America in 2012. Naleigh was born with a congenital heart abnormality, but before leaving South Korea, she underwent open-heart surgery to repair it. In 2008, Heigl & her mother established the Jason Debus Heigl Foundation, an animal protection organization. Katherine was honored by the American Cancer Society & the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute in 2012 after receiving the ASPCA’s Presidential Service Award in 2010.
Katherine Heigl’s Net Worth
According to different web resources(Wikipedia, Forbes, and Bloomberg), Katherine Heigl’s estimated net worth is around $35 million.
Katherine Heigl Career
Katherine Heigl began her professional career in the film industry in 1962 when she debuted as Kathryn in the film That Night. She starred in her second film, King of the Hill 1993, playing Christina Sebastian. Katherine became popular after playing Dr. Izzie Stevens on Grey’s Anatomy.
She’s been in some films, including Under Siege 2: Dark Territory, Bride of Chucky, Life as We Know It, and The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature. Her most recent film, Fear of Rain, was released in 2021, and she played Michelle Burroughs. In 1996, she made her television debut in the comedy Wish Upon a Star, playing the character of Alexia Wheaton. Love’s Enduring Promise, Romy, and Michele: In the Beginning, Wuthering Heights, and Evil Never Die are among her other television series.
In 2021, she appeared as Tully Hart in the television drama Firefly Lane. Katherine has received many awards and nominations for her work. She has won two CAMIE Awards. Other honors include the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Young Hollywood Awards, the ShoWest Motion Picture Industry Convention, and the Alliance of Women Film Journalists.