Katherine Heigl is an American actress and a fashion model. She is an award winning actress, well known for her role as an Emmy on Grey’s Anatomy. Her nickname is Katie.
Katherine Heigl Biography and Family
Katherine Heigl was born on 24th November, 1978, in Washington in the US. Her father named Paul Heigl. He was an accountant and a financial executive as well. Her mother named Nancy. She was a personnel manager. After the birth of Katherine Heigl, her family moved to New Canaan. She has an older sister, Meg Heigl-Beltran and two elder brothers John and Holt. Her brother John died in 1986. He was suffering from some brain injuries in a car accident. Her family donated his organs. This always motivated her to encourage the importance of organ donation.
Katherine Heigl’s aunt visited her home, when she was 9 years old. She took some photographs of Katherine. In New York, she sent some of the photographs of Katherine Heigl to the modeling agencies.
Within a few days, she was first signed as a child model with Wilhelmina Models. Wilhelmina Models is an international modeling agency. She made her first entrance in the cover of Magazine advertisement. She modeled for some of brands including Lord & Taylor and Sears. In an ad of Cheerios cereal, she made her first entrance in television.
Career: She started her career when she was a child. She first performed in TV ads. When she was 11 years old, she performed in here first film, That Night. In 1993, after this she played a small role in a drama King of the Hill.
She took a lead role when she was 14 years old, in a film My Father the Hero. She also got a variety of acting and modeling jobs side by side. In 1994, she was visible on the cover photo of magazine Seventeen. After completing her high school, she made her acting as her full time job. In 1996, she performed a lead role in Wish Upon a Star. In 1998, she performed in a horror movie Bug Buster and Bride of Chucky. She was becoming an experienced movie actress. In 1999, she performed in out of this world teenagers on WB’s Roswell.
Katherine Heigl performed in a music video of Josh Kelley, in 2005. Josh Kelley started dating with her and was became engaged in June 2006. In 2007, she performed in a smash comedy hit Knocked Up.
In 1999, she performed in a show Roswell, which ran for 3 seasons. This gave her wider exposure in the Hollywood industry. After this, she performed in several movies like prequel to Romy and two Lifetime movies Love’s Enduring Promise and Love Comes Softly.
She performed in four romantic comedies. In 2008, she performed in 27 Dresses. In 2009 she performed in The Ugly Truth. In 2010, she performed in the Killers and in Life as we know it.
In 2012, she performed in the film One for the Money. In 2013, she performed in the comedy film The Big Wedding. In 2014, she returned to prime time TV and performed as a CIA agent in State of Affairs.
After that, Katherine Heigl used the increased attention to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation through the media. On the behalf of donor organizations, Katherine Heigl began speaking. Katherine Heigl also started Abishag Productions, her own production company with her mother.
She married with her fiancé Josh Kelley, in the Park City, Utah. In 2009, they decided to adopt a baby from Korea, named Nancy Leigh. In 2012, they adopted their second daughter, Adelaide Marie Hope. On 20th December 2016, she gave birth to a son, Joshua Jr.
In February 2017, Katherine Heigl returned to series television. She performed in the CBS legal drama Doubt. She maintained her work-life balance and Start writing her own lifestyle blog ThoseHeavenlyDays.com.
Katherine Heigl Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $32 Million US Dollars
The beautiful and hardworking Katherine Heigl’s net worth is $32 million US dollars as of 2017. She is very hard working and earns this huge sum of wealth via her movies, television, and her different brand support deals. Katherine Heigl is the queen of romantic comedies. Once she was the golden girl of Hollywood. All brands wanted her to be a part of their brand advertisement. She worked for brands De-Nyquil and Cats Pride. In 2012, she has also been a mark on the cover of Elle.
Katherine Heigl’s Assets
She has a beautiful and appealing house in Los Angeles, California. Her house is spread on a large area of 3,690 square feet, having two floors with high ceilings and shady wooden floor. She brought this house on a sum of $2.55 million. She also has a cool farm, which is located in the mountains near park city, Utah. Her farm is spread on an area of 20 acres. These she has more than 40 different animals.
Katherine Heigl has some pretty cool SUVs. She has a white colored Audi Q5. She brought her Audi Q5 in around $40,000. She also has a burgundy color Range Rover SUV. She brought her Range Rover SUV in around $80,000.
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award and she won an award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Grey’s Anatomy.
In 2010, she was honored with the Presidential Service Award, for her work and dedication to animal welfare.
Katherine Heigl is a good actress as well as a superior woman also. She has worked with some projects of Best Friends Animal program. This program helps to transport small dogs, to other places, where there is a greater demand for such dogs in the US. The program also helps to save larger dogs that have deeds problems. They help to provide training and other adjustments to make them suitable for re-homing. Katherine Heigl has eight dogs of her own.
She also opened the I Hate Balls operation, to save lives of millions of companion animals. She also helped to aware people about the cancer related and also supports public in this disease. She is also working as a spokesperson for Donate Life America, to motivate people for organ donation. She is really a Good person.