Cate Blanchett Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Sep, 2017
Facts of Cate Blanchett
Date of Birth: 1969 , May-14
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: Australia
Name Cate Blanchett
Birth Name Catherine Élise Blanchett
Nick Name Cate
Father Robert Blanchett
Mother June Blanchett
Nationality Australian
Birth Place/City Ivanhoe, Melbourne
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 34-24-35
Weight in KG 59 KG
Married Yes
Married to Andrew Upton (m. 1997)
Children Roman Robert Upton, Ignatius Martin Upton, Dashiell John Upton, Edith Vivian Patricia Upton
Education University of Melbourne
Awards Academy Award for Best Actress
Movies Jungle Book: Origins
TV Show Rake
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Synopsis

Cate Blanchett is a famous Hollywood actress who is one of the richest actresses in the Hollywood. She has appeared in dozens of films including The Lord of the Rings, Cinderella, Thor and Robin Hood

She currently filming The Jungle Book alongside Christian Bale, Benedict Cumberbatch, Peter Mullan and Andy Serkis

Early Life and Education

Cate Blanchett was born as Catherine Elise "Cate" Blanchett. She was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on 14 May 1969. She is the daughter of June Gamble and Robert DeWitt Blanchett.

Her mother was a teacher and property developer and her father was an American advertising executive. Her father was from American descent, originally from Texas. Her nationality is Australian. Her star sign is Taurus. Cate Blanchett’s father died due to a heart attack when she was ten and her mother raised the family on her own. She is currently living in Australia with her family.

Talking about her ethnicity she belongs to English, some Scottish, and remote French. She has an older brother, who is a computer engineer and a younger sister, who is a theatrical designer.

As a primary school, Cate joined Ivanhoe East Primary School, Melbourne. Later she joined Girls' Grammar School for her secondary education. She also attended Methodist Ladies' College, where she explored a passion for performing arts.

She also studied economics and fine arts at the University of Melbourne. In 1992 to pursue an acting career she attended enrolled in the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). 

Career

Blanchett made her movie debut from Egyptian boxing movie, Kaboria in 1990. In 1996, she featured in Parklands as Rosie, a short film.

She has also appeared in many famous movies Oscar and Lucinda (1997), An Ideal Husband (1999), The Man Who Cried (2002), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), The Aviator (2004), Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2010), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), Knight of Cups (2015).

She has also worked as a producer in the various movies Bangers (1999), Carol (2015) and others. She has also worked in many theaters since 1989. She currently busy in her future movie Untitled Terrence Malick film, Voyage of Time, which is to be released in 2016. 

Personal Life

Cate married playwright and screenwriter Andrew Upton on 29 December 1997. They meet each other in 1996 on the set of a TV show. They have been married for 20 years.

They have four children; Dashiell John, Roman Robert, Ignatius Martin and adopted daughter Edith Vivian Patricia. She is very happy with her husband Andrew Upton and there are not rumors about their divorce. 

Besides movies, she has interest in music and dramas. She is also an ambassador of the Australian Film Institute and its academy. She is also very active in social motivational events.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

Cate Blanchett has a very attractive net worth of about $45 million. She has a very beautiful face and charming personality. She has blonde hair and beautiful blue eyes. Her height is 5 feet 9 inches. Her body measurement is 34-24-35.

Cate is listed in the Forbes' top 10 Highest Paid Actress in 2017

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