Catherine Bell Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 Mar, 2019
Facts of Catherine Bell
Date of Birth: 1968 , August-14
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Catherine Bell
Birth Name Catherine Lisa Bell
Father Peter Bell
Mother Mina Bell
Nationality Iranian American Scottish American
Birth Place/City London
Religion Scientology
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $15 million
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Fair
Body Measurements 37-25-36
Weight in KG 56 KG
Famous for JAG, Army Wives, The Good Witch
Girlfriend Brooke Daniels
Married Yes
Married to Adam Beason (m. 1994)
Children Gemma Beason, Ronan Beason
Divorce Adam Beason (m. 2011)
Education UCLA
Movies Death Becomes Her, Good Witch
TV Show The Good Witch 2008, Friends
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Catherine Bell, an American-Iranian actress, and producer, is known best for her portrayal as Lieutenant Colonel Sarah MacKenzie in the TV series JAG. She is also known for her roles in other television series like Army Wives and The Good Witch. Bell is also a former model who later turned to the professional actress. In 2017, she appeared in TV movie High-Rise Rescue starring opposite Greg Bryk

Early Life, Education, And Bio Of Catherine Bell

Bell was born as Catherine Lisa Bell on August 14, 1968, in London, England under the birth sign Leo. She holds Iranian-American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity (Scottish and Persian ethnicity). She is the daughter born to Mina  Bell, a nurse, and Peter Bell, an architect.

Bell's father is of British nationality, and her mother is of Iranian nationality. Her parents were divorced when she was two years old. She was raised by her Iranian mother, grandmother, and grandfather following her parents' divorce.

Later, Bell moved to California's San Fernando Valley along with her family. He was a tomboy and liked to skateboard, play football and push the envelope a little bit during her teenage.

Moreover, Bell studied at the University of California, Los Angeles for the medical degree. She dropped out of the University when she received a modeling job offer in Japan.

Moving to Japan, Bell decided to pursue her career towards acting. She joined acting classes in the Beverly Hills Playhouse. She later worked as a massage therapist.

Catherine Bell's Professional Career

In 1990, Catherine Bell made her acting debut in the sitcom, Sugar, and Spice. She received her first breakthrough role as Sarah MacKenzie on the series, JAG in 1996. She appeared in the series until 2005.

Bell portrayed Denise Sherwood in the Lifetime’s drama Army Wives in 2007. She acted as the wife of a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel in the drama.

Bell also made an appearance in the hit movie, Bruce Almighty, a high-concept comedy movie. The movie was released on May 14, 2003. She was cast alongside Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman, Jennifer Aniston, and Lisa Ann Walter.

CAPTION: Catherine Bell SOURCE: Plastic Surgery People

Bell portrayed the lead role as Cassandra Nightingale in the Hallmark Channel's TV film, The Good Witch in 2008. She had a recurring role in all of its franchise. She also worked as a co-executive producer for all the movies. 

Bell has also starred in other Hallmark movie, The Last Man Standing. In the year 2017, she appeared in several projects like Home for Christmas Day, High-Rise Rescue, as well as Battle of the Network Stars. 

For her breakout role in The Triangle, in the year 2006, Bell was nominated for a Saturn Award under the category Best Supporting Actress on Television. 

Catherine Bell's Net Worth And Salary

Catherine Bell has gained a hefty amount of money from her prolific career. Her estimated net worth according to Celebrity net worth is around $15 million and as per TheRechiest Bell's net worth is $35 million

Bell worked in numbers of movies with an impressive box office collection. Here is the list of her hit movies:

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Cast Members
Death Becomes Her (1992) $55 million $149 million 6.5 Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn, and Bruce Willis.
Bruce Almighty (2003) $81 million $484.6 million 6.7 Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman, and Steve Carell.

Besides, Bell owns a lavish house in Hidden Hills, CA. She bought the house for $2.05 million in 2015. The house covers the area of 3380 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. She lives there with her fellow Scientology friend Brooke Daniels and her two children. 

CAPTION: Catherine Bell SOURCE: Variety

Bell is also the proud owner of Mercedes-Benz which worth around $34,475. 

Catherine Bell's Children, Husband, And Affairs

Catherine Bell is a divorcee. She previously married Hollywood star, Adam Beason.  Bell met production assistant and actor, Adam Beason on the set of the film Death Becomes Her in the year 1992. They had an affair for years and got married. The wedding took place on the 8th of May, 1994 which was attended by their families and friends.

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Bell had two children, a daughter, Gemma and a son, Ronan with Beason. They lived together in a 5,700-square-foot faux-Tuscan-style mini-mansion in Calabasas before separating from each other. They sold their house and shared its selling amount after filing for divorce. 



Citing problems in the relationship, the couple separated in 2011. Their divorce was finalized in September 2015.  After divorcing him, she has not involved in any relationship now. They faced an unsuccessful marriage after years of their marriage.

After her divorce from her first husband, Bell has a different sexual identity and currently is in a lesbian relationship with her girlfriend, Brooke Daniels who is a Scientologist, photographer, and a party planner. Several sources claimed that Bell left her husband for her girlfriend. The two currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Bell is deeply committed to the religion and has also attained the Scientology state of Clear. As of 2019, she maintained a low key life.

CAPTION: Catherine Bell with her lesbian partner Brooke Daniels SOURCE: Article bio


The actress often posts beautiful snaps with her children on her Instagram account.  

Besides, Bell grew up in a Roman Catholic community and attended a local Catholic school in Los Angeles. She currently practicing Scientologist. She has also supported various Scientology projects.

Moreover, Bell is an avid sportsperson, fond of skiing, kickboxing, snowboarding, and motorcycling. Further, she seems to be focusing more on her career now, rather than indulging herself in the dating arena. This sure seems to be working out well for this pretty actress.

Regarding her health, the actress, beat thyroid cancer to become a TV star. She was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 19. 

Catherine Bell's Social Media

Bell is quite busy on social networking sites like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has also a considerable fan following on her Instagram account with more than 105k followers as of 2019. 

Catherine Bell's Height, Age, Other Facts

Catherine Bell stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches and her weight is 56 kg. She has a perfect body measurement of  37-25-36 inches (94-64-91 cm). And her bra size is  34C.

As of 2019, she is aged 50 years.

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