Catherine Bell, an American-Iranian actress, and producer, is best known for her portrayal as Lieutenant Colonel Sarah MacKenzie in the TV series JAG. She is also notable for her works in many other hit television shows like Army Wives and The Good Witch. Bell is a former model so far. In 2017, the actress appeared in the TV movie High-Rise Rescue starring opposite Greg Bryk.
Who Is 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 a 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 cla s ses in the Beverly Hills Playhouse. She later worked as a ma s sage 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.
Bell portrayed the lead role as Ca s sandra Nightingale in the Hallmark Channel's TV film, The Good Witch in 2008. She has been continued the character in the show since 2015. She had a recurring role in all of its franchises. 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, the actress 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.
What Is Catherine Bell's Net Worth?
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 as of 2020.
Bell has worked in a number of movies that collected 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.|
After being part of such successful projects, the actress definitely received a good payment, it is a little unclear as of now though.
Where The Multi-Millionaire Actress Lives?
Bell owns a lavish house in Hidden Hills, Los Angeles, CA. She bought the house for $2.05 million in 2015. It covers an area of 3380 square feet and features 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. She lives there with her fellow Scientology friend Brooke Daniels and her two children.
Bell is also the proud owner of Mercedes-Benz which is worth around $34,475.
Who Is Catherine Bell's Husband?
Catherine Bell is a divorcee. She previously married Hollywood star, Adam Beason. Bell met production a s sistant and actor, Beason on the set of the film Death Becomes Her in the year 1992. They dated for years before they tied the knot. The wedding took place on the 8th of May, 1994 which was attended by their families and friends.
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 later sold their house.
Citing problems in the relationship, the couple separated in 2011. Their divorce was finalized in September 2015. After divorcing him, she has not been 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 party planner. Several sources claimed that Bell left her husband for her girlfriend.
The two currently reside in Los Angeles, California. Bell is deeply committed to the religion and has also attained the Scientology state of Clear.
Besides, Bell grew up in a Roman Catholic community and attended a local Catholic school in Los Angeles. She currently a practicing Scientologist. She has also supported various Scientology projects.
Catherine Bell's Hobbies
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 158.1k followers as of 2020.
The actress often posts beautiful snaps with her children on her Instagram account.
Catherine Bell's Height, Age, And 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 2020, she is aged 51 years.
by Bchrome, 02 Aug, 2021