Kate Mulgrew Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Oct, 2017
Facts of Kate Mulgrew
Date of Birth: 1955 , April-29
Age: 66 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Kate Mulgrew
Birth Name Katherine Kiernan Maria Mulgrew
Nick Name "Kate"
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Dubuque
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $8 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements 40-32-42
Breast Size 40B
Waist size 32
Hip Size 42
Shoe Size 8 US
Married Yes
Married to Tim Hagan (m. 1999), Robert H. Egan (m. 1982)
Children Alexander James Egan, Ian Thomas Egan
Divorce Tim Hagan (div.2014), Robert H. Egan (div.1995)
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Multi-Award winning actress, Kate Mulgrew is known for portraying as Galina Red Reznikov on the popular series, Orange Is The New Black. She is also one of the leading characters of the science fiction series, Star Trek: Voyager.

Mulgrew married twice in her entire life with Tim Hagan and Robert H.Egan respectively. However, both of her husbands ended up the relationship with a divorce.

Early life and education

Kate Mulgrew was born as Katherine Kiernan Maria Mulgrew on April 29, 1955, in Dubuque, Iowa, United States. She belongs to White ethnicity/race and holds an American nationality.

Mulgrew is the eldest daughter of an Irish Catholic family of eight children. Her parents were Thomas James Mulgrew, a contractor and mother Joan Virginia Mulgrew, an artist and painter. 

Mulgrew completed her elementary education from the Wahlert High School in Dubuque. Then, at the age of 17, she joined the New York UniversityHowever, Mulgrew left NYU after a year and started working as a waitress.


Kate Mulgrew began her acting career with appearances in the Theatre play and TV series, Our Town and The Wide World of Mystery in 1975. She became fan’s favorite at a very short period which encouraged her to move further with acting.

Following her passion, later Mulgrew appeared in various series & theatre plays and also made films debut in 1981. Some of her notable movies and Television series, are Absurd Person Singular, The Ballad of Soapy Smith, The Film Society, The word, A Time for Miracles and few others.

Currently, Mulgrew portrays the character, Galina Red Reznikva in an American comedy-drama web television series; Orange is the New Black alongside Taylor Schilling, Jason Biggs, and others.

Personal life

Kate Mulgrew has maintained her acting career despite struggling for a long. She got pregnant at the age of eighteen but place the baby for adoption. The father’s name of that child has not been made public.

Later, Mulgrew married to a democratic politician, Tim Hagan in 1999. The couple remained together for almost 15 years and split up.

Mulgrew then married for the second time with Robert H.Egan in 1982. They have two sons, Alexander James and Ian Thomas Egan. They were living a happy life together unless they called off their marriage due to personal reasons.

Currently, Mulgrew is single and has not bruited to any love affairs. However, she is now linked with her first child whom she gave to adoption. They have grown very close to each other.

Net worth

Kate Mulgrew makes a tremendous amount of money from her acting career. As of now, she has appeared on several TV series, films as well as theatre play and has accumulated lots of money.

Likewise, Mulgrew‘s multiple awards have increased her net worth. As of now 2017, her net worth is estimated is around $8 million.


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