Kate Walsh

Inside Biography

Fifty-two years old, Kathleen Erin Walsh is an American actress and businesswoman. She is best known for her roles like Dr. 'Addison Montgomery' on the ABC television dramas Grey's Anatomy. Full mouth smile and tempting personality are two bonus points to her flourishing career in acting. Kate is equally known for her performances in both the US television and film industry.

San Jose Born Kate Walsh Grew Up As a Younger Child Among Five

Kate Walsh was born on October 13, 1967, in San Jose, California, United States America as a Kathleen Erin Walsh. She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is white. She is the daughter of Angela and Joseph Walsh.

She spent her childhood in a Roman Catholic household in Tucson, Arizona. Her father is Irish, being an inmate of Navan, County Meath, and her mother was from Italy. She has four older brothers and sisters, among them two are sisters, and two are brothers.

Kate studied at the Catalina Magnet High School for three years. After that, she transferred to the Rincon High School, from where she later accomplished her graduation. She continued her education at the prestigious University of Arizona, involving in regional theater.

Early Career and Film Roles

Kathleen Walsh worked at Burger King and Dairy Queen before modeling. Kate started her modeling career in Japan in the 1980s, where she taught English. After that, she moved to Chicago and worked with the Piven Theatre Workshop. She also performed on 'National Public Radio', which is the production of the radio play Born Guilty. Walsh after moving to New York City joined the comedy troupe Burn Manhattan on June 27, 1987.

She appeared in the movie, Henry: 'Portrait of a Serial Killer, Part 2'. Kate Walsh had her first significant role in a major Hollywood production as Will Ferrell character wife in the film, 'Kicking and Screaming'. She has appeared in many other films with Ferrell such as; 'Bewitched', 'Wake Up, 'Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie'. Walsh appeared in 'Under the Tuscan Sun' with Diane Lane and Sandra Oh in 2003. Walsh featured alongside Dennis Quaid and Paul Bettany in the biblical horror film 'Legion', which was released at the beginning of 2010.

Theatre and Fashion

Kathleen Walsh made her off-Broadway debut opposite Paul Sparks in Atlantic Theatre Company's world premiere of Stephen's Belber's 'Dusk Rings a Bell' in May 2010. She had a long theater career in Chicago that included roles in 'Happy Birthday Wanda June', 'The Danube', 'Moon Under Miami' and 'Troilus and Cressida'. She founded Boyfriend LLC, a beauty, and lifestyle company in 2010.

Dating Trevor Davis; Previously Married to Alex Young

Kate Walsh began dating Alex young in April 2007. The couple was first spotted having lunch together in 2006 and then went public with their relationship by attending a Barack Obama fundraiser in Los Angeles. They married on September 1, 2007, in Ojai, California. They were divorced on February 5, 2010.

After that, she began dating writer-producer Chris Case in 2011. However, after four years of togetherness, the relationship ended in September 2015.

Currently, she is in a dating relationship with Trevor Davis. They started dating since 2016 and still going very strong together. 

Net Worth

Walsh has an estimated net worth of around $14 million with a salary of $275,000 per episode of Private Practice. She also received $175,000 per episode for her appearance in Bad Judge. Moreover, she earned $8 million in 2012.

Body Measurement

  • She stands tall with a height of five feet eight inches and her weight is 65kg. 
  • Once she was spent the night in jail after she fought in a bar.
  • On her wedding day, she took a break due to dehydration.

by Bchrome, 24 Jan, 2017

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