Katharine Towne Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Aug, 2019
Facts of Katharine Towne
Date of Birth: 1978 , July-17
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Katharine Towne
Father Robert Towne
Mother Julie Payne
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Hollywood, California, USA
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $2 million
Divorce Yes (once)
Movies What Lies Beneath, The Bachelor, The In Crowd, etc.
TV Show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, CSI: NY, Tell Me You Love Me etc.
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Katharine Towne gathered attention for her failed marriage with Hollywood ace Charlie Hunnam. Apart from this, she has also gained fame for her acting chops. Her ex-husband is a respected actor in show business. Towne is a daughter of a well-known actress and screenwriter, Julie Payne and producer Robert Towne.

Early Life And Education Of Katharine Towne

Katharine Towne was born in Hollywood, California, the USA on the 17th of July 1978 to mother Julie Payne and father Robert Towne. Katherine was born under the birth sign of Cancer which describes her as an emotional, and intuitive personality. Towne belongs to the White American ethnicity and as far as her nationality is concerned, she is American. 

Her mother Payne is an actress whereas her father is a screenwriter which made her familiar with the entertainment industry from an early age. She is the only child of her parents but he has a half-sibling, sister Chiara Towne from her father's previous marriage to Luisa Gaule. She has not revealed much about her educational background, but she must have taken some acting classes as well as dance and theatre lessons which later became vital for her career.

Katharine Towne’s Career

Towne’s career started when she was around 20. She kicked off her career with Without Limits in 1998. The film was a $25 million production but only got $777,000 at the box office. Though it was not a successful movie, it gained her attention from several other directors and audiences. She acted in a film called She's All That in 1999 which was a big hit. Similarly, she has played the movies like The Bachelor, The In Crowd, and What Lies Beneath among others.

Just a year later she put her step into her film career, she started working as a television actress; her first television work was in 1999's Mulholland Dr. which was well received. She acted alongside Justin Theroux and Naomi Watts. Her next role on TV was Sunday 1 on Buffy the Vampire Slayer where she worked with Alyson Hannigan and Sarah Michelle Gellar. Her television credits include other projects such as CSI: NY, Tell Me You Love Me, and The Aquabats! Super Show! among others.

Katharine Towne’s Net Worth

Katherine Towne has been in the film and TV industry from 1998, and from career, she has gained a net worth of around $2 million as of 2019. She earns a good amount of money from her acting career, however, the exact salary and incomes have not been revealed yet.

Towne has been part of several Box Office hit movies and television series throughout her career from which she has managed to her staggering net worth. One of her most successful film, What Lies Beneath, grossed over $291 million. Similarly, the film She's All That grossed over $103 million at the Box Office.

Katharine Towne’s Personal Life

As far as Katherine Towne's marital status is concerned, Towne is not married. But in the past, she was married to Charlie Hunnam, the couple dated for a while before tying the knot. Hunnam is also an actor and the couple met first time while they were auditioning for the TV series Dawsons Creek. They started dating after a few meetings, the pair started dating in the late 90s.

CAPTION: A headshot of Katharine. SOURCE: Showbiz Post

After a few years of their affair, they got married in 1999. However, they started facing some problems in their marital relationship and they ended their marriage in divorce in 2002. Apart from this, she has kept her previous relationships a secret. After their divorce, Charlie called their marriage a "painful one" in an interview.

The following video is an interview of Towne's ex-husband Charlie as he recalls their relationship as a painful one. 

Towne is a relatively quiet person who keeps her personal life and relationship stuff to herself. Because of her low-key profile, it is hard to pry information about her current love life too. Also, she has not been spotted with anyone in the public from a long time so we can speculate that she is not dating anyone currently and is living a happy single life focusing on her acting career.

Katharine Towne's Age and Body Measurements

  • Age: As of 2019, Katharine Towne is 40 years old. 
  • Birth Sign: Cancer
  • Height: Towne has a height of 5 feet 7 inches(1.70m). 
  • Weight: Katherine Towne weighs at around 53 kg as of 2019.
  • Bra Size: 40 B
  • Body Measurements: She has a slim body built with the measurements of 36-24-34 inches. 
  • Body Structure: Banana
  • Hair Color: She has long hair with blonde color.
  • Eyes Color: Her eyes are green in color.
  • Birth Name: Katharine Payne Towne
  • Nickname: Kate and Skip
  • She is a stepdaughter of  Luisa Towne.
  • She is a half-sister of Chiara Towne and cousin of Holly Payne.
  • She is a step-granddaughter of Charles Lederer.
  • She is active in Twitter where she has more than 3k followers

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