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Shadowhunters' Katherine McNamara Is One Of The Promising Hollywood Actresses-Details Of Her Journey So far

News by Kiara Watson Published on 13 Apr,2018 Updated on 13 Apr,2018

Starting her career from a theater as a child actor, Katherine McNamara is winning millions of hearts for her role, Clary Fray in the supernatural drama television series, Shadowhunters

How long has the journey of the young actress been from Broadway to the big screen? What is she doing at present? We have all details regarding her career here.

Actress Katherine McNamara's Career At Present     

Katherine McNamara is busy in the second season of the supernatural drama television series, Shadowhunters. The first season premiered on January 12, 2016. 

The 22-year-old actress is portraying the role Clary Fray in the series base on the renowned book The Mortal Instruments by writer Cassandra Clare alongside Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende, Matthew Daddario and Emeraude Toubia. She received Teen Choice Awards Choice TV nomination for Breakout Star Shadowhunters in 2016.

CAPTION: Actress Katherine McNamara, 22, portrayed the lead role, the role Clary Fray in series Shadowhunters since 2016 SOURCE: TV Guide

She recently appeared in the 2018 movie, Maze Runner: The Death Cure alongside Kaya Scodelario and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. The movie directed by Wes Ball was released in February 2018. Reportedly, the movie produced with the budget $62 million grossed around $284.5 million at the box office. This is the sequel to Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials starring Dylan O'Brien and Kaya Scodelario.

Katherine McNamara's Career Highlights: Know About Her Acting Journey

McNamara started her career at the age of 13 from Musical theatre, A Little Night Music alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury. She then made her several other Broadway appearances in A Christmas Story, the Musical!, To Kill a Mockingbird, Inherit the Wind, Annie, To Kill a Mockingbird, and among others.

During her early television career, she made a cameo appearance in the series, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody in 2008 and also made guest appearances in series such as Drop Dead Diva and 30 Rock. She later rose to prominence after being cast in Happyland for the role Harper Munroe.


McNamara made her movie debut from the 2011 movie, New Year's Eve. She later starred in the 2012 Disney Channel Original Movie, Girl Vs. Monster alongside  Olivia Holt.

Some of her other ventures are Jessie, Happyland, The Thundermans, R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls, Natural Selection, Contest, and Touch.

Katherine McNamara: Quick Facts

  • Katherine Grace McNamara was born on November 22, 1995, in Kansas City, Missouri, the U.S. to Ursula and Evan McNamara.
  • She is American and is White as per ethnicity.
  • Her nicknames are Katie-Mac, Kat, Katie Mac and Kat McNamara.
  • Her height is 5' 5" (1.65 m).
  • McNamara earned high school diploma at age 14 and graduated from Drexel University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration at the age of 17. She started studying a Master of Science degree in Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University in 2015.
  • She plays the guitar and piano.
  • She loves singing and songwriting and interested in several dance forms such as ballet, tap, hop pop, lyrical, waltz and hula.
  • Her estimated net worth is $3 million.

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