Caitriona Balfe Bio: Age, Height, Husband, Net Worth
- Name: Caitríona Balfe
- Year of Birth: 1979
- Occupation: Model, Actress
- Nationality: Irish
- Ethnicity: White
Famous Irish actress, producer, and fashion model Caitríona is best known for her role in the drama series “Outlander,” which she has won numerous awards for.
Caitriona Balfe age
Caitríona Mary Balfe was born on October 4, 1979, in Dublin, Ireland. She grew up in Tydavnet, a village close to Monaghan.
She was born into a family of seven. She studied drama at the Dublin Institute of Technology in 1999.
While she studied, she received offers to feature on the advertising campaigns of fashion brands like Alexander McQueen, Bottega, Givenchy, Chanel.
Dolce & Gabbana and many others. She also walked on runways for these brands.
Caitriona’s modeling career started when an agent scouted her.
Balfe then started working as a model in Dublin for a few months before gaining the attention of a Ford Models scout, who gave her an offer to work in Paris with them.
She then walked for the opening and closing shows for Givenchy, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, and Alberta Ferretti.
In just three years, she was able to walk in more than 250 runway shows. She was then counted amongst the twenty most in-demand models in the world.
In 2006, while she lived in New York, Caitríona played a minor role in the film “The Devil Wears Prada.”
After modeling for a decade, she decided to focus solely on acting. So she moved to Los Angeles and promptly started acting classes.
As a result, she appeared in the film “Super 8”, “Now You See Me,” as a character’s wife, and in “Escape Plan,” where she portrayed the role of the lawyer that hired Sylvester Stallone’s character.
She played the role of Alex Number 34 in “The Beauty Inside” in 2012.
After that, she was cast for the Warner Bros web series “H+:The Digital Series,” where she played the role of Breanna Sheehan.
Her award-winning acting role was in the TV series “Outlander,” where she was cast in September 2013 as the lead character, Claire Beauchamp Randall Fraser, a series based on the novels by Diana Gabaldon.
Her performance in the series was praised as she was tagged as an appealing actress who is very confident and brings various shades to her character.
Caitríona starred in the 2016 movie “Money Monster” and, in 2019, had a voice role as Tavira in the fantasy series “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.”
She also starred in the sports drama “Ford v Ferrari” where she played the role of the wife to Ken Miles professional race car driver.
Awards and Recognitions
Entertainment Weekly named her one of its 12 Breakout Stars of 2014. BBC America’s Anglophenia Fan also voted for her Woman of The Year.
In April 2015, Caitríona received Best Actress in a Lead Role Drama for the 12th Irish Film & Television Awards.
She also won the Saturn Awards for Best Actress on Television in the same year. In addition, she was named one of People Magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People in the World”.
In 2016, she won the Best Actress on Television Award for the Scottish BAFTA award, and in 2018, she won an award for Best Actress in a Lead Role Drama for Irish IFTA.
Does Caitriona Balfe speak Gaelic?
Caitríona is fluent in the Irish language and quite conversant in French, in addition to English.
Does Caitriona Balfe have a baby?
In August 2029, she married her boyfriend Anthony McGill, a Scottish band manager, and they announced the arrival of a baby boy to the family in August 2021.
The actress is known as a philanthropist who supports charitable causes and also doing such works herself.
Caitriona Balfe Net Worth
Irish actress Caitriona Balfe has an estimated net worth of $5 million, all thanks to her excellent acting skills and outstanding performances on screen.