Kate Walsh Bio | Age, Height, Relationships, Net Worth
She is an American actress best known for her role as Dr. Addison Montgomery on the ABC television drama ‘Grey Anatomy’ and her role as The Handler in the Netflix series ‘The Umbrella Academy.’
How old is Kate Walsh?
Kate Erin Walsh was born October 13, 1967, in San Jose, California, USA. Her mother, Angela C. Bochetto, is Italian, while her father, Joseph P. Walsh, is of Irish root.
She has four siblings and is the youngest. Kate’s parents divorced at the age of seven, so the actress had to move around a lot. She was raised in Tucson Arizona, due to the nature of her mother’s job, she had to learn to be independent quickly.
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Walsh attended the Catalina Magnet High School, after which she enrolled in the University of Arizona, where she studied acting before dropping out. She later moved to New York City, where she joined a comedy troupe “Burn Manhattan” and supported waitressing.
Kate Walsh Height
She stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall
Kate Walsh movies
Walsh’s modeling career began in Japan in the 1980s, where she also taught English. From there, she moved to Chicago and worked with the Piven Theatre Workshop. She was cast in the radio play ‘Born Guilty,’ aired on National Public Radio.
Her first major television appearance was in 1997 when she played the role of Nicki Fifer on ‘The Drew Carey Show.
Then, in HBO’s television series ‘The Mind of the Married Man,’ she played Carol Nelson’s role and appeared in the sitcom ‘The Norm Show.’
Kate has also made an appearance on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Between 2003 to 2004, she had a recurring role on ‘Karen Sisco’; her breakout role happened in 2005, with the ABC series ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ where she played the role of Dr. Addison Montgomery.
Will Kate Walsh return to GREY’s anatomy?
She also appeared in the spin-off of Grey’s Anatomy, titled ‘Private Practice’ that began airing in 2007.
Kate Walsh is currently the spokeswoman for Caress’ Exotic Oil Infusions body wash. In 2013, she was cast in the drama series ‘Full Circle’ created by Neil LaBute.
In the 2014 FX’s television series ‘Fargo,’ she had a supporting role and made a guest-starring in ‘The Hotwives of Orlando.
She was also cast in ‘Bad Judge’ and the Netflix drama series ’13 Reasons Why” which aired in 2017. Her most recent role has been in the 2019 and 2020 Netflix series ‘The Umbrella Academy’ and ‘Emily in Paris.’
Aside from television drama and series, Kate Walsh has starred in a couple of films. Her film debut was in ‘Normal Life’ in 1995.
After that, she made an appearance in ‘Peppermills,’ Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Part II. She was also applauded for her role in the family comedy ‘Kicking & Screaming.’
Her other film roles include Ferrell, Bewitched, Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, and the 2010 film ‘Legion.’
Is Kate Walsh in a relationship?
On September 1, 2007, Kate Walsh got married to 20th Century Fox executive Alex Young.
Unfortunately, the marriage came to an end on December 11, 2008, as Young filed for a divorce citing “irreconcilable differences.” The divorce was officially finalized on February 5, 2010.
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The Grey’s Anatomy actress was later linked to Chris Chase, whom she dated for four years before going their separate ways in 2015.
Kate was last in a relationship with actor and producer Trevor Davis, but it ended in 2017. Since the breakup, she has not been linked to anyone.
Kate Walsh Net Worth
In 2012, Kate Walsh was listed among Forbes’ highest-paid actresses, and the celebrated actress’s net worth is estimated to be about $25 million.
This amount she has made from acting and a couple of other businesses, including real estate.
Kate has a beauty and lifestyle company called “Boyfriend LLC,” which was launched in 2010.
Her perfume line “Boyfriend” was inspired by an ex-boyfriend cologne she couldn’t get over, so she decided to create hers.