Who is Cate Blanchett?
Cate Blanchett is an Award-winning Australian actress who rose to fame after her fabulous performances in movies like The Aviator, Notes on a Scandal, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, I’m Not There, and Carol. Her professional and personal lives are in great shape.
Full Name: Catherine Elise Blanchett
Date of Birth: 14 May 1969
Place of Birth: Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia
Father’s name: Robert DeWitt Blanchett
Mother’s name: June Blanchett
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Cornish, Northern Irish, and French
Net Worth: $45 million
Relationship status: Married
Height: 5 ft. 9 inches
Weight: 56 kg
Hair color: Blonde
Eye color: Grey
Early/Personal life, Family:
She was born on 14 May 1969, in Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia to father June Blanchett and father Robert DeWitt Blanchett. Her father was in Navy Service then worked as an advertising executive.
Her nationality is Australian and ethnicity is a mix of English, Scottish, Cornish, Northern Irish, and French.
Cate grew up along with an older brother Bob Blanchett (1968), and a younger sister Genevieve Blanchett (1971). After her father’s death, her mother has raised her alone.
For education, she joined Ivanhoe East Primary School and Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School. After that, she attended the Methodist Ladies’ College and the University of Melbourne for only one year.
Later, she joined the National Institute of Dramatic Art and completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1992.
Career of Cate Blanchett:
She began her career as a theater actress in a play Oleanna (1992). She made her appearance in TV drama Heartland in 1994 and appeared as a supporting role was in Paradise Road (1997).
Her other notable appearance include Elizabeth (1998), The Lord of the Rings franchise, The Aviator (2004), Babel (2006), The Hobbit (2012-14), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Ocean’s Eight, Song to Song, Manifesto, Carol, The Monuments Men, The Turning, Hanna, Robin Hood, Notes on a Scandal, The Good German, The Missing, Heaven, Bandits, The Gift, The Shipping News, and more.
She has been awarded two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and BAFTA Award. In 2018, she was honored with the title of the highest-paid actress in the world.
Husband and Children of Cate Blanchett:
Cate Blanchett is happily married to Andrew Upton. Andrew on Dec 29, 1997. Her husband is an Australian playwright, screenwriter, and director too. They met for the very first time on the set of a play The Seagull.
The couple is blessed with four kids (three sons and a daughter). The eldest is Dashiell John Upton (2001), the second is Roman Robert Upton (2004), then Ignatius Martin Upton (2008), and daughter Edith Vivian Patricia who is adopted.
Net worth and Salary:
She has an estimated net worth of around $45 million USD but her salary and income are under review.
She has a height of 5 ft 9 inches and she weighs 56kg. Her body measurements are 36-27-36 inches. Cate has blonde hair and grey eyes.