Katherine Heigl Biography
Katherine Heigl is an American actress, TV personality, and former fashion model. She is well recognized as Dr. Izzie Stevens on the ABC television medical drama Grey’s Anatomy from 2005 to 2010. The role also won her the Primetime Emmy honor for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2007. Moreover, she has established herself as a cover model in several publications, including Maxim, Cosmopolitan, and Vanity Fair.
Katherine Heigl Age
Heigl was born on November 24, 1978, in Washington, D.C., United States.
Katherine Heigl Height
Heigl stands at an estimated height of 5 feet and 6 inches tall
Katherine Heigl Nationality
Heigl holds American nationality.
Katherine Heigl Parents
Heigl is the youngest child of Nancy Heigl and Paul Heigl. Nancy is a personal manager, and paul is an accountant and financial executive. Heigl was born at Columbia Hospital for women, Located in Washington. Her mother belongs to German ancestry, and her father is of Irish and swiss- german heritage. The family lived in Northern Virginia, then moved to Denver before setting in Connecticut when she was five.
Her brother Jason passed away in 1986. His death was a result of injuries caused by a car accident. The accident occurred after being thrown from the back of a pickup truck while out for lunch with some of his high school classmates. Heigl’s brother-in-law is singer Charles Kelley of the country music trio Lady A.
Katherine Heigl Sister
Katherine Heigl’s older sister, Meg, was adopted from South Korea. So the actress learned from a young age to look beyond skin color.
Katherine Heigl Husband
Heigl is married to Josh Kelley. The couple got engaged In June 2000, after meeting a year earlier on the set of his music video for “Only You.” Katherine appeared in the video song in 2005. They chose not to move in together while dating. Heigl later explained that she just wanted to save something for the marriage and felt different than the dating or the courtship. The two tied the knot in Park City, Utah, on December 23, 2007. They reside with their three children in Oakley, Utah.
Kelley, her husband, is a singer-songwriter. He has recorded for several records, including Threshold Records, Hollywood Records, and DNK Records as a pop rock artist. His songs “Amazing” and “Only You” rose to the top ten on the Billboard Adult Top 40 chart.
Katherine Heigl Children
Heigl and Josh are parents to two adopted kids and one birth son. They adopted their first child Nancy Leigh Kelly in September 2009 from South Korea, the birthplace of Heigl’s sister Meg. Her daughter was born with a heart defect and had to undergo open-heart surgery before moving from Korea. They adopted their second child Adalaide, Marie Hope Kelley, in April 2012, from the United States.
The two announced they were welcoming their first biological child In June 2016. Heigl gave birth to Joshua Bishop Kelley Jr. on December 20, 2016.
Katherine Heigl Series
Heigl has appeared in three series, including Firefly Lane since 2021 and Grey’s anatomy since 2005 till present. She was in the Suits series from 2011 to the finale in 2019.
Katherine Heigl Movies and Tv Shows
Heigl made her acting debut on the silver screen with a small role airing in the 1992 films That Night, King of the Hill, and Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. she eventually landed a lead role in the Irish-British independent sorcery film Prince Valiant directed by Anthony Hickox. The film received the majority of negative reviews.
Heigl starred in films like 100 Girls, Valentine and Side Effects, but none of the movies got public recognition unit 2007. She received praise for acting as a starr in Knocked Up, an American romantic comedy directed by Judd Apatow. The film became a massive box office hit that grossed more than 219 million worldwide. The film was listed among the ten movies of the year by American Film Institute.
She followed as Anne Fletcher-directed comedy-drama 27 Dresses. The movie received mixed critical reviews but also emerged as a commercial hit, grossing more than 160.3 million USD at the box office. In 2004, the actress joined director Robert Luketic for the romantic comedy The Ugly Truth.
In 2010, Katherine had two films, Killers and Life. Both the movies received negative reviews performing average at the box office but ranked in good numbers. The next year, the actress featured in the Garry Marshall-directed American romantic comedy film. The film emerged as a box office hit despite receiving negative reviews. She has since, over the years, appeared in films like The Big Wedding, Jackie & Ryan, and Jenny’s Wedding in 2015. Her 2017 movies include Unforgettable, an erotic thriller produced by Denise Di Novi.
Katherine Heigl Net worth
Her net worth is approximately USD 30 million.
Katherine Heigl Social Media
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