Katherine Heigl | Biography
Stepped into the limelight as an aspiring model at a very tender age, today Katherine Heigl has landed herself in the position where she can command paychecks of million dollars per movie. The Emmy Award-winning actress, Katherine Heigl was born on 24th of November 1978 in the capital city of U.S.A, Washington DC. She was the youngest child of Nancy and Paul. During her fifth birthday, her family relocated to New Canaan, Connecticut. She attended New Canaan High School in New Canaan, CT.
Blondie enchantress Katherine Heigl has enchanted multiple hearts with her carefree smile and beautiful appearance. However breaking her male fans heart, she got engaged with Josh Kelley in June 2006. The couple first encountered each other while filming a music video “Only You”. Josh Kelly is musician by profession. After around a year of engagement, the auspicious day of their marriage arrive on 32rd of December, 2007. The nuptial took place in Park City, Utah. They adopted a South Korean child named Nancy Leigh in September 2009. Enlarging the number of their family, they again adopted another child, Adalaide Marie Hope Kelley in April 2012. Before finding her heaven made soul mate, she was in relationship with Joseph Lawerence and Jason Behr.
Katherine Heigl professional life began after she was thrust into spotlight for the first time as a child model. She signed with the globally renowned modeling agency “Wilhelmina Models” after her aunt sent her pictures to the agency. She began posing for catalogue and eventually landed on television commercial acting. By age eleven, she was already featured in feature movie “That Night” along with C. Thomas Howell and Juliette Lewis. Katherine followed up her acting ventures with a few higher profile silver screen roles in “King of the Hill” and “My Father the Hero”. While balancing her work and education, she became regular in several beauty and teen magazines, including “Seventeen”. She next tried her hands into action flicks with small parts in Disney’s “Wish Upon a Star” and Steven Seagal’s “Under Siege 2”. After relocation to Mailbu, her mother became her manager. After the incident, she landed some major roles in movies, such as “Prince Valiant” “The Tempest”, “Bride of Chucky” and “Bug Buster”. The next year, Katherine was propelled into bright limelight when she scored a lead role on television series “Rosewell” where she played the character of a high school pupil, Isabel Evans. After the show went off air, she kept herself busy with unremarkable television films, horror flicks and MTV remake of 2003’s “Wuthering Heights”. In 2005, she reprised the character portrayed by Mira Sorvino in the movie “Romy & Michele: The Beginning”. The following year brought her more recognition in the form of Dr. Isobel “Izzie” Katherine Stevens in television series “Grey’s Anatomy”. The series soon truned out to be a smash hit. Following her success in the small screen, she grabbed a major role in comedy feature film “The Ringer”. Though movie was not a big success, Katherine made good impression on Judd Apatow, a writer and director who cast her as lead in 2007’s “Knocked Up”. 2006-07 was a big year for her as she received numerous prestigious nominations, including Golden Globe Award and she nabbed an Emmy Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress in “Grey’s Anatomy”. Embarking into new ventures, she stepped into the world of production. She launched her own production company named “Abishag Productions”. She continued to deliver hits one after another. Between 2008-10, Katherine headlined 4 romantic comedies: “Life as We Know It”, “Killers”, “The Ugly Truth” and “27 Dresses”. In 2012, she landed the starring role in “Outlander”. As of 2014, she voiced as Andie in “The Nut Job” and portrayed Jackie Laurel in “Jackie & Ryan”. “North of Hell” and “Jenny’s Wedding” are under post-production. Back on small screen, she starred in lead role in “State of Affairs” as Agent Charleston “Charlie” Whitney Tucker”. Reportedly, Katherine had net worth of eighteen million dollars.
Outspoken, beautiful and intelligent American diva Katherine Heigl is as well a strong supporter of organ donation. She is indulged with the charities such as the James Redford Institute of Transplant and Donate Life America awareness. She was as well supporter of GLAAD. The biographical details of Katherine Heigl are available in wiki and other internet sites.
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