Katie Holmes is a famous American actress, filmmaker, and model. She is best known for her role in the teen drama series Dawson’s Creek where she interpreted the role of Joey Potter. Katie Holmes dating history is star-studded to the point that she was once married to none other than super famous and handsome Tom Cruise. Now we take a look at Katie Holmes’s dating life.
Katie Holmes was born on December 18, 1978, in Toledo, Ohio. Her parents are Martin Joseph Holmes Sr., an attorney, and Kathleen Holmes, her mother who is a homemaker and philanthropist. Her full birth name is Katherine Noelle Holmes. She is the youngest of the family’s five children with three elder sisters, Tamera, Holly, and Nancy, and one elder brother, Martin Joseph Holmes Jr. Katie and her family were devout Roman Catholics and she was baptized in the faith.
Her early educational experience took her through Notre Dame Academy and St. John’s Jesuit High School. During her time in school, Katie was a straight A’s student as well as involved in extracurricular activities. Her family was into sports but Katie decided to pursue acting as a career. Holmes was still a teen when she took up modeling with the International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) in New York and later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a full-time career in modeling and acting.
With regards to acting, she landed her first role in the movie The Ice Storm (1998) by Ang Lee. Her first hit appearance was in the teen drama series Dawson’s Creek wherein she played the role of Joey Potter. The drama debuted in 1998 and ran to 2003. While still on the cast of Dawson’s Creek, Katie was involved in other projects as well including The Gift and Wonder Boys. Both movies were released in 2000. Holmes made another massive role hers when she played a role in 2005’s Batman Begins.
In 2008, she appeared in a revival of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. In the movie The Romantics, she served as an executive producer and also played a role in the movie as well. In Dead Accounts in 2012, she returned to Broadway to play the role. In the third season of Ray Donovan in 2015, Katie joined the project. Along with all her accolades in acting, she also owns a fashion line, Holmes & Yang, launched in 2009 with Jeanne Yang.
Katie Holmes Dating Story: Her Boyfriends and Ex-Lovers
Katie Holmes is tall and drop-dead gorgeous. She stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Always been a head-turner since she was a teenager and has down the years been linked and found love with some lucky men. When it comes to her private life, Katie Holmes is extremely secretive. Her love life with a single exception is rarely in the clear view of the public. Holmes has been rumored to have been with a host of stars but very few of them have actually been confirmed.
Katie Holmes’s dating history officially began with Joshua Jackson. Had her first big role was on Dawson’s Creek and on the show as well, was Joshua Jackson who played the role of Pacey, Joey’s on/off boyfriend. The pair began to fall for each other and later on became a couple in real life for about a year. Things ended in 1999.
By the time she split from Joshua Jackson, she met Chris Klein. The pair began dating in 2000 and after three years of dating, they got engaged in 2003. However, they had to call off their engagement when they split in March 2005.
Katie Holmes And Tom Cruise
Any information on Katie Holmes’s dating life and history will be incomplete without Tom Cruise. Weeks after she split from Klein, Katie met Tom Cruise. The pair began dating in April 2005. Katie set aside her Catholic beliefs and took up Tom’s Scientology beliefs.
They were engaged in June 2005 and in 2006, April 18, the couple welcomed their daughter, Suri Cruise. In November of the same year, the pair were wed in a Scientologist ceremony in Italy. Fast forward five and a half years, Holmes filed for divorce on June 29, 2012. In just ten days on July 9, 2012, the divorce was settled with Holmes getting custody of Suri.
She and Jamie Foxx had been friends even when she was with Tom. They became a couple some years later, coming out together in 2013. They had kept it secretive for a while before letting the public in a little.