Kate Noelle Holmes, popularly known as Katie Holmes, is an American actress best known for her roles in the TV drama series Dawson’s Creek. With her beauty and acting skills, Katie has made a name for herself in Hollywood. However, some know her best as the ex-wife of the famous actor Tom Cruise.
Katie Holmes Bio
The leading actress was born as Kate Noelle Holmes on December 18, 1978, in Toledo, Ohio, United States of America. Her mother Kathleen Ann was a philanthropist and her father Martin Joseph Sr. was a lawyer. She is the youngest of five children and has three sisters and one brother. She has American citizenship and belongs to the white ethnic group.
During her childhood, Katie attended Notre Dame Academy, an all-women school where she was an average student. Holmes often performed in school musicals at St. John’s Jesuit and St. Francis De Sales, a nearby all-male school. At the age of 14, she began attending classes at a modeling school in Toledo, which led her to the International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) competition in New York in 1996.
As a teenager, her father wanted her to become a doctor. She studied so hard and also attended summer courses, which led to her passing the SAT exams with distinction. Her good results helped her get into Columbia University. Katie postponed her admission to Columbia University twice but finally took a single photography course in the summer of 2000.
Katie began her career when she made her first cinema debut in 1997. Her personality and talent earned her a role in the film The Ice Storm. But that’s not all, she also became a television star when she starred in the reality TV series Dawson’s Creek from 1998 to 2003. At the 1999 MTV Movie Awards, she won the prize for the best female breakthrough in the series.
The following year, she starred in Wonder Boys as Hannah Green in 2000, and in 2002 she starred in the movie Abandon as a student named Katie Burke, who is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of her boyfriend who disappeared two years earlier. In 2003, after the end of Dawson’s Creek, the cast members got the opportunity to star in other movies.
However, Katie took a break after the birth of her girl Suri and had to take some time off to breastfeed. Holmes returned to acting in 2008 with her Broadway debut. She played the leading role in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. Holmes was the executive producer of the film Romantics in 2010.
Holmes has played leading roles in many films since her debut in 1997. She has starred in films among others: Wonder Boys (2000), Abandon (2002), The Singing Detective (2003), First Daughter (2004), Batman Begins (2005), Mad Money (2008), The Romantics (2010), Jack and Jill (2011), Days and Nights (2013), Miss Meadows (2104), Woman in Gold (2015), All We Had (2016), Logan Lucky (2017).
Katie was honored with the Women in Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award in 2011. She was also ranked 38th on TV Guide’s list of the “50 sexiest stars of all time”.
Is Katie Holmes Dating?
Katie Holmes went out with Joshua Jackson, who was her co-star in the Dawson’s Creek show. When the relationship ended she met Chris Klien in 2000 and the duo got engaged in 2003 but never quite made it to the altar as the relationship ended in early 2005 although they have remained friends ever since.
Shortly after their separation from Klien, Amazon began dating famous actor Tom Cruise in April 2005. Tom and Katie got engaged two months later and welcomed their first child named “Suri” on April 18th, 2006, exactly one year after their first date. Suri is a Persian name that means “red rose”. The couple finally entered into the bond of marriage on November 18, 2006, at the Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy, from the 15th century.
Katie Holmes Net Worth
The charming and attractive actress has had a successful career in Hollywood and earned a lot of money in the process. She currently has an estimated net worth of 25 million dollars.
Katie Holmes’ divorce from Tom Cruise
After Katie and Tom were married for about five and a half years, they separated and filed for divorce, which they announced a few days after the couple was spotted together in Iceland. Following their announcement, the couple finally divorced on 9 July 2012. The divorce was the third for Tom Cruise and the first for Katie Holmes, who received custody of her daughter Suri Cruise.
Currently, Katie is believed to be dating American actor, singer, and comedian Jamie Foxx. The two are believed to have been together since 2013, although they have kept their relationship away from the media.
Katie Holmes’ Relationship with Jamie Foxx
Long after rumors began to circulate that they were together in 2013, Holmes and Jamie Foxx finally confirmed their love to the public. The couple was spotted enjoying themselves on Malibu beach in late 2017. The couple said they took extraordinary measures to keep their relationship secret after Tom Cruise declared during their divorce settlement that Katie could not go out with anyone in public for five years.
Undoubtedly, the two were truly in love, and their looks and matching outfits said it all. We hope that they will soon take a step forward in the marriage bond.
Quick Facts about Katie Holmes / Wiki
- Birth name: Kate Noelle Holmes
- Date of birth: December 18, 1978
- Birth City: Toledo, Ohio, United States
- Birth sign: Sagittarius
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Education: Columbia University
- Profession: Actress
- Height: 5 ft. 9 inches (175 cm)
- Weight: 55 Kg
- Body measurements: 34-24-34 inches
- Married: Yes
- Spouse: Tom Cruise (m. 2006)
- Divorced: Yes (Tom Cruise 2012)
- Net Worth: $25 million