It is often said that celebrities hardly keep healthy and long-lasting relationships but it is amazing how the Emmy Award-winning actress Katherine Heigl manages her home quite well as she does with her career. Not only is Katherine Heigl happily married, but she is also one among a million married celebrities to have so far, stuck to a single marriage for a long time. Let’s take a look at her love story and how many men she has dated so far.
Who is Katherine Heigl?
Katherine Heigl was born to parents of German ancestry, as the fourth and last child of Paul and Nancy Heigl. Her birth name is Katherine Marie Heigl, she was born in Washington D.C. on November 24, 1978. Her other siblings are Holt Heigl, Jason Heigl, and Meg Heigl. Her older brother Jason Heigl died from injuries sustained in a car accident in 1986. He was reportedly thrown out from the back of a truck.
Katherine was nine at the time her aunt came visiting and she was struck by the body young Katherine possessed. She took lots of pictures of Katherine which she took back home and sent to several modeling companies. And by the end of the week, Katherine’s parents had already begun receiving calls from modeling agencies. It didn’t take long before her parents agreed on a deal with Wilhelmina Models, which eventually became Katherine’s first contract.
Her first appearance on a national television commercial was for Cheerios cereal but already, she had previously featured in several magazine ads. Katherine Heigl made her acting debut when she was 14 in That Night, back in 1992 while still in high school. Her first lead role in acting came when she was cast as Nicole Arnel in comedy-drama MY Father the Hero.
In 1995, she starred in a movie that also had superstar actor Steven Seagal. She was cast as Sarah Ryback, the niece of the legendary actor’s character in the movie titled Under Siege 2: Dark Territory.
Her next big role came in 1996, in Disney’s Wish Upon a Star as Alexia Wheaton. It was also in the same year that her parents got divorced and her mum was diagnosed with breast cancer. Following her mother’s effective recovery from her illness, they both moved to Los Angeles, California, with her mum becoming her manager.
As Katherine continued to get roles in films, she also continued to seal modeling deals, working with different magazines in the process.
In 1998, Katherine Heigl played the role of Jade Kincaid in the horror movie Bride of Chucky. Also, in the same year, she featured in Bug Buster as Shannon Griffin.
In 1999, her long-awaited breakthrough came when she played the role of Isabel Evan in Roswell. She featured as one of the main characters in the teen sci-fi series, in 60 episodes, between 1999 and 2002. The series got Katherine her much deserved recognition. The series soundtrack Here with Me was sung by popular singer Dido.
After Roswell was canceled, Katherine Heigl made appearances in several other TV shows and films. Her next big act came in 2005, in what became the highest role she has been cast in till this day. She played the role of a medical intern Dr. Isobel Izzie Stevens in ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. The TV show got Katherine her first Golden Globe Award nomination and her first Emmy Award. She featured in 109 episodes in 6 seasons of Grey’s Anatomy between 2005 and 2010.
Between 2014 and 2015, Katherine featured in thirteen episodes of State of Affairs as the lead role, Officer Charleston “Charlie” Whitney Tucker.
As at 2018, she is cast as one of the main roles in season 8 of the American drama series Suit as Samantha Wheeler. She came in after former Suit star Meghan Markle, now Duchess of Sussex called time on her acting career.
Who Is Katherine Heigl’s Husband
Katherine Heigl is married to American singer-songwriter and actor Josh Kelley. Josh was born on January 30, 1980, as Joshua Bishop Kelley in Augusta, Georgia, as the son of Gayle Kelley and Dr John W. Kelley. His dad was a cardiologist.
The couple first met in 2005. In June the following year, they got engaged and on December 23, 2007, they got married in Park City, Utah.
They share three kids together, two of whom are adopted – Nancy Leigh Kelley and Adalaide Marie Hope Kelley. Nancy was adopted in September 2009 while Adelaide was adopted in April 2012. The couple’s third and only biological child Bishop Kelley Jr. was born on December 20, 2016.
Who is Katherine Heigl Dating Now?
Katherine is not currently dating anyone as she is happily married to her songwriter husband Josh Kelley. They are enjoying each other’s company and show no sign of trouble in their marriage.
Heigl Boyfriend and Ex-Boyfriends
Prior to her marriage to Josh Kelley, she did go on dates with a couple of men. However, only two of these men came under our radar.
- Joey Lawrence
Although their romantic moments were short-lived, the pair were known for their love for each other back in 1994. They had what Katherine described as an exciting three months together.
The American actor and Rockstar have since gotten married twice and now have two kids.
- Jason Behr
Jason Behr and Katherine Heigl first met on set while working in the same TV series Roswell. Their relationship together was very brief, just as the series was short-lived.