Golden Globes, USA winner, Cate Blanchett is one of the great Australian actresses, and she is popular in the world for portraying her role in the movies like Elizabeth, The Aviator, Blue Jasmine, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and many more. She is also an established theatre director.
Childhood, Age, Height, Family
Born as Catherine Elise Blanchett on May 14, 1969, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, to June (née Gamble) and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr., Cate was raised in an upper-middle-class family.
Her father Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr. was a Navy Chief Petty Officer, whereas her mother June Blanchett was an advertising executive in Australia. Well, Cate's father died of a heart attack when she was just 10 years of age, and her mother was the one who took care of the family afterward.
Besides, Blanchett also has a sister younger than her, Genevieve Blanchett, who was born in 1971. Likewise, her older brother Bob Blanchett was born in 1968.
She is an Australian and she is of American, Australian, English, Scottish, and French descent.
How old is Cate Blanchett?
As of 2022, Cate is 53 years of age.
What is Cate's height?
Cate stands 1.74 m, ie. 5 ft 8.5 inches
Marriage With Husband Andrew Upton & Children
Golden Globe Awards winner Cate is currently married to her husband Andrew Upton, an Australian playwright, director, and screenwriter. The couple got married on 29th December 1997 and are living happily ever since.
They met for the first time in 1996 when Cate was on the set of a TV show. Their friendship soon turned into a love affair as they began dating.
Do they have children together?
Cate and Andrew are parents to 4 children altogether, three sons and an adopted daughter. Their first son Dashiell John Upton was born in 2001, their second child Roman Robert Upton was born in 2004, and their third son Ignatius Martin Upton was born in 2008.
They also have adopted a daughter named Edith Vivian Patricia Upton, whose date of birth is not revealed. The couple also once mentioned that they had a desire to adopt a child for a long time.
Career: Movies And TV Works
With a keen interest in acting, Cate joined Methodist Ladies' College. There she got a chance to explore more about her acting.
Once she was in Egypt and there she was offered to appear as an extra American cheerleader in the movie named Kaboria.
After she appeared in this movie, she went back to Sydney and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1992.
Soon after her graduation, she appeared in the play Oleanna and she finally earned her place in her first Australian movie, Parklands in 1996.
Till now, she has appeared in more than 100 movies, television series, and stage shows.
Salary and Net Worth
For her role in the Hanna, she earned a salary of $7,000,000. Her net worth is rumored to be around $95 million. But a few years back, her total assets were estimated at worth $45 million.