Kate Beckinsale is known as an English actress. She is most famous for her roles in the vampire Underworld film series, Pearl Harbor, and Click.

Background and Age

Kathrin Romary Beckinsale was born on July 26, 1973, in Chiswick, London, United Kingdom. She was the single child of her parents. Her mother Judy Loe, worked as an actress. Her father, Richard Beckinsale was a solid rock for her as she grew up. She has a more seasoned sister named Samantha Beckinsale who also shared Kate's dream of becoming an actress. Kate lost her father Richard to a heart attack when she was just five years old. The tragic loss prompted her anorexia at 15 years of age after which she went to treatment for a long time to recover.

Career and Net Worth

The gifted actress started her acting career in 1998 when she featured in The Last Days of Disco. In 1999, she earned a London Critics Circle Film Award for her role in the movie titled Brokedown Palace. She was then featured in the lead female role in Pearl Harbor inverse Josh Hartnett and Ben Affleck. In the film, she played the love interest of both men. The film put her on the map and started to win her more leading roles. Kate then featured in various movies including The Golden Bowl and Serendipity. Her greatest hit has been the vampire film, Underworld which earned more than $95 million worldwide in 2003.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

The highly desired and pretty actress married Len Wiseman. Len is a movie director whom she met on the set of Underworld in 2003. On May 9, 2004, the couple got married in Bel-Air, California. Their marriage continued for around twelve years. In 2015, the couple split from each other. They announced their split in November 2015 and got lawfully divorced in 2016. The partition was prompted by the couple's hopeless differences and Kate's interest in other men.

Beckinsale was involved in a sentimental relationship with an actor named Michael Sheen. With Sheen, she had a young lady named Lily. Kate and Michael met on the set arrangement of the film The Seagull in mid-1995. The couple experienced energetic romantic sentiments and started dating. In 1999, the couple brought forth their daughter Lily Mo Sheen in spite of the fact that they never got married. The couple decided to end their relationship in 2003 but continued being incredible friends and associates as they both raised their little girl.

Last Modified: Nov 21, 2020

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