Gorgeous British actress Kate Beckinsale has become a prominent figure in the British movie industry and she is well-known for her brilliant role in the reality television series titled Underworld and the romantic comedy series titled Love & Friendship. Asides from acting, the multi-talented actress is also a model and has worked with some big brands.
The British actress has made a name for herself in the American movie industry and has won many awards. Also, she is regarded as one of the sexiest female celebrities in the world.
Kate has a daughter named Lily Mo Sheen…Guess you want to know more about the sexy celebrity? Go nowhere…let’s take a look at Kate’s biography, her early life, and career, family, plastic surgery and net worth.
Bio – Age and Early Life
The amazing actress Kathrin Romary Beckinsale was born in Chiswick, London in England on July 26, 1973. She was the only child of her parents, her mother Judy Loe, who is an actress and her father, Richard Beckinsale. She has an older paternal step-sister named Samantha Beckinsale who is also an actress.
Kate lost her father Richard to a heart attack when she was five years old, this led to her anorexia (an eating disorder) at the age of 15 after which she went for Freudian psychoanalysis for a period of four years.
Since her childhood, having been surrounded by actors, Kate developed an interest in pursuing a career in acting. She attended Godolphin and Latymer School, an all-girls school located in Hammersmith, West London, where she won WH Smith Young Writers Award for both fiction and poetry twice. After her graduation from high school, she enrolled at New College, Oxford where she studied French and Russian Literature. During her university days, she was part of the Oxford University Dramatic Society and in her third year, for being a language student she was required to study in Paris.
Beckinsale went to Paris where she became accustomed to the French language and traditions but then it became a moment of decision for the young actress to choose between her acting career and her education of which she chose to drop out of school in order to focus on her acting career.
While she was still in Oxford, the Star actress made her first television appearance in 1991 when she played a role in Devices and Desires, she later featured in One Against the Wind, a Hallmark film the same year. The next year, she starred in the film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.
After she left Oxford, she starred in so many other movies before joining the Hollywood. Some of her movies include BBC series titled Cold Comfort Farm and Thelma Holts Theatre Company production of Anton Chekhov’s film titled The Seagull in 1995.
However, in 1998 the talented actress began her acting career in Hollywood when she starred in The Last Days of Disco and in 1999; she earned a London Critics Circle Film Award for her role in the movie titled Brokedown Palace. Later in 1999, Beckinsale gave birth to a daughter named Lily Mo Sheen which kept her away from the screen till 2001.
She bounced back when she played a role in Pearl Harbor alongside Josh Hartnett and Ben Affleck, the movie, however, became one of the top-grossing films in 2001. Kate also featured in other movies including The Golden Bowl and Serendipity. Since 2003 till date; she became a cast in the box office top hit titled Underworld and the movie earned more than $95 million worldwide in 2003.
Kate has starred in several movies since the inception of her acting career, some of her recent movies include Love & Friendship in 2016, The Only Boy Living in New York in 2017, and currently, they are on-set for Underworld 6.
The gorgeous star actress is very smart with attractive personality. She was ranked as one of the hottest female celebrities on Maxim’s Hot 100 list since 2005 and has always been on FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World since 2005.
She has been nominated for 14 awards of which she has won four of them including the 2017 London Critics Circle Award for British Actress of the Year for her role in Love & Friendship.
The charming actress married Len Wiseman a movie director whom she met on the set of Underworld in 2003. Though he was married at the time, the duo started getting along and finally fell in love.
However, on May 9, 2004, the duo tied the knot in Bel-Air, California. Their marriage lasted for about twelve years and in 2015, the couple decided to go their separate ways. They announced their separation in November 2015 and finally divorced in 2016. The divorce was prompted by the couple’s irreconcilable differences.
Asides from Wiseman, Beckinsale has been in another relationship with an actor named Michael Sheen with whom she had a daughter named Lily. Kate and Michael met on the set of the movie The Seagull in early 1995; the duo fell in love and started dating. In 1999, the couple welcomed their daughter Lily Mo Sheen even though they never married. The couple, however, ended their relationship in 2003 but continued to be good friends since their breakup.
Kate Beckinsale’s Daughter
Lily Mo Sheen is the only daughter of the amazing British actress Kate Beckinsale and Michael Sheen. She was born in London, England on January 31, 1999. The young celebrity kid is also a child actress and has featured alongside her mom in three movies including Underworld: Evolution that was released in 2006, Click, and Everybody’s Fine.
She is gorgeous just like her mum and has gained much popularity ever since she was a kid, in December 2016, Lily gained admission into the New York University after her graduation from Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City.
Her college admission became a thing of joy for both Kate and Sheen as the pair has continued to shower their daughter with love and support.
Apparently, Sheen isn’t in any relationship yet, she currently lives with her mother Kate in Brentwood, Los Angeles.
The charming actress Kate Beckinsale in 2016 joined the list of celebrities that have undergone plastic surgery, she appeared first after her surgery during the 71st Annual Golden Globes Award night and her wrinkled face was obviously transformed and this raised side talks from her fans.
However, the star still looks beautiful with her much younger face. She has to maintain her body to avoid complications that arise from plastic surgery. The procedure left her face perfectly paved and shiny, her top lip was also altered.
Kate Beckinsale’s Net Worth
The multi-talented British actress Kate Beckinsale has amassed a lot of wealth since she started her acting career and she has been involved in so many Hollywood trailers. She is an actress and also models on print and television campaigns including adverts for Absolut Vodka, Lux Shampoo, and Diet Coke.
Kate Beckinsale has an estimated net worth of $16 million. She made her money from her acting and modeling career. The star actress received the salary of $50 thousand in 2001 for her work in Pearl Harbor. She is also active on social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Quick Facts about Kate Beckinsale / Height / Wiki
Birth name: Kathrin Romary Beckinsale
Date of birth: July 26, 1973
Birth City: Chiswick, London, England
Birth sign: Leo
Education: New College, Oxford
Profession: Actress, Model
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)
Weight: 54 kg (119 lbs)
Body Measurements: 34-23-34 inches
Spouse: Len Wiseman (m. 2004 and divorced in 2016)
Net Worth: $16 million