Katherine Schwarzenegger is not only known as the daughter of veteran actor Arnold Schwarzenegger but is also a renowned American author. She is known for her popular inspirational book; Rock What You’ve Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty from Someone Who’s Been There and Back, a book encouraging women to get back on their feet no matter what life throws at them. Katherine is not one of those who sit back and feed off the fame of their fortunate relatives. Here are lesser known facts about her.
Who is Katherine Schwarzenegger?
She was born on December 13, 1989, in Los Angeles, California to her parents Arnold Schwarzenegger, her father and Maria Shriver, her mother. The talented author has direct blood ties with the John F Kennedy family. Katherine’s maternal grandmother, Eunice is a younger sister to late president John F Kennedy. Her maternal grandfather, Sargent Shriver was a prominent politician who served as a US Ambassador to France and was also Vice Presidential nominee for the Democrats during the 1972 electioneering.
The eldest daughter of the Schwarzeneggers is an older sister to two brothers named Patrick and Christopher, and a younger sister named Christina. Katherine has a half-brother named Joseph Baena. As a child, she was always inclined to writing and the creative arts. Kath became very popular in 2010 following the release of her book titled Rock What You’ve Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty from Someone Who’s Been There and Back.
The book was centered on her own personal experiences during her school days. It was in the book that she revealed that she had low self-esteem issues from fourth to seventh grade as a result of her dissatisfaction with her body. The book revolved around advice to women on how to be confident and positive amid all negativities.
All grown and stronger than before, Katherine Schwarzenegger has embraced positivity, does exercise, Yoga and encourages other women who may be passing through the same issues like her. She graduated from college in 2012 and at the time was not sure of how to venture into her career. In the process of seeking direction from those she looked up to, she came up with another book; I Just Graduated… Now What.
The motivational book was released in 2014 and was a kind of guide for fresh graduates. Katherine released another book, Maverick and Me in 2017. The book was centered on the humanitarian act of pet rescue and adoption. Katherine’s fans, as well as the media, continue to anticipate more inspiring books from the talented author.
Her Net Worth
Katherine Schwarzenegger’s source of income is mainly from her books. According to some sources the American author sits on an estimated net worth of $1 million. With relentless efforts and more input, this figure is likely to rise in the coming years.
Her Relationship Timeline With Chris Pratt
It was not only because of her celebrity family background, but Katherine’s personal life became a public business when words of her relationship with popular Hollywood actor Chris Pratt broke. Although celebrity relationships may sound ordinary to the ears, what makes this interesting is that the author and Pratt were match-made by her own mother.
Maria Shriver was the engineer who designed the beautiful and perfect atmosphere suitable enough to bring out the love sparks in the two. It all started at the beginning of 2018 after Kath’s mother set them up. The two since then have made appearances together making it quite obvious that they are dating. Chris and Katherine have shared passionate kisses in public on several occasions.
Pratt was formally married to Anna Faris. The two went their separate ways in 2018, and that same year Chris moved on with Shriver’s daughter. Pratt was no stranger to Katherine Schwarzenegger’s mother; the two knew each other through mutual friends. She liked him for her daughter and did the planning and setting up.
Everything seemed to work like magic as the couple effortlessly fit the puzzle. Both are strong Christians and are spiritually sound. More so, Pratt’s child from his previous marriage – Jack – is not an impediment to their relationship; Kathrine loves and accepts him as her own.