If you are one of the numerous fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Josh Brolin shouldn’t be a strange name. If it is, his on-screen villain role as Thanos surely isn’t; the character is a very popular one. Playing Thanos brought Josh a lot of attention that dragged the people close to him into the spotlight, this is the case for his real-life spouse Kathryn Boyd.
Even though she has a number of achievements as a model and actress, Boyd is most popular as the wife of Brolin. From her marriage to the celebrity actor to her career attainments and whatnot, learn more about this Kathryn in the subsequent passages.
Kathryn Boyd at a Glance
Kathryn Boyd’s Early Life and Education
She was born on the 12th of October 1987 and her place of birth was in the beautiful city of Atlanta, Georgia. Much isn’t known about her family background but we can tell that Kathryn Boyd spent most of her early life in Georgia. Also, it’s no secret she is related by marriage to James Brolin (Father-in-law), Barbara Streisand (Stepmother-in-law), and Trevor and Eden Brolin, her stepchildren who are about the same age as her.
After she graduated from high school in 2005, Boyd proceeded to the University of Georgia where she studied and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Magazine Journalism. She also ran a certificate course in Photojournalism while at the university. After this, Kathryn proceeded to Santa Reparata International School of Art located in Florence, Italy to study photography in 2008.
Career Achievements as a Model and Actress
With a tall, slender form and a pretty face to match her physique, there is no doubt that Kathryn Boyd has just the right features for the modeling industry. She decided to put this to good use and officially kick-started her modeling career when she signed with one of the popular Los Angeles modeling firm known as L.A Models; that was sometimes in 2014.
Boyd rose through the ranks quite fast and received a lot of contracts, both on and off the runway. She also posed and graced the covers of many top-notch magazines over the years, including The Atlanta, Who What Wear, and Vogue. A couple of years into her modeling career, Boyd’s personal experience and that of her fellow models as regards finding the right length of jeans for their tall height; inspired her to create the fashion brand Midheaven Denim in 2018.
Today, she works full time as an entrepreneur and model; juggling her career with the demands of being a mom and a wife, while striving to make a name for herself as an actor and producer. It was in 2014 that Kathryn Boyd took her first steps into theatrical acting. Thus far, she has been a part of some short films like Ride to Vegas, Bad Company, and Rideshare, some of which she also produced.
How She Became Josh Brolin’s Wife
After college, Kathryn worked for a number of directors and producers in the entertainment industry as an assistant; one of them was her future husband Josh Brolin. To the best of our knowledge, she began working as his executive assistant at Brolin Productions in 2011. It was only a matter of time before their professional relationship become a romantic affair. As fate would have it, Brolin’s second divorce was finalized in 2013 and it marked the beginning of the Boyd-Brolin relationship.
By the time Brolin’s 2015 film Everest was in the works, they had already started dating and they had a lot of personal time together while filming in Italy. Some of their romantic moments together were even captured by the media and to the delight of many fans, Josh Brolin put a ring on Boyd’s finger that year.
The couple exchanged vows in a private ceremony held in Cashiers, North Carolina on September 24, 2016. Though the event was private with only some family and friends present, Kathryn Boyd posted pictures of their wedding on her Instagram account.
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Greatest day of my life. Easy. Hands down. Happy. Loving. Special. Complete. Incredible photography by @danellebohane #JBKBStuckTogether @joshbrolin I love you Thank you so much to our special guests, Trey McLaughlin and the Sounds of Zamar @treymclaughlin , Allegro Music, brilliant Bryan Gibson, Nitrograss, @theSoulsations and of course, the most amazing @theavettbrothers for helping create the most incredible tunes for us to get lost in this weekend. We love you all dearly. Reception – The Chattooga Club, Rehearsal dinner – Lonesome Valley @lonesomevalleyweddings Hair — @taffyambermua @kristinatabb Dress — designed by me crafted by Chris Hudson Couture Most handsome Tux compliments of — @dolcegabbana Flowers — @oakleafweddings
Do They Have Kids?
The couple welcomed their daughter Westlyn Reign in November 2018. According to Kathryn Boyd, the birth of Westlyn has changed her in so many ways.
Although it was Boyd’s first baby, Westlyn Reign ranks as the third child of Josh Brolin. The actor is also the father of Trevor and Eden Brolin; kids from his first marriage to Alice Adair.