Riveting Facts About Kathryn Boyd, Josh Brolin’s Wife

Kathryn Boyd is the wife of Josh Brolin, the American actor. She is an American model and actress born on 12 October 1987. Kathryn and Josh have been married since 2016 and are still going strong. They have two daughters together.

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, including his real-life spouse Kathryn Boyd, into the spotlight.

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’s Bio Summary

Age/Date of Birth:
36 years old (October 12, 1987)
5 ft 10 in or 180 cm
Husband or Boyfriend:Josh Brolin (2015-Present)
Net Worth:$1 Million - $5 Million

Kathryn Boyd at a Glance


Who Is Kathryn Boyd?

Kathryn Boyd 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.

How Kathryn Boyd 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.

Kathyrn Boyd
Kathryn Boyd and Josh Brolin: Image Source

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.

Does Kathryn Boyd Have Kids With Josh Brolin?

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. The duo’s second daughter was born on December 25, 2020.

Although Westlyn is Boyd’s first baby, she 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.

Josh Brolin’s Wife’s 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.

Meet Josh Brolin’s Other Spouses

Hollywood is notorious for failed marriages and The Milk actor is a part of that statistics. Apart from his failed relationship with Minnie Driver, he has been in two failed marriages. His first marriage to Alice Adair began in the early years of his career and lasted for roughly six years.

About a decade later, he got married to his second wife Diane Lane: the union lasted for nine years. Thereafter, he began dating his third wife Kathryn Boyd to whom he has been married since 2016.

Meet Josh Brolin’s First Wife, Alice Adair 

  • Birth Name: Deborah J. Adair
  • Date of Birth: June 26, 1966
  • Age: 57 Years Old
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Duration of Marriage to Josh Brolin: 1988 – 1994
  • Children: Trevor Brolin (Daughter) and Eden Brolin (son)

Much is yet to be learned about the early life and family background of Josh Brolin’s first wife, Alice Adair. But according to some reports, she is a citizen of the United States of America born on the 26th of June 1966 in Colorado Springs, USA.

Although nothing has been heard from her since 2015, Alice also works in Hollywood as an actress. If we are not mistaken, her career began the same year Josh pulled off his first major screen role, in 1985, when she was seen as Holyanna in “Holyanna”, the music video of the American rock band, ToTo. The following year, she played Carla Cappoletti in the “Streetwise” episode of Miami Vice and then as Kathy Evans in another episode of As the World Turns; this was in 1987.

In 1988, she played Rachel Slaten in Desperado: Avalanche at Devil’s Ridge, a TV movie, and then was seen as Diane McBride in the “Honeymoon Express” episode of the TV series Quantum Leap the next year. Her next role after that was in 1990 when she appeared as Kathleen Devlin in the “Daddy’s Girl” episode of The Young Riders.

That’s not all; Adair portrayed Cornelia Granthomme in Szuler, a 1992 drama film written and directed by Adek Drabinski. Her last role was in 2015 when she played Mary in Rideshare, a short thriller film directed by Nathan Larkin-Connolly.

It is hard to tell when Josh Brolin and his first wife met, how they fell in love, and when they began dating. We can only confirm that they got married in 1988 and divorced in 1994. What led to the end of their marriage is also not known to the public but it seems it was an amicable separation. This assumption is based on the fact that they continued to co-parent the two kids they had together after their divorce.

Josh Brolin’s Second Wife Diane Lane Also Works In Hollywood 

  • Birth Name: Diane Colleen Lane
  • Date of Birth: January 22, 1965
  • Age: 59 Years Old
  • Occupation: Actress and Producer
  • First Husband: Christopher Lambert
  • Duration of Marriage to Brolin: 2004 – 2013
  • Children: Eleanor Jasmine Lambert

As it is with her ex-husband Josh Brolin, Diane Lane was born to popular parents known for their involvement in showbiz. Her father Burton Eugene Lane was a drama coach who operated a well-known acting workshop with late American actor John Cassavetes. And her mother Colleen Leigh Farrington was a Playboy model and nightclub singer.

Born in New York City, Diane began her career in 1979 when she played Lauren in A Little Romance. She struggled to make a significant impact in the industry until she got to play Lorena Wood in Lonesome Dove, an epic Western adventure television miniseries that aired in 1989.

The role earned her a Primetime Emmy Awards nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or a Special. Some of her other popular projects include the 2002 erotic thriller film, Unfaithful, which earned her an Academy Awards nomination for Best Actress; Nights in Rodanthe, Inside Out, The Perfect Storm, A Walk on the Moon, and The Outsiders.

The actress and her ex-husband Josh Brolin met for the first time when Brolin and Diane’s first husband Christopher Lambert worked together in the 1994 suspense thriller, The Road Killers. Nonetheless, they didn’t begin dating until 2002; this was after they reacquainted at a premiere party for the 2001 biographical drama film, A Beautiful Mind.

July 2003 came and it emerged that the two were engaged and over a year later, precisely on the 15th of August 2004, they got married at Josh Brolin’s ranch in Los Angeles. Before the year ran out, the couple were already having issues, including an altercation that led to Brolin’s arrest in December of that same year.

Fast forward to December 2012, several celebrity gossip sites reported that the two were on the verge of parting ways. This was substantiated in February 2013 when the couple announced that they have decided to end their marriage. It was also an amicable separation and they have both refrained from speaking ill of each other. The marriage didn’t produce any children but Lane came into it with Eleanor Lambert, the child she had with her first husband.

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