Kate Beckinsale Net Worth, Money and More
NET WORTH: $16 Million
PROFESSION: Actress and Model
Any English beauty lovers out there? If yes, then I am so sure that you have all heard of Kate Beckinsale! She is an actress and a model. Beckinsale has done movies like Much Ado About Nothing, Prince of Jutland, Cold Comfort Farm, Emma and The Golden Bowl. Beckinsale started out as an actress on television doing minor roles. Beckinsale has also been a part of various stage and radio productions. Beckinsale’s breakthrough was with the famous movie Pearl Harbor and the much loved Serendipity. Beckinsale is known for her like Underworld, Van Helsing, Underworld: Evolution, Whiteout, Winged Creatures, Nothing but the Truth, Contraband, Underworld: Awakening and Snow Angles. Beckinsale made her debut while she was still studying at Oxford University. So, we know now that she is a beauty with brains! Beckinsale is the princess of action movies, for me. Beckinsale has a daughter with Michael Sheen. Her name is Lily Mo Sheen. Beckinsale married Len Wiseman in the year 2004.
Officially known as Kathrin Romary Beckinsale. She was born in England and is the alone child of Richard Beckinsale and Judy Loe, who are both actors. Beckinsale made her debut on the small screen when she was only 4 years old, with the episode This is Your Life. The episode was dedicated to her father. Beckinsale lost her father of 31 years old to a heart attack when she was about five years old. This tragic loss really affected her. After this, she started thinking that bad things will happen. After a few years, Judy Loe, her mother, moved in with the director Roy Battersby. Kate Beckinsale shares a pretty close relationship with him. She was brought up along with his four sons and a daughter. Beckinsale has won awards for writing both fiction and poetry. Beckinsale often says that she “loathed being a teenager”. Her teenage was tough on herB . Beckinsale had anorexia when she was 15 years old and so, she had to undergo Freudian psychoanalysis for a long period of 4 years. Beckinsale has a smart mind! She studied French and Russian Literature at Oxford and is described as slightly nuts and very charming by Victoria Coren. She was involved with the drama society and has also performed at the Oxford Playhouse.
Beckinsale knew she wanted to be an actress ever since she was a kid. This was mainly because of the fact that her parents were both actors and she understood the fun that they had. She made her debut with a small part in Devices and Desires. She appeared in the film One Against The Wind. From then on, Beckinsale has done a lot of movies like Much Ado About Nothing, Prince of Jutland, Hamlet, Marie- Louise Ou La Permission, Cold Comfort Farm, Haunted, Emma, Shooting Fish etc. She also did plays and stage shows. That is how she met Michael Sheen.
Around 1998, Beckinsale started looking for work in the United States of America. This move resulted in her doing movies like The Last Days of Disco, The Golden Bowl, Pearl Harbor, Serendipity, Laurel Canyon, The Underworld Series, Van Helsing, The Aviator and the like.
After this phase, Beckinsale shifted her focus to small scale drama. It included the drama Snow Angels, Winged Creatures, Nothing but the Truth, Everybody’s fine and the like. In the year 2012, Beckinsale again started acting in mainstream cinema with movies like Contraband, Reykjavik-Rotterdam, Total Recall and her new movies like The Trials of Cate McCall, Eliza Graves, The Face of An Angel, Absolutely Anything.
Apart from acting, Beckinsale has also tried her hand at modeling. She has worked as an occasional model. She has appeared in the music video “Waltz Away Dreaming” for George Michael. She also also starred opposite Orlondo Bloom in an advertisement for Gap. She has worked for other commodity advertisements like Diet Coke and Absolut Vodka and Lux.
- Chevy Suburban
- Pontiac Grand AM
- Santa Monica Hills Home
Kate Beckinsale has managed to keep a relatively calm media image. She has her life pretty sorted out. She was in a serious relationship with Michael Sheen for around 8 years stretching from 1995 to 2003. They have a daughter together named Lily Mo Sheen, in the year 1999. For Beckinsale, it was love at first sight. The man never proposed but to her, the relationship felt like marriage. When this relationship ended in the year 2003, she was involved with the movie Underworld. During the filming time, Beckinsale and Len Wiseman, the director, got involved in a relationship.
Till date, both Beckinsale and Wiseman have remained friends with Michael Sheen. Though Beckinsale has not been able to steer way clear from the media’s paws, there have been issues with the press. She is protective of her daughter and in 2003, Beckinsale filed a complaint for printing her daughter’s picture in the newspaper, Daily Mail. The newspaper had to publish an apology for stating that Beckinsale had to go to a clinic to recover from her split with her partner Michael Sheen. Beckinsale is in favor of the pro-choice movement. She is also seen doing charity work. She also has a charity called British Heart Foundation. Beckinsale has donated for foundations like Entertainment Industry Foundation, Cedars- Sinai Medical Center. She plans to raise awareness regarding the subject of children’s literacy and its importance.