Katherine Heigl Biography
Katherine Heigl is an American actress, film producer and former fashion model.Heigl was born in Washington, D.C., in Columbia Hospital for Women.She is the youngest of four children of Nancy (née Engelhardt), a personal manager, and Paul Heigl, a financial executive and accountant. Her father is of German (including Swiss-German) and Irish descent, and her mother is of German ancestry.
Her siblings are Meg (adopted), Jason (deceased), and Holt. Heigl lived in Virginia and then Denver, before her family moved into a Victorian-style farmhouse in the town of New Canaan, Connecticut, when Katherine was five, and where she spent the rest of her childhood.
In 1986, her older brother Jason died of injuries suffered in a car accident, after being thrown from the back of a pickup truck while out for lunch with some of his high school classmates. His organs were donated by his family after death. Her brother’s death led Heigl’s parents to convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Heigl was reared in that faith (prior to that, her mother had been Lutheran and her father Catholic).
Katherine Heigl Acting Career
She started her career as a child model with Wilhelmina Models before turning her attention to acting. She made her film debut in That Night(1992) and later appeared in My Father the Hero (1994) as well as Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995).
Heigl played Izzie Stevens on the ABC medical drama Grey’s Anatomy from 2005 to 2010, a role for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2007. Heigl has also had a prominent film career, with appearances in Knocked Up (2007), 27 Dresses (2008), The Ugly Truth (2009), Killers (2010), Life As We Know It (2010) and New Year’s Eve (2011). She played the lead role on the short-lived NBC television series State of Affairs from 2014 to 2015.
Additionally, she has established herself as a cover model, appearing in numerous publications including Maxim, Vanity Fair and Cosmopolitan.
Katherine Heigl Husband
Heigl is married to Josh Kelley.
Katherine Heigl Children
Heigl has three children named Adalaide Marie,Hope Kelley and Nancy Leigh Kelley.
Katherine Heigl Net Worth
Heigl is worth $30 Million.
Katherine Heigl Age
Heigl is 38 years of age.