- Real nameCatherine Elise Blanchett
- Date of birthMay 14, 1969
- Age50 years
- Zodiac signTaurus
- BirthplaceIvanhoe, Australia
Parents and family
- Father Robert DeWitt Blanchett Jr.
- Mother June Blanchett
- Sister Genevieve Amelia Blanchett
- Brother Robert Blanchett III
Cate Blanchett husband
Cate Blanchett 4 kids
Cate Blanchett’s way to worldwide fame started on the stage of Australian theaters in 1992, where she took part in various productions. In 1996, she made a movie debut in short film Parklands and proceeded with her first part in full-length film Paradise Road in 1997.
Blanchett gained both critics’ and people’s attention in 1998 thanks to starring in Elizabeth movie. Since then she has appeared in a great number of successful projects. Thus, she is most noted for her parts in The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Lord of the Rings, The Aviator, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, I’m Not There, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Blue Jasmine plus Carol.
Moreover, Cate Blanchett continues to be a stage actress along with directing plays. In 2017, she made a Broadway debut with The Present production.
The performer earned many awards for her acting talent, comprising 2 Oscars, 3 BAFTAs, 3 Golden Globes, 3 SAG Awards plus 7 AACTA trophies.
Apart from acting, Cate has some endorsement deals and is the face of Si fragrance by Giorgio Armani. Additionally, Blanchett supports various charitable foundations. Being a social and environmental activist, she is also a proponent of sustainable living.
Cate has been married to screenwriter Andrew Upton since 1997. They gave birth to three sons: Dashiell, Roman and Ignatius. Moreover, they are parents to a daughter named Edith, whom they adopted in 2015. The spouses were also CEOs and artistic directors at The Sydney Theatre Company in 2008-2013.
A curious fact: today, Cate Blanchett is an example of femininity and beauty. However, the things weren’t always that way. In youth, she loved wearing masculine clothes as well as was a goth and punk. Once, she even shaved her head.