Kate Bosworth Bio, Age, Husband, Height, Movies, Net Worth, Facts

Kate Bosworth is an American actress who became a prominent face in Hollywood after portraying her role as a surfer in the hit movie Blue Crush. Having made her debut in the movie Horse Whisper, Kate has appeared in a bunch of hit movies, including Wonderland, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, and Superman Returns.

Kate Bosworth Biography

Kate Bosworth was born on January 2, 1983, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She is 41 years old as of 2024.

Birth NameCatherine Ann Bosworth
NicknameKatie, Kate
Date of BirthJanuary 2, 1983
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Age41 years old
Sun SignCapricorn
ProfessionActress, Model
EthnicityEnglish, some German and Cornish
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJustin Long


  • Father – Harold Bosworth (Former executive for Talbots)
  • Mother – Patricia (née Potter)
  • Siblings – She is the only child of her parents.


Kate attended Cohasset High School in Cohasset, Massachusetts, and graduated in 2001. In high school, she was an honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society.

She was later accepted into Princeton University in New Jersey but her enrollment was canceled due to her lack of sufficient attendance.

Kate Bosworth Personal Life

Kate Bosworth began dating actor Justin Long in 2021. The duo tied the knot in 2023.

She married American director Michael Polish on August 31, 2013, in Philipsburg, Montana. She announced her separation from Polish in August 2021.

Prior to her marriage, Kate dated English actor Orlando Bloom from 2003 to 2006 and Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgard from 2009 until 2011.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 5 inches
Centimeters – 165 cm
Meters – 1.65 m
WeightKilograms – 52 kg
Pounds – 115 lbs
Body BuildSlim
Eye ColorKate has a Heterochromia Iridium condition, and because of that, she has a hazel right eye and a blue left eye.
Hair ColorBlonde
Shoe Size8 (US)
Dress Size2 (US)
Distinctive Features Lean profile

Acting Career

Film Debut

Kate Bosworth made her feature film debut in the 1998 film, The Horse Whisperer, playing the supporting role as Judith.

Television Debut

Her first television appearance came after she was cast in a minor role as a background student in the family drama television series 7th Heaven in 2 episodes titled “Says Who?” and “Who Knew?” in 1997.

Famous For

Kate has appeared in numerous hit movies over the course of her acting career, including Blue Crush (2002), Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004), Superman Returns (2006), and 21 (2008).

Brand Endorsements

She has done endorsement work for GAP and Topshop.

She was the face of Calvin Klein Jeans (2008), Cotton Incorporated (2011), and P&G’s skincare product, SK-II Malaysia (2013).

Favorite Things

  • Movie – The Fabulous Baker Boys
  • Ice Cream – Ben and Jerry’s Half Baked
  • Holiday Destination – Maldives

Kate Bosworth Net Worth

As of 2024, Kate Bosworth has a net worth of $12 million, which she accumulated over the years from film and TV appearances and endorsements.

Kate Bosworth Facts

Kate began learning horseback riding at a young age and at the age of 14, she became a champion equestrian.

She played varsity soccer and lacrosse in high school.

She landed her first acting job through an open casting call and went to the audition just to experience the process, and fortunately, she won the role of the female lead’s best friend.

In 2005, she was ranked at #38 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 list and gained #8 position in the same list in 2006

She received nominations for her performance in such movies as Blue Crush, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, Superman Returns, 21, and Movie 43.

In 2006, Kate Bosworth was ranked at #69 in FHM magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World” supplement.

She is a fan of the Dallas Cowboys, as mentioned as part of her appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in January 2015.

Kate is a member of Soka Gakkai International, an organization of Nichiren Buddhism and Mahayana Buddhism

She is an active member of the Appalachia Service Project, a non-profit organization, which each summer sends groups to the Appalachian region to renovate homes for families living there.

Kate has a fear of flying.

She has 2 pet dogs – Dusty and Lila, and 2 pet cats – Dusty and Louise.

She is fluent in Spanish.

Kate was considered for the role of Susan Storm/ Invisible Girl in Fantastic Four (2005), but Jessica Alba was cast instead.

She launched a jewelry line called JewelMint in October 2010 along with her friend and celebrity stylist Cher Coulter.

Kate turned producer with the Netflix science-fiction series The I-Land, which she also starred in. It was released in 2019.