American actress Kate Mara is best known for her portrayal of Zoe Barnes in the Netflix political drama House of Cards. She played computer analyst Shari Rothenberg in the Fox TV series 24 and Hayden McClaine in the FX horror miniseries American Horror Story: Murder House. She has also been a cast in popular films like Fantastic Four, Brokeback Mountain, Shooter, The Open Road, Transcendence, and The Martian.
Kate Mara Biography
Birthday / Date of Birth
Kate Mara was born on 27 February 1983, in Bedford, Westchester County, New York, USA.
She’s currently 39 years old.
Her ancestry is Irish, French-Canadian, German and Italian.
Kate attended Fox Lane High School in Bedford, New York and graduated a year early, and then got admission at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University to study musical theater. But she eventually left it to try her luck in acting.
- Father – Timothy Christopher Mara
- Mother – Kathleen McNulty Mara (née Rooney)
- Siblings – Rooney Mara (Younger Sister) (Actress), Conor Mara (Sister), Daniel Mara (Older Brother)
Kate Mara Personal Life
Kate Mara started dating actor Jamie Bell, with whom she worked in Fantastic Four, in 2015. The couple got engaged in January 2017 and subsequently married on July 17, 2017. She is a stepmother to Bell’s son from his marriage to Evan Rachel Wood. They have a daughter together, born in May 2019.
Past to that, she dated stars Justin Long, McG, Charlie Cox and Max Minghella.
- Feet – 5 feet 3 inches
- Centimeters – 160 cm
- Meters – 1.6 m
- Kilograms – 52 kg
- Pounds – 115 lbs
- Measurements – 34-24-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip -35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
She wears a size 6 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 2 (US).
In 1999, Kate made her onscreen debut in the drama film, Joe the King, in which she played the role of Allyson.
Two years later, she made her television appearance in the police procedural and legal drama TV series Law & Order. She starred as as Jenna Erlich in an episode titled “Shadow”.
Her role as as Susan “Sue” Storm / The Invisible Woman in the superhero film Fantastic Four in 2015.
Her selected film credits includes Brokeback Mountain (2005), We Are Marshall (2006), Shooter (2007), Transsiberian (2008), Stone of Destiny (2008), The Open Road (2009), Transcendence (2014), The Martian (2015), Morgan (2016), and Megan Leavey (2017).
She has endorsed AT&T and appeared in their television commercials.
- Movies – Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980), Friday Night Lights (2004), Lady Jane (1986), The Sound of Music (1965), The English Patient (1996)
Kate Mara Net Worth
Thanks to her work on both films and television, Kate Mara is worth around $14 million as of 2023. Expect that number to increase as long as she continues acting.
Kate Mara Facts
Mara started acting at the age of nine years old. She used to perform in school plays and community theater and also attended several youth theater-arts schools.
Kate studied dance when she was young. She is versatile in different dance forms such as ballet, jazz and tap.
Kate has stated that her family is huge and she 22 aunts and uncles and 40 cousins.
She is a big fan of Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants.
She is one of the faces of the Humane Society of the United States and has appeared in their campaign videos to promote Meatless Monday.
Kate Mara lives between Los Angles and Manhattan.
In 2017, Mara starred in Megan Leavey, playing Megan Leavey, a real-life U.S. marine who bonded with her military working dog.
In 2020, she received an Independent Spirit nomination for Best New Scripted Series as an executive producer for the Hulu miniseries A Teacher.