Cate Blanchett is a popular Australian actress. She is famous and well known for playing a variety of diverse roles in both independent and mainstream films. Let’s get to know more about the life of a talented actress.
Cate Blanchette has an estimated net worth of $95 million. In August 2017 and August 2018, she has earned $13 million. The actress has a successful acting career and she has earned her net worth from working in many successful films. She is one of the 10 highest-paid actresses and has a massive net worth that is nearing billions.
Cate Blanchett was born on May 14, 1969, in Melbourne, Australia. Her mother worked as a property developer and her father was a part of the American Navy officer. His parents met each other when his father’s ship was stationed in Melbourne. Her father died of a heart attack when she was just 10 years old. She completed high school and enrolled in a University for a degree in economics and fine arts. She also lived in Egypt, and has also been a part of the Egyptian boxing movie “Kaboria.”
Cate made her debut in the acting industry by working on stage in Sydney. She starred in the 1992 David Mamet play “Oleanna.” She signed her first feature film role in 1997 and played a supporting role in “Paradise Road.” The actress has received dozens of awards and was also critically acclaimed for playing the character of Queen Elizabeth I.
Blanchett gained dozens of new fans when she appeared in the movie “The Lord of the Rings. She was awarded an Oscar award for the Best Supporting Actress for her role in the movie “The Aviator.” In 2006, Blanchett was signed to play a role in the movie “Babel. She received seven Academy Award nominations for the role. She also appeared in Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2007.
The actress was also a part of the movie “I’m Not There” that year. In 2009, Blanchett did another project for stage and was cast in the Sydney Theatre Company production of “A Streetcar Named Desire.
In 2020, Blanchett starred in two miniseries, called the “Stateless. She also appeared in FX/Hulu historical drama miniseries “Mrs. America. She plays a conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly in the miniseries which became a success and made her a household name. The series made its debut in the U.S. and achieved a lot of critical acclaims. Blanchett also got nominated for an Emmy for Best Actress for playing the role, of Regina King.
Blanchett will be starring alongside Bradley Cooper in the movie Guillermo del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley. She will also be a part of movies like the “Borderlands,” “Don’t Look Up,” “Armageddon Time,” and will portray Lucile Ball in Aaron Sorkin’s “Lucy and Desi.”
Cate is married to Australian writer Andrew Upton since 1997. The couple has three children. They live-in their family home in Brighton, England for ten years but they have now moved to their native country Australia in 2006. The couple purchased a house in East Sussex, England, and moved there in 2016.