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Katherine Heigl

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Net worth 2018: $1.7 Million
Industry: Other
BirthDay: 24 November 1978
Children: 1

Katherine Heigl was bornon 24 November 1978 in . One of the few women who can still command $12 million per picture, Heigl is the new queen of romantic comedies. She risks having that crown taken away from her though due to a couple of recent duds including Killers which earned only $100 million and Life as We Know It which performed slightly better bringing in $106 million on an estimated budget of $40 million.


She reprised the voice-over role of Andie in the animated sequel The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature, which was released theatrically on August 11, 2017


In June 2016, the couple announced that they were expecting their third child


The show premiered in 2015, to largely negative reviews; Rotten Tomatoes' critical consensus was: "State of Affairs benefits from Alfre Woodard's talent, but this overly serious show is dragged down by Katherine Heigl's unsympathetic character and a surfeit of unintentional laughs"


Heigl starred in the romantic drama Jackie & Ryan (2014), opposite Ben Barnes, portraying a recent single mom battling to hold onto her daughter and the love interest of a modern-day train hopper


In June 2013, she began appearing in a television commercial for Vicks' ZzzQuil


In 2012, on behalf of PETA, she signed a letter to members of the Utah legislature, urging them to reject a law that would make undercover filming in factory farms a criminal offense


In 2011, Heigl launched the "I Hate Balls" Campaign, focused on promoting spay/neuter of pets, to help save the lives of millions of companion animals


In 2010, Heigl was honored with the "Presidential Service Award" by ASPCA for her work and dedication to animal welfare


In September 2009, the couple adopted a daughter, Naleigh (Nancy Leigh), from South Korea, the birthplace of Heigl's adoptive sister Meg


There was some speculation that Heigl might be leaving Grey's Anatomy after the end of the 2008–2009 season


" They were married on December 23, 2007, in Park City, Utah


In June 2006, Heigl became engaged to singer Josh Kelley, whom she had met a year earlier on the set of his music video for "Only You"


The same year, Heigl landed the starring role in the independent film Side Effects (2005), a romantic comedy about marketing and the pharmaceutical industry, for which she was also executive producer


During this otherwise successful run, Heigl also starred in Zyzzyx Road; filmed in 2004 and not released until 2006, it has been cited as the lowest-grossing feature film of all time


In October 2003, Heigl was cast opposite Johnny Knoxville in The Ringer, a Farrelly brothers comedy that was released in December 2005


However, after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the film was shelved as its plot was considered inappropriate


In 1999, Heigl turned her attention to television when she accepted the role of Isabel Evans on the science fiction TV drama Roswell, a role that was expanded in the show's second and third seasons


In 1998, she co-starred with Peter Fonda in a re-working of the classic Shakespearean play The Tempest, set during the American Civil War


After her high school graduation in 1997, Heigl moved into a four-bedroom house in Malibu Canyon, California with her mother, who also became her manager


She landed the lead role in Disney's made-for-television film Wish Upon a Star in 1996, portraying two body-swapping characters along with Danielle Harris


In 1995, she starred in the Steven Seagal action thriller Under Siege 2: Dark Territory


She played Christina Sebastian in Steven Soderbergh's Depression-era drama King of the Hill before being cast in her first leading role in the 1994 comedy My Father the Hero


Heigl began studying acting and made her film debut in That Night (1992))


The Foundation was created in honor of Heigl's brother, who was killed in a car accident in 1986 at the age of fifteen


Katherine Marie Heigl (/ˈhaɪɡəl/; born November 24, 1978) is an American actress, film producer, and former fashion model


5 million in its opening weekend—and for her role, Heigl was nominated for Worst Supporting Actress at the 34th Golden Raspberry Awards

(3.8/164 votes)
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