Katherine Heigl
Katherine Heigl

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Name: Katherine Heigl
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Female
Height: 175 cm (5' 9'')
Birth Day: November 24, 1978
Age: 42
Country: United States
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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Katherine Heigl

Katherine Heigl was born on November 24, 1978 in United States (42 years old). Katherine Heigl is an Actor, zodiac sign: Sagittarius. Find out Katherine Heigl net worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Brief Info

Actress who gained fame for her role as Dr. Izzie Stevens on Grey's Anatomy, which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 2007. She also starred alongside Seth Rogen in the 2007 comedy Knocked Up. She returned to TV in 2017 as the star of CBS' Doubt.


She played lead roles in the films 27 DressesOne for the Money and Life as We Know it and also had supporting roles in such films as The Ringer and Bride of Chucky.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$30 Million

Salary 2020

Not known

Katherine Heigl Salary Detail

Salary Highlights: At the prime of her career, Katherine was one of the highest-paid actresses on the planet. After earning $6 million for both "27 Dresses" and "The Ugly Truth", her salary doubled to $12 million for "Killers" and "Life as we Know It". For the 2012 movie "One for the Money" she earned a career-high $15 million.

From these five roles alone, Katherine earned $51 million in base salaries.

Katherine Heigl Real Estate

Real Estate: In 2007, Katherine and Josh paid $2.55 million for a 4-bedroom home in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles, and she sold it for $2.622 million in 2013. Heigl also owned a smaller Los Feliz home, which she purchased for $1.5 million in 2006, and she put it on the market for $1.75 million in 2008.

Before Fame

She appeared in a national TV commercial for Cheerios cereal as a child.

Biography Timeline


In 1986, her older brother Jason died of injuries suffered in a car accident, after being thrown from the back of a pickup truck while out for lunch with some of his high school classmates. Her brother's death led Heigl's Lutheran mother and Catholic father to convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Heigl, then eight, was reared in that faith.

The Foundation was created in honor of Heigl's brother, who was killed in a car accident in 1986 at the age of fifteen. Heigl's Hounds of Hope rescues larger dogs with behavior problems from shelters with a high kill rate. It rehabilitates them through training and other adjustments to make them suitable for re-homing. As of 2014, Heigl has eight dogs of her own.


Heigl began studying acting and made her film debut in That Night (1992). 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. During this time, Heigl continued to attend New Canaan High School, balancing her film and modeling work with her academic studies. Heigl dropped out of New Canaan High School after her sophomore year to pursue her career in Hollywood.


In 1995, she starred in the Steven Seagal action thriller Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. Heigl portrayed a 16-year-old traveling by train through the mountains with her uncle Casey Ryback (Seagal), an ex-SEAL counter-terrorist expert, in order to visit the grave of her deceased father. The train is hijacked by mercenaries in Colorado, who keep Heigl's character as a hostage. Much of her work in the film was opposite Morris Chestnut, Sandra Taylor and Everett McGill. Despite an increased focus on acting, Heigl still modeled extensively, appearing regularly in magazines such as Seventeen.


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. That year Heigl's parents divorced, and her mother was diagnosed with cancer. 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. In 1998, she co-starred with Peter Fonda in the television movie The Tempest, an adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same name. The setting of the film was changed to Mississippi and it is set during the Civil War. She also starred in the horror film Bride of Chucky.


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. Heigl had auditioned for all three of the show's female leads (the other two roles eventually went to Shiri Appleby and Majandra Delfino) before she was finally cast as Isabel, an alien-human hybrid. Heigl was frequently featured in photo essays in magazines such as Life, TV Guide, and Teen as well as FHM. She appeared in the FHM and Maxim calendars, FHM's annual "100 Sexiest Women in the World", and was featured in the Girls of Maxim Gallery. In May 2006, Maxim awarded her #12 on their annual Hot 100List as well as voted the 19th "Sexiest Woman in the World" by readers of FHM magazine. While Roswell was in production, Heigl worked on several films, including 100 Girls, an independent 2001 film, and Valentine, a horror film starring David Boreanaz and Denise Richards.


Heigl accepted a role in Ground Zero, a television thriller scheduled to be telecast that fall which was based on the bestselling James Mills novel The Seventh Power, in the spring of 2001. She co-starred as a brilliant and politically-concerned college student who helps to build a nuclear device to illustrate the need for a change in national priorities. The device ends up in the hands of a terrorist following betrayal by a fellow student. However, after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the film was shelved as its plot was considered inappropriate. It was released in 2003 under the title Critical Assembly. After the 9/11 attacks, Heigl recorded a public service announcement for the American Red Cross to help raise money for victims.

In 2003, Heigl appeared in three television movies, including the horror genre Evil Never Dies [it], a modern-day variation on the Frankenstein story co-starring Thomas Gibson; and Love Comes Softly for Hallmark Entertainment as Marty Claridge, a young, newlywed traveling west, and reprised her role in the sequel Love's Enduring Promise the next year. Heigl played Isabella Linton in MTV's modern revamp of Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights. In October 2003, Heigl was cast opposite Johnny Knoxville in The Ringer, a Farrelly brothers comedy that was released in December 2005. Heigl starred as Romy in the 2005 television film Romy and Michele: In the Beginning, a prequel to the 1997 film Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.


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 2005, Heigl was cast in what would become her highest-profile role to date, as medical intern Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens on the ABC medical drama Grey's Anatomy. The show, initially a mid-season replacement, became a huge ratings success and one of the highest-rated series on broadcast TV. 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. A year later, Heigl was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries, or Television Film for her work on Grey's Anatomy.


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." They chose not to live together before they were married, with Heigl later explaining, "I think I just wanted to save something for the actual marriage... I wanted there to be something to make the actual marriage different than the dating or the courtship." They were married on December 23, 2007, in Park City, Utah.


In 2007, Heigl had her high-profile film breakthrough with Knocked Up (2007), a comedy from writer/director Judd Apatow, opposite Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, and Apatow's real-life wife, Leslie Mann. Upon its June 2007 theatrical release, the film received generally positive reviews from critics and proved to be a box office success and a summer romcom hit. The fees Heigl commanded increased after the film's success. The movie grossed $148,761,765 in the U.S., for which she earned a salary of US$300,000. Heigl's role in the film transformed her into Hollywood's new “It girl” according to Vanity Fair.

On September 16, 2007, Heigl won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Izzie Stevens on Grey's Anatomy. In her acceptance speech, she said that even her mother didn't think she would win. When her name was called for the award, her exclamation of "Shit!" had to be censored.


In September 2009, the couple adopted a daughter, Nancy Leigh, from South Korea, the birthplace of Heigl's sister Meg. She was born with a heart defect and underwent open-heart surgery before leaving Korea. In April 2012, Kelley and Heigl adopted a second daughter, Adalaide Marie Hope, from the U.S. In June 2016, the couple announced that they were expecting their third child. Heigl gave birth to a son, Joshua Bishop, on December 20, 2016.


Speculation as to whether Heigl would leave Grey's Anatomy persisted through most of season six. On March 11, 2010, Heigl reportedly did not show up for work on the show, and Heigl and series creator Shonda Rhimes subsequently reached an agreement to immediately release Heigl from her contract. As a result, Heigl's appearance on the January 21 episode of Grey's Anatomy was her final appearance of that season and, thus far, in the series. Heigl said that she left the show to focus not on her film career, but on her family.

In June 2010, Heigl starred in the Lionsgate comedy-thriller Killers, with Ashton Kutcher. She next starred in and produced the big-screen drama Life As We Know It, directed by Greg Berlanti, which revolved around a woman and a man whose respective best friends die in a car accident. Following the deaths, they begin to share in caring for their late friends' orphaned daughter. Heigl received $12 million for both films.

In 2010, Heigl was honored with the "Presidential Service Award" by ASPCA for her work and dedication to animal welfare. 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. The initiative features a Public Service Announcement starring Heigl and produced by Funny or Die. 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 appeared in the ensemble romantic comedy New Year's Eve, directed by Garry Marshall. Despite being a commercial success, grossing over $142 million worldwide, the film received generally negative reviews. Heigl next had the lead role in One for the Money (2012). Based on a series of novels by Janet Evanovich, the film's lead character is Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter working for a bonding company. The film was a financial failure, grossing just over $36 million worldwide against its production budget of $40 million. For her performance, Heigl received a Golden Raspberry Award nomination for Worst Actress.


In January 2012, Heigl disclosed her enthusiastic desires to reprise her role on Grey's Anatomy and wrap up Izzie's storyline, conceiving an idea of her success in another hospital after floundering in the fictional Seattle Grace hospital where she was 'one step behind the eight ball'. She admitted to regretting leaving the show. She said she regretted leaving the show and complimented the great work environment and family dynamic of the cast but also stated, "I completely understand if it doesn't necessarily work ... They've got a lot of storylines going on there."


In 2013, she appeared alongside Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton and Susan Sarandon in The Big Wedding, a comedy about an estranged family reuniting for a ceremony. A very poor critical and commercial reception greeted the film upon its release—it holds a 7% rating on film review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes and only made US$7.5 million in its opening weekend—and for her role, Heigl was nominated for Worst Supporting Actress at the 34th Golden Raspberry Awards. In June 2013, she began appearing in a television commercial for Vicks' ZzzQuil.


In 2014, Heigl admitted to Marie Claire magazine that while she loves romantic comedies and was “so stoked to be doing them”, she “hit it a little too hard,” professing “I couldn't say no. There's nothing wrong with them, but maybe I overloaded my audience. I should have done a superhero movie or a psychological thriller.” During this period of time, Heigl broke away from her conventional romcom roles, pursuing romantic dramas, doing voiceover work, dark comedies and returning to dramatic television.

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. The film was released in a limited release and through video on demand by Entertainment One in the United States. She also voice-acted the squirrel Andie in the animated film The Nut Job which was released on January 17, 2014. She reprised her role in its 2017 sequel, The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature which was released theatrically on August 11, 2017.


In 2015, Heigl starred as the titular role in the independent film Jenny's Wedding, about a woman who finally decides to get married, but her choice of partner tears her conventional family apart. An Indiegogo campaign was later launched to help raise money for post-production costs, and like Heigl's previous few projects, the film was distributed for a VOD and limited release in certain parts of the United States only.


In April 2019, it was announced that Heigl will star Fear of Rain (also titled I Saw a Man with Yellow Eyes), a psychological thriller written and directed by Castille Landon. Harry Connick Jr., Madison Iseman and Israel Broussard complete the cast.


Heigl returned to form when she was cast in the USA Network legal drama series Suits where she played the role of Samantha Wheeler, a new partner at the fictional law firm of Zane Specter Litt. Heigl remained successfully on the show for its final two seasons. She was later cast in the leading role opposite Sarah Chalke and Ben Lawson for the Netflix show Firefly Lane due for release in 2020.

Family Life

Katherine was raised as a Mormon and married Josh Kelley in 2007. The couple adopted their first daughter, Nancy, also known as "Naleigh," in 2009 and a second daughter, Adalaide, in 2012. Katherine gave birth to a son named Joshua Jr. in December 2016. 

Family Members

# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 Josh Kelley Josh Kelley $5 Million N/A 40 Pop Singer

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Katherine Heigl is 42 years old. Katherine Heigl will celebrate 43rd birthday on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Below we countdown to Katherine Heigl upcoming birthday.


Recent Birthday Highlights

37th birthday - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Katherine Heigl hints she had a boozy 37th birthday

The now 37-year-old former Grey's Anatomy star looked like she was having a ball as she readied herself to blow out her symbolic candle.

Katherine Heigl 37th birthday timeline


  1. After her brother had died Katherine’s parents made a very hard decision to donate his organs for the other patients that waited for the transplantation.
  2. It was her aunt that started her career. Katherine Heigl sent the pictures of her little niece to a model agency and the agency offered the girl a profitable contract.
  3. What are the most famous parts of Katherine?
    Katherine Heigl has starred in such movies as ‘Knocked Up’, ‘The Big Wedding’, ‘Life As We Know It’.
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    Katherine Heigl is a participant of numerous charity actions and programs, for instance, providing animal shelters. Katherine Heigl is also known for her activity for the donation of organs.

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