Caitriona Balfe Biography

(Actress and Model)

Caitriona Balfe is an Actress and a Proud patron of World Child Cancer. Caitriona married her soulmate, Tony McGill, in 2019. Her chemistry with Outlander co-star, Sam Heughan confused the fans!

Relationship Facts of Caitriona Balfe

  • Caitriona Balfe is married to Tony McGill {Compare Couple}.
  • She is mother of One.
  • Caitriona Balfe is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Caitriona Balfe?

Caitriona Balfe is married to her fiance, Tony McGill. Tony is a music producer and his full name is Anthony “Tony” McGill.

Caitriona and Tony wed in mid-August 2019 at St. Mary’s Church in Bruton in an intimate religious ceremony. The couple was officiated by Rev. Louis Beasley-Suffolk.

The couple was in a relationship in 2012 and in 2018, Tony proposed to her. Similarly, the duo is blessed with their first child a boy.

On August 18, 2021, Caitrionatook to Instagram to reveal that she and her husband had welcomed a baby boy.

She was rumored to be having an affair with her Outlander co-star, Sam Heughan as they were seen making a public appearance together.

However, those rumors turned out to be false after they denied it. Also, Sam is dating Mackenzie Mauzy.

Who is Caitriona Balfe?

Caitriona Balfe is an Irish actress and model. She is mostly recognized as Claire Fraser in the Starz drama series ‘Outlander’.

She appeared in other movies and television series including ‘Money Monster’, ‘The Price of Desire’, ‘Now You See Me’ among others.

Caitriona Balfe: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Balfe was born as Caitríona Mary Balfe in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland on October 4, 1979, to Garda Sergeant, the father. But her mother’s name is unknown.

Throughout her early life, she grew up in the village of Tydavnet, near Monaghan in a family of seven.

Additionally, she became intrigued by the world of show business in her childhood years. She is of Irish nationality and is of Roman descent.


Talking about her education, Balfe attended Theatre at the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama. In addition, she worked as a fashion model in Paris while studying there.

Caitriona Balfe: Career, Profession

Initially, Balfe started as a model. She has modeled for some of the big names including Chanel, Moschino, Givenchy, Dolce & Gabbana, Alberta Ferretti, and Louis Vuitton.

Additionally, some of the brands that she has represented are Marc Jacobs, Armani, Anna Sui, Balenciaga, Céline, Chado Ralph Rucci, Chloé, Christian Dior, Diesel, DKNY, Dries Van Noten, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Gianfranco Ferré, Hugo Boss, Hussein Chalayan, Iceberg, Issey Miyake, Jil Sander, Julien Macdonald, and others.

Balfe played the minor role of an employee of the magazine Runway in the 2006 film ‘The Devil Wears Prada’. Since then, she has appeared in several other movies and television series. Some of them are ‘Crush’, ‘H+’, ‘Lost Angeles’, ‘The Beauty Inside’, ‘Super 8’, and others.

Awards, Nominations

All in all, Balfe has a total of 9 wins and 7 nominations to her name as an actress.

For her work as an actress, Balfe has won several awards throughout her career.  She garnered Golden Globe Award nominations in the year 2016 and 2017.

Balfe won the Saturn Award twice in the year 2015 and 2016. She won the BAFTA Scotland Award in 2016.

Caitriona Balfe: Salary, Net Worth

Balfe has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2022. In Outlander, her income is estimated to be $500,000 per episode.

Caitriona Balfe: Rumors and  Controversy

Balfe became part of a controversy after the cast of ‘Outlander’ and writers clashed over a controversial book change. Furthermore, there is a rumor at present that suggests that Balfe might be romantically involved with her co-star Sam Heughan.

However, both of the stars have said several times that they are just friends.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurement, Caitriona Balfe has a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 177 cm. Additionally, she weighs 59 kg or 130 pounds. Furthermore, she has a body measurement of 34-24-34 inches or 86-61-86 cm.

In addition, her dress size is 4 (US) and her shoe size is 9.5 (US). Her hair color is brown and her eye color is blue.

Social Media Profile

Balfe is quite active on social media. She has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Twitter as well as Instagram. She has more than 519.9K followers on Twitter.

In addition, she has more than 1.8 million followers on Instagram. However, she is not active on Facebook.

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