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(actress and theatre director)

Cate Blanchett is an Australian actress and theatre director. Cate Blanchett is a married woman. She is married to Australian playwright Andrew Upton

Relationship Facts of Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett is married to Andrew Upton {Compare Couple}.
Cate Blanchett married on December 29, 1997.
💑 Anniversary in 335 days 💑
She is mother of Four (Edith Vivian Patricia Upton, Dashiell John Upton, Roman Robert Upton, Ignatius Martin Upton).
Cate Blanchett is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.


How is the marital life of Cate Blanchett?

Cate Blanchett is a married woman. She is married to Australian playwright Andrew Upton.

The pair first met in 1996 when they were working on the play ‘The Seagull’.

The pair exchanged vows on December 29, 1997.

Furthermore, they have four children from the marriage, Dashiell John, Roman Robert, Edith Vivian Patricia Upton, and Ignatius Martin.

The marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.

Who is Cate Blanchett?

Cate Blanchett is an Australian actress and theatre director.

People mostly recognize her for her roles in movies including ‘Elizabeth’, ‘The Aviator’, ‘Blue Jasmine, ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and ‘Carol’.

Additionally, she is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Academy Awards.

Cate Blanchett: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Blanchett was born in Ivanhoe, Australia on May 14, 1969, to parents June and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr.

Her father was a United States Navy petty officer and her mother worked as a property developer and teacher.

Additionally, she has an older brother who is a computer systems engineer and a younger sister who is a theatrical designer.

She was raised by a single mother after her father died of a heart attack when she was 10.

Additionally, she became interested in the world of acting in her childhood years.

She is of Australian and American nationality.

Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, Scottish, Cornish, Northern Irish, and French.

Education

Talking about her education, Blanchett attended primary school in Melbourne at Ivanhoe East Primary School.

Additionally, she later attended Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School and then Methodist Ladies’ College.

Furthermore, she studied economics and fine arts at the University of Melbourne.

However, she dropped out after one year to travel overseas. Eventually, she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from NIDA in 1992.

Cate Blanchett: Professional life, Career

Cate Blanchett initially had her major stage role in the 1992 David Mamet play ‘Oleanna’.

Additionally, she also portrayed the role of Clytemnestra in the production of Sophocles’ ‘Electra’.

In addition, she made her feature film debut in the 1997 Bruce Beresford film ‘Paradise Road’.

In the same year, she also appeared in ‘Oscar and Lucinda’. She was able to turn heads after her outstanding performance in ‘Elizabeth’.

In 1999, she appeared in ‘An Ideal Husband’, ‘Pushing Tin’, and ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’. She played Lola in the 2000 movie ‘The Man Who Cried’.

Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series. All in all, she has over 60 credits as an actress.

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Some other movies and television series that Blanchett has appeared in are ‘Ocean’s Eight’, ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, ‘Song to Song’, ‘Manifesto’, ‘Carol’, ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, ‘The Monuments Men’, ‘The Turning’, ‘Hanna’, ‘Robin Hood’, ‘Notes on a Scandal’, ‘The Good German’, ‘The Missing’, ‘Heaven’, ‘Bandits’, ‘The Gift’, and ‘The Shipping News’ among others.

Additionally, she also has 3 credits as a producer and 1 credit as a director.

Blanchett also appeared in the popular ‘Lord of the Rings franchise.

To date, she has worked with some of famous names in Hollywood including Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Ron Howard, Terrence Malick, Anthony Minghella, Steven Spielberg, and Ridley Scott among others.

Awards

Blanchett has won two Academy Awards. Additionally, she has also received other four Oscar nominations.

She has also won a Golden Globe Award and BAFTA Award.

All in all, she has 151 wins and 184 nominations to her name to date.

Cate Blanchett: Net Worth, Salary

Blanchett has not revealed her current salary.

However, she has an estimated net worth of around $95 million as of 2022.

She has also purchased a $4.5 million house in the United Kingdom.

Cate Blanchett: Rumors, Controversy

Blanchett became part of a controversy after she revealed that she and Sandra Bullock got ‘penis facials’ at Georgia Louise Atelier in New York.

Additionally, she was also involved in another controversy when she revealed that she was sexually harassed by Harvey Weinstein.

At present, there are no rumors concerning Blanchett’s life and career.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Talking about her body measurement, Cate Blanchett has a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 174 cm.

Additionally, she weighs around 59 kg or 130 pounds.

She has a measurement of 34-24-35 inches or 86-61-89 cm.

Furthermore, her hair color is blonde and her eye color is blue.

Social Media

Blanchett is active on social media.

She has more than 387k followers on Instagram, around 38.7k followers on Facebook, and over 4.5k followers on Twitter.

 

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