Cate Blanchett

Bio/Wiki Full NameCatherine Elise Blanchett NicknameCate ProfessionActress and theater director Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters– 174 cm in meters– 1.74 m in feet inches– 5’ 8” Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 55 kg in pounds– 121 lbs Figure Measurements (approx.)34-24-35 Eye ColourBlue Hair ColourBlonde Personal Life Date of Birth14 May 1969 Age (as in 2018) 49 Years BirthplaceIvanhoe, Victoria, Australia Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus SignatureCate Blanchett signature NationalityAustralian HometownIvanhoe, Victoria, Australia SchoolsIvanhoe East Primary School, Melbourne, Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School, Melbourne College/UniversityMethodist Ladies’ College, Melbourne, National Institute of Dramatic Art, New South Wales, Australia, University of Melbourne, Australia Educational QualificationDegree in Fine Arts DebutFilm: Police Rescue (1994)TV: Electra (1992) ReligionAtheist Food HabitNon-Vegetarian Address (Fan mail)RGM Associates PO Box 128 Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia HobbiesWearing Masculine Cloths, Traveling, Listening to Music Awards, Honours, Achievements Academy Awards Nominated Best Lead Actress for ‘Elizabeth’ Won Best Supporting Actress Award for ‘The Aviator’ Nominated Best Supporting Actress for ‘Notes on a Scandal’ Nominated Best Lead Actress for ‘Elizabeth: The Golden Age’ Nominated Best Supporting Actress for ‘I’m Not There’ Won Best Lead Actress Award for ‘Blue Jasmine’ Nominated Best Lead Actress for ‘Carol’Golden Globe awards Won Best Lead Actress Award for ‘Elizabeth’ Nominated Best Lead Actress for ‘Bandits’ Nominated Best Lead Actress for ‘Veronica Guerin’ Nominated Best Supporting Actress for ‘The Aviator’ Nominated Best Lead Actress for ‘Elizabeth: The Golden Age’ Won Best Supporting Actress Award for ‘I’m Not There’ Won Best Lead Actress Award for ‘Blue Jasmine’ Nominated Best Lead Actress for ‘Carol’ TattooA tattoo on her wrist Boys, Affairs and More Marital StatusMarried Affairs/BoyfriendsAndrew Upton Marriage Date29 December 1997 Family Husband/SpouseAndrew Upton (Playwright and Screenwriter) ChildrenSons– Dashiell John, Roman Robert, Ignatius MartinDaughter– Edith Vivian Patricia (Adopted)Cate Blanchett with her husband and children ParentsFather– Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr. (Former United States Navy Petty Officer)Mother– June (née Gamble) (Property Developer and Teacher) SiblingsBrother– Bob (Computer System Engineer)Sister– Genevieve (Theatrical Designer) Favourite Things Favourite MascaraSK-II’s or Tom Ford’s mascara Favourite Makeup ArtistMary Greenwell Favourite NovelistPeter Carey Favourite ActressMia Wasikowska Favourite Skin Care ProductSensai (By Sisley) Style Quotient Cars CollectionToyota Prius, Audi A8, Mercedes GL class, Chevy suburbanCate Blanchett getting out of her car Money Factor Salary (approx.)$12 million per movie Net Worth (approx.)$75 million (as per 2017)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Cate Blanchett

  • Does Cate Blanchett smoke?: Yes
  • Does Cate Blanchett drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Blanchett is of English, Scottish, and remote French descent.
  • Blanchett’s mother was Australian and her father was American.
  • Blanchett’s parents met when Blanchett’s father’s ship broke down in Melbourne.
  • When Blanchett was 10, her father died of heart attack.Childhood image of Cate Blanchett
  • Cate Blanchett had a great desire for dressing in masculine clothing, and went through goth and punk phases during her teenage years.
  • Once in Egypt, Blanchett was asked to work as an American cheerleader in an Egyptian boxing movie, Kaboria, and in need of money, she accepted the offer.
  • Blanchett met her husband Andrew Upton in 1996 on the set of a TV show. The two got married in 1997.
  • Blanchett captured international attention for her role as Elizabeth I of England in Shekhar Kapur‘s 1998 film ‘Elizabeth’.
  • Blanchett has served as a patron and ambassador of the Australian Film Institute and the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts.
  • Blanchett has also been a patron of the Sydney Film Festival.
  • In 2007, Blanchett became the ambassador for the Australian Conservation Foundation’s online campaign – trying to persuade her fellow Australians to concern about climate change.
  • Blanchett was appointed Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government in 2012, for her significant contributions to the arts.
  • In 2014, a Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) was bestowed on Blanchett by Macquarie University in recognition of her extraordinary contribution to the arts, philanthropy and the community, which was her third honorary degree from major Australian institutions.
  • In 2015, Madame Tussauds unveiled a wax figure of Blanchett covered in a recreation of the Valentino Garavani dress that she put on in 2005 Academy Awards ceremony.
  • Blanchett has been awarded the Centenary Medal for Service to Australian Society by the Australian government.
  • In May 2016, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appointed Blanchett as a global goodwill Ambassador. She was also featured in the UN video.
  • In 2017, Blanchett’s films grossed more than $10 billion at the worldwide box-office.
  • Blanchett has been featured in seven films that were nominated for the Academy Award for Best picture: Elizabeth (1998), The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001, 2002 and 2003), The Aviator (2004), Babel (2006), and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).
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