Born in Washington, D.C., on November 24, 1978, Katherine Heigl is an Emmy Award-winning actress whose breakout role was as Dr. Isobel Stevens on the popular television show Grey’s Anatomy. She went on to land a lead role in the 2007 comedy Knocked Up, co-starring with Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann. Not long after, Heigl earned negative publicity for making a series of controversial statements, including those criticizing the writers and producers of Grey’s Anatomy and Knocked Up. Despite the negative attention, Heigl went on to land parts in many other films, including 27 Dresses, The Ugly Truth, Killers and Life as We Know It. She is married to singer-songwriter Josh Kelley.
Height: 5′ 9”/ 175 cm
Weight: 128 lbs/ 58 kg
Shoe size: 9.5
Dress size: 6
Bra size: 34B
Measurements: 36-25-36/ 91.5-63.5-91.5 cm
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Name: Katherine Marie Heigl
Nickname: Katie, Isabel
Date of Birth: November 24, 1978
Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., USA
Place of Residence: Los Angeles, USA
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Education: New Canaan High School
- Joseph Lawrence (1995-1999)
- Jason Behr (1999-2002)
- Josh Kelley (2005-Present)
Awards and Honors:
- 1994 Young Artist Awards, Best Performance by a Youth Actress Starring in a Motion Picture, Nominated
- 2000 Saturn Awards, Best Supporting Actress on Television, Nominated
- 2001 Teen Choice Awards. TV – Choice Actress, Nominated
- 2003 CAMIE Awards, Love Comes Softly, Won
- 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Nominated
- 2006 Teen Choice Awards, TV – Choice Actress: Drama/Action Adventure, Nominated
- 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Nominated
- 2007 Emmy Awards, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Won
- 2007 Golden Globes, Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Nominated
- 2007 Young Hollywood Awards, Superstar Of Tomorrow, Won
- 2007 Teen Choice Awards, Choice Movie Actress: Comedy, Nominated
- 2007 St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Awards, Best Supporting Actress, Nominated
- 2007 Satellite Awards, Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical, Nominated
- 2008 Empire Awards, Best Actress, Nominated
- 2008 MTV Movie Awards,Best Female Performance, Nominated
- 2008 Teen Choice Awards, Choice TV Actress: Drama, Nominated
- 2008 Golden Globes Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film, Nominated
- 2008 People’s Choice Awards, Favorite Female TV Star, Won
- 2009 Teen Choice Awards, Choice Summer Movie Star: Female,Nominated
- 2009 Satellite Awards, Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Nominated
- 2009 Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Actress Most in Need of a New Agent, Nominated
- 2010 People’s Choice Awards, Favorite TV Drama Actress, Won
- 2011 People’s Choice Awards, Favorite Movie Actress, Nominated
- 2012 Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Actress Most in Need of a New Agent, Won
- 2015 BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award, Best Female Lead Vocal Performance in a Feature Film, Nominated
Hobbies and Interests: Yoga, kickboxing
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Food: Noodles, creamed spinach
Favorite Music: Bob Seger, Bruce Springsteen, Metallica
Favorite Actor: Tom Hanks
Favorite Perfume: ESCADA
Favorite Book: Beach Music
Favorite Sports: Hockey
Favorite Movie: The 40 Year Old Virgin, The Notebook
Favorite TV Show: The X-Files
- Heigl appeared in 1992 romantic drama film That Night for her role as Kathryn.
- In 1999, Katherine appeared in The WB and UPN’s science fiction television series Roswell for her role as Isabel Evans. She appeared in total of 61 episodes.
- Auditioned for all 3 female leads on Roswell (1999) before being cast as Isabel.
- She was born at Columbia Hospital for Women.
- In 1986, Katherine lost her brother Jason in a fatal car accident. Jason’s organs were donated.
- She has worked for “Donate Life America” as their spokesperson.
- She was raised in New Canaan, Connecticut and primarily spent her childhood there.
- At the age of nine, she started modeling. It all started when one of her aunts clicked her photos and sent them to several modeling agencies.
- As a child model, she was earning $75 an hour.
- In 1996, her mom was diagnosed with cancer. Her parents also divorced the same year.
- She is related to actress Amber Perkins.
- Katherine knows how to play cello. She played it in high school.
- Has two adopted daughters with husband Josh Kelley – Nancy Leigh Mi-Eun Kelley (b.November 23, 2008) and Adalaide Marie Hope Kelley (b.April 3, 2012).
- A lifelong animal lover, Katherine owns 8 dogs, 4 cats, 9 horses, 2 donkeys, 2 goats and 8 chickensA lifelong animal lover, Katherine owns 8 dogs, 4 cats, 9 horses, 2 donkeys, 2 goats and 8 chickens.
- Ranked #14 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
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