Kate Winslet Biography, Age, Height, Early Life, Career, Affairs and Net worth,Posted By: Ejaz Abbasi | March 5, 2019
Kate Winslet Biography:-
Kate Elizabeth Winslet is a famous English actress and soprano singer. One of the most renowned and well-recognized actresses, Kate Winslet, achieved the success in one decade with her entry in the Hollywood that the most established actresses look to achieve in whole life. No one can forget her performance as “Hanna Schmitz” in the Academy Award-winning movie “The Reader.” Her other unforgettable performance was the delicate upper-class beauty, torn in love, in one of the highest grossing films of all time “Titanic.” Throughout her career, she won many awards and honors globally.
Some of her outstanding movies include “Titanic,” “The Reader,” “Finding Neverland,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Iris,” “The Holiday,” “Quills,” “Flushed Away” and many more. Besides acting, she also achieved international popularity for her “mezzo-soprano” voice that used in the movie “Christian Carol: The Movie.” Kate Winslet remained in a relationship with Jim Threapleton, Sam Mendes, and Ned Rocknroll. This article will provide you with all the information about her early life, career, major works, awards and achievements, personal life, net worth and so on. So sit back and enjoy the info.
Childhood and Early Life of Kate Winslet:-
Kate Winslet was born on 5th October 1975 AD in Reading, Berkshire, England. Her father’s name was Roger John Winslet, and her mother’s name was Sally Anne. Kate Winslet is very much interested in acting from her early childhood. She studied drama at the Redroofs Theatre School at the age of 11. No doubt, she also remained head-girl there. At the age of 12, she for the first time appeared in a television advertisement of “Sugar Puffs.” She appeared first time in television series “Shrinks” in 1988.
In 1991, she left studies for her acting career. Then she started performing in theater productions including “Peter Pan’, “Adrian Mole” and the sitcom “Get Back.” Her first feature film was “Heavenly Creature” in 1994. She got a good reception from the audience for this movie. Kate Winslet earned even more praise for her talent and acting skills in her next movie “Sense and Sensibility” that released in 1995.
Kate Winslet Career:-
In 1996, Kate Winslet appeared in two movies “Jude” and “Hamlet.” Of Course These movies did not make much income, but still, her acting skills received much appreciation. It was 1997 when her most memorable performance and unforgettable movie “Titanic” appeared on screens. This movie and her beautiful performance rocked the Hollywood industry. For her role in this movie, she was nominated for a lot of high profile awards and consequently won some awards and honors. 1998 and 1999, she performed in two low budget movies “Hippie” and “Holy Smoke.” In 2000, she acted in “Quills” with co-star Geoffrey Rush. In the next year, she has seen in the movie “Enigma” in which she performed the role of World War II code-breaker.
Apart from acting, Kate Winslet also lent her voice to the character of “Belle” in an animated movie “Christian Carol: The Movie” in 2001. Then in 2003, she was seen in the movie “The Life of David Gale.” Next three years from 2004 to 2006 were the most productive years for Kate. Kate Winslet performed in a lot of successful movies in these years and critically acclaimed. These movies were successful both regarding commercially and public reception after “Titanic.” These movies include “Finding Neverland,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Romance and Cigarettes,” “Little Children,” “All the King’s Men” and “The Holiday.”
Kate Winslet Later Works:-
In 2008, Kate Winslet once again appeared with Leonardo DiCaprio, her co-star in the movie “Titanic,” in the movie “Revolutionary Road.” Unfortunately, this movie was not so successful. Then she went on to the next movie. Her next movie “The Reader” was the best movie of her career. Her performance in this movie was the best performance by her. Meanwhile, this movie also won the Academy Award. Kate Winslet also worked in HBO miniseries “Mildred Pierce” in 2011. She performed in the movie “Contagion” with Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow in the same year. Another movie of this year was “Carnage” that released on 68th Venice Film Festival. Her next movies were “Divergent,” “The Dressmaker” and “A Little Chaos.”
Kate Winslet Major Works:-
Following are some best movies by Kate Winslet, and all these are worth seeing:
|1. Titanic (1997)|
|2. The Reader (2008)|
|3. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind|
|4. Finding Neverland|
|5. The Holiday|
|6. Flushed Away|
Kate Winslet Awards and Achievements:-
Following are the awards won by Kate Winslet throughout her career.
- Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children – 2000
- Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress for Iris – 2001
- Academy Award for Best Actress for The Reader – 2008
- Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress for Revolutionary Road – 2008
- Yo Dona Award for Best Humanitarian Work – 2011
- Commander of the Order of the British Empire – 2012
Kate Winslet Personal Life:-
Kate Winslet remained in a relationship with Stephen Treated for four and a half years. In fact, he passed away because of bone cancer on the day of the premiere of “Titanic.” She was not present at the premiere as she was attending his funeral.
Her first marriage was with Jim Stapleton in 1998. They blessed with a daughter, Mia. The marriage was not much success and ended in divorce in 2001. Finally, then she tied her knot with Sam Mendes in 2003 and blessed with a son. This marriage stayed for little longer than the previous one and at last, ended up in separation in 2010. In 2011, a fire broke out in her house and caused a lot of damage. Fortunately, there was no casualty.
In fact, In 2011, Kate Winslet also started a relationship with Ned Rocknroll, and their marriage held in a private ceremony in 2012. The couple has a son.
Besides acting, she is also a PETA activist. She also founders of a non-profit organization named “Golden Hat Foundation.”
Kate Winslet won two Golden Globes Awards in the same year. First “Best Actress” for “Revolutionary Road” and second “Best Supporting Actress” for “The Reader.” She became the third actor or actress to win two Golden Globe Awards in the same year.
Net Worth of Kate Winslet:-
Kate Winslet has an estimated net worth of $90 million (estimated on 8th January 2017). On the other hand, She also owns a Sussex house of almost $3 million worth. She has two cars Audi Q7 and BMW X3.