Cate Blanchett is an Australian actress and theatre director. She is known for her role as Galadriel in The Lord of the Rings trilogy amd The Hobbits trilogy Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator, agent Col. Dr. Irina in the Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and Hela in Thor: Ragnarok. She won Academy Awards two times Best Supporting Actress for The Aviator and Best Actress for Blue Jasmine.
Cate Blanchett was born on 14th May 1969 in Ivanhoe, Melbourne, Australia. She belongs to white ethnicity and her birth sign is Taurus.
Talking about her family, she is the second born of three children of parents June Blanchett and Robert DeWitt Blanchett Jr. Her father was United States Navy Chief Petty Officer and later worked as an advertising executive her mother worked as a property developer and teacher.
After her father death, she was raised by her mother with two siblings elder brother Bob Blanchett and younger sister Genevieve Blanchett.
Cate got her primary education from Ivanhoe East Primary School, later went to Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School. She graduated from Methodist Ladies' College, where she found her passion for performing arts.
She went to study fine arts at the University of Melbourne but later dropped and travel overseas. While she was in Egypt due to the need of money she acted as an extra in the Egyptian Boxing movie Kaboria. she then moved back to Australia and graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Cate Blanchett is married to playwright and screenwriter Andre Upton. They first met on the set of television show and got married on 29th December 1997.
Cate and her husband welcomed her child Dashiell John Upton on 2001. Roman Robert Upton born on 2004 and Ignatius Martin Upton on 2008.
Cate spouse want to adopt a child so they adopted a daughter Edith Vivian Patricia.
They are living happily in their home at East Sussex England.
She had earned her wealth from her career as an actor in the Hollywood film industry. She took a salary of $750,000 for Little Fish, $10,000,000 for Robin Hood and $7,000,000 for Hanna. She also was enlisted in Forbes The World's Highest-Paid Actresses in 2017 with $12 million.
Talking about her house she had purchased $4.5 million High well house situated on 13 acres with seven bedrooms, eight full and two half bathrooms and five reception rooms.
After completing her education she appeared in television series Police Rescue in 1993 and a movie with the same name in 1994. Later appeared in various television shows and movies with small roles.
She made her big appearance in the drama film Elizabeth for her performance she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress. She shared a screen with actor Leonardo DiCaprio in 2005 movie The Aviator and won Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress.
After that, she appeared in a major role in films including The Lord of The Rings Trilogy, The Hobbits Trilogy, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Cinderella, Thor: Ragnarok and many more.
She had also given her voice in animation feature films like How to Train Your Dragon 2, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World and many more.
Cate Blanchett is an Australian actress and theatre director.
Cate Blanchett stands 5 feet 9 inches or 175 in cm.
Cate Blanchett has an estimated net worth of $85 million.