Who is Katie Holmes?
Kate Noelle Holmes is an American actress. She first rose to fame as Joey Potter on the television series Dawson’s Creek. In 1997, Holmes made her big-screen debut in Ang Lee’s The Ice Storm in a supporting role.
Katie Holmes bio
Toledo, Ohio, is where Holmes was born. She is the youngest of the five children born to Martin Joseph Holmes Sr., an attorney who played basketball for Marquette University under coach Al McGuire, and Kathleen Holmes, a homemaker and philanthropist.
She has a brother and three sisters. In Toledo, Holmes attended Christ the King Church and was baptized as a Roman Catholic.
Katie Holmes education
She earned a 4.0 grade point average while attending Toledo’s all-female Notre Dame Academy, which was also her mother’s alma mater.
Holmes performed in school musicals at the neighbouring all-male high schools St. John’s Jesuit and St. Francis de Sales, playing a waitress in Hello, Dolly! and Lola in Damn Yankees.
Her father wanted her to become a doctor, but she received an acceptance to Columbia University with a 1310 out of 1600 SAT score and enrolled for a summer session.
Katie Holmes career
At the age of fourteen, Holmes enrolled in modeling training in Toledo, and in 1996, she participated in the International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) Competition in New York City.
She was signed to an agent after delivering a monologue from “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and the agent forwarded her audition footage to the “The Ice Storm” casting director (1997). Alongside Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline, the movie marked her big-screen debut.
Holmes traveled to Los Angeles in January 1997 for pilot season, the time of year when producers cast and film new series, while her career was still in its early stages.
She reportedly declined a role in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” in order to complete her high school education.
Additionally, Columbia TriStar Television, which was creating the new program “Dawson’s Creek,” sent an invitation for her to visit Los Angeles. Holmes, however, has a problem because she had an acting role in “Damn Yankees” at her school.
She read for the role of Joey Potter, the titular character Dawson’s best friend, and was eventually given the go-ahead to audition on videotape.
She was catapulted into the public eye by her performance as Joey Potter, and she soon appeared on the covers of publications like Seventeen, TV Guide, and Rolling Stone.
She continued acting in other films while playing as a series regular on “Dawson’s Creek,” such as the movie “Disturbing Behavior” (1998), which earned her an MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance.
Holmes was the only actor to have appeared in each and every episode of “Dawson’s Creek” by the time the series finished in 2003.
Prior to taking a break after giving birth to her daughter and concentrating on her acting career, she had roles in various movies, including “Pieces of April” (2003), “Batman Begins” (2005), and “Thank You for Smoking” (2005).
She made her big-screen comeback with “Mad Money” in 2008, the same year she made her Broadway debut in a production of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons.” She also sought acting roles in “The Kennedys: After Camelot” (2011) and the television miniseries “The Kennedys,” in which she played Jacqueline Kennedy (2017).
In addition to acting in “All We Had” in 2016, she also made her directorial debut. She has also appeared in the movies “Jack and Jill,” “Days and Nights,” “The Giver,” “Woman in Gold,” and “Dear Dictator,” among others (2018). Additionally, she appeared as herself in “Ocean’s 8” (2018).
Katie Holmes net worth
Katie Holmes is an American actress who has a net worth of $25 million dollars. Katie Holmes became a household name thanks to her role as Joey Potter on the hit show “Dawson’s Creek.”
Katie Holmes marriage and kids
Early in the run of the show, Holmes dated Joshua Jackson, a co-star on Dawson’s Creek. Jackson, she claimed, was her first love.
In 2000, she met the actor Chris Klein. Late in 2003, they got married, however their relationship dissolved in early 2005.
Since their breakup, they have continued to be friends in varied degrees.
In April 2005, Holmes and actor Tom Cruise started dating. Holmes, who was brought up as a Catholic, started learning about Scientology not long after the pair started dating.
Only seven weeks after meeting, in June 2005, they became engaged. Suri, the couple’s daughter, was conceived on April 18, 2006, the couple’s first date.
After five and a half years of marriage, Holmes filed for divorce from Cruise in New York on June 29, 2012.