Cate Blanchett puts her first step on earth on May 14, 1969, in Ivanhoe, Australia to parents June and Robert DeWitt Blanchett, Jr. Additionally, she has an older brother who is a computer systems engineer and a younger sister who is a theatrical designer.
Besides, she became interested in the world of acting since her childhood years. She is of Australian nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, Scottish, Cornish, Northern Irish, and French.
Talking about her education, Blanchett studied at primary school in Melbourne. Additionally, she later attended Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School and then Methodist Ladies’ College. Furthermore, she studied economics and fine arts at the University of Melbourne. Eventually, she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from NIDA in the year 1992.
Regarding her glinting career, Blanchett initially had her major stage role was in the year 1992 and also portrayed the role of Clytemnestra in a production of Sophocles Electra. In addition, she made her feature film debut in the 1997 Bruce Beresford’s film ‘Paradise Road’. In the same year, she also appeared in ‘Oscar and Lucinda’.
In 1999, she performed in ‘An Ideal Husband’, ‘Pushing Tin’, and ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’. She played Lola in the 2000 movie named ‘The Man Who Cried’. Since then, she has appeared in numerous other movies and television series.
Some other movies and television series that Blanchett has appeared in are Ocean’s Eight, Song to Song, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Turning, Robin Hood and The Shipping News and many others. Additionally, she also has 3 credits as a producer and 1 credit as a director.
Blanchett has won two Academy Awards. Additionally, she has also received other four Oscar nominations. She has also won Golden Globe Award and BAFTA Award. All in all, she has 151 wins and 184 nominations to her name to date.
Cate Blanchett is a married woman.
She is married to Australian playwright Andrew Upton. The pair married on December 29, 1997. Furthermore, they have three children from the marriage, Dashiell John, Roman Robert, Edith Vivian Patricia Upton, and Ignatius Martin. The marriage is going great as there is no news about any extramarital affairs till now.
Talking about her body measurement, Blanchett has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 59 kgs. She has a measurement of 34-24-35 inches. Furthermore, her hair color is blonde and her eye color is blue.
Cate Blanchett has amassed quite a sizeable fortune in her career of over two decades. The two-time Oscar-winning actress has an estimated net worth of $85 million.