Katherine Schwarzenegger is an American author and eldest daughter of legendary Hollywood actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger. She is an activist who supports causes involving women and animals. She is an amalgamation of various ethnicities including Austrian, Irish, and German.
She was born on December 13, 1989, in Los Angeles, California. The 29-year-old is the daughter of actor and politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger and author and broadcast journalist, Maria Shriver. It would be fair to say that she takes after her mother since she showed a keen interest in writing from a young age. Her parents never pressured her regarding school and allowed her to make her own decisions. They also did their best to keep the children out of the spotlight to ensure that they have a normal childhood. Even though her parents separated a while back, they didn’t let it affect the children. She still spends family time with both of them on a regular basis. Katherine has two younger brothers, Patrick and Christopher Schwarzenegger and a younger sister, Christina Schwarzenegger. The writer also has a half-brother named Joseph Baena.
She graduated from USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California in 2012. Her mother even gave a commencement speech on one of Katherine’s most important days. She was confused at first about the next step in her life but wasn’t afraid to try out new things. She wrote her first book in college that became quite popular, that led to the beginning of her writing career. Katherine has also written a book for students finding it hard to decide what to do after high school, which is inspired by her own life. She started to hate herself at one point in life, claiming that she was fat and ugly, but overcame these psychological obstacles through constant effort, and writes about them in her books. Her father’s life has been quite controversial but she consistently supports him by being a charming presence in his life.
She had her first job in a retail store when she was just 15 and worked there for a couple of years in high-school. She wrote her first book in 2010 entitled Rock What You’ve Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty from Someone Who’s Been There and Back which turned into a massive best-seller. The book is greatly inspired by the events in her own life. Her second book is called I Just Graduated…Now What? And it is basically a self-help book for students preparing for the much-anticipated college life. She also wrote a children’s book in 2017 called Maverick and Me, which describes the story of how she rescued and adopted a dog. Most of her books are auto-biographical and involves stories of events that occurred in her life. The best-selling writer shares her knowledge with the world so it can be used by others.
The activist stands at 5 feet 8 inches and weighs about 57 kg and constantly works to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It wouldn’t be surprising if this beautiful woman made a debut in Hollywood with her hazel eyes and gorgeous brown hair. Katherine is a blend of both her parents, having the resilience of her father and the expressive ability of her mother. She is also the grand-niece of the 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy. The presence of such big names in the family made her stand out and do something on her own. Chris regularly shares hilarious photos of himself and Katherine on his Instagram. He seems to be completely smitten by his soon-to-be wife and constantly praises her during interviews. The actor even asked for his father in law’s blessing, who appears to be really happy for his daughter.
She is currently engaged to the famous actor from Guardians of the Galaxy and Parks and Recreation fame, Chris Pratt. They surprised the world with their engagement on January 13, 2019, after dating for a short time. Chris was previously married to another actor, Anna Faris but they separated in October of 2018. Katherine is reportedly very busy planning her perfect wedding and taking as much time as she needs, without rushing the event. The families of both individuals are getting to know one another better as the occasion approaches. They have been dating for less than a year and things have moved pretty fast between the two. The actor has said his son, Jack will have an important role in the wedding. The couple is also seen hanging out with Chris’s son and it looks like Katherine’s really bonded with him.
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PERCY! This little angel was found by @loveleorescue a few years ago, with a fractured back leg, after being hit by a car and left to die. This amazing rescue organization raised money to pay for her surgery and physical therapy to make sure little Percy had a second chance at life. She struggled a lot in the beginning but once she was adopted by her amazing mom and dad (@hilary.jaye and @adamjaydunlap ), she flourished in her new home surrounded by love. Today, Percy is a happy pit and we thank organizations like @loveleorescue for all the incredible work they do helping pups in need and giving them the chance to have a smile like this on their face! #adoptdontshop
Katherine is a firm believer in the importance of incorporating mental health along with physical fitness and does yoga along with walking exercises to stay healthy. She works with American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals as an ambassador and also helps Best Friends Animal Society. She once held a dog adoption program with her sister to find a place for homeless dogs. This event was held on Thanksgiving inside the garage of their mother, who also supported the cause. She regularly speaks on ways to deal with insecurities and opens up about her own anxieties while growing up. She also appears on various talk shows like The View, Today Show, and Larry King Now to promote her books while also motivating young girls and helping people fight through their problems.
She has her own website called Katherineschwarzenegger.com that advocates a positive lifestyle for millennials and focuses on different subjects regarding the needs of this newer generation. Katherine frequently updates blogs on the site and even takes time to leave a reply to all the questions from the readers. She also travels around the world and interviews women, asking them about their lives and struggles. Being a member of a family with hugely successful parents led the world to have great expectations from her. Katherine did not disappoint and made both her parents proud by making a name for herself. She also appears on various talk shows like The View, Today Show, and Larry King Now to promote her books while also motivating young girls and helping people fight through their problems.
Her net worth is about $3 million with an average annual salary of roughly $55,420, mainly from the sale of various books that she wrote over the years. She also does advertisements for a list of brands and promotes things like vitamin B3, Toms of Maine coconut product, and Bumble. The author spends a considerable amount of her income on organizations supporting women’s rights and animal safety. She believes one person can make a huge difference and does her fair share for the community. Besides Katherine’s own fortune, her parents have a combined net worth of a staggering $500 million. Her future husband, Chris also has a massive net worth of $40 million. She is frequently seen traveling to exotic places with Chris and appears to be having the time of her life.
|Birth Date:||December 13, 1989|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Nationality:||Austrian, Irish, German|
|Marital Status:||Not married|
|Eye Color:||Hazel green|
|Quotes:||Learning to love my inner and outer beauty wasn’t an easy road. I still don’t always love the reflection I see in the mirror, but I have learned that my outer appearance does not define me.|