This young actress landed one of her major roles in her career by her sheer talent and gained international prominence right away, she is extremely stunning and we have more than 13 reasons that prove her as a sensational actress- she is the prodigious actress Katherine Langford.
Born on 29 April 1996 in Perth, Australia, Katherine Langford is the eldest daughter of father Stephan Langford, a flying doctor and medical director of Royal Flying Doctor Service, and mother Elizabeth Langford, a pediatrician. At age 9, she began receiving jazz, contemporary and classical vocal training. Katherine graduated from Perth Modern School, where she first appeared in a play named “Hotel Sorrento”. After being rejected from many acting programs due to lack of experience, Katherine then studied at the Principal Academy of dance and Theatre Arts for a year and then at National Institute of Dramatic Arts.
Katherine Langford began her acting career from short films and feature films. In 2015, she debuted from two short films titled “Story of Miss Oxygen” and “Daughter”. She played the main role in the latter which was shown at 2016 Cannes Film Festival. She appeared in another short Film “Imperfect quadrant” in 2016. Moreover, she made her feature film debut with “The Misguided”, an independent comedy drama in 2018. In the same year, she bagged a role in a romantic-comedy movie “Love, Simon”. Her performance in both the short as well as feature films were praised.
Katherine landed her breakthrough role as Hannah Baker in a Netflix TV series “13 Reasons Why”alongside Dylan Minnette. She auditioned for the role on Skype, impressed the directors, and was asked to move to the US in 10 days. The role she was portraying was of a troubled teenage girl, in order to do justice for the role she researched extensively on the topic such as talking to a renowned psychiatrist who specializes on the subject matter and also to a representative of ‘Its on us’, an awareness campaign of sexual assault. The research and her talent resulted in producing an incredible performance that was adorned by critics as well as the public.
Katherine role as Hannah Baker may have come to an end but there are still several exciting projects lined up for her She will be depicting the role of Mara Carley in the movie “Spontaneous”. The movie is currently in post-production and will be released pretty soon. Furthermore, she has been approached by many directors for TV series. Katherine has also reported to focus on her musical career ergo, her debut music album may also be available soon.
Katherine recently resides back and forth in Alamo, California and in Perth, Australia. She has a younger sibling Joshaphine Langford. She attended a Lady Gaga concert in 2012 which pushed her to pursue a career in Hollywood. Although Katherine was rumored to be dating her 13 Reasons Why co-star Dylan Minnette is not married or in a relationship as of now, her precedent is her career. Besides being an amazing actress, she was a sports captain and a nationally ranked swimmer. She is active on Instagram with over 6.2 million followers.
Katherine has already won and been nominated on quite a few prestigious awards. In 2017, she bagged Screen Australia Breakthrough Award from Australian in Film Awards. Also, she has been nominated in a number of awards such as Golden Globe Awards, MTV Movies and TV awards along with Satellite Awards for her role in 13 Reasons Why.
Katherine has had a hike of 16% on her net-worth after13 Reasons Why. She owns a loft worth $0.6 million and two luxury cars: Mini Cooper and Cadilliac. Her average salary is $1 million and her current net-worth is reported to be $4.6 million. At this pace, it is estimated that Katherine’s net-worth is likely to grow by 23%.
Katherine Langford is a delight to watch with a load of various defts- she has managed to make us speechless by her debut TV performance and it would be interesting to wait and watch what she will deliver and enthrall her beloved audiences in the forthcoming days.
watch Katherine’s interview by Jimmy Kimmel Live