Katie Holmes was born on December 18, 1978, to Kathleen A. Stothers, a homemaker and philanthropist, and Martin Joseph Holmes Sr., an attorney. She was persuaded by her teacher to enter a modeling competition. She got her first break in the movies in the film “The Ice Storm” in 1997. She starred in the film “Batman Begins” in 2005. She has been featured in several films and television shows over the years. While she is a talented actress, her relationship with and marriage to Tom Cruise made her more popular. Let’s celebrate this stylish actress.
Katie Holmes was born on December 18, 1978, to Kathleen and Martin Joseph Holmes, Sr. She is the youngest of five children. Raised a Catholic, she was a member of Toledo’s Christ the King Church. She attended the all-girls Notre Dame Academy and Columbia University. She had aspired to be an actress since childhood. After entering the International Modeling and Talent Association Competition in New York City in 1996, she moved to Los Angeles and began auditioning for roles as an actress.
In 1998, she auditioned for the television show “Dawson’s Creek” and got the part of a tomboyish character. In 1998, she acted in the film “Disturbing Behavior,” portraying a cynical grocery clerk in “Go,” and an A student in “Teaching Mrs. Tingle.” She played a different type of temptress in “The Gift,” in which she played a college student madly in love with a college professor. She made her film debut in 2002 in the film “Abandon.” She then went on to play a mistress of a public relations agency in “Phone Booth” and Robert Downey, Jr.’s nurse in “The Singing Detective.” She starred in the big-budget picture “Batman Begins” in 2005. In 2009, she starred as Jackie Kennedy in the T.V. miniseries “The Kennedys,” which received positive reviews. She also became famous for her role in “How I Met Your Mother.”
Holmes had a romantic relationship with Joshua Jackson, her “Dawson’s Creek” co-star. She later became engaged to actor Chris Klein in 2003 but they separated in 2005. Shortly after, she began dating actor Tom Cruise. The couple got engaged in June 2005 and were married in 2006. They have a daughter named Suri who was born in 2006. The couple divorced in 2012. She has found love again and is currently dating Bobby Wooten, a musician.
Holmes’ charisma and exceptional talent get her the role of Libbets Casey in “The Ice Storm.”
She makes her big-screen debut in the movie “Disturbing Behavior,” a teen sci-fi horror film.
In the gritty comedy “Pieces of April,” she plays the character of April, which critics call her best performance.
She stars with Christian Bale in the big-budget film “Batman Begins,” her most successful role.
After a long absence, she returns to the film industry with the comedy “Mad Money.”
She starts shooting for the remake of the 1970s telefilm “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.”
Why We Love Katie Holmes
She is highly fashionable
Holmes’ style and taste in dressing up are unmatched. Her talent is as extraordinary as her fashion sense.
She is exceptionally generous
The undisclosed proceeds from the suit she won against “Star” magazine went to charity. She donated all the money to her charity Dizzy Feet Foundation.
She is not an attention monger
Holmes is known to keep her life private. Even when she needed sympathy, especially with her comeback to the movies, she preferred not to call attention to her personal affairs.
5 Surprising Facts
One of the sexiest
She has been included by several publications on the list of the sexiest women.
She was a premature baby
Holmes was born prematurely, weighing barely four pounds at birth.
The first concert she watched
The first concert Holmes attended was a Whitney Houston event; she was with her mother and sister.
She won against “Star” magazine
She sued “Star” magazine for calling her a drug addict; she won the case.
Her celebrity crush
Tom Cruise was Holmes’ celebrity crush.
Katie Holmes FAQs
Why did Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise split?
Reports had it that Holmes wanted to protect their daughter from Scientology.
Are Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx still together?
No, they went their separate ways in 2019.
Is Katie Holmes a vegan?
No, she’s not, but meat is not a huge part of her diet.
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