Net Worth: $25 Million
- Source of Wealth Film, Television
- Birth Place Washington, D.C., U.S.
- Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)
- Marital Status Married (Josh Kelley)
- Full Name Katherine Marie Heigl
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth November 24, 1978
- Ethnicity German, Irish
- Weight 119 lbs (54 kg)
- Occupation Actress
- Education N/A
- Children 2 (Nancy Leigh, Adalaide Marie Hope)
Beautiful actress Katherine Heigl has an estimated net worth of $25 Million. One of the few women who can still command $12 million per picture, Heigl is the new queen of romantic comedies. She risks having that crown taken away from her though due to a couple of recent duds including Killers which earned only $100 million and Life as We Know It which performed slightly better bringing in $106 million on an estimated budget of $40 million.
Katherine Heigl was an experienced movie actress by the time she was cast as one of the out-of-this-world teenagers on WB’s Roswell in 1999. Born and raised in Connecticut, Heigl began modeling and appearing in TV ads as a child. After making her film debut in That Night (1992), Heigl balanced movie work with high school, playing a small role in Steven Soderbergh’s Depression-era drama King of the Hill (1993), starring as Gérard Depardieu’s difficult daughter in My Father the Hero (1994), and Steven Seagal’s niece in the action sequel Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995). Heigl headed to Los Angeles after high school to make acting her full-time job. Following a leading role in Wish Upon a Star (1996) and a small part as a Rita Hayworth stand-in in Stand-Ins (1997), Heigl made a foray into horror with Bug Buster (1998) and Bride of Chucky (1998).
Branching out into television, Heigl co-starred with Peter Fonda in a Shakespeare-via-Civil War reworking of The Tempest (1998). Benefiting from the late-’90s wave of youth-driven TV shows, Heigl stayed with television and attracted an avid following as alien beauty Isabel on the cult hit Roswell. The doctors-in-love dramedy Grey’s Anatomy, however, catapulted its entire cast to full-fledged stardom when it premiered in 2005; Heigl’s role as the tough-cookie intern Izzie endeared her to countless fans of the show. The actress savvily parlayed this success into a movie career, although not by going the traditional three-hanky drama route. After winningly playing a Special Olympics counselor in 2005′s broad comedy The Ringer, Heigl seemed the perfect choice for writer-director Judd Apatow’s follow-up to The 40-Year-Old Virgin, 2007′s Knocked Up. The improv-heavy tale of an unlikely one-night-stand – and its consequences – relied upon Heigl’s charm and crack comedic timing to balance out the dude-centric humor supplied by co-stars Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd. The combination worked, as audiences made Knocked Up a bona-fide summer hit.
2010 Earnings according to Vanity Faire Magazine: $16 Million
$15 million: One for the Money (fee for producing and starring in upcoming romantic cop comedy)
$1 million: Older film revenue
Annual earnings according to Forbes:
2010 – 2011 Earnings: $19
2009 – 2010 Earnings: $15.5
2008 – 2009 Earnings: $18
2007 – 2008 Earnings: $13
Salary according to IMDB:
One for the Money (2011) $15,000,000 (includes producing fee)
Life as We Know It (2010) $12,000,000
Killers (2010) $12,000,000
The Ugly Truth (2009) $6,000,000
27 Dresses (2008) $6,000,000