An Irish actress and model, Caitriona Balfe is famous for her role Carlie Fraser in the Starz Fraire series Outlander. Her performance in the TV series was well appreciated and won two People's Choice Awards and two Saturn Awards. The beautiful actress is currently leading a single life.
Early Life and Career
Caitriona Balfe is an Irish actress, born on October 4, 1979, Dublin, Ireland. But she spent most of her childhood in the village of Tydavnet, with other seven members of her family. Her father is a retired sergeant.
Balfe was noticed by an agent while she was collecting the money for charity at a local mall. The agent was mesmerized by her beauty and offered a modeling job. Soon after she worked as a model in Dublin at the age of 19 and was offered different opportunities in fashion shows including Chanel, Moschino, Givenchy, Dolce & Gabbana, Alberta Ferretti and Louis Vuitton.
In 3 years period, she walked more than 250 shows. Some of the clients she worked with didn;t pay for her work. She was not paid around $300 thousand and also faced the similar situation when she was working with BCBG. So Caitriona decided to leave modeling and not to return to that industry.
When Balfe was in New York, she made her acting debut from The Devil Wears Prada in 2006, in a minor role. Later moving to Los Angeles, she acted in the movies Super 8, Now You See Me, Escape Plan.
She latest featured film is Money Monster in 2016, directed by Jodie Foster, starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts. Balfe will be appearing in the upcoming third season of Outlander, a TV series based on the fantasy book, Voyager.
Caitriona is currently single and enjoying her single life. However, she was in is in a relationship with Sam Heughan. The couple first met in 2014 during the shoot of the first season of "Outlander."
The pair dated for nearly two years and broke up. There were rumors that they parted ways because Sam was having an affair with MacKenxie Mauzy.
Furthermore, in 2012, Caitriona was in a relationship with the actor Tony McGill. This couple dated for nearly two years and ended their relationship.
After achieving success from her modeling and acting career, Caitriona has collected an estimated net worth of $2 million. Currently, she is living in her lavish house located in Glasgow, Scotland. She drives a Mercedes E-Class.
Caitriona Balfe Affairs
First Affair with Tony McGill
Caitriona Balfe was in a relationship with Tony McGill, an actor in 2012 but after two years of dating the couple broke up in 2014.
Second Affair with Sam Heughan
Just after, Caitriona Balfe break-up with her first boyfriend, Tony McGill she began dating Sam Heughan, an actor in 2014. But after two years relationship, they broke up in 2016.