Irish actress Katie McGrath is one of the rising actresses in Hollywood, famous for playing the role of "Morgana" in adventure drama Merlin and most recently as "Lena Luthor" in American superhero action-adventure, television series, Supergirl. She is also known for her role in several television series, including, Dracula (2013,2014), and Slasher (2016). McGrath won Virgin Media TV Award under Best Baddy for her work in British fantasy adventure drama television programme, Merlin in 2011. She also made her appearances in a music video, "From Eden" for singer Andrew Hozier-Byrne (Hozier).
Katie McGrath Personal life
King Arthur: Legend of the World star has been romantically linked to many elite names of the showbiz industry. Other than that, the starlet broke headline after she portrayed the character of Saskia, a bisexual lawyer in Seven Network series Secret Bridesmaids' Business.
This led her fans doubt on her sexuality whether she's straight or transgender. Cause of her strong jaw and the transgender role she portray in the movies people go through dilemma. She played lesbian partner of actress Artemis Ioannides.
Current Relationship Status
Zurassic World's Zara aka Katie McGrath is reportedly engaged to her boyfriend Colin Morgan. The starlet rarely exposes her ring finger on photo shoots. For the very reason, it is tough to assume if she's still with her beau, Colin Morgan.
The green-eyed have been dating Northern Ireland actor Colin Morgan since 2010. They allegedly shared vows on 30 October 2016 after datinf for six years. He is well known for playing the role in the BBC fantasy series Merlin. The duo first met on the sets of BBC television series Merlin. The pair has neither confirmed nor denied the speculations to this date.
McGrath was in a romantic relationship with English actor Joe Dempsie in the year 2010. After kindling romance for few months, they parted ways citing personal issues.
That's not all, she even had an affair with Irish actor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers from 2007 - 2008. Even her relationship with Meyers was short-lived. They broke up within a year.
Below, we present the video of Katie McGrath interview with KSiteTV.
How Rich Is Katie McGrath?
According to the celebrity net worth, Katie McGrath’s estimated net worth is around $4 million which she garnered from her acting career.
McGrath made her appearances in a number of movies as well as television series. Some of her movies collections include:
1. W.E. (2011)
- Budget - £11 million ($15 million)
- Box office collection - £560,645 ($868,439)
- IMDB rated - 6.3/10
- Starring - Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy, Andrea Riseborough, and Oscar Isaac
2. Jurassic World (2015)
- Budget - $150 million (gross), $129.3 million (net)
- Box office collection - $1.672 billion
- IMDB rated - 7/10
- Starring - Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D'Onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Omar Sy, and B. D. Wong
3. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
- Budget - $175 million
- Box office collection - $148.7 million
- IMDB rated - 6.8/10
- Starring - Charlie Hunnam, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen, and Jude Law.
How splendid is McGrath's Professional Career?
After college, Katie McGrath started her career as a fashion journalist for ‘Image’ magazine. She then worked as a wardrobe assistant, serving on the sets of the series ‘The Tudors’. Once, she also worked as a receptionist at a piercing and tattoo parlor.
The directors of The Tudors suggested McGrath to act and she eventually did. In an interview with Sunday Herald talking about how she got into acting she stated:
"Being an actress was kind of like when you’re a kid, and you want to run away and join the circus, it's something you really want to do, but then you grew up and got a proper job. It was a dream, but I didn’t think it would ever be reality, and yet here I am!"
In 2007, McGrath did her debut in short movie, Pebble, and later in the television movie Damage. The following year, she did four television series, Eden, Freakdog, The Tudors, and The Roaring Twenties.
Between 2008 to 2012 McGrath portrayed the role of Morgana Pendragon in British fantasy adventure drama television programme, Merlin along with Colin Morgan, Bradley James, and Richard Wilson. She also made her appearances in 2009 British drama, The Queen.
In 2011, McGrath was cast in comedy-drama film, A Princess for Christmas as "Jules Daly". The same year, she also did a role of Lady Thelma Furness in British historical romantic drama film, W.E. starring Abbie Cornish, James D'Arcy, Andrea Riseborough, and Oscar Isaac.
From 2012 to 2016, McGrath appeared in a number of movies, Leading Lady, Jurassic World, The Throwaways, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword as well as television series, Labyrinth, Dates, Slasher, Frontier, and many more.
As of now, Katie McGrath is portraying the character of Lena Luthor in American superhero action-adventure television series, Supergirl. In the series, she appears along with stars Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, and Jeremy Jordan.
Wiki-Bio of Katie McGrath
Katie McGrath was born on 3rd January 1983 in County Wicklow, Ireland to Paul Mcgrath and Mary Mcgrath. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds an Irish nationality.
McGrath’s father works in a computer company whereas her mother works for an Irish designer. She has two older brothers, Rory McGrath who is a post-production producer, and Sean McGrath, who is an online media manager.
McGrath graduated with a degree (Russian history) in history from the Trinity College, Dublin. She then studied the International Baccalaureate from the St. Andrew's College.
Interesting Facts of Katie McGrath
- McGrath has a tattoo on the back which means "Purity".
- Katie McGrath has charming smile, green eyes and long bron hair.
- Katie is not a high-maintenance person.
- Katie McGrath is a very ambitious girl; she'll go wherever there's a good part.
- Katie receives lots of jewelry by fans.
- If Katie could have picked an era to have lived, she would have loved to be one of Louis XIV's mistresses.
- Working crew made McGrath realise that the actors are a very small part of a very big machine.
- Katie McGrath spend a lot of time on eBay buying vintage.
- Katie McGrath is fond of Miu Miu, Vivienne Westwood, McQueen and Balmain.
Katie McGrath Affairs
Affair with Joe Dempsie
Katherine McGrath was in a relationship with English actor Joe Dempsie in the year 2010. After some years, they ended their relationship.
Affair with Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Once, Katherine McGrath also linked with Irish actor, Jonathan Rhys Meyers (2007 - 2008). He is known for his roles in the films Velvet Goldmine, Bend It Like Beckham, and many more.
Third Affair with Colin Morgan
Merlin star Katie McGrath is engaged to actor Colin Morgan since 2016. They turned a girlfriend boyfriend relationship into next level after dating for six years.