The Canadian actress, Stana Katic is a popular face in American television and films. The actress is best recognized for her portrayal of Kate Beckett in ‘Castle’ which aired on ABS. The last season of the show aired last year, the show started in 2009. She was ranked #40 in 2014 Maxim’s ‘Hot 100’. She has been ranked 24th in 2009, 39 in 2011, 1st in 2011 and 8th in 2012 in the list of ‘100 Sexiest Women’ by Buddy TV, she always has had her name on the list. Stana has a track record of winning 7 awards out of all the 11 nominations she has experienced.
Stana Katic Biography and Family
Stana Katic was born in 1978 on 26th April to father Peter Katic and mother Rada Katic. She was born; and spent a few years of her life in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Later she moved to Aurora, Illinois with her family. During her school years, she was mostly traveling back and forth between Canada and United States. Katic is the eldest child in the family, and in total has five siblings which include one sister and four brothers. Stana knows how to speak six languages.
The actress holds a dual citizenship of United States and of course her birth place Canada.
In 2015, Stana married Kris Brkljac, her long time boyfriend who is a business efficiency consultant.
She currently resides with her husband in Los Angeles.
Education: She completed her schooling in 1996 from West Aurora High School. She entered University of Toronto, to pursue her graduation. Later she went to DePaul University Goodman School of Drama, to gain some field knowledge of acting, where she studied between the years 2000 to 2002. She also spent a few months in an acting school named Beverly Hills Playhouse to refine her talent.
Career: Stana made her film debut through a short film titled ‘Acid Freaks’ in 1999. Since the actress has done more than a handful films including ‘Shut Eye’, ‘Pit Fighter’, ‘Feast of Love’, ‘Stiletto’, ‘Truth About Kerry’, ‘Superman: Unbound’, ‘The Rendezvous’, ‘Lost In Florence’, ‘CBGB’, ‘For Lovers Only’, ‘The Double’, ‘Big Sur’ etc.
She first entered the world of television with episodic appearance in 2004 on ‘The Handler’. Later she did several episodic appearances on shows like ‘Alias’, ‘LA Dragnet’, ‘The Shield’, ‘The Closer’, ‘Brothers and Sisters’, ‘ER’, ‘24’, ‘Heroes’, ‘The Unit’, ‘Would Be Kings’, ‘Fletcher Drive’ etc. She has also done some television films like ‘Dragon Dynasty’, ‘The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice’ and ‘Sister Cities’. She first played a main lead in 2009 with the start of TV series ‘Castle’, which led to her wide spread popularity.
Stana Katic Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $2.5 Million US Dollars
The ‘Castle’ star has been working the Film industry since 1999 and has created her own place through her work and talent. Although the actress started off with films, television initially marked the breaking point in her career. She has completed almost 18 years in the Industry, and has managed to build a net worth of $2.5 million US dollars as of 2017. The role in “Castle” started in the year 2009 has contributed majority in her net worth. She is a three time People Choice Awards winner with total of 7 nominations in her career.
Stana Katic Business Model
Apart from her television and film career, Stana has also tried her hand in voicing. In 2011, this beautiful actress gave her voice to Talia al Ghul in a video game called ‘Batman: Arkham City’. She has also appeared in a music video by Bob Dylan’s song titled ‘To Make You Feel My Love’. She is also known for writing the lyrics to ‘Hey Blue Eyes’ which she is also performed for her fans during the 51st Zlin Film Festival held in 2011.
She is also the founder of nonprofit alternative which was initiated in 2010 and was called the ‘Travel Project’.
The actress can be seen in the new American television thriller drama series ‘Absentia’ playing the lead role of FBI agent Emily Vaughn which will be aired on AXN network as of this year.
Stana is also working on a Hollywood horror film ‘Cadaver’ which is also set to release in 2017.
The ‘Castle’ star has a few exciting projects aligned up in the near future and she surely satisfies her fans with great performance. The actress is a well recognized face of American television industry, has managed to carve her name in the industry.