Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett

  • Real nameCatherine Elise Blanchett
  • Date of birthMay 14, 1969
  • Age52 years
  • Zodiac signTaurus
  • BirthplaceIvanhoe, Australia

Parents and family

  • Father
    Robert DeWitt Blanchett Jr.
  • Mother
    June Blanchett


  • Sister
    Genevieve Amelia Blanchett
  • Brother
    Robert Blanchett III

Cate Blanchett husband

Andrew Upton
since 1997

Cate Blanchett 4 kids

Dashiell Upton
with Andrew
Roman Upton
with Andrew
Ignatius Upton
with Andrew
Edith Upton
Adopted daughter
with Andrew


Cate Blanchett’s way to worldwide fame started on the stage of Australian theaters in 1992, where she took part in various productions. In 1996, she made a movie debut in short film Parklands and proceeded with her first part in full-length film Paradise Road in 1997.

Blanchett gained both critics’ and people’s attention in 1998 thanks to starring in Elizabeth movie. Since then she has appeared in a great number of successful projects. Thus, she is most noted for her parts in The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Lord of the Rings, The Aviator, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, I’m Not There, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Blue Jasmine plus Carol.

Moreover, Cate Blanchett continues to be a stage actress along with directing plays. In 2017, she made a Broadway debut with The Present production.

The performer earned many awards for her acting talent, comprising 2 Oscars, 3 BAFTAs, 3 Golden Globes, 3 SAG Awards plus 7 AACTA trophies.

Apart from acting, Cate has some endorsement deals and is the face of Si fragrance by Giorgio Armani. Additionally, Blanchett supports various charitable foundations. Being a social and environmental activist, she is also a proponent of sustainable living.

Cate has been married to screenwriter Andrew Upton since 1997. They gave birth to three sons: Dashiell, Roman and Ignatius. Moreover, they are parents to a daughter named Edith, whom they adopted in 2015. The spouses were also CEOs and artistic directors at The Sydney Theatre Company in 2008-2013.

A curious fact: today, Cate Blanchett is an example of femininity and beauty. However, the things weren’t always that way. In youth, she loved wearing masculine clothes as well as was a goth and punk. Once, she even shaved her head.

Viola Ann Lewis


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  • says:

    Viola, what is the birth year of June Gamble Blanchett, Cate’s mother? They have that for her father, but not her mother, that I could find…