Kate Winslet is an English actor, famously known for her role of ‘Rose’ in the 1997 American legend romance and disaster movie ‘Titanic.’ Many people around the world will never be capable to delete their memories of her performance as ‘Hanna Schmitz’ in the spine-tingling Academy Award-winning film, ‘The Reader.’ One of the most successful actresses in Hollywood, Kate Winslet attained colossal success in less than a decade. She has got a number of awards and unique honors for her extensive contribution to world cinema. She has also led to draw positive comments from reviewers and audiences from around the world.
Some of her notable films include ‘Titanic,’ ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,’ ‘Finding Neverland,’ ‘The Reader,’ ‘Quills,’ ‘Iris,’ ‘The Holiday,’ and ‘Flushed Away.’ Apart from her acting career, she has also achieved international attention for her mezzo-soprano voice, which she used for the film ‘Christmas Carol: The Movie.’ Although many link Winslet with her memorable performances in movies, she has also been in the limelight for her relationships with Jim Threapleton, Sam Mendes, and Ned Rocknroll.
|Birth Name||Kate Elizabeth Winslet|
|Nick Name||• The English Rose|
• Corset Kate
|Age||(as in 2020) 45 Years|
|Religion||Anglican / Episcopalian|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Libra|
|Birth Place||Reading, Berkshire, England|
|Date of Birth||05 October 1975|
|Residence||West Sussex, England|
|Home Town||Reading, Berkshire, England|
|Mother's Name||Sally Anne (née Bridges) (Barmaid)|
|Father's Name||Roger John Winslet (Swimming Pool Contractor)|
|Brother||Joss Winslet (Younger)|
|Sister||Beth Winslet (Younger) (Actress)|
Anna Winslet (Older) (Actress)
|Affairs/Boyfriends||• Stephen Tredre (1991-1995) |
• Rufus Sewell (1996-1997)
• Jim Threapleton (November 1998-December 2001)
• Sam Mendes (2003-2010)
• Louis Dowler (August 2010-November 2010)
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Husband/Spouse||• Edward Abel Smith (m. 2012)|
• Sam Mendes (m. 2003–2011)
• Jim Threapleton (m. 1998–2001)
|Marriage Date||• December 2012 (Edward Abel Smith)|
• May 24, 2003 (Sam Mendes)
• November 22, 1998 (Jim Threapleton)
|Children||Daughter- Mia Honey Threapleton|
Son- • Bear Blaze Winslet
• Joe Mendes
|School||The Redroofs Theatre School|
|Educational Qualification||Not Available|
|Brands Endorsed||• Spokesmodel of Lancôme since 2007|
• American Express Credit Cards
• Sugar Puffs cereal (UK)
• Longines Dolcevita watches
|Career Manager||Creative Artists Agency|
United Agents Ltd – UK
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm|
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’7”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 63 kg|
in pounds- 139 lbs
|Breast Size||37 Inches|
|Hips Size||36 Inches|
|Waist Size||26 Inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||White|
|Dress Size||2 (US) or 6 (UK)|
Sometimes to size 8 (for Titanic)
|Favorite Food||Pizza. But, now she mostly eats clean and green food.|
|Favorite Color||Dark Purple|
Kate Elizabeth Winslet was born on 5 October 1975 in Reading, Berkshire, England, to Sally Anne and Roger John Winslet. She is of British parentage and has Irish paternal ancestry and Swedish maternal ancestry. Her mother served as a nanny and waitress, and her father, a struggling actor, took laboring works to support the family.
Her maternal grandparents were both artists and ran the Reading Repertory Theatre Company. Winslet has two sisters, Anna and Beth, both of whom are actresses, and a younger brother, Joss. The family had restricted financial means, they lived on free meal benefits and were supported by a charity named the Actor’s Charitable Trust.
When Winslet was 10, her father seriously injured his foot in a boating accident and found it harder to work, leading to more financial hardships for the family. Winslet has said her parents always made them feel minded and that they were a supportive family.
Winslet served St Mary and All Saints’ Church of England primary school. Living in a family of actors encouraged her to pursue acting from a young age. She and her sisters engaged in amateur stage shows at school and at a local youth theatre, named Foundations. When she was five, Winslet made her first stage debut as Mary in her school’s production of the Nativity.
She has portrayed herself as an overweight child, she was nicknamed “blubber” by her schoolmates and was threatened for the way she looked. She said she did not let this defeat her. At 11, Winslet was held into the Redroofs Theatre School in Maidenhead. The school also performed as an agency and took students to London to audition for acting jobs. She emerged in a Sugar Puffs commercial and dubbed for foreign films.
At school, she was made head girl, took part in productions of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, and performed the lead role of Wendy Darling in Peter Pan. She worked simultaneously with the Starmaker Theatre Company in Reading.
She played in over 20 of their stage productions but was rarely selected as the lead due to her weight. Nonetheless, she played key roles as Miss Agatha Hannigan in Annie, the Mother Wolf in The Jungle Book, and Lena Marelli in Bugsy Malone.
In 1991, within two weeks of finishing her GCSE examinations, Winslet made her screen debut as one of the main cast members of the BBC science fiction television series Dark Season. Her part was that of Reet, a schoolgirl who helps her classmates fight against a sinister man distributing free computers to her school. She did not earn much from the job, and at 16, a lack of funds forced Winslet to leave Redroofs.
Kate Winslet Net Worth
Kate Winslet has a net worth of $65 million.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$65 Million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actress, Singer|
Shortly after accepting her salary for “Titanic,” Kate Winslet managed to the Cornish village of Angarrack, where she purchased a modest property for 200,000 pounds. Just three years later, she sold the four-bedroom home for 250,000 pounds, making a respectable 25% profit edge.
Kate Winslet also once held property in Treyford. The estate was valued at 2 million pounds when she sold it in 2014, and she was forced to move away after having a severe argument with her neighbors. Allegedly, it has something to do with a gate.
In 2013, Winset bought another British property in West Sussex for 3.3 million pounds. However, she encountered issues with this property as well because of its beachside location. According to Kate, the property was in danger of being flooded by rising sea levels, and she needed to construct a huge seawall in order to protect her property from water damage.
However, in 2015 she moved into a significant barrier when she submitted her plan to the local authorities, as environmentalist groups alleged that the seawall would disturb the nesting activities of local bird populations. She then moved back to the drawing board and came up with another plan that included a less “invasive” wall made from weathered oak boards.
Environmentalist groups appeared to like her new plan, and Kate was able to protect her property from future wave abrasion damage. By this point in 2017, Winslet had extensively restored her property, adding a swimming pool, a media room, and a large garage. These improvements increased the property value to about 4 million pounds.
Kate Winslet Movies And TV Shows
- In 1996, she was recognized in movies, such as ‘Jude’ and ‘Hamlet.’ Although the movies didn’t work at the box office, her appearances were critically acclaimed.
- In 1997, she was recognized as an upper-class socialite passenger on the ill-fated ‘RMS Titanic’ in the movie ‘Titanic.’
- Her depiction of ‘Rose’ turned out to be one of her most memorable appearances. She was nominated for a number of high-profile awards and went on to win several honors for her performance.
- In 1998, she was seen in a film titled ‘Hideous Kinky’ which she had begun filming before ‘Titanic.’ The next year, she was seen in ‘Holy Smoke!,’ which was a low-budget project.
- She was cast opposite Geoffrey Rush in ‘Quills’ which published in 2000. This period drama film was inspired by the life and achievements of Marquis de Sade and was approved by the critics. The next year, she appeared as a World War II code-breaker in ‘Enigma.’
- In 2001, she also make a voice-over of the character of ‘Belle’ in the animated film ‘Christmas Carol: The Movie.’
- She also recorded a hit single named ‘What If’ which was used in the movie.
- Two years later, she acted in ‘The Life of David Gale.’
- From 2004 to 2006, she performed in a number of critically-acclaimed films, including ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,’ ‘Finding Neverland,’ ‘Romance & Cigarettes,’ ‘All the King’s Men,’ ‘Little Children,’ and ‘The Holiday.’ These films were also some of her most commercially prosperous films after ‘Titanic.’
- She was once again seen with her ‘Titanic’ co-star Leonardo DiCaprio in the film ‘Revolutionary Road’ which released in 2008. Though the film had created much hype before its release, it received tepid reviews.
- She then went on to star in the Academy Award-winning film ‘The Reader.’ Her depiction of ‘Hanna Schmitz’ in the film is considered to be one of her best performances.
- In 2011, she acted in the ‘HBO’ miniseries ‘Mildred Pierce’ where she performed the title character. She won a number of distinguished awards for her appearance. The same year, she performed in the film ‘Contagion,’ alongside Matt Damon and Gwyneth Paltrow.
- She also performed in ‘Carnage,’ which opened at the 68th ‘Venice Film Festival.’
- In 2012, she played an audiobook recording of the novel ‘Thérèse Raquin,’ which released on ‘audible.com.’
- In 2013, she was seen in a multi-starrer named ‘Movie 43,’ which involved 14 different storylines directed by different directors. The segment she appeared in was called ‘The Catch.’ ‘Movie 43’ was considered one of the worst films in her career.
- In 2014, she emerged in ‘A Little Chaos’ and ‘Divergent.’ The following year, she performed ‘Myrtle ‘Tilly’ Dunnage’ in the Australian revenge comedy-drama film ‘The Dressmaker.’
- In 2015, she also revealed the television film ‘Snow Chick.’ From 2015 to 2017, she was seen in many movies, such as ‘Steve Jobs,’ ‘Triple 9,’ ‘The Mountain Between Us,’ and ‘Wonder Wheel.’
- She voiced ‘Madame Mumblechook’ in a Japanese animated fantasy film named ‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ in 2017.
- The same year, she was cast to perform ‘Ronal’ in the science fiction film ‘Avatar 2.’
- In 2018, she was cast to perform ‘Mary Anning’ in the British-Australian romantic drama film ‘Ammonite.’
- In 2019, Winslet was cast to perform a prominent character in the American-German comedy-drama film ‘The French Dispatch.’
|1995||Sense and Sensibility|
A Kid in King Arthur's Court
Christmas Carol: The Movie
|2003||The Life of David Gale|
|2004||Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind|
|2005 ||Romance & Cigarettes|
|2006||Deep Sea 3D|
All the King's Men
|2007||The Fox and the Child|
|2009||A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism|
A Little Chaos
|2015||The Divergent Series: Insurgent|
The Lost Letter
|2017||The Mountain Between Us|
|2018||Mary and the Witch's Flower|
|2019||Birds of a Feather|
TV Shows & Serials List
Saturday Night Live
|2015||Running Wild with Bear Grylls|
|2017||Diana: The Day Britain Cried|
|Upcoming||Mare of Easttown|
- Kate has also served as an assistant director in the 1998 film Hideous Kinky.
- Her daughter – Mia got her name from an Italian transcription of the English word ‘My’.
- She was born in the same hospital as her previous husband Sam Mendes.
- Kate was born at 7:15 am-BST.
- Winslet was also threatened in her school because of her bad hair, big feet, and chubby body.
- She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2012 Birthday Honours for her services to drama.
- Leonardo DiCaprio and Penelope Cruz are Kate’s good friends. Kate’s children call him “Uncle Leo”. He purchased her an inscribed gold ring after they did together a 2008 film “Revolutionary Road”.
- She once dropped the premiere of Titanic (2007 film) as she was attending the burial of her former boyfriend, Stephen Tredre (dated from 1991-1995).
- She favors wearing boots than regular shoes so that she can walk easily.
- She was elected as a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2012.
- She is not on social media.
How Old Was Kate Winslet In Titanic?
Kate Winslet Was 22 Years Old In Titanic.
Is Kate Winslet Pretty?
Kate Winslet Is A Beautiful Actress Who Commands Every Stage She’s On. She Brings Light, Grace, And Poise To Every Project, And Some Of Our Favorite Movies Just Wouldn’t Be The Same Without Her.
Why Does Kate And Leo Never Date?
Kate Winslet And Leonardo Dicaprio Make Better Friends Than Lovers. The Actors, Who Co-starred In 1997’s Titanic And 2008’s Revolutionary Road, Have Always Been Close. “I Think The Reason That Friendship Works Is Because There Was Never Any Romantic Thing,” Winslet Says In Marie Claire U.K.’s November Issue.
Does Kate Winslet Sing?
Oscar-winning Actress Kate Winslet Once Recorded A Song Called ‘what If’ For The Animated Film Christmas Carol: The Movie In 2001. She Also Released It As A Music Video, And The Song Reached No.
Who Is Kate Winslet Best Friend?
20 Years Of Friendship, Leonardo Dicaprio And Kate Winslet Are Still #Friendshipgoals. “I’ll Never Let Go Jack”, And, Was She Right.