Katie McGrath is an actress from Ireland. Some of her notable roles were Morgana Pendragon in Merlin, Lucy Westenra in Dracula, Saskia in Secret Bridesmaids Business, and Sarah Bennett in Slasher.
In movies, she acted as Lady Thelma Furness in W.E.,JulesDaly in A Princess for Christmas, Zara Young in Jurassic World, and Elsa in King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. In this article, learn all about Katie's personal and professional life.
Is Katie McGrath Married?
No, Katie McGrath is not married. But in 2007, she started going out with Jonathan Rhys Meyers, a well-known Irish actor, musician, and model, famous for playing King Henry VIII in the series "The Tudors," which earned him two Golden Globe nominations.
After being together for over a year, McGrath and Meyers went their separate ways. However, the reasons for their separation are unknown.
In 2010, Katie began dating Irish actor Colin Morgan, whom she met on the set of "Merlin." They dated for about six years, and on October 30, 2016, Colin proposed to her.
The lovebirds have been engaged for more than four years now. There are rumors online suggesting that they secretly got married, but this hasn't been confirmed.
As of 2024, McGrath is engaged to Morgan, hasn't tied the knot, and doesn't have any children.
Katie McGrath Wiki/Bio
Katie McGrath grew up in Ashford, County Wicklow. She is the daughter of Paul, who works with computers, and Mary, who works for an Irish designer.
McGrath has two older brothers, Sean, who manages online media, and Rory, who works in post-production. Katie went to St. Andrew's College and later graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, with a degree in history, focusing on Russian history.
When she was young, Katie entered a competition called 'Be the Face of MTV' by Ballygowan. She hoped to be one of the top twenty finalists who could attend the MTV Lick Party at the Tivoli.
How Rich is Katie McGrath?
Katie McGrath has earned a substantial fortune through her roles in numerous TV shows and some small appearances in movies. Her overall net worth is estimated to be around $3 million to $4 million.
Apart from acting, a significant portion of McGrath's wealth comes from endorsement deals.
Katie McGrath Career Highlights
Katie McGrath initially aimed for a career in fashion journalism and began working at Image magazine. However, her path shifted when she became a wardrobe assistant on the set of The Tudors.
While working on the show, McGrath received advice to try acting, prompting her to send photos to Irish agents. Reflecting on this, she shared, "Being an actress was kind of like when you're a kid and want to run away and join the circus."
Katie's acting journey kicked off with the Irish TV movie Damage in 2007. The same year, McGrath also starred in the play La Marea at the Dublin Theatre Festival. In 2008, she appeared in the feature films Eden and Freakdog before landing the role of Morgana Pendragon in Merlin.
McGrath's career continued to flourish with diverse projects. In 2009, she starred in a Channel 4 docudrama about Queen Elizabeth II and played a young Princess Margaret. In 2010, she was cast in Madonna's directorial debut W.E., portraying Lady Furness.
The following year, Katie starred in the comedy-drama film A Princess for Christmas alongside Roger Moore and voiced characters in the Irish animated short film Tríd an Stoirm.
McGrath's roles expanded further with appearances in Dracula, the Channel 4 show Dates, and a Hozier music video for "From Eden." In 2015, Katie had a supporting role in Jurassic World and starred in the Crackle original spy-thriller, The Throwaways.
Katie took the lead role in the first season of Chiller's horror series Slasher in 2016. The same year, McGrath began portraying Lena Luthor in Supergirl, eventually becoming a series regular until the show's conclusion in 2021.
Additionally, McGrath appeared as Elsa in Guy Ritchie's fantasy film King Arthur:Legend of the Sword, released in May 2017. In 2019, she starred in the Seven Network series Secret Bridesmaids' Business. Katie's role as Saskia, a bisexual lawyer with a secret, showcased her versatility.
In 2020, Katie lent her voice to narrate the book Islands of Mercy by Rose Tremain. More recently, in September 2023, McGrath starred in The Continental.
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