Katie Holmes Net Worth, Biography and Career

Busytape January 30, 2020
Updated 2020/01/30 at 3:17 PM
Katie Holmes Net Worth

Katie Holmes is an American director, actress, model, and movie producer. Her popularity was launched after she played the role of Joey Potter in the series “Dawson Creek” in 1998. Katie Holmes net worth as of now is approximately $25 million. In 2016, she directed her first movie “All We Had”.

Some of the movies she has appeared in are “Wonder Boys” in 2000, “Pieces of April” in 2003, “Batman Begins” in 2005, “Mad Money” in 2008, “Jack and Jill” in 2011, “Woman in Gold” in 2015, “Logan Lucky” in 2017 and lots more. Katie also gained media attention when she married legendary actor, Tom Cruise and the couple got the name “TomKat”.

Katie Holmes Early Life

Katie Noelle Holmes was born on the 18th of December, 1978 in Toledo, Ohio to Martin Holmes Sr., an attorney, and Kathleen Stothers, a homemaker and philanthropist. Her parents have 5 children and Katie was the youngest of them. She has 3 sisters and one brother.

When she was just 14 years, she was studying modeling in a school and that led her to IMTA competition in 1996.

She attended Notre Dame Academy where she graduated with a 4.0 CGPA. As a teenager, she partook in different productions and musicals at nearby schools. After leaving high school, she furthered her studies and got accepted into Columbia University. Katie’s father wanted her to pursue medicine.

Katie Holmes got signed after she performed a monologue of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and she got the attention of a casting director. Her first acting debut was in 1997 in the movie “The Ice Storm”.

Katie Holmes Career

Acting Debut

In 1997, she was offered the lead role in the film “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” but she didn’t accept it because she wanted to finish high school. After that, she got called in for an audition by a producer which was conflicting with her school’s play. Katie told them she could not come as she had other things to do. The producers let her audition on a videotape and she read the role she was playing on tape in her basement.

Her audition got some sort of media attention and a Hollywood Reporter said it “has become the stuff of legend”. The actress got the part because she impressed the producers of the show. She was cast as the role of Joey Porter in “Dawson’s Creek”. Soon after, she started gracing the covers of magazines like TV Guide, Rolling Stone, and Seventeen.

In 1998, while the series was still on, she played a lead role in the film “Disturbing Behavior” and she won her first MTV Movie award and also a nomination for Saturn. The following year, she appeared in “Go” also receiving positive reviews from media. She also featured in “Teaching Mrs. Tingle” and “Muppets from Space” alongside Joshua Jackson.

In 2000, she was in the movie “Wonder Boys” and also “The Gift” where she appeared alongside Keanu Reeves and Greg Kinnear. In 2002, she played the role of a homicidal student in “Abandon” and then “The Singing Detective” in 2003. That same 2003, Dawson Creek came to an end with Katie appearing in all 128 episodes it had.

2003- Present

In 2003, Holmes starred in the gritty comedy “Pieces of April” and received a satellite Award for her performance. She appeared in different movies until 2006 when she took a break because of the birth of her daughter. In 2008, she came back to acting and starred in “Mad Money” alongside Queen Latifah and Diane Keaton.

Her coming back movie was not well received as her performance was criticized and called weak. That same year, she played the role of a Lawyer in an episode in the series “Eli Stone”.

Most of the movies Katie has appeared in since then are “Dead Accounts” in 2012, “Logan Lucky” in 2017, “Dear Dictator” in 2018, “Ocean’s 8” alongside Rihanna, Sandra Bullock, Anne Hathaway, and many others. She also made her directing debut in the film “All We Had” which she also starred in.

Katie Holmes Net Worth

The actress has acquired a huge amount of wealth for herself since she made her debut till now. She was paid about $30,000 for every episode when she started appearing in Dawson’s creek. But the actress was later earning $175,000 later in the show. Katie Holmes net worth is approximately $25 million.

Katie lives luxuriously in her $3.5 million mansion in Calabasas. She also has pretty expensive rides sitting in her garage. Some of her cars include Mercedes-Benz G-Class, Aston Martin Vanquish Volante, Lexus RX, Audi Q7, BMW 7-Series, and several expensive cars.

Katie Holmes Personal Life

In 1998, Katie Holmes began to date Joshua Jackson but the pair split the following year. In 2000, she got into another relationship with Chris Klein and they both got engaged in 2003. However, in 2005 they both split up and have remained friends since then.

In 2005, the actress began to date legendary actor Tom Cruise and they got engaged seven weeks later. Although she was Catholic by birth, Katie began to study Scientology. On the 18th of April, 2006 they gave birth to a girl, Suri. They both got married on the 18th of November that year in a Scientology ceremony on Bracciano, Italy.

On the 29th of June, 2012 the actress filed for divorce from Tom and 10 days later the couple reached a divorce settlement. After their divorce, she got custody of their daughter and returned back to roman catholic.

In 2014, the actress dated popular actor, Jamie Foxx and their relationship ended in 2019.

Katie Holmes Movies

Some of the movies and shows behind Katie Holmes fame are “Wonder Boys” in 2000, “The Gift” also in 2000, “Phone Booth” in 2003, “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” in 2010, “The Son of No One” in 2011, “How I Met Your Mother” also in 2011, “Ray Donovan” in 2015, and lots more.


Finally, this post talked about Katie Holmes childhood, film debut, net worth, and personal life. The actress has been on-screen since 1997 till now.

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