Kate Mara was born in Bedford, New York to Timothy Christopher Mara, a breeder at the New York Giants Football Club, and Kathleen McNulty Mara (nee Rooney). Mara’s father is of Irish, German, French, and Canadian descent, and her mother is of Irish and Italian descent. Kate has an older brother, Daniel, a younger brother, Conor, and a younger sister, Rooney, who is also an actress.
As a child, Kate, after watching a production of Les Miserables, had a burning desire to become an actress and fell in love with Broadway and musicals. She especially liked films with Judy Garland. At the age of nine, Mara began acting in school plays and in a public theater, attended several acting schools. In an interview with Esquire magazine, Kate admitted that she was very shy as a child, and had only one girlfriend, and felt uncomfortable surrounded by a large number of people.
At the age of 14, Mara signed a contract with an acting agency and became a professional actress. She graduated a year early from Fox Lane High School and was admitted to NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, but due to her employment as an actress, she delayed college for three years.
Personal Life of Kate Mara:
Kate is the great-granddaughter of Timothy Mara, who was the founder of the popular New York Giants football team, and Art Rooney, founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers. She is the second of four siblings: two brothers, one named Dan, and her younger sister, also an actress, Rooney Mara. She has stated that she comes from a “big” family. Her father has 10 brothers and in total, she has 40 cousins She was the girlfriend of actor Max Minghella.
In late 2015, Mara began dating actor Jamie Bell and in January 2017, the couple got engaged. On July 17, 2017, the couple announced that they had married. As a result, she became a stepmother to the son that Bell had with Evan Rachel Wood. In May 2019, the couple welcomed their first child together, a girl.
Personal Information of Kate Mara:
Complete Name: Kate Rooney Mara
Date of Birth: February 27, 198
Birthplace: Bedford, New York, U.S.
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Red
Father: Timothy Christopher Mara
Mother: Kathleen McNulty Rooney
Siblings: Rooney Mara, Daniel Mara, Conor Mara
Height: 5′ 3″
Weight: 52 kg (115 pounds)
Bra Size: 32B
Shoe Size: 6 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Body Measurements: 34-24-35
Active from: 1997-present
Net Worth: $14 Million
Professional Life of Kate Mara:
Kate Mara began her acting career in her hometown, Bedford, in New York. He made his television debut on the series Law & Order in a 1997 episode and moved in when he made his first film, Random Hearts, in 1999. His most notable performances include, among other work, Academy of Arts Award-winning Brokeback Mountain Film Sciences America, playing the daughter of Heath Ledger’s character, and the Fox television series 24, playing systems analyst Shari Rothenberg. She has since appeared in the films Urban Legend 3 (2005), We Are Marshall (2006), Shooter, alongside Mark Wahlberg (2007), and Transsiberian, with Eduardo Noriega (2008).
Mara joined the cast of the HBO series Entourage in season six and acted as a co-star in The Open Road (2009), alongside Justin Timberlake.
She played a federal agent in the movie Iron Man 2, in 2010. She had already dabbled in the superhero theme in 2006, when she starred with Tim Allen in the movie Zoom where, along with three other boys, she is part of a new superhero team, having Tim in the role of Zoom / Jack, as their teacher. She there she plays Summer Jones / Wonder, a young woman who has telekinetic powers.
In 2010 he starred in the film Happy thank you more please, alongside Josh Radnor (who in addition to acting is the film’s director) and in 2011 he appeared in Templar, alongside James Purefoy. In addition, she participated in the first season of the FX series American Horror Story. Later, she starred in the 2015 movie Fantastic 4 and the television series House of Cards.