Kathy Bates

Talk about being born an actor and loving and appreciating everything one does. Nothing is more fun than doing what you love the most and that is exactly what Kathy Bates does. This great woman has been cast in many films and television projects which has led to her great recognition in the media making her receive great accolades. She has earned awards like: two Primetime Emmy Awards, an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards. She has been cast in projects like “Night Mother, Misery, The Waterboy, Primary Colors among others.

Well, how well do you know about Kathy Bates? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Kathy Bates’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Kathy Bates to date.

Biography and Early Life

Kathy Bates are just her stage name but her official names are Kathleen Doyle Bates and she landed on planet earth on the 28th of June in 1948. She is lucky to be the last born in a family of three and his father Langdon Doyle Bates was a mechanical engineer while her mother Bertye Kathleen was a homemaker.

Her father was born on 28th of July in 1900 and passed away on 6th of March in 1989 at the age of 88 years while her mother was born on 26th January in 1907 and passed away on 15th February in 1997 at the age of 90 years. Although we know that she has two siblings, their names are not mentioned.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kathy Bates in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Kathy Bates’s age is 73 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 28 June 1948. Though, she is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 160 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 198 lbs in Pound and 90kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel blue and hair color is Gray.


Looking at the family tree of her father’s side we would all expect that Kathy choose a different career and not becoming an actress. This is because the family was full of lawyers and doctors including her own grandfather. Although she was sharp and was lucky to graduate early (in 1965) from White Station High School, she was determined to become an actress.

And therefore, she pursued her dreams by attending Southern Methodist University and graduated in 1969. She majored in theatre at the university and became an Alpha Delta PI Sorority member. After graduating from college, she moved to New York to pursue her career as an actress.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

When it comes to matters of love, we can say that Kathy is not very lucky. She was first in a relationship with Bernard Hill in 1993. After parting ways with Hill, she started dating Tony Campisi and their relationship was serious as they ended up in marriage. They marriage however didn’t last long as it ended in divorce in 1997. Unfortunately, they didn’t have any child together.

Since her divorce, there has not been any information about her love life. Either she has decided to keep it very personal or she decided to focus more on her career and forget about falling in love. Therefore, at the moment, she is assumed to be single.

Is Kathy Bates Lesbian?

Although her relationships don’t seem to last for long, it is not an enough reason to conclude that she is a lesbian. This is because she hasn’t shown any interest in men.

Professional Career

Her career in acting kicked off in “Fifth of July”. She was then cast in “Returned to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean”. This was followed by her appearance on Night Mother, which she performed so well that she was awarded with a Tony Award. This sold her to many directors and it is also what led her to being cast in different movies.

Kathy has been cast in different projects and some of these include: L.A Law, One Life To Live, Every One of My Children, The Doctors, Hopelessness and Seared Green Tomatoes among many others.


Kathy knew she wanted to become an actress at a very young age, and she was ready to give anything just to reach her goals. This was recognized by many people, and it is what has led her to win so many awards some of which are: she has won an Academy Award and nominated twice for the same. She has also received two BAFTA Awards nominations, two Critics Association Awards and two Emmy Awards just to mention a few.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kathy Bates in 2021

A woman with such a great interest and fame in the film industry you can expect nothing but the best. As it is, Kathy receives $175 thousand per episode she is cast. Over the years, this has accumulated to $25 million as of 2021. All her wealth has been as a reward from her hard work and commitment in the film industry.

Being in one field for more than 30 years and still remaining relevant is not very easy. However, Kathy has proven that it is possible and that is the reason why many people love and celebrate her today. She has remained a great icon that is envied by many people in this industry.

  1. Mr Stanley June 5, 2021 at 11:43 am

Facts of Kathleen Doyle Bates

  • Gender Female
  • full nameKathleen Doyle Bates
  • birthplaceMemphis, Tennessee
  • Date of Birth June 28, 1948
  • Age 75 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$25 million
  • professionActress and director
  • weightIn Kilograms – 90 Kg, In Pounds – 198 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 160 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
  • hair colorGray
  • eye colorHazel blue
  • high schoolWhite Station High School

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