An Irish actress Katie McGrath has portrayed the character of ‘Morgana’ on the BBC One series ‘Merlin’. Besides this, the actress is also known for playing the role of ‘Lucy Westenra in the British-American series ‘Dracula’ along with Nonso Anozie and Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Further, the actress has not thought about being an actress, initially, she started a career as a fashion journalist at Image magazine. Then she got a job as a wardrobe assistant on the sets of ‘The Tudors’, after being advised she tried her hands in acting. Keep on reading to know information on her topics like personal life, career, and relationships too.
Katie McGrath: Bio, Family, Education
McGrath was born on 3 January 1983, in Ashford, County Wicklow, Ireland. She was born as the daughters to the parents Paul and Mary McGrath. Her father worked as a computer operator whereas her mother, an Irish designer. She has two older brothers; Sean is an online media manager and Rory, a post-production producer.
Looking at her education, she attended the International Baccalaureate at St. Andrew’s College. Later, she joined Trinity College, Dublin and graduated with a degree in history and Russian history as well.
Katie McGrath: Career & Life Achievements
Initially, she started her career as a fashion journalist. First, she worked at Image Magazine and afterward landed a job as a wardrobe assistant on the set of ‘The Tudors’. After being suggested to try acting, she sent her portfolio to different Irish agents.
Then in 2007, she began her acting career through Tv-movie ‘Damage’. Also, in the same year, she featured in the play ‘La Marea’ at the Dublin Theatre Festival. Following that, she appeared in the feature films ‘Eden’ and ‘Freakdog’. Also, she starred as the ‘Morgana Pendragon’ in the 2008 series ‘Merlin’, where Angel Coulby served as Morgana’s servant who later rises to become a queen. For her role in the series, she has received two nominations in 2009 and 2011 ‘Monte-Carlo TV Festival’, for Outstanding Actress in Drama Series.
Her other notable TV roles include 2009 ‘The Queen’, 2011 ‘A Princess for Christmas’, and so on. Following her lead roles in 2013-2014 ‘Dracula’, and 2016 ‘Slasher’. She has also appeared in the recurring role of ‘Lena Luthor’ in ‘Supergirl’ which is still running. Currently, she is working as the main role of ‘Saskia’ in the series ‘Secret Bridesmaids’ Business’.
Her films credit includes the 2011 ‘W.E.’ as ‘Lady Thelma Furness’, 2014 ‘Leading Lady’ as ‘Jodi Rutherford’, 2015 ‘Jurassic World’ as ‘Zara’, and ‘Elsa’ in 2017 ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’.
Katie McGrath: Personal Life & Husband
Talking about the actress love life, the secretive Katie has not shared much information on it. However, according to our research reports, she most probably is unmarried at the moment as there is no hint on marrying her fiance at the moment. Also, there is no information on her separation with the actor Colin Morgan.
Previously, she has been ina relationship with her co-actor Jonathan R. Mayers from the series ‘Dracula. But their relationship lasted for a year and broke up. Later, she hooked up with the actor Morgan who is three years younger than her. The two met for the first time on the sets of 2008 series ‘Merlin’. Thereafter, the couple gradually comes to close together after working two years together. Eventually, their friendship changed to love and started to date in 2010. In 2016, they got engaged and still mysterious about their wedding plans. However, there were also rumors of the actress of expecting a child with her longterm relationship with the actor. But it was a false alarm and there’s no news on it.
Katie McGrath: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The Irish actress has acted in several British-American movies and dramas. Therefore, McGrath has made a significant amount from her acting career. Her net worth has an estimation of around $4 million. Also, she has made some profit from her modeling career as well.
McGrath does not seem to be active on different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. The private personality does not prefer to get attention from these social networking sites. Further, it seems that she wants to have a very private life without meddling one’s interference. But she has a fan page on Instagram and Facebook with over 25.2k followers.
Katie McGrath: Body Measurements
The actress has a slim hourglass body type that has an average height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 meters. Her perfect has a measurement of 36-25-37 meters and weighs around 60 kg. The beauty has long black hair, pale skin with attractive blue eyes.