Who is Katee Sackhoff?
Kathryn Ann Sackhoff was born on 8 April 1980, in Portland, Oregon USA, and is an actress, best known for being a part of the television series “Battlestar Galactica” in which she had the role of Lieutenant Kara “Starbuck” Thrace.
The Net Worth of Katee Sackhoff
How rich is Katee Sackhoff? As of mid-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is at $4 million, earned through a successful career in acting. Aside from her television work, she’s also had lead roles in films and has also tried her hand at voice acting. As she continues her career, it is expected that her net worth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Acting Beginnings
While Katee was born in Portland, she grew up with a brother in nearby St. Helens. Her mother worked as a teacher while her father was a land developer. She eventually attended Sunset High School, during which time she was planning to pursue a career in swimming; however, a knee injury stopped her from continuing the sport. She then decided to start practicing yoga, and subsequently found an interest in acting. She matriculated from Sunset High in 1998.
She had her first acting opportunity in the Lifetime original movie entitled “Fifteen and Pregnant”, in which she played a teenager with a baby. This opportunity would convince her to move to Hollywood after high school to pursue a career in acting. She eventually got a recurring role in the MTV show “Undressed”, then a supporting role in “The Education of Max Bickford”. She made her major film debut in “My First Mister”, and was then cast in the 2002 slasher film “Halloween: Resurrection”.
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Battlestar Galactica and Prominence
Sackhoff would have her most notable role to date in the mini-series “Battletar Galactica”, which eventually generated enough demand for a follow-up television series. For her performance as Kara “Starbuck” Thrace, she would win a Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television partly as the series was noted for the development the writers made in terms of her character. After the end of the series, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and underwent surgery to remove her thyroid, but did not need any further radiation treatment, and by 2009 the sickness was already in remission.
She soon returned to acting, in the supernatural film “White Noise: the Light”, followed by another Lifetime film entitled “How I Married My High School Crush”. Aside from her lead and supporting roles, she has also made guest appearances in various popular television shows, including “Cold Case”, “Law & Order”, and “ER”. She has also tried her hand at voice acting work, for the video game “Halo 3”, and for the animated films “Spider-Man: Edge of Time”, and “Batman: Year One”. During the fifth season of the show “Nip/Tuck”, she was subsequently cast in the role of Dr. Theodora Rowe, but was replaced the following season due to scheduling conflicts.
Katee made a guest appearance in the sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” in 2009 before becoming a series regular during the eighth season of the show “24” in 2010, in which she played CTU data analyst Dana Walsh. She guest voiced for an episode of “Futurama”, and afterwards joined the cast of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” in the role of Detective Reed. In 2012, she became the lead of the Netflix show entitled “Longmire” opposite Robert Taylor in the title role, which is based on the “Walt Longmire Mysteries” series of novels written by Craig Johnson, and ran for five years.
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Also in 2012 she made a big screen appearance in the film “Riddick”, playing the mercenary Dahl, and later she had a voice role in the video game “Call of Duty: Black Ops III”, which she also did motion work for. One of her most recent projects is the CW series “The Flash” in which she plays the recurring role of Amunet/Blacksmith.
For her personal life, it is known that Sackhoff has been dating fellow actor Karl Urban since 2014. Urban is known for his work in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy in which he played Eomer, and the reboot of the “Star Trek” film series playing Leonard McCoy. Katee also does charity work during her free time, and co-founded Acting Outlaws with “Battlestar Galactica” co-star Tricia Helfer. The motorcycle-riding charity’s aim is to raise awareness and money for various causes, and has helped the Red Cross amfAR, the Humane Society, and the Gulf Restoration Network to name a few.
She has also mentioned in an interview that she has been practicing Transcendental Meditation since 2015. It is one of the most widely practiced meditation techniques around the world, and also one of the most researched.