Academy Awards, the USA for Best Actress in a Leading Role, Kathy Bates, is one of the popular American actresses famous for portraying her role in movies like Misery, Titanic, Fried Green Tomatoes, Dolores Claiborne, and many more. Besides acting, she is also a great director.
Kathy Was Born In Memphis
Kathy, who has often been playing the role of kind-hearted or cold-hearted characters, was born Kathleen Doyle Bates on 28th June 1948 in Memphis, Tennessee, the United States of America.
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She is the daughter of Bertie Kathleen and Langdon Doyle Bates. Bates is an American and is of white ethnicity.
She graduated from the White Station High School in 1965. Bates then enrolled at Southern Methodist University, where she studied theatrical arts.
Married Life With Tony Campisi
Kathy, who is extremely secretive about his personal life, was once a married woman. In April 1991, Kathy got married to Tony Campisi who is also an actor. He is known for his role in A Home of Our Own.
However, their relationship last long as the pair finalized their divorce in 1997, six years after they tied the knot. After that, she is spending a single life, and since then, has not been linked to having any romantic love affairs.
Career And Net Worth
Zealous in acting since her young age, Kathy began taking acting classes at her young age.
Dedicated to acting since those days, she made her acting debut in 1971 from the movie Taking Off, starring Tina Turner.
For some time, she was not active in acting, but suddenly, in 1977, she appeared on the television series, The Doctors.
Finally, in 1991, she was honored with Academy Awards, the USA, for her role in Misery, featuring James Caan.
Apart from that, Kathy Bates is best known for her roles in movies like Titanic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Billy Zane, Fried Green Tomatoes, and Dolores Claiborne, alongside Christopher Plummer, to name a few.
She has been earning a lucrative amount of salary from her acting career. As of 2020, her net worth is said to be around $32 million.
Talking about her property Kate Bates owns a house in Los Angeles, California, which she bought in 2001 at the price of $2.9 million.