Katharine Ross

Katharine Ross- Wiki, Age, Height, Net worth, Husband, Ethnicity

Katharine Ross is an American actress known for her roles in classic films such as “The Graduate” and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.”

Katharine Ross’s Age, Bio

Katharine Ross was born on January 29, 1940, in Hollywood, California, making her 83 years old as of 2023. She was the daughter of Dudley Ross, a sales manager, and Katharine W. Hall, a schoolteacher. Ross was married five times, including to actor Sam Elliott from 1984 until his death in 2022. She has one daughter, Cleo Rose Elliott, who is a musician.

Ross attended Santa Rosa Junior College and later transferred to San Francisco State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1962. She then studied acting at the Workshop Theatre School in New York City.

Katharine Ross’s Height And Weight

Katharine Ross is reported to be 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) tall and her weight is estimated to be around 115 pounds (52 kg). She has naturally dark brown hair, which she has styled in various lengths and cuts throughout her career. Her eye color is brown. That these details are ultimately superficial and do not define a person’s talents, achievements, or character.

Katharine Ross
Katharine Ross

Katharine Ross’s Career

Katharine Ross began her acting career in the 1960s, appearing in various television shows and small roles in films. Her breakthrough came with the role of Elaine Robinson in the 1967 film “The Graduate,” which earned her critical acclaim and a Golden Globe nomination. She then starred alongside Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the Western film “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” in 1969, cementing her status as a leading actress.

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Ross continued to appear in films such as “The Stepford Wives” and “The Legacy,” as well as TV shows including “The Colbys” and “The Love Boat.” She also had a successful stage career, appearing in productions of “The Lion in Winter” and “The Glass Menagerie.”

Ross has been recognized for her contributions to film and television with several awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Sedona International Film Festival. She remains an iconic actress and continues to inspire new generations of performers

Katharine Ross’s Net worth

Katharine Ross’s net worth is estimated to be around $5-8 million USD. Most of her income is derived from her successful career as an actress, with notable roles in films such as “The Graduate,” “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” and “The Stepford Wives.” Additionally, Ross has worked as a writer and has published several children’s books, which likely generate some additional income. While she has not been as active in the entertainment industry in recent years, her past work continues to generate royalties, contributing to her overall net worth. Ross may also earn money from endorsements, sponsorships, or other ventures, but information on these sources of income is not readily available.

Katharine Ross Net worth
Katharine Ross

Katharine Ross’s Husband, Marriage & Relationship

Katharine Ross has been married five times throughout her life. Her first marriage was to actor Joel Fabiani in 1960, but they divorced in 1962. She then married director John Marion from 1964-1967. Her most well-known marriage was to actor Sam Elliott, whom she married in 1984 and has remained married to since. The couple met while filming the horror film “The Legacy” in 1978. They have one daughter together, named Cleo. Ross’s other marriages were to Conrad Hall, who was a cinematographer, and Gaetano Lisi, an Italian businessman. The dates of her marriages vary, but Ross has been married to Elliott for nearly four decades.

Quick Facts

Full Name Katharine Ross
Date of Birth January 29, 1940
Place of Birth Hollywood, California, USA
Age 83 years old
Occupation Actress, author
Years Active 1962-present
Spouse Sam Elliott
Children Cleo Rose Elliott
Famous Roles Elaine Robinson in “The Graduate”
Net Worth $5-8 million USD 
Height  5 ft 5 inch
Weight  52 kg