Who Is Kate Mara?
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Katherine Rooney “Kate” Mara is an American actress in both film and television, as well as in theater. She first started out playing small roles on television, before making the big switch to acting in films. Some of her notable roles include Brokeback Mountain, Fan4stic, We Are Marshall, American Horror Story, and House of Cards. She is also famous for being the sister of actress Patricia Rooney Mara, and for being one of the four children of the owners of the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers football teams.
Career Focus: Acting, Modeling
Popular Works: [Film] Brokeback Mountain (2005, Ang Lee), We Are Marshall (2006, Joseph “McG” Nichol), Shooter (2007, Antoine Fuqua), 127 Hours (2010, Danny Boyle), Transcendence (2013, Wally Pfister), Fan4stic (2015, Josh Trank), The Martian (2015, Ridley Scott)
Date Of Birth: 27-02-1983
Weight: 115 lbs.
Current State & Country: Los Angeles, California, USA
Home State & Country: Bedford, New York, USA
Net Worth Income: $14,000,000
Educational Credentials: Fox Lane High School, New York University
Mara follows a vegan lifestyle, and exercises regularly to keep herself fit. She also credits her love of animals for her vegan lifestyle, saying that eating vegan food changed her life for the better. Mara is also one of the spokespeople for the Humane Society of the United States, and has done a photoshoot for the organization’s Meatless Monday campaign.
She comes for a rather huge family. She has 22 aunties and uncles on both sides of the family, and over 40 cousins. Both sides of the family own football teams – And Mara says she is a fan of both. She has even joked that if she’s mad at her mom, she roots for her dad’s team, and vice versa.
Career History of Kate Mara
Mara’s first audition for a professional acting career was for an NBC show called Homicide: Life On The Street – She did not get the role, but it encouraged her to audition for more TV and film roles. Her very first on-screen role was for an episode of Law & Order, which aired on the same network. After that, Mara did several guest stints on more TV shows, including Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Ed, and Madigan Men. Then in 2003, she played the role of Kate in the teen drama Everwood. She also played a cheerleader in an episode of the 2000s drama series, Nip/Tuck.
Her first film role was in 1999’s Random Hearts, alongside Harrison Ford, and went on to do small roles in independent films. People started noticing her after her supporting role in the Oscar-winning film Brokeback Mountain. Her other films included We Are Marshall (a role which she landed thanks to her family’s connection to American football), Transcendence, Shooter, The Martian, Fan4stic (as Susan Storm aka The Invisible Woman), and Chappaquiddick. Mara made her return to television in 2012 through the highly-acclaimed web series, House of Cards. She also played the role of the vengeful Hayden McClaine in FX’s American Horror Story: Murder House.
Mara’s parents are Timothy Christopher Mara, and Kathleen McNulty Rooney. Timothy worked as an NFL scout, and was also the president of the New York Giants for the team’s player evaluation. She is of Irish descent. Mara has three siblings: Two brothers named Conor and Daniel, and a younger sister, Patricia Rooney, who is also famous as an actress. Her paternal great-grandfather is Tim Mara, the founder of the New York Giants, while her maternal great-grandfather is Art Rooney Sr., founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Both teams are members of the National Football League. The Rooney family has part-time ownership of the Steelers since they were formed in 1933, while the Maras have done the same since 1925. Mara mentions that she was a very shy girl when she was young, and only had a few friends. Her very first acting role came when she was nine years old, playing a role in a school musical. She also took part in a couple of youth theater-arts schools, as well as auditioning for several community theater productions. Even when she was a child, she always knew that she wanted to act.
Mara’s past relationships include American director and record producer Joseph “McG” Nichol, Daredevil actor Charlie Cox, and The Social Network star Max Minghella. In late 2015, she started dating her Fan4stic co-star, Jamie Bell. The two of them got engaged in early 2017, and married in July of the same year. Because of her marriage, Mara is now the step-mother of Bell’s son, Jack, from his previous relationship with actress Evan Rachel Wood. In January 2019, it was announced that Bell and Mara were expecting their first child together, due in July.
Net Worth of Kate Mara
Mara, along with her sister Patricia Rooney, are not just known for their amazing acting skills. They also just happen to be heiresses to two NFL football teams – Their family are both considered NFL royalties. Mara’s own net worth is $14M. And combined together with Patricia Rooney, it equals to $26M. But even more impressive is the entire Rooney-Mara family net worth. Altogether, it’s worth an astounding $3 billion.
Mara has made a fortune for herself through acting and modeling. But either way, both she and her sister, along with the rest of their family, are already so wealthy to begin with. They won’t have to worry about anything in case they decide to quit the industry, or if the acting thing doesn’t work out.
Controversial News on The Life & Career of Kate Mara
Mara’s passion for acting served as the inspiration for Patricia Rooney to try and carve her own path as an actress. Her own breakout role was in the 2009 film The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. For a while, it seemed like she was just about ready to eclipse Mara’s own career (Patricia Rooney even earned an Oscar nomination thanks to that film). Just like any other set of celebrity siblings, US tabloids like comparing the two and depicting them as rivals. So when somebody asks Mara any question about Patricia Rooney, you can practically hear her sigh. She thinks getting compared to her younger sister is very complicated, and feels like the entire acting and Hollywood industry relies on competition. Luckily for the two of them, they only see acting as a job. Mara even says that she would like to work with Patricia Rooney if given the chance.
Rumors and Frequently Asked Questions About Kate Mara
One of the latest rumors about Mara at the moment is that she is in talks to join the cast of Greenland, a film directed by Neill Blomkamp. Blomkamp is known as the director of the 1987 film, Robocop. If she does accept the role, then Mara would be joining Gifted and Avengers: Endgame actor Chris Evans. Since the film is in its pre-production stage, there is not much information about it yet – Although it seems like Mara will be playing the role of Evans’ character’s wife, and the mother of their diabetic son.