Katharine McPhee is an American actress and singer who became a household name after being the runner-up on the American Idol in 2006.
Releasing five studio albums and appearing in numerous films, television series, and theatres, Katharine McPhee has accumulated a lot. Moreover, she earned performing songs in voting weeks and from stage performances. However, Katharine McPhee has a net worth of $14 million.
As a musician, Katharine released her maiden album in 2007 that ranked #2 on the Billboard 200 chart. Besides, this album sold 381k copies within three years.
Katharine Hope McPhee Foster is not only a musician but also an actress. She became popular playing Karen Cartwright and Paige Dineen in the American television series ‘Smash’ and ‘Scorpion’ respectively.
Katharine McPhee: Salary Highlights
As mentioned, Katharine McPhee is earning well enough selling albums and singing, acting, on stage and television so far. Her albums have sold thousands of copies.
According to Forbes, Katharine McPhee was the ten top-earning American Idol performers. She earned over $1.1 million for music from 2010 to 2011.
Talking about her earning from acting, Katharine took $6 million for her leading role in the comedy film You May Not Kiss the Bride.
Besides, she contracted a deal of $700k for her role of Paige Dineen in the Scorpion television series.
Apart from these, Katharine McPhee received $400k spousal support after divorcing Nick Cokas per year. In other words, she received prorated $33k per month on a sliding scale.
In 2008, Katharine married David Foster, a Canadian-American musician. They own a combined net worth of $88 Million
In short, Katharine McPhee salary/income is given below:
- Yearly Income: $1.29 Million
- Monthly Income: $108k
- Weekly Income: $25k
- Daily Income: $3543
- Hourly Income: $147.64
Katharine McPhee: Real Estate
In 2015, Katharine bought about 2039 sq. foot Toluca Lake home for $1.4 million. Later, she put it on the rent list, demanding $6900 per month. However, in 2017, Katharine purchased about 3527 sq. foot home in Studio City, California for, $2.05 million.
Katharine McPhee: At a Glance
|Full Name||Katharine Hope McPhee Foster|
|Date of Birth||25 March 1984|
|Birth Place||Los Angles, California|
|Height||5 fit 7 inch (1.72m)|
|Spouse||Nick Cokas (m. 2008 div, 2016); David Foster (m. 2019)|
|Net Worth||$14 million|
Early Life & Career
Katharine McPhee was born in Los Angles, California. She grew up in a television-background family. Her mother worked on American Idol as a vocal coach.
Katharine’s mom Peisha McPhee discovered the hidden musical talent of her daughter. Hence, there goes the especial contribution of Peisha McPhee to become the runner-up in American Idol.
However, Katharine belongs to Iris, Scottish and German ancestry. She has an older sister named Adriana McPhee, who is a vocal coach on American Idol-like her mom.
Talk about schooling, McPhee attended Notre Dame High School. In 2002, she graduated from that school. Later, she enrolled in musical theatre at Boston Conservatory.
At the age of thirteen, Katharine McPhee suffered from eating disorders that resulted in bulimic. After struggling a lot, she somehow copes up with that.
As a singer, Katharine came to fame after being runner-up on the popular singing competition American Idol in 2006.
Later, Katharine signed with RCA Records and released her self-titled debut album.
Over It, a song of Katharine’s first album became a Pop Top 30 hit. Besides, it earned a gold certificate. Katharine’s other featured single, ‘Had It All’ set a selling record of 45k within a year.
However, Katharine McPhee has released five studio albums so far. Besides, she has released ten singles alongside ten music videos.
As an actress, Katharine McPhee is widely famous for her appearance in the musical drama Smash and action-drama television series Scorpion.
Aside from Smash and Scorpion, Katharine was present in numerous musical drama films and television series. Currently, she is working in a theatre production called Waitress.
Katharine McPhee: Awards
Since 2005, McPhee has won many reputed awards like
- Young Hollywood Awards
- Women’s Image Network Awards
- VH1 Big in ’06 Awards
- Fox Reality Awards
Katharine McPhee Husband of Recent Image
Katharine McPhee is the fifth wife of David Foster. In 2019, they got married. At that time, David was 70, where McPhee was 35 years old. Hence, there goes a large age gap indeed.
Taylor Hicks is the winner of the fifth season of American Idol in 2006. However, Katharine McPhee became runner-up in this season.
Katharine McPhee has more than 793.3k Instagram followers. She is a social media star as well.