Kathy Bates is an American actress, director, singer, and composer who has a net worth of $32 million. Since 1963, she has done some fabulous works in the film industry. She is well known as Annie Wikes for her role in the horror film Misery. Kathy won the Academy Awards in the Best Actress category for her prominent role in this film.
Kathy Bates portrayed prominent roles in films like Dolores Claiborne, The Waterboy, Primary Colors, About Schmidt, Richard Jewell, and so on. Besides, she played supporting roles in the 1997 epic romantic film Titanic and comedy-drama Fried Green Tomatoes.
Kathy further appeared in the television series Harry’s Law and American Horror Story, for which she won fourteen Emmy Awards nominations and Primetime Emmy Award. Besides, her appearance in television series like Six Feet Under, Alice, Feud: Bette and Joan, The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men, and so forth.
Kathy Bates: At a Glance
|Kathleen Doyle Bates
|Date of Birth
|28 June 1948
|Memphis, Tennessee, United States
|5ft 3in (1.60m)
|Tony Campisi (1991-1997)
|Actress, Director, Film Score Composer
|$175 Thousand per episode
Kathleen Doyle Bates was born in Memphis, a city in Tennessee, United States, on 28 June 1948. Her parents are Langdon Doyle Bates and Bertie Kathleen. Bates’s father, Langdon Doyle, was a mechanical engineer. However, Kathleen is the third daughter of three siblings.
In 1965, Kathy graduated from White Station High School. Later, she studied theatre at the Southern Methodist University and became a member of the international PanHellenic sorority, Alpha Delta Pi.
After study theatre, Kathy Bates moved to New York to pursue an acting career. In 1971, she began her on-screen acting career playing a minor role in the film Taking Off. Then, she got a chance for the comedy-drama Vanities and soap opera The Doctors, All My Children, One Life to Live, and so on.
Bates’s career breakthrough came after performing in the 1990 horror film Misery. She played the role of Annie Wikes in this film, which helped her to win the Academy Award in the Best Actress category.
Kathy further appeared in the Fried Green Tomatoes film, for which she won a BAFTA Award nomination. Besides, Kathy played a side role in the romantic movie Titanic.
In 1995, Kathy Bates started working as a director. As a director, her contribution to the Homicide: Life on the Street, NYPD Blue, Great Performances are noteworthy. Throughout her acting career, Bates has won numerous awards and accolades.
Kathy Bates earns over $5.07 million a year. Thus, her monthly income is $422k and weekly $97k. Kathy earned most of her wealth through her magnificent acting career. Her daily earning is more than $13k.
No, actress Kathy Bates has no children. She married Tony Campisi in 1991. But, Kathy suffered various diseases. Besides, she was busy considering her acting career. Hence, this couple never had children.
Kathy Bates suffered from a disease called Lymphedema. This painful disease occurred after her breast cancer surgery. Besides, she suffered from Ovarian Cancer.
Actress Kathy Bates was born in Memphis. However, she is currently living in Los Angles, California.