Cate Blanchett (age 46) is an Australian born American stage and screen actress for her major profession so far. In her work field, she has been famous for her phenomenal acting skills. Her unique skill has helped her to achieve height of success at very short time. She has been awarded by many accolades, including two Academy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and three British Academy Awards. Blanchett has been awarded the Centenary Medal for Service to Australian Society by the Australian government. For her personality point of view she stands with a height of 5 feet 10 inches and has well built body measurements. She holds an Australian nationality since her birth after her parents. She has completed her education from National Institute of Dramatic Art University of Melbourne. At present she has been married to her husband Andrew Upton since 1997. Till the date her net worth has not mentioned by any particular site. As a result her readers are still searching for about her including her exclusive interview ever appeared in. She is continuously in touch with her fans and followers via Facebook and other sites including twitter and Tumblr.
Cate was born on May 14, 1969 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is the middle of three children, with an older brother, Bob, who is a computer systems engineer, and a younger sister, Genevieve, who works as a theatrical designer. When Blanchett was ten, her father died of a heart attack, leaving her mother to raise the family on her own. Blanchett’s ancestry includes English, some Scottish, and remote French. She attended primary school in Melbourne at Ivanhoe East Primary School; for her secondary education, she attended Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School and then Methodist Ladies’ College, where she explored her passion for the performing arts. She studied economics and fine arts at the University of Melbourne before leaving Australia a year later to travel overseas. Upon her return to Australia she then dropped from the University of Melbourne and transferred to the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in Sydney to pursue the acting profession. She graduated from NIDA in 1992.
Talking about her career startup, Blanchett came to international attention for her role as Elizabeth I of England in Shekhar Kapur’s 1998 film Elizabeth, for which she won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress, the Golden Globe Award, and earned her first Academy Award for Best Actress nomination. Furthermore, her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in Martin Scorsese’s 2004 film The Aviator brought her critical acclaim and many accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, making her the only actor to win an Oscar for portraying another Oscar-winning actor. In 2013, she starred as Jeanette “Jasmine” Francis in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, for which she won numerous accolades including the Academy Award for Best Actress. She is one of only six actresses to win Academy Awards in both leading and supporting acting categories, and the only Australian to win two acting Oscars. A six-time Oscar nominee, she has also received nominations for Notes on a Scandal (2006), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) and I’m Not There (2007). Blanchett’s other notable films include The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03) and The Hobbit trilogy (2012–14), Babel (2006), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014), Cinderella (2015) and Carol (2015).
lanchett has also had an extensive career on stage and is a four-time Helpmann Award winner for Best Female Actor in a Play. Her earlier roles include the title role in Electra at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (1992), Ophelia in Hamlet at the Belvoir St Theatre in Sydney (1994), Susan in Plenty in the West End (1999), and the title role in Hedda Gabler with the Sydney Theatre Company (2004). From 2008 to 2013, she and her husband Andrew Upton were co-CEOs and artistic directors of the Sydney Theatre Company; her roles included Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire in Sydney, New York at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Washington D.C. at the Kennedy Center (2009), Yelena in Uncle Vanya in Sydney, Washington D.C. at the Kennedy Center and New York at the Lincoln Center (2011), and Claire in The Maids with Isabelle Huppert in Sydney (2013) and New York at the Lincoln Center (2014).