Not many child actors grow up to maintain a career in the acting profession. Many of them fail to translate the charm and innocence that defined them as child actors into their career as adults, which often leads to disillusionment for many and worse results like drug abuse and sometimes, even death. Thankfully, that is not the story of Katherine Herzer who has been able to pick up from where she left off as a child to star in adult productions like Madam Secretary.
With the combination of her own talents, good advisors and luck, Katherine Herzer has found herself building a name in the highly competitive industry with a filmography that boasts of popular projects like The Mentalist, American Horror Story and Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Learn more about the star below.
Katherine Herzer Biography
Katherine Herzer was born into the world on the 17th of January 1997, somewhere in Los Angeles, California. Other than the early appearances she made in film as a child actor, not much is known about the background and childhood years of Katherine.
Raised in California, she completed her high school education in her hometown in 2015 before she proceeded to New York University to study Theatre at the Tisch School of the Arts. Over the course of her education, Katherine Herzer has had the chance to intern for the celebrated politician, former US Vice President, Al Gore at his climate reality project in Washington DC.
Ever since she made her debut onscreen, she has developed a passion for acting that has seen her learn from her co-stars many of which include notable actors and actresses such as Ashton Kutcher, Amanda Peet, Tea Leoni, and a couple more others.
Movies and TV Shows
Katherine Herzer got an early start to life in the acting industry when she was cast to play a role on the TV show, Without a Trace in 2004. It was her debut in front of the camera for a scripted drama and she was cast as Jesse. She was also cast in A Lot Like Love in 2005 and was credited as an unnamed Little Girl. In the same year, she got cast in one of the most significant projects of her filmography thus far, as Hopscotch Girl in the Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie film, Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
The rapid start to life in the acting industry, however, slowed down and she wasn’t cast in a role until 2008 when she was cast in The Mentalist and as an unnamed character in NCIS. In 2009, Katherine Herzer starred in the shows, Little Monk and Three Rivers. Her other appearances include American Horror Story in 2012, Barely Lethal in 2015 and Men, Women & Children in 2014.
She began to star in one of her longest and most significant role in 2014 as Alison McCord in Madam Secretary, she has appeared in over 100 episodes thus far.
Katherine Herzer’s Net Worth
As far as lucrative professions go, there are very few professions that offer a wide range of wealth like the acting profession, particularly in Hollywood. For most professions, you have to be at the top of the ladder to afford and lead a luxurious life but not Hollywood, where a decent career could get you the mildest bit of luxury beyond the reach of the average earner in other professions, as exemplified by the purchase of a condo in Los Angeles for $850,000 by Katherine Herzer in 2018.
This purchase along with her comfortable lifestyle are borne off a personal net worth that is estimated to be over $1 million.
Katherine Herzer is the daughter of Manuela Herzer. Her mother is notable for being the former companion of Sumner Redstone, a media tycoon. The identity of her father is unknown and there is very little evidence that she grew up with a close relationship with her father. She is one of three children born to her mother and just like her father, their identities are unknown.
As for her personal life, Katherine Herzer is still a single woman, not yet married to anyone and she isn’t believed to be in a relationship either.
Height and Body Measurement
The actress is 5 feet 5 inches tall with an appropriate body weight of 60kg. She has a body measurement of 32, 25, and 34 inches which are her bust, waist, and hips respectively. Katherine Herzer’s other notable body features include her brown-black eye and dark brown hair.