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Kate Emma Rothschild Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Place Of Birth
Paris, France
41 years old
Birth Date
July 29 1982

Kate Emma Rothschild Facts

Child Star?
Banking Heiress
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Current Partner
Paul Forkan
Iris Annabel Goldsmith, Frank James Amschel Goldsmith, Isaac Benjamin Victor Goldsmith
Amschel Rothschild, Anita Patience Guinness
James Rothschild, Alice Miranda Rothschild

About Kate Emma Rothschild 

Kate Rothschild is a French-born British banking heiress, socialite, and famous personality.

Kate Emma is the daughter of Amschel Rothschild, a government executive chairman of Rothschild Asset Management, a subsidiary of England's Rothschild banking household. She and her two siblings, James Rothschild and Alice Miranda Rothschild, grew up in a financially profitable family.

She is also best known as the former wife of Benjamin James Goldsmith (son of late business tycoon and politician James Goldsmith), an English financier and environmentalist. Together the couple welcomed three children: Iris Annabel Goldsmith, Isaac Benjamin Victor, and Frank James Amschel. Tragically, her eldest daughter Iris Annabel passed away on July 18, 2019, due to an off-road accident on the family's farm in North Brewham, Somerset.

In 2012, Ben and Kate Emma Rothschild separated after Kate was found in a romantic relationship with rapper Jay Electronica. However, their relationship did not last long, and they also separated in 2014. Besides, Ben Goldsmith married Jemima Jones in 2014, the co-founder of society caterer Tart London and a former model.

Together they have his son Arlo Edward Zac Goldsmith and two daughters named Eliza Margot Goldsmith and Vita Iris (named in memory of her late older sister). Kate is now in a relationship with Paul Forkan, and the couple welcomed a baby boy in 2021.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Kate Emma Rothschild's net worth?

Having inherited a multi-billion pound banking enterprise from her father, Amschel Rothschild, Kate Emma Rothschild has a net worth of $900 million. Her entire net worth comes from the family business.

How much does Kate Emma Rothschild earn per year?

It is not known how much Kate Emma earns annually.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Kate Emma Rothschild?

Kate Emma Rothschild stands 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall with brown eyes and red hair.

How old is Kate Emma Rothschild?

Kate Emma Rothschild is 39 and will turn 40 on July 29, 2022. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Childhood And Education

Kate Emma Rothschild was born into a British socialite family on July 29, 1982, in Paris, France. Her father, Amschel Rothschild, was an executive chairman of Rothschild Asset management of England's Rothschild banking family. Her mother is Anita Patience Guinness.

She grew up with her two siblings: James Rothschild and Alice Miranda Rothschild (sister). There are not many details about which educational institutions she attended, and sources cite that she participated at a local school and a private college in the UK.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Kate Emma Rothschild's partner?

Kate Emma Rothschild married the founder and CEO of Menhaden, Ben Goldsmith, the son of James Goldsmith, a late British tycoon, politician, billionaire, and banker. The couple married on September 20, 2003, at St Mary's Church in Bury St Edmunds. It was a lavish wedding attended by many big names in business, politics, entertainment, and media. Also, Lord Frederick Windsor and Old Etopian friends were among the guests.

The former couple welcomed three children: Iris Annabel Goldsmith, Frank James Amschel Goldsmith, and Isaac Benjamin Victor Goldsmith.

However, the couple split up in 2012 after Kate Emma was caught in an extramarital relationship with rapper Jay Electronica (aka Timothy Elpadaro Thedford). After separating from Jay Electronica, she was seen having an affair with Paul Forkan, an entrepreneur.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

As the ex-wife of Ben Goldsmith, the CEO and founder of the investment company Menhaden, listed on the London Stock Exchange, Kate Emma Rothschild is well-known. He joined WHEB as a partner in 2003 and supervised the company as a corporate finance adviser. His main job profile was to provide venture capital to the European clean technology sector founded in 1995.

In 2003, he helped to found the Environmental Funders Network (EFN) of the UK, and through JMG charity, he is actively involved in radical environmental philanthropy.

Ben Goldsmith also oversaw the 2014 demerger of private and public equity units of WHEB. He also established an $89 million green-themed investment trust named Menhaden Capital Plc, which mainly focused on efficient energy and resources. This trust reached its three-year milestone in July 2018, with a 30.5 % loss in share.

In 2017, Ben contributed to Forces of Nature, EFN's major report, which emphasized getting more people to contribute to environmental causes and figure out how to make effective environmental improvements. Also, he signed a petition urging Prime Minister Theresa May and Environment Secretary Michael Gove to constrain the chemical use and agricultural spraying in rural areas of the UK.

Besides, Kate is active on social media and has a huge fan base. She has a Facebook and Twitter account with thousands of followers. Also, she runs an Instagram account that has over ten thousand followers.

Charity Work

Ben Goldsmith and Kate Emma Rothschild launched 'The Iris Project' in memory of their late daughter, which will provide support and funding to young people dealing with environmental issues.

Kate Emma Rothschild's Hobbies And Interests

Kate Emma loves to watch movies; her favorite actor is Tom Cruise, and the actress is Paris Hilton. She also loves to travel, and her favorite holiday destination is Greece. In addition, she has got a tattoo printed on her right arm bearing the name of her late daughter- Iris.

Other Interesting Kate Emma Rothschild Facts And Trivia

  • Kate Emma Rothschild and Ben Goldsmith's divorce was famous by the name 'Twitter Divorce' as it operated via Twitter posts.
  • Kate Emma is the best friend of Paris Hilton, who is a socialite, businesswoman, model, actress, singer, and fashion designer.
  • Kate suffered a $6,01,474 break-in at the London home in 2019.

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