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Katherine Langford is a popular Australian actress, known for her role of Hannah Baker in Netflix series, '13 Reasons Why'.
Katherine Langford received great acclaim for this role, shooting her to instant fame. She has since appeared in a number of film and TV roles.
Katherine Langford is the daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth Langford, a flying doctor and a pediatrician. The couple has always fueled their daughters' wish to learn and be an actor.
Keep reading to learn more about the personal and professional life of Australian actress, Katherine Langford, and how she made it into the American entertainment industry!
Katherine Langford has been working as an actor for the past seven years and is one of the richest actors in her age group, with an impressive net worth of around $6 million.
Katherine Langford's exact annual income is not known and it will vary depending on her various acting projects. She reportedly earned $80,000 per episode of '13 Reasons Why', making a total of around $2 million for the 27 episodes she starred in during season one and two.
Katherine Langford is 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.
Katherine Langford was born on April 29, 1996, so she turned 26 years old in April 2022.
Katherine Langford was born to Elizabeth Langford and Stephen Langford, in Perth, Western Australia. Both Elizabeth, a pediatrician, and Stephen, a flying doctor, belonged to the medical services, which had made Katherine curious about the profession. She was raised in Applecross, which was a riverside suburb in Perth, along with her younger sibling, Josephine Langford. Although they look quite similar, the two are not twins.
In 2005, at the young age of nine, Katherine Langford started her voice lessons for jazz, contemporary, and classical vocals and was offered a place at the Perth Modern School, where she took up drama and music studies.
She graduated at 20 years old and in the following years, she studied Music Theater at the Principal Academy of Dance & Theater Arts and later participated in a residency at Nicholson's Academy of Screen Acting Advanced Actor. In 2015, she started appearing in independent films. She was also offered a place at the Western Australian Academy for Performing Arts and was supposed to start her course in 2016, but instead, pursued acting roles.
Katherine Langford has always been private about her personal life. It appears that she is not dating anyone at the moment.
Katherine Langford initially worked on short films and small projects. Her work in 'Daughter', a short film in 2016, in which she played the lead role, was screened at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. After that, she was cast as a protagonist in the Netflix series, '13 Reasons Why', a teen drama that boosted her popularity. She received many nominations and awards for her role of Hannah Baker in this series.
In 2018, Katherine Langford was cast for the lead role of 'Cursed', another television series. Her film, 'Imperfect Quadrant', was released in 2016, after which Katherine Langford appeared in more films, including 'Knives Out', in 2019. Langford is currently working on her upcoming projects.
Katherine Langford is a strong believer in social change and she uses her voice to shine a light on topics including mental health, LGBTQ rights, and climate change.
Katherine Langford has received many nominations for her work. She was awarded the Screen Australia Breakthrough Award in 2017 at the Australians in Film Awards.
Amongst her many nominations, she was nominated for a Satellite Award, a People's Choice Award, and a Golden Globe Award for her performance in '13 Reasons Why'.
Katherine Langford loves to watch movies and series. One of her favorite TV shows is 'Star Trek: Voyager'. Her interests are swimming, acting, hanging out with her friends, attending live concerts, and enjoying different kinds of foods.
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