Kate Mara is an American actress and film producer who has ethnically worked in the entertainment field since 1997. She loved acting from an early age and even began acting in school’s musical play at none. Likewise, her love for acting grew more prominent, leading her to join the community theatre.

She initially landed her professional debut acting role in the TV series ‘Law & Order’ in 1997 in a guest role. After two years, she had her role in the first film called ‘Joe the King’ as Allyson. Moreover, Kate is well-known for her role in the political thriller TV series ‘House of Cards,’ where she played Zoe Barnes. Apart from acting, she is also a skilled ballet dancer. She is also good at jazz and tap.

Quick Info
Full NameKate Rooney Mara
ProfessionActor, Film Producer
Birth Date27 February 1983
Birth PlaceBedford, New York, United States
Parents NameTimothy Christopher Mara
Kathleen McNulty Mara (née Rooney)
Net Worth 2021$15 million
PartnerJamie Bell (2015-Present)
Children1 daughter
Height5 feet and 3 inches (160cm/1.60m)
Weight52 kg (115lbs)

Kate Mara

Where was Kate Mara born?

Kate Rooney Mara was born on 27 February 1983 in Bedford, New York, United States. Her father is Timothy Christopher Mara, an NFL scout and vice president of the New York Giants for player evaluation. Her mother is Kathleen McNulty Mara (née Rooney).

She grew alongside her three siblings, one older brother named Daniel Mara, one older sister named Conor Mara, and a younger sister named Rooney Mara. Additionally, Kate is currently 37 years old with a Pisces star sign.

What is Kate’s educational detail?

Kate Mara completed her studied at Fox Lane High School. She then enrolled at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University to study musical theatre. But she dropped out of this school to focus on her acting career.

What is Kate Mara’s distinctive feature?

Kate Mara holds an American nationality, and as per her ethnicity, she is White. However, she has Irish, French-Canadian, and German ancestry on her father’s side and Irish and Italian descent on her mom’s side. Her religious views are Roman Catholicism.

Besides this, she stands 5 feet and 3 inches (160cm/1.60m) and weighs around 52 kg (115lbs). Moreover, she has a slim body type measuring 34-24-35 inches, respectively. Furthermore, she has a pair of light brown-colored eyes and red hair color.

Is Kate Mara socially active?

Kate Mara is active in her social accounts. Her Instagram and Twitter account (@katemara) has 434 thousand and 233.5 thousand followers, respectively.

Who are Kate Mara’s husband and kids?

Kate Mara previously dated Charlie Cox in 2008 and Max Minghella from 2010 to 2014. Talking more, she follows a vegan lifestyle and credits her vegan diet and regular workouts for a fit body.


Then in 2015, she started her relationship with Jamie Bell. They engaged after two years in January 2107 and married on 17 July 2017.


Their first child, a daughter, was born in May 2019. However, this couple hasn’t disclosed anything about their daughter’s name. Moreover, Kate is also the stepmother of Bell’s son from his last married to actress Evan Rachel Wood.

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How did Kate Mara begin her career?


Kate Mara landed her debut movie in ‘Joe the King’ in 1999. The same year, she also played in ‘Random Hearts’ as Jessica Chandler. Her next film roles were ‘Tadpole’ in 2002, ‘Urban Legends: Bloody Mary,’ ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ and ‘The Californians’ in 2005. Likewise, she also played the role of Summer Jones in ‘Zoom,’ and Annie Cantrell in ‘ We Are Marshall’ in 2006. She has also had a role in ‘Shooter’ in 2007, ‘Transsiberian’ and ‘ Stone of Destiny’ in 2008, and ‘The Open Road’ in 2009. Kate also played Mississippi in ‘Happythankyoumoreplease,’ U.S. Marshal in ‘Iron Man 2,’ and ‘Meg in ‘Peep World’ in 2010. She also has appeared in short films like ‘Queen of Hearts’ in 2011, ‘Broken Bells After the Disco’ in 2013, and ‘Lennon or McCartney’ in 2014. Moreover, she also played Bree in ‘Transcendence’ in 2014 and Lisa in ‘The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards.’

Furthermore, in 2015 she starred in ‘Fantastic Four’ as Sue Storm / Invisible Woman. This film received positive praise for the performance of every actor and actress. The same year, she also played in ‘Man Down,’ ‘The Martian,’ and ‘Captive.’ In 2016, she appeared in the science fiction horror film ‘Morgan’ where she played Lee Weathers. Her latest work in movies is ‘Megan Leavey’ and ‘My Days of Mercy’ in 2017, where she also served as a producer, and ‘Chappaquiddick’ in 2018.

TV Shows

Kate Mara debuted in acting from her television appearance in ‘Law & Order’ in 1997 as a guest role. She then played in ‘Madigan Men’ and ‘Ed’ in 2000, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ in 2001, ‘Everwood,’ ‘Nip/Tuck,’ and ‘Boston Public’ in 2003. Moreover, she also played in ‘CSI: Miami’ and ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ in 2004. Kate also played in ‘Jack & Bobby’ in 2005, ’24’ in 2006, and ‘Entourage’ in 2009. She also starred in the FX series ‘American Horror Story: Murder House’ in 2011 and Disney XD series ‘Tron: Uprising’ in 2012 as a voice role.

Her most notable role came in the Netflix political thriller series ‘House of Cards’, where she played Zoe Barnes. She appeared in this series from 2013 to 2014 and in 2016. She also received the nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award. Meanwhile, she also played in ‘Robot Chicken’ in 2014 and ‘Moonbeam City’ in 2015. Her recently played TV series is ‘Pose’ in 2018 and ‘A Teacher’ in 2020, where she is also the producer.

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Has Kate Mara won any awards?

Kate Mara has won the CinemaCon Award for her acting role in ‘Fantastic Four’ in 2015. She is also the recipient of the Women in Film Crystal Awards in 2015.

What is the net worth of Kate Mara?

Kate Mara is one of the famous actresses in the entertainment industry. She has gained fame, name, popularity. Along with this, she has also earned a good amount of wealth. Moreover, Kate has an estimated net worth of $15 million as of 2021.