Katherine Langford is an Australian actress. She is well known for playing in the Netflix series named ‘13 Reasons Why‘ in 2017. Likewise, she played the role of Hannah Baker, a high school teen girl who commits suicide. She also received a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for the Best Actress for ’13 Reasons Why. Katherine trained herself in acting from different schools before she stepped on to a professional acting career.

She started her career appearing in minor roles in independent films. However, after gaining confidence in her acting prowess, she auditioned for a role in the Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ and become selected. Within ten days, she moved from Australia to the United States to appear in the series. After acting in the series, the young actress gained international popularity. She has also appeared in supporting roles in the films Love, Simon’ in 2018 and ‘Knives Out’ in 2019 and is all set to appear in several major film projects shortly.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameKatherine Langford
Birth Date29 April 1996
Birth PlacePerth, Australia
Star SignTaurus
ParentsFather: Stephen Langford
Mother: Elizabeth Langford
SisterJosephine Langford
Marital StatusUnmarried
Net Worth$5 million
Height5 feet and half inches (1.66 m/ 166cm)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
Body Measurements34B-26-35 inches
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorBlue

Katherine Langford

Where was Katherine Langford born?

Katherine Langford was born on April 29, 1996, in Perth, Australia. Her close ones call her ‘Kat.’ She grew up in a suburb called Applecross. Her father, Stephen Langford, is the director of medical services at the Royal Flying Doctor Service, and her mother, Elizabeth Langford, is a doctor. She has an elder sister Josephine Langford who is also an Australian actress. She is currently 24 years old and has a Taurus zodiac sign.

Where did Katherine receive her education?

Katherine Langford studied at Penrhos College for her primary level and St. Hilda School for her secondary education. During her senior high years, she looked at Perth Modern School, where she also studied music and drama.

She appeared in the school’s drama ‘Hotel Sorrento’ in 2013, which brought her a deep interest in the acting profession. Likewise, Katherine also played as the sports captain during her school years. She was good at swimming as well. After high school, she studied at the Principal Academy of Dance & Theatre Arts, majoring in music theatre.

What is the distinctive feature of Langford?

Katherine Langford holds an Australian nationality. Likewise, as per her ethnicity, she is White. Moreover, she has not discussed anything about her religious views.

She stands at the height of 5 feet and 5 and a half inches (1.66 m/ 166cm) and weighs about 60 kg (132 lbs) with a body measurement of 34B-26-35 inches.  Additionally, her hair color is dark brown with a pair of blue eyes.

How did Katherine Langford begin her career?

Katherine Langford began taking classical, jazz, and contemporary vocal training at the age of nine, and by the time she reached high school, she was keen on musical theatre. Once when she attended Lady Gaga’s concert, she became inspired to learn to play the piano. In 2013, three teens in Perth committed suicide, and following the unfortunate incident, she wrote an anti-suicide song, ‘Young and Stupid.’ She also wrote the songs ‘I’ve Got a Crush on Zoe Bosch’ and ‘3 Words’. During her high school days, she took part in the school drama. This made her realize that she had an interest in acting. After high school, she focused on pursuing her future in theater. But she had no acting experience in life, and many acting schools turned her down. Instantly then, she enrolled herself in acting classes and started during temporary part-time jobs.

In 2015, she became selected to participate in the National Institute of Dramatic Arts Advanced Actors Residency. In the same year, she enrolled herself at Nicholson’s Academy of Screen Acting and landed the role of Juan Perón’s mistress in the musical ‘Evita.’ Additionally, in 2016, she got some parts in independent films like ‘Imperfect Quadrant’ and ‘Daughter.’ She played the lead role in ‘Daughter,’ at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. The same year, she auditioned for a drama television series about the life of William Shakespeare in the role of ‘Will’ but failed to bag the role. She later signed a contract with the William Morris Endeavor agency.

Katherine Langford

’13 Reasons Why.’

In 2017, after knowing much about acting, she auditioned on Skype for an American high school student Hannah Baker in the teen Netflix web series ’13 Reasons Why’. She was selected for the role but had only ten days to apply and get an O-1 visa to work in the United States. She also researched for the position by speaking to a psychiatrist who specialized in adolescent cases. This series revolved around high school student Clay Jensen and the aftermath of the high school student Hannah Baker’s suicide when she leaves a box of cassette tapes in which she details why she chose to end her life.

The first season was released on Netflix on March 31, 2017. It received positive reviews from critics and audiences, who praised its subject matter and acting. Then, the second season was also released on May 18, 2018. This season received a mixed review from the audiences, which led to the creation of the third season, which was released on August 23, 2019. Similarly, the fourth and final season was released on June 5, 2020. Season 4 concludes with the untimely death of a beloved character and the main crew’s graduation from Liberty. 


Furthermore, in January 2018, she made her film debut in ‘The Misguided.’ It is an independent comedy-drama by Shannon Alexander. She also was featured in a role in the romantic comedy-drama film ‘Love, Simon,’ directed by Greg Berlanti. She played the role of Simon’s best friend, Leah Burke. The actress has also played the role of Mara Carley in the film ‘Spontaneous,’ which will release soon. Also, in September 2018, she announced, she is part of the Netflix television series ‘Cursed,’ released early in 2020. She also has been the cast of Avengers: Endgame. However, her scenes had been deleted from the final film as the director realized that the change in characters would confuse the audience.

What are the achievements of Katherine?

Katherine Langford has received many nominations for her series ’13 Reason Why’ till now. She became nominated in Gold Derby Awards in 2017, Golden Globe Awards, MTV Movies, and Awards and Satellite Awards in 2018. In addition, she has won the ‘Australian In Film Awards’ for the Screen Australia Breakthrough Award category in 2017.

Is Katherine Langford single?

Katherine Langford is currently single and unmarried. She resides in Alamo, California, the U.S. Likewise, this actress focuses on her career rather than being in a relationship.

However, her name is associated with ’13 Reasons Why’ co-star Dylan Minnette. This is just a rumor, and it is may or may not be accurate.

Katherine Langford

Is Katherine socially active?

Katherine Langford is on Instagram (@katherinelangford) with 19.5 million followers. Her Facebook page (@KatherineLangford) has 15.4 thousand likes and 15.8 thousand followers. However, the page is yet to be verified, so it is not sure whether the page is official or not.

What is Katherine Langford’s net worth?

Katherine Langford has earned massive popularity from her professional career. Likewise, along with gaining name and fame, she has also made a decent amount of money. She has a net worth of approximately $5 million as of 2021.