Stana Katic Biography

HeStana Katic is a Canadian/American actress of a Serbian origin. Stana was born on April 26, 1978 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Her parents, Petar Katic and Rada Katic are both Serbian. They moved to Canada from Croatia before Stana was born. Stana was named after her grandmother from Dalmatia. She comes from a big family and is the oldest among four brothers and one sister.

The audience best knows Katic for her role as Detective Kate Beckett on a crime drama television series ‘Castle’. She had a debut on this series in 2009. Furthermore, the same year BuddyTV ranked her as number 1 on the list of TV’s sexiest women.


Stana Katic and Toks Olagundoye in “Castle” (2009)

In addition, Stana fluently speaks English, Serbia, French, Croatian, Italian and Slovenian. She is very active on her Twitter and Instagram and even has her web page. Here you can learn everything about Katic’s new show, movies and career.

Stana Katic is dedicated to philanthropic projects. Hence, in 2010 she founded ‘The Alternative Travel Project’, as an initiative to travel car free just for one day. She inspires people to use alternative ways of transportation to reduce the environmental impact of personal vehicles.

Katic is married to her long-time boyfriend, Kris Brkljac. Stana and her husband currently live in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Stana Katic News – Absentia

In 2017, Katic will lead the cats of Absentia. This is a 10-episode thriller-drama by Sony Pictures Television Networks AXN. Stana will play an FBI agent who disappears without a trace while she’s hunting one of the most dishonorable serial killers in Boston. The series will have premiere in 2017 on AXN’s worldwide channel. It will be produced by Tel Aviv-based Masha Productions.


Absentia (Stana Katic)

How Old is Stana Katic?

Speaking about Stana’s age, she was born in April 2017. This tells us that the beautiful actress is 39 years of age at present.

Stana Katic Early Life and Education

When Stana was a teenager, her family moved from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, to Aurora, Illinois, United States. Stana graduated in Illinois from West Aurora High School in 1996. After graduation she went back to Canada. She studied International law and economics at the University of Toronto. In addition, she studied acting at the DePaul University Goodman School of Drama from 2000 to 2002. Also, Stana studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school.


Stana Katic

Stana Katic Movies

After graduation in 1996, it took Stana several years to land a role on a big screen. She moved to Los Angeles where she lived in different hostels and even her cars to save money. Finally, Stana got the starting role as Annie in ‘Acid Flicks’ in 1999. In addition to her first steps in television and film industry, Katic was studying acting.

Since 1999, Stana has been working on movies and TV series, gaining fame in Hollywood as a beautiful and talented actress. However, her career skyrocketed after she landed the lead role as the detective in crime television series ‘Castle’. Katic won numerous awards like PRISM Award, People’s Choice Award and TV Guide Magazine’s Fan Favorites Awards.

In 2008 Stana Katic has established her own production company Sine Timore.

Katic’s most notable film work includes: Bond franchise installment Quantum of Solace, CBGB, Big‪ Sur, The Spirit, Feast of Love and The Double.  Her most recent film, The Rendezvous was directed by Amin Matalqa. It had a special screening at the Mill Valley Festival.


Stana Katic in the “Rendezvous”

Furthermore, Stana’s upcoming projects include Screen Gems’ feature Cadaver and an untitled cable series project currently in pre-production.

Stana Katic Net Worth and Income

Katic has a net worth of 12 million US dollars. In addition, she is making a yearly income of $2 million.

Stana Katic and Her Husband

Beautiful Canadian-Serbian actress is married to her longtime partner Kris Brkljac. Kris also belongs to Serbian descent, however, he holds Australian nationality. He was born in Australia to Serbian parents. Stana and Kris’ private wedding ceremony took place in Dalmatian Coast in Croatia on April 25th 2015. It was just a day before Stana’s 37th birthday. The couple was dating for a few years.  Finally, they decided to turn their relationship into a legal marriage. Moreover, they seem to enjoy their marriage, as you can see on numerous photos she posts on her Instagram and other media.


Stana Katic with her husband Kris Brkljac

however, Katic and Kris Brkljac still don’t have any children.

Stana Katic Height and Weight

The gorgeous actress has a beautiful slim posture with her 1.75m of height. She is natural brunet. Nevertheless, you can also see her hair dyed blonde sometimes.

Ethnicity and Nationality

Stana katic holds dual Canadian-American nationality. She is of Serbian ethnic origin, as for the fact that both of her parents are Serbian.

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Born:,April 26 1978
Nationality:,dual Canadian-American
Ethnicity:,White (Serbian ethnic origin)
Profession:,Actress and Model
Net Worth:,$12 million
Salary:,$2 million
Hair Color:,Brown
Eye Color:,Brown
Weight:,55 KG
Married to:,Kris Brkljac
Affair with:,N/A
Birth Sign:,Taurus
Education:,International law and economics at the University of Toronto / DePaul University Goodman School of Drama / Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school

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