Bedford, Westchester County, New York, USA
Kate graduated from Fox Lane High School in Bedford, New York. She graduated a year early from her high school.
Then, to study musical theater, Mara was enrolled into Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. But, she left it to focus on her acting career.
- Father – Timothy Christopher Mara (Scout and the vice president of player evaluation for the New York Giants)
- Mother – Kathleen McNulty Mara (née Rooney)
- Siblings – Rooney Mara (Younger Sister) (Actress), Conor Mara (Sister), Daniel Mara (Older Brother)
- Others – Wellington Mara (Paternal Grandfather) (Co-owner of the Giants), John Mara (Uncle), Timothy James “Tim” Rooney (Maternal Grandfather) (Ran Yonkers Raceway in the past), Dan Rooney (Granduncle) (Chairman of the Steelers)
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
52 kg or 115 pounds
Kate Mara dated –
- Justin Long – The actors were RUMOred to be dating together in the past.
- McG (2006-2008) – The film producer McG met Kate on the set of “We are Marshall” in 2006. He was the director and producer of the film, while Kate was starring in the same film. They dated for two years and they separated in March 2008.
- Charlie Cox (2008) – Stone of Destiny co-stars Charlie Cox and Kate Mara briefly dated in 2008.
- Max Minghella (2010-2014) – In 2010, Kate Mara started dating British actor, Max Minghella. The duo dated for four long years and called it quits in August 2014.
- Jamie Bell (2015-Present) – Since April 2015, she is RUMORed to be dating with another English actor, Jamie Bell.
Race / Ethnicity
Mara has Irish, French-Canadian, and German ancestry on her father’s side, while she is of Irish and Italian descent on her mom’s side.
34-24-35 in or 87-61-89 cm
4 (US) or 34 (EU)
She has appeared in an AT&T advertisement.
Best Known For
Playing Sue Storm / The Invisible Woman in the 2015 film “The Fantastic Four”.
She debuted with 1999 drama film Joe the King for her role as Allyson.
First TV Show
In 1997, she guest appeared in the police procedural and legal drama TV series Law & Order for her role as Jenna Erlich in an episode titled “Shadow”.
She is a vegan and hence credits her vegan diet and regular workouts for fit body.
Kate Mara Favorite Things
- Movies – Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980), Friday Night Lights (2004), Lady Jane (1986), The Sound of Music (1965), The English Patient (1996)
Source – IMDb
Kate Mara Facts
- Kate is a skilled dancer. She knows ballet, jazz as well as tap.
- Her dad has 10 siblings. So, Kate has 40 cousins and 22 aunts and uncles.
- She is a fan of Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Giants.
- Kate went blonde (from red head) for The Wonder Woman (2015).
- Her great grandfathers were the owners of football teams New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Growing up, Mara was “painfully shy.”
- She has two Boston Terriers, named, Bruno and Lucius.
- Mara started acting at the age of 9.
- Connect with Kate on Twitter.