Kathy Doyle Bathes is a Hollywood actress and director. She started her career as a stage actress, but she appeared on famous television shows and many major Hollywood movies. Now let’s have a close look at Kathy Bates’s net worth in 2018.
Kathy Bates Early Life
Kathy Bates was born on 28th June 1948. She was born in Tennessee. Her father Langdon Doyle Bates was a mechanical engineer. Her mother Bertye Kathleen was a homemaker. Her grandfather was a lawyer.
She went to White Station High School and graduated in 1965. For college, she went to Southern Methodist University and graduated in 1969. She majored in the subject theatre and got a membership at the Alpha Delta Pi sorority.
Kathy Bates Career
To pursue an acting career, she moved to New York in 1970. In her Broadway career, she was highly praised for her performances in Fifth of July, ’night, Mother, Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean and Frankie and Jonny in the Clair de Lune. Her first movie was a comedy, Taking off. In that film, she sang a song, “Even Horses Had Wings.” Her next film was straight Time.
Kathy Bates started her television career with the soap opera, The Doctors. She appeared on many television films, such as Murder Ordained and Annie. Some of her famous movies are Misery, Titanic, About Schmidt, The Waterboy, P.S. I Love You and Midnight in Paris. She also worked as a director for many television episodes.
Awards & achievements:
She won total 26 prestigious awards. In 1990 she won Academy Award for Best Actress for her movie Misery. After that, she was nominated twice for Academy Awards, in 1998 and 2002. She won American Comedy Awards three times. She was twice nominated for BAFTA Awards. In1998, for her movie Primary Colors she won Broadcast Film Award for Best Actress.
She won Chicago Film Critics Association Award twice for her movies, Dolores Claiborne and Primary Colors. She won two Golden Globe awards and was nominated for it five times. For Primary Colors, she won Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award in 1998. She won Screen Actors Guild Award twice. In her Television career, she won Two Emmy Awards for her spectacular performance in both Two and a Half Men and American Horror Story.
Net worth of Kathy Bates
The estimated net worth of the talented American actress is $35 million. Most of her wealth comes from her acting career. She is not only an Academy award-winning actress, but before that she had a career in theatre and Television, and she continued to appear on television for a long time. She portrayed the character of Madame Marie Delphine LaLaurie. She also appeared on the famous comedy series of CBS, Two and a Half Men.
Kathy Bates married Tony Campisi in the year of 1991. However, the couple got divorced in 1997. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2003. She fought the battle very successfully. In 2012 she revealed that she had been going through breast cancer. She had to go under a double mastectomy. For her double mastectomy, she has Lymphedema in her two hands.