Catherine Zeta-Jones is a Welsh actress. As a child, she played roles in the West End productions of the musicals Annie and Bugsy Malone. She studied musical theatre at the Arts Educational Schools, London, and made her stage breakthrough with a leading role in a 1987 production of 42nd Street. Her screen debut came in the unsuccessful French-Italian film 1001 Nights and she went on to find greater success as a regular in the British television series The Darling Buds of May.

Birth Name

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Nickname

Catherine

Profession

Actress

Nationality

Welsh

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Catherine Zeta-Jones was born on September 25, 1969, in Swansea, Wales, UK.

Age

She’s currently 49 years old.

Residence

Bedford, New York, United States

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

White

She has Welsh ancestry on her father’s side while she is of Welsh and Irish descent on his mother’s side.

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Education

Zeta-Jones was a hyperactive child, her mother sent her to the Hazel Johnson School of Dance when she was four years old. She was educated at the Dumbarton House School, a private school in Swansea. Catherine then enrolled herself into Arts Educational Schools in Chiswick, London to do a course in Musical Theatre.

Family Details

  • Father – David Jones (Sweet-Factory Owner)
  • Mother – Patricia (née Fair) (Seamstress)
  • Siblings – David A. Jones (Older Brother) (Film Producer), Lyndon Jones (Younger Brother) (Stunt Performer)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Catherine Zeta-Jones has dated –

  • John Leslie (1991-1993) – From 1991 to August 1993, she was romantically linked with Scottish actor, John Leslie.
  • Angus Macfadyen (1995-1996) – She started dating another Scottish actor, Angus Macfadyen in 1995. They got engaged shortly after that but, they called off their engagement in 1996.
  • Jon Peters (1996) – In 1996, she briefly dated American film producer, Jon Peters. He is about 24 years her senior.
  • Mick Hucknall (1998) – In 1998, she had an encounter with English singer Mick Hucknall.

  • Michael Douglas (1999-Present) – In March 1999, Catherine commenced dating American actor, Michael Douglas who is exactly 25 years her senior (They have their birthdays on September 25). However, they met in August 1998 during the Deauville Film Festival in France. The duo got engaged on December 31, 1999. On November 18, 2000, the couple got married at Plaza Hotel in New York City. The couple has two children, Dylan Michael (b. August 8, 2000) and daughter Carys Zeta (b. April 20, 2003). They had also reportedly split from May 2013 to early November 2013. As of now, they are living together happily.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
  • In centimeters – 170 cm
  • In meters – 1.70 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 62 kg
  • In Pounds – 137 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 37-25-36
  • Bust – 37 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 36 inches
  • Bra Size – 32D

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Light Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her acting roles in various films such as Griselda Blanco in The Godmother (2016), Patricia Whitmore in the Rock of Ages (2012) and various others.

Film Debut

Catherine debuted with French-Italian fantasy film Les 1001 nuits for her role as Scheherazade.

Television Debut

Jones played the role as Mariette in the ITV comedy drama series The Darling Buds of May (1991 to 1993).

Brand Endorsements

Catherine has appeared in numerous TV commercials are: Alfa-Romeo Sportwagon, VoiceStream Wireless (2002), T Mobile (2002), Elizabeth Arden (2004), Lux, Sainsbury’s supermarkets & VISA.

Awards & Nominations

YearAssociationCategoryFilmResult
1999Blockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Female NewcomerThe Mask of ZorroWon
1999Saturn AwardsBest ActressThe Mask of ZorroNominated
1999MTV Movie AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformanceThe Mask of ZorroNominated
1999MTV Movie AwardsBest FightThe Mask of ZorroNominated
1999European Film AwardsBest Actress – People’s ChoiceEntrapmentWon
2000Golden Raspberry AwardsWorst ActressEntrapment/
The Haunting
Nominated
2000Blockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Actress – ActionEntrapmentWon
2000Blockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Actress – HorrorThe HauntingNominated
2001Screen Actors GuildOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureTrafficWon
2001Golden Globe AwardsBest Supporting Actress – Motion PictureTrafficNominated
2001Blockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Supporting Actress – DramaTrafficNominated
2001Chicago Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActressTrafficNominated
2001Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActressTrafficNominated
2002Empire AwardsBest British ActressTrafficNominated
2002Boston Society of Film CriticsBest Supporting ActressChicagoRunner-up
2003Academy AwardsBest Supporting ActressChicagoWon
2003British Academy Film AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting RoleChicagoWon
2003Critics’ Choice Movie AwardsBest Acting EnsembleChicagoWon
2003Critics’ Choice Movie AwardsBest Supporting ActressChicagoWon
2003Evening Standard British Film AwardsBest ActressChicagoWon
2003Screen Actors GuildOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureChicagoWon
2003Screen Actors GuildOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting RoleChicagoWon
2003Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActressChicagoNominated
2003Golden Globe AwardsBest Actress – Motion Picture Musical or ComedyChicagoNominated
2003Online Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting ActressChicagoNominated
2005Critics’ Choice Movie AwardsBest Acting EnsembleOcean’s TwelveNominated
2005Hasty Pudding TheatricalsWoman of the YearWon
2006People’s Choice AwardsFavorite Female Action StarThe Legend of ZorroNominated
2007Alliance of Women Film JournalistsActress Most in Need Of A New AgentNominated
2010Outer Critics Circle AwardsOutstanding Actress in a MusicalA Little Night MusicWon
2010Drama Desk AwardsOutstanding Actress in a MusicalA Little Night MusicWon
2010Tony AwardsBest Actress in a MusicalA Little Night MusicWon
2019Women’s Image AwardsActress Made For Television Movie / Mini-SeriesCocaine GodmotherPending

Catherine Zeta-Jones Favorites

  • Favorite Perfume – Elizabeth Arden Pretty
  • Favorite Sport – Rugby
  • Favorite Candy Bar – Milky Way
  • Favorite Book – The Great Gatsby (By Scott Fitzgerald)
  • Favorite Flower – Rose
  • Favorite Perfume – KL by Karl Lagerfeld
  • Favorite Color – Blue
  • Favorite Song – Kiss Me (By Ed Sheeran)
  • Favorite Food – Salmon, Potato Chips

Catherine Zeta-Jones Net worth

Catherine Zeta-Jones has a estimated net worth of $45 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Catherine Zeta-Jones

  • Catherine was actually named after her grandmothers, Catherine Fair and Zeta-Jones.
  • At 12, Catherine Zeta-Jones commenced her acting career.
  • She has a production company, entitled Milkwood Films.
  • She is very skilled at tap-dancing. She was the tap dancing champion in Britain by the age of 11.
  • In 2002, Catherine Zeta-Jones starred in the role of Velma Kelly in the film Chicago and it remains the most famous performance of his career.
  • In 2005, Jones was entitled Hasty Pudding’s Woman of the Year.
  • In 2010 Birthday Honours, she was chosen as the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).
  • In 2012, she returned to films with the comedy Lay the Favourite but the films proved to be a disappointment.
  • She relaxes by sleeping and reading.
  • In 2013, Catherine Zeta-Jones starred in the movie Broken City, Side Effects and RED 2.
  • Visit her official website @ catherinezetajones.com.
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