Katharine McPhee

Katharine McPhee is known as an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is most famous for being the runner-up on the fifth season of American Idol.

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Background and Age

Katharine Hope McPhee was born on March 25, 1984 in Los Angeles, California to Peisha and Daniel McPhee. With her father being a TV producer and her mom a vocal mentor, it appears that Katharine was bound to be a singer and actress. Her mom, Peisha, perceived Katharine's melodic capacities early and chose to prepare her.

Career and Net Worth

In 2005, she featured as Annie Oakley in a Cabrillo Music Theater production of Annie Get Your Gun. Because of her remarkable performance, she was selected for a Los Angeles Stage Ovation Award in the class of "Lead Actress in a Musical". That same year, she tried out for American Idol after being convinced by her folks and Nick Cokas, her sweetheart at the time. She was effective in her tryout and made it right to finals, completing in runner up with Taylor Hicks winning the grand prize and the main spot.

In her acting career, she is notable to TV crowds featuring as Paige Dineen in each of the four seasons of the CBS drama series Scorpion, and furthermore driving the two seasons of the NBC melodic drama Smash, officially produced by Steven Spielberg. In Spring 2018, McPhee made her Broadway introduction featuring as Jenna in the hit melodic Waitress, highlighting music and verses by Sara Bareilles. She is as of now repeating the main role in the West End production of the show at the Adelphi Theater in London.

 Marriage, Husband and Kids

In the wake of getting married in London in late June 2019 at the Church of Saint Yeghiche in South Kensington, Katharine McPhee and David Foster were seen clasping hands at their wedding gathering later at night. McPhee looked exquisite in a blue strapless outfit, which she embellished with a couple of strappy metallic heels and a little satchel. The American Idol alum also kept her hair pulled back in the equivalent refined style she wore during her wedding service. Foster looked great himself, deciding on a dark suit with a coordinating necktie. Among the gathered guests who went to the Mayfair included tennis star Roger Federer, who was seen wearing a blue suit.

The actress has been in a long relationship with the notable and well-regarded music producer, David Foster. Their engagement, which was declared in June 2018, quickly picked up headlines because of the way that David is twice her age.

Before her association with David, she was with Elyes Gabel, who was her co-star on Scorpion. The two were as one for a long time before throwing in the towel in 2016.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 25 Mar, 1984
Age: 36 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Los Angeles
Education: Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Gender: Female
Description: American pop singer, songwriter, and actress
Spouse: David Foster
Net Worth 2021: 14 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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