Katherine McNamara

Katherine McNamara Age, Wiki, Height, Boyfriend, Net Worth

Katherine McNamara is an American Actress. She came to the limelight after Clary Fray‘s role in the supernatural drama series “Shadowhunters.” It premiered from 2016 to 2019.

Katherine McNamara has also played the role of Julie Lawry in the post-apocalyptic miniseries “The Stand”. Katherine has won the “Teen Choice Award” for excellent work on “Shadowhunters”. She was the recipient of the People’s Choice Award.

Real NameKatherine Grace McNamara
NicknameKat, Katie-Mac, Kat McNamara, Katie Mac
ProfessionActress, Voice Artist
Personal Life
Date of BirthNovember 22, 1995
Age (as of 2023)27 years
BirthplaceKansas City, Missouri, United States of America
HometownKansas City, Missouri, United States of America
Current ResidenceLos Angeles, California
Zodiac SignSagittarius
ReligionChristian (approx)
College/UniversityDrexel University
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science
Physical Stats
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 164 cm
in meters- 1.64 m
in feet inches- 5'4”
Weightin kilograms- 52 kg
in pounds- 115 lbs
Eye ColourGreen
Hair ColourRed (Natural)
Body Measurements35-25-33
Bra Size35C
Waist Size25
Hips Size33
DebutMatchmaker Mary [2008]
Awards & AchievementsTeen Choice Awards
People's Choice Awards
Relationships & Affairs
Marital StatusUnmarried
BoyfriendJoel Courtney
ParentsFather- Evan McNamara
Mother- Ursula McNamara
Favourite/Likes & Dislikes
Favorite Childhood ShowScooby-Doo
Favorite MoviesThe Princess Bride (1987)
Favorite ColourBlue
Favorite SnacksGiordano’s Pizza in Chicago
Net Worth (approx.)$3 Million
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Biography/Early Life

Katherine McNamara was born on November 22, 1995, in Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America. Her sun sign is Sagittarius.

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Katherine spent her childhood days in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Later, she and her parents shifted to Los Angeles, California, in 2011.


Katherine McNamara was born to her parents, Ursula McNamara and Evan McNamara. She was the one and only child of her parents. Both of Katherine’s parents served in the U.S. military.

Katherine’s paternal grandparents are Thomas David McNamara and Carrie Baker.

Katherine’s maternal grandparents are William James Hayden and Nickole Lucille Stauffacher.


Katherine McNamara was a great and intelligent student during her school days. Katherine got her high school diploma at the age of 14. 

At the age of 17, Katherine graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She was pursuing her Bachelor’s degree from Drexel University.

Upon completing her Bachelor’s degree, Katherine started to go for an online master’s degree literature program at Johns Hopkins University.


When Katherine was staying in Kansas City, she started her acting career. She started her acting career with Matchmaker Mary in 2008 and appeared in the short film “Get Off My Porch”. In the year 2010, she was cast in A Little Night Music.

She has appeared as a guest actress in television series like Law & Order: SVU30 Rock, and Drop Dead Diva. She was also seen in theatrical movies like New Year’s Eve and Girl vs. Monster.

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She has appeared in a recurring role in the Disney XD series Kickin’ It. She also took part in the Nickelodeon series The Thundermans. She was selected for the MTV series Happyland as Harper Munroe, where her role was of a theme park photographer.

Katherine appeared in The Maze Runner film sequel, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials. In this sequel, she was playing the role of Sonya, a co-leader of Group B. 

In 2018, Katherine McNamara got a chance to play a role in the seventh season of Arrow. She was playing the recurring character of Mia Smoak. Katherine was cast in CBS All Access

Katherine McNamara sexy
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Besides her acting career, Katherine was also participating in singing. She wrote and sang some songs. Katherine wrote and sang the song “Chatter“. She composed the music “My Heart Can Fly“. She performed the song “Stay True“.

Katherine released her song “What Do We Got to Lose” on digital music platforms. Another song by Katherine, named “Making a Monster Out of Me,” was released on digital music platforms. Katherine released “Love Me Like That” across various digital music platforms.

Katherine is the brand ambassador for Stomp Out Bullying. She has also worked with the commercials Mediacom OnlineBelfonte Yogurt, etc.

Relationship, Boyfriend, Affairs

Katherine McNamara was dating the actor Joel Courtney. They started dating in 2011. Due to some personal issues, they separated in 2015.

Katherine McNamara Boyfriend Joel Courtney
Katherine McNamara’s Ex Boyfriend, Joel Courtney

Later one rumor broke out that Katherine had an affair with actor Pierson Fode. However, this rumor was not confirmed.

Katherine McNamara and Will Tudor
Katherine McNamara and Will Tudor

Recently she also shared some pictures on her social media with Will Tudor.

Physical Appearance

Katherine is a 5 ft 4½ in or 164 cm tall slim woman with approximately 52 kg or 115 pounds.

Katherine’s body measurements are around 35-25-33. Her chest is around 35, her waist is about 25, and her hips are 33.

Net Worth

Katherine is a famous American Actress. She primarily earns from acting, modeling, and commercials. She possesses a net worth of $3 Million.

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Interesting Facts about Katherine McNamara

  • Katherine McNamara is a full-time member of the Actors Equity Young Performers Committee.
  • Katherine was a trained ballet dancer. But she was interested in other dance forms like jazz, tap, lyrical, hula, hip-hop, and waltz.
  • Katherine was very fond of classical music, coffee on rainy days, reading books, and poetry.
  • Katherine likes salty foods more than sweet ones.
  • She loves to play piano and guitar.
  • Katherine is a huge fan of the director David O. Russell.

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