It’s often said that celebrities rarely maintain healthy and long-lasting relationships, but it’s amazing how Emmy Award-winning actress Katherine Heigl manages her home as well as her career. Not only is Katherine Heigl happily married, but she is also one of a million married celebrities who have held on to a single marriage for a long time. Let’s take a look at her love story and how many men she has dated so far.
Who is Katherine Heigl?
Katherine Heigl was born to parents of German descent as the fourth and last child of Paul and Nancy Heigl. Her birth name is Katherine Marie Heigl, she was born on November 24, 1978, in Washington D.C. Her other siblings are Holt Heigl, Jason Heigl, and Meg Heigl. Her older brother Jason Heigl died in 1986 in a car accident due to injuries. He was reportedly ejected from the back of a truck.
Katherine was nine years old when her aunt came to visit and she was hit by the body of young Katherine who owned her. She took a lot of photos of Katherine, which she took home and sent to different model-making companies. And by the end of the week, Katherine’s parents had already started receiving calls from modeling agencies. It wasn’t long before her parents agreed on a contract with Wilhelmina Models, which eventually became Katherine’s first contract.
Her first appearance in a nationwide TV commercial was for Cheerios cereal, but she had previously featured in several magazine ads. Katherine Heigl made her acting debut at age 14 in That Night, 1992, when she was still in high school. She got her first leading role in acting when she took the role of Nicole Arnel in the comedy-drama MY Father, the Hero.
In 1995, she played the lead role in a movie that also starred superstar Steven Seagal. She was cast as Sarah Ryback, the niece of the legendary actor’s character in the film entitled Under Siege 2: Dark Territory.
Her next major role was in Disney’s Wish Upon a Star in 1996 as Alexia Wheaton. In the same year, her parents divorced and her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. After her mother effectively recovered from her illness, both moved to Los Angeles, California, where her mother became her manager.
While Katherine continued to get roles in movies, she continued to sign modeling contracts and worked with various magazines.
In 1998 Katherine Heigl played the role of Jade Kincaid in the horror movie Bride of Chucky. In the same year, she also played the role of Shannon Griffin in Bug Buster.
In 1999 her long-awaited breakthrough came when she played the role of Isabel Evan in Roswell. Between 1999 and 2002 she played one of the main characters in the sci-fi teenager series in 60 episodes. The series brought Katherine her well-deserved recognition. The soundtrack to the series Here with Me was sung by the popular singer Dido.
After Roswell was canceled, Katherine Heigl appeared in several other television shows and movies. Her next big appearance followed in 2005, in the meanwhile highest role in which she is cast until today. She played the role of Dr. Isobel Izzie Stevens in ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. The television show brought Katherine her first Golden Globe Award nomination and her first Emmy Award. Between 2005 and 2010 she appeared in 109 episodes in 6 seasons of Grey’s Anatomy.
Between 2014 and 2015, Katherine starred in thirteen episodes of State of Affairs, starring Officer Charleston “Charlie” Whitney Tucker.
In 2018, she will be cast as Samantha Wheeler in the eighth season of the American drama series Suit. She joined the cast after former Suit star Meghan Markle, now Duchess of Sussex interrupted her acting career.
Who Is Katherine Heigl’s Husband
Katherine Heigl is married to the American singer-songwriter and actor Josh Kelley. Josh was born on January 30, 1980, as Joshua Bishop Kelley in Augusta, Georgia, the son of Gayle Kelley and Dr. John W. Kelley. His father was a cardiologist.
The couple first met in 2005, became engaged in June of the following year, and were married in Park City, Utah on December 23, 2007.
They have three children together, two of whom are adopted – Nancy Leigh Kelley and Adalaide Marie Hope Kelley. Nancy was adopted in September 2009, while Adelaide was adopted in April 2012. The third and only biological child of the couple, Bishop Kelley Jr., was born on December 20, 2016.
Who is Katherine Heigl Dating Now?
Katherine Heigl is not currently dating anyone because she is happily married to her husband, Josh Kelley, a songwriter. They enjoy each other’s company and show no signs of problems in their marriage.
Heigl Boyfriend and Ex-Boyfriends
Before her marriage to Josh Kelley, she dated a few men. However, only two of these men came under our radar.
- Joey Lawrence
Although their romantic moments were short-lived, the two were already known for their love for each other in 1994. They spent, as Katherine described it, three exciting months together.
The American actor and rock star has since married twice and now has two children.
- Jason Behr
Jason Behr and Katherine Heigl met on the set when they worked on the same television series Roswell. Their relationship was very brief, just as the series was short-lived.