Beautiful model and great actress Katherine Marie Heigl was the once the highest-paid actress in Hollywood. Now she is far from that even though her movies remain dear to our hearts. Who didn’t fall in love with her when she did Knocked Up (2007) or the hit romantic 27 Dresses (2008)? Heigl is one of those female celebrities that started off as kids but in her case, she was not a child actress, instead Katherine was a child model. The modelling career was birthed after a photo shoot where she had to help advertise her aunt’s hair products.
Date of Birth: November 24, 1978
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Heigl left high school in her first year to pursue a Hollywood career that began in 1992. She however returned and graduated in 1997. Katherine, the last of four kids has a lovely relationship with her mum. Her parents got divorced shortly after her high school graduation and she moved in with her mother. Nancy became Katie’s manager and she was great at this despite her battle with cancer.
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Josh Bishop Kelley (spouse)
Duration of Marriage: December 23, 2007 – present
Date of Birth: January 30, 1980
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Josh Kelley is a singer and as fate would have it, met his wife Katie who starred on the set of his music video. In June 2006, a year after both of them met on the set of “Only You”, they became engaged. According to Heigl, she thought to make their courtship different from when they got married so they chose to keep living as singles in their separate houses. She was saving their couple-life for the days after their December 23, 2007 wedding.
Joshua has been a lover of music since he was 11; he even has a younger brother Charles Kelley that is a part of the Lady Antebellum trio. As Josh and Charles grew, their love for music blossomed; they started getting better at instruments and even formed a sibling band called Blues. Aside his love for music, Kelley is an avid golfer that went through college on a golf scholarship. Josh is now a country musician with quite a number of hit songs.
Nancy Leigh Kelley (adopted daughter)
Month of adoption: September 2009
Katie has a sister that was adopted from South Korea so this was evidently the motivation behind adopting her first child from there. Nancy Leigh had a heart defect from birth that needed to be corrected under a heart surgery before she could leave with her new parents. The little Asian baby was named Nancy after soon-to-be grandma and Leigh after Katherine’s adopted sister.
Adalaide Marie Hope Kelley (adopted daughter)
Date of birth: April 3, 2012
Month of adoption: April 2012
Adalaide, Heigl’s second child was adopted from the U.S. in April 2012.
Joshua Bishop Kelley, Jr. (biological son)
Date of Birth: December 20, 2016
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Joshua Jr. is the first child born to the Heigl-Kelley union. His parents could not have been happier than they looked in the pictures of his birth that they shared. One thing we know now is that Katie and Josh are big time “snugglers”. They never cease to love up on their little bundle of joy. Within seven weeks after the birth of little baby Bishop, Katie share a picture of her back on the postpartum exercise train.