Quick Facts Kate Mara

  • NameKate Mara
  • Birth NameKate Rooney Mara
  • FatherTimothy Christopher Mara
  • MotherKathleen McNulty Rooney
  • NationalityAmeriacn
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionActress
  • Net Worth$ 8 million
  • Eye ColorBrown
  • Hair ColorBlonde
  • Body Measurements34-24-35
  • Weight in KG52 kg
  • Affair withCharlie Cox
  • MarriedNot Yet
  • EducationTisch School of the Arts, Fox Lane High School
  • AwardsCinemaCon Award 2015
  • MoviesFantastic Four
  • TV ShowHouse of Cards
  • SiblingsRooney Mara, Daniel Mara, Conor Mara

 Kate Rooney Mara is one of the pre-eminent faces in the world of film industry. She is recognized for her roles on the Netflix series House of Cards as Zoe Barnes. Similarly, she has also played a leading role in the popular American films such as Fantastic Four, Shooter, The Open Road, Brokeback, etc.

Recently, Kate got married to her long-term boyfriend Jamie Bell. Their marriage came to highlight after Kate post their photos on her Instagram account kissing each other.

Kate Rooney Mara Early life and Education

Kate Rooney Mara was born on 27th February 1983, in Los Angeles, California, the United States. She is a daughter of Timothy Christopher Mara, father, and Kathleen McNulty Rooney, mother. Similarly, Kate has three siblings which include a sister, Rooney Mara, and brother Daniel and Conor Mara. Regarding her nationality and ethnicity, she is white American.

Kate Mara’s father was an NFL scout and vice president of the American Football Team, New York Giants. Similarly, she is a granddaughter of both New York Giants and Pittsburg Steelers, founder  Tim Mara, and Art Rooney Sr. respectively. Although Kate was grown up with athletic parents, she chose her career as an actor instead of being an athlete.

Kate began acting since her early age. Firstly, she performed during her school program and later appeared in various community theater and school plays. Giving continuity towards acting, Kate then went for auditioned in the NBC police drama, Homicide: Life on the Street. However, Kate was rejected for a role, but she did not give up and resumed acting.

Kate completed her primary education from the Fox Lane High School and joined the Tisch School of the Arts to study musical theater. Nevertheless, she postponed her studies to pursue her acting career.

Kate Rooney Mara Career

With her efficient work and dedication towards her career, Kate made her acting debut in the NBC legal drama Law & Order in 1997. Correspondingly, after two years, she made her film debut as a role of Jessica Chandler with an American actor, Harrison Ford.

Till the date, the beautiful and young woman has appeared in various television series and films. Some of her renown series and films are listed below.

 Television Series

  • Law & Order- 1997
  • Madigan Men- 2000
  •  CSI Miami- 2004
  • House of Cards- 2013
  • Robot Chicken- 2014


  • Joe the King- 1999
  • Shooter- 2007
  • 127 hours- 2010
  • The Martian- 2015
  • Morgan- 2016
  • Fantastic Four- 2015

Video: Kate Mara’s new movie entitled, MEGAN LEAVEY.

Currently, Kate has made an appearance in the movies Megan Leavy, The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards, Mercy, and Chappaquiddick.

Kate Rooney Mara Married, Husband, Dating, Relationship

Kate is a married woman. She recently got married to a handsome American actor, Jamie Bell on 17th July 2017. The couple started dating each other since after their movies fantastic four. Their marriage came to highlight after Kate post their photos on her Instagram account kissing each other.

Currently, Kate resides in Los Angeles, and she is living a happy life with her handsome spouse, Jamie. The couple provides equal time to their career and their love life. Likewise, they love each other very much as they are often seen in public places hanging out together.

Kate Rooney Mara Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary

Kate makes an immense amount of money from her acting professions. She has featured in several movies and TV series through which she receives a decent amount of money as salary. She also earns a decent amount of money from several fashion lines and brands as an endorsement. 

Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is estimated that her current net worth is estimated at around $8 million.