Katherine McNamara Biography, Facts & Life Story

Known For Famous for starring in Shadowhunters movie
Nickname Kat, Katie Mac
Full Name Katherine Grace McNamara
Profession Actress
Nationality American
Age 26 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth November 22, 1995
Birthplace Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

Katherine McNamara was born on 22nd November, 1995 in Kansas City, Missouri. She is an American performing actress. Katherine McNamara was the single offspring of Evan McNamara, and Ursula. Her father, Evan McNamara, served in the United States military. Katherine was brought up in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, however, in 2011, she shifted to Los Angeles, California.

Katherine McNamara was quite intelligent in specific subjects, that results in being part-self-taught at home as a student. At a very early age of 14, Katherine got her secondary school confirmation diploma. When Katherine was 17 years of age, she finished a lot of her course work online. From Drexel University, Katherine McNamara graduated summa cum laude in Business Administration with a Bachelor of Science certificate.

Later, Katherine attended the Johns Hopkins University where she pursued a master’s degree in applied economics in November 2015. Katherine McNamara started her acting profession on Broadway, showing up alongside Angela Lansbury, and  Catherine Zeta-Jones in A Little Night Music. Further, Katherine started guest appearances featuring on TV arrangements such as 30 Rock, and Drop Dead Diva.

Katherine McNamara likewise showed up in showy theatre pictures, like New Year’s Eve, and further played the character role of Myra Santelli in the Disney Channel film Girl versus Monster. Katherine assumed the character of Becky Thatcher in the movie Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. In the Disney XD arrangement show Kickin’ It, she showed up in a repetitive role of Claire, who was Kim’s opponent in the series.

Later, she showed up in the Disney Channel arrangement Jessie, where she performed the character of Bryn Breitbart, who was an adversary to Emma Ross. She likewise showed up in the Nickelodeon arrangement The Thundermans in just a single episode. Katherine McNamara has played the role of Harper Munroe, who was an occupant of the recreation center and has been in a relationship with a guy yet still seeking after another boy in the MTV arrangement Happyland.

In 2015, she was cast in the TV show The Fosters as Kat in its 3rd season. It was reported that Katherine McNamara would perform in Shadowhunters, that was the adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s hit novel The Mortal Instruments in the leading role as Clary Fray on May 6, 2015. Katherine’s first melodic launch of a unique solo song Ember, was incorporated into the series finale.

Afterward, she showed up as Sonya in the sequential Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials. Later in 2018, Katherine repeated her role in the Maze Runner: The Death Cure. Recently, she was cast in the TV series Arrow where she played the reprising role of Mia Smoak, who was the little girl of Felicity Smoak, and Oliver Queen in September 2018.

Katherine McNamara Education

Qualification High School Graduate
College Drexel University's LeBow College of Business

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Katherine McNamara Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Famous for starring in Shadowhunters movie


Film Debut: Matchmaker Mary (2008)

Matchmaker Mary (2008)
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TV Show: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2011)
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Net Worth: USD $3 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Evan McNamara

Evan McNamara
Katherine's father

Mother: Ursula McNamara

Ursula McNamara
Katherine's mother

Brother(s): None

Marital Status: Single

Dating History:

Joel Courtney (2011-2015)

Joel Courtney

Katherine McNamara Favorites

Hobbies: Dance

Favorite Singer: Maroon 5

Favorite Food: Giordano’s Pizza, Cookie Dough

Favorite Color: Blue

Favorite TV Show: Pretty Little Liars, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, unREAL

Favorite Movies: The Princess Bride (1987)

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