|Celebrated Name:||Kathleen Kennedy|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Kathleen Kennedy|
|Age:||68 years old|
|Birth Date:||June 5, 1953|
|Birth Place:||Berkeley, California, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Frank Marshall (m. 1987)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||2|
|Is Kathleen Kennedy Lesbian/Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$170 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2021|
Kathleen Kennedy is a famous film producer in the US film industry. She has served as the brand manager of the “Star Wars franchise.” Presently, she is the current president of Lucasfilm. Kathleen, along with Frank Marshall, and Steven Spielberg, has founded a film production house named “Amblin Entertainment” in 1981.
Her first movie was produced in 1982 as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. After ten years, she came up with a highly successful film, the Jurassic Park franchise. Both these films occupied positions in the top 10 highest-grossing movies of the 1990s. In 2018, she was awarded the “Irving G. Thalberg Award” from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Her most recent projects are Lincoln, Spielberg produced that. It has twelve Academy Awards and seven Golden Globes nominations.
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Early Life & Biography
Kathleen was born and raised in Berkeley, California. Her mother, Dione Marie, has been a former theatre actress, and her father, Donald R. Kennedy, has served as a judge and lawyer. Kathleen has two sisters. One is her twin sister named “Connie” who has worked as a location manager in Columbia and presently an executive film producer of the Virtual Production house called “Profile Studios.”
Her other sister is Dana Middleton-Silberstein. She is a TV anchor, press secretary, and host for Governor Gary Locke. In 1971, Kathleen did her graduation from Shasta High School, California. She went to San Diego State University to pursue a degree in film and telecommunications.
Kathleen got married to Frank Marshall. The couple is blessed with two daughters, namely Meghan Marshall, and Lillian Dione Marshall.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on June 5, 1953, Kathleen Kennedy is 68 years old as of today’s date 16th October 2021. Her height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and her weight is 75 kg.
In the final year, she got an opportunity to work with the local San Diego TV station, where she got practical hands-on exposure and learning in various areas such as camera operator, floor director, video editor, and news production coordinator. After serving KCST for a couple of years, she later produced her local talk show entitled “You’re On.” She has worked for nearly four years and then moved to Los Angeles, where she started working on the post of an assistant to executive producer John Milius.
While she was working with John Milius on 1941’s production, she came in contact with Steven Spielberg. He recruited her for her excellent production ideas. She started to receive producer credit with Steven for the hit movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). This continued for several of his films for the next thirty years.
In 1981, she co-founded and operated a hugely successful film production house Amblin Entertainment, with Steven and Frank Marshall. In 1992, she planned to open her own production company with Marshall. She partnered with him in a Santa-Monica-based movie production house named “The Kennedy/Marshall Company.”
She became executive film producer for the historic drama Schindler’s List, and blockbuster Jurassic Park (in 1993).
Awards & Achievements
Kathleen has received several awards throughout her film production career. Some of them have been mentioned below.
Emmy Awards Nominee (2010) Outstanding Made For Television Movie for
The Special Relationship (2010)
Irving G Thalberg Memorial Award Winner (2019)
ACCTA International Award Nominee (2013) for “Best Film” Lincoln (2012).
BAFTA Film Award Nominee (1983) “Best Film” E.T the Extra Terrestrial (1982)
BAFTA Film Award Nominee (2000) “Best Film” The Sixth Sense (1999)
BAFTA Film Award Nominee (2009) “Best Film” The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008)
BAFTA Film Award Nominee (2013) “Best Film” The Best Film “The Lincoln (2012)”
Oscar Nominee (2013) “The Best Motion Picture Of The Year” Lincoln (2012)
Oscar Nominee (2012) “The Best Motion Picture Of The Year” War Horse (2012)
Oscar Nominee (2009) “The Best Motion Picture Of The Year” The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button (2008)
Oscar Nominee (2006) “The Best Motion Picture Of The Year” Munich (2005)
Oscar Nominee (2004) “The Best Picture” Seabiscuit” (2003)
Oscar Nominee (2000) “The Best Picture” The Sixth Sense (1999)
Oscar Nominee (1999) “The Best Picture” The Color Purple (1985)
Oscar Nominee (1983) “The Best Picture” E.T The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Net Worth & Salary of Kathleen Kennedy in 2021
Kathleen has produced more than sixty movies that have received eight Academy Award nominations and more than $11 billion worldwide. Having made a collection of more than $7 billion in 2019, she ranked at the third place only to Steven Spielberg, and Kevin Feige in US box office collection. Along with producing award-winning films, she also co-owns a production house. Her major earnings come from the success of her film productions. As of October 2021, her estimated net worth is around $170 million.
Kathleen Kennedy is one of the most celebrated US film producers who have given several critically acclaimed movies in her career. Being the producer of three of the highest-grossing film in motion picture history, she has established herself as a highly successful film producer in the US film industry.