Katherine Schwarzenegger is a very versatile woman of many roles and incredible talent. She is a great author and have passion for animals and also an animal advocate. She’s a wonderful mother and the wife of the renowned Hollywood star Chris Pratt. In this blog post, we will explore her early life story, her incredible achievements, her passion, and her relationship with Chris Pratt.
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Early Life and Family
Katherine Schwarzenegger was born on December 13, 1989 in California. She’s the eldest son of one of the greatest actors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver. She has two younger brother and one younger sister. Christina, Patrick and Christopher were her siblings however she has a half brother called Joseph. Through her maternal grandparent she’s known to have Irish and German descent. Her grandfather, Sargent Shriver was a U.S. Ambassador to France while her grandmother, Eunice was the younger sister of President John F. Kennedy. Her grandfather, the Democratic nominee for Vice President of the United States in the 1972 election. Her grandfather, Sargent Shriver was also the Democratic nominee for Vice President of the United States in the 1972 election
Katherine despite growing up in a privileged and influential family, faced some challenges.
She began to experience Body image issues which occurred in fourth to seventh grade, but then she managed to overcome them and appreciate her inner beauty and outer appearance. 2011 marked the breakup of her parents when it emerged that she’s father had impregnated their housekeeper. She later stated that she forgave her father and stayed close to him.
Education and Career
Katherine obtained her first degree in communications in 2012 at The University of South California. However, she was not sure of her stage after collage so she sought career advice from many influence people such as athletes, musicians, actors and entrepreneurs. She then compiled her career journey into her second book called I Just Graduated . . . Now What? The book was released in 2014 as a ‘career guide’ for recent college graduates.
Katherine became an incredible author basically because she was very much passionate about writing and storytelling. Her first book was published in 2010, when she was only 20 years old. The book is titled Rock what you’ve got: Secret of loving your inner and outer beauty from someone who’s been there and back. Inside the book she encourages other women to achieve confidence and self-image. Other publications by her includes Two Children’s books, Maverick and Me (2017) and The Gift of forgiveness (2020). Maverick and Me tells a story of her relationship with her cute dog that she adopted. The dog’s name is called Maverick. The second book, The Gift of forgiveness features the stories of 22 people who have overcome the unforgivable, including Tanya Brown and Elizabeth Smart.
Katherine also loves animals. She’s a great advocate and part of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Ambassador. She also supports the Best Friends Animal Society. In 2019 she featured in a series of podcasts to discuss and advocate the importance of keeping and caring for dogs
Marriage and Motherhood
Katherine and Chris Pratt met in a very romantic set up made by Katherine’s mom. The Star of Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World first met Katherine in 2018 where they went for a romantic date. The got engaged in 2019 and finally tied the knot in June 2019, a very wonderful ceremony in Montecito, California. They welcomed their first child in August 2020. She was named Lyla Maria. Chris Pratt however had a son called Jack with his previous partner, Anna Faris.
Katherine and Pratt are very committed Christian’s who attend Sunday services often. The spend their leisure time hiking, biking and traveling across wonderful parts of the world. Their love life is often expressed and shared on social media.
Here are some fun facts about Katherine Schwarzenegger:
|Katherine Eunice Schwarzenegger Pratt
|Chris Pratt (m. 2019)
|Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt (b. 2020), Eloise Christina Schwarzenegger Pratt (b. 2022)
|University of Southern California
|Christina, Patrick, Christopher, Joseph
|Favorite TV Show
Katherine Schwarzenegger is more than just the wife of Chris Pratt. She is a very successful and talented author, a passionate and compassionate advocate, and a loving mother. She is an inspiration to many people, especially young women, who want to pursue their dreams and make a difference in the world. She is a woman who rocks what she’s got, and we can all learn from her.