- 1 Who is Kate Luyben?
- 2 How rich is she? Kate Luyben Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Education, Nationality, and Ethnicity
- 4 Career Beginnings
- 5 Rise to Prominence
- 6 The early 2000s
- 7 The late 2000s
- 8 The 2010s and Recent Projects
- 9 Personal Life – Partner Jim Jefferies, Son, Residence
- 10 How old is she? Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 11 Social Media Presence
Who is Kate Luyben?
Katherine ‘Kate’ Luyben was born under the sign of Cancer on 30 June 1972, in Canada; the actual place of her birth is unknown. She is an actress, probably best recognized from starring in the role of Fifi in the martial arts western comedy film “Shanghai Noon”, playing Santa Fe Tart in the romantic comedy “Intolerable Cruelty”, and featuring as Dharma in the comedy film “3, 2, 1… Frankie Go Boom”. Besides that, Kate is also known for being in a relationship with famous comedian Jim Jefferies.
Would you like to know more about Kate Luyben’s professional career and personal life? How rich is she, as of now? How old is she? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out all the details about her.
How rich is she? Kate Luyben Net Worth
Her professional career started in 1998, and she has been an active member in the entertainment industry ever since. So, if anyone of you ever wondered how rich Kate Luyben is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $3 million, accumulated through her successful career. If she continues to expand her career further, there is no doubt that her net worth will increase in the coming years.
Early Life, Education, Nationality, and Ethnicity
Concerning her early life, Kate Luyben apparently spent her childhood somewhere in Canada, where she was raised alongside her siblings by her parents, whose names and professions have not been revealed to the public yet.
Other information regarding her early years, any siblings and her education is not available to the media. However, it is known that she holds Canadian nationality and is of white ethnicity.
Kate Luyben made her debut appearance in 1996, when she guest-starred as Candy in an episode of the UPN series “The Sentinel”, which was followed by her portrayals of Michelle in the made-for-television film “Moment Of Truth: Into The Arms Of Danger”, and Myrna Casey in the thriller “Misbegotten”, both in 1997. During the next year, she was cast as Ruby in the made-for-television film “Max Q”, after which she portrayed Vanilla/Paula in the drama thriller film “The Giving Tree” in 2000.
Parallel with these film titles, Kate also made several guest appearances in such television series as “The X-Files”, “Millennium” and “First Wave”, among many others, all of which marked the establishment of her net worth.
Rise to Prominence
In 2000, Kate came to prominence with the role of Fifi in Tom Dey’s martial arts western comedy film “Shanghai Noon”, starring next to Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson and Lucy Liu. The film received positive reviews and achieved enormous commercial success, which helped add a considerable amount to Kate’s net worth and popularity. Besides that, during the same year she was cast as Virginia in the comedy film “My 5 Wives”, directed by Sidney J. Furie.
The early 2000s
In the early 2000s, Kate continued to line up successes, as she had the part of Marla in an episode of “The Chris Isaak Show” (2002), appeared in the role of Santa Fe Tart in the 2003 romantic comedy “Intolerable Cruelty”, alongside George Clooney and Catherine Zeta-Jones, and played Josephine in another romantic comedy entitled “Going The Distance” in 2004. Her next significant role came in the following year, when she made an appearance as a woman who is buying videotapes in the romantic sex comedy film “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”, next to Steve Carrell and Seth Rogen, which was also commercially successful, helping to increase her net worth by a large margin.
The late 2000s
Kate continued to pursue other acting projects, and soon appeared as Monica in the 2006 horror thriller “Killer Yacht Party”, directed by Piotr Uzarowicz, which was followed in the same year by her guest-starring as Natalie Ryan in an episode of the CBS police procedural crime drama series “Criminal Minds”, then as a woman in an episode of the CBS sitcom “Two And A Half Men” (2007). By the end of the decade, Kate had also portrayed Mrs Biederman in the 2009 comedy film “Miss March”, and guest-starred in the role of Natalie in two episodes of the HBO fantasy horror drama series “True Blood” in 2010.
The 2010s and Recent Projects
Kate’s first significant role in the next decade came in 2012, when she played Dharma in the comedy film “3, 2, 1… Frankie Go Boom”. Thereafter, she continued with support roles, including Mary Mason in an episode of the Cinemax anthology television series “Femme Fatales” (2012), and Wendy in two episodes of the FXX sitcom “Legit” (2013). In the next year, Kate was selected to portray Bo in the crime “The Big Bad City”, followed by her appearance in the short film “Billy Tupper’s Knockout Bout” (2016).
— Kateluyben (@Kateluyben) August 15, 2019
Most recently, it is announced that she will featured not only in the role of Rachel Cortese in the film “Young Lion of the West”, but also as Claire in another film entitled “The Harbinger”, both of which are currently in post-production. So, her net worth will certainly increase in the coming years.
Personal Life – Partner Jim Jefferies, Son, Residence
If to talk about her personal life, Kate Luyben was in a relationship with Canadian actor Nathan Fillion from 2010 to 2011. Afterwards, she moved on with her life, so it did not take long until she fell in love and started dating famous comedian Jim Jefferies during the same year.
The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Hank Jefferies, in November of 2012. Obviously, marriage is not necessary for happiness and long-term commitment, as they are still living apparently happily together in their residence in Los Angeles, California.
Who is Jim Jefferies? Short Wiki/Bio
Geoff James Nugent, better known by his stage name Jim Jefferies, was born on 14 February 1977, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia and is currently aged 42. He is an actor and stand-up comedian, probably best recognized for creating and hosting his own late-night talk show entitled “The Jim Jefferies Show” (2017-present), which airs on the Comedy Central network.
Moreover, he is also known as a political commentator. Besides that, Jim gained popularity as the creator of the FX comedy series “Legit”, which was aired for two seasons from 2013 to 2014.
How old is she? Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about Kate Luyben’s age, as we already mentioned she was born in 1972, and that makes her 47 years old. Regarding her appearance and physical attributes, she is apparently a beautiful woman with long blonde hair and blue colored eyes.
Her body shape can be described as slim, as she stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), while her weight is approximately 126lbs (57kgs), and her vital statistics are 36-26-35. Her shoe size is 9.5 (US).
Social Media Presence
When it comes to speak about her presence on the social media scene, Kate Luyben is not very active. She runs her official Twitter account with more than 2,400 followers, which she uses mostly to promote her husband’s upcoming projects. Besides that, she also sometimes shares photos from her private life on her official Instagram account, on which she has over 200 followers.