Katherine Bell

Not many actresses having Iranian ethnicity have been able to make it big in Hollywood. Katherine Bell has been able to make a name for her in Hollywood as a successful producer and actress. She was born on August 14th, 1968 and has done some memorable roles in a number of television serials. Bell’s role as Major Sarah McKenzie in the television series named JAG stands out in particular. The series ran from 1997 to 2005. She also has many other such series to her credit.

Early Life

Talking about her early life and biography, Katherine Bell was born in London. Her father was Scotsman Peter Bell and her mother was Iranian Mina Ezzati. Her father was an architect while Mina moved to London to study nursing. However, Katherine’s parents divorced when she was just two years old. Her mother, grandmother and grandfather brought her up. The family over a period of time migrated to San Fernando Valley in California. Since Bell moved around quite a bit she was a part of many cultures and influences. She spoke Persian in her home. Her teenage upbringing in California had a deep impact on her career and she remembers being a tomboy. Bell was good in football and also took part in skateboard and other activities.

Personal Life

Katherine Bell got married to actor and production assistant Adam Beason and the marriage took place on May 8th, 1994. Katherine had a son and daughter out of her marriage with Beason. However, the couple separated in September 2011 and their divorce was completed in September 2015. Hence her personal life has been successful but for the divorce.

Net Worth

She is extremely wealthy and her net worth is around $35 million dollars which she has earned over the past many years.


Katherine worked as an actress in almost forty five movies and television series. Her debut was in the series True Colors and the last one was a television film by the name Home for Christmas Day which she did in 2017 and she donned the character of Jane McKendrick. She also produced a number of movies starting with To Tell the Truth in 1990 to Battle of the Network Stars in 2017. Hence it would be quite perfect to mention that Bell was a highly successful, accomplished and talented actress and producer.

Last Modified: Mar 7, 2020

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