Caitriona Balfe; Wedding, Husband, Height, Age, Net Worth, Model

Published Date: 19 Feb, 2020 Updated date: 19 Feb, 2020 By Celebs Podium

After two years dating, Caitriona Balfe, age 40, walked the wedding aisle in mid-2019. The former model, after a few years of working with elite fashion brands, transitioned her career into the acting profession.

Irish actress and former model Caitriona Balfe is best known to play the role of Claire Fraser in the 2014 TV series Outlander. For the same character, she won two People’s Choice Awards, two Saturn Awards, and an Irish Film and Television Award.

Caitriona Balfe Bio & Family

The actress was born on 4 October 1979 in Dublin, Ireland. She grew up in the village of Tydavnet, near Monaghan, in a family of seven. Caitriona’s dad is a retired Garda Sergeant. She went to the Dublin Institute of Technology to study drama and, in 1999, got to work as a fashion model in Paris.

Caitriona stands at the height of 5 feet 93⁄4 inches (177 cm) tall and weighs around ‎59 kg.

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Career As A Model Then Acting

At the time when she was scouted by an agent when collecting money for charity at a local shopping center, her modeling career commenced. Right from the age of 18, she worked as a model in Dublin for a few months. The Ford Models scout got notified about her presence offered her to be part of their modeling career in Paris. Some of the modeling brands were Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino, and Givenchy.

In 2002, She appeared in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and on the cover of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and ELLE magazines. She later transitioned her career into acting in 2006 with the role of Clacker in The Devil Wears Prada. Her net worth is $4 million, and some of her movie credits are Ford v. Ferrari/Le Mans ’66 (2019), Money Monster (2016), and Super 8 (2011). In TV, she is still doing the role of Diane Lester in the 2014 historical drama series, Outlander.

Caitriona Balfe as Claire Fraser in Outlander (Picture: Bustle)

Her other TV works are The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (2019) and The Model Scouts (2010).

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Wedding Details & More!

After dating two years with Anthony McGill, the couple exchanged their wedding vows. Her husband is a Scottish musician to whom she walked the wedding aisle on 10 August 2019 at St. Mary’s Church in Bruton, Somerset, in the United Kingdom. The wedding was a close-knit family affair officiated by Rev. Louis Beasley-Suffolk, who performed a Roman Catholic service. Her on-screen husband, Sam Heughan, in TV series, Outlander.

Caitriona Balfe with partner Anthony McGill on 19 February 2018 (Picture: Sonia Gomez’s Instagram)

Sonia is a great admirer of TV shows like Outlander and a great admirer of Caitriona’s acting.

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Some Interesting Facts About Caitriona Balfe

  • Besides English, she is fluent in speaking Irish and a French conversant.
  • The actress is a patron of the organization, World Child Cancer.
  • She ran the London Marathon raising money for the World Child Cancer in April 2018.
  • In three years of her modeling career, she has walked over 250 fashion shows.
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