Katherine Langford

Katherine Langford, the lead actress from the Netflix series ‘Cursed’, is an Australian actress. She was praised for her role of Hannah Baker in the series 13 Reasons Why. Since then she has acted in several movies and TV shows and also received awards and nominations for her acting. 

Katherine Langford’s Overview

  • Birth Name: Katherine Langford
  • Age: 26
  • Date of Birth: 29 April 1996
  • Place of Birth: Perth, Australia
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Profession: Actress
  • Net Worth: $6 Million
  • Father: Stephen Langford
  • Mother: Elizabeth Langford
  • Siblings: Josephine Langford
  • Spouse: NA
  • Children: NA

Personality Overview

  • Height: 5 ft 5 in
  • Weight: 64 kg 
  • Hair Color: Brunette
  • Eye Color: Blue

Her Favorites

  • Actor: Orlando Broom
  • Actress: Meryl Streep
  • Singer: Lady Gaga
  • Movie: Harry Potter, Titanic
  • TV Show: Star Trek: Voyager
  • Color: Red, Black
  • Destination: New York, Dubai, LA
  • Hobbies: Singing, Swimming, Photography

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Early Life, Education and Family (Parents and Siblings)

  • Born in Perth, Australia, Katherine Langford was raised in Applecross. She is the oldest daughter of Stephen Lamgford and Elizabeth Langford, both were doctors. 
  • She has a younger sister named Josephine Langford who is also an actress. 
  • She attended Penrhos College for her primary education and enrolled at St. Hilda School for secondary education. 
  • In 2005, she started taking voice lessons in classical, jazz and contemporary with Heidi Lake.
  • She enrolled at Perth Modern School for her senior high school, where she took music and drama classes and was also a sports captain and a nationally recognized swimmer.  
  • In 2012, Langford attended a concert of Lady Gaga and that inspired her to learn piano. 
  • In her final year at Perth Modern School, she focused only on music and performance and later graduated in 2013. 
  • In 2014, Langford enrolled at the Principal Academy of Dance & Theater Arts to major in Music Theater and acted in Godspell. In 2-15, she became one of five students to be a part of National Institute of Dramatic Art Advanced Actors Residency. 
  • In the same year, she took training at Nicholson’s Academy of Screen Acting and portrayed Juan Peron’s Evita. 

Personal Life

Katherine tends to keep her personal life private and so not much known about her personal life. 


  • Katherine Langford first appeared in several independent movies including Story of Miss Oxygen which was released in 2015, Imperfect Quadrant released in 2016 and Daughter released in 2016. 
  • In Daughter, she played the lead character which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in 2016. 
  • Later, she appeared as Hannah Baker in the first two seasons of the series 13 Reasons Why. 
  • In late 2016, she signed a deal with William Morris Endeavor. In 2018, she appeared in her first feature film titled The Misguided. 
  • She was featured in the web TV series titled Cursed. 
  • In 2019, she was featured in a murder mystery movie Knives Out. 
  • In 2020, she portrayed a role in the movie Spontaneous which was a dark comedy movie. 

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Year Title
2016 Imperfect Quadrant
2018 Love, Simon
2018 The Misguided
2019 Knives Out
2020 Spontaneous

TV Shows

Year Title
2017-2018 13 Reasons Why
2018 Robot Chicken
2020 Cursed

Awards and Nominations

Year Award Category Result 
2018 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress- TV Series Drama Nominated
2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards Best Actor in a Show Nominated
2018 People’s Choice Awards The Drama TV Star of 2017 Nominated
2018 Satellite Awards Best Actress- TV Series Drama Nominated
2019 National Board of Review Best Cast  Won
2020 Critics’ Choice Awards Best Acting Ensemble Nominated
2020 Gold Derby Awards Best Ensemble Nominated
2020 Satellite Awards Best Cast- Motion Picture Won
2021 Critics’ Choice Awards Best Actress in a Science Fiction/Fantasy Movie Nominated

Net Worth

Katherine Langford rose to fame after portraying the role of Hannah Baker in the series 13 Reasons Why. Being a great actress, she has an estimated net worth of about $6 Million. 

Social Media

Katherine Langford is not much of a social person. She is an user of only Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @katherinelangford. 

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Katherine Langford- FAQs

How rich is Katherine?

She has an estimated net worth of about $6 Million.

How tall is Katherine Langford?

She is 1.66 m. 

How old is Katherine?

She is  26.

Are Katherine and Josephine close?

Yes, they are close. The rumors came out after people noticed that they do not follow each other on Instagram. However, both of them denied the rumors.