- Birthday13th Oct, 67
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusDivorced
- I've learned over and over that life happens on its own terms, not mine.
- Sometimes I hope that through osmosis I might get a workout - just by wearing the clothes.
- I second-guess myself all the time. I make a decision and then wonder if I made the wrong choice.
- I don't need someone with a hot body. He can be fat or overweight and have a belly. It's very much about style and substance and humor, interest, curiosity and really being smart.
- I used to skip breakfast, but eating gets my metabolism going, so I burn more calories all day.
Did you know?
- She worked at Burger King and Dairy Queen before her modeling career began.
- Her first major television appearance was in 1997, when she appeared on The Drew Carey Show as Drew Carey.
- She is best known for her role as Dr. Addison Montgomery on the ABC dramas Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice.
Family & relationships
Los Angeles home
Kate Walsh's home in Los Angeles is a Spanish-styled home built in the 1920s. The TV actress listed the same for $4.3 million in March 2010 and later re-evaluated it for $3.99 million. This is indeed a great deal considering the fact that the actress bought the house in 2007 for a good $4.75 million.
Location: The house is located in the Los Feliz area of Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California.
Accommodation: The huge home served as a nest only for the actress and her two pups, Lucy and Rosie. However, it has been built as living space for many. It has nearly 6,000 square feet of living area and thus the 4 bedrooms are colossally large in size. They have attached baths along and the whole house has a total of 6 bathrooms.
Features: The house sits on 0.31 acres of property. The outdoors include a spacious patio and a great pool. The pool is surrounded by small lawns and gardens and nearby is also a spa. The main door of the home leads into an open foyer and the large living room has a modern fireplace built into it. French windows line the house letting in a lot of light. The family room has a television sitting area with elaborate bookshelves while the kitchen is modern with all necessary appliances. There is also a small eating area in kitchen itself. The dining room can easily accommodate 8 people. The master bathroom is fit for a king (or a queen) with a tub, basins and ample area. One of the bedrooms have been converted into a walk-in closet which can almost serve as a storeroom for clothes.
Neighborhood: The Los Feliz area in Los Angeles is noted for its celebrity inhabitants and expensive homes. The list of people here ranges from artists and authors to actors and musicians. A sample of the more than 100 big names is Colin Farell, Christina Ricci, Cat Bauer, Joe Matt, James Cameron and Adam Levine.
The living room
The open Foyer
The Family room
The dining hall
Book shelves in family room
The kitchen hall
The master bedroom
The master bath
Kate Walsh's wardrobe
The guest bedroom
The seating area
Compact wet bar
Kate Walsh was spotted riding the dark-brown colored Toyota Prius in the Los Feliz area of L.A. This particular model of Toyota Prius is fitted with 1.8 L gasoline engine. It has the capacity to produce maximum of power of 98 horsepower and torque of 105 pound-feet. However, total speed of the vehicle is limited to 138 horsepower. The engine is of variable CVT transmission type. Fuel economy rate is 48 mpg for highway and 51 mpg for city. Combined fuel economy rate is 50 mpg. The Prius exclusive model is fitted with facilities like solar-powered ventilation system, sport-tuned suspension, aerodynamic body kit, adaptive cruise control, head-up display, upgraded navigation system, advanced LED headlamps, lane-departure warning system, and larger alloy wheels. It also features auto-ignition system, touchscreen interface, automatic climate control facility, and advanced stereo system with Bluetooth connectivity. This particular model of Toyota Prius is priced at $59,863.
Porsche 996 (911) Carrera Cabriolet
Kate Walsh was spotted leaving the Little Dom's restaurant in her white Porshe 996 Carrera Cabriolet. The super- convertible version boasts a powerful roof system that transforms the car from a coupe to a roadster in 19 seconds. The car is fitted with 3.8 L 6 Cylinder 7 speed manual transmission engine. It offers a maximum power of 350 HP and torque of 287 LB/Ft. Top Speed of this sports cabriolet is 177 mph. The Cabriolet features tailored wings, circular headlights, and an exclusive interior. The car is fitted with LED accents up front and slim tail lamp. 20" wheel size offers a handsome appearance to the car exterior. The Cabriolet costs $119,530.
Kate Walsh loves to take out her burgundy Range Rover Sport to finish personal tasks like shopping for groceries and visiting friends. The actress has been photographed in various Californian locations like Bel-Air and Santa Monica behind the wheels of her Range Rover. The $80,000 luxury SUV is powered by a 5.0 liter V8 engine that delivers 510HP of output. The powerful SUV offers luxuriously appointed interiors which makes it a comfortable ride too. The luxury SUV features leather interior, heated seats, electric windows and mirrors, mood lighting, automatic climate control and perforated leather upholstered seats. Premium entertainment fittings include a Harman Kardon audio system, In Dash 11 speaker CD player and a Bluetooth enabled Personal Telephone integration system.
Porsche 911 Carrera S
Kate Walsh’s fascination for sports cars drove her to buy a Porsche 911 Carrera S costing around $120,000. The actress loves to take out the Carrera out on long drives on Californian highways. A powerful 3.8 liter engine delivers 400HP of output and 325 lb-ft of torque. The 911 packs a killer punch of high speed and super fast pickup. A top speed of 300 km/hour is attainable and the car can accelerate to 100 km/hour after start in 4.1 seconds. The Porsche is rich in luxury features like a Burmester stereo, parking sensors, cruise control and heated seats.
Kate Walsh got hitched to her longtime companion, movie executive Alex Young on 1st September 2007. The grand wedding ceremony was held in Ojai, Los Angeles at a Presbyterian church. The blushing bride walked down the aisle clad in a three quarter length sleeve lace custom made Monique Lhuillier wedding gown and a cathedral-length veil. Kate also clutched a classic bouquet of white orchids. The five bridesmaids donned silk chiffon dresses in color pink coordinated with black beaded belts by Monique Lhuillier. The lavish ceremony was attended by more than a hundred guests that included her friends like Katherine Heighl, Josh Kelley, Sara Ramirez and Kate Benkinsale. The ceremony commenced with a gospel choir song with the lovely couple reciting personal vows and exchanging their 'Neil Lane' wedding bands. The guests enjoyed different types of cocktails on the patio of the estate which was decorated with lovely candles by the wedding planner. Butterflies were the main theme throughout the celebrations. The lavish wedding spread included Kobe beef, chicken items and salmon kebabs. For dessert there was the beautiful red velvet wedding cake with cream cheese frosting. Following the wedding a black-tie reception was held at a Spanish-styled estate. Unfortunately the marriage didn’t last and the couple separated in 2010.
Kate Walsh spent her 2007 Thanksgiving holidays by jetting off to the exotic beach resort of Maui along with her then husband Alex Young. The actress utilized her time off to bond with her newly wed hubby and spent a lot of time by going out on leisurely strolls on the beach side with Alex. The star enjoyed her time relaxing under the sun donning a two piece bikini.
Location: The American island of Maui is a part of the Hawaiian archipelago.
Accommodation: There are close to a dozen luxury hotels present in Maui. Five star hotels like the “Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea”, “Grand Wailea - A Waldorf Astoria Resort”, “Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa” and the “Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua” usually charge in the region of $600 to $1,500 to let out a room for a day during the busy tourist season.
Main Attractions: Sun kissed beaches equipped with world class facilities for aquatic sports like scuba diving, windsurfing and snorkeling is the USP of Hawaii. Out of the entire lot of world class beach resorts in Hawaii, the islands of Maui, Kauai and Honolulu stand out for their sheer range of facilities, popularity and easy access. Some of the best collection of seafood in the US can be sampled at restaurants situated in these islands. Hawaii offers plentiful choices to tourists of diverse tastes to enjoy a memorable vacation. While the lazy tourist can take advantage of the salubrious climate and opt for soothing activities like sunbathing, the more adventurous among them can avail the rare opportunity to witness aquatic mammals like whales and dolphins in their natural environment by venturing deep into the ocean. The presence of shops well stocked with local items make souvenir hunting a very enjoyable activity.
Show off her bikini body
Vacations in Hawaii
On the sea shore
Kate has campaigned heavily to support this charity. The non-profit organization's philosophy is that landing a good job is an important step in helping economically disadvantaged individuals to attain long term self-sufficiency. The NGO assists by creating the resources and support needed to find and retain employment.
Much Love Animal Rescue
The actress has donated a lot of funds to this charity. Founded in 1999 the NGO helps to rescue neglected animals from the streets of Los Angeles and shelter them in care homes. The charity is run by dedicated professionals who offer their time and resources to take care of the animals.
Walsh partnered with the charity in 2009 with the aim to increase the protection level of the endangered sea-turtle species. Since its inception in 2001 the organization has strived to protect the world’s oceans along with its wildlife habitats. It’s highly qualified team of researchers’ lobbies to bring major policy changes striving to reduce sea pollution.
Children Mending Hearts
The artist has raised funds for this charity. Established in 2008 the NGO is dedicated to empowering disadvantaged American children through a combination of educational and arts programs. The NGO helps to expand the individual potential of the youth through creative stimulation.
Givenchy Leather Shark-Lock Sandals
Hollywood television and film actress Kate Walsh was spotted wearing the leather Shark-Lock Sandals from Givenchy while attending the pre-Emmy party'12 from Entertainment Weekly. These Shark-lock sandals are priced at € 775.00. Made in Italy, these shark-lock sandals features body and sole made from 100% genuine leather. the pebbled leather black-colored stiletto 4" heels make for a lusty appearance. Tonal stitching.
Isabel Marant Embroidered Cotton-Mesh Dress
Kate Walsh wore the black embrodeered cotto-mesh dress from Praisian Designer Isabel Marant wghile attending the Audi 'kick-off' Emmy Week'12 party in Los Angeles. The dress features silk-chiffon slip to hook. It also features zip fastening and concealed hook at the back. The dress starts at a range of € 620.
Black Orchid Black Star Denim Mini Shorts
Kate Walsh looked smart and sexy in the Black Orchid Black Star denim mini shorts. The short pant is made from 98% denim cotton and 2% lycra.
Hermes Bag : Evelyne
Kate Walsh was spotted at the airport carrying the Hermes 'Evelyne' bag. The Hermès Évelyne features a canvas strap and perforated “H” logo and costs way less than the Birkin’s. The bag also features a leather H plaque (perforated) on the front side.