The name Katherine Schwarzenegger could be familiar to you as she was born in the spotlight. In this article, we are going to learn about her past, present, and future.
Who Is Katherine Schwarzenegger?
Katherine Schwarzenegger is an American Author. The the books that earned Katherine millions of fans globally are; I just ‘Graduated… Now What? Honest Answers from Those Who Have Been There and Rock What You’ve Got: Secret to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty from Someone Who’s Been There and Back.
She wrote the Rock What You’ve Got: Secret to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty from Someone Who’s Been There and Back book in 2010. It details her high school life experiences where she was body-shamed; hence wrote the book to help women gain confidence. She also explains how she improved her confidence by practicing yoga and walking exercises.
She later wrote the book I Just Graduated… Now What? : Honest Answers from Those Who Have Been There in 2014, which aims at directing young graduates so they can navigate their path with no stress. It features insightful advice from people who’ve made it in life.
In 2017, Katherine wrote a children’s book named Maverick and Me. The book is about a dog known as Maverick, which is rescued and adopted by a kind-hearted stranger.
In 2019, she collaborated with Pedigree to host a short podcast series on the importance of adopting dogs. Currently, she supports the ‘Best Friends Animal Society’ and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ambassador.
On March 10, 2020, she released her recent book titled The Gift of Forgiveness, which features inspiring stories from those who have overcome the unforgivable.
When it comes to social media, Katherine Schwarzenegger has a huge fan base on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. As of January 2021, she has about 81.2k followers on Twitter, 994k followers on Instagram, and more than 131k likes on her Facebook page.
Is She Related To Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger?
Yes. Katherine Eunice Schwarzenegger is the elder daughter of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his journalist and author, Maria Shriver. She is also a great-niece of John F. Kennedy, the 35th US president.
She was born on December 13, 1989, in Los Angeles, California. She has a younger sister named Christina and two younger brothers named Patrick and Christopher. She graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Southern California.
How Did Katherine And Chris Pratt Meet?
If you think Chris and Katherine met on a fancy yacht in Italy or a fancy celebrity gala, you need to guess again. They met in church. It is quite a surprise that the two met practicing their faith. Something both of them are vocal and super open about.
Katherine’s mother, Maria Shiver, had met Chris earlier through one of their mutual friends, who was very close to Chris when he divorced in 2017. According to Town and Country Magazine, in 2018, Maria decided to officially take the matchmaker role and set her daughter Katherine up with Chris Pratt.
Katherine and Chris went out in public together for the first time on Father’s day in 2018 June after talking for two months.
Katherine was raised Catholic, while Pratt is a local Christian. They were spotted severally attending services together, and in 2018 July, they brought Chris’s five-year-old son from his previous marriage. They were seen buying him ice cream and kissing romantically in public.
How Did The Engagement And Wedding Turn Out?
After seven months of dating, Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt got engaged in January 2019. While the engagement seems to have come too quickly to onlookers, those close to the couple expected them to get married within the shortest time possible.
They announced their engagement on Instagram, where Pratt captioned,” Sweet Katherine, so happy you said yes! I’m thrilled to be marrying you. Proud to live boldly in faith with you. Here we go!”
Chris asked Katherine’s parents, Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger, for their approval before the proposal shows how much Katherine’s family loves Pratt. There was no typical relationship between them.
The fact that Chris already knew Maria helped much. They never had to take things slowly since they were getting to know each other’s families, and Katherine’s Family was already treating Chris like a family member.
Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt tied knots 0n June 8, 2019, in Montecito, California, in front of friends and close family. The venue was beautiful, with lots of flowers and greeneries. Mr. Giorgio Armani dressed them, and Katherine couldn’t hide her excitement for the beautiful dress and Chris’s perfect suit.
The guests in attendance included Chris’s six-year-old son Jack, Katherine’s siblings, Christina, Patrick, and Christopher, Rob Lowe with Johnny and Matthew, his sons, and of course, both the bride and grooms parents.
The guests enjoyed cocktails on the lawn as they enjoyed a live band after the ceremony. As for the food, Katherine and Chris have settled on a vibrant menu. They only used local food, which consisted of lots of fresh vegetables. They also used red currant, blueberries, and raspberries for dessert.
Pratt made a speech at the reception where he thanked the guests for joining him and his bride in celebrating the big day. They danced to several songs, including Uptown Funk and 24K Magic by Bruno Mars, Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond, Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus, and Don’t Stop Believin by Journeys.
What’s Katherine Up To Now? How Is Their Family Doing Now?
In August 2020, Katherine and Chris welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Lyla. The couple was so excited about their baby, and their friends and family showered them with love.
Chris was there during birth, and they couldn’t stop taking their eyes off their baby girl. At the moment, Katherine is enjoying every bit of being a first-time mum.
According to her, giving birth was an extraordinary moment that she overcame with emotions when she held her baby for the first time. Everything is still new for her, and she’s glad her husband Chris is there to support her through everything.
When asked by a fan, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Katherine’s brother, confirmed that Katherine’s family is doing great. He gifted the baby girl with a camera decorated with a pink ribbon.
Have They Announced Any Plans For The Future?
The couple’s fans are over the moon in excitement from Chris’s announcement and plans. These plans seem closer to completion than expected.
In his first interview with ET, since they publicly declared their love, Chris said that his future plans with Katherine were to have lots of babies, and they already had the first one in August this year. He also said his mantra is not living to work but rather working to live and wants to spend less time working and spend more enjoying life. He said he would like to spend most of his time on the farm and catching fish and watching lots of sunsets.
Katherine seems to be really enjoying her marriage. In a recent interview with the people, she said that it’s very hard to understand everything that is happening in your life, and it only makes sense later when you can connect the dots. According to her, waiting and figuring out what’s happening is a struggle. You’re so confused when at the moment, and you just focus on getting through your owes and defeating them.
She also said that she felt like a newlywed and wasn’t sure how long that was going to last; she further added that she felt beyond lucky and blessed every day to be a wife to Chris.
Chris’s ex-wife, Anna Faris, on the other hand, seems okay with the couple. She even congratulated them on their engagement. Though it’s not clear why they separated in 2017, it’s clear that they made peace with it and moved on.
Katherine and Chris live in west Los Angeles, near where Anna lives with their six-year-old son with Chris, Jack. Katherine also seems to get along pretty well with Jack.