American model and actress, Katie Cleary found fame through her appearance on the first season of the reality modeling series America’s Next Top Model. Besides, she served as a model on the game show Deal or No Deal and appeared as an actress on television series like Heckle U and Chuck.
Katie Cleary was born on Septemeber 21, 1981 in Illinois. As of 2019, she is at the age of 37 with the sun sign Virgo, which defines her personality as humble. She was raised by her mother in North Shore of Chicago. Her father’s name is Thomas Cleary.
Cleary graduated from Carthage University College with a degree in business and marketing and also worked as a part-time model.
Katie Cleary was married to Andrew Stern on July 31, 2010. However, the couple couldn’t push their relationship for a long time and filed for divorce in April 2010.
She faces one of the tragic moments of life after Stern committed suicide. Her husband fatally shot himself in the head at a shooting range in California on 22 June 2013 at a shooting range.
They were estranged with their former divorce issues, at the time of his death. His friends said that Andrew was battling depression in the run-up to his death, with some claiming he was tormented by Katie being pictured partying with the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio and Adrian Grenier in Cannes.
The talented actress has an estimated net worth to be $250 thousand. She earns a huge amount from her acting and modeling career. According to sources, she earns from her modeling $100 thousand annually.
Cleary started her career in a big role position in Chicago in the summer of 2004. Also, she had joined acting classes and worked on several movies sets while still working as a model. Well, her first big-screen role was on America’s Next top model season 1, she was still in college.
After she came to Los Angeles within weeks she played the role of Briefcase 11 on NBC’S hit show. She has appeared on several movies such as The Break-up, Lake House, and her last film project Iron Man 2.