Bianca Maria Kajlich was born on the 26th March 1977, in Seattle, Washington State, USA of Italian and Slovak ancestry. She is an actress, perhaps best recognized for starring in the role of Jennifer in the TV series “Rules Of Engagement” (2007-2013), playing Sara Moyer in the film “Halloween: Resurrection” (2002), and as Leslie in the TV series “Undateable” (2014-present). She is also recognized for being a former ballet dancer. Her acting career has been active since 1999.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Bianca Kajlich is? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of Bianca’s net worth is over $3 million as of mid-2016, with the main sum of this amount of money coming, of course, from her successful involvement in the entertainment industry as an actress.
Bianca Kajlich Net Worth $3 Million
Bianca Kajlich was raised with two siblings by her father, Dr. Aurel Jan Relo Kajlich, and her mother, Patti Kajlich, who teaches nursing. She matriculated from Bishop Blanchet High School, which is located in her hometown, and later enrolled at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington.
Bianca’s career began in the early 1990s, as a ballet dancer for the Olympic Ballet Theater, located in Edmonds, Washington. She showed her skills in such ballets as “Swan Lake”, “The River”, and also “The Nutcracker”. After several years as a ballet dancer, she tried herself as an actress. Her debut screen appearance was a cameo role in the film “10 Things I Hate About You” in 1999, however, her career began to turn for the better in the 2000s, landing roles in such films and TV series as “Bring It On” (2000) alongside Kirsten Dunst, and Eliza Dushku in lead roles, and “Boston Public” (2000-2001), which not only increased the overall size of her net worth, but also boosted her popularity.
Subsequently, Bianca was cast in Rick Rosenthal’s “Halloween: Resurrection” in 2002, with Jamie Lee Curtis and Busta Rhymes as well in lead roles. She continued successfully by landing roles in such TV series as “Dawson’s Creek” (2002-2003), “Rock Me, Baby” (2003-2004), and films “Confessions Of A Dog” (2005) and “Vanished” (2006), which was then made into the TV series, but which lasted only one season and featured actors John Allen Nelson and Joanne Kelly.
In 2007, Bianca earned her breakout role as Jennifer Morgan in the highly popular TV series “Rules Of Engagement”, which aired until 2013, during which time Bianca’s net worth rose through the roof, earning over $20,000 per episode and appearing in 100.
While the show lasted, Bianca also starred in such films as “30 Minutes Or Less” (2011), with Jesse Eisenberg and Danny McBride, “Hard Love” (2011), among others, all of which have also contributed to her net worth. To speak further of her accomplishments, Bianca also appeared in the film “Dark Was The Night” (2014), and currently is one of the stars of the show “Undateable”, which has been on air since 2014 on NBC, with actors Chris D’Elia and Brent Morin.
Speaking about her personal life, Bianca Kajlich has been married to Mike Catherwood, who works as the co-host of “Loveline”, since 2012. In April of 2014, they became the parents of their first child. Previously, Bianca was married to USA soccer player Landon Donovan from 2006 to 2010.
Gave birth to her first child at age 37, daughter Magnolia Catherwood, in April 2014. Child's father is her second husband, Mike Catherwood.
Her father is of Slovak background. Her maternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and her maternal grandmother had English and German ancestry.
Filmed a television pilot, titled Rock Me, Baby (2003). [April 2003]
Both she and her Rules of Engagement (2007) co-star Oliver Hudson appeared in multiple episodes of Dawson's Creek (1998).
Has numerous tattoos and, when appearing as a guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005), she was asked by Craig Ferguson about the tattoo on her wrist. He also asked if it were her only one. She replied "No, I've got them all over the place", to which Craig asked, "Is that a GOOD thing"? She replied, "I guess it is to the people who get to see them".
Ranked #63 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Graduate of Bishop Blanchet High School.
Is not able to scream (therefore, her screams in Halloween: Resurrection (2002) had to be dubbed).
Last name is pronounced Ky-lick.
Replaced Jacinda Barrett as "Sara Moyer" in Halloween: Resurrection (2002).
It's easy when you've had difficulty or strife in your life to look at other people who seem like they've had it easier. But the thing we forget is that it is all relative, and each person's experience is uniquely their own, so that the worst thing they may be going through is truly the worst thing for them... it's just about having compassion.
In 2003, he was hit by a subway in Prague and lost both of his legs. It made me realize that we take for granted every step we take, and my brother now has to physically challenge himself to take each step in his prosthetic.
That's literally been the story of my career. I'm always the second choice. And you know what? I'm more than happy to be that person.
Too many people get married and lose themselves. You have to fiercely hold on to who you are, and you need to celebrate that in the other person because that's what made you fall in love in the first place.