Catriona Balfe is an Irish actress and model with an estimated net worth of $2 million. She was born on October 4, 1979 in Dublin, Ireland. Her most famous role to date is her role on the hit Starz series Outlander, on which she plays the character Claire Beauchamp. Her career in the business began at the age of 19. She was in the mall and she was collecting money for a local charity when a modeling scout found her and asked her to model. She decided to give it a try and ended up making it work when she caught Ford Model’s attention. They wanted her to come with them to Paris and work there, and she made a decision to accept that offer and go for it.
It was a wonderful move for her when she moved to Paris. Catriona Balfe has worked with some of the most legendary fashion icons in the business, modeling for designers such as Chanel, Givenchy, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Oscar de la Renta, Burberry, Victoria’s Secret and so many more big names in the fashion industry. In fact, when she moved to Milan in 2003 to walk fashion shows, she made more than $300,000 alone in two years walking for designers such as Celine, Dior, Lacoste, Lanvin, and Valentino. She did not find that modeling was a huge passion of hers, and she was not opposed to leaving that world behind when she was later ready to go.
Sometimes she still models for some of the clients she once booked, but on those with whom she loves dearly and has a wonderful relationship. It is fun for her to get on the runway with an old friend and client and work with them now that she is a famous actress, and she really enjoys that aspect of her job. When she moved to New York City after she gave up modeling, she decided she would pursue acting. In 2006, she was in the hit movie, “The Devil Wears Prada,” and she loved the job. She was then on a mission; she would leave New York in 2009 and move to Hollywood where she would enroll in acting classes and spend a year doing that.
Catriona Balfe had many smaller roles during her first days as an actress. Most people recognized her more freely from her modeling days than her acting days, and she was just waiting around for her big break. That’s when she was cast as Claire in Outlander. It was 2003 and the role is the one that changed her life. She is now earning more money per year than ever before, and she is more famous and more recognizable than she was in the past. She speaks English and Irish Gaelic and she comes from a family of 7. In her personal life, she dates her co-star, Sam Heughan. She will continue to come back to television in her hit show until she either decides to move on or the show is cancelled, and she will continue to amass a big net worth.
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