American actress, model, singer and dancer Katerina Alexandre Hartford “Kat Graham” was born on September 5, 1989, in Geneva, Switzerland but was raised in Los Angeles California. She is best known for her starring role in the hit TV show “The Vampire Diaries.”Graham is also known for her film roles that include The Parent Trap (1998), Honey 2 (2011), 17 Again (2009), The Roommate (2011), Addicted (2014) and All Eyez on me (2017). She also worked for Mary Kay Company in 2002.
Name: Kat Graham
Date of Birth: September 5, 1989
Age: 28 (in 2017)
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 1.57m/ 5 feet 2 inches
Weight: 54 Kg Approx.
Body Measurements: 34-23-33
Net Worth: $3 Million
Graham speaks English, Spanish, and French, as well as some Hebrew and Portuguese. Graham is not married yet. She started dating Cottrell Guidry in 2008 and got engaged to him on October 28, 2012. They split and called off their engagement on December 12, 2014.Kat Graham has a net worth of $ 3 million. There is no any news about her relationship and dating from that moment.
Kat commercial and dancing career began from the age of six. She was also seen in many commercials, like Barbie, K-Mart, Pop Tarts and Edison. At age 15 Kat was caught the eye of choreographer Fatima Robinson and was asked to perform at the BET Awards as a background dancer for Lil Bow Wow. At the age 17 graham also participated in a national marketing campaign to advertise Coca-Cola’s soft drink, Fanta. She was also a member of the marketing campaign of the “Fontana’s”. She also makes appearances in music video such as Akon’s “Lonely”, Christina Mililani’s “Dip it low”, Justin Bieber and Usher’s “Somebody to Love (Remix)”, 112’s “What If”, John Legend’s “Used to Love U” and many more.
Kat Graham Television and film career started from 2002 when Graham made her television debut on the Disney Channel television series Lizzie McGuire. She also made various TV appearances like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The OC, Malcolm in the Middle, Joan of Arcadia, Grounded For Life, and Greek. In 2008 she appeared in three episodes of the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana playing the role of a girlfriend to the character Jackson Stewart. Graham began filming Sci-Fi dance film Boogie Town In December 2008. In March 2009 she was cast in The CW supernatural drama television series The Vampire Diaries. She portrayed the role of Bonnie Bennett a teenage witch and is considered her breakout role. On September 10, 2009, to 4.91 million viewers and received praise for the series progression from critics. Kat also won “Scene Stealer Female” at the Teen Choice Awards in 2011.Graham was cast in the Universal Pictures Dance Drama film Honey 2 in August 2010. Though the movie gets negative reviews from critics Graham’s performance and dancing were praised. Also in 2011 Kat starred in another Dance film this time a Kung Fu Action film called Dance Fu. On January 12, 2016, she was cast as Jada Pinkett Smith in the Tupac biopic All Eyez on Me.
In 2002, she wrote a song titled "Derailed". In 2006, Graham pursued a career as a musical artist. After being featured on a various song she found her first break on 2007.The move saw Graham embark on a world tour with The Black Eyed Peas as a supporting act for the Black Blue & You Tour. In April 2010, the song "My Boyfriends Back" released on YouTube and got over 1 million views and In October 2010 Graham released her debut single "Sassy". She had also released covers of artists such as Janet Jackson and Paula Abdul and got praised. Graham contributed a cover of the Garbage song "Only Happy When It Rains" to The Vampire Diaries soundtrack. In March 2011, Graham released another single titled "I Want It All". The music video premiered in May 2011.
Graham signed her first major label signing recording contract with A&M Octone Records in Februarys 2012. In March 2012, Graham released "Put Your Graffiti on Me" which got positive reviews from auditions. The song peaked at #5 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart. On May 29, Graham performed her first televised musical performance, the track on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The second single taken from her debut EP is the track "Wanna Say". She also appeared on the song "Dog Day Afternoon". "Power" is said to be the lead single from her debut. As stated on Billboard.com, Graham also released a new single titled "1991" on March 10, 2015.
Graham was born in Geneva, Switzerland and raised in Los Angele, California. She is a child of Joseph and Natasha. Her father is Americo-Liberian descent and mother is Jewish as Graham was raised in her mother’s religion. Joshep Graham’s father was a music executive and the godfather of two of Quincy Jones children. Her grandfather had served for 40 years in the Netherland, Sweden, Romania and Kenya as UN Ambassador.Her parents divorced when she was five. She has a half-brother, Yakov, born in Tel Aviv Israel. Graham attended Hebrew school.
Wiki and Facts:
According to the wiki, she won the Creative Award in a nomination of Black Women in Film Association. In addition to her mainly work on TV series and movies she also is a singer. Some facts about Graham are she is Swiss who can actually speak five languages, she has also been a Fanta Girl. She is a Legit Chief and had danced backup for basically everyone. She has a tattoo on her left wrist that says “notice te Ipsum”, which means “know thyself” in Latin.