In Hollywood, owning the same last name as a fellow star means people are quick to label one another siblings. In the same vein, Rooney and Kate Mara drew a similar conclusion. They are indeed siblings.
Born in the life of excess, the Mara sisters hailed from a football family. While their paternal side founded the New York Giants, their maternal side founded the Pittsburgh Steelers. What’s more, despite the two-year age difference, Rooney and Kate could easily pass for twins.
Read along and separately discover Kate and Rooney’s professional and personal milestones.
About Rooney Mara: Husband, Height & Net Worth
She was born on 17th April 1985 to parents, Tim Mara & Kathleen McNulty Rooney, as Patricia Rooney Mara. Growing up, everyone called her Tricia. By her admission, Rooney never liked her first name. As such, she adopted her middle name for work.
“Law & Order: SUV” was Rooney’s first acting credits. She would eventually star in movies like “Her,” “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” and “A Ghost Story.” Furthermore, Rooney racked $12 million in net worth from her showbiz career.
Beyond her acting exploits, Rooney made a name for herself as a philanthropist. Before 2006, she founded “Faces Of Kibera” — a charity based in Nairobi, Kenya. What’s more, the non-profit merged with the Uweza Foundation circa 2011.
Rooney also founded a vegan clothing brand called “Hiraeth Collective.” An outspoken advocate for the vegan lifestyle, Rooney attends animal rights events. As an environmentally minded individual, she goes the extra mile to cut the use of plastic.
According to healthyceleb.com, Rooney stands five feet three inches in height. Meanwhile, she owns an ideal body with 33-23-34 inches measurements and 53 kilograms weight.
Coming to her love life, Rooney began dating director/actor Charlie McDowell circa 2010. After six years together, they broke up in 2016. What’s more, the duo didn’t reveal the reason behind the split.
While Charlie was still her boyfriend, Rooney got to know Joaquin Phoenix. They met in 2012 while working on Spike Jonze’s film “Her.” Rooney and Joaquin remained “e-mail friends” before reconnecting in 2016 while filming “Mary Magdalene.”
In 2017, Rooney and Joaquin became public with their romance. Two years later, they got engaged. More good news followed in 2020 after a source told Page Six that Rooney was pregnant and expecting a baby with Joaquin.
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About Kate Mara: Husband, Height, Net Worth
Two years Rooney’s senior, Kate Mara was born on 27th February 1983. Besides Rooney, she is siblings with two brothers: Daniel and Conor Mara. All four Mara siblings called Wellington Mara their grandfather.
First in the family to get into acting, Kate made her acting debut in 1997 with “Law & Order.” Over the years, she starred in several projects including “Nip/Tuck,” “Jack & Bobby,” “24,” and “Entourage.” In the 2010s, Kate acted in TV shows such as “American Horror Story,” “Moonbeam City,” “House Of Cards,” “Pose,” and “A Teacher.”
Kate reportedly assembled $14 million in net worth, $2 million more than what Rooney owned. Physically, the Mara Sisters possessed exact stats. Like her baby sister, Kate stood five feet three inches in height and weighed around 52 kilograms.
Unlike Rooney, Kate flaunts an extended dating list. In the early-2000s, she and actor Justin Long were reportedly an item. Also, from 2006 until 2008, Kate was exclusively dating the film producer McG. After McG, the “Fantastic Four” actress enjoyed a brief romance with actor Charlie Cox.
Between 2010 and mid-2014, Kate dated Max Minghella. Shen then commenced dating British actor Jamie Bell. In late-2016, Kate accepted Jamie’s proposal. Seven months later, Jamie became her husband after they tied the knot in a splendid wedding ceremony.
Kate and Jamie — her husband — welcomed a daughter in May 2017. A month later, she opened up about suffering a miscarriage.
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Last modified: May 18, 2020