Let’s meet Katie Cassidy, a talented American-born entertainer who earned her title “Scream Queen” because of her recurring roles in various horror movies.
Katie Cassidy has starred in the lead and supporting roles in several movies and television series, and even ventured into the world of music with the cover of the hit single “I Think I Love You”, originally performed by “The Partridge Family”. The young actress is also involved in humanitarian services and has served some noble causes over the years. She is currently working for the charity H.E.L.P. Malawi, where she is a spokesperson.
Katie’s background, her education, her early introduction to the world of entertainment, the cosmopolitan culture of LA, and her innate natural talent – all this has made her the versatile personality we know and love today.
Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy was born on November 25, 1986, in Los Angeles, California. Her father, David Cassidy, was a 1970s pop star, while her mother, Sherry Williams, worked as a model. After her parents divorced, her mother remarried Richard Benedon.
As a child, Katie Cassidy took gymnastics, singing, piano, guitar, dance, and acting lessons. She also attended Calabasas High School, which she graduated from in 2005. But even before graduating, the rising star was already working as a model and taking acting classes to prepare for her future in the entertainment industry.
Katie Cassidy’s Career
The talented young star began her career on the catwalk before she ventured into acting. She made her acting debut in 2006 on the set of the horror film When a Stranger Calls. In the same year, Katie Cassidy appeared in a second horror film Black Christmas. Between 2007 and 2008 she appeared in the third season of Supernatural in CW in the role of Ruby. In 2009 the actress appeared in another horror series Harper’s Island, where she was cast in the leading role.
Katie Cassidy appeared in another horror movie – the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street, which hit the big screen in 2010. The recurring roles of the aspiring actress in horror movies earned her the title “Scream Queen” from fans and audiences alike.
Katie was also featured in “Taken” of 2008, where she played a supporting role before she got a lead role in the popular drama series “Melrose Place”, which attracted the attention of the audience between 2009 and 2010. Her recurring role as Juliet Sharp in the fourth season of Gossip Girl was well received by fans, but her breakthrough came in 2012 when she appeared as Laurel Lance/Black Canary, a lead role in the CW comic TV series Arrow.
Katie resumed her role as Black Canary in The Flash, Vixen, and Legends of Tomorrow.
There are very few people who are aware that Katie Cassidy is also a talented singer, although her only recording is a cover of the hit single, I Think I Love You, by her father’s band, the Partridge Family.
Partner – Matthew Rodgers
The love life of the celebrated actress was quite interesting. Over the years Katie Cassidy has met with stars like Jesse McCartney, Topher Grace, and Dana Brunetti.
Katie also seems to have had a knack for dating celebrated athletes; in 2009 she briefly dated Sasha Vujacic, a former LA Lakers basketball player. She also dated Canadian hockey player Jarret Stoll for two years, and then Jason Garrison, another hockey player who joined in 2012, and they were together until 2014.
However, since 2016 Katie Cassidy has been in a serious relationship with Matthew Rodgers. Not much is known about Katie’s fiancé, as he prefers to keep a low profile. He has managed to stay under the radar and keep details of his life with the actress of the media. Matthew seems to be “the one” as the duo announced their official engagement on June 5, 2017. The couple seems so much in love with each other that we can only come to one possible conclusion: The jingling of wedding bells is imminent.
The versatile actress/singer has accumulated a tidy net worth of $3 million. Katie Cassidy’s wealth has been accumulated over the years through her consistent roles in the entertainment industry. Considering that she has been acting since 2003 and has more than a decade of experience in the industry, she deserves every penny of her net worth.