Katherine Schwarzenegger Best Known For Her self-help and biographical book, Rock What You’ve Got, to be the oldest daughter of actor/politician Arnold Schwarzenegger and broadcast journalist Maria Shriver. A member of the Kennedy family, Schwarzenegger is a great-niece of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.
Born Name Katherine Eunice Schwarzenegger
Born: December 13, 1989, 29 years and 8 months, Los Angeles, California, United States
Sun Sign Sagittarius
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Height 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
Measurements 36-24-36 in or 91.5-61-91.5 cm
Bra Size 34B
Katherine Schwarzenegger went to the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California and graduated with a degree in Communications in May 2012.
Father – Arnold Schwarzenegger (Politician, Actor, former bodybuilder)
Mother – Maria Shriver (Broadcast journalist and author)
Siblings – Patrick Schwarzenegger (Younger Brother) (Actor, Model), Christina Schwarzenegger (Younger Sister), Christopher Schwarzenegger (Younger Brother), Joseph Baena (Younger Half-Brother)
Others – Gustav Schwarzenegger (Paternal Grandfather), Bobby Shriver (Maternal Uncle) (Activist, attorney, journalist), Timothy Shriver (Maternal Uncle) (Chairman of Special Olympics), Mark Shriver (Maternal Uncle), Anthony Shriver (Maternal Uncle), John F. Kennedy (Great Uncle) (Former US president and Politician), Robert F. Kennedy (Great Uncle) (Former US senator and attorney general), Ted Kennedy (Great Uncle), Sargent Shriver (Paternal Grandfather), Eunice Kennedy Shriver (Paternal Grandmother)
Katherine Schwarzenegger is represented by Mark Mullet and Justin Ongert of William Morris Endeavor.
On her father side, she is of Austrian origin, whereas she has Irish and German ancestry on her mother side.
Katherine hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand.
First TV Show
In 2010, Katherine guest appeared on the talk show The View as herself.
Katherine keeps her trim body in perfect shape by going for various workout styles including Pilates workout which she does at The Pilates Platinum fitness studio in Los Angeles. She has lauded it virtues in terms of body toning on her personal blog as well.
She loves to practice yoga and sometimes takes it to the next level by going for the hot yoga. She is a member of the Hot 8 Yoga studio in Los Angeles and makes sure that she is visiting them regularly to improve her strength and flexibility.
Other workout styles that she is a fan of include boxing and sparring sessions, dance cardio, trampoline workout and aerial skills session. She supplements her fitness work by eating clean and green. However, she is not a big fan of some of the so-called superfood.
Katherine was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She is the oldest child of actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger (Austrian-born), and journalist and author Maria Shriver (of Irish and German descent), whose mother Eunice is a younger sister of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, and father Sargent Shriver was a U.S. Ambassador to France and the Democratic nominee for Vice President of the United States in the 1972 election. She has a younger sister, Christina Schwarzenegger, and two younger brothers, Patrick and Christopher Schwarzenegger. Through her father, she also has a half-brother, Joseph Baena.
In May 2012, Schwarzenegger graduated with a degree in Communications from the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. Her mother delivered the commencement address for the satellite ceremony for the school.
In 2010, Schwarzenegger wrote a book entitled Rock What You’ve Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty from Someone Who Been There and Back. Schwarzenegger uses the book to describe her personal journey and encourage other young women to achieve confidence and a positive self-image. She had body-image issues between fourth and seventh grade, but now controls her physical and mental health with walking exercises and yoga.
Katherine Schwarzenegger Favorite Things
Go to Cooking Ingredient – Lemon
Flowers – White Rose
Candle – Baies by Diptyque
Kitchen Technology – Kitchen Aid Mixer and Amazon Echo
Serveware Piece – Sabra custom chips and dip container
Kitchen Shopping Brand – Williams-Sonoma
Healthiest Kitchen Habit – Sanitizing countertops and cooking materials
Weekend Movies – That Thing You Do! (1996), Now and Then (1995), My Best Friend Wedding (1997), Love Actually (2003), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Stand By Me (1986), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), Bridesmaids (2011)
Katherine Schwarzenegger Facts
She is the eldest daughter of Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger.
While growing up, she struggled with body issues and confidence crisis.
In 2014, she published her second book I Just Graduated … Now What?: Honest Answers from Those Who Have Been There.