Katerina Alexandre Hartford Graham was born on September 5,1989 and is an American actress, singer, dancer and model.
36 Facts About Kat Graham
Kat Graham played Bonnie Bennett on The CW supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries.
Kat Graham was born in Geneva, Switzerland, but raised in Los Angeles, California, US Her father, Joseph, is of Americo-Liberian descent, and her mother, Natasha, is Jewish.
Kat Graham's father was a music executive and the godfather of two of producer Quincy Jones' children.
Kat Graham's paternal grandfather was a UN Ambassador, serving for 40 years in four countries: The Netherlands, Sweden, Romania and Kenya.
Kat Graham's parents divorced when she was 5 years old.
Kat Graham has a half-brother, Yakov, born in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Kat Graham was raised in her mother's Jewish religion and attended a Hebrew school.
Kat Graham began her career in the entertainment industry at age 6.
At age 15, Kat Graham caught the eye of choreographer Fatima Robinson, and was asked to perform at the BET Awards as a background dancer for Bow Wow.
Kat Graham followed her BET Awards appearance with work as a background dancer for Missy Elliott, Pharrell Williams, Jamie Foxx, and choreographers Hi-Hat and Michael Rooney.
At age 17, Kat Graham participated in a national marketing campaign to advertise Coca-Cola's soda brand Fanta.
Kat Graham appeared in the marketing campaign as a member of the "Fantanas", known as Capri, known as Strawberry.
In 1998, Kat Graham made her film debut as a child star on the remake version of The Parent Trap alongside Lindsay Lohan.
Kat Graham plays the role of Jackie, a Camp Walden camper.
In 2002, Kat Graham made her television debut on the Disney Channel teen comedy series Lizzie McGuire.
Kat Graham went on to appear on various television series, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The OC.
Kat Graham has had well-known supporting roles in films such as 17 Again and The Roommate.
In March 2009, Kat Graham was cast in The CW supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries based on the book series of the same name.
Kat Graham plays the role of Bonnie Bennett, a young witch, which is considered her breakout role.
Kat Graham took over as the female lead in 2015 after the Canadian actress Nina Dobrev departed for the seventh season.
In 2011, Kat Graham won "Choice TV Female Scene Stealer" at the Teen Choice Awards for her role on the show.
Also that year, Kat Graham starred in another dance-oriented film, Dance Fu in which she appeared as the female lead.
Kat Graham starred in the Netflix romantic comedy films The Holiday Calendar, Operation Christmas Drop, and Love in the Villa.
In 2022, Kat Graham competed in season eight of The Masked Singer as "Robo-Girl".
In 2006, Kat Graham pursued a career as a musical artist.
Kat Graham then went on to release covers of artists such as Janet Jackson and Paula Abdul which garnered Graham the attention of Paula who praised her cover.
Kat Graham contributed a cover of the Garbage song "Only Happy When It Rains" to The Vampire Diaries soundtrack.
In March 2011, Kat Graham released another single titled "I Want It All".
In March 2012, Kat Graham released "Put Your Graffiti On Me".
Kat Graham is currently in the process of recording her debut album.
On June 25,2013, Kat Graham gave the opportunity to five fans to release the name of her new single on Twitter, and released the single premiere of "Power" at Billboard.
Kat Graham began dating Cottrell Guidry in 2008; they became engaged in October 2012.
In 2022, Kat Graham got engaged to Darren Genet, a producer and director she has been dating since 2017.
Kat Graham has been a vegan since 2012, having previously been vegetarian.
Since 2017, Kat Graham has resided in Atlanta, Georgia, having previously lived in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles.