Born and Raised:
Kate Garry Hudson on April 19, 1979 in Los Angeles, California.
Kate's mother is actress Goldie Hawn and her father is musician Bill Hudson. Having had little contact with her real dad, Kate considers Goldie's longtime partner, Kurt Russell, to be her father.
Marriage and Babies:
Kate married musician Chris Robinson on December 31, 2000 and they divorced in October 2007.
Kate and Chris share custody of their son, Ryder, born on January 7, 2004.
Since splitting from her husband Chris Robinson, Kate has kept busy on the dating scene. The list includes Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, actor Owen Wilson, Tour de France champ Lance Armstrong, actor Dax Shepard, and the late Heath Ledger.
Early Movie Success:
Although not her first role, some might say that her biggest break came when she landed the role of rock groupie Penny Lane in the movie Almost Famous.
In 1997, she graduated from Crossroads, a Santa Monica performing arts school.
Kate's favorite musicians are The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead, and Bob Dylan.
Kate's Salary History:
- Bride Wars (2009): $7,000,000
- My Best Friend's Girl (2008): $7,000,000
- Raising Helen (2004): $7,000,000
- How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003): $4,500,000
- The Four Feathers (2002): $750,000
- Desert Blue (1998): $8,000
- Ricochet River (1998): $7,000