Catherine Ann "Kate" Bosworth(born January 2, 1983).Bosworth was born January 2, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, the only child of Patricia (née Potter), a homemaker, and Harold Bosworth, a former executive for Talbots.[ leaving San Francisco at the age of six, Bosworth's family frequently moved around the country because of her father's job. grew up mainly on the East Coast, spending the rest of her youth in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Bosworth has always been interested in a professional career as a competitive horse racer and, by the age of fourteen, she was a champion equestrian. While attending Cohasset High School from which she graduated in 2001, Bosworth learned to speak French and was a member of the National Honor Society; she also played varsity soccer and lacrosse.
The breakthrough role in Bosworth's career came in the 2002 surfing movie Blue Crush, which she prepared for by working out with two separate trainers six hours a day for months in order to add fifteen pounds of muscle to her frame. In his review of the film, Rolling Stone's Peter Travers wrote: "Bosworth is a star in the making, but even she can't outshine the surfing footage, which is flat-out spectacular."The film received positive reviews grossed $40 million at the United States box office.Following the success of Blue Crush, Bosworth took on roles in the indie films The Rules of Attraction (2002), and a darker turn in Wonderland (2003) opposite Val Kilmer, where she played the teenage girlfriend of porn star John Holmes.
In 2004, she played the lead role in Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, opposite Topher Grace.The film was critically and financially unsuccessful.Also in 2004, Bosworth depicted actress Sandra Dee in Beyond the Sea.Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle, in review of the film, commented that Kevin Spacey, who played actor Bobby Darin, and Bosworth's courting is "unsettling".The movie received mixed reception,and was a box office disappointment.The following year, Bosworth portrayed Chali, a Hare Krishna, in the film adaptation of Myla Goldberg's novel Bee Season (2005), about a dysfunctional Jewish family. She has appeared in several Revlon ads and ranked as number 60 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" list.[ two years running, she has placed on the Maxim Hot 100 List – number 38 in 2005 and number 8 in 2006.
She has a jewelry line designed with friend and celebrity stylist, Cher Coulter, called JewelMint, which launched in October 2010.JewelMint, the first vertical of MySpace co-founder, Josh Berman, and Diego Berdakin’s social commerce company, BeachMint, is a new jewelry site with designs exclusively by Coulter and Bosworth. The two paired with the company to create a line of affordable fashion jewelry. The premise of the site is that members receive a new piece of jewelry each month out of the personalized choices recommended to them by their JewelMint Style Quiz results. JewelMint has been featured in the Los Angeles Times,InStyle magazine, Teen Vogue,C Magazine,People StyleWatch,InTouch Weekly, "Lucky Magazine" and OK! magazine.In the summer of 2011, Bosworth made her singing debut with a television jingle for Cotton's Fabric of our Lives campaign (the song she performs is downloadable on the Cotton site).
After going through many screen tests and competing with other actresses for the role, she was cast as reporter Lois Lane in Bryan Singer's superhero film Superman Returns (2006).She starred along with her Beyond the Sea co-star Kevin Spacey as Lex Luthor, as well as newcomer Brandon Routh as Superman.The film was a box office success and received mostly positive reviews.Bosworth's performance however, was not well-received among critics; Anthony Lane of The New Yorker, in his review of the film noted, "The new Lois Lane, Kate Bosworth, is not a patch on Margot Kidder, or, for that matter, on Teri Hatcher, in the TV series."San Francisco Chronicle film critic Mick LaSalle felt that Bosworth, at 22-years-old, was too young to portray Lois Lane, and the climax did not "match the potential of the tiring 154 minute long film". Although Bosworth's performance was ambivalently received, she herself loved the experience of working on the movie. As she told Teen Vogue in August 2006, "You know how you have an experience, a time in your life when you feel you've come into your own? When you grow up a bit, and think, Now I get it? [...] That's how I feel. I feel a little bit more complete."Superman Returns was a commercial and critical success. The movie grossed $52 million during its opening weekend in North America and went on to earn $391 million worldwide.
Bosworth was accepted to Princeton University in late 2000,because of continual deferral of her attendance, her acceptance was later revoked. She is a member of the Appalachia Service Project. Bosworth dated actor Matt Czuchry, whom she met on the set of their short-lived television series, Young Americans. Their relationship lasted from 2000 to 2002.in late 2002, she began dating actor Orlando Bloom. The two met outside a coffee shop and were introduced to each other by a friend, before meeting again at the premiere of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.and Bloom separated in 2006.Bosworth dated British model James Rousseau beginning September 2006 after meeting him at a Marc Jacobs after party.An aspiring musician, Rousseau wrote the song "To Make You Mine" for her.Bosworth has been in a relationship with Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård since 2009.