Often praised for her outstanding performances, Katja Herbers is one of the on-demand actresses who expanded her fame through her most recent role in HBO's Westworld as Emily / Grace. She has been glowing in the entertainment industry through her starring in movies and TV series. Some of her acting stints include her role in The Leftovers, Manhattan, and The Americans.
The Dutch theatre and TV actress had also expanded her horizons in music performing the classical songs after Schubert and Schumann in 2013.
Bio & Measurements
Born as Katja Mira Herbers on 19 October 1980, Katja is a native of Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. While growing up, the Dutch TV actress learned to speak German, Dutch, and English as she had a Canadian au pair.
The 38 years old actress attended the University of Amsterdam, where she studied psychology. She also developed an interest in acting and went to the local theatre school De Trap and Ignatius Gymnasium in Amsterdam. After moving to New York, Katja enrolled at the HB Studio.
Talking about her body measurements, Katja has a modest height of 1.69 m, and her weight is around 50 kg. Her bust, hip, and waist measurements are 34-26-34 inches. The prominent theatre actress holds Dutch nationality, and her ethnicity is mixed.
Katja grew up in a classical music background, where her family was musicians. Her father Werner Herbers is an oboist and conductor, whereas her mother Vera Beths is a professional violinist.
Inspecting on her biological parents' music career, as a professional oboist, her dad Werner, 79, had issued classical albums like Michael Kraus Wolpe: Zeus und Elida; Mozart in the Morning; and Revueltas: Homenaje a Revueltas.
Childhood Throwback: Katja Herbers with her father Werner Herbers at Amsterdam, Netherlands (Photo Source: Katja's Instagram)
Likewise, Katja's mother Vera, 73, had worked as a violinist in some of the best classical albums like The Master Composer Series: Mozart; Schubert: Works for Chamber Ensemble; and Beethoven - The 50 Best Classical Masterpieces.
Both of her parents are no more in a relationship. Vera remarried Anner Bylsma, a cellist, and her father, Wener to a costume designer named Leonie Polak. Katja's step-mom Leonie introduced her to the theatre. From her mother's side, she also has a half-sister, a Dutch film-maker, Carine Bijlsma, whose birthday falls on 16 February.
Married Status/ Husband?
As far as Katja's personal life is concerned, she has remained mum regarding it. She is currently 38 years old, and most of her fans are wondering whether the Dutch theater actress is a married lady or not. Unfortunately, she has yet to speak on this matter. Till now, there is no record of her having either a partner or a husband.
If records are to be believed, Katja is still a single lady. As of now, Katja resides in the United States and divides her time between Los Angeles, New York, and her hometown, Amsterdam.
Katja summons the prominent part of the net worth as a Dutch TV and theatre actress. Starting her acting career in 2002 from Peter Bell, she has since starred in several movies and TV shows like Lieve lust; De vloer op; Those Were the Days; and Mannenharten 2.
On the theatre side, Katja has credit in An Ideal Husband; Life Is a Dream; and The Terrible Mother. She is now starring in HBO's Westworld as Emily / Grace since joining the series in 2018. Also, Katja is set to appear on 'Evil' and 'Rotterdam, I Love You.'