Nicknames: Katarina Oksenberg
Date of birth: the 22nd of September, 1961
Profession: actress, producer
Nationality: United States of America, Serbia
Source of wealth: television, movies
Catherine Oxenberg is a renowned actress with a net worth of $42 million. She has been accumulating her wealth since 1982, when she started career of an actress. Catherine Oxenberg played in many movies and TV shows, and got multi-million salary for her work.
She tried her hand in various projects and genres, including the cult series “Dynasty” and “The Love Boat”. She even dealt with reality TV and appeared in “The Osbournes”.
For her work in “Dynasty” Catherine Oxenberg got $15, 000 per each episode. In general she graced in 53 episodes. The young actress Catherine Oxenberg gradually was becoming an experienced first rate actress.
Catherine’s heroine Amanda Carrington, screen daughter of John Forsythe and Joan Collins, has become the favorite character for many series viewers. That’s why soon Catherine phoned Aaron Spelling, the series producer, and demanded to increase her salary. After that Spelling fired Oxenberg and invited another actress – Karen Cellini – who replaced Catherine and depicted Amanda in the next 13 episodes.
After that Catherine Oxenberg participated in other projects. She earned $200, 000 for the television film “Ring of Scorpio” and got $25, 000 per each episode of the series “Acapulco H.E.A.T.”.
In addition to acting, Catherine Oxenberg developed alternative source of wealth. She authored a book “A Study Guide to Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre” in 1998. Since then she gets cash for selling of her literary work.
Catherine Oxenberg is a financially secure woman. But she has never been poor. Oxenberg belongs to a royal blood line. Catherine is a daughter of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia and a rich businessman Howard Oxenberg.
She started career as a model and then debuted as an actress in early 1980s.
By the way, Catherine Oxenberg was coached by Richard Burton, the famous actor and producer, who dated Catherine mother, when the girl was in her teens.
Catherine Oxenberg told that Richard Burton was that person, who introduced her to real life, because all the other members of her family – the royals – were too glamorous.
Princess Catherine Oxenberg had a chance to portray another famous royal on the screen – Princess Diana. In 1982 she debuted as Lady Diana Spencer in “The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana”. Later she acted as Diana one more time – in the film “Charles and Diana: Unhappily Ever After”.
Catherine Oxenberg career peak was in 1990s, but till now the actress appears in new projects from time to time. One of her recent screen works was the movie “Rats”, where she acted opposite her ex-husband Casper Van Dien.
Catherine Oxenberg is a mother of three daughters: India Riven Oxenberg, whom she had from a short-term affair with William Weitz Shaffer, Celeste Alma and Maya, whom she welcomed with an actor Casper Van Dien. Catherine and Casper divorced in 2015.
Catherine and Casper lived in a luxurious mansion in Malibu, CA. The house is estimated at $2, 8 million. After their separation two stars put the house on sale.
The residence has 3,701 sq. ft of living space. This space is occupied by 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
Of course, there’s a cozy living-room in the house, decorated in golden and brown colors. There’s a fireplace in the living room too.
Catherine Oxenberg house is beautiful both, inside and outside. It is situated among thick rose bushes. There’s a resting area in the back part of the house. A swimming-pool – a must have for celebs – is located in that area.
On the territory of the mansion there’s a pond with rare kinds of fish.