American Singer Katharine Mcphee’s Early Life, Career, Married Life And Net Worth


Katharine Mcphee is not only an American singer but also a songwriter too. Moreover, Mcphee is an artist who has grabbed the attention of huge numbers of people in the world. Katharine is the runner-up on the fifth season of American Idol.

Katharine is well known for her role as Karen Cartwright on Smash. She also has acted in Scorpion as Paige Dineen.

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Actress Katharine as Karen Cartwright on Smash

Early Life & Education Of Katharine Mcphee

Katharine was born on March 25, 1984, in California, the U.S. While talking about nationality and ethnicity, she belongs to the white community with American nationality. She is the daughter of Daniel McPhee and Peisha McPhee. Her father Danial McPhee was a television producer and her mother, Peisha has been a vocal coach on American Idol since 2011.

Not only her mother but also her sister was a vocal coach on American Idol. Her family background also may have played a role to make her an artist and singer.

Katharine gives success credit to her mother who thought of training her after recognizing her hidden talent.

Katharine is running in her early thirties.  McPhee joined Notre Dame High School and performed in school plays and musicals.

After completing the school graduation she joined Boston Conservatory for three semesters. But, she did not complete her graduation. Before completing college graduation she became back to Los Angeles.

After getting back to Los Angel she started working as a television pilot and it was the reason for her dropping out of college.


Katharine had built up her career after leaving college life. After that she took an audition at the mall-based MTV soap opera pilot, You Are Here. Moreover, she starred in Annie Oakley in the musical, Annie Get Your Gun which was produced by Cabrillo Music Theater.

She has also portrayed a small character of Paramount Girl in the Crazy which is a musical film.

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Katharine McPhee in Crazy (2008)

She also sang the cover of God Bless the Child on American Idol. And after the first round of the Hollywood week, the artistic singer sang I’ll Never Love This Way Again by Dionne Warwick

Personal & Married Life Of Katharine McPhee

The singer Katharine McPhee has been struggling the eating disorders. She became bulimic at the age of seventeen. After all, she gained a lot of weight. She entered a three-month rehabilitation program after passing the American Idol audition.

During her season on American Idol, she lost fourteen kg. In an interview with Teen Vogue, she said,

I’m just really careful about portions.

Katharine got married to Nick Cokas. The couple seems to be happy together. There are no rumors about their separation and divorce.

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Katharine McPhee and her husband Nick Cokas posing for a photo

We wish them a happy married life ahead.