Katherine Bailess is an American actress, singer, and dancer best known for playing the role of Erica Marsh on the CW’s hit show One Tree Hill, Life and Death Brigade member Stephanie on Gilmore Girls, and Kyle Hart on the VH1 series Hit the Floor.
Katherine Bailess Biography
Katherine Bailess was born on April 24, 1980, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, the United States of America. She is 42 years old as of 2022. She was brought up in Mississippi by her parents Natalie and Bobby Bailess.
Katherine Bailess’ father worked as an attorney and was a former linebacker for the Ole Miss Rebels football team at the University of Mississippi. Katherine started training classically in dance when she was only 4 years. Continuing her dancing ambitions, Katherine was involved in competitive gymnastics and cheerleading when she was a child.
Katherine Bailess took her talent as a dancer to the televised Miss Mississippi Pageant when she was eleven years old. She continued to perform for the pageant for 7 years. Bailess won scholarships to study dance at both the Broadway Dance Center in New York City and Ann Reinking’s Broadway Theater Project in Florida.
Concerning her educational background, Katherine Bailess went to St. Francis Xavier Convent School before branching off to St. Aloysius Catholic High School where she graduated in 1998. She later proceeded to attend Marymount Manhattan College where she studied musical theatre and dance.
Following the completion of her college education, Katherine Bailess went on to study at the William Esper Studio’s two-year intensive program. She rose into prominence in the entertainment industry and has some acting credits to her name. In 2003, she appeared as Alexa in the film From Justin to Kelly.
Katherine Bailess also appeared in Universal’s 2004 film Bring It On Again where she played the role of Colleen Lipman. She has also had roles on Television including recurring roles on the popular WB shows Gilmore Girls and One Tree Hill. She also starred in Fox’s The Loop and Sordid Lives the Series.
Katherine Bailess made a guest appearance on NCIS. She also starred in the YouTube comedy series Shit Southern Women Say. Kat is the co-producer of the film Elle: A Modern Cinderella Tale. She portrayed the character of Kyle Hart in the VH1 scripted series Hit the Floor.
Katherine Bailess Husband
Katherine Bailess is not married and information regarding her relationship status is not known. However, Katherine Bailess has been in a relationship with a partner called Paul Johansson (2005 – 2006).
Katherine Bailess Net Worth
Katherine Bailess has accumulated an estimated net worth of approximately $4 million which she has earned primarily from her successful career as a YouTube personality, actress, songwriter and singer.