Clint Eastwood, the man with few words, is a Hollywood icon who is known for his great success story. Apart from his successful professional life, Clint Eastwood is known to have quite an interesting personal life too. Juggling from one woman to another, there does not seem to be a time when he was not linked to a woman. From all his previous relationships, Clint has managed to build quite a big family with his 8 children.
Today, let us learn more about one of his lesser-known daughters with Jacelyn Reeves, Kathryn Eastwood.
Her Parents’ First Meeting and Their Short-Lived Romance
Clint Eastwood has certainly lived up to the name he had gained through years of being linked with multiple women. These relationships had many times overlapped with one another too. After his marriage with first wife Margaret Johnson fell apart due to his inability to stay committed to her, Clint started his womanizing ways again. He got involved with different women.
One of these women was Kathryn’s mother Jacelyn Reeves who was a Hawaii-based stewardess. They met in Hog’s Breath Inn in the late 1980s. Their romance lasted from 1985 to 1988. Their courtship produced two children Scott and Kathryn.But, at first, Clint didn’t accept them as his children. However, later on, he acknowledged them as his own and they came in the frame of stardom.
Kathyrn’s Life Before She Knew Clint Was Her Father
During the affair of Clint Eastwood with Jacelyn Reeves, two children were born. Their first child was actor Scott Eastwood and their second daughter was Kathryn. At the time of their birth, their father was in life in a relationship with actress and director Sandra Locke. Kathryn Eastwood was born on February 8, 1988, in Carmel, CA, USA.
Her birth certificate said ‘Father Declined’. An expose article regarding Clint’s affair was published in the 1990s and only in the mid-2000s, there were reports regarding the kids with Reeves were acknowledged as his own children. Initially not wanting to file a paternity suit against Clint, her mother ended up filing for the case.
Most of Kathryn’s early life was spent in Hawaii with her mother without knowing about who her father really is. But the vacancy of a father figure in her life was covered up after her mother married a person named Private Bell. She also had a big brother Scott to look up to.
Kathryn Eastwood is known to have graduated from high school and later joined college. It is believed that she graduated from college with a degree of Bachelors in Arts. Any further detail regarding her college life has been kept under wraps.
Kathryn is in the Showbiz Industry
In the mid-2000s, the siblings Scott and Kathryn Eastwood were publicly reported by the mainstream media, after which both of them were always linked with their father. Kathryn appeared as Miss Golden Globe in the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Award in 2005. Only the children of Hollywood celebrities are given this opportunity.
Unlike her brother, Scott, Kathryn has much less media attention towards her and her career. Being part of a Hollywood family, it was only obvious that she would also try to dabble in the show business. She made her acting debut in the 2014 musical ‘Jersey Boys’ that was directed by her father. The film was based on the Tony award-winning musical of the same name that follows the story of the group ‘The Four Seasons’.
Over the course of her career, she has appeared in multiple short movies like ‘Mr. and Mrs. Muse: Retribution’, ‘House Slave’, ‘American Virus’, ‘Roots of Entanglement’ and ‘Thick Water’. Most recently Kathryn has appeared in the 2018 film ‘Virus of the Dead’ as the character Abela and the 2020 film ‘Banned, Exploited and Blacklisted: The Underground work of Controversial Filmmaker Shane Ryan’ where the behind the scenes footage of her work with the director in the film American Virus was included.
Apart from her acting ventures, she has also been credited as a writer on two of the film projects ‘American Virus’ and ‘Virus of the Dead’. It seems she is doing good in her career as she does have some future endeavors too.
Eastwood Remains Tight-Lipped About Her Personal Life
Not much is known about her personal life and she has not shared any information regarding her relationships with the public too. She appears in many family events and seems to have a very kind bond with her extended family. As for her net worth, there are no official reports regarding how much she earns but seeing her successful projects, it must be over the 5 figures. Her father, on the other hand, has a massive estate and a net worth of 375 million US Dollars.
She has a Big Family
It’s no secret that Kathryn’s father Clint Eastwood has been linked with numerous women with whom he had altogether 8 children. The children although being half-siblings seem to have a very warm bond within each other and always seem to support one another. Let us learn a little about all of the 7 older half-siblings of Kathryn Eastwood.
Laurie is the eldest daughter of Clint Eastwood born from his affair with a woman in Seattle during his first marriage with Margaret Johnson. Soon after her birth, her mother put her up for adoption without telling Client about her pregnancy. After growing up, Laurie searched for her biological parents and learned that Clint Eastwood was indeed her father. She first introduced herself as Laurie Eastwood at the premiere of Clint’s movie ‘The Mule’.
Laurie has a son Lowell Thomas Murray IV who was born in 1983. Lowell, who has appeared as a contestant on the 18th season of The Bachelorette, is working as a personal trainer and fitness instructor. Kathryn’s half sister also has a daughter, Kelsey Hayford.
Kimber Lynn Eastwood
During Clint’s first marriage, he had also been in a relationship with actress and stunt woman Roxanne Tunis. Their courtship lasted for 14 years before they split up. Kimber was born in 1964 as a result of that affair. She is a well-known producer and make-up artist in Hollywood. Kimber also has a son, Clinton Eastwood Gaddie who was born in 1984.
Kyle was born in 1968 as the first child of Clint from his marriage with Margaret Johnson. He studied film at the University of Southern California and has acted in a few movies. But he found his real talent in music and established himself as an American jazz bass musician.
Kathryn’s half brother is father to actress Graylen Eastwood born in 1994 who is also a drummer and has been signed with KARIN MODELS to pursue a modeling career.
Alison is the second child of Clint and his first wife Maggie, who was born in 1972. She works as an actor and director. She had shared the screen with her dearest dad in the 2018 movie ‘The Mule’. Alison is also the owner of a pet rescue foundation called the ‘Eastwood Ranch Foundation’ established in 2012.
Scott Eastwood, the biological brother of Kathryn is arguably the most famous Eastwood sibling who is the spitting image of his father Clint. He is the byproduct of Clint and flight attendant Jacelyn Reeves born in 1986. Like his dad, he is also an actor and has appeared in movies like Suicide Squad, Pacific Rim: Uprising and The Longest Ride. Besides, he has also appeared in Taylor Swift’s song ‘Wildest Dreams’.
Francesca is the daughter of Clint and actress Frances Fisher. She has been earning her name through various acting jobs. She has acted in movies like Jersey Boys, Twin Peaks, Fargo, and many more on the list. Eastwood gave birth to a baby boy with her boyfriend Alexander Wraith in September 2018. They named her Titan Wraith Eastwood.
The youngest of the bunch Morgan Eastwood was born on December 2, 1996, from the marriage of Clint Eastwood and Dina Ruiz. She has graduated from college and seems to pursue a career in acting just like her father and siblings. She is also very active in social media and regularly posts photos of her life.