Katia Langenheim Bio, Husband, Net Worth, Ruby Rose
Katia Langenheim is a painter and artist by profession.
Her art has been exhibited in showcases in Melbourne. However, she is most known for being the mother of Orange Is the New Black alum, Ruby Rose. The mother-daughter share a close bond; Katia often accompanies her star daughter in vacations and events.
Katia Langenheim Bio
Katia had an unconventional start in life. She got pregnant with Ruby quite early in her life. Post the birth of the baby, things got worse as the father of her child was abusive.
Well, she took her daughter and lived in a caravan to escape the toxic relationship. Finally, she was able to get out the bond at the age of 20 and started raising the former MTV VJ as a single mom.
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But, adversities were far from over for the star mom and her daughter. Ruby explained about her lesbian sexuality at the age of six. While Katia supported her daughter immensely, Ruby’s classmates were opposite. And, while Ruby was around the age of 12, she got bullied excessively.
The trouble at school combined with struggle with gender identity led Ruby to depression. At one point, she even contemplated suicide. However, Katia, as a mother and a supporter, was by her side during all the battles. She even bought a beachside shack in Kilcunda as an escape to help her actress daughter.
Katia’s Famous Daughter
Born on 20th March 1986 in Melbourne, Ruby got her start in showbiz in 2002 as a part of Girlfriend Model Search competition. Then, the upcoming model went on to work with brands like Milk and Honey, Gallaz, Maybelline, and Urban Decay Cosmetics.
Well, she started making waves in the fashion world with magazine covers Vogue Australia, InStyle Magazine, Maxim and New York's Inked Magazine.
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However, in 2007 she shifted her focus from a modeling career to television and participated in MTV VJ Search. Moreover, she went on to land the hosting gig in MTV Australia in 2011.
Katia Langenheim gets a mother's day tribute from her daughter Ruby Rose on 12th May 2019 (Photo: Ruby Rose's Instagram)
While Ruby was a decent celebrity in Australia, her 2015 guest role in Orange Is the New Black exploded her to Hollywood. She became a talking point in the pop culture news and gained huge celeb status.
Today, she boasts a net worth of $2 million which is in stark contrast to her less fortunate origin. Ruby built her empire with high profile Hollywood roles in projects, namely John Wick: Chapter 2 and Pitch Perfect 3, to name a few.
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The bonafide actress of height 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) is set to star in first openly gay superhero, Batwoman in 2019.
Amid her busy Hollywood career, Ruby hasn’t forgotten her role model, Katia. On 12th May 2019, she posted an adorable picture of the duo and wished her courageous mamma on the occasion of mother’s day.