Below is a compiled list of the most interesting facts about Caitriona Balfe. Check it out!
Caitriona Balfe was born in Dublin, Ireland, and grew up in the village of Tydavnet, in County Monaghan. She started modeling at the age of 19 after she was scouted by an agent while she was collecting money for charity at a local mall. She has both walked the runway and been featured in advertising campaigns for many top fashion brands, including: Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, DKNY, Burberry, Dior, Louis Vuitton, H&M, Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Cacharel, Roberto Cavalli, Givenchy, Hugo Boss, Armani, Dries van Noten, Calvin Klein and Chanel.
Interesting Facts about Caitriona Balfe
- Her name is pronounced Katrina.
- Supported the repealing of Article 8 of the Constitution of Ireland that consecrated human lives from their conception and banned abortion.
- Nominated for the 2019 Golden Globe Award in the Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series – Drama category for her role as Claire Randall in Outlander (2014), but lost to Sandra Oh for Killing Eve (2018).
- She was one of the Victoria’s Secret’s angels. On the TV show Conan, she was told that maybe she was the whitest VS model of its history.
Personal Quotes by Caitriona Balfe
I saw a documentary on the Naadam festival that happens in Mongolia during the summer. One of the features of it is a horse race across the plains that all the young men enter – some as young as 12 years old. It’s such a spectacular sight. It’s incredible to think that this is a tradition that has been going on for centuries.– Caitriona Balfe
The hardest part when I decided to move into acting was trusting I’d made the right decision.– Caitriona Balfe
Game of Thrones’ has multiple story lines, multiple countries, and it’s complete fantasy.– Caitriona Balfe
Glasgow has truly become my home away from home.– Caitriona Balfe
The herbalist I met a few times – it was great – she gave me literature about the different processes that an herbalist would do to make medicines from certain herbs and things.– Caitriona Balfe