Who is Julia Stiles?

Julia Stiles is an American actress who rose to stardom with the role of Kat Stratford in the 1999 American romantic comedy movie, ’10 Things I Hate About You’ alongside actors like Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Larisa Oleynik.

Quick Info
Full NameJulia O'Hara Stiles
Date of BirthMarch 28, 1981
Birth PlaceNew York, New York, United States
Parent(s)John O'Hara
Judith Newcomb Stiles
SpousePreston Cook
Net worthUS $13 million

She can also be seen playing the role of Imogen in the 2000 American romantic comedy movie, ‘Down to You’ and as Sara Johnson in the 2001 American teen dance movie, ‘Save the Last Dance’. Moreover, she has also played the role of the survivor, Lumen Pierce in the 2010 American crime drama mystery television series, ‘Dexter’ and was also nominated by the Primetime Emmy for the role.

Julia Stiles


Julia Stiles’ full name is Julia O’Hara Stiles. She was born on 28 March 1981 in New York City to mother, Judith Newcomb Stiles who was an artist of the Greenwich Village, and to father, John O’Hara who is an elementary school teacher. She grew up alongside two siblings, John Junior and Jane in New York City. Besides this, Julia is presently 39 years old with the zodiac sign of Aries.


Nationality and Physical Stats

Julia Stiles holds an American nationality and descends from English, Irish and Italian ancestry. She is a Christian and practices Christianity as her religion. Besides this, she stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (1.7m/170cms) tall and weighs around 56kgs (124lbs). Moreover, she has a banana-shaped body figure with a body measurement of 33-24-35 inches respectively. Likewise, she has a pair of light brown colored eyes with blonde hair color.



Julia Stiles studied in the Professional Children’s School located in New York and then in the Friends Seminary School located in Manhattan. For further studies, she joined and studied at Columbia University and certified with a degree in English literature.


Personal Life

Julia Stiles is wedded to Preston J. Cook. The two of them tied knots in the year 2015 and were blessed with a son, Strummer Newcomb.

Julia Stiles

Social: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Julia Stiles is active on social media. Her Instagram account (@missjuliastiles) has over 377 thousand followers and her Twitter account (@MissJuliaStiles) has over 81 thousand followers.




Julia Stiles made her debut in the world of entertainment with a small role in the 1996 American romantic drama movie, ‘I Love You, I Love You Not’. Following this role, she went on to star in movies like ‘The Devil’s Own’ and ‘Before Women Had Wings’ in the year 1997, ‘Wicked’ and ‘Wide Awake’ in the year 1998, ‘The 60’s’ and ’10 Things I Hate About You’ in the year 1999 and ‘Down to You’, ‘Hamlet’ and ‘State and Main’ in the year 2000.

In between the years 2001 and 2005, Julia Stiles can be seen in movies like ‘Save the Last Dance’, ‘The Business of Strangers’, ‘The Bourne Identity’, ‘Mona Lisa Smile’, ‘The Prince and Me’, ‘The Bourne Supremacy’, ‘Edmond’ and ‘A Little Trip to Heaven’. She once again starred as Nicolette ‘Nicky’ Parsons for the third time in the 2007 American action thriller movie, ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’ and for the fourth time in the 2016 American action thriller movie, ‘Jason Bourne’ with the other actor Riz Ahmed.

Furthermore, she earned three different nominations including one award for her role as Veronica in the 2012 American romantic comedy-drama movie, ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ in which she starred alongside actors like Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. The years 2013, 2014, and 2015 were filled with movies like ‘Between Us’, ‘Out of the Dark’ and ‘The Great Gilly Hopkins’. In 2016, Julia Stiles starred alongside actors like Josh Charles and Avan Jogia in the 2016 American Hong Kong thriller drama movie, ‘The Drowning’ and played the role of Lauren Seymour.

In the years 2017 and 2019, she can be seen playing the roles of Rachel and Elizabeth in movies like ‘Trouble’ and ‘Hustlers’. Moreover, she will also be appearing in upcoming movies like ‘The God Committee’ and ‘Orphan: First Kill’ but the cast has not been revealed.

Julia Stiles


Julia Stiles made her debut on television when she appeared as Erica Dansby for six episodes of the 1993 American children’s mystery television series, ‘Ghostwriter’. Likewise, she has performed for an episode each in series like ‘Promised Land’ in 1996, ‘Chicago Hope’ in 1997, ‘Punk’d’ in 2004, and ‘The City’ in 2009.

She also won numerous nominations with the role of Lumen Pierce in the 2010 American crime drama mystery television series, ‘Dexter’. Likewise, in the years 2012, 2013, and 2014, she appeared in the series ‘Midnight Sun’, ‘The Makeover’ and ‘The Mindy Project’ respectively. Her current role comes in the form of the leading role of Georgina Clios in the 2017 television drama, ‘Riviera’.



Julia Stiles won the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards’ Most Promising Actress award for her work in ’10 Things I Hate About You’. She also won the Choice Actress award and the Choice Fight Scene award for her work in ‘Save the Last Dance’ in the year 2001. Likewise, she has won 11 other awards on numerous occasions for her amazing performances.


Net Worth

As of the year 2021, Julia Stiles has an approximate net worth of $13 million.