News

Meet Cate Blanchett’s husband, Andrew Upton

The couple have been married for 26 years…

In Hollywood, few names shine as brightly as Cate Blanchett’s.

Renowned for her unparalleled talent and captivating performances, Cate has cemented her status as one of the most esteemed actresses of our time.

Yet, amidst the glitz and glamour of Tinseltown, there’s a figure who stands beside her, providing unwavering support and companionship – her husband.

But who is Andrew Upton?

Read on to find out everything you need to know about Cate Blanchett’s husband Andrew, and to see their sweetest moments together…

When did Cate Blanchett marry her husband?

Cate and Andrew first crossed paths while working on a theatre production in Australia in the mid 1990s, and they ultimately tied the knot in December 1997.

What does Cate Blanchett’s husband do for a living?

Andrew Upton is an Australian playwright, screenwriter, producer and director.

Are Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton still married?

Yes, as of 2024 the couple are still happily married and share four children: three sons – Dashiell, 22, Roman, 19, and Ignatius, 16 – and a daughter Edith, 8. Cate and Andrew are the biological parents of their sons and adopted Edith in 2015.

Here are the couple’s sweetest moments!

01

When a special event was held in March 2024 in honour of Cate’s new role as Creative Director of Toku Saké, Andrew was there by her side (and making her laugh).

02

Cate and Andrew arrived at the 2023 Academy Awards together, looking very much in love. The actress was nominated for Best Actress for her role in Tár but ultimately lost to Michelle Yeoh.

03

Cate couldn’t resist wrapping her arms around Andrew during the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year awards, held in 2019.

04

The duo shared a loving look at the Broadway Opening Night After Party for The Present in 2017.

cate blanchett's husband

05

The couple looked so happy together at the Sydney Theatre Company 2012 season launch.

cate blanchett's husband

06

Cate and Andrew arrived at the Miramax Golden Globes after party hand in hand in 2005.

cate blanchett's husband

07

Andrew planted a loving kiss on Cate’s cheek during the opening night party for Hedda Gabler in 2004.

cate blanchett's husband

Related stories