Oscars royalty: Cate Blanchett’s wins, nominations and iconic red carpet moments

The Australian actress' name is practically synonymous with the awards ceremony...

One of Hollywood’s most prestigious events has just wrapped up: the Academy Awards – more commonly known as the Oscars!

But as cinephiles and fashion enthusiasts pore over the 2024 red carpet and awards ceremony, The Weekly is looking back and exploring Australian actress Cate Blanchett’s relationship with the Oscars…

Renowned for both her unparalleled acting prowess and impeccable sense of style, it makes sense that Cate is often associated with the Oscars.

Here’s everything you need to know about Cate Blanchett and the Oscars, including how many prestigious gold statuettes she’s won and her best red carpet looks.

Has Cate Blanchett won a Best Actress Oscar?

Yes, Cate won the Best Actress Oscar in 2014 for her role in Blue Jasmine.

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How many Oscars does Cate Blanchett have?

Cate has two Oscars, as of 2024. She won Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Aviator in 2005 and, as previously mentioned, Best Actress for her role in Blue Jasmine in 2014.

How many times has Cate Blanchett been nominated for an Oscar?

Cate’s been nominated eight times for an Oscar. Her two wins are listed above but her other nominations – that she ultimately lost – include:

  • Best Actress for her role in Elizabeth in 1991
  • Best Supporting Actress for her role in Notes on a Scandal in 2007
  • Best Supporting Actress for her role in I’m Not There in 2008
  • Best Actress for her role in Elizabeth: The Golden Age in 2008
  • Best Actress for her role in Carol in 2016
  • Best Actress for her role in Tár in 2023

Will Cate Blanchett attend the 2024 Oscars?

Sadly, Cate did not attend the 2024 Oscars. But here are her best Oscars red carpet looks from previous years…


Cate stunned at the 2023 Academy Awards in this blue and black silk gown from Louis Vuitton.

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In 2016, Cate looked like a modern-day Cinderella in this beautiful Armani dress.

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The night Cate won her first Best Actress Oscar, she wore this Armani Privé dress, which was embellished with US$100,000 worth of Swarovski crystals. Talk about elegance!

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In 2005, the night Cate won the first Oscar of her career, she wore a lovely yellow gown by Valentino.


For her first ever Oscars ceremony in 1999, Cate wore a chic John Galliano gown.

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