Who is Katie Sarife?
Katie Sarife was born in McKinney, Texas USA, on 1 July 1993 – her zodiac sign is Cancer and she holds American nationality. She is an actress who might be known best for her portrayal of Daniela Rios in the 2019 mystery thriller horror movie “Annabelle Comes Home”, written and directed by Gary Dauberman, and which starred Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson and Mckenna Grace. The movie follows a teenager who, while babysitting Ed and Lorraine Warren’s daughter, accidentally awakens an evil spirit stuck inside a doll. The movie was nominated for three awards.
Early life and education
Katie was raised in McKinney alongside her siblings Alex, Mary and Emily, by their father Fernando Sarife, and their mother Shelly Miller.
Alex is a tennis player, while Katie’s other two siblings have also tried to venture into the film industry, but were not successful.
Katie attended McKinney High School, at which she became interested in acting and started practicing her skills at a community theatre. She was also dreaming about becoming a famous model, but eventually chose to focus on acting. Katie was physically active as she often played tennis with her friends and Alex, and did gymnastics. Upon matriculating in 2011, she chose not to pursue a college degree, but to focus on her acting career.
Roles in movies
Katie made her debut film appearance in 2011 when cast to portray Selena in the fantasy comedy “Teen Spirit”, written by David Kendall and Kathryn McCullough, directed by Gil Junger, and which starred Cassandra Scerbo and Carissa Capobianco.
The movie follows the most popular and mean girl at school who dies, and is then not allowed to enter heaven unless she helps the least popular girl win the title of Prom Queen.
The following year saw Katie portray Courtney in the drama “Abel’s Field” which failed to attract a lot of attention, and she also played Eliza in the musical “Zombies and Cheerleaders”, which follows the zombie kid Zed who has to hide the fact that he’s a zombie from his cheerleader girlfriend. In 2015, Katie portrayed Gina DeJesus in the biographical crime drama “Cleveland Abduction”, which follows a single mother who gets kidnapped by Ariel Castro and spends 11 years trapped at his house. The movie was nominated for an Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Motion Picture.
The following year saw Katie play Maria in the thriller “Twisted Sisters”, which received mixed reviews. Her most recent appearance in a movie has been in the 2020 short musical “Spencer Sutherland: Wonder” directed by Jason Lester and which starred Katie and Spencer.
Katie has been cast to appear in two movies – she’ll be portraying Kellyn Cage in the horror thriller drama “So Cold the River”, written and directed by Paul Shoulberg, and will play one of the lead characters Lillian in the comedy “Overshare”, written and directed by Salome Breziner.
Roles in TV series
Katie has been credited with appearing in four TV series. She made her debut TV series appearance in the 2012 episode “MTV Presents: Weekend at Bernie’s” of the comedy “Sketchy”, which attracted little attention but still received good reviews.
In 2014, she portrayed Marie in the episode “Fan Fiction” of the critically acclaimed fantasy horror drama “Supernatural”, which is about two brothers whose father was a hunter of supernatural beings, and who are now following in his footsteps. The series won 38 awards, and was nominated for 127 others including three Primetime Emmys. The year 2016 saw Katie appear in two episodes of the family comedy drama “Girl Meets World”, which was also popular having won three awards, while it was nominated for 20 others including three Primetime Emmys.
Since 2018, Katie has been portraying Sarah Hurley one of the lead characters in the comedy drama mini-series “Youth & Consequences”, created by Jason Ubaldi and which also stars Anna Akana and Sean Grandillo.
It’s about one of the most popular girls at Central Rochester High School who is struggling to stay on top. The series has won two awards, and been nominated for two others.
Love life and relationships
Katie is more or less secretive when it comes to her love life, but it’s known that she has been in a relationship since 2014. She met American actor Tyler Steelman in early 2014 when they were cast to appear together in a movie. Tyler asked her out on a date only a couple of days after meeting her, and the two have been together since.
Tyler was born in Antioch, California USA, on 10 August 1990 – his zodiac sign is Leo and he holds American nationality.
He’s been credited with appearing in 17 movies and TV series, while his most notable performance has been his portrayal of Ned Gold in the 2009 fantasy comedy movie “17 Again”, which starred Zac Efron and Matthew Perry, and won three awards while it was nominated for five others. Tyler has himself won three awards for his acting skills: a Platinum Remi Award, a Jury Award and an Audience Favorite Award, all for his performance in the 2019 romantic drama film “The Wake of Light”.
Neither Katie nor Tyler have talked about any other people they might had dated before meeting each other; as of January 2021, Katie is dating her long-term boyfriend Tyler Steelman, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Katie likes to listen to music – her father plays the guitar, and has been featured in one of her Instagram videos which shows him playing it on Father’s Day. Katie also plays the guitar, and credits her father with teaching her.
Katie is a fashionista and is trying to keep up with all the latest fashion trends. She goes shopping for clothes several times each week so she’s also a bit of a shopaholic.
She is a dog-lover and has a pet dog called Murphy, which can be seen featured in some of her Instagram pictures, and for which Katie has opened a separate Instagram account.
She is keen on travelling, and has been to a couple of US states to shoot for her movies and TV series, while her dream travel destination is Miami in Florida. Katie’s hoping to one day visit several European countries, especially Amsterdam in The Netherlands.
She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks and Emma Watson, while a couple of her favorite movies are “Titanic”, “Sleepless in Seattle” and the franchise “Harry Potter”.
Age, measurements and net worth
Katie’s age is 27. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 2ins (1.58m), she weighs around 112lbs (51kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-24-35.
As of January 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $300,000.