Katharina Schratt Net Worth

Katharina Schratt Net Worth is
$11 Million

Katharina Schratt Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Katharina Schratt was born on September 11, 1853 in Baden, Lower Austria, Austrian Empire. She was an actress, known for Der Ochsenkrieg (1920). She was married to Nikolaus Kiss de Ittebe. She died on April 17, 1940 in Vienna, Austria.

Date Of BirthSeptember 11, 1853
Place Of BirthBaden, Lower Austria, Austrian Empire
SpouseNikolaus Kiss de Ittebe
Star SignVirgo
1Schratt's appearances and performances in the early 1880s at Hofburgtheater captivated Franz Joseph, and she was invited to perform for visiting Czar Alexander III of Russia. She soon became Franz Joseph's companion.
2After her return to Austria she became established at the Hofburgtheater in Vienna and she became one of the most popular theater actresses of Austria.
3She was rewarded with a generous lifestyle including a mansion on Vienna's Gloriettegasse, near the Schönbrunn Palace, and a three-story palace on the Kärntner Ring, just across from the Vienna State Opera. In addition, her gambling debts were paid by him.
4After acting lessons she made her professional stage debut in 1872 at the Viennese Theater-Akademie in Baden. In the same year she was engaged at the Hoftheater in Berlin. In the next years followed appearances at the Stadttheater in Vienna and in 1883 followed guest performances in New York.
5She retired from stage already in 1900. Thank to her friendship with the emperor Franz Josef I who supported her financially as well she was able to deal with her cost-intensive lifestyle.
6Schratt's relationship with the Emperor lasted for 34 years, but remained platonic.
7After the death of Franz Joseph, she lived completely withdrawn in her palace on the Kärntner Ring.
8The actress Katharina Schratt was already fascinated by the theater at the age of six but her parents were not enthusiastic about her interest. But she followed her dream and at the age of 15 she appeared on stage for the first time.
9Katharina Schratt was an Austrian actress who became "the uncrowned Empress of Austria" as a confidante of Emperor Franz Joseph.
10She married Hungarian aristocratic Nikolaus Kiss de Ittebe in 1879, and gave birth to a son, Anton, in 1880. Schratt and her husband separated due to incompatibility.
11In the 1930s, journalists bothered her to talk about her relationship with the late Emperor. Book companies asked her to write her memoirs, however Schratt would always say, "I am an actress not a writer and I have nothing to say, for I was never a Pompadour, still less a Maintenon.".
12Although she already lived in seclusion for many years Katharina Schratt accepted a role offer for a movie in 1920. In Franz Osten's "Der Ochsenkrieg" (1920) she played at the side of Thea Steinbrecher, Fritz Greiner, Lia Eibenschütz, Fritz Kampers and Ernst Rückert in her only movie.
13In her later years, Schratt became deeply religious. She died in 1940 at the age of 86. She was buried at Hietzinger Cemetery in Vienna.
14Katharina Schratt was the only daughter of an Office supplies dealer.
15It is said that Franz Joseph's wife Empress Elisabeth ( Sisi)actually promoted the relationship between the actress and the Emperor. After Elisabeth's murder in 1898, their relationship continued, with one interruption (1900/01, due to a difference in opinions), until his death in November 1916.
16She was one of Vienna's big stars at the Burgtheater, from 1883 to 1900. And the best best friend of Austria's King: Kaiser Franz Joseph I.

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