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The world knows Kris Brkljač as the husband of successful actress Stana Katic, but very few of us know that he moved from Australia to America in search of better opportunities.
Kris Brkljac has come a long way from being a homeless 21-year-old in New York City to becoming wealthy and successful today.
Read the article to know about all the hidden details of Kris Brkljač.
|Kris Srboljub Brkljac
|Stana katic (m.2015)
|5 feet 8 inches
|Communication Media , Interactive Media Law
|Two brothers (Milan Brkljac and Dragoljub Brkljac)
|Date of Birth
|October 7, 1961
|Husband of Stana Katic
On October 7, 1961, Kris Brkljac opened his eyes in Sydney, Australia. His parents belonged to Lika, which was in former Yugoslavia, but before the birth of Kris, they decided to move to Australia for better opportunities.
He grew up on Australian lands along with his two brothers, Milan Brkljac and Dragoljub Brkljac. He belongs to the white ethnicity.
Having Serbian roots, Kris completed his education in Australia. After completing high school, he decided to move to the USA for higher studies. At that time, he was a teenager with dreams of becoming rich.
When Kris came to the USA, he enrolled in a Communication Media degree, and after completing the degree with good grades, he got admission in law degree.
Meanwhile, he tried his luck in business and experienced a lot of challenges during that period. The entrepreneur had to get loans to solve his problems and even slept on the streets at the age of 21 as he could not afford a decent roof for himself.
Finally, his will and determination overcame all the obstacles, and he successfully managed to collect a decent amount of money by selling his own company.
Meanwhile, he found a decent job in a software company called Dispute Suite located in Florida. His hard work got acknowledged by his company executives, and they made him the Vice President of Sales.
According to Kris, “It’s all about who is directing your movie, and my movie was about being successful without any excuses.”
He also tried his luck in a new field, credit, and eventually became one of the top gurus in this field.
“It was new and unchartered waters for me. I was talking to people every day who were struggling to develop an effective and relevant strategy. It was a perfect fit, and I was excited to help”.
Besides this, he also owns his own company that deals with international sales and development.
Love Life And relationship
Kris’s relationship journey feels like a movie, just like his career. Kris was close friends with Mark Katic, Stana’s brother, as they both worked in the same company and shared the same interests.
Because of Mark, Stana and Kris came to know each other. As Stana was a famous actress in the 2000s, they kept their relationship hidden from the prying of media and tabloids.
They split briefly due to some unknown circumstances but soon realized they were meant for one another and mended their relationship.
At the 2012 Elton John Academy Awards, Stana and Kris were spotted together. They were also seen together at the screening party in Los Angeles in February 2012, but the media was unsure about their relationship.
After spending a long time together, they decided to make their relationship official by engaging in 2014. The couple tied the knot at a Serbian Orthodox monastery on the Dalmatian coast in Croatia as they both have Croatian roots. The wedding ceremony was attended by their close friends and family. Stana Katic chose April 25, 2015, date for their wedding, precisely one day before her birthday.
Stana representatives announced the news to the public by sharing the couple’s photo wearing the ring.
Before her marriage, there were rumors that Stana had developed feelings for Nathan Fillion, who was working with Stana in the famous crime drama Castle. These rumors ended once for all when the news of their wedding surfaced in the media. Now the couple enjoys happy married life in America.
Kris Wife Stana Katic Biography
Stana Katic is a renowned Canadian-American actress and producer. Like her husband, Stana also belongs from a Serbian-Croatian background. Born on April 26, 1978, Stana is 43 years old.
She gained mainstream recognition by playing the role of Kate Beckett in the romantic crime series Castle (2009–2016), which was aired on ABC television. She also appeared as Agent Emily Byrne in Season Absentia from 2017–2020. Besides these, her notable Television and Film projects include,
- Acid Freaks: She played the role of Annie, and it was released in 1999
- Shut-Eye: In this movie, she appeared in the role of Angela, and this movie hit the market in 2003
- Pit Fire: In this movie, she played the character of Marianne, and it was released in 2005
- Feast of Love: In this project, she performed the character of Jenny, and it came to market in 2007.
- The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice: This movie came to market in 2008, and Stana appeared in the role of Simone Renoir.
- Stiletto: In this movie, she played the role of Raina, and it was released in 2008.
- The Spirit: In this movie, Stana appeared in the role of Morgenstern, and this project was released in 2008.
- Quantum of Solace (James Bond Movie): Stana inspired the public in the role of Corrine Veneau, and this movie hit the market in 2008.
- Truth About Kerry: She appeared as Emma in this movie, and it was released in 2010
- For Lovers Only: Stana played the character of Sofia, and this was released in 2011
- Superman: Unbound: In this film, she appeared as Lois Lane, and it was released in 2013.
- Lost in Florence: Stana played the role of Anna in this movie, and this movie hit the market in 2017.
- The Possession of Hannah Grace: Stana graced the movie by playing the role of Lisa Roberts, and this project came to market in 2018.
- Justice Society: World War II: Stana voiced the role of Wonder Woman, and it was released in 2021.
Kris and his wife Stana Katic will celebrate their seventh anniversary on 25th April, and both currently live in a beautiful mansion in Los Angeles.
Husband of Stana Katic definitely knows how to balance life and work and often loves to go on different adventure trips with his loving wife.
Their trip to Greece in 2014 created a lot of buzz in the media as the actress shared pictures of their beautiful adventure on social media.
After their marriage, the couple still manages to take time from their busy schedule to visit their friends and family in Australia, the US, and Europe.
According to sources, Kris’s net worth will be $12 million by 2022. Due to his career and hard work as a businessman, he has amassed a modest fortune. Besides working in a company, he also owns his own firm. Combining all his earnings, his annual salary is estimated to be $69,388. On the other hand, his wife Stana has earned a fortune of $12 million from her acting career.
Stana’s husband Kris’s appearance is not less than a movie hero, as he stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches which suits his 70 kg weight perfectly. In addition, the handsome hunk has glorious dark brown eyes and brownish hair.
Unlike his wife, Stana, Kris avoided the media spotlight, and his social media accounts are not active. Don’t worry; you can have all the updates about his whereabouts from his wife, who is pretty active on social media.
Lesser-known Facts About Kris Brkljač
- At the age of 21, Kris was homeless, and he used to live on New York City streets.
- The 60 years old Kris met his wife, Stana Katic, through her brother. The couple enjoyed a long relationship before tying the knot with his wife in 2015.
- Kris is very close to his wife and family.
- Kris also tried his luck in acting by performing in the film “Lost in Florence”, along with his wife, Stana.
- He began his career in software company disputes in late 2006 in Florida and is currently enjoying the position of Vice President in the firm.
- Kris also owns a reputable company in Los Angeles, California.