Ineke Ten Kate is an actress, painter, and also sculptor who hails from the Netherlands. Ineke Ten Kate is more popular as the wife of the famous Dutch actor, Rutger Hauer. The actress has been present in several movies like Cyrano de Bergerac and Het Uur van de wolf and has also been doing sociworkrks.
Table of Biography
Ineke Ten Kate was born in the year 1949, in the Netherlands. As of now, her age must be seventy-three years old. Similarly, the actress holds a Dutch nationality and is of the same ethnicity. Also, she follows the Christian religion. As for education, the celebrity spouse must have completed her high school education. She must have joined the high school which is located in Netherland only. Further information regarding the actress’s parents, childhood, and education is still missing.
Career and Professional Life
The actress became popular she showed her amazing skills in the movies, Cyrano De Bergerac in the year 1875, and Het our Van de wolf in the year 1995. However, the credit for her popularity goes to her late husband, Rutger Hauer. Ineke Ten has also organized various exhibitions to show her paintings and her sculptures as well. Moreover, she also organizes fundraising events and programs in several cities in the Netherlands.
She also has and has been donating the money she collects from her exhibitions to charity. Her husband was also active in the same field. In addition, Ten Kate was present in the headlines right after Rutger Hauer passed away due to an illness on 19th July 2019. The actress together with her husband was often used to appear together at some public events and functions.
Her husband’s career
Rutger Hauer was a very talented and famous Dutch actor. He got the name the Best Dutch Actor of the Century in the year 1999 by the Dutch public. The actor started his acting career in the year 1969. He got his first role in the Dutch TV series “Floris” and rushed to get the main character in Turkish Delight in the year 1973. It was marked as the Best Dutch Film of the Century in the year 1999. After collecting international popularity together with “Soldier of Orange” in the year 1977 and “Spetters” in the year 1980, he went on to take part in American movies like “Nighthawks” in 1981 and in “Blade Runner” in 1982.
Rutger’s work in Blade Runner promoted him to play in “The Osterman Weekend” in the year 1983, also in “Blind Fury” in 1989, “Ladyhawke” in the year 1985, “The Hitcher” in 1986, and “The Legend of the Holy Drinker” in the year 1988. From the 1990s onwards, the actor went on to work in several low-budget movies. He was also getting supporting roles in the movies like “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” in the year 1992, “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” in 2002, “Batman Begins” in 2005, “Sin City” in the year 2005, and also in “The Rite” in 2011. Then, the actor was getting more popular for his performances in commercials as well.
While he was getting to the end of his acting career, Hauer got back to Dutch cinema. He even became the winner of the Rembrandt Award for Best Actor in the year 2012 for his performance as the main character in “The Heineken Kidnapping” in 2011. In addition, the actor was supporting environmentalist sources and was also a part of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Rutger Hauer is the founder of an AIDS awareness organization and its name is the Rutger Hauer Starfish Association. In the year 2013, the actor became a knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion.
The talented actress painter and sculptor has a decent amount of net worth of around $720 thousand. Ineke gains wealth from the events, shows, interviews, and movies she has appeared in. In addition, she has also been contributing a good amount of money as donations and funds. On the other hand, her late husband had a stunning net worth of $16 million which he has been earning from his only career as an actor. As of now, Ten Kate is residing in the Netherlands with a peaceful and luxurious life.
Ineke Ten Kate and Rutger Hauer have been in a romantic relationship from the year 1968. Their wedding was on 22nd November 1985. The pair were also very good friends in the entertainment industry before getting into a romantic relationship. She and Rutger Hauer does not have any kids together even after being in a strong marital relationship for so many years. However, the actress has a step-daughter, Aysha Hauer from her husband’s previous marriage with Heidi Merz. At the age of 75, on July 19, 2019, her husband Rutger passed away, and currently, she is a widow.
In addition, their daughter, Aysha Hauer is also a talented actress. As of now, the talented actress is single or also a widow and busy remembering and cherishing her numerous memories together with Rutger. Moreover, the celebrity spouse is also an animal lover. Apart from this, the actress has never been involved in any negative rumors and controversial matters. Also, there is no more information about her previous relationships.
Regarding the actress’s physical appearance, Ineke is 5 feet 4 inches or 163 cm or else 1.63 m tall. Ten Kate weighs around 60 kg or 132 lbs. Similarly, the actress wears a shoe size of 6.5 (UK). The celebrity’s wife also has a pair of black eyes with white hair. Since the actress is aging, she must be facing some health problems. The celebrity actress also has a fair complexion with a slim body type. Ten Kate is as beautiful as she was in her early days.
Talking about the actress’s presence on social media platforms, she is quite active there. The actress has an Instagram account with a very limited number of followers. As of now, it seems like the actress is no longer using her Instagram account. In addition, the actress’s husband was also not active on social media platforms. Even after being public figures, the couple has been quite secretive but some of their information gets automatically out. As of now, the celebrity spouse must be relaxing in her old age.