Katharine McPhee was born on March 25, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Katharine Hope McPhee. She is an American actress, singer, and songwriter, known for Smash (2012), The House Bunny (2008) and Shark Night 3D (2011). She has been married to David Foster since June 28, 2019. In May 2006, she was the runner-up on the fifth season of American Idol. Her self-titled debut album was released on RCA Records on January 30, 2007, and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200, selling 381,000 copies.