From Model to Mom: The Life of Catherine McBroom

March 22, 2024
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Who is Catherine McBroom?

She’s a former model and television presenter, who rose to prominence after marrying a professional college basketball player, however, Catherine McBroom is also a social media star, with nearly 7.5 million followers on her Instagram account. She tried her luck as an actress, and is perhaps known best for her roles in the movies “Monday Nights t Seven” and “You Can’t Have It”.

However, according to her, Catherine is most satisfied with her role as a mother. To learn more about her, her rise to prominence, and what is she doing now, let us tell you the naked truth about Catherine’s life.

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Early life, family, and education

Her birth name is Dolores Catherine Johnston Paiz, and she was born under the zodiac sign of Virgo on 24 August 1990, in Montreal, Canada, to Panamanian parents who gave her up for adoption – a Canadian couple took her and raised her as their own.

Catherine was into sports from an early age, and played soccer, volleyball and hockey. When it comes to her educational background, upon matriculating in 2008, she didn’t go to college but moved to China where she spent a few months before moving to Miami, Florida USA.


Modeling career

Catherine began modeling aged 16, and her first gig was modeling for the prestigious Victoria’s Secret. To provide for herself, she also worked at an ice cream parlor, then when she moved to Miami, Catherine worked as a manager at Arkadia Miami, and returned to modeling in 2013.

She was an Azzelia Swimwear model, which helped her, but her popularity grew after her relationship with a famous basketball player become public, gained her more modeling jobs, and established her as one of the top models in the industry.. Catherine landed her first movie roles, and then focused on growing her social media following, which brought her international fame, mostly thanks to her stunning photos.

Husband and children

Catherine met her future husband, Austin McBroom at a dinner party in 2015; he immediately fell head over heels for Catherine, who wasn’t feeling the vibe as much as he. Austin confessed his feelings to Catherine after she reluctantly agreed to go on a date with him.

Catherine didn’t believe that this relationship would last, however, seems that they were meant to be together. On 28 May 2016, Catherine gave birth to their first daughter they named Elle Lively, and a year later the two became engaged.

Their second daughter, Alaia, was born on 20 October 2018 – Catherine and Austin married secretly sometime that year in a private wedding ceremony held in their backyard, but only shared this info two years later. The same year, on 20 June, Catherine gave birth to the couple’s third child, son Steel.

Catherine and Austin said that they are planning a big wedding in the presence of their families and friends, however, as of March 2023, they haven’t disclosed when the wedding is going to happen.


The ACE Family

Catherine and her husband launched their YouTube channel entitled “The ACE Family”, on 10 January 2016, which is today subscribed to by over 18.5 million people, and all of their videos together have amassed more than 4.5 billion views. The success of their channel brought them a lot of fame and fortune.

The channel rapidly grew thanks to the challenge and hilarious prank videos that Catherine and Austin have been uploading. Their videos also feature vlogs, fun family times, and much more.

The number one most viewed video on “The ACE Family” channel is “THE BEST PROPOSAL OF ALL TIME!!! (JUMPING OUT OF A PLANE)” uploaded on 26 August 2017, which has been viewed over 40 million times. The video’s title speaks for itself.

The second most popular video on their channel is “THE OFFICIAL ACE FAMILY LABOR AND DELIVERY!!!” uploaded on 20 October 2018, which has attracted nearly 35 million views, and shows the birth of their second daughter.

The third most viewed is an official music video for the song “You’re My Ace” by The ACE Family, which has been viewed over 30 million times, and gained over 900,000 likes, although  Catherine and Austin said that this song was made just for fun.

Age, appearance, surgeries

Catherine is 32 years old. She is a natural brunette, although she dyes her hair blonde; the color of her eyes is green. When it comes to her height, she’s 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, weighs around 130lbs (60kgs), with vital statistics of 34-25-35.

Many of her followers suspected that Catherine underwent some sort of surgery, and she confirmed that she’s had a breast augmentation procedure. There have been rumors saying that Catherine has also had a nose job, however, she hasn’t commented on these assumptions.


How rich is Catherine McBroom?

In July 2022, Catherine and her husband faced numerous legal challenges. Allegedly, they lost ownership of their over $10 million worth mansion in Los Angeles, California after they received a notice of default in October 2021.

The cosmetic start-up, called TBL Cosmetics filed a lawsuit against Catherine, who was supposed to be the face of the company, and the contract said that she will promote the cosmetic line on her social media accounts –  according to TBL, Catherine conspired with a few other people to take over the management. Allegedly, she changed the passwords to all accounts related to the cosmetic line, which Catherine denied. The court case is still ongoing.

According to sources, as of March 2023, Catherine’s net worth has been estimated at $2 million.

Briefly about Catherine’s husband- Short Bio

Born under the zodiac sign of Taurus on 20 May 1992, Austin McBroom is aged 30 as of March 2023. He’s a native of Palmdale, California, and was raised in his hometown by his parents, Michale and Allen, alongside his brother, Landon, also a YouTuber.

Austin was into sports from an early age, and played football and basketball. Upon matriculating in 2010, he enrolled at Saint Louise University, where he played basketball for the Saint Louis Billikens team of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). He also played for the Central Michigan Chippewas and Eastern Washington Eagles.


However, he gained international fame thanks to his and Catherine’s family’s YouTube channel. He’s also a social media influencer with over nine million followers on his Instagram account.

When it comes to his personal life, he hasn’t spoken about his previous relationships before he met his future wife.

Olivia Wilson

As the Freelance Writer at Net Worth Post, I steer producing riveting stories about the lives and triumphs of influencers. With an unwavering commitment to precision and a flair for weaving compelling tales, I guide our content creation, from the depths of research to the pinnacle of narrative excellence. My responsibilities encompass the full spectrum of editorial management, including the meticulous investigation, narrative development, and upholding the integrity and high standard of our output.

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