About Kate

Kate is the director and founder of katewaterhouse.com. She is also a journalist, media personality, television presenter, radio talent, children’s author and dedicated mum of two girls.

Since 2018, Kate has been a fashion and colour reporter for Channel 7 Racing for both Sydney and Melbourne racing carnivals, where she reports on trackside fashion and interviews the biggest celebrities and sporting identities.

Hailing from Australian racing royalty, Kate Waterhouse has grown up in the media spotlight. She is the daughter of leading thoroughbred trainer Gai Waterhouse and leading bookmaker Rob Waterhouse and her grandfathers are racing legends Tommy “TJ” Smith and Bill Waterhouse.

In 2022 Kate released her first children’s book. Sophia the Show Pony. Which has since become a best seller in Australia. Kate’s journalism career began when she was the Style Editor for the Sunday Telegraph, after which she was appointed the Fashion Editor for The Sun-Herald where she reported on the latest fashion news and current trends. For several years Kate also had her own weekly Date with Kate column, featured in The Sun-Herald where she interviewed local and international celebrities, such as Kim Kardashian, Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Cameron Diaz, Miranda Kerr, Baz Luhrmann and Elle Macpherson.

After going freelance, Kate started her website katewaterhouse.com. The website has quickly become a go-to fashion destination in Australia, with Kate reporting on fashion, trends, beauty and lifestyle as well as featuring candid celebrity interviews.

Kate has also contributed works to various magazine publications and websites such as vogue.com.au, The Australian Women’s Weekly and Germany’s Vanity Fair where she had the worldwide exclusive interview with the King of Tonga during his coronation.

In 2014, Kate was one of five main cast members of the reality show Fashion Bloggers on Foxtel’s E! Channel which ran for two seasons and followed the fast-paced lives of Australia’s top independent fashion bloggers.

Kate has an extensive following across social media and is a content creator for many local and international brands in the areas of fashion, beauty and lifestyle. She is currently an ambassador for Lexus Australia and she has worked with the likes of David Jones, Chaumet jewellery, Clarins skincare, Jaeger-LeCoultre watches, Ralph Lauren, Christian Louboutin, Gucci and many more. She is represented by AK Collective management.