Catherine Paiz is a popular YouTube star, model and fitness model, who has a strong following on Instagram. Along with her husband, Austin McBroom, she has introduced the world to the ACE family.
Early life and family
Catherine was born in Montreal, Canada on 24 August 1990, but was raised in Los Angeles, California US A. She has Panamanian blood in her, but it’s not clear which side of her family that ethnicity comes from, but possibly both. Information about her parents is not to be found despite efforts at snooping. She did, however, once reveal that her father raised her.
Catherine has a brother who is also famous on social medi – Ryan Johnston has more than 300,000 followers on Instagram.
Catherine was very active in school, though it’s not clear what school she attended as a youngster. She particularly enjoyed taking part in sports such as hockey, volleyball and soccer. She went on to graduate from St Louis University in 2012.
Catherine’s modelling career actually started when she was 16 years old, landing a job with the prestige Victoria’s Secret, the popular lingerie and womenswear company. After that, she worked at an ice cream parlour for a short while.
In 2013, Catherine modelled for Azzelia Swimwear and started to establish herself in the industry as a professional, and eventually top model. She also worked as a VIP manager at Arkadia Miami, but it’s not clear in what year she had this job.
Thanks to her modelling career, Catherine also landed acting roles. She made appearances in shows such as ‘You Can’t Have It’, ‘Monday Nights at Seven’ and ‘Lilin’s Brood’. During this time, she also focused on growing a stronger social media presence, posting photos of herself and soon got a huge following.
Catherine and her husband, Austin, also run a YouTube channel called ‘The ACE Family’. The channel is very popular and has more than 18 million subscribers; their videos rack up millions of views.
Hobbies, favourite things and interesting facts
It is claimed that Catherine underwent plastic surgery – she hasn’t addressed rumours about an alleged nose job, but as reported by ‘The Net Line’, the starlet did admit to undergoing a breast augmentation procedure. Catherine is Roman Catholic by religion, and has a first name that she doesn’t use.
Her father promised her mom’s foster mother that they would give their daughter her name. Catherine’s mother didn’t like the idea but her father felt he had to keep his word. Catherine was given the first name Dolores, but her mother insisted on addressing her as Catherine. Now, no one calls her Dolores, and few even know about the name.
Relationship with Austin McBroom
Catherine has been married to fellow YouTube star Austin McBroom for two years, but this was a well-kept secret for a long time.
Their relationship started in 2015 – they were attending St. Louis University at the same time, and after meeting at a party, Austin asked her out to dinner. Catherine wasn’t really dating at the time but decided to go out with him, but only after making him wait almost a month. A few days later, she invited him to go hiking with her, and soon they became an official couple. At first, Catherine did not think that her relationship with Austin would become serious or last very long. She had become used to relationships not working out but eventually had to admit to herself that she and Austin were meant to be.
Their first pregnancy wasn’t a planned. but the couple decided to keep the baby and started planning their family. The baby was born on 28 May 2016 and they chose the names Elle Lively.
A year later, in August 2017 Catherine and Austin became engaged. In February 2018, the family shared the news that they were expecting another member to join them soon. The expecting parents had fellow star Kylie Jenner to reveal the baby’s gender – it was a girl, and in October Alaïa was born.
It was only in 2020 that Catherine revealed that she and Austin had been married for two years already – none of her fans were aware of this development. They plan to have a ceremony that friends and family can attend.
In the meantime, Catherine changed her name on Instagram to show off her new last name. They are now expecting baby number three and according to reports, the couple is very excited. Currently, the family is living in Woodlands Hills, California. They shared a YouTube video about moving into their home, which is apparently valued at $10 million.
- Hair colour: Brown
- Eye colour: Hazel
- Height: 5 feet7 inches (1.68m)
- Weight: 125 lbs (57 kgs)
- Vital Statistics: 34-25-35
- Shoe Size: 8 (US)
- Bra Size: Unknown
- Star Sign: Virgo
As a family, it is estimated the family has a net worth of more than $10 million. Catherine’s personal net worth is believed to be around $750 000, which she’s earned from her Instagram account and modelling career.