Catherine Mcdonnell is an American businesswoman who is well-known for being the wife of professional Spanish basketball player Pau Gasol. She was a normal independent working woman before marrying a famous basketball player. She became the center of attraction after meeting Paul.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Catherine Mcdonnell
Birth Date
22nd May 1989
Birth Place
United States
FatherDennis McDonell
MotherCeleste McDonnell
SiblingsMikey McDonell
University of Southern California
Zodiac Sign
Height5 feet 7 inches
Weight53 kgs
Body Measurements
34-24-33 inches
Sexuality Straight
SpousePau Gasol
ChildrenElisabet Gianna Gasol (2020)
Social Media
Twitter, Instagram, Linked In
Net Worth$1 million
Catherine Mcdonnell
Source: Instagram


Mcdonnell was born on 22nd May 1989 in the United States. She is the daughter of Celeste McDonnell and Dennis McDonell. She grew up with her brother Mikey McDonell. She has the birth sign Gemini. She has American nationality and white ethnicity. Looking at her early pictures, we can see that she had a wealthy upbringing.

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Mcdonnell is an educated and hardworking woman. She completed her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California in Communication and Business. She had an excellent grade of 3.9 GPA completing 4 years course in 3 years with Magna Cum Laude and High Honors. She then completed her Master’s from the same university with a 3.85 GPA in Business and Communication Management.


How did Catherine start her Career?

Mcdonnell is a self-dependent woman. She started as an assistant from the company Singer Associates Public Relations and Public Affairs in 2007. In 2010, she interned for sales and marketing at Showtime Networks Inc. The same year, she landed the work as a reporter for ABC News.

After working for a year for ABC News, she started working with Reporter Jane Yamamoto as a broadcast journalist for Fox Television. After working as a journalist for a year and 6 months, she joined Innovative Dining Group, where she worked as a project manager till 2013 and as a social media manager till 2014.

In 2014, Catherine Mcdonnell started her job at Guggenheim Partners in New York as a Vice President. After working in the company for more than 2 years, she joined TESS Research Foundation in 2016. As of 2021, she is still serving in the company as a Director of Communications.


Who is Mcdonnell married to?

Catherine Mcdonnell dated Pau Gasol for several years before exchanging their vows. The couple got engaged in 2016 and tied their knot in 2019.

The couple not only had one ceremony but several ceremonies in different locations. At their wedding, only close friends and family were present. In 2020, the couple was blessed with a beautiful daughter named Elisabet Gianna Gasol.

Catherine Mcdonnell with her new born daughter and husband
Catherine with her husband and newborn daughter                Source: Instagram

Her husband was close with the late basketball player, Kobe Bryant. Their daughter was named after Bryant’s late daughter Gianna. The godmother of their daughter’s name is Bryant’s wife, Vanessa Bryant.

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Body Measurement

Catherine Mcdonnell is 32 years old as of 2021. She is a beautiful woman. She has a slim and tall body build though she may appear too small in front of her husband, who is 2.15 meters tall. She is 5 feet 7 inches tall and has a bodyweight of 53 kgs.

She has an amazing body proportion measuring 34-24-33 inches. She has blonde hair and hazel eyes. She loves to flaunt her body, and she takes extra care of her appearance. Despite being a mother, she has able to maintain her body amazingly.


Social Media

Catherine Mcdonnell is active on Instagram on Twitter. She has over 800 followers on Twitter which she has kept private, but @CatMcDonnell7 can connect her. She can be better known from her Instagram, where @catmcdonnell7 can access her. She has over 108 thousand followers. She also has her Linked In account with over 500 connections.

Catherine Mcdonnell with her husband
Catherine and Pau Gasol Source: Instagram

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What is Mcdonnell’s Current Net Worth?

Catherine has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021. She makes her own earnings and is an independent woman. Her husband is also a well-known player with a net worth of $65 million. Being the wife of a millionaire, we can say that Mcdonnell is living a luxurious lifestyle.

Despite being rich, she hasn’t stopped making her own earnings. She is maintaining her work as well as parental life quite professionally.


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