She is the daughter of director John Wright and author L.R. Wright. Katey has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theater from the University of British Columbia. Immediately after graduating, she began working in major roles in film and television, starting with the lead role in a Canadian anthology series called Lies From Lotus Land. A gifted stage performer, Katey has played leading roles in plays and musicals on professional stages across Canada. Also in demand as a voice actor, Katey has voiced hundreds of commercials, as well as animation, video games and radio drama.