Kathryn Dawn “Kat” Dennings is an American actress and voice actress.
Some of her best-known roles are in Thor: The Dark World, 2 Broke Girls, Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn, Nickelodeon’s WandaVision, and Big Mouth. Born on June 13, 1986, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States.
She started her acting career at the age of 10 by starring in minor roles on Broadway.
|Katherine Victoria Litwack
|Also Known as
|June 13, 1986
|Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
|Los Angeles, CA
|Home-schooled; Friends’ Central School
|36 years old
|5 ft 3 inch (160 cm)
|128 lbs (58 kg)
|7 (US) 38 (EU)
Early Life of Kat Dennings
Kat Dennings was born on June 13, 1986, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.
Her father was a professor and molecular pharmacologist, while her mother was a poet. She grew up with 5 siblings, two of whom are known to the public. Her brother is Geoffrey S. Litwack, and her sister is Debbie Litwack.
Aside from being homeschooled by her parents, she also spent half a day at Friends’ Central School and graduated high school at age 14.
The Career of Kat Dennings
Kat Dennings began her television career at the age of 10, gaining experience as a commercial actor in HBO’s Sex and the City when she was 13.
She simultaneously booked to appear on and star in WB’s sitcom Raising Dad as Sarah Stewart. This driven teenager battles her “working dad.”
Since then, she has been seen in movies such as The Scream Team and plays recurring roles on shows such as Crime Scene Investigation (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation), NY(CSI: NYC), and Less than Perfect.
Her breakthrough role came in 2004 when she starred as Sloane, a piano student in the HBO series Raise Your Voice.
Kat has since appeared in a number of notable films and television shows, including Thor, which was released in May 2011.
Kat was featured in various movies, including The Answer Man, Big Momma’s House 2, and Defendor as a crack-addicted prostitute.
In 2010 she starred in the comedy movie Let Go alongside Sienna Guillory. That same year, Kat made her debut as a voice actress with the animated sitcom American Dad!.
Kat also had a role in another TV series called ‘2 Broke Girls’ (starring Beth Behrs), which earned her multiple rewards such as nominations for Emmy Awards. Her film credits include work in the 2012 drama film ‘To Write Love on Her Arms’ alongside Chad Michael Murray and Rupert Friend.
She also reprised her role as Darcy Lewis in ‘Thor: The Dark World and voice roles mainly placed in large productions like ‘Robot Chicken,’ Big Mouth,’ and ‘The Simpsons.’
She has also been nominated for and won various awards throughout her career, including the Best Actress-Motion Picture Drama award for her role in Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist.
Personal Life of Kat Dennings
From 2011 to 2013, Kat started dating Nick Zano, her 2 Broke Girls co-star. Nick played Johnny, Max’s friend, and crush. This also sparked a romance in real life, and the two actors began a relationship with one another. However, in 2013 their relationship ended rather abruptly, just as it did on camera.
Then, Dennings and the singer-songwriter Josh Groban dated for about two years. The two were seen together being affectionate in public. Kat talked about how talented and amazing her boyfriend is on her talk show Ellen Degeneres. But, the two broke up after two years of dating.
She has also had a two-and-a-half-year relationship with actor Ira David Wood IV and been romantically linked to her Thor co-star Tom Hiddleston.
However, all rumors and past relationships don’t matter since her engagement to Andrew WK in May 2021.
Dennings is currently living a happy life with her fiancé, Andrew WK.
Kat Dennings’ Net Worth
Kat Dennings is a popular actress known for appearing in some big-budget Hollywood movies and TV series.
The star of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls, Dennings, has an estimated net worth of $25 million. To date, she’s earned a total of $20 million from the show since 2012.
In addition to this television series, she also earns money by providing voiceover work in three episodes of The Simpsons, as well as appearing in Happy Endings and numerous other films.
The majority of her income comes from her voiceover work on the popular American animated series because it seems she will be a member of the cast for years to come!