Kat Dennings

Kat Dennings - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 11, 2023

Kat Dennings is an American Actress. Kat Dennings is a famous Hollywood actress & television personality who started her acting career with HBO’s most famous show ‘Sex in the City‘ since then her career took off.

Early Life and Childhood

Kat Dennings is 35 years old. She was born on June 13, 1986, in Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania, United States. Her birth name is Katherine Victoria Litwack. Ellen Judith Litwack is her mother and Gerald J.Litwack is her father. Her mother is a poet and speech therapist. Likewise, her father is a molecular pharmacologist, college professor, and chairman.

Dennings is the youngest of 5 children. Her family’s ethnic background is Ashkenazi Jewish. She has a brother named Geoffrey S. Litwack and a sister named Debbie. She is presently thirty-three years old and her birth sign is Gemini. She is ethnically and culturally affiliated with Judaism. Likewise, she also practices Transcendental Meditation. Knitting is her favorite hobby and she began a knitting club titled ‘The Yarn and the Restless’ with UFC champion Ronda Rousey.

Kat loves all animals and cannot decide on a favorite. She also loves Shojo Manga. One of her big passion in life is writing. In 2009, she co-wrote a screenplay with her brother.


Caption: Kat Dennings family with maternal grandfather.
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Except for the disbursal of a half-day at Friends’ Central School, she was homeschooled by her parents. She graduated high school early at the age of 14. Furthermore, her family moved to Los Angeles, California to support Kat acting full-time.

Kat Dennings- Professional Life

She began appearing in commercials when she was 10 and later began acting full-time after relocating to Los Angeles with her family and adopting the surname ‘Dennings.’ Her first acting job was in an ad for potato chips.

Kat Dennings debuted on television as an obnoxious 13-year-old in the episode ‘Hot Child in the City’ of HBO’s ‘Sex and the City’, in 2000. She then became a star in the short-lived WB sitcom Raising Dad from 2001 to 2002 as Sarah. She appeared in the 2002 Disney Channel film ‘The Scream Team’, followed by guest appearances in series such as ‘Without a Trace‘, ‘Less than Perfect’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘Clubhouse’ and ‘CSI: NY.’

Kat made the move to the large screen with supporting roles in Raise Your Voice (2004), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), and Big Momma’s House 2 (2006). Then she featured in roles in The House Bunny (2008) and Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008). She continues to act in feature films and is an avid video blogger. Since 2011, she has been a star with Beth Behrs in the CBS television series 2 Broke Girls (2011).

In mid-2012, She filmed the independent feature Suburban Gothic, playing a small-town bartender. She reprised her role in the 2013 film ‘Thor: The Dark World.’ She worked on the film and 2 Broke Girls at the same time, flying to London to film for 6 months between breaks on her CBS sitcom.


Caption: Kat Dennings starred in the Hulu series. Source: Moviehole

2018 onwards

In 2018, it announced that Dennings would star as Abby in the comedy film Friendsgiving. She is set to star in the lead role in the Hulu comedy series Dollface, which is set to premiere in November 2019. She will also restore her role as Darcy Lewis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Similarly, Kat will be having a starring role in the Disney Plus superhero series Wanda Vision, which is set to premiere in December 2020.

Some other works of Kat Dennings are The Simpsons, Big Mouth, Drunk History, Hollywood Adventures, The Newsroom, To Write Love on Her Arms, American Dad!, Daydream Nation, The Answer Man, The 40-year-old Virgin, etc. Kat also appeared in Hanson’s music video for the single Get the Girl Back. Most of the characters that Kat played are rebellious daughters of age 15 or 16. Moreover, Kat is near-sighted.

Her upcoming film Friendsgiving will be released in 2020 where she has played the role of Abby. Similarly, she will be also appearing in the television series WandaVision in the role of Darcy Lewis.

Kat Dennings – Awards and Nominations

For her movie Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist in 2008, Kat was nominated for Satellite Award in the category Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical in 2008 and MTV Award for Breakthrough Performance Female in 2009. She was also nominated for the People’s Choice Award in 2014. She also ranked no.33 in AIM.com’s “100 Celebs Under 25.” Therefore, she has also been listed among Moviefone’s Hottest 25 stars under the age of 25.

Furthermore, she has been ranked 16th in People magazine’s “25 Beauties (and Hotties) at 25″ list in 2011. And ranked 30th in Ask men’s top 99”. Moreover, in the year 2012, Kat won the Crystal Reel Awards for “Best Actress”. It was for her role in To Write Love on Her Arms. Kat has been nominated for several other awards like MTV Movie Award in 2009.

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Caption: Kat Dennings receiving People’s Choice Awards. Source: Indian Express

Relationship Status and Rumors

Kat is currently single and she hasn’t been married before. However, she was romantically connected to several people in the past. Among them is her affair with actor Ira David. Another one is with actor Nick Zano, who is a fellow actor she met on the 2 Broke Girls set. She began dating singer Josh Groban, a musician. They were introduced by Beth Behrs in 2014. However, they broke up mutually in mid-2016.

There were rumors that Kat dated Tom Hiddleston and Ryan Gosling. However, those are not true information.

Body Measurements

She is 5 feet 4 inches tall in height and is 58 kg. Blue is her eye color and Dark Brown is her Hair color. She has a beautiful body structure with 37-26-34 measurements and her bra size is 34DD, shoe size is 7 (US). Her chest size is 97 cm, her Waist size is 68 cm and her Hips size is 90 cm.

Kat Dennings – Net Worth 2023

Kat’s net worth is estimated at around $12 million. However, she hasn’t disclosed her salary yet.

Social Media

Dennings blogged from January 2001 till February twenty, 2010, on her website and transitioned into video blogging on YouTube. She is available on Twitter with 1.12 million followers. Also on Facebook with 6 million and on Instagram with 3.5 million followers. She also has YouTube channels with 50.7K subscribers.