This American actress who is popular for movies such as 2 Broke Girls and Thor: The Dark World may not necessarily be the most famous person on the screen but she has certainly got her place. Kat Dennings first began acting in 2000 and has since then appeared in a good number of movies and TV shows, thrilling the many fans she has garnered along the way.
Kat Dennings’ Biography
While we all know her as Kat Dennings, it was actually as Katherine Litwack that The 40-Year-Old Virgin star was born on June 13, 1986, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She was brought up in Bryn Mawr as the youngest in a family of five by her parents, Ellen Judith Litwack who was a poet and speech therapist, and Gerald J. Litwack.
Describing herself as socially weird, she only went to Friends Central for half a day, something she hated and had the rest of her education schooling at home. By the time she was 14, the actress had already completed her high school education.
With a mother in the creative world as a poet, Kat Dennings chose acting since the time she was very young and she began with an appearance in a commercial when she was just 10. As soon as she was through with her education, her family moved to Los Angeles to give her an opportunity to pursue her acting career. Though her parents did not completely support her acting career, she said was the worst idea for them.
It was after the move to LA that she decided to change her name from Katherine Litwack to Kat Dennings because she didn’t want to use her family name and she wanted to be sure of exactly when people really knew her.
Her first professional role as an actress was in 2000 when she was given a role in Sex and the City, appearing as the Hot Child in the City episode. Raising Dad (2001-2002) was her next gig, followed by The Scream Team (2002) and then Without a Trace (2003). Her most popular TV shows include 2 Broke Girls (2011-2017) and Big Mouth (2017).
Her first movie role came in 2004 in Raise Your Voice. In 2005, she acted in Down in the Valley, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and London. Big Momma’s House 2 (2006), Daydream Nation (2010), Thor: The Dark World (2013), and Suburban Gothic (2014) are alo some of the movies to her credit.
Apart from acting, Dennings started vlogging in 2001 but has been unable to sustain it as she left her YouTube channel without posting anything new since 2010, most likely because her career as an actress leaves very little time for anything else. Still, the channel has been able to get close to 50 thousand subscribers and over 3 million total views.
More so, being a good ambassador of neither smoking, drinking, nor being into any kind of drugs, Kat is also a writer and an avid reader who has been involved in things like blogging and knitting. In fact, she formed a knitting club with Ronda Rousey.
Kat Dennings Net Worth
Kat Dennings has a net worth that is estimated at $8 million. She has made a significant chunk of her fortune through her career as an actress.
There has never been a husband in the life of the actress since she has never been married. Nonetheless, she has been in a number of relationships in the past. The most popular relationship of the beautiful actress was with Josh Groban whom she met through her closest friend, Beth Behrs. The two dated from 2014 to 2016 before deciding to end it.
Before then, Kat Dennings also dated Nick Zano from 2011 to 2014. Her earliest public relationship was with Ira David Wood IV whom she dated from 2005 to 2008 and then Matthew Gray Gubler in 2007.
She has been rumored to have dated men like Drake, Tom Hiddleston, and Ryan Gosling.
Weight Loss Journey and Body Measurements
Dennings is not only a woman with great beauty, she is also one with a good body. With dark brown hair and blue eyes, she has a curvaceous figure, her height is 5 feet 5 inches (165cm) and her body weight is 140 pounds (64 kg). She wears shoe size 7 (US), dress size 10 (US), and a 34DD bra.
Kat had always maintained a full figure which had also looked good o her. Nonetheless, as she got older, she decided she might need to shed some weight and keep fit. To achieve this, she took to working out and dieting. She began the Fit Girls Guide’s 28 Day Jumpstart, which is a food challenge lasting for a month to help girls eat healthy food towards keeping fit. This is the main thing that has helped her in her weight loss journey.