Kat Dennings

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Kat Dennings - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career

Kat Dennings is an American actress. She’s best recognized for her appearances in  2 Broke Girls (2011–2017), WandaVision (2021), and Marvel’s Thor series (2011, 2013, and 2022).

Other notable acting works under her name include The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Big Momma’s House 2 (2006), Charlie Bartlett (2007), The House Bunny (2008), Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008), Defendor (2009), and Suburban Gothic (2014).


Kat Dennings debuted as an actress as she appeared on the popular HBO TV series, Sex and the City (2000), as Jenny Brier.

She then starred in another TV series, Raising Dad (2001-2002) as Sarah Stewart, which was followed by her appearance in the television movie The Scream Team (2002).

In 2003, Kat acted again in Without a Trace and Less than Perfect.

This Gemini actress debuted in a big-screen movie back in 2004, when she played as Sloane for the movie Raise Your Voice.

Kat then appeared again as a movie actress for Down in the Valley (2005), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), London (2005), and Big Momma’s House 2 (2006).

Her career breakthrough began in 2008 when Kat gained popularity with her role as Norah Silverberg for Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist.

Because of that role, she then got nominated for various awards, such as Satelite Awards, MTV Movie Award, and also Teen Choice Award.

Kat continued her career in TV series by appearing in American Dad! (2009), 2 Broke Girls (2011-2017), and also The Newsroom (2014).

She got a big role as Darcy Lewis for Marvel’s production film, Thor (2011) which was followed by Thor: The Dark World (2013).

Later, Kat then expanded her acting role for Big Mouth (2017-2020), The Simpsons (2017), Dallas & Robo (2018), and WandaVision (2021).

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  • Real Name: Katherine Victoria Litwack
  • Stage Name: Kat Dennings
  • Nickname: Kat
  • Birthday: June 13, 1986
  • Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actress
  • Education:  Friends’ Central School.
  • Hobbies:  Knitting and painting
  • Facebook: Kat Dennings Official
  • Twitter: @OfficialKat
  • Instagram: @katdeningsss
  • TikTok: –
  • YouTube: –

Height, Weight, & Physical Appearance

  • Height: 161 cm (5’3″)
  • Weight: 58 Kg (128 lbs)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Body Measurements: 38-27-34 (Bust -38, Waist -27, and Hips -34 inches)
  • Shoe Size: 7 (US)
  • Dress Size: 6 (US)


  • Father: Gerald Litwack 
  • Mother: Ellen Litwack
  • Brother: Geoffrey S. Litwack 
  • Sister: Debbie Litwack 

Boyfriend & Dating History

Nick Zano

Towards the end of 2011, media reported that she’s dating Nick, who’s her co-star in 2 Broke Girls. In the sitcom series, they acted as friend and occasional crush.

It isn’t really clear when or why the couple broke up.

Josh Groban

Kat and Josh started dating 2014. E! News reported they make it official to the public in October that year, as they attended Beverly Hills’ Carousel of Hope Ball.

Unfortunately, the pair called it quits in summer 2016. A source told media that the decision to part ways was mutual and both “are still friends and care about each other.”

Andrew W.K

She’s rumored to have met and start dating in early 2021, during the pandemic. In May 2021, it’s revealed that the couple have become engaged.

Their relationship’s still going on strong.

Net Worth

As cited from multiple sources, her net worth is estimated to sit at $25 million. Kat appeared to have built her fortune mainly through acting.


For her best-known acting project, 2 Broke Girls (2011–2017) that ran six seasons, she’s reportedly getting paid $150 thousand per episode.

According to that salary report, it can be estimated that Kat earned approximately $20 million in total for the series. She also reportedly gained royalties as many as $50 million from Syndication.

Real Estate

She purchased a house in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, in 2013 from Katherine Power, a blogger and also her friend.

The house was sold for $1.85 million in 2016.

Kat’s current house is located in San Rafael, San Fransisco Bay, California that’s worth $1 million. The total land area of this property is 8,000 sq ft.

The house is said to feature 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and plenty of amenities.


  • Kat Dennings said that Judaism is one of the important things of her history, but actually, religion is not a part of her life.
  • She considers herself more becoming cultural and ethnic than religious.
  • She doesn’t smoke and drink.
  • Kat doesn’t like to be around people who smoke and drink.
  • She practices Transcendental Meditation.
  • Kat lives with her cat, Millie, in Los Angeles.
  • Kat is an animal welfare supporter.
  • She idolizes her own boyfriend, Andrew W.K. since 2014.
  • Her mother works as a speech therapist and poet.
  • Her father is a chairman, college professor, and pharmacologist.
  • She grew up in Penn Cottage.
  • Kat revealed that her house in Penn Cottage, which was built in 1694, was haunted.
  • She said that her family never had enough money to afford her formal acting lesson.
  • She had been homeschooled for a long time.
  • Kat moves to Los Angeles at the age of 14 with her family.
  • Her ideal type is…
  • Her net worth is around $25 million.

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  • Friendsgiving (2020), as Abby
  • Hollywood Adventures (2015), as cameo
  • Suburban Gothic (2014), Becca Thompson
  • Thor: The Dark World (2013), as Darcy Lewis
  • To Write Love on Her Arms (2012), as Renee Yohe
  • Thor (2011), as Darcy Lewis
  • Daydream Nation (2010), as Caroline Wexler
  • Defendor (2009), as Katerina Debrofkowitz/Angel
  • Shorts (2009), as Stacey Thompson
  • The Answer Man (2009), as Dahlia
  • Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008), as Norah Silverberg
  • The House Bunny (2008), as Mona
  • Charlie Bartlett (2007), as Susan Gardner
  • Big Momma’s House 2 (2006), as Molly Fuller
  • London (2005), as Lily
  • The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), as Marla Piedmont
  • Down in the Valley (2005), as April
  • Raise Your Voice (2004), as Sloane

Drama Series

  • What If…? (Disney+ | 2021), as Darcy Lewis (voice)
  • WandaVision (Disney+ | 2021), as Darcy Lewis
  • Dollface (Hulu | 2019-present), as Jules Wiley
  • Dallas & Robo (YouTube Premium | 2018), as Dallas Moonshiner (voice)
  • The Simpsons (Fox | 2017), as Valerie (voice)
  • Big Mouth (Netflix | 2017-2020), as Leah Birch (voice)
  • The Newsroom (HBO | 2014), as herself
  • Sesame Street (PBS | 2014), as herself
  • 2 Broke Girls (CBS | 2011-2017), as Max George Black
  • American Dad! (Fox | 2009), as Tanqueray (voice)
  • CSI: NY (CBS | 2005), as Sarah Endecott
  • ER (NBC | 2005-2006), as Zoe Butler
  • Less than Perfect (ABC | 2003), as Kaitlin
  • Without a Trace (CBS | 2003), as Jennifer Norton
  • Raising Dad (The WB | 2001-2002), as Sarah Stewart
  • Sex and the City (HBO | 2000), as Jenny Brier


  • Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards 2021 – Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series, Anthology Series, or Television Movie – WandaVision
  • People’s Choice Award 2014 – Favorite TV Gal Pals – 2 Broke Girls
  • Teen Choice Award 2009 – Choice Movie Actress: Music/Dance – Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist 
  • MTV Movie Award 2009 – Breakthrough Female Performance – Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist
  • Satellite Award 2008 – Best Actress in Motion Picture Drama – Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist 


  • Crystal Reel Awards 2012 – Best Actress – To Write Love on Her Arms 


“If you don’t like me, it’s your problem.”

“Although anything can happen when under the influence of ice water.”

“I’ve never dyed my hair, never fixed my teeth or gotten a tan.”

“My mom took me to a Dolly Parton concert when I was 3.”

“I wrote a script with my brother which ended up, somehow, on the Black List in 2008.”

“I’ve played every instrument you could possibly think of for 10 minutes. So I’m mediocre at everything. I can play drums, guitar, piano, violin, saxophone, clarinet, flute… Just not well.”

“I can watch a movie and go, ‘Oh, my god, that person is acting.’ If you just listen to what the other person is saying, your response will always be genuine.”

“I was a very unique child.”

“I am very outspoken, obviously, and I should say that I can’t judge anyone for doing anything.”

“I don’t really think about doing something kind, I think there’s just a way to conduct your daily life with compassion to other people.”

“I’m a reclusive weirdo.”

“I’ve never been in jeopardy, but being an actor is a pretty shady place to be because you never know where your next job is.”

“I’m really nearsighted, which has served me well.”

“I’m really comfortable with myself.”

“The more unsettling the more I feel at home.”

“I was a Girl Scout!”

“Quirky is what a guy would call a girl he doesn’t understand.”

“There’s stuff I don’t like to rehearse, really emotional things, I don’t like to rehearse. You just beat it to death.”

“I don’t know, I like the word sassy.”

“I’m from Pennsylvania, so I was in New York a lot and my brother lives in New York.”

“I have nothing to hide!”

“I always hold doors open, I always try to be nice.”

“I want to see as many movies as I can and I covet a lot of weird influential movies.”

“I think you can tell when someone is being dishonest as an actor.”

“I have friends who are so sarcastic but I never view it as mean.”

Already has tons of skills and experiences, Kat Dennings shows her fans that she’s such a masterpiece.