Kat Dennings (born 13 June 1986), whose real names is Katherine Victoria Litwack, is a gifted American actress and television personality. She is best known for her role as Max George Black, a feisty and opinionated Brooklyn girl, in the CBS comedy ‘2 Broke Girls.’
She made her cinematic debut in the teen musical drama ‘Raise Your Voice‘ as a teenager after appearing on HBO’s ‘Sex and the City.’ She appeared in films such as ‘Charlie Bartlett,’ ‘Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist,’ ‘Daydream Nation,’ ‘To Write Love on Her Arms,’ and ‘Suburban Gothic.
She as well as minor appearances in ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin,’ ‘Big Momma’s House 2‘, ‘The Answer Man,’ ‘Thor,’ and its sequel ‘Thor. She starred in ‘Raising Dad‘ and appeared as a guest star in several other shows, including ‘Without a Trace,’ ‘Clubhouse,’ ‘ER,’ ‘CSI: NY,’ and ‘The Newsroom.’ She is also a skilled vocalist.
|Full Name:||Katherine Victoria Litwack|
|Stage Name:||Kat Dennings|
|Born:||13 June 1986 (age 35 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Parents:||Gerald Litwack, Ellen Litwack|
|Siblings:||Debbie Litwack, Geoffrey S. Litwack|
|Husband • Spouse:||Andrew W.K.|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Ira David Wood IV (ex.), Nick Zano (ex.), Josh Groban (ex.)|
|Occupation:||Actress • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||US$12 million|
Kat Dennings was born on June 13, 1986, in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States. Her parents are; poet and speech therapist Ellen Judith Litwack and molecular pharmacologist, professor, and chairman Gerald J. Litwack.
She is the youngest of five siblings, with a brother called Geoffrey S. Litwack.
Her parents homeschooled her save for a half-day at Friends’ Central School, and she graduated from high school at the age of 14. Kat Dennings began performing in commercials when she was 10 years old and became a full-time actress after migrating to Los Angeles with her family and using Dennings’s surname.
Kat Dennings made her television debut in 2000 as an unpleasant 13-year-old in the episode ‘Hot Child in the City‘ of HBO’s ‘Sex and the City.’ The following year, she landed the lead role of Sarah Stewart in the short-lived WB comedy ‘Raising Dad.’
She made her Disney Channel debut in the 2002 feature ‘The Scream Team,’ and has since had guest appearances on shows such as ‘Without a Trace,’ ‘Less than Perfect,’ ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,’ ‘Clubhouse,’ and ‘CSI: NY.’
In 2004, she made her cinematic debut as the melancholy piano student Sloane in Hilary Duff‘s ‘Raise Your Voice,’ and in 2005, she had a recurring part on the medical drama series ‘ER.’
In the years after that, she has primarily acted in supporting roles in films such as ‘Down in the Valley,’ ‘The 40-Year-Old Virgin,’ and ‘Big Momma’s House 2‘. She also appeared as Susan in the comedy-drama films ‘Charlie Bartlett‘ (2007) and Nick and Norah’s Infinite (2008).
In 2009, Kat Dennings acted in the romantic comedy ‘The Answer Man,’ co-starred in the dark children’s picture ‘Shorts,’ and played a crack-addicted prostitute in the superhero drama ‘Defendor.’ She also contributed her voice to the animated sitcom ‘American Dad!‘ that year.
She starred as Caroline Wexler in the indie Canadian drama film ‘Daydream Nation‘ in 2010 and performed in a music video for Texas-based singer Bob Schneider‘s tune ‘40 Dogs (Like Romeo and Juliet)‘. In the same year, she began filming for her role as Darcy Lewis, the tech-savvy but timid sidekick and assistant to Natalie Portman‘s character Jane Foster in the 2011 Marvel superhero blockbuster ‘Thor.’
Kat Dennings next co-starred with Beth Behrs in the CBS comedy ‘2 Broke Girls,’ where she played Max George Black, a part that was “pretty much fashioned” for her by creator Michael Patrick King. From September 19, 2011, the show aired until April 17, 2017. It was terminated after six seasons.
She appeared in the 2012 drama film ‘To Write Love on Her Arms,’ the 2014 horror-comedy ‘Suburban Gothic,’ and the 2013 thriller ‘Thor: The Dark World.’ Her later television work includes a variety of voice parts in shows such as ‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘Big Mouth,’ ‘The Simpsons,’ and ‘Dallas & Robo‘ (for YouTube Premium), as well as a cameo appearance in ‘The Newsroom.’
Kat Dennings was born into a Jewish household and is more ethnically and culturally Jewish than religiously Jewish. She also practices Transcendental Meditation. She does not smoke or drink, and she dislikes others who do.
Kat Dennings has had multiple romantic relationships in the past, the most famous of which was her two-and-a-half-year romance with actor Ira David Wood IV and her two-year relationship with actor Nick Zano.
Kat Dennings began dating musician Josh Groban in 2014 after being introduced to him by co-star Beth Behrs, and the couple ended their relationship voluntarily in mid-2016.
Kat Dennings currently has a partner whose name is Andrew W.K. Andrew W.K. is an American singer.
There is no question that the attractive actress has amassed a sizable fortune due to her career in the film business. The actress, Kat Dennings has a net worth of US$12 million, including endorsement deals and advertisements