Here’s How Much Kat Dennings Is Worth Now

Kat Dennings is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Max Black in the sitcom 2 Broke Girls and as Darcy Lewis in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Kat Dennings is an incredible actress with a net worth of $25 million as of 2021. A large share of her net worth comes from her performances in 2 Broke Girls and the Thor films for Marvel.

Net Worth$25 Million
Source of WealthActing
Full NameKatherine Victoria Litwack
Age34 Years
OccupationActor, Voice Actor
EducationFriend’s Central School
NationalityAmerican
Date of BirthJune 13, 1986
EthnicityRussian Jewish Descent
Marital StatusUnmarried (Engaged to Andrew Wilkes-Krier)
ChildrenNone
Last Updated2021

How Did Kat Dennings Acquire Her Wealth?

While being the star of a show titled 2 Broke Girls may suggest otherwise, Kat Dennings has a substantial net worth. She got her earliest paying job at the age of 10 when she started working in commercials. She was also quite a prodigy and graduated from high school at age 14.

Soon after, she got the role of an obnoxious brat in the HBO TV series Sex and the City. This allowed her to get more roles in films and TV shows like Raising Dad, Everwood, and The Scream Team. This gave her parents enough reason to let young Kat go to L.A. to pursue her dream.

In Los Angeles, she got a few more guest-starring roles such as on shows like Less Than Perfect, and a recurring role on ER. This allowed Kat to develop a respectable career for herself and get invited into the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Darcy Lewis.

In terms of getting wealthy and famous, Kat got her most fortuitous role till date as Max Black in 2 Broke Girls. She made $150K per episode of the show, and it had 138 episodes in its entire run. Apart from this, she is also bound to earn royalties from the show’s syndication.

She has also worked on the sequel to the Thor Movie for the Marvel Universe and the Disney+ web series WandaVision. While her earnings from these aren’t known, it is likely that they would be substantial since Marvel pays its actors quite well.

How Much Did Kat Dennings Earn from 2 Broke Girls?

While earning $150K per episode, Kat Denning was able to make over $20 million in the entire run of the show. The show has also been sold into Syndication which will allow Kat to earn close to $50 million in royalties in the show’s lifetime.

Kat Dennings arrives to the People's Choice Awards
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How Does Kat Dennings Spend Her Money?

Kat Dennings hasn’t been flexing on fans with her wealth, and is rather humble despite being a millionaire. In 2013, she bought a house in Sherman Oaks, L.A. for $1.5 million. However, she sold the house later in 2016 for a net profit of $350K.

Currently, she lives in a house in San Rafael, California. It is quite a beautiful house in the North Bay region of San Francisco. She also has a $75K black Audi which she’s been seen with in several award ceremonies.

Kat Dennings‘s Early Life

Kat Dennings was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania on June 13, 1986. Her mother is a poet and a therapist, while her father is a molecular pharmacologist. She grew up with four siblings in Penn Cottage, which is a historic house which Kat claims to be a haunted house.

She started acting at the early age of 9 and got into a few commercials as her family didn’t have enough money for any formal acting classes. She worked hard as an extra and eventually got a SAG card. Being homeschooled, she was able to graduate early at the age of 14.

Kat soon moved to Los Angeles to begin her acting career, and has never had to look back even once. She has established herself as an international actress today and has got roles in big franchises such as Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Kat Dennings at the Thor The Dark World movie Premiere
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Kat’s Career Highlights

  • Got her first acting role in 1995
  • Graduated early from Friends’ Central School in 2000.
  • Started acting in 2 Broke Girls as Max Black
  • Casted as Darcy Lewis in the MCU
  • Nominated for the Satellite Award, MTV Movie Award, Teen Choice Award, People’s Choice Award.
What is Kat Dennings Doing Now?

Kat Dennings recently starred in the Disney+ show WandaVision and is soon expected to be seen in Thor: Love and Thunder.

Where Does Kat Dennings Live?

Kat Dennings Lives in her house in San Rafael, California.


Kat Dennings is an amazing actress who got where she is today thanks to her own hard work and will. She has become an international sensation and has starred alongside A-list stars like Natalie Portman. After accounting for all her income and assets, Kat Dennings’ estimated net worth in 2021 is $25 million.