Charming and gorgeous Kristen Vangsess is an American actress who is famous for her varied roles in movies and television shows. Kristen portrayed the role of Penelope Garcia, an FBI Technical Analyst, in the crime drama “Criminal Minds” and the spin-off series, “Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior” on CBS
Through her roles, she has won many fans’ hearts and now follows her every social media. Here’s you need to know about Kristen Vangsess’s married life and weight loss. As always, we have not forgotten to check her net worth.
Who is Kristen Vangsess?
Kristen Simone Vangsness was born in California on 7th July 1972 and lived in Los Angeles. Following her birth, the family moved to Cerritos, California, where she spent her childhood days. Information about her siblings is quite vague. Sources reported that she has two sisters.
Kristen completed her school from Cerritos High School in June 1990. Later she enrolled at Cypress College in Cypress and then went to California State University from where she graduated in 1996.
After graduation, she decided to make her career in the film industry. Subsequently, she made her appearance in many films and tv series.
Movies and TV Shows
Kristen Vangsness stepped in the acting field in 1998 when she was cast in a short film “Sometimes Santa’s Gotta Make Me Laugh” as a Tooth Fairy. A few years later, Kristen appeared in another short movie ‘Don’t Make Me Laugh.’
Years later, in 2005, she got her big break on TV when she played the role of Penelope Garcia in Criminal Minds. Her character gave her a lot of exposure and earned colossal fan followers.
After earning success in a small screen, she tried her luck on the big screen. Kristen starred in a comedy-drama film, “A-List.” Then the Criminal Minds actress landed the role of Madge in the mystery film “In My Sleep.” Furthermore, she has special guest-starred in “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders” from 2016 to 2017. Throughout her career, she has starred in such movies as In My Sleep, The Chicago 8, and so on.
Kristen Vangsness Net Worth
Kristen Vangsness has garnered a total of net worth is approximately $3 million. To date, she starred in numerous movies and television shows from which she makes a handful of salary. However, she hasn’t revealed the actual salary that she earned from the popular series ‘Criminal Minds.’
Aside from acting career, Kristen is a playwriter and has written a script for many shows and also done some side job.
Engaged to Get Married to Actor Keith Hanson
Kristen Vangsness is already taken, and soon, she would be the bride of actor and writer Keith Hanson. The couple is together since November 2015. After having lost of controversies regarding her love life and sexuality, finally, she got her perfect match.
She has been engaged to her hubby Keith for almost four years, but there is no signed of getting married to date. According to People, The Chicago 8 actress said that she was ready to be the man for dream forever.
This is the first time she engaged. She was previously engaged to her ex-fiancee, Melanie Goldstein. Kristen was in a relationship with Melanie for two and a half years. Melanie is a former assistant editor on Fox’s 24.
At the time, the actress broke away from her family to be with Melanie. Being together for almost four years, they called off their engagement.
Kristen Vangsnass Weight Loss & Body Measurement
The Criminal Minds actress was a chubby child. Photos from her childhood show that she was chubbier than other kids. Her fans noticed that Kristen lost massive weight. They started asking a question about her weight loss through social media. She took to Twitter and tweeted that she did lose weight. She added, she did it by
Moreover, she loses weight by following the diet routine and exercise. Kristen lost weight between 200 to 150 Ibs. She didn’t eat chicken, meats, and protein shakes.
Kristen’s bra size is 36E. She stands 1.7 m (5 feet 7 inches) tall, but her body measurement is not available on the internet. Now, the actress is busy in her personal life. Vangsnass has not appeared on the television since 2017, but she does post her day-to-day activities on her social pages.
- Kristen Vangsness is the daughter of Errol Leroy Vangsness and Barbara Mary.
- She is a vegetarian for the past two years.
- Kristen was engaged to a former Fox assistant editor, Melaine Goldstein.
- She is an animal lover and has fond of cats.
- As a playwright, Kristen co-wrote three episodes of “Criminal Minds.”
Quick Facts about Kirsten Vangsness
|Name||Kirsten Simone Vangsness|
|Date of Birth||July 7, 1972|
|Age||47 years old|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|