Kirsten Vangsness
Kirsten Vangsness
Real Name/Full Name Kirsten Simone Vangsness
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Kirsten Vangsness
Birth Place: Pasadena, California, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 July 1972
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 185 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Errol Leroy Vangsness
Mother – Barbara Mary
Siblings: Karla and Marilynn
School: Cerritos High School, California
College: Cypress College in Cypress, California, and California State University in Fullerton
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Bisexual
Marital Status: Engaged
Boyfriend: Keith Hanson
Husband/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Actress and writer
Net Worth: $4 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Kirsten Simone Vangsness or popularly known as Kirsten Vangsness is a renowned American actress and writer. She is well known for her character in the drama series called Criminal Minds.

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Biography and Early Life

Kirsten was born on 7th July in the year 1972 in Pasadena in California. Her father is Norwegian where as her mother is Italian. The exact names of her parents are not available at the moment. She was raised in Porterville in California but later moved along with her family to Cerritos in California.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Kirsten Vangsness in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Kirsten Vangsness’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2024 having been born on 7 July 1972. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


In the year 1990, Kirsten completed her high school at Cerritos High School, and after successfully completing her high school, she enrolled herself into Cypress College in Cypress that year. In 1996 she graduated with a degree in arts from California State University in Fullerton.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Kristen is the oldest daughter of her parents and has two younger sisters named Karla and Marilynn. She first dated an editor called Melanie Goldstein for seven years, and finally, they broke up in 2013. In November 2015, she got engaged to an actor and writer named Keith Hanson.

Is Kirsten Vangsness Lesbian?

Kristen is bisexual. She was in a relationship with Melanie Goldstein for seven long years and was also engaged to her before they broke up.

Professional Career

At a very young age, Kristen began her career in acting. Initially, she became a theatre actress and was highly appreciated for her acting skills. Her breakthrough happened in 2005 when she became a part of the hit drama series called Criminal Minds. She has appeared in more than three hundred episodes of this drama series as of 2020. Some of her other television series include Phil of the Future, Pretty the Series, LAX, etc.

Her career in the American film industry started when she debuted in a film called A-List in the year 2006. In the later years, she became a part of many hit and popular American movies such as In My Sleep, Axis, and The Chicago 8. Kristen is also a writer who writes influential articles, and some of her works have been published in the Los Angeles Times. She has also helped some of her scriptwriters in writing some of the episodes of her television shows.


When Kristen worked as a theatre actress, she was highly appreciated for her roles and won several awards, such as the Golden Betty Award and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award. As a television actress, she gained fame for her character in Criminal Minds.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Kirsten Vangsness in 2024

Kirsten Vangsness Net Worth
Kirsten Vangsness Net Worth

As of 2024, Kristen’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $4 Million. She lives a luxurious life and has a lavish apartment in Los Angeles. Her primary source of earning comes from being an actor and acting in various television series and movies. She has launched her own Blogger website.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Kristen is the one who designed dresses for her character in the hit television series Criminal Minds.
  • She was in high school when she realized that she is bisexual because she had a crush on a boy as well as on a girl at the same time. But she was scared to reveal this to her family, and when she was thirty, she openly declared herself as a bisexual.
  • She is also running a small distillery business along with two of her friends in Santa Ana.

Kristen had started her acting career when she was barely twelve years old. She has come a long way from acting in theaters to being a part of several television series and finally working in Hollywood movies. She has always believed in herself, in whatever she did as her profession.


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