Kirsten Dunst - Updated May 2024

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Kirsten Dunst

Kirsten Dunst is a well-known actress from the United States. Moreover, Kirsten Dunst’s fame after appearing in the horror film Interview with the Vampire as a young vampire Claudia.

Early Life  and Education

Kirsten Dunst was born on 30th April 1982, in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, in the United States of America. Her birth name is Kirsten Caroline Dunst.

As of now, this actress is 40 years old and holds American nationality. Moreover, she has a zodiac sign of Taurus and is a Lutheran by religion.

In addition, she has a mixed ethnicity of German-Swedish descent. She is the daughter of Klaus Dunst (father) and Inez Dunst (mother). Moreover, she has a younger brother whose name is Chrisitan Dunst.

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Caption: Kirsten Dunst’s childhood photo (Source: Insider)

Talking about her academic qualifications, she studied at Ranney School in Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Kirsten later attended North Hollywood’s Laurel Hall School. She then enrolled at Notre Dame High School in Los Angeles, where she graduated in 2000.

Kirsten Dunst – Net Worth 2023

As of 2022, this actress has a net worth of $30 million which she earns from her professional career.

Relationship Status

As of now, this actress engages with her long-term boyfriend, Jesse Plemon. The pair engaged in January 2017.

They began dating each other in 2016. Jesse Plemons is an American actor. The couple has a son named, Ennis.

In past, Kirsten dated  Ben Foster, Jake Gyllenhaal, Andy Samberg, Adam Brody, Fabrizio Moretti, Johnny Borrell, Justin Long, Jacob Soboroff, Jason Boesel, Garrett Hedlund.

As of now, this popular actress is not a part of controversy nor got into rumors.

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Caption: Kirsten Dunst engaged with her boyfriend Jesse Plemons (Source: Insider)

Body Measurements

This actress stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 54 kg. Moreover, Kirsten has blonde hair with blue eyes color, and her body measurement measures 35-24-35 inches.

Her dress size is 4 (US) and she wears a 32C bra. She wears shoe sizes 8 (US).

Career and Professional Life

At the age of three, she appeared as a child fashion model in television commercials. She signed with Ford Models and Elite Model Management after that.

Moreover, she then starred alongside Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt in the horror film “Interview with the Vampire.”  She played in “Little Women” in 1994 and “Jumanji” in 1995.

In 1997, she appeared in the television drama “ER” as well as the black comedy picture “Wag the Dog.”

She then appeared in American Beauty (1999) as Angela Hayes (played by Mena Suvari) and co-starred in the comedy movie “Dick.”

Sofia Coppola’s drama “The Virgin Suicides” was her next project (1999). The next year, she starred in the comedy “Get Over It.” She also starred in the 2001 historical drama “The Cat’s Meow.”

Appeared in the Spider-man movie

She made her big-screen debut in the blockbuster adaptation of “Spider-Man” and has even worked on the second Spider-Man sequel.

She then appeared in the drama “Levity” as a co-star (2003). In 2004, she starred in the strange romantic drama “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.”

In 2007, she repeated her role as Mary Jane Watson in the film “Spider-Man 3.”

Others noticeable works

In 2008, Kirsten Dunst played in “How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.” She also appeared in the mystery drama “All Good Things” with Ryan Gosling (2010).

She starred in Juan Diego Solanas’ science fiction romance “Upside Down” in 2012 and co-starred in the drama film “Melancholia” in 2011.

In 2015, this actress was cast as Peggy Blumquist, a hairdresser, in the second season of the critically acclaimed FX criminal comedy-drama “Fargo.”

She had a supporting role in the biographical film Hidden Figures and co-starred in Jeff Nichols’ science fiction movie Midnight Special in 2016. (2016).

In 2019, this actress starred in “Woodshock,” a psychological thriller, as well as “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.”

In Jane Campion’s film “The Power of the Dog,” she co-starred alongside her partner Jesse Plemons.

Charitable works

Kirsten Dunst is a member of the ‘Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.’ She assisted in the design and promotion of a necklace, the proceeds of which were donated to the charity.

She took part in the ‘Stand Up to Cancer telethon in September 2008, raising donations for cancer research.

On December 5, 2009, she took part in a telethon in Mexico, raising donations for children’s rehabilitation and cancer treatment.


Kirsten Dunst has garnered a Cannes Film Festival Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Critics’ Choice Television Award, two Satellite Awards, and two Saturn Awards.

She has received numerous awards, including AACTA International Awards, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Bodil Awards, Cannes Film Festival, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, Empire Awards, European Film Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and others.

In 1994, she received the MTV Movie Award for “Best Breakthrough Performance” as well as the Saturn Award for “Best Performance by a Younger Actor.”

In 2015, she received a Golden Globe nomination for her portrayal of ‘Peggy Blomquist’, in the television series, ‘Fargo.’

She and her fiancé Jesse Plemons were recently nominated for Oscars and walked the red carpet together on Sunday, March 27. ”

The Power of the Dog” earned them Best Supporting Actress and Actor nominations. She was nominated for an Academy Award in 2021 for her performance in the psychological drama film ‘The Power of the Dog.’

Kirsten Dunst – Social Media

On her Instagram, there are more than 2.1 million. Likewise, there are more than 527.9k followers on Twitter and more than 90k followers on Facebook.