Actress Kirsten Vangsness Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Kirsten Vangsness Biography

Kirsten Vangsness was born on July 07, 1972, in Pasadena, California, US. She is an American actress. Similarly, she is best known for her role as FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS drama series Criminal Minds which she portrayed from 2005 to 2020. She also reprised her role in its spin-offs Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. She had made her acting debut in an episode of Phil of the Future in 2004 and made her film debut in comedy A-List in 2006.

Likewise, she has appeared in other films such as In My Sleep (2010), The Chicago 8 (2011), Kill Me, Deadly (2015) and Dave Made a Maze (2017).

Regarding her family, her father’s name is Errol Leroy Vangsness whereas her mother’s name is Barbara Mary Vangsness.


Vangsness graduated from Cerritos High School and attended Cypress College in Cypress, California. She also graduated from California State University, Fullerton.

Body Measurements

Vangsness stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 76 KG. Additionally, she has a well-toned body with 41 inches of the bust, 35 inches of waist and 40 inches of hips. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Kirsten Vangsness
Kirsten Vangsness


The actress was in previously in a relationship with editor Melanie Goldstein from 2006 to 2013. She is currently in an affair with actor and writer Keith Hanson since 2015. They also became engaged in November 2015. For further information about her personal life:

Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million.


  • Full Name: Kirsten Vangsness
  • Profession: Actress
  • Age: 48
  • Birth Date: July 07, 1972
  • Birth Place: Pasadena, California, US
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Nationality: American
  • Father’s Name: Errol Leroy Vangsness
  • Mother’s Name: Barbara Mary Vangsness
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Weight: 76 Kg
  • Waist Size: 35 inches
  • Bust Size: 41 inches
  • Hip Size: 40 inches
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Net Worth: $ 3 million
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