Kirsten Vangsness Biography, Facts & Life Story

Kirsten Vangsness American Actress and Writer

Quick Facts

Known ForHer Portrayal of FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS drama series Criminal Minds


Full Name:Kirsten Simone Vangsness

Profession:Actress and Writer


Age:47 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:July 7, 1972

Birthplace:Pasadena, California, United States

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)

Weight:76 kg (167.5 lbs)

Body Measurements:41-35-40 inches

Bra Size/Breast:36E

Waist:35 inches

Hips:40 inches


Dress Size:16 (US)

Hair Color:Blonde

Eye Color:Blue



Kirsten Vangsness Education

Qualification: Graduated

School: Cerritos High School

College: Cypress College, California State University Fullerton

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Kirsten Vangsness Career

Profession: Actress and Writer

Known For: Her Portrayal of FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS drama series Criminal Minds

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film: Sometimes Santa’s Gotta Get Whacked
Television: Phil of the Future

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $3 million approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: Errol Leroy Vangsness

Mother: Barbara Mary Vangsness

Brother(s): Not known

Sister(s): Not known

Marital Status: Unmarried

Husband/Boyfriend: Keith Hanson

Children: None

Ex Boyfriends:

Melanie Goldstein (2009)

Kirsten Vangsness Favorites

Favorite Food: Macaroni and cheese, cupcakes, arugula

Favorite Destination: Long Beach

Favorite Color: Yellow

Favorite TV Show: RuPaul’s Drag Race, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, Empire

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