|Age||50 years old (in 2022)|
|Date of Birth||July 7, 1972|
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)|
|Weight||76 kg (167.5 lbs)|
|Dress Size||16 (US)|
|Known For||Her Portrayal of FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS drama series Criminal Minds|
|Full Name||Kirsten Simone Vangsness|
|Profession||Actress and Writer|
|Birthplace||Pasadena, California, United States|
A successful American actress and writer, Kirsten Simone Vangsness is always in the news. She is better known for appearing as the FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS drama series named ‘Criminal Minds’.
She played the same role on the spin-off series named ‘Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior’ and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.
Kirsten made her career in two fields, like; acting and writing. She started off her career as a child star to help overcome shyness. She got her first role in the theatre where she was honored with several awards including the ’15 Minutes of Female Best Actress Award.
Kirsten Vangsness is also a great writer and has been published in the Los Angeles Times. Since 2014, she has co-written four episodes of ‘Criminal Minds’. In 2014, she wrote the ‘Nelson’s Show’ ‘Sparrow’. with executive producer, Erica Messer.
In 2015, she also co-wrote ‘A Beautiful Disaster’ once again with Erica Messer. In 2016, she co-wrote ‘Spencer’ with the same partner.
Among many awards, she won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for Best Emerging Comic Actress, and the Golden Betty Award.
Kirsten Vangsness Education
|School||Cerritos High School|
|College||Cypress College, California State University Fullerton|
Kirsten Vangsness Career
Profession: Actress and Writer
Known For: Her Portrayal of FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS drama series Criminal Minds
Film: Sometimes Santa’s Gotta Get Whacked
Television: Phil of the Future
Net Worth: USD $3 million approx.
Family & Relatives
Father: Errol Leroy Vangsness
Mother: Barbara Mary Vangsness
Marital Status: In a relationship
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