Katherine Moennig Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Born Katherine Sian Moennig on the 29th December 1977, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, Katherine I as theatre, film, and television actress probably best known to the world as Shane McCutcheson in the TV romantic drama series “The L Word” (2004-2009), and as Lena in the crime drama TV series “Ray Donovan” (2013-2016), among many other differing appearances. Katherine’s career started in 2000.
Have you ever wondered how rich Katherine Moennig is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Moennig’s net worth is as high as $2 million, an amount earned through her successful career in the entertainment industry as an actress. Apart from film and television roles, Katherine has also appeared on stage in such productions as “As You Like It”, “Love Letters”, “Lovers”, and “Anna K”, among others, which have also improved her wealth.
Katherine Moennig Net Worth $2 Million
Katherine is the daughter of Mary Zahn, a Broadway dancer, and William H. Moennig. Her father is the half-brother of Blythe Danner, who is Bruce Paltrow’s widow, therefore, Katherine is related to actress Gwyneth Paltrow, and director and producer Jake Paltrow.
Katherine was a tomboy in her childhood days and was often spotted with only boys during her growing up. Thanks to her male looks she later received gender-bending roles, such is her most prominent role to date as Shane McCutcheson. After high school, Katherine moved to New York and enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and then in 2000 made her screen debut in the role of Jacqueline “Jake” Pratt, a girl that dresses as a boy, in the TV drama series “Young Americans”. She spent the early 2000s building her name with roles in such films as the romantic drama “Love the Hard Way” (2001), among others, while in 2004 she was given the role of Shane McCutcheson, which put her on the Hollywood map, but also her net worth was increasing.
The series lasted until 2009, and Katherine didn’t have many notable roles while the show lasted, instead, in 2009 she portrayed Jilly in the Golden Globe Award- nominated drama “Everybody’s Fine”, starring Robert De Niro, Kate Beckinsale and Sam Rockwell. The same year she also cast in the part of Dr. Miranda Foster in the TV drama series “Three Rivers” (2009-2010). In 2013 she was selected for the role of Lena, Ray Donovan’s assistant, in the series of the same name, with the main character played by Live Schreiber. This also added a significant amount to her net worth.
Most recently, she starred in the biographical drama “Lane 1974” (2017).
Regarding her personal life, Katherine is a lesbian, and so far has been in several high-profile relationships, which have included actress Evan Rachel Wood, and singer-songwriter Holy Miranda.
Was roommates with Leisha Hailey and Mia Kirshner while filming The L Word (2004). Kirshner, Hailey, and Moenning lived down the street from Jennifer Beals' house.
Currently lives in Los Angeles, California
Has German, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
Mother, Mary Zahn, is a Broadway dancer and father is a violin maker.
Has German and Irish ancestry.
She's trained in fencing, and says that if she wasn't an actress, she'd be a marine biologist or in the FBI. As a little girl, she wanted to be a doorman.
She is known for choosing non-traditional roles, usually those that involve gender-bending. These roles include Jacqueline 'Jake' Pratt in the television series Young Americans (2000), and a male-to-female transsexual in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) (Season 4, episode 21, "Fallacy").
She has said that most of her friends growing up were boys, and that she was a huge tomboy. In her words: 'I had the biggest big wheels'.
Best known as Shane McCutcheon in the The L Word (2004) and Jake Pratt in Young Americans (2000).
Her grandfather, William Moennig, hailed from Markneukirchen, a little German town famous for musical instruments.
Niece of producer Bruce Paltrow, actress Blythe Danner and actor Harry Danner. First cousin of director Jake Paltrow and actresses Hillary Danner and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Auditioned for Boys Don't Cry (1999).
Had the central role in the music video for the Canadian band Our Lady Peace, the song was "Is Anybody Home".
Short black hair
Frequently plays androgynous characters
Deep, husky voice
[on what she's learned from playing the role of Jake Pratt on Young Americans (2000)] "The clothes are comfortable...but on a deeper level I learned that the competition between boys and girls isn't as strong as between women"