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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.

Quick Facts

Birth date: December 29, 1977
Birth place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height:5' 8" (1.73 m)
Profession:Actress
Education:American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Nationality:American
Parents:William Moennig, Mary Zahn
Movies:The L Word, Ray Donovan, Everybody's Fine, The Lincoln Lawyer, Love the Hard Way, Young Americans, Art School Confidential, Invitation to a Suicide, Three Rivers, Default, My Dead Boyfriend, Gone, Slo-Mo
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Was 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.
2Currently lives in Los Angeles, California
3Has German, Scottish and Irish ancestry.
4Mother, Mary Zahn, is a Broadway dancer and father is a violin maker.
5Has German and Irish ancestry.
6She'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.
7She 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").
8She 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'.
9Best known as Shane McCutcheon in the The L Word (2004) and Jake Pratt in Young Americans (2000).
10Her grandfather, William Moennig, hailed from Markneukirchen, a little German town famous for musical instruments.
11Niece of producer Bruce Paltrow, actress Blythe Danner and actor Harry Danner. First cousin of director Jake Paltrow and actresses Hillary Danner and Gwyneth Paltrow.
12Graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
13Auditioned for Boys Don't Cry (1999).
14Had the central role in the music video for the Canadian band Our Lady Peace, the song was "Is Anybody Home".


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Short black hair
2Frequently plays androgynous characters
3Deep, husky voice


Quotes

#Quote
1[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"


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Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lane 19742016post-productionHallelujah
My Dead Boyfriend2016Zoe (as Kate Moennig)
Ray Donovan2013-2016TV SeriesLena
Default2014/IJuliana
Ray Donovan: Behind the Fix2014TV Mini-Series
Gone2012/IErica Lonsdale
The Lincoln Lawyer2011Gloria
Dexter2010TV SeriesMichael Angelo
Lez Chat2010ShortAthletic Woman
Three Rivers2009-2010TV SeriesDr. Miranda Foster
Everybody's Fine2009Jilly
The L Word2004-2009TV SeriesShane McCutcheon
CSI: Miami2008TV SeriesMary Landis
Art School Confidential2006Candace
Invitation to a Suicide2004Eva
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2003TV SeriesCheryl Avery
The Shipping News2001Grace Moosup
Law & Order2001TV SeriesMelissa Cobin
Love the Hard Way2001Debbie
Slo-Mo2001ShortRaven
The Ice People2000ShortWanja Kasczinksy
Young Americans2000TV SeriesJacqueline 'Jake' Pratt

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tegan and Sara's Heartthrob: The Interviews2013TV Series shortHerself
Reinventando Hollywood2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
10th Annual Ribbon of Hope Celebration2007TV MovieHerself
17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards2006TV SpecialPresenter
Queer Edge with Jack E. Jett2006TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tellement Gay! Homosexualité et pop culture2015TV Mini-Series documentaryShane McCutcheon
Dive Beneath the Surface of the Shipping News2001Video documentary shortGrace Moosup (uncredited)

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