Kirsten Dunst Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Assets and Car Collection

Kirsten Dunst And Her Family

On April 30, 1982, Kirsten Dunst was born at Point Pleasant Hospital in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. She was born to parents Klaus Dunst and Inez Dunst. Her father was a medical services executive, and her mother was also a flight attendant turned art gallery owner. They are both German and belong to Americans of Nordic descent, respectively.

Kirsten Caroline Dunst is a famous American actress. She got into the limelight after becoming a child vampire Claudia in the horror film Interview with the Vampire.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Kirsten Dunst was born on April 30, 1982, and according to the calculation, her current age is 39 years. 

Let’s Talk about his Height, Weight & Physical Status is the main things for the Film Industry. Fans are also attracted by the Height, Weight & Physical Status of an Actor, Singer, or artist. The height of Kirsten Dunst is 170 cm and 1.70 m and feet inches- 5′ 6″. Her weight is in kilograms- 54 kg. Weight can be changed every month or for the demand of the film story and Modelling.

Kirsten Dunst Waist Size 26 Inches, and Bra 32 Inches, And Hips Size 32 Inches. he has Blonde color hair and blue color eyes. Besides this, he is wearing shoe size 8.


She is known to have a younger sibling called Christian Dunst. She gained her education at Ranney School in New Jersey, Laurel Hall School, and the Notre Dame High School in California. Kristen is of the German American Nationality and was born under the sun sign of Taurus. She began her modeling duties at the age of three and was signed by ‘Ford’ and ‘Elite Modeling Agency.’

Personal Life

In 2008, Dunst checked into the Cirque Lodge, a treatment facility specializing in treating drug and alcohol addiction. This led to widespread speculations about the actress` addiction issues, but the rumors were dispelled when she went public about her prolonged battle with depression.

Considering her previous relationships, she was dating actor Jake Gyllenhal. However, their relationship ended in 2004. In 2011, she started dating Road co-star Garrett Heroine but ended in 2016. Currently, she is in a relationship with Fargo co-star Jesse Plemons.

Kirsten Dunst and her husband have been blessed with a son identified as Ennis Howard Plemons, born in May 2018.


Kirsten Dunst made her feature film debut at the age of six with a minor role in the anthology film New York Stories (1989), where she played Mia Farrow’s daughter in the segment Oedipus Wrecks, directed by Woody Allen. She then starred alongside Tim Hanks and Bruce Willis in The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990). However, Kirsten Dunst’s breakthrough role came in 1994, when she was cast opposite Brady Pitt and Tom Cruise in the horror drama Interview with the Vampire. The movie, which was based on the 1976 novel of the same name, was a critical and commercial success, and Dunst earned numerous accolades for her portrayal of Claudia. In the same year, she appeared in Little Women’s family drama, alongside Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, and Christian Bale.

 In 1995, the actress played a key role in the Robin Williams starrer Jumanji. This fantasy adventure is centered around two kids whose discovery of a magical board game has unexpected consequences. The film was a commercial juggernaut, earning over $260 million at the box office. For her performance in the film, Kirsten Dunst was nominated for a Saturn Award and won the Young Artist Award for Best Young Leading Actress. A voice role in the animated musical Anastasia preceded the critically acclaimed black comedy Wag the Dog in 1997, which did well at the box office.

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 In 1999, Kirsten Dunst appeared in the black comedy Drop Dead Gorgeous and Sofia Coppola’s acclaimed drama, The Virgin Suicides. Teen comedies Bring it On (2000) and Get Over It (2001) were the actress` notable releases in the following years. She then appeared in Peter Bogdanovich’s period drama The Cat’s Meow (2001), portraying actress Marion Davies. The performance won her the Best Actress Award at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival. Dunst’s next big break came in 2002 when she appeared as Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi’s Spiderman trilogy. The movie, which opened to rave reviews, was a blockbuster, raking over $820 million. It remains the actress` biggest mainstream success to date. The following year, Kirsten Dunst starred alongside Julia Roberts, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Julia Stiles in Mona Lisa Smile’s period drama, which dealt with a free-thinking art teacher’s relentless quest to instill a sense of personal freedom in her students. Despite the mixed critical reception, the movie was a box office hit.

 Kirsten Dunst continued to enjoy critical and commercial success in 2004 with the romantic sci-fi comedy-drama Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Spider-Man 2, and the romantic comedy Wimbledon. While Spider-Man 2 earned over $780 million at the box office, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind earned universal critical acclaim upon its release. It went on to become an instant classic. This was followed by the romantic comedy-drama Elizabethtown (2005) and the historical drama Marie Antoinette (2006), where she played the titular roles. Both the movies enjoyed moderate success at the box office while Dunst earned praise for her portrayals.

 In 2007, Kirsten Dunst reprised her role as Mary Jane Watson for one last time in Spider-Man 3. Despite the mixed critical reception, the movie became the biggest blockbuster in the franchise, earning over $890 million at the box office. Kirsten Dunst next two outings, however, were disappointments. The comedy How to Lose Friends and Alienate People (2008) and the crime drama All Good Things (2010) met mixed to negative reviews and lukewarm reception at the box office. Dunst staged a strong comeback in 2011 with Lars von Trier’s Melancholia, a psychological drama that was a symbolic exploration of depression. The movie and Dunst’s performance earned rave reviews, with some critics hailing it as a masterpiece. For her portrayal of the protagonist Justine, Dunst won numerous awards, including a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, London Film Critics Circle Award for Actress of the Year, National Society of Film Critics Award, and a Saturn Award for Best Actress.

 The romantic comedy Bachelorette was Kirsten Dunst’s first release in 2012, where she starred alongside Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, and Rebel Wilson. However, the movie failed to impress despite featuring an ensemble cast. The adventure drama On the Road (based on Jack Kerouac’s novel of the same name) and the romantic fantasy Upside Down, released in the same year, also failed to woo the critics and the audience alike. The actress then appeared alongside Viggo Mortensen and Oscar Isaac in the crime thriller The Two Faces of January (2014), which the critics received and currently holds an 82% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

 In 2016, Kirsten Dunst co-starred in the sci-fi drama Midnight Special alongside Michael Shannon and Joel Edgerton. The movie opened to positive reviews and currently holds an 83% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. In the same year, she appeared in a supporting role in the biographical drama Hidden Figures, which recounted the untold story of African-American women mathematicians who played vital roles in the early days of the US space program. Besides receiving three Academy Award nominations, the movie opened to universal critical acclaim and raked close to $150 million at the box office. Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled, a remake of the 1971 movie of the same name, is one of Dunst’s most-anticipated projects in 2017. In addition, Kirsten Dunst will be making her screenwriting and directing debut in 2018 with The Bell Jar, which is based on Sylvia Plath’s novel of the same name.

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Net Worth

the net worth of 25 million dollars. Kirsten Dunst first broke out as a child star with her performance in 1994’s “Interview with the Vampire.” In her youth and into her early adulthood, she had starring roles in “Little Women,” “Dick,” “The Virgin Suicides,” and the “Spider-Man” trilogy. Among Dunst’s later credits are films such as “Melancholia,” “Hidden Figures,” and “Beguiled,” and the television series “Fargo” and “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.”


In 2001 Kirsten bought a large home in the LA neighborhood of Toluca Lake for $2.6 million. Kirsten Dunst sold the property at asking in June 2019 after it was on the market for just 9 days. She had a $4.5 million home in NYC from 2007 to 2018.

Car Collection

  1. Toyota Prius
  2. Volvo XC60
  3. Audi Q5

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Riya Kapoor

Riya Kapoor writes about lifestyle, entertainment, news and gadgets. She has been in this industry for almost 4 years now. She is a graduate from Delhi University with English Hons and had deep connection with writing since her childhood.

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