|Birth Name:||Kirsten Caroline Dunst|
|Birth Place:||Point Pleasant, New Jersey, USA|
|Father:||Klaus Hermann Dunst|
|Spouse:||Jesse Plemons (Fiance)|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch (1.7 m)|
|Date of Birth:||30/04/1982|
|Age:||36 years old|
|Net Worth:||$35 million|
|College:||Notre Dame High School|
An American actress Kirsten Dunst has earned a sharp image through Little Women (1994), Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994), Melacholia (2011), and Spider-Man (2002) and is now working as a producer and director.
A German importer Kirsten is also the singer who had a singing debut in 2001 in the film Get Over It. All the earning and income through her acting, singing, and modeling endeavors contribute Kirsten Dunst’s net worth.
Kirsten Caroline Dunst was born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey, USA, on April 30, 1982, to father Klaus Hermann Dunst and mother Inez Rupprecht.
Growing up, Caroline spent her early age in Brick Township, New Jersey along with her younger brother Christian Dunst.
Until the age of 11, Kirsten studied at Ranney School. Later, following the separation of her parents in 1993, she moved to Southern California with her mother and brother.
Then, Dunst joined Laurel Hall School following Notre Dame High School in Los Angeles, California. After graduating from Notre Dame in 2000, she transformed her personal strength into a professional acting career.
With the full love and support of mother Inez, Kirsten, at the age of 3, had worked as a child model in TV commercials.
Successively, she established herself as a mature media personality and signed with Ford Models and Elite Model Management. Kirsten made her feature film debut at the age of six as a minor role in Woody Allen’s short film Oedipus Wrecks (1989).
She co-starred with Tom Hanks in the comedy-drama The Bonfire of the Vanities in 1990. The film was based on Tom Wolfe’s novel of the same name, where she played the daughter of Hanks’ character.
She guest-starred on the science fiction drama Star Trek: The Next Generation in season 7, Dark Page as Hedril in 1993.
Dunst played Claudia, as the role of the child vampire, in the horror drama Interview with the vampire, opposite to Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. The film was based on Anne Rice’s novel of the same name. The film received ambivalent reviews. Many film critics complimented Dunst’s performance.
Kirsten co-starred in the drama film Little Women opposite Winona Ryder and Claire Danes in 1994. The film received favorable reviews, where Janet Maslin of the New York Times wrote that the film was the most significant adaption as remarked on Dunst’s performance.
In 2002, Dunst co-starred as Mary Jane Watson opposite Tobey Maguire in the superhero film Spiderman under the direction of Sam Raimi. The film listed the most financially successful film of her career to date.
Dunst co-starred opposite Billy Bob Thornton, Holly Hunter and Morgan Freeman in Ed Solomon’s drama Levity in 2003, after her success in Spiderman.
The success of the first Spiderman film led Dunst to the sequel of Spiderman 2 in 2004 followed by Spiderman 3 in 2007.
Spiderman 3 received mixed reviews from critics, in contrast to the previous two films positive review. The movie itself along with its sequel remained the biggest hit of the time and led the Kirsten to earn a clear and sharp image in the industry.
In 2010, Dunst made her screenwriting and directorial debut with the short film Bastard. Her film got premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Following, she featured at the 2010 Cannas Film Festival co-starring opposite Ryan Gosling in the Mystery Drama. Subsequently, Dunst co-starred as Peggy Blumquist in the second season of the critically acclaimed series Fargo in 2015.
Then, she has an appearance in the series including Hidden Figures (2016), Black Mirror (2017), and Drunk Histroy (2018). On Becoming a God in Central Florida is her post-production, as of March 2018.
Along with this, Kirsten is also a reputed director and a producer. Dunst is the executive producer and director of the films including The Bell Jar, Woodshock, and Bastard.
Dunst along with her mother Inez owns a production company named Wooden Spoon Productions.
Actress Kirsten has earned fame from the film Spiderman. The film Spiderman was a commercially and critically successful movie grossing $114 million during its opening weekend in North America.
The film went on to earn $822 million worldwide. Kirsten Dunst’s net worth increased gradually after her movie Spiderman. In the year 2006 and 2007, the salary of Dunst from Spiderman was $8,000,000, according to the Richest.
Further, Spiderman 2 was the second highest grossing film in 2004. The movie well received by critics and financial success with revenue of $783 million worldwide.
Following the sequel, Spiderman 3 grossed $891 million and stands as the most commercially successful film. The film was the Dunst’s highest-grossing film to the end of 2008.
According to Alux, Kirsten Dunst’s net worth as of 2017 is estimated to be $35 million with an annual salary $7,000,000.
Apart from the public image, she is also a philanthropist. She is supporting several cancer charities.
Dunst has notable charity for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation under which she raised funds by designing a necklace.
As of February 16, 2017, Kirsten was about to sell her Manhattan Penthouse Apartment for $5 Million. In March, an asking price downed to $4.5 million.
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Kirsten Dunst Selling her Manhattan Penthouse Apartment with an asking price $4.5 million
Earlier, she had rented the apartment for several years for $12,500 per month. The apartment, which consists of two bedrooms and one and a half baths, was purchased back in 2007 at $3.09 million.
According to Muzul, she owns a Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California house worth of $1.7 million.
Kirsten owns a black Toyota Prius which price ranges between $24,200 and $30,005.
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Kirsten Dunst’s black Toyota Prius
Also, she had sold her car for $7,000 in 2013 to her friend Jessica, according to Daily Mail.
Dunst was in a relationship with actor Jake Gyllenhaal in December 2002. However, the duo’s love-life lasted no longer than 2 years. Following the separation with Jake, Kirsten dated Garrett Hedlund after 2012.
A month after the end of her 4years relationship with Garret, Kirsten is living with her fiance Jesse Plemons since 2016. The pair engaged in January 2017.
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Kirsten Dunst with her fiance Jesse Plemons
On December 13, 2017, the duo announced they are expecting their first child. So, they are quickly approaching the new chapter of their life.
In the year 1995 and 2002, People’s magazine included her as 50 Most Beautiful People. Similarly, in 2002, Staff Magazine ranked Kirsten as 25th at 102 Sexiest Women in the World.
Hollywood star Kirsten got a naturalized citizenship of German in September 2011 as her father is of German and mother is of German and Swedish descent.
While being in a relationship with Jake, Kirsten got a gray and white kitten named Sophie as her birthday gift.
She had dyed her hair brown and red for movies Spiderman and the like. So, she usually has a different hair color.
She is active in the social pages like Instagram and Twitter.
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