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Katherine Moennig Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Katherine Moennig Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 57 kg
Date of Birth December 29, 1977
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Hazel

Katherine Moennig is an American actress who is well known for her portrayal of Shane McCutcheon in The L Word (2004-2009). She has also starred in several other popular television series such as Young Americans (2000), Three Rivers (2009-2010), and Ray Donovan. When she’s not on the screen, she is regarded for her quintessential tomboyish s*x appeal. Katherine has amassed a huge social media fan base with more than 500k followers on Instagram and more than 300k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Katherine Sian Moennig

Nick Name


Katherine Moennig in an Instagram selfie as seen in October 2017
Katherine Moennig in an Instagram selfie as seen in October 2017 (Katherine Moennig / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States





Katherine studied at the Academy of Notre Dame de Namur in Villanova, Pennsylvania. Later, she moved to New York to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.




  • Father – William H. Moennig III (Violin Maker)
  • Mother – Mary Zahn (Broadway Dancer)
  • Siblings – Pamela Moennig (Sister), William Moennig (Brother)
  • Others – Blythe Danner (Paternal Half-aunt) (Actress), Gwyneth Paltrow (Cousin) (Actress, Businesswoman), Harry Danner (Paternal Half-uncle) (Actor), Jake Paltrow (Paternal Cousin) (Director, Producer, Actor), William Heinrich Moennig, Jr (Paternal Grandfather), Katherine M. Kile (Maternal Grandmother)


Katherine is represented by –

  • Jennifer Wiley of Framework Entertainment
  • IFA Talent Agency
  • Michael McConnell of Innovative Artists




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Katherine Moennig as seen in June 2017
Katherine Moennig as seen in June 2017 (Katherine Moennig / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


She has German ancestry with a hint of Scottish and Irish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation

She is probably a ‘lesbian’.

Distinctive Features

Beautiful face shape

Katherine Moennig with her pets as seen in August 2016
Katherine Moennig with her pets as seen in August 2016 (Katherine Moennig / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

Katherine has done endorsement work for several brands including Clairvoyance 138 Water and Wildfang.

She also made an appearance in a Flee Bank commercial in 2002 and a public service announcement campaign by Red Cross.

Best Known For

Starring in several TV shows such as Law & OrderThe L WordThree Rivers, and Ray Donovan

First Film

Katherine made her theatrical film debut as Grace Moosup in the drama film The Shipping News in December 2001.

First TV Show

She made her first TV show appearance as Jacqueline ‘Jake’ Pratt in Young Americans in 2000.

Personal Trainer

She partakes in the sport of fencing, softball, and trains in boxing which are all great full body cardio exercises.

Katherine Moennig Favorite Things

  • Actress She Worked With On ‘The L Word’ – Rosanna ArquetteSarah Shahi
  • Designers – Henry Duarte, Christine Ganeaux
  • Clothing Stores – J Brand, Kin Boutique & Gallery

Source –,

Katherine Moennig in an Instagram post in April 2017
Katherine Moennig in an Instagram post in April 2017 (Katherine Moennig / Instagram)

Katherine Moennig Facts

  1. She was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but at the age of 18, she moved to New York City.
  2. Growing up, she made friends with mostly boys, which is where she gets her tomboyish ways from.
  3. In her childhood days, Katherine had thought about becoming a doorman when she grew up.
  4. Katherine loves the company of animals and has 2 pets of her own – a cat named Charlie and dog named Floyd.
  5. She is a trained fencer and also plays softball along with her team “Buzzsox United”.
  6. Katherine and costar Leisha Hailey are close friends.
  7. If Katherine were not an actress, she would have become either marine biologist or would have joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  8. Katherine constantly supports LGBT groups.
  9. In 2000, she appeared in the music video Is Anybody Home by Our Lady Peace.
  10. In 2006, Katherine was picked to play the role of “American Girl” in playwright Peter Morris’s play Guardians.
  11. She and actress Camila Grey are both DJ’s and often performed as a group.
  12. In 2017, she lent her voice to narrate her debut audiobook “The Last Show” written by novelist Michael Connelly.

Featured Image by Katherine Moennig / Instagram

Did we miss anyone?


  1. Katherine is taller and weighs more than I do! 3 inches and 21 pounds, wow. Another pretty girl who would pick me up and throw me cross the room!


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