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Kathryn Dennis is an American actress cum model; best known for being one of the stars of the BravoTv’s series titled Southern Charm. She has been playing a recurring in the series since its inception in 2014. In addition to her acting prowess, Dennis is also a model and has done some modeling gig with notable brands including Azalea magazine, among others.
The amazing actress was born as Kathryn Calhoun Dennis on August 5, 1992, in Charleston, South Carolina. Dennis came from the root of American politicians; her parents are Luke Dennis and his wife Allison Dennis. Kathryn’s grandfather was a well-known senator who spent up to fifty years of his life in the South Carolina parliament. Additionally, Kathryn Dennis also a descendant of John Calhoun who served as the 7th Vice president of the United States under President Quincey Adams during the 19th century.
Kathryn grew up in her family’s plantation in Berkeley County and while she was growing; she was regarded as the party-girl of the family. She often lives an extravagant life and always party hard with her friends. Meanwhile, she has a history of alcohol abuse which has landed her in the rehab many times. There is no information regarding her other siblings. Dennis is a well-educated, she acquired her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Southern California, Colombia. During her college days, Dennis interned at the Lieutenant Governor’s office. Soon after her graduation, Kathryn focused on her modeling career; she has appeared on the cover of several fashion magazines including Azalea magazine.
Subsequently, she chose a career in acting and in 2014, she became one of the main characters of the BravoTv series titled Southern Charm. The series has gained wide recognition; thus bringing her into the limelight. The series which premiered on March 3, 2014, revolves around the personal and professional lives of seven socialites who reside in Charleston, South Carolina.
The brilliant actress has been wonderful since she began her acting career and she has earned a huge wealth for herself. Kathryn Dennis currently has an estimated net worth of $600 thousand. She earns her net worth through her acting career, modeling, and other endeavors. Her salary in the Bravo TV series hasn’t been disclosed and she has been one of the main characters in the series to date.
The amazing Southern Charm star has won the heart of many guys and has been in a few relationships. Although Kathryn Dennis isn’t married yet; the amazing actress is a proud mother of two children. Kathryn had her first child with her co-star and boyfriend named Thomas Ravenell in the first season of the series in 2014. Meanwhile, Thomas is an American politician who served as the former treasurer of South Carolina. He served in that position for six months from January to July 2007 under governor Mark Sanford.
Kathryn and Thomas had a long-term relationship and in 2014, Kathryn became pregnant. Her pregnancy stirred a lot of controversy in the Southern Charm show as she got confused about who the father of her child was between her co-stars Thomas Ravenell and Shep Rose. However, it was later discovered that it was Ravenell that had fathered her child. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Kensington Ravenell in 2014. The following year, they also had a son named Saint Julien in the ending of 2015 and after Julien’s birth; the pair officially went their separate ways. They broke up due to irreconcilable differences. Prior to their relationship, Ravenell was previous married to Mary Ryan, the daughter of the former Chief of the Air Force General Mike Ryan. The duo was together for two years and got divorced in 2008.
Following her break up with Thomas Ravenell, Kathryn lost the custody of their children to Ravenell. Thomas got the full custody after the kids were returned to him by their nanny who alleged that Kathryn had been using party drugs around them. Kathryn was placed on rehab for excessive drug usage in late 2015. After her recovery, she began to fight for a joint custody of their children in 2016. After she failed the court’s drug test (she tested positive for marijuana and cocaine), Thomas still retained the sole custody of their children to date. Meanwhile, that was not the first time Kathryn had experienced the legal confrontation. She was previously arrested and was sentenced to berkeley jail for excessive drinking and misconduct in 2012.
Kathryn Dennis’ grandfather Rembert Dennis served in the South Carolina Parliament when he was alive. Kathryn Dennis also a descendant of John Calhoun who served as the 7th Vice President of the United States. Dennis joined the cast of the BravoTv series titled Southern Charm in 2014