Kaitlyn Dever: Early Life, Career, Relationships & Net Worth

Are you a late-night movie watcher? Well, then Kaitlyn Dever is an amazing American young actress who will keep you entertained with her outstanding performance in several big movies.

Kaitlyn Dever is best known for her roles in the FX crime drama series Justified, Netflix series Unbelievable, Last Man Standing, etc.

This young actress has also been able to win several acting awards at such a young age.

Young and Beautiful American Actress Kaitlyn Dever
Young and Beautiful American Actress Kaitlyn Dever

Some of her movies which you would love to watch are Bad Teacher (2011), The Spectacular Now (2013), Short Term 12 (2013), and Detroit (2017).

In this article, we will discuss everything about Kaitlyn Dever.

Kaitlyn Dever: Quick Facts

Full Name: Kaitlyn Rochelle Dever
NickName: Kait
Birth Date: December 21, 1996
Age: 24 years old
Horoscope: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Father’s Name: Tim Dever
Mother’s Name: Kathy Dever
Siblings: Mady Dever, Jane Dever
Height: 5 feet 2 inches (157.5cm)
Weight: 53 kg (117lbs)
Nationality: American
Education: Dallas Young Actors Studio
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Religion: Christianity
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Profession: Actor, Film actor
Marital Status: Unmarried
Boyfriend: Ansel Elgort
Net Worth: 3 Million Dollar 
Social Media Presence: Instagram, Twitter

Early Life and Education

Kaitlyn Rochelle Dever, aka Kaitlyn Dever, was born on the 21st December 1996, in Phoenix, Arizona, the United States of America.

She grew up with her two younger sisters, Mady Dever, Jane Dever. Talking about her parents, she is the daughter of Tim Dever(Father) and  Kathy Dever(Mother).

Furthermore, this personality developed an interest in performing arts when she was five years old.

She also participated in ballet, skating, and gymnastics until she focused on acting. Her father, Tim Dever, got an opportunity to voice Barney the Purple Dinosaur in Dallas.

Sweet childhood photo of Kaitlyn Dever
Sweet childhood photo of Kaitlyn Dever

Kaitlyn was also enrolled at the Dallas Young Actors Studio in a month-long acting program. Honing her acting skills at the studio, she got a chance to book several commercials.

Talking about education, she has been homeschooled since grade four. She has also gone to various drama and acting schools like Dallas Young Actors Studio.

No detailed description of her education is found on the internet. If any description is found, then we will update you soon.

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Age, Height, and Body Measurements

American actress Kaitlyn Dever is currently living her 24th year of life since she was born in 1996.

The zodiac sign of Kaitlyn is Sagittarius, which describes her character as Idealistic, Generous, and Great sense of humor.

Furthermore, this wonderful lady has a body measurement of Bust-waist-hips as 33-24-32 inches, which is the perfect body measurement that every girl wishes to have.

Kaitlyn stands at the height of 5 feet 2 inches or 157.5cm and a total body weight of 53kg or 117lbs.

This young and beautiful actress has dark brown color hair and eyes, which extends her beauty to the next level.

She prefers the Dres’s size of 2(US) and 7(US) shoe sizes.

Personal Life of Kaitlyn Dever

Talking about the personal life of Kaitlyn Dever, there isn’t much to discuss as this actress desires to keep her personal information to herself.

Kaitlyn Dever with her Ex-Boyfriend
Kaitlyn Dever with her Ex-Boyfriend Ansel Elgort

Kaitlyn wasn’t interested in discussing her personal relationships and affairs as the rumors were heard regarding Dever and Ansel Elgort’s dating.

But neither of them was ready to confirm the relationship.

Dever is currently single without any relationship interference and is busy making her career more successful and strong.

Acting Career of Kaitlyn Dever

Beautiful young American actress Dever began her acting career at the young age of 13, making a debut role as Gwen Thompson in American Girl Film, An American Girl: Chrissa Stood Strong in 2009.

At the beginning of her acting career, she worked more on television series such as FX series Justified, ABC sitcom Last Man Standing, Make It or Break It.

She also worked in Modern Family, The Mentalist, Party Down, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Private Practice.

Kaitlyn then began to appear in movies such as Bad Teacher, Cinema Verite, and Clint Eastwood in 2011.

For her amazing performance in the movie Bad Teacher, she was nominated at the 33rd Young Artist Awards for her supporting role.

American Actress Kaitlyn Dever
American Actress Kaitlyn Dever

The acting career of Dever began to shine brighter after her presence in the movie, The Spectacular Now and Short Term 12, for which her role was widespread acclaimed and appreciated.

She was then cast in the comedy film Laggies along with actress Chloe Grace Mortez and Keira Knightley.

She appeared in several other films that include We Don’t Belong Here, Detroit (Men, Women & Children), and All Summers, where Dever was still cast as a supporting role actress.

After several years of struggling as a supporting role actress, Dever in 2019 performed a lead role in the drama-thriller movie, Them that Follow, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on the 27th of January.

In the same year, her next movie with the lead role, Booksmart, premiered at South by Southwest on the 11th of March.

With her amazing lead role performances, people began to praise her.

She won several awards and nominations such as Golden Globe for Best Actress in Miniseries or Television Film, BAFTA Rising Star Award, TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Drama, etc.

In 2020, she was cast in the comedy series Home Movie: The Princess Bride, which was made to raise money for World Central Kitchen.

Kaitlyn also co-starred in the Audible drama, When You Finish Saving the World. Her latest released movie is Dear Evan Hansen on August 17, 2020, in which she cast as Zoe Murphy.

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Hobbies and Favorite Things

  1. Favorite Actor: Joaquin Phoenix
  2. Favorite Actress: Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Portman
  3. Favorite Color: Black
  4. Favorite Singer: Johnny Cash, Avril Lavigne
  5. Love to do: Theatre Play, Artwork, Reading, Guitar, Singing, Gymnastics, Ballet Skating
  6. Favorite Food: Circus Cookies
  7. Dream Holiday Destination: Greece
  8. Favorite TV Show: Modern Family

Award and Nomination

  1. Nominated for the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Television Series from the movie, Private practice in 2011.
  2. Nominated for the Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Youth Performance in a Leading or Supporting Role-female from the movie Short Term 12 in 2013.
  3. Nominated for Behind the Voice Actors Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game from the movie Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End in 2017.
  4. Won the Newport Beach Film Festival Award for Ensemble Cast from the movie Them That Follow in 2019.
  5. Won the CinemaCon Award for Female Stars of Tomorrow from the movie Booksmart in 2019.
  6. Won the Hollywood Critics Association Award for Best Performance by an Actress 23 and Under, and Next Generation of Hollywood from the movie Booksmart in 2020.
  7. Nominated for Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries for the movie Unbelievable in 2020.
  8. Nominated for British Academy Film Award for Rising Star Award from the movie Herself in 2020.
  9. Nominated for TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Drama from the movie Unbelievable in 2020.

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Some Lesser Known Facts about Kaitlyn Dever

  1. During her childhood, she actively participates in gymnastics, ballet, and skating.
  2. She was home-schooled from the fourth grade and graduated by following a special course designed for child artists.
  3. Dever attended Dallas Young Actors Studio. She also got an opportunity to appear in numerous advertisements.
  4. Kaitlyn Dever is not good at playing pranks.
  5. The young actress played the role of  Michelle Loud in “Cinema Verite.”
  6. Audiences also appreciate her recent appearances in the movies like Them That Follow (as Dilly Picket) and Booksmart(as Amy Antsler).
  7. She also follows a clean and healthy diet to maintain her body weight.
  8. Kristen Stewart and Audrey Hepburn are her fashion icons.
  9. This talented lady has also done voiceover work for video games like Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Open Roads.
  10. She likes only those friends who are there to help her and who are honest.
  11. Her parents are very cool, supportive, and trust her. They have never been strict with her.
  12. She was a part of the 2021 Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in the “Hollywood and Entertainment” category.

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Net Worth

It looks like a career as an actress or actor is one of the best careers to have as per several young actors/actresses’ net worths.

Likewise, this beautiful and talented American actress, Kaitlyn Dever, is the owner of 3 million dollars which she collected from her acting career.

This 24 years old actress already has a secured and happy lifestyle with millions of bank balances.

We can also see her fancy and luxurious lifestyle inspecting on several social media platforms. 

Social Media Presence

Brilliant talent and gorgeous looks are the essential things that most people admire.

Likewise, Kaitlyn is both talented in her acting profession and gorgeous, which is why she has tons of fan following on her social media.

Kaitlyn Dever is mostly active on her Instagram account, where she has a huge 610 thousand followers.

Similarly, she also uses a Twitter account where she has 88.9 thousand followers.

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