'Wentworth' Actress Kate Jenkinson Personal Life & Career Insight

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'Wentworth' Actress Kate Jenkinson Personal Life & Career Insight

Kate Jenkinson is an actress best known for playing Allie Novak in Wentworth (2016-2021). Before the acclaimed role, she rose to fame for portraying Kendall Quinn, a lawyer in the comedy series Super Fun Night (2013-2014) alongside Rebel Wilson.

Some of her other works are Offspring (2011-2014), Fatal Honeymoon (2012), and The Heckler (2014).


The Wentworth actress is dating Nathan Harding, an entrepreneur, marketer, and the founder & managing director of Yo Media.


Kate Jenkinson with boyfriend Nathan Harding at Ban Kamala, Phuket, Thailand in December 2018 (Photo: Nathan Harding's Instagram)

The two started dating around 2018.

Kate Jenkinson's Age & Bio

Kate Ellen Jenkinson was born on 24 August 1981 in Perth, Australia. She graduated from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in 2004.


The Super Fun Night actress' very first acting job was in a play called Zastrozzi for Perth's Black Swan Theatre company. She was cast as Julia in the play two weeks before her graduation from WAAPA. In 2005, she got nominated for Best Newcomer for her performance.

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Kate's first work in TV production was in The Wedge (2006-2007). She acted in Newstopia (2007), Canal Road (2008), Bogan Pride (2008), among many others in the upcoming years. Throughout her career, she has played in over 30 movies, series, and TV productions.


The actress plays a gay drug-addicted prostitute named Allie Novak in the prison drama series, Wentworth. Her character, introduced in the fourth season (2016) of the series, is caught up in a tricky situation when she falls for the adversary of her protector, Bea Smith (played by Danielle Cormack).

Interesting Facts

  • On graduation from WAAPA, she was awarded the Nigel Rideout award for excellence.

  • She is close friends with Rebel Wilson.

  • Kate has a rescue dog named Bowie.

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  • Kate boasts a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters).

  • The actress has an older brother named Andrew and two half-siblings.

  • Kate's boyfriend, Nathan, has documented his day to day entrepreneurial journey and posted it on his website, nathanharding.com.