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Katelynn Cusanelli
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Born February 15, 1984
Hometown West Palm Beach, Florida
Show History
Season The Real World: Brooklyn
Episodes 13
Social Media
Twitter k8mnstr
Instagram xiaok8

Katelynn "Kat" Cusanelli is a roommate on The Real World: Brooklyn. She is the first-ever transgender castmate to be on The Real World.


Katelynn is a native of West Palm Beach, Fla., where she was raised by a religious Italian family. Her strong desire to be a mother stems from her close-knit relationship with her own mom. The 24-year-old is a self-proclaimed computer geek and practicing black belt in martial arts. After a string of bad relationships, Katelynn is currently with her boyfriend, Mike, the guy she hopes to marry one day.


After Real World

Katelynn got a job as an I.T. specialist at the University of Montana after filming ended. She speaks across college campuses on LGBT+ issues. In 2008, she began dating her boyfriend Mike, and eventually got married. However, the two divorced in 2012.

Challenge seasons

Challenges Challenges won Eliminations Money Earned
Fresh Meat II, Rivals None 1 (1 loss) $0

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