Aunt Dena
General Information
Full name Dena
Nicknames Aunt Dena (by Liv, Maddie, Joey, and Parker)
Aunt D (by Jacob)
Dr. D (by Jacob)
Gender Female
Born date 1970's/1980's
Resides in Malibu, California
Eye color Blue
Hair color Blonde
Family Karen Rooney (little sister)
Pete Rooney (brother-in-law)
Liv Rooney (niece)
Maddie Rooney (niece)
Joey Rooney (nephew)
Parker Rooney (nephew)
Ruby (daughter)
Kamilla (daughter)
Anakin Rooney (son)
Jacob Mitchell (nephew-in-law)
Josh Willcox (nephew-in-law)
Friends Willow Cruz
Jacob Mitchell
First appearance "Californi-A-Rooney"
Portrayed by Jolie Jenkins
Gallery for Aunt Dena

Dena is Liv, Maddie, Joey and Parker's aunt and Karen's younger sister. She has been mentioned before on the show, but is first officially introduced in the season 3 finale.

Dena is portrayed by Jolie Jenkins.

Physical Appearance Edit

Dena has blonde hair and blue eyes, which explains how Liv and Maddie have blonde hair. She is very stylish and seems to wear fashionable clothing.





Ruby is Dena's daughter. She is protective of her and loves her dearly.

Liv RooneyEdit


Liv is one of Dena's niece's and Liv stayed with Dena when she lived in LA for 4 years, filming Sing It Loud!. Dena convinces Liv to play ding dong ditch at Matthew Mcconaughey's house, in Californi-A-Rooney.

Maddie RooneyEdit


Maddie is Dena's other niece and Maddie thinks of her as an awesome and cool aunt, who is really sweet and fun.


Jacob MitchellEdit

Jacob is Dena's nephew-in-law. She was at his and Liv's wedding and she was proud of them two. Dean already knew that Jacob and Liv were dating before Karen and Pete did. She helps Jacob out with his anger and nightmares about his family's death. Sometimes Dena will ask Liv to help her with Jacob to get him to calm down. It is shown that Dena really loves her nephew-in-law.

Trivia Edit

  • Aunt Dena has been mentioned before.
  • Liv lived with Dena and Ruby when she lived in L.A. for four years, filming Sing it Loud.
  • She has blonde hair, which explains how Liv and Maddie have their blonde.
  • She owns a beach house in Malibu.
  • She appears to be quite fashionable.
  • Karen is her sister and Dena is the younger sister.
  • She is a recurring character in season 4.
  • Dena likes to look and act like a hippie.
  • She believes that she is never wrong.
  • Dena was at Liv and Maddie's wedding.
  • She gets along with Jacob really well.
  • She knows where Matthew Mcconaughey lives and likes to play ding dong ditch. (Californi-A-Rooney).
  • She knew about what caused the fire at Jacob's house.
  • Dena is happy to see Jacob spending time with Ruby.


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