Karen Gillan
Karen Gillan
Celebrated Name: Karen Gillan
Real Name/Full Name: Karen Sheila Gillan
Gender: Female
Age: 36 years old
Birth Date: 28 November 1987
Birth Place: Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 58 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Husband/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Karen Gillan Lesbian?: No
Profession: Actress and filmmaker
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $3 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Karen Gillan is one of the most famous Scottish actress and filmmaker. She became famous after doing the role of Amy Pond, in an acclaimed BBC One series Doctor Who from 2010 to 2013. She also got very popular after working in Marvel movies. Karen pays the role of Nebula daughter of Thanos in Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. Karen has worked in some of the viral movies, and she also appeared in the famous film of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019).

Maybe you know about Karen Gillan very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Karen Gillan’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Karen Gillan’s birth name is Karen Sheila Gillan, and she was born in Inverness in Scotland on 28 November 1987, Her parent’s name is Marie and Raymond Gillan. At the age of 16, Karen’s family moved to Edinburgh Scotland, and She has done a course in HNC Acting and Performance from Telford College.

Her entire family shifted to the city of London when she was only 18 years old because she wanted to study at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. While Karen was studying, she got a contract from a modeling agency. Before starting as an actor, Karen was a model. Karen has said that she was not considering giving up her acting career to return being a model, stating she like modeling, but she always wanted to be an actor.

Personal Life

In 2012, When Karen was interviewed by the host of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Karen told that when she was shooting for the movie Oculus (2013) around that time, she permanently relocated to the United States. Karen is from a Catholic background, she has not been baptized, and therefore, she does not practice a religion.

Karen found her first love when she was eighteen years old, but due to her career, she had to face problems in her relationship. She tried to be in a long-distance relationship, but it didn’t work out. Karen has also appeared in a podcast interview with Michael Rosenbaum in which she said the issues a person has to deal with in a long-distance relationship in detail.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28 November 1987, Karen Gillan is 36 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. Her height is 1.8 m tall, and her weight is 58 kg.


In starting of the Karen’s acting career she was seen in guest roles on television shows, she got her first role in an episode of ITV crime show “Rebus,” her character was of a college dropout. Karen appeared for two years on a comedy series known as “The Kevin Bishop Show,” on the series Karen played as multiple characters s such as Katy Perry and Angelina Jolie. Karen got a leading role in a horror show known as The Well, the show was broadcast as a series of short movies on BBC Two and later shown as a web series on BBC.co.uk. Karen started her career by appearing in a horror movie called “Outcast.”

It was announced that Karen would be playing a role in an indie Scottish romantic comedy movie known as “Not Another Happy Ending alongside Emun Elliott,” which got released in August 2011. John McKay saw a perfect fit for a character in Karen as she had similarities with the humor present in the movie.

John’s nature had the characteristics of the bubbly, vibrant, energetic, funny, and slightly clumsy type of person. The shooting of the film took place in July 2012, and Stanley Weber replaced Elliott. Karen said that she is thrilled to work in Scottish production as she is from Scotland, and its the film which isn’t about drug use or fighting the English. In June 2013, The movie released at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Karen has also done the role of a supermodel Jean Shrimpton, in the TV film called ‘We’ll Take Manhattan’ in 2012, The movie tells the story of Shrimpton’s relationship with the photographer David Bailey. Karen got her first lead role in the supernatural horror movie called Oculus, which shot in Alabama, United States, and released in April 2014.

Awards & Achievements

Karen has worked in many internationally famous movies. People love the work that she does in movies, and therefore she has also won awards for her hard work. Karen is a popular actress, and she has been nominated 35 times for the awards, out of which she has won the award 16 times. Some of her awards are mentioned below:

In 2010, Karen won the Cosmopolitan’s Ultimate Women of the Year Awards for the Best Actress.

She also lifted the Empire Awards for the Best Female Newcomer in the movies Guardians of the Galaxy and Oculus in 2015.

Net Worth & Salary of Karen Gillan in 2024

Karen Gillan Net Worth
Karen Gillan Net Worth

Karen Gillan is a popular actress, and she has earned money form her hard-work that can be seen in her movies. She plays the role of a character perfectly, and that’s why people like her. Her earnings come from her modeling and acting career. As of April 2024, The net worth of Karen is estimated to be around $3 million. She is still working, and her net worth is undoubtedly going to increase in the future.

Karen is a beautiful actress, and she has also worked in many famous movies. People love to watch her act. She is becoming more and more popular with the release of her new film. Her upcoming film is Thor: Love and Thunder, which everyone should watch it is a Marvel movie in which Karen will play the role of Nebula.


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