Karen Gillan: Short-Biography

Karen Gillan was born Karen Sheila Gillan on November 28, 1987, in Inverness, Scotland, to parents Marie Gillan and Raymond John Gillan.  She graduated from Edinburgh’s Telford College and later enrolled at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.

Personal Life

As of December 2019, Karen Gillan is reportedly single; however, she has had a few shares of affairs in her life.

From 2006 to 2012, the actress was dating Patrick Green. After that, Avenger Endgame star had encountered Andrew Brooke in 2012.

Karen Gillan and her rumored boyfriend Matt Smith
Karen Gillan and her rumored boyfriend Matt Smith

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The same year, there was a rumor that Gillan was in a relationship with Matt Smith.

Debut From Television

Scottish actress Karen made her professional debut playing Teri Cotter in the TV series Rebus in 2006. After two years, she appeared as Soothsayer in the television show Doctor Who.

The same year, Gillian worked in TV series Harley Street, The Kevin Bishop Show, and Coming Up. After that, in 2010, the actress featured in the movie Outcast. Also, she played Any Pond in Doctor Who for three years.

Scottish Actress Karen Gillan is worth $2 million
Scottish Actress Karen Gillan is worth $2 million

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Then, in 2014, Karen tasted fame after playing Jane Lockhart in the film Not Another Happy Ending with Stanley Weber, Amy Manson, Gary Lewis, Freya Mavor, and others. Moreover, she starred in the film Guardians of the Galaxy alongside Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, and many more.

Since the beginning of Gillan’s career, she has appeared in numerous TV shows and films. Some of her films with its budget and earnings are listed below:

Movies Budget Box Office Collections
Oculus $5 million $44 million
Guardians of the Galaxy $195.9 million (Net)

$232.3 million (Gross)

$772.8 million
The Big Short $50 million $133.4 million
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 $200 million $863.8 million
The Circle $18 million $40.7 million
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle $90 million $962.1 million
Avengers: Infinity War $316 to $400 million $2.048 billion
Avengers: Endgame $356 million $2.798 billion
Stuber $16 million $32.4 million

5 feet 10 inches tall star has portrayed the role of Mercedes in the upcoming 2020’s movie The Call of the Wild. Likewise, she also played Eva in the post-production film Gunpowder Milkshake.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Karen Gillan?

Karen Gillan is a popular Scottish actress, model, and filmmaker. As per the sources, she, as of December 2022, is worth $3 million. 

Her acting career is her major income source,, and besides that, she also earns from her endorsement and sponsorship deals.

Trivia: She earned $140,000 to work on the film Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014.

Karen is best known as Jane Lockhart in the film Not Another Happy Ending. Similarly, her other notable acting credits include Selfie, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.

House And Cars

Doctor Who actress Karen lives in an apartment in Sacramento, California, United States.

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The versatile star owns luxurious cars such as Audi A4, Audi A8, Jaguar E type convertible, Ford Mustang, and Mercedes S Class. According to The Richest, the true worthy cars altogether cost $375,650.

Involved In Charitable Works?

Karen is involved in various charitable works. She promoted Fashion Target Breast Cancer and the opening of Squirrel Ward at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2011.

Karen Gillan Helping Great Ormand Street Hospital Charity
Karen Gillan Helping Great Ormand Street Hospital Charity

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Similarly, in November 2013, in order to donate the non-profit Urban Arts Partnership, she appeared on Broadway in a play called Time to Act.

Later, in 2018, she went to the Mikeysline crisis support center in Inverness after presenting her film The Party’s Just Beginning. The movie was all about the huge suicide rate in the Scottish Highlands, where the star requested the public to support the mental health charity.