Karen Gillan Net Worth:$2 Million
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Nov 28, 1987 (34 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)|
Karen Sheila Gillan is a Scottish actress and filmmaker. Gillan is famous particularly for playing Amy Pond, a primary companion to the Eleventh Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who (2010–2013)
Karen Gillan net worth 2022:
Karen Gillan is a Scottish actress and former model who has a net worth of $2 million dollars.
Karen Gillan Biography:
Karen Sheila Gillan was born in Inverness on 28 November 1987, the daughter of Marie and Raymond Gillan. She is paternally half-English; her father is from Sunderland in North East England. She began playing the piano when she was in elementary school, and then began appearing in plays with local ensembles.
When she turned 16, she moved to Edinburgh and completed a HNC Acting and Performance course at Telford College.She moved to London at age 18 to study at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.
Prior to her acting career, she worked as a model, premiering at London Fashion Week in 2007. Gillan has said she would not give up her acting career to return to modelling, stating that while she enjoyed modelling, acting had always been her main interest and goal.
She studied acting while in high school and went on to graduate from the Italia Conte Academy of Theatre Arts in London, with a degree in Acting.
Karen Gillan Career:
She began her professional television career in 2006, appearing on “Rebus”. She has since gone on to appear in such film and television projects as “The Kevin Bishop Show”, “Coming Up”, “Stacked”, “The New Town Killers”, “The Well”, “Outcast”, “Not Another Happy Ending”, and “A Touch of Cloth”. She is most widely recognized for her work as Amy Pond on “Doctor Who”. She is next slated to appear in “Oculus” and “Guardians of the Galaxy”.
Gillan gained recognition for her work in British film and television, particularly for playing Amy Pond, a primary companion to the Eleventh Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who (2010–2013), for which she received several awards and nominations.
In 2011, Gillan made her first theatre appearance playing the role of Shirley in John Osborne’s play Inadmissible Evidence along with Douglas Hodge.
Her early film roles include Ally in the thriller film Outcast (2010) and Jane Lockhart in the romantic comedy film Not Another Happy Ending (2013).
She made her transition to Hollywood starring as Kaylie Russell in the horror film Oculus (2013), her first commercial success in the United States, and thereafter played the lead in the sitcom Selfie (2014).
In 2015, Gillan had a bit part in the drama film The Big Short directed by Adam McKay, alongside Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell and Melissa Leo.
In 2017, Gillan reprised her role as Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, this time becoming a member of the film’s eponymous team and co-starred in The Circle, alongside Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, and John Boyega. The latter film, released in April, was directed and written by James Ponsoldt, and was based on the novel by Dave Eggers.
She reprised her role as Nebula in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019), which were filmed back-to-back. Filming for the two films began in January 2017 at Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayette County, Georgia and ended in January 2018
In 2020, she appeared in the adventure drama The Call of the Wild, based on the Jack London novel. In 2021, Gillan starred in the action film Gunpowder Milkshake alongside Lena Headey, Angela Bassett, Carla Gugino, Michelle Yeoh and Paul Giamatti.
In 2011, Gillan helped promote Fashion Targets Breast Cancer (FTBC) and the opening of Squirrel Ward at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.
In 2018, she visited the Mikeysline crisis support centre in Inverness after presenting her film The Party’s Just Beginning. The film is about the high suicide rate in the Scottish Highlands, and Gillan made a public pledge to support the mental health charity.