Karen Gillan Net Worth

January 12, 2024
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Born Karen Sheila Gillan on the 28th November 1987, in Inverness, Scotland, she is a stage, television and film actress, best known to the world as Amy Pond in the long-running sci-fi TV series “Doctor Who” (2008-2013), and as Nebula in the adventure sci-fi film “Guardians of the Galaxy” (2014), and its sequel “Guardians of the Galaxy” (2017).

Have you ever wondered how rich Karen Gillan is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Gillan’s net worth is as high as $2 million, an amount earned through her successful career as an actress which started in the mid-2000s..


Karen Gillan Net Worth $2 Million


Known for her red hair and perky personality, Karen is a typical Scot, having grown-up in her hometown of Inverness. However, in her teens, she moved to Telford College, Edinburgh and studied acting . Two years later, she took a step further, moving to London and enrolling at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts , from which she obtained a BA degree in acting.

Her career started in 2006, with a minor role in the TV series “Rebus”, only to join the ensemble of the sketch comedy series “The Kevin Bishop Show” two years later. While working on the show, Karen imitated several celebrities, including Katy Perry and Angelina Jolie, among others. The same year she was cast in the role of Soothsayer in “Doctor Who”, but then two years later was brought back to the show, this time in the more notable role as Amy Pond, companion of Doctor Who, who at the time was portrayed by Matt Smith. She stayed on the show until 2013, during which time her net worth increased to a large degree, while her popularity also soared.

Meantime, in 2010 she had the role in Colm McCarthy’s horror “Outcast”, and then in 2013 starred in John McKay’s romantic drama “Not Another Happy Ending”, and in the horror “Oculus”, with Brenton Thwaites and Katee Sackhoff. She continued her rise to stardom with the role of Nebula in James Gunn’s sci-fi adventure “Guardians of the Galaxy” (2014), and then in 2015 appeared in the Academy Award-winning biographical drama “The Big Short”, with Christian Bale, Steve Carel and Ryan Gosling. In recent years, Karen featured in the drama “In a Valley of Violence” (2016), with such stars as Ethan Hawke and John Travolta, and then in 2017 appeared with Emma Watson, Tom Hanks and John Boyega in the sci-fi thriller “The Circle”, which also added to her wealth.

Karen also has several projects that are yet to be released, including the role of Nebula, but this time in the different franchise of “Avengers: The Infinity War”, which is scheduled for 2018, and she will also star in the sequel of “Jumanji” (1995), which starred the late Robin Williams, entitled “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (2017).

Regarding her personal life, Karen has worked with several campaigns, including Fashion Targets Breast Cancer and also helped promote the opening at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London of Squirrel Ward. She now resides in Los Angeles, California and according to reports she is still single.

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