Karen Kopins Net Worth

March 7, 2023
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Karen Kopins Shaw was born on 10 October 1961, in Ridgefield, Connecticut USA, and is best known as an actress who has appeared in projects such as ‘’The Fall Guy’’ and ‘’Riptide’’. In addition to that, she is widely known as a former model and as a Miss Connecticut.

So just how rich is Karen Kopins, as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, this American actress and former model has a net worth of $1.4 million, accumulated from her over two decades long career in the previously mentioned fields, from the 1970s to ‘90s.


Karen Kopins Net Worth $1.4 million


Speaking about her early life and career, Karen won the Miss Connecticut 1977 competition, but nevertheless was more interested in an acting career. She was a student of Marymount College, and graduated from there before moving to California to pursue acting on a professional level. Kopins made her debut as a guest star in one episode of the television series entitled ‘’The Fall Guy’’ in 1983, and in the next year, she had another television series role, playing Kimba Hall in the pilot episode of ‘’Riptide’’. She remained busy in the mid-1980s, but most importantly had her first silver screen role in 1985, in the drama musical ‘’Fast Forward’’, in which she played Susan Granger. During the same year, Karen had a major role in the film ‘’HeartBeat ‘’, in which she acted alongside Whitney Kershaw and Christine Langner, among others. In 1986, she had another notable movie role in the action adventure film ‘’Jake Speed’’, playing one of the main characters, Margaret Winston; the previously mentioned movie grossed over $1.9 million at the box office. As of the late ‘80s she had many projects, but most importantly, was a guest-star in one episode of ‘’Full House’, a critically acclaimed and popular TV show. In 1988, she had a prominent role in ‘’Dallas’’, a publicly praised drama romance television series, in which she played Kay Lloyd in 13 episodes, overall spending a year working on that project, and afterwards went on to play in ‘’Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again’’ in 1990. Meantime, Karen was cast as one of Charlie’s Angels in the spinoff ‘’Angels ‘88’’, but the series never went to air.

Speaking of the mid-90s, Karen made her last appearances during those years. In 1994, she acted in ‘’The Cosby Mysteries’’ and in ‘’Lady in Waiting’’, with the latter being a drama thriller directed by Fred Gallo. Having finished with this project, Kopins retired from acting. To conclude, she appeared in more than 20 television and movie projects.

Her other works include a commercial she made for Windex Cleaner in 1993.

When it comes to her personal life, Karen has been married to her high school boyfriend Marc Shaw since 1990; the couple has four children and resides in Redding, Connecticut. In 2010, Karen revealed that she had Lyme disease. She has a Facebook account, which she made in 2010, but isn’t active there anymore.

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