Karen Gillan

Birth Day November 28th, 1987
Birth Place Inverness
Age 36 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Karen Gillan Biography

Karen Gillan is a Scottish actress, screenwriter, director, voice artist, and model. She is best known for playing the role of Amy Pond, companion to the Eleventh Doctor, in the BBC One science fiction series, Doctor Who from 2010 to 2013, for which she has earned several awards and nominations such as "TV Quick Award", "Cosmopolitan's Ultimate Women of the Year Award", "Young Scot Awards", "SFX Awards", "TV Choice Award", and "National Television Award". She gained international fame after Portraying the character of Nebula in Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy", "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2", "Avengers: Infinity War", and "Avengers: Endgame". Her major films and TV series include "Oculus", "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle", "Jumanji: The Next Level", "Gunpowder Milkshake", "NTSF:SD: SUV", and "Selfie". Moreover, Karen will be seen in her upcoming films, "Thor: Love and Thunder", "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" and "The Bubble".

Apart from movies and TV  series, she has also appeared in some stage shows like "Inadmissible Evidence" and "Time to Act". In 2014, she appeared in a music video titled "Happy Idiot".

Besides working in the entertainment industry, Karen Gillan is also active on social media platforms. She has more than 7.4 million followers on Instagram @karengillan, around 1.2 million followers on Twitter @karengillan, and around 1.9 million followers on her official Facebook page. She is also active on Tiktok @karengillanofficial with more than 11.7k followers and 23.9k likes as of July 2021. 

Karen Gillan Age, Family & Nationality

Karen Gillan was born on November 28, 1987, to her father, Raymond John Gillan, and her mother, Marie Gillan as Karen Sheila Gillan. She was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland but she moved to Edinburgh at age of 16 where she completed an HNC Acting and Performance course at Telford College. At the age of 18, she moved to London to study at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. while she was studying at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, she was scouted by a modeling agency and she worked on numerous modeling projects.  Though she began her career as a model, she wanted to become an actress, not a model.

She holds Scottish nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She comes from a catholic background but she doesn't practice any religion.

Karen Gillan Dating & Boyfriend

Talking about her marital status, Karen Gillan is unmarried and is not dating anyone now. Previously, she was in a romantic relationship with British photographer, Patric Green from 2006 to 2012. She then romantically linked with the British actor, Andrew Booke in late 2012 but the duo broke up a few months later in 2013.

Karen Gillan Net Worth 2021

Karen Gillan has earned a good fortune from her career as an actress, screenwriter, director, and voice artist. She has also done several modeling projects. As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to be $16 million and undoubtedly her net worth is going to increase in the future. Her major source of earning is working in the entertainment industry. She has also done some brands endorsements of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Warburtons, eHarmony which helps her to earn an extra amount of money.

Furthermore, she has a car collection worth $375,650 which includes Audi A4, Audi A8, Jaguar E type convertible, Ford Mustang, and Mercedes S class.

Karen Gillan Height & Weight

Actress Karen Gillan is a gorgeous lady with an attractive hourglass slim body physique. She stands at a towering height of 1.78m ( 5 feet and 10 inches). She has a body weight of 58kg (128 lbs.). Her body measurement is 34-26-34 inches, whereas her bra size is 32B. Her dress and shoe sizes are 6(US) and 9(US) respectively. She has a fair complexion with red hair and hazel eyes. Her sexual orientation is Straight.



  • 2010- "Outcast"
  • 2013- "Not Another Happy Ending"
  • 2013- "Oculus"
  • 2014- "Guardians of the Galaxy"
  • 2015- "The Big Short"
  • 2016- "In a Valley of Violence"
  • 2017- "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"
  • 2017- "The Circle"
  • 2017- "Alex & the List"
  • 2017- "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"
  • 2018- "The Party's Just Beginning"
  • 2018- "Avengers: Infinity War"
  • 2018- "All Creatures Here Below"
  • 2019- "Stuber"
  • 2019- "Spies in Disguise"
  • 2019- "Jumanji: The Next Level"
  • 2020- "The Call of the Wild"
  • 2021- "Gunpowder Milkshake"
  • 2021- "Dual"

TV Shows

  • 2006- "Rebus"
  • 2008- "Doctor Who"
  • 2008- "Stacked"
  • 2008- "Harley Street"
  • 2008- "Coming Up"
  • 2008-2009- "The Kevin Bishop Show"
  • 2009- "The Well"
  • 2010-2013- "Doctor Who"
  • 2012- "We'll Take Manhattan"
  • 2012- "In love With"
  • 2013- "NTSF:SD:SUV::"
  • 2014- "A Touch of Cloth"
  • 2014- "Selfie"
  • 2015- "Comedy Bang! Bang!"
  • 2015- "7 Days in Hell"
  • 2015- "Robot Chicken"
  • 2016- "Emo Dad"
  • 2019- "Neurotica"
  • 2020- "Cake"
  • 2021- "Calls"
  • 2021- "What If...?"

Short Films

  • 2014- "Bound for Greatness"
  • 2015- "Warning Labels"
  • 2015- "Coward"
  • 2015- "Fun Size Horror: Volume Two"
  • 2019- "The Hoarding"

 Video Games

  • 2010-2011- "Doctor Who: The Adventure Games"
  • 2010- "Doctor Who: Evacuation Earth"
  • 2010- "Doctor Who: Return to Earth"

Music Video

  • 2014- "Happy Idiot"


  • 2018- "The Secret Garden"


  • 2011- "Inadmissible Evidence"
  • 2013- "Time to Act"

Awards & Nominations

  • 2010- Nominated for Constellation Award-Best Female Performance for Doctor Who
  • 2010- Nominated for TV Quick Award-Best Actress for Doctor Who\
  • 2010- Won Cosmopolitan's Ultimate Women of the Year Awards-Best Actress for Doctor Who
  • 2010- Won Young Scot Awards-Entertainment for Doctor Who
  • 2011- Won SFX Awards-Best Actress
  • 2011- Won TV Choice Awards-Best Actress for Doctor Who
  • 2011- Nominated for Scream Awards-Best SCi-Fi Actress for Doctor Who
  • 2012- Won National Television Awards-Best Drama Performance: Female
  • 2012- Nominated for SFX Awards-Best Actress for Doctor Who
  • 2012- Nominated for Nickelodeon UK Kids'Choice Awards-Favourite UK Actress
  • 2012- Won Scottish FAshion Awards as Scotland's Fashion Icon
  • 2013- Won National Television Awards-Best Drama Performance-Female for Doctor Who
  • 2014- Nominated for Fright Meter Awards-Best Actress for Oculus
  • 2014- Won Detroit Film Critics-Best Ensemble for Guardians of the Galaxy
  • 2014- Won Nevada Film Critics Society-Best Ensemble Cast for Guardians of the Galaxy
  • 2014- Nominated Phoneix Film Critics Society-Best Cast for Guardians of the Galaxy
  • 2015- Won Empire Awards-Best Female Newcomer for Guardians of the Galaxy and Oculus
  • 2015- Nominated for Fangoria Chainsaw Awards-Best Actress for Oculus
  • 2015- Won IFS Film Festival-Best Actress in a Short Film for Bound for Greatness
  • 2015- Won IFS Film Festival-Best Independent Short for Coward
  • 2016- Won London IFF Film Festival-Best Lead Actress in a Short Film for Bound for Greatness
  • 2016- Won FirstGlance Film Festival-Best Actress in a Short Film for Bound for Greatness
  • 2017- Won Maui Film Festival-Rising Star
  • 2018- Nominated for MTV Movie & TV Awards-Best On-Screen Team for Jumanji: Welcome to Jungle\
  • 2018- Nominated for Teen choice Awards-Choice Comedy Movie Actress for Jumanji: Welcome to Jungle
  • 2018- Won DTLA Film Festival-Best Female Actor in a Leading Role for All Creatures Here Below
  • 2018- Won Philadelphia Film Festival-Artistic Achievement in Independent Film for The Party's Just Beginning
  • 2018- Nominated for British Academy Scotland Awards-Best Feature Film for The Party's Just Beginning
  • 2018- Nominated for British Independent Film Awards-Best Debut Screenwriter for The Party's Just beginning
  • 2019- Nominated for Saturn Awards-Best Supporting Actress for Avengers: Endgame

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