Karen Gillan age, boyfriend, divorce, husband, movies

Tuesday 27th February 2018 actress director screen writer


Do you know the Scottish actress best known for her character as Amy Pond in the television series Doctor Who and the movie Guardians of the galaxy? Yes, she is none other than beautiful and talented actress Karen Gillan. Her height of 5 ft 11inch and her appearance made her a model as well. You may know about her professional life but do you know about her personal life yet? Is she marries? Who is she dating? How much does she earn?

Caption: Karen Gillan looks gorgeous in her blonde hair

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Let’s know about her personal life: Age, boyfriend, husband, net worth, Jumanji, guardians of the galaxy, Avengers.

Early life

Karen Sheila Gillan popularly known as Karen Gillan was born on 28 November 1987 in Inverness, Scotland, UK. She is the only child of mother Marie Paterson and father Raymond Gillan who is a singer and a recording artist. Karen loved to play piano at the age of seven and also loved to perform in front of others. Currently, she is running at the age of thirty-one but still looks so young. She belongs to Scottish and British nationality and Scottish ethnicity.

Caption: Karen looks beautiful in her young days

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Education and Career

Moving towards Karen’s education, at the age of sixteen, she moved to Edinburgh and completed an HNC Acting and Performance course at Telford College. Later, at the age of eighteen, she moved to study at the Italia Conti Academy of Theaters Arts drama school and gained Bachelor of Arts in acting. Talking about her career, she started modeling while she was studying. She has been an active member of the industry since the age of nineteen. She first appeared in an episode of series Rebus. Later, in 2008 she became a cast member of the sketch comedy series The Kevin Bishop Show. She was also the cast as Amy Pond in the television series Doctor Who in 2009. She also played role in Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014 and reprised the role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 2017. She also played as a lead actress in Supernatural horror movie Oculus in 2013. She directed her first feature film in 2017 named The Party’s Just Beginning.

Personal life

Previously Karen dates the British photographer Patrick Green. The couple had been dating since 2006. Karen and Patrick were in a relationship for six years and they broke up in 2012. Later, she began dating British producer Andrew Brooke in 2012. The couple broke up in few months. Currently, she doesn’t have a boyfriend and is stated to be single. So there is no chance of her getting married. Talking about her earnings, she has a net worth of 2 million dollars.

Caption: Karen and her ex-boyfriend Patrick

Awards and Achievements

In 2012, Karen won Cosmopolitan “Women of the Year” Award for Best Actress for her role in Doctor Who. The following year, she also won the 5th Young Scot Awards for Entertainment for Doctor Who. In 201, she won the award SFX Awards and TV Choice Awards for Best Actress for Doctor Who. In 2012, she won National Television Awards Bets Drama Performance: female for Doctor Who. The following year, she won Scottish Fashion Awards for Scotland’s Fashion Icon. In 2014, she won Detroit Films Critics Society and Nevada Film Critics Society awards for Best Ensemble Cast for Guardians of the Galaxy. In 2015, she won Empire Awards for Best Female Newcomer for Guardians of the Galaxy and Oculus. She also won Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival and IFS Film Festival awards for Best Actress in Short Film for Bound for Greatness. In 2016, she won London IFF Film Festival and First Glance Film Festival for Best Lead Actress in a Short Film and Best Actress in a Short Film for Bound for Greatness. In 2017, she won Maui Film Festival awards for Rising Star.

Caption: Karen in Scottish Fashion Awards 2012

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Filmography and Television series

Karen worked in movies like Outcast, Not Another Happy Ending, Oculus, Guardians of the Galaxy, The List, The Big Short, In the Valley of Violence, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, The Circle, Jumanji, The Party’s Just Beginning, All Creatures Here Below, Avengers and Untitled Avengers film. She also played in TV shows like Rebus, Stacked, Doctor Who, Harley Street, The Kevin Bishop Show, Coming Up, The Well, We’ll Take Manhattan, In Love With, A Touch of Cloth, Selfie, 7 Days in Hell, Emo Dad, Robot Chicken. She also played in short films like Bound for Greatness, Warning Labels, Coward, and Conventional.

Social network sites

Moving towards her social networking sites, she has 797k followers on her Twitter account and has 3,628 twits. Her Facebook has 1.2k likes and followers. She doesn’t have an Instagram account.
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