Karen Sheila Gillan is a Scottish actress, born on November 28, 1987, in Inverness, Scotland. 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, for which she received several awards and nominations. She has also played Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Her early film roles include Ally in the thriller film Outcast and Jane Lockhart in the romantic comedy film Not Another Happy Ending.
Gillan was a member of several youth theatre groups and performed in many school productions. She started her career at the age of 16, moving to Edinburgh to complete an HNC.
In addition to her acting career, Gillan has also ventured into writing and directing. She wrote, directed, and starred in the 2018 film “The Party’s Just Beginning”. Gillan also hosts her own talk show on YouTube, called “Chillin’ with Gillan”.
As of 2023, Karen Gillan is 35 years old, his estimated net worth is $5 million, and he stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm or 1.78 m) tall.
Karen Sheila Gillan
She is a Scottish Actress, model, and filmmaker of Hollywood movies.
Best Known for
For the movie Guardians of the galaxy vol.1 (2014)
Date of Birth
28 November 1987
As of 2023, Karen Gillan is 34 years old.
New York, USA
School / College / University
Edinburgh College (Granton Campus)
Race / Ethnicity
She has British and Scottish descents.
He Prints his name tattoo in she is back Neck.
Physical Stats & More
- In feet: 5′ 10″
- In Centimetres: 178 cm
- In meters: 1.78 m
- In kilograms: 58 kg
- In Pounds: 128 lbs
Karen Sheila Gillan was raised in Inverness by her parents, Marie Paterson and John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. Karen is the only child of her parents. Her mother, Marie Paterson, is a housewife. When Karen was a young child, her parents divorced, and her mother raised her. Karen has British and Scottish ancestry. She currently live in Los Angeles US.
Nick Kocher (2022–Present)
Relationship & More
Married to Nick Kocher
Boyfriend and dating history
Nick Kocher (2020–Present)
Karen Gillan and Nick Kocher first met while working together on the set of the 2014 film, “Not Another Happy Ending”. Kocher, an American comedian, and writer, had a small role in the film, while Gillan played the lead character. The two hit it off and started dating soon after filming wrapped up.
Gillan and Kocher kept their relationship largely private but occasionally shared glimpses of their life together on social media. They announced their engagement in September 2021, with Gillan sharing a photo of her engagement ring on Instagram.
The couple tied the knot in a private ceremony at Castle Toward in Dunoon, Scotland in May 2022. Gillan shared the news of their marriage in a post on Instagram in February 2023, revealing that they had been married for almost a year. She called Kocher her “husband and best friend” and shared several photos of their wedding day.
Patrick Green (2006–2012)
Karen Gillan and Patrick Green dated for about six years, from 2006 to 2012. They met for the first time in 2006 and started dating shortly after. Patrick Green is a freelance photographer and visual artist who is one year older than Karen Gillan. The couple was fiercely private and rarely seen in public together. They were living together in London before the reported separation took place. Despite being together for six years, Patrick Green never asked Karen a special question, so the relationship never went any further. Karen Gillan and Patrick Green split up in 2011, but Karen kept the split quiet as they are fiercely private.
Andrew Brooke (2012)
Karen Gillan and Andrew Brooke were rumored to have been in a relationship in 2012 after they were spotted kissing each other while on a night off from filming in Spain. However, the dating rumors turned out to be false when the two proclaimed that they were just friends
- Favorite Place – New York
- Candy – Cadbury Cream Egg
- Favorite Food – Sandwich
- Animal – Meerkat
- Favorite Color – Teal
- Sandwich – Consist of Bread with Seeds, Avocado, Chicken, And pepper
- Favorite Spice Girl Song – Who do you think you are
Net Worth 2023
As of 2023, Karen Gillan’s estimated net worth is $4.5 million. Karen Gillan makes money primarily through her career as an actress, writer, director, and producer. Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Who, and Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle are her most notable roles. The Party’s Just Beginning is Karen Gillan’s first feature film as a writer and director, released in 2018.
Net worth Growth
|Net worth in 2022||$4 million|
|Net worth in 2021||$3.7 million|
|Net worth in 2020||$3.3 million|
|Net worth in 2019||$2.8 million|
|Net worth in 2018||$2.5 million|
|Yearly Salary||360 thousand|
|Monthly Salary||30 thousand|
|Weekly Salary||$7 thousand|
Karen Gillan’s car collection includes a range of luxurious vehicles worth over $375,000. Audi A8, A4, Cadillac ATS, Chevrolet Suburban, Jaguar Type E convertible, Ford Mustang, and Mercedes S-Class are in the collection. Her Audi A8 is reportedly her first and most prized car in the collection.
Jaguar E type convertible
Karen Gillan’s new home in Los Angeles has garnered a lot of attention due to its unique charm and Scottish influence. Gillan’s cottage from the early 1900s was designed by the AD100 studio Pierce & Ward, known for creating lived-in spaces with an eclectic mix of styles. In a British Vogue video, Karen Gillan gives viewers a tour of her home and shares her tips for a perfect night in.
Karen Gillan Facts
- She attended several youth theater groups and took part in a wide range of productions at her school, Charleston Academy.
- In addition to acting, Karen Gillan is also a writer and director. In 2018, she released her first feature movie, called The Party’s Just Beginning, which she wrote and directed.
- Karen Gillan learned to play the piano when she was 7 years old.
- For her role as Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Karen shaved her head. Instead of throwing away her hair, it was turned into a wig and donated to Star Wars 7.
- Karen Gillan’s early television acting career included guest appearances on several television shows, with her first role being in an episode of the ITV crime drama Rebus.
- She is a trained dancer: In addition to acting, Gillan is also a trained dancer. She began learning ballet at the age of three and later studied tap, modern, and jazz dance styles.
- She made her stage debut at the age of 16: Gillan’s first acting role was in a stage production of John Osborne’s play “Look Back in Anger” at the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh. She played the role of Alison Porter.
- She has written and directed a feature film: In 2018, Gillan wrote, directed, and starred in the film “The Party’s Just Beginning”. The movie explores themes of grief and mental health and is set in her hometown of Inverness.
- She is a fan of the band Coldplay.
- Gillan speaks French, German, and English. In interviews, she said she studied both languages in school and used them to communicate with fans and press abroad.
Karen Gillan Movies and TV Shows
All Movies List
|Not Another Happy Ending||Jane Lockhart|
|2014||Guardians of the Galaxy||Nebula|
|2015||The Big Short||Evie|
|2016||In a Valley of Violence||Ellen|
|Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2||Nebula|
|The Circle||Annie Allerton|
|Alex & the List||Lily|
|Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle||
|The Party’s Just Beginning||Liusaidh|
|Avengers: Infinity War||Nebula|
|All Creatures Here Below||Ruby|
|Spies in Disguise||Eyes|
|Jumanji: The Next Level||Ruby|
|2020||The Call of the Wild||Mercedes|
Carol Cobb/Dr. Lacey Nightingale
|Next Exit||Dr. Stevenson|
|Thor: Love and Thunder||
|2023||Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3|
|Upcoming Movie||Sleeping Dogs||—|
All TV shows List
|2008–2009||The Kevin Bishop Show||Various|
|2010–2012, 2013||Doctor Who||Amy Pond|
|We’ll Take Manhattan||Jean Shrimpton|
|In Love With…||Laura|
|A Touch of Cloth||Kerry Newblood|
|Comedy Bang! Bang!||Herself|
|7 Days in Hell||Lily Allsworth|
|2022||The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special||Nebula|
|TBA||Rhona Who Lives by the River||Rhona|
How much is Karen Gillan worth?
As of 2023, Karen Gillan's net worth is $4.5 million.
How much Karen Gillan makes annually?
Karen Gillan makes approx. $400 thousand.
Whom did Karen Gillan marry?
Karen Gillan married her long-time boyfriend actor Nick Kocher in February 2023.
Does Karen Gillan have children?
No, currently Karen Gillan does not have any children.
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