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Karen Gillan Net worth, Husband, Height, Movies, Facts & More [2024]

Karen Gillan Net worth, Husband, Height, Movies, Facts & More [2024]

Last updated on: January 13, 2024

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 July 2024, Karen Gillan is 36 years and 7 months old, his estimated net worth is $4.5 million, and he stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm or 1.78 m) tall.

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Full Name

Karen Sheila Gillan


Kaz, Sheila


She is a Scottish Actress, model, and filmmaker of Hollywood movies.




Stacked (2008)

Best Known for

Karen is best known for her roles as Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Amy Pond in Doctor Who, and Ruby Roundhouse in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and its sequel.


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Personal Profile and Background Details

Date of Birth

28 November 1987


As of today, Karen Gillan is 36 years and 7 months old.

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Zodiac sign



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Scottish, British

Birth Place

Inverness, UK


New York, USA

School / College / University

Edinburgh College (Granton Campus)



Race / Ethnicity

She has British and Scottish descents.

Food Habits





He Prints his name tattoo on his back Neck.

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Physical Attributes and Measurements


  • In feet: 5′ 10″
  • In Centimetres: 178 cm
  • In meters: 1.78 m

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  • In kilograms: 58 kg
  • In Pounds: 128 lbs

Body Measurements

34-26-34 Inches

Bra size


Dress size

6 US

Shoe size

9 US

Eye color

Light Brown

Hair Color



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)

Karen Gillan with her husband
Karen with her husband Nick Kocher


John Gillan

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Marie Gillan




Caitlin Blackwood (Sister)

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Relationship & More

Marital Status

Married to Nick Kocher

Marriage Date


Boyfriend and Dating History

Nick Kocher (2020–Present)

Karen Gillan with her husband
Karen with her husband

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)

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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)

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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 Things

  • 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 2024

Karen Gillan Net Worth

$4.5 million 

As of July 2024, Karen Gillan’s estimated net worth is $4.5 million. Her primary source of income is her acting career, with significant earnings from her roles in various movies and TV shows.

She is best known for her roles in the MCU, particularly as Nebula in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” series, where she reportedly earned between $10 million and $12 million.

In addition to acting, Gillan has also ventured into writing and directing. The Party’s Just Beginning is Karen Gillan’s first feature film as a writer and director, released in 2018. She also earns income from endorsements and promotional activities. Her financial success has allowed her to invest in high-end real estate properties and maintain a luxurious lifestyle.

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Net worth Growth

Net worth in 2023 $4 million
Net worth in 2022 $3.7 million
Net worth in 2021 $3.3 million
Net worth in 2020 $2.8 million
Net worth in 2019 $2.5 million


Salary (approx.)

Yearly Salary 360 thousand
Monthly Salary 30 thousand
Weekly Salary $7 thousand

Car collection

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.

Audi A4

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Audi A8

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Jaguar E type convertible

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Ford Mustang

Mercedes S Class

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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

  1. She attended several youth theater groups and took part in a wide range of productions at her school, Charleston Academy.
  2. 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.
  3. Karen Gillan learned to play the piano when she was 7 years old.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. She is a fan of the band Coldplay.
  10. 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

Release Year

Movie Name


2010 Outcast Ally
Not Another Happy Ending Jane Lockhart
Oculus Kaylie Russell
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
Ruby Roundhouse
The Party’s Just Beginning Liusaidh
Avengers: Infinity War Nebula
All Creatures Here Below Ruby
Stuber Sara Morris
Avengers: Endgame Nebula
Spies in Disguise Eyes
Jumanji: The Next Level Ruby
2020 The Call of the Wild Mercedes
2021 Gunpowder Milkshake Sam
Sarah/Sarah Double
The Bubble
Carol Cobb/Dr. Lacey Nightingale
Next Exit Dr. Stevenson
Thor: Love and Thunder
2023 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
2023 Late Bloomers Louise
Upcoming Movie Sleeping Dogs

All TV shows List

Release Year

Show Name


2006 Rebus Teri Cotter
Doctor Who Soothsayer
Stacked Ginny Turner
Harley Street Holly
Coming Up Anna
2008–2009 The Kevin Bishop Show Various
2009 The Well Coll
2010–2012, 2013 Doctor Who Amy Pond
We’ll Take Manhattan Jean Shrimpton
In Love With… Laura
2013 NTSF:SD:SUV:: Daisy
A Touch of Cloth Kerry Newblood
Selfie Eliza Dooley
Comedy Bang! Bang! Herself
7 Days in Hell Lily Allsworth
Robot Chicken Various
2016 Emo Dad Jessica
2019 Neurotica Chloe
2020 Cake Herself
Calls Sara
What If…? Nebula
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 2024, 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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