Karen Gillan Bio, Height & Age

Last updated: January 17, 2023
  • Karen Gillan
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 2,000,000
  • Birthday: 28 Nov 1987
  • Age: 35
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Occupation: Actress, Model, Voice Artist
  • Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 5.10 ft
  • Weight: 128 lb
  • Measurements: 34-26-34 in
  • Hair Color: Red
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Karen Sheila Gillan
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Nickname: Karen, Sheila, Kaz
  • Religion: Not religious
  • Ethnicity: White Caucasians
  • Family Details
  • Father: John Gillan (Recording Artist)
  • Mother: Marie Gillan (Singer)
  • Siblings: Not known
  • Distinctive Features
    • Red hair
    • Energetic personality
    • Scottish accent
    • Long legs

Who Is Karen Gillan?

Karen Gillan is a Scottish actress, director, voice actress and former model. She is known for her role as Amy Pond in the BBC One science fiction series, Doctor Who from 2010 to 2013. Before she started acting on television, she worked as a model, premiering at London’s Fashion Week in 2007.

She played Nebula in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy films. Her other major films are Oculus, Jumanji:Welcome to the Jungle and Jumanji: The Next Level. Apart from movies, she also appeared in music videos and stage shows. In 2014, she worked in the music video Happy Idiot and Jumanji Jumanji.

Short bio (Age, Education)

Karen Sheila Gillan was born on 28 November 1987 in Inverness, Scotland. She is an only child of Marie and John Gillan. When the actress turned sixteen, she moved to Edinburgh, where she completed an HNC Acting course at Telford College. For further studies, Karen moved to London and did her graduation from Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.

How tall is Karen Gillan? (Height, Weight)

The Scottish actress has a slim body type. She has a height of 5 ft 10 inches which is approximately 177.8 cm or 1.78 meters. She has a body weight of 128 lbs or 58 kg. Her body measurements are 34-26-34 inches and requires 32 B bra size. She wears a dress of size 6 (US) and shoe of size 9 (US). She has red hair and hazel eyes.

Movies and TV Shows

    Avengers Endgame
    Avengers: Endgame (2019) Nebula
    Jumanji The Next Level 2019
    Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) Ruby Roundhouse
    Avengers Infinity War (2018)
    Avengers Infinity War (2018) Nebula
    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Nebula
    Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
    Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle (2017) Martha
    Warning Labels (2015)
    Warning Labels (2015) Mindy
    Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
    Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Nebula
    Doctor Who (2005)
    Doctor Who (2005) Amy Pond / Soothsayer


Karen Gillan is an animal lover. She shared several photos of animals, but we don’t have enough information about her own pets. We will update this as soon as we find out more!

Car Collection

  • Audi A4 Audi A4
  • Audi A8 Audi A8
  • Jaguar E-type Convertible Jaguar E type convertible
  • Ford Mustang 2018 Ford Mustang
  • Mercedes S-Class Mercedes S Class

Plastic Surgeries

Did Karen Gillan ever get plastic surgery?

There have been RUMORS that she has probably had a rhinoplasty procedure.

  • Nose Job

Hobbies and Interests

  • Playing piano
  • Traveling
  • She loves to shop for vintage clothing
  • Modeling

Facts and Trivia

  • In 2010, she won the Young Scot Awards in Entertainment category for her appearance as Amy Pond in the TV series, Doctor Who.

  • Shaved her head completely bald to play Nebula in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014).

  • Karen Gillan height is 5 ft 10 inches or (177 cm tall).

  • Went on record that she would like to play a female Bond antagonist in a future James Bond movie and that she wants to play the female incarnation of The Joker in a future Batman movie.

  • She wrote, directed and played the lead role in the movie ‘The Party’s Just Beginning‘ in 2018.

  • In 2018, She was cast as Ruby Roundhouse in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, starring alongside Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black and Nick Jonas.

  • The film, directed by James Gunn, was based on a team of the same name Marvel Comics superhero.

  • Meerkat is her favorite animal.

  • Caitlin Blackwood is her cousin.

Winning Awards

DFCS Award - 2014
Best Ensemble in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
NFCS Award - 2014
Best Ensemble Cast in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Empire Award - 2015
Best Female Newcomer in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 2,000,000