Karen Gillan Celebrity Profile: Movies, Height, TV Shows, Jumanji

Last updated: March 2, 2020
Karen Gillan
  • 28 Nov 1987Age: 32
  • United Kingdom
  • Actress, Model
5.10 ft 128 lb

Body Measurements

  • Height: 5.10 ft
  • Weight: 128 lb
  • Measurements:
    34 - 26 - 34 in
  • Hair Color: Red
  • Eye Color: Hazel

Karen Gillan height is 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm tall.


Who Is Karen Gillan?

Karen Sheila Gillan is a Scottish actress and former model born on 28th Nov 1987. She is known for her role as Amy Pond in the BBC One science fiction series Doctor Who (2010-2013). She played Nebula in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy films.

Family, Early Life

Before she started acting on television, she worked as a model, premiering at London’s Fashion Week in 2007. She is an only child of Marie and John Gillan.


Personal Life

  • Birth Name: Karen Sheila Gillan
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • Nickname: Karen, Sheila, Kaz
  • Religion: Catholic
  • Ethnicity: White Caucasians

Family Details

  • Father: John Gillan (Recording Artist)
  • Mother: Marie Gillan (Singer)
  • Siblings: Gabriel Basso (Sister - Actress), Alexandria Basso (Brother)

Distinctive Features

  • Red hair
  • Her height (178 cm)
  • Energetic personality
  • Scottish accent
  • Long legs

Karen Gillan 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 Boyfriend

  • Andrew Brooke Andrew Brooke (2012) In 2012, Karen had an encounter with the actor Andrew Brooke.
  • Patrick Green Patrick Green (2006 - 2012) Karen was in a long relationship with the British photographer Patrick Green.

Karen Gillan Pets

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!

Karen Gillan Quotes

  • "I never cared about modeling. As a model, you're powerless." - Karen Gillan
  • "Acting is all about finding the truth within whatever world you're in." - Karen Gillan
  • "I would like to think I'm a good secret-keeper, when it comes to friends. I'm quite loyal like that." - Karen Gillan
  • "I don't like modeling, but in terms of the places I got to visit, it was great." - Karen Gillan
  • "Basically, I always go to vintage shops rather than going shopping for new clothes." - Karen Gillan
  • "Space excites me. My dream is to go to space." - Karen Gillan
  • "I went to Floridita on Wardour Street when I was 18. All I could afford was pumpkin soup and a glass of champagne, but it was worth it." - Karen Gillan
  • "I had a lot of alone time with no brothers or sisters running around, or anything. I would just sit and imagine things, all the time." - Karen Gillan
  • "I like being involved in interesting and creative things. I’d just rather be involved in creating it, rather than being in it." - Karen Gillan

Karen Gillan House

Currently, We don’t have enough information about Karen Gillan houses.

Karen Gillan 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

Karen Gillan Plastic Surgeries

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

Karen Gillan Hobbies

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

Karen Gillan Tattoos

Karen Gillan does not have any tattoos and does not appear to be interested in getting any.

Karen Gillan Fears and Phobias

This information will be updated soon.

Karen Gillan 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)‘.

  • 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.

Karen Gillan Winning Awards

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

Net Worth & Social Media