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Amara Karan Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Amara Karunakaran
Place Of Birth
Wimbledon, UK
39 years old
Birth Date
January 1 1984

Amara Karan Facts

Child Star?
Actress, Writer, Director
Education & Qualifications
Oxford University
Net Worth
Current Partner
Jamie de Courcey

About Amara Karan 

Amara Karan is a famous actress from Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom.

Amara Karan has worked with the likes of Wes Anderson, Meera Syal, Riz Ahmed, and Simon Pegg. She made her film debut in Wes Anderson's 'The Darjeeling Limited', which co-starred Jason Schwartzman.

Amara Karan attended Wimbledon High School and earned a degree from Oxford University before pursuing her acting career. Karan wrote a short film, 'By Myself', in 2002.

Amara Karan's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Amara Karan’s net worth?

Amara Karan's net worth is approximately $1 million.

How much does Amara Karan earn per year?

Amara Karan's exact annual income is not known and it will vary depending on her theater and screen roles.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Amara Karan?

Amara Karan is 5 ft 3 in (161 cm) tall.

How old is Amara Karan?

Amara Karan was born on January 1, 1984, so she turned 38 years old in January 2022.

Childhood And Education

Amara Karunakaran was born on January 1, 1984, in Wimbledon, London. She attended Wimbledon High School and later went on to study Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at St. Catherine's College, Oxford University.

Amara Karan began acting in school amateur plays and then later with the National Youth Theatre, paving her way to the Edinburgh Festival. She pursued acting formally at the Arts Educational Schools in West London, where she wrote, acted, and directed a short film. Amara Karan has stated that Meera Syal was her inspiration.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Amara Karan dating?

Amara Karan is dating British actor, Jamie de Courcey.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For...

Amara Karan bagged her first film role as Rita in Wes Anderson's film, 'The Darjeeling Limited'. The film premièred at the 64th Venice International Film Festival in 2007.

Amara Karan is also known for her role in the comedy film, 'St. Trinian's', in which she acted as an outgoing posh schoolgirl, Peaches. Amara Karan received rave reviews for her performances in plays 'Sunday Morning At The Centre Of The World' at the Burton Taylor Studio and 'When We Are Married' at the Old Fire Station Theatre, both in Oxford, United Kingdom.

Amara Karan made her stage debut as Jessica in 'The Merchant Of Venice' in 2008, followed by her West End debut as Bianca, at the Novello Theatre, in 'The Taming Of The Shrew'. Both shows were produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company, in London, Britain.

What awards has Amara Karan won?

Amara Karan wrote and directed a short film, 'By Myself', which won second place at the 2002 Shoestring Shorts Competition.

Amara Karan’s Hobbies And Interests

Amara Karan enjoys nature walks on weekends. Apart from that, she also likes spending time with friends at Maison St. Cassien in Wimbledon, London, and shopping at Ely's.

Other Interesting Amara Karan Facts And Trivia

  • Amara Karan carried the Olympic Torch in Wimbledon, London, in 2008.
  • Amara Karan visited courts to watch a bail hearing, to learn for her role as lawyer, Chandra, in 'The Night Of'.
  • The actress from Britain worked as an investment banker.
  • Amara Karan is active on social media. On Instagram she has 14,700 followers and on Twitter she has 12,800 followers.
  • Karan began acting in amateur plays, while studying at St. Catherine's College, Oxford.

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