Karen Allen is an actress from the United States of America, who worked on stage and in films. One of her most popular acting roles of all time was in the action adventure film “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, which she did during her early work on screen. You may explore in details below the biography, career and net worth of Karen Allen in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Karen Allen official and the full birth name is Karen Jane Allen. She was born on October 5, 1951, in Carrollton city in Illinois, United States. Her father, Carroll Thompson Allen, worked as an FBI agent, and he probably passed away in 2015. Her mother, Ruth Patricia Howell Allen, worked as a professor at a university. Karen has origins from various countries including the Wales, Ireland, England and Scotland. She has a total of 2 siblings, sisters.
Karen Allen grew up and was raised at various locations, because her father moved many times due to his work. She finished her education and schooling at the DuVal High School, and then went to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology where her major was art and design. She also attended the George Washington University, and she was trained at The Washington Theatre Laboratory. Later, she received more education and training at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
Karen Allen has been into marriages and divorces just like many other female and male actors. She was married to the actor Kale Browne for around 10 years, with whom she had her only son Nicholas Browne. She was either married or had a relationship with the singer-songwriter, actor and guitarist Stephen Bishop.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Karen Allen first film acting role was in a comedy named “Animal House”. She earned a few awards for her role and performance in “Raiders of the Lost Ark” film. She starred mostly in films through her career, and she is also an acting and yoga teacher.
Karen Allen name came on many awards as a winner and a nominee. One of the most important awards that she won was the Saturn Award. She also received various awards for her latest role in “Year by the Sea”. One of her greatest accomplishments is founding the Karen Allen Fiber Arts company. The Fashion Institute of Technology honored her with a master’s degree for the work she did in her company.
Karen Allen latest acting role was starring in the comedy-drama film “Year by the Sea”. Her recent work was directing a short drama named “A Tree a Rock a Cloud”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actress Karen Allen has an estimated net worth of more than $12 million. She is rich mainly from her acting career. Karen Allen is also a yoga and acting teacher next to starring in films and series. She also runs her own company, Karen Allen Fiber Arts.
Karen Allen is a talented actress and businesswoman from America. She made around 60 credits as an actress in films and series which mostly were in films, and she manages her own company “Karen Allen Fiber Arts”. Karen Allen is probably now single, and she has a son from her previous marriage.