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Who is Karan Soni?

Karan Soni was born on 8 January 1989 so under the birth sign of Capricorn, in New Delhi, India. He is an Indian-American actor, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Arnau in the sci-fi romantic comedy “Safety Not Guaranteed”, and featuring as Dopinder in the superhero film “Deadpool”, and its sequel “Deadpool 2”.

Would you like to know more about Karan Soni’s professional career and personal life? How rich is he, as of now? How old is he? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out all the details about him.

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How rich is he, as of now? Karan Soni Net Worth

His professional career started in 2010, and he has been an active member of the entertainment industry ever since. So, if you ever wondered how rich Karan Soni is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $2 million, accumulated through his successful acting career. If he continues to expand his career further, there is no doubt that his net worth will increase in the coming years.

Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Education

Concerning his early life, Karan Soni apparently spent his childhood in his hometown of New Delhi, where he was raised alongside his siblings by his parents, whose names and professions have not been revealed to the public yet.

However, it is known that he has both Indian and American nationality, and is of Indian ethnicity. Regarding his educational background, Karan initially attended an international school in his hometown, and later moved to Los Angeles, California to study at the School of Dramatic Arts of the University of Southern California, from which he obtained a degree in Business and Acting.

Career Beginnings

Speaking about Karan Soni’s professional acting career, it started in 2010 when he made his debut appearance in the role of Kemal in Yusuf Sumer’s short comedy film “Kaka Nirvana”, starring alongside Rachel Quinn.

Karan Soni

After that, he made his television debut in a guest-starring role as Kenny in an episode of the Lifetime police procedural drama series “The Protector”. and portrayed Glenn in the made-for-television comedy “Worst. Prom. Ever.”, both in 2011. All of these appearances really marked the establishment of his net worth.

“Safety Not Guaranteed” and Television Series

Karan’s big break came in 2012, when he starred in the role of Arnau in the sci-fi romantic comedy “Safety Not Guaranteed”, directed by Colin Trevorrow. It was followed by his portrayal of Chander in the short film “Bit By Bit”, in the same year, after which Karan joined the cast of the television series “Geo’s Pizza”, playing Asheed through 2012 and 2013.

Thereafter, he was chosen to join the cast of the Amazon Studios original series “Betas”, featuring as Avinash ‘Nash’ Dagavi in 11 episodes from 2013 to 2014, increasing his net worth further. When the series was cancelled, Karan landed the role of Store Clerk in the drama thriller “Supremacy” and played Jaxton in the short comedy “Obedient Artists”, both in 2014. During the same time, Karan also guest-starred in such TV series as “The Neighbors”, “Mighty Med”, and “Growing Up Fisher”, among many others.

Rise to International Fame and “Deadpool”

In early 2015, Karan started getting more serious roles, since he featured as Captain Stewart Lipinski in the sci-fi comedy web television series “Other Space”. During the same year, he portrayed Mr. Rooney in the comedy “Goosebumps”, after which he won the role of Martin Bassi in the Starz sitcom “Blunt Talk”, starring alongside Patrick Stewart until 2016. Thereafter, Karan came to prominence after starring in the role of Dopinder in the superhero film “Deadpool” (2016), opposite Ryan Reynolds. He later reprised the role in its sequel, entitled “Deadpool 2” in 2018, adding a considerable amount to his net worth and increasing his popularity all over the world.

Continued Success

Side by side with filming the “Deadpool” film series, Karan Soni continued to line up successes making other significant appearances, including Benny in Paul Feig’s 2016 supernatural comedy “Ghostbusters”, Zain in the drama “And Then There Was Eve” (2017), and Mourad in the 2018 horror comedy “Office Uprising”, steadily increasing his fortune. To speak further of his career, his next major role came with the role of Freddie in another comedy horror, entitled “Corporate Animals”, starring next to Jessica Williams and Demi Moore, which was followed by his portrayal of Jack in the urban fantasy mystery film “Pokémon Detective Pikachu”, directed by Rob Letterman, both in 2019.

Actor Karan Soni (Deadpool, Ghostbusters, Safety Not Guaranteed) plays "Sanjay" God's right-hand man on the new series Miracle Workers debuting on TBS this Tuesday/10:30pm EST.

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Recent and Upcoming Projects

Most recently, he began starring as Sanjay in the TBS anthology comedy series “Miracle Workers” (2019-present), alongside Daniel Radcliffe. He’s also guest-starred in such TV series as “Silicon Valley”, “Room 104” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”. Besides that, it’s been announced that he will feature as Ahmed in the action comedy “Super Intelligence”, and will provide his voice to Riff in the computer-animated musical comedy “Trolls World Tour”, so his net worth will certainly increase.

Personal Life: Is He Dating Someone? Is He Gay or Not?

If to talk about his personal life, Karan Soni has managed to keep his private affairs very low profile, even though he is very popular. There is almost no information which can link him with his current girlfriend.

So, he might be married but no details are found that confirm that. He might just be looking for his perfect match to start dating, so it’s believed that he is single at the moment. Moreover, there were a lot of rumors that he is gay; not confirmed either. His current residence is in Los Angeles, California.

How old is he? Appearance and Vital Statistics

Speaking about Karan Soni’s age, as mentioned he was born in 1989 which makes him 30 years old. Regarding his physical appearance, he is a young handsome man with short dark brown hair and dark brown colored eyes. He has a muscular body, as he stands at a height of 5ft 9ins (1.75m), while his weight is approximately 158lbs (72kgs). It is also known that his chest size is 41ins, waist size is 32ins. His shoe size is 9 (US).

Social Media Presence

In addition to his involvement in the entertainment industry as a professional actor, Karan Soni is also a member on the social media scene. He is active across many of the most popular social media sites, which he uses not only to promote his job, but also to share various other contents with his huge fan base. So, he runs his official Instagram account, on which he has more than 90,000 followers, as well as his official Twitter account, having almost 16,000 followers.

General Info

Full NameKaran Soni
ProfessionActor

Accomplishments

NominationsGotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance
MoviesDeadpool, Ghostbusters, Safety Not Guaranteed, Office Christmas Party, Rough Night, Goosebumps, The Sweet Life, Unicorn Store, Chee and T, Creep 2, Supremacy, And Then There Was Eve, B-Roll
TV ShowsBlunt Talk, Betas, Fargo, Other Space

Social profile links

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deadpool 22018post-productionDopinder
Little Bitches2018completedHall Monitor Andy
Office Uprising2018post-productionMourad
Bad Indians2017TV Series post-productionRajat
bits2017TV Movie post-productionZach
Monumental2017post-productionNelson
The Goldbergs2015-2017TV SeriesSrini the RA / Srinivas Bollimpalli / Srini the R.A. / ...
Creep 22017
Unicorn Store2017Kevin
Room 1042017TV SeriesAnish
What Would Diplo Do?2017TV Series
And Then There Was Eve2017Zain
Silicon Valley2017TV SeriesTenley
Rough Night2017Raviv
I Live with Models2017TV SeriesMarshall
Blunt Talk2015-2016TV SeriesMartin
Office Christmas Party2016Nate
Imaginary Friend2016TV MovieRavi
Ghostbusters2016Bennie
Mono2016/ICDC Expert
The Sweet Life2016Convenience Store Clerk
Chee and T2016Roger Raval
B-Roll2016Doug
The Grinder2016TV SeriesCooper
Deadpool2016Dopinder
Any Tom, Dick, or Harry2015TV MovieErnie Dassani
100 Things to Do Before High School2015TV SeriesCal Tech Dude
Goosebumps2015Mr. Rooney
Other Space2015TV SeriesCaptain Stewart Lipinski Stewart Lipinski
Melissa & Joey2015TV SeriesFlash
Obedient Artists2014Video shortJaxton
Mighty Med2013-2014TV SeriesBenny
Supremacy2014/IStore Clerk
Growing Up Fisher2014TV SeriesOwen
Real Life2014TV SeriesKaran
Betas2013-2014TV SeriesNash
Aim High2013TV SeriesMingesha Dutta
Trophy Wife2013TV SeriesGraduate 2
Above Average Presents2013TV Series
Little Horribles2013TV Series
Geo's Pizza2012-2013TV SeriesAsheed
The Neighbors2012-2013TV SeriesIndian Alien
The Middle2013TV SeriesVijal
Bit by Bit2012ShortChander
1600 Penn2012TV SeriesMisfit
Linked Out2012TV SeriesKeith
Touch2012TV SeriesRavi
Safety Not Guaranteed2012Arnau
Are You There, Chelsea?2012TV SeriesStan
Bite Me2012TV SeriesTeacher's Assistant
Massacre in the 'Burbs2011ShortDonovan Madhal
The Protector2011TV SeriesKenny
Worst. Prom. Ever.2011TV MovieGlenn
Kaka Nirvana2010ShortKemal

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Betas2013TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Office Christmas Party: Throwing an Office Christmas Party2017Video shortHimself
Backseat Driving2013TV SeriesHimself

Awards

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2012Best Ensemble CastGotham AwardsSafety Not Guaranteed (2012)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia
Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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