Kara Tointon is an English actress who has actively worked in the entertainment field since 1994 to date. Born and brought up in Essex with her sister, they joined an acting group and started doing theatre productions from their early age. Likewise, this actress is well-known for her acting role in the soap opera, ‘EastEnders’ where she played the role of Dawn Swann. Moreover, this actress has also received prestigious nominations for her acting skills.
|Full Name||Kara Louise Tointon|
|Birth Date||5 August 1983|
|Birth Place||Basildon, Essex, England|
|Parents Name||Ken Tointon
|Siblings||1 younger sister-Hannah Tointon|
|Spouse||Marius Jensen (engaged)|
|Net Worth 2021||$1.5 million|
|Height||5 feet and 4 inches (1.65m/165cm)|
Kara Louise Tointon was born on 5 August 1983 in Basildon, Essex, England. She was brought up and raised by her parents named Ken Tointon and Carol Tointon. Moreover, she also grew alongside her younger sister. Her name is Hannah Tointon and she is also an actress who is involved in the entertainment industry too. Additionally, Kara is currently 37 years old with a Leo star sign.
Kara Tointon’s family moved to Leigh-on-Sea in Essex and settled there. She and her sister had an amazing bond. Since Kara had an interest in acting she joined an acting group in a local theatre. Her sister, Hannah on the other side also joined the group by her sister’s influence. They both decided to pursue an acting career in the future. Talking more, Kara had a reading disorder also called dyslexia when she was seven years old.
Kara Tointon completed her studies at two schools named St Michael’s School and St Hilda’s School. Even her sister also went to the same school.
Kara Tointon holds British nationality. As per her ethnicity, she is White. Her religious point of view is Christian and follows Christianity.
Kara Tointon stands 5 feet and 4 inches (1.65m/165cm) tall and weighs around 55kg (121lbs). Moreover, she has a slim body type. Besides this, she has a pair of brown-colored eyes and dark brown hair color. Additionally, her body measures 34-24-34 inches respectively.
Kara Tointon has an active social media presence. Her Instagram handle (@kara-tointon) has 126 thousand followers. She is also on Twitter since 2010 with the username (@karatointon) that has 186.1 thousand followers.
Kara Tointon previously dated James Elliot Bourne for one year when she was in her teenage days. James is a famous English singer-songwriter and musician who is a member of bands like Busted and Son of Dork. Kara also dated a Russian dancer Artem Chigvintsev. This couple started dating when they were partnered together on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in 2010. But sadly, they also broke up. Moreover, her name has also been added with actor Joe Swash. However, she has not confirmed this relationship.
Likewise, Kara is currently engaged to her fiance Marius Jensen. They engaged in 2018 but have not married yet. However, they parent two children. Kara and Marius gave birth to her first child named Frey in November 2018. Likewise, their second child was born in January 2021 named Helly.
Kara Tointon has performed in various plays in different theatres. Likewise, she has also acted in various genres of movies and television series to date. She is most notable for her role in the soap opera ‘EastEnders’ from 2005 to 2009. Moreover, she played the role of Dawn Swann and made a total appearance in 337 episodes. In this series, she starred alongside different stars like Christopher Parker, Ricky Groves, Tom Ellis, Maggie O’Neill, and many more.
This actress has also participated in the dancing competition show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in 2010 and won the competition. Similarly, she is also known for her film ‘Last Passenger’ in 2013.
Kara Tointon is yet to receive any awards. However, she has received two nominations from the British Soap Award in 2009 and National Television Award in 2007 for her acting role in ‘EastEnders.’
Net Worth of Kara Tointon
Kara Tointon is a self-established actress and a famous face in the show biz industry. She has worked in the British and American film industries. Moreover, she has also garnered fame, name, and popularity. Along with that, she has also earned a handsome amount of money. As of the year 2021, Kara has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.