Karan Brar is an Indian American actor who became well known for his role in the movie series ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’as well as his role as Ravi Ross on the Disney Channel Original Series ‘Jessie’, and its spin-off ‘Bunk’d.’
Karan Brar was born in Redmond, Washington on the 18th of January, 1999. His parents Jaswinder and Harinder Brar are from India. He has an older sister named Sabreena too. After his early education at Cedar Wood Elementary School, Brar enrolled himself to study acting at the workshops of John Robert Powers and Patti Kalles.
He started acting at the age of 11. His first role was as Indian school boy by the name of Chirag Gupta in the comedy movie ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’. Ironically, he had to work with a dialect coach to get his Indian accent correct since he always spoke with an American accent, having born and brought up in the United States. He reprised his roles in the sequels of the movie, ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules’ and ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days’. His role as the 10-year-old Indian boy Ravi Ross in ‘Jessie’, the comedy series telecast on the Disney channel made him a household name soon. Brar went on to reprise his role in the spin-off series ‘Bunk’d’ as well.
His movies include ‘Invisible Sister’ in 2016, ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ in 2014. He has appeared on multiple TV shows such as Ultimate Spider-Man and Lab Rats in 2014, Good Luck Charlie and Sofia the First in 2013, Pair of Kings and Austin & Ally in 2012.
He has also starred in Youtuber Lilly Singh, also known as Superwoman’s videos.
He has also appeared in advertisements for Shell Gasoline and Committee for Children. He also appeared in Seeds of Compassion, the advertising campaign for Dalai Lama announcing his visit to Seattle in April 2010.
A very active young man, Brar’s hobbies include skating, swimming, hip-hop dancing. He does enjoy playing computer games as well. As of now, he is single as he himself has declared through his Insta account. If there is something that he values in a girl, it is a sense of humor. So any girl who wants to date him has to have a wacky sense of humor, for sure.
Karan Brar Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $1.7 Million US Dollars
His net worth as of 2017 is reported $1.7 million US dollars. For an eighteen-year-old teenager who is on a steady path to stardom, this is an impressive amount. His net worth is on the rise due to his popularity and roles.
His very first role as Chirag Gupta in ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ fetched him the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film in 2011. He went on to win the same award for the sequel of the movie, ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days’ as well in 2013. He was nominated for his role in the first sequel in 2012. He won the Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV series as Supporting Young Actor in ‘Jessie’ as well in 2012. He has made an impressive start in his career with these awards at this young age.
A very hard working young man, Brar has his digital footprints on all the social media networks like Instagram and Twitter. Thousands of movie buffs and fans from all over the world follow him on Twitter. He is an active user of Instagram as well and posts his current photos.
He still lives with parents in Bothell, Washington, United States.
Karan Brar’s career path is on the up and up. The time and money he spent in studying acting at the John Robert Powers and Patti Kalle’s workshops have certainly brought forth a good result in his life. His recent notable role as the character George in the Television Film ‘Invisible Sister’ also fetched him a good name. He has also acted in an episode of doctor drama ‘The Night Shift’ in season three of the series.