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Kara Tointon Biography, Family, Net Worth & more.



Kara Tointon

Kara Tointon is an English actress known for her roles in EastEnders, Strictly Come Dancing, and The Sound of Music Live.

Kara Tointon Biography

Kara Louise Tointon is an English actress known for her roles in the BBC soap opera EastEnders, Strictly Come Dancing, and The Sound of Music Live. Born on August 5, 1983, to parents Ken and Carol Tointon, she was diagnosed with dyslexia at age seven. She began acting at eleven and worked as a paid professional child dancer for the Cliffs Pavilion's Snow White pantomime. In 1994, she made her TV debut as Sonia Fowler's schoolmate on EastEnders.

Tointon appeared in Channel 4's Teachers series in 2001 and served as a presenter on BBC's Curriculum Bites in 2002. She began appearing in the BBC serial opera EastEnders in 2005 and played Dawn Swann for four years until the character was written off in 2009. Her last guest appearance on ITV's long-running police drama The Bill was in the 26th and last series of “Duty Calls” in January 2010.

Tointon won the Strictly Come Dancing with Mark Ramprakash Sport Relief special edition in 2008, winning the Glitterball Trophy for her flawless samba. She played Eliza Doolittle in the West End production of Pygmalion and played Evelyn in Alan Ayckbourn's staging of Absent Friends in 2012. She also debuted as the new Michelle face for George underwear at Asda in August 2009.

Tointon has also appeared in the semi-fictional television drama series Mr. Selfridge and The Sound of Music Live. In 2017, she starred in The Halcyon, an ITV historical drama set in 1940. In 2018, she sang Rock With Rudolph, an original Christmas song written and produced by Jack Corbyn and Grahame, at Metropolis Studios among 26 other celebrities. The song was made available digitally via the independent record label Saga Entertainment in support of Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Kara Tointon Age

Tointon was born on August 5, 1983, hence she is currently 40 years of age.

Kara Tointon Nationality

She is British.

Kara Tointon Height and Weight

Tointon stands at a height of 5ft 4 ½  and weighs about 60kg.

Kara Tointon Family

Tointon was born to Carol Tointon and Ken Tointon. He has a sister named Hannah Tointon.

Kara Tointon Husband

Tointon was previously engaged to Marius Jensen. They parted ways in 2022. Her current relationship status is not known to us at the moment.

Kara Tointon Children

Tointon has two sons; Frey Jensen and Helly Jensen.

Kara Tointon Net Worth

Tointon has a net worth estimated to be about $5 million as of 2024.


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