Karla Souza bio: age, parents, net worth, movies and TV shows

Karla Souza bio: age, parents, net worth, movies and TV shows

Karla Souza is a Mexican-American actress known for her appearance in the ABC legal drama series, How to Get Away with Murder, as Laurel Castillo.

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Karla Souza attends the NALIP Media Summit's Latino Media Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, California. Photo: Michael Kovac
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Here is everything you need to know about the actress's life, including details about her career life and family.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Karla Susana Olivares Souza
  • Date of birth: December 11th, 1985
  • Birthplace: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
  • Age: 35 years old (as of 2020)
  • Nationality: Mexican-American
  • Height: 5 feet and 4 inches
  • Weight: 56 Kg
  • Siblings: Monica Souza (Sister) and Jeronimo Souza (Brother)
  • Net worth: $2 million
  • Profession: Actress
  • Instagram: @karlasouza
  • Twitter: @KarlaSouza7
  • Facebook: @KarlaSouzaOfficial

Karla Souza parents and siblings

Karla Souza was born on the 11th of December 1985 in Mexico City to a Chilean father and a Mexican mother whose name is Mónica Souza.

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She has a sister named Monica Souza and a brother known as Jeronimo Souza.


Karla studied acting at Centro de Education Artistical in Mexico City. She also attended acting school in France and completed an intensive summer acting course in Moscow, Russia.

Later on, she graduated from London's Central School of Speech and Drama with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting.

Karla Souza age
Karla Souza poses for photo at Marie Claire honors Hollywood's Change Makers in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Emma McIntyre
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Souza began her acting career back while she was still schooling. She participated in French reality TV shows and films.

Her debut in the acting industry was in 2009 when she appeared in a Mexican telenovela, Verano de Amor. She gained good fame and became popular due to the show.

From there, she starred in several TV shows like Los Heroes del Norte (2010-2011) as Prisca, Nino Santo (2011) as Lucia and La Clinica (2012) as Maripily Rivadeneyra.

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Karla then moved to Los Angeles to pursue English-language film and television roles.

Karla Souza new movie, The Sleepover, is an American action-comedy that is very interesting. The film was released on August 21st, 2020. Karla plays the role of Jay in the movie.

Karla Souza movies and TV shows

Since her debut in the acting industry, Karla has been featured in several films and TV shows.


Some of Karla Souza movies include:

  • 2019: Jacob's Ladder as Annie/Angel
  • 2018: The Jesuit as Collie
  • 2017: Everybody Loves Somebody as Clara Barron
  • 2016: ¿Qué culpa tiene el niño? as Maru
  • 2015: Sundown as Ashley Lopez
  • 2014: El Crimen del Cacaro Gumaro as Supper Burrows manager
  • 2013: Nosotros Los Nobles as Barbara Noble
  • 2013: Instructions Not Included as Jackie
  • 2013: 31 dias Me Late Chocolate as Moni
  • 2012: Suava Patria as Roxana Robledo
  • 2011: From Prada to Nada as Lucy
  • 2010: El effecto tequila as Ana Luisa
  • 1993: Aspen Extreme as Kimberly

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Television shows

  • 2020: El Presidente as Lisa Harris
  • 2014-2020: How to Get Away with Murder as Laurel Castillo
  • 2010: Persons Unknown as Dosette
  • 2009: Verano de Amor as Dana Villalba Duarte
  • 2008: Terminales as Venessa
Karla Souza movies and tv shows
Karla Souza attends the Glamour Mexico magazine Beauty Awards 2016 at Jardin Versal in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo: Victor Chavez/WireImage
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  • 2014: Won the Diosa de Plata Silvia award for Best Performance - Actress for her role in Nosotros Los Nobles
  • 2013: Won the Premio ACE award for Best New Actress for her role in in Suave patria.
  • 2013: Won the Pantalla de Cristal award for Best Actress for her role in Nosotros los Nobles.

Husband and children

The actress is married to Marshall Trenkmann. The couple got engaged in December 2013 and tied the knot in May 2014.

Is Karla Souza pregnant? Currently, Karla is not pregnant. She recently gave birth to her baby boy in June 2020. The handsome boy is called Luka.

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She also has a daughter, Gianna, who was born in April 2018.

Body measurements

Karla is 5 feet and 4 inches tall. She weighs 56 kg, and her body measures 34-25-35 inches. She has dark brown hair and green eyes.

Net worth

The actor has accumulated a good amount from her career in acting. Karla Souza net worth is estimated to be $2 million.

Karla Souza hot photos

Here are some photos of the actress looking stunning.

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Karla Souza attends Los Angeles Premiere Of Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" at American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, California. Photo: Presley Ann/FilmMagic
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Karla looking stunning in Beverly Hills, California.

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Karla Souza poses for a photo during the Glamour x Tory Burch Women To Watch Lunch in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Emma McIntyre
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The actress looking gorgeous in a black dress and heels.

Karla Souza hot
Actress Karla Souza attends the National Hispanic Media Coalition's 20th Annual Impact Awards Gala at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Tara Ziemba/FilmMagic
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Other endeavors

In February 2015, Souza appeared on the cover of Women's Health.

Does Karla Souza speak Spanish?

Souza is fluent in Spanish, English, and French.

Karla Souza is a great example of a dedicated woman who handles both career and parenthood. Her acting talent has caught the attention of many fans. We wish her all the best as she turns a year older.

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