Kara Tointon Net Worth

Kara Tointon Biography

Who’s Kara Tointon: Very charming and talented tv and flim celebrity from England. She actually is better known for part in the tv screen sitcom EastEnders broadcasted by BBC.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameKara Tointon
Height1.65 m
ProfessionActor, Model
EducationSylvia Young Theatre School
ParentsCarol Tointon, Ken Tointon
SiblingsHannah Tointon
NominationsThe British Soap Award for Sexiest Female, National Television Award for Most Popular Actress, WhatsOnStage Award for London Newcomer of the Year
MoviesLet's Be Evil, Last Passenger, The Sweeney, The Football Factory
TV ShowsMr Selfridge, Strictly Come Dancing, EastEnders

Interesting Facts

1 Has been in a relationship with Matthew Johnson since July 2015.
2 Ranked #84 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Dawn Swann (2015).
3 Is one of 12 EastEnders (1985) actresses who despite their characters giving birth on the show have never become mothers in real life. The others are Wendy Richard, Susan Tully, Sandy Ratcliff, Jan Graveson, Shobu Kapoor, Shana Swash, Emma Barton, Lacey Turner, Danielle Harold, Mimi Keene and Rakhee Thakrar.
4 Is one of 20 EastEnders (1985) actors to compete in Strictly Come Dancing (2004). The others, in chronological order, are Christopher Parker (as "Spencer Moon"), Jill Halfpenny (as "Kate Mitchell"), Patsy Palmer (as "Bianca Jackson"), Louisa Lytton (as "Ruby Allen"), Letitia Dean (as "Sharon Rickman"), Matt Di Angelo (as "Deano Wicks"), Phil Daniels (as "Kevin Wicks"), Gillian Taylforth (as "Kathy Mitchell"), Jessie Wallace (as "Kat Moon"), Zöe Lucker (as "Vanessa Gold"), Ricky Groves (as "Garry Hobbs"), Natalie Cassidy (as "Sonia Fowler"), Jimi Mistry (as "Fred Fonesca"), Scott Maslen (as "Jack Branning"), Anita Dobson (as "Angie Watts"), Sid Owen (as "Ricky Butcher"), Jake Wood (as "Max Branning"), Kellie Bright (as "Linda Carter") and Tameka Empson (as "Kim Fox-Hubbard"). As of 2016, she and Jill Halfpenny are the only 2 to have won the show.
5 Participated in the 8th series of Strictly Come Dancing (2004) in 2010, partnered with Artem Chigvintsev, finishing 1st out of 14 celebrities.
6 Was in a relationship with dancer Artem Chigvintsev, having met on Strictly Come Dancing (2004) (December 2010-July 2014).
7 Ranked #70 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for her performance as Dawn Swann (2010).
8 Her EastEnders (1985) character, "Dawn Swann", became the 16th woman on the soap opera to give birth. Dawn had a daughter "Summer" (played by Isabella Hagerty and Rebecca Hagerty), born on 19 June 2007.
9 Was unveiled as the new face of clothing line Michelle, modelling underwear for supermarket Asda's George (August 2009).
10 Was in attendance at the funeral of her former EastEnders (1985) co-star Wendy Richard (9 March 2009).
11 Was diagnosed with dyslexia at 7-years-old.
12 Made her stage debut in the role of Brigitta in a production of "The Sound Of Music" at the Cliffs Pavilion.
13 Is a close friend of EastEnders (1985) co-star Lacey Turner.
14 Was in a relationship with Joe Swash (October 2008-May 2010).
15 Was in a relationship with James Alexandrou (April 2006-November 2007).
16 Has stated that her favorite EastEnders (1985) character is Heather Trott (played by Cheryl Fergison).
17 Kara lives in the flat below her family.
18 Older sister of Hannah Tointon.


1 "Treat others how you would like to be treated" - that is truly the best advice I ever received.


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2009 British Soap Award British Soap Awards Sexiest Female EastEnders (1985)
2007 National Television Award National Television Awards, UK Most Popular Actress EastEnders (1985)



The Middle Man pre-production Debbie (rumored)
The Halcyon 2017 TV Series Betsey Day
Henry IX 2017 TV Series Serena
Let's Be Evil 2016 Tiggs
Mr Selfridge 2015-2016 TV Series Rosalie Selfridge Rosalie De Bolotoff Rosalie de Bolotoff
The Sound of Music Live 2015 TV Movie Maria
SunTrap 2015 TV Series Maria
Inspector Lewis 2014 TV Series Erica Stoke
Last Passenger 2013 Sarah Barwell
The Sweeney 2012 Megan Barret
Bedlam 2011 TV Series Leah Cole
The Bill 2010 TV Series Ami Ryan
EastEnders 2005-2009 TV Series Dawn
Just My Luck 2006 Concert Goer (uncredited)
Mile High 2005 TV Series Geneva
Dream Team 1999-2005 TV Series Gina Moliano
The Fete 2004 Short Lizzy
The Football Factory 2004 Tameka
Keen Eddie 2004 TV Series Sarah Friedman
Warrior Queen 2003 Poppaea
Harry and Cosh 2002-2003 TV Series Gaby
Dinotopia 2002 TV Series 18 Year Old Le Sage
Never Play with the Dead 2001 Victoria
Teachers 2001 TV Series Pauline Young


Mouth to Mouth 2005 thanks


Loose Women 2010-2016 TV Series Herself
The Making of the Sound of Music Live 2015 TV Movie documentary Herself
Mel & Sue 2015 TV Series Herself
Strictly Come Dancing 2008-2013 TV Series Herself - Contestant / Herself - Audience Member / Herself
Sunday Brunch 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
This Morning 2008-2013 TV Series Herself
The Crime Thriller Club 2013 TV Series documentary Herself
Daybreak 2011 TV Series Herself
Ideal 2011 TV Series Herself
The Big Red Nose Desert Trek 2011 TV Movie Herself
The Graham Norton Show 2010 TV Series Herself
Breakfast 2010 TV Series Herself - Winner, 'Strictly Come Dancing' / Herself
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two 2010 TV Series documentary Herself
Kara Tointon: Don't Call Me Stupid 2010 Documentary Herself
30 Years of 'An Audience With...' 2010 TV Series documentary Herself
Bill Bailey's Birdwatching Bonanza 2010 TV Series Herself
Pride of Britain Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Herself
Xposé 2009 TV Series Herself
The British Soap Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
The British Soap Awards 2009: After Party 2009 TV Special Herself
The British Soap Awards 2008 2008 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
The British Soap Awards 2008: The Party 2008 TV Special Herself
EastEnders: Ricky & Bianca 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself
Sport Relief 2008 2008 TV Movie Herself
Saturday Kitchen 2008 TV Series Herself
Children in Need 2007 TV Series Herself - Presenter
The National Television Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
EastEnders Unveiled: A Weddings Special 2006 TV Movie Herself - Host
America or Busted 2004 TV Series Herself

Archive Footage

Almost Famous IV 2011 TV Movie documentary Actress in Short Change segment
Almost Famous III 2010 TV Movie documentary Woolworths advert
This Morning 2009 TV Series Herself
Sex, Lies & Soaps 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Dawn Swann / Herself

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