Athena Karkanis Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Aug, 2018
Facts of Athena Karkanis
Date of Birth: 1982
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Athena Karkanis
Birth Name Athena Karkanis
Nick Name Karkanis
Birth Place/City Alberta
Ethnicity Greek and Egyptian descent
Working For Low Winter Sun
Salary $300k
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Athena Karkanis popular for her role as Dani Khalil in the 2013 hit crime drama television series, Low Winter Sun, is an undeniable talent in Hollywood. As of 2018, she completed the filming of her recurring role in novel adopted series, Zoo. She is also known for her work in SparkSurvival of the Dead, SacrificeThe Lottery, and The Expanse.

Early Life Of Athena Karkanis

Athena Karkanis was born in 1982 in Alberta, Canada. She is Canadian and is of mixed ethnicity (Greek and Egyptian descent). She attended  McGill University in Montreal, Quebec and completed her bachelor degree in Political Science.

Karkanis planned to join law school but she abandoned that path in order to pursue her acting career.  She went to the Square Theatre School in New York to enhance her acting skills.

Athena Karkanis' Career

Athena Karkanis started her career as a voice artist, she lent her voice for various characters in Stickin' Around. She debuted in the small screen in an episode of 1-800-Missing. Then she appeared in a number of series in a minor role including  Kevin Hill, Missing, Kojak, Delilah, and Julius.

Karkanis got regular voice roles in Skyland, MetaJets, Wild Kratts, Total Drama: Revenge of the Island and others. She got her major breakthrough in 2013 as one of the lead stars in Low Winter Sun where she played the role of  Dani Khalil, a Detroit homicide detective.  She also worked in a few films like Survival of the Dead, Saw VI, Sacrifice, and The Barrens

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Some of her highly appreciated work includes Lost Girl,  The Art of War II: Betrayal,  Sacrifice,  The Best Years,  The Border,  Almost Heroes, Lost Girl,  The Lottery, and The Expanse among others.  In 2017, she made a small appearance was in CBS series, Zoo as Abigail Westbrook, along with James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, and Nonso Anozie

In 2018, she completed filming the new drama series Manifest. She will appear in the lead role alongside Parveen Kaur, Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas and Luna Blaise. The series set to premiere on 24 September 2018 on NBC.

In Manifest, a plane disappears from radar and returns five years later after being untraceable and presumed lost at sea. No times have passed for those on the plane, but for their loved ones at home.

Athena Karkanis' Net Worth

Athena Karkanis is a popular voice actress and she earned above $90k from every animated series and films. She is a regular cast of The Expanse and some of the leading stars made $300k per episode. So, she might earn the same amount.

Karkanis has an estimated net worth of a thousand dollars. She also made a good sum of the amount from endorsements and brand associations.

Athena Karkanis' Personal Life

Athena Karkanis is unmarried but she is rumored to be dating a Canadian journalist. However, due to her secretive nature, she hasn't disclosed any information regarding her relationship. She prefers to keep her private life low-key which might be the reason she isn't active on any social sites.  She can speak seven languages. 

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