Karan Soni Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 May, 2018
Facts of Karan Soni
Date of Birth: 1989 , January-8
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: India
Name Karan Soni
Birth Name Karan Soni
Nationality American, Indian
Ethnicity Asian ancestry
Profession Actor
Net Worth Under Review
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Brown
Famous for Deadpool, Safety Not Guaranteed, Other Space, Betas, Blunt Talk.
Education USC School of Dramatic Arts
Awards Gotham Independent Awards
Movies Deadpool, Safety Not Guaranteed
TV Show Other Space, Betas, Blunt Talk.
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Famously known as Arnau from the movie, Safety Not Guaranteed, Karan Soni, is an American actor of Indian origin. He gained international fame after appearing as Dopinder in the 2016 movie Deadpool. He is also a well-known television actor. Some of his popular TV series include Betas, Other Space, and Blunt Talk. As of 2018, he is all set to reprise his role of Dopinder in Deadpool 2 which is set to be released on May 16, 2018. 

Early Life And Education of Karan Soni

Karan Soni was born on 8th January 1989 in New Delhi, India under the birth sign Capricorn. Soni holds both American and Indian nationality, and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is of Asian descent.

CAPTION: Karan Soni at his early age. SOURCE: Instagram

Soni attended USC School of Dramatic Arts. Later, he worked in a series of AT&T commercials.

Karan Soni’s Career


Karan Soni made his Hollywood debut in 2010 as Kemal from the short film, Kaka Nirvana. Two years later, he portrayed the role Arnau in a science-fiction romantic comedy film, Safety Not Guaranteed. Both fans and critics highly appreciated his role in the movie. 


In 2016, he worked as Dopinder; a taxi driver in the superhero film, Deadpool directed by Tim Miller. Some of his other movies are The SweetLife, Mono, Ghostbusters, Rough Night and Creep 2. As of 2018, he is working in the movies, Monumental, Deadpool 2 and Office Uprising.

TV Series

In 2011, Soni made his TV debut as Kenny in the police procedural drama TV series, The Protector created by Jeffrey Jackson Bell and Michael Nankin. The same year, he worked as Glenn in the TV series, Worst. Prom. Ever. He then worked in Linked Out, Bite Me, The Neighbors, Geo’s Pizza, Melissa & Joey and I Live with Models.

Particularly, he is famous for:

TV Series Role IMDB Rating Cast Members
Betas (2013-2014) Avinash ''Nash'' Dagavi 7.1 Joe Dinicol, Charlie Saxton, Jon Daly and Ed Begley Jr. 
Other Space (2015) Capt. Stewart Lipinski 7.2 Milana Vayntrub, Neil Casey, Bess Rous and Trace Beaulieu.
Blunt Talk (2015-2016) Martin Bassi 7.5 Patrick Stewart, Adrian Scarborough, Jackie Weaver and Dolly Wells.

His latest series include 2017’s TV series; I Live with Models and Silicon Valley. For his performances in movies and TV series, he has been nominated for Gotham Independent Film Awards.

Karan Soni’s Net Worth

Karan Soni has an estimated net worth of $2 million, but, the amount is still under review. Soni has worked in several movies that made an impressive collection at the box office. Some of the movies are: 

Movies Budget Box Office Collection IMDB Rating Awards and Nominations Cast Members
Saftey Not Guarantee (2012) $750,000 $4.4 million 7.0
  • Won ALMA AwardsIndependent Spirit Awards and Young Hollywood Awards.
  • Nominated for Chicago Film Critics Association Awards, and Gotham Independent Film Awards. 
Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake Johnson and Mary Lynn Rajskub.
Goosebumps (2015) $84 million $150.2 million 6.3
  • Nominated for Las Vegas Film Critics Society AwardsVisual Effects Society Awards and Saturn Awards.
R.L. Stine, Jack Black, Odeya Rus, and Dylan Minnette.
Deadpool (2016) $58 million $783.1 million 8.0
  • Won Critics' Choice Awards.
  • Nominated for Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Teen Choice Awards.
Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, T.J. Miller and Brianna Hildebrand.
Ghostbusters (2016) $144 million $229.1 million 5.3
  • Won Kids' Choice AwardsPeople's Choice Awards, and Women Film Critics Circle.
  • Nominated for Teen Choice Awards, Saturn Awards, and Annie Awards.
Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson.
Office Christmas Party (2016) $45 million $114.5 million 5.8   Jennifer Aniston, T.J. Miller, Jason Bateman and Olivia Munn.
Rough Night (2017) $20 million $47.3 million 5.2   Scarlett Johansson, Zoe Kravitz, Kate McKinnon and Jillian Bell.

Soni has a cairn terrier costs $700-$1k.

Karan Soni’s Personal Life

Safety Not Guaranteed actor, Karan Soni, is more to his career.  With the limited information, he has shared about his dating life, seems like the actor is single and not ready for any serious relationship at the current moment.


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Here is the video where Karan Soni talks about his role in Deadpool: