Karla Souza Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 06 Oct, 2021
Facts of Karla Souza
Date of Birth: 1985 , December-10
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: Mexico
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Karla Souza
Birth Name Karla Olivares Souza
Nationality Mexican
Birth Place/City Mexico City
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG N/A
Married Yes
Married to Marshall Trenkmann (m. 2014)
Children N/A
Education Central School of Speech and Drama
Awards ACE Award for Best New Actress
Movies The Noble Family
TV Show How to Get Away with Murder
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Karla Susana Olivares Souza is a Mexican actress, best known for her portrayal as Laurel Castilo on the ABC legal drama series, How to Get Away with Murder.

Early Life And Education Of Karla Souza 

Karla Souza is an actress having of Mexican nationality. She has risen to fame, typically after being cast as Laurel Castillo in the drama series How to Get Away with Murder of the ABC productions. She was born to a Mexican mother and a Chilean father on December 11, 1985. She was recently showcased on the cover of Women’s Health in February 2015.

Born as Karla Olivares Souza, this Mexican actress was born in Mexico City but was brought up in Aspen, Colorado until she was eight. After she studied acting at the Centro de Educacion Artistica, she attended an acting school in France as well. The Centro de Educacion Artistic is run by the media agent Televisa and is situated in Mexico City.

She has also completed a summer acting course in Moscow, Russia. She graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Acting, from the Central School of Speech and Drama from London, in 2008. She returned to Mexico City when she was 22 and started appearing on several television and films in her home country.

Karla Souza's Career

Karla’s debut role in television was in 2009 in the Mexican telenovela Verano de Amor as singer Dulce Maria. She then starred in Mexican sitcoms like La Clinicia and Los Heroes del Norte. Her film roles include acting in Nosotros Los Nobles, Instructions Not Included as well as From Prada to Nada.

To pursue her interest in English television roles and films, she moved to Los Angeles in 2014. The Peter Nowalk/ Shonda Rhimes series, How to Get Away with Murder cast her as a law student named Laurel Castillo and plummeted her into the heights of fame.

Karla Souza's Net Worth And Salary

Karla Souza's net worth is $1.2 million at present. She earns a decent amount of salary from her career.

Karla has been known to the worldwide audience after being cast as Laurel and her net worth and salary are of interest to her fans. Her net worth is currently under review and will surely be revealed soon.

She has a height of 5 feet and 4 inches and a beautifully maintained body which makes her liked by her fans around the world. She is also active on several networking sites and can be followed there to gain more insight into her personal life.

Karla Souza's Personal Life

As far as her personal life is considered, Souza speaks Spanish, English as well as French. Her relationship history includes dating Mexican model and actor Gonzalo Garcia Vivanco since 2009. The couple dated for almost a year and citing irreconcilable differences, separated in 2010.

Her present husband, Marshall Trenkmann and Souza started dating in 2012. After a brief affair, they got engaged in December 2013. Amid much media frenzy and coverage, the couple got married in May 2014 in California.

They do not have any children yet and seem to be doing pretty well in their personal life. They do not seem to be nearing divorce. Karla has not come out as being a lesbian and neither is a bisexual, as well as news about her, are to be concerned.