Karan Soni is an American actor of India origin best known for his first significant role in the film, Safety Not Guaranteed (2012), as Arnau.
He is also known for starring in Betas (2013), Other Space (2015), Deadpool (2016), Ghostbusters (2016), Office Christmas Party (2016), Detective Pikachu (2019), Miracle Workers (2019) amongst many more.
Now, Karan has completed three projects, Like a Boss, Trolls World Tour, and Superintelligence, whereas Coffee Shop Names are under post-production, and Mira, Royal Detective, is filming.
Karan Soni's Wiki & Age
Karan Soni was born to Indian parents on 8th January 1989 in New Delhi, India.
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As for his education, he attended an International school in New Delhi, India. Later, for his further studies, he enrolled at the prestigious University of Southern California, School of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles.
On-Screen Gay Role
In the 2015 TV series, Other Space, Karan portrays the character, Stewart Lipinski.
Other Space depicts a world where everyone is equally silly, women are dominant, and men are submissive. Also, in this show, bisexuality is pretty much taken for granted due to which it is addressed as an issue.
As for Karan's character, he turned into a queer character and eventually turned bisexual.
As the series developed, Stewart's sister, Karen Lipinski, makes fun of Stewart by referring to an alien as his boyfriend.
But Stewart turns the tables by revealing that he had not got a boyfriend in the years.
Career & Net Worth
Karan first made his Hollywood debut in 2010 when he portrayed the character of Kemal in Yusuf Sumer's comedy film, Kaka Nirvana, alongside Rachel Quinn.
For a few years, he only received less prominent roles.
In 2013, Karan was casted in the Amazon Studios original series, Betas, as Nash.
However, his fans and admirers were unable to continue watching the series as it was canceled after one season.
While Karan was casting in the movies and TV shows, he also tried his luck in the commercial and appeared in commercials for AT&T.
Soon, he got a big break after he appeared in Deadpool as a taxi driver named Dopinder and in Ghostbusters as a delivery man named Benny.
Karan Soni on his character Dopinder in the film, Deadpool (Photo: hindustantimes.com)
Although Karan has never been on a lead role, he has never failed to impress his audience with his character he portrays.
His movie, Deadpool, has been able to amass $18.6 million in one night, making it the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time.