Karla Olivares Souza, best known by her screen name, Karla Souza, is a Mexican-American actress, who is best known for her role as Laurel Castillo on the ABC legal drama series, How to Get Away with Murder. Alongside her television career, she has starred in a number of films and won various accolades.
Take a look at this biography that profiles detailed information about her childhood, acting career, personal life, family, husband, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Karla Souza Biography
Karla Olivares Souza
Birthday / Date of Birth
Karla was born on 11 December 1985, in Mexico City, Mexico.
She is currently 32 years old.
Karla Souza attended Centro de Educación Artística and studied acting. This school is owned by the most famous Mexican media company, Televisa.
Then, she also went to an acting school in France. she also studied acting in one of the finest acting school in London called Central School of Speech and Drama and graduated with a BA degree in acting in 2008.
She has dual citizenship, Mexican and American.
Karla has Chilean ancestry on her father’s side and Mexican on her mother’s side.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Monica Souza (Sister), Jeronimo Souza (Brother)
Karla Souza and banker Marshall Trenkmann became engaged in December 2013 and got married in May 2014 n California. It was widely speculated before her marriage that they have been dating for a quite a long.
In 2009, Karla dated actor Gonzalo García Vivanco which lasted for about few months and they mutually ended their relationship in 2010.
- In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
- In centimeters – 162 cm
- In meters – 1.62 m
- In Kilograms – 56 kg
- In Pounds – 123.5 lbs
- Measurements – 34-25-35
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 25 inches
- Hip – 35 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
Her dress size is 6 (US).
Karla made her acting debut with the 19993 film, Aspen Extreme, as a child actress. She was first seen playing a lead role in 2010 in the film El efecto tequila as Ana Luisa.
She received her first Award (ACE Award for Best New Actress) in 2012 for her role as Roxana Robledo in the film, Suave patria.
In 2008, Karla debuted in Television with a soap opera, Terminales, in which she appeared in an episode “Espejismos”.
Karla Souza Favorites
- Favorite Lunch Hotspot – Sugarfish
- Favorite Dinner Hotspot – Swaddee in Coronado
- Favorite Places – Los Angeles, Mexico City, Nice, and London
- Favorite Los Angeles Restaurant – Superba Snack Bar in Venice
- Favorite Mexico Restaurant – Tacos el Greco
- Favorite London Restaurant – Ma Cuisine in Kew Gardens
Karla Souza Net worth
Karla Souza has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million US dollars as of 2017. she lives with her husband Trenkmann in a luxury mansion in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Social Media Portfolio
As a child, Karla learned gymnastics for over 7 years. If she weren’t landed as an actress, she could have been a gymnast.
She is multilingual who’s mastered in fluent in Spanish, English, and French.
She first approached the makers of the show How to Get Away with Murder for an audition through he rmanager, but was unlucky initially and was later asked to audition for three roles before finalising her to play Laurel.
On March 21, 2015, Karla gave her first TEDx talk in Leon, Guanajuato, on the topic “Sweet are the Fruits of Adversity”. It became the most-seen Spanish TEDx talk with more than a million views.