Athena Karkanis Biography

Updated On Jan 01, 2019 Published On Sep 16, 2018
Facts of Athena Karkanis
Date of Birth: 1981
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Athena Karkanis
Birth Name Athena Karkanis
Nick Name Athena
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Alberta, Toronto
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Greek/Egyptian
Profession Actress
Salary more than $90k per episode
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Brown
Weight in KG 57 kgs
Famous for Saw IV and Saw VI
Education McGill University
Movies Survival of the Dead, Saw IV and Saw VI, Sacrifice, The Art of War II: Betrayal
TV Show The Expanse, The Lottery, Manifest
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Athena Karkanis is a Canadian actress and a voice-over actress, who is renown for portraying the role of Agent Perez in the thriller movie Saw IV and Saw VI. Besides this, she is famous for appearing in the television series like Manifest, Lost Girl, The Dating Guy, The Best Years, and many others.

Athena Karkanis was born in 1981 and is currently 38 years old. She was born in the city of Alberta, Canada. There is no much detail information regarding her parents, birth details, early life, and childhood. She is of Canadian nationality while her ethnicity is mixed comprising of Egyptian-Greek descent.

Athena graduated from McGill University situated in Montreal and has a bachelor's degree in political science. Although she had plans of pursuing a career in law and judiciary, she abandoned it for following an acting career. She has also attended Square Theatre School of New York.

Athena started her early career as a voice-over artist, lending her voice to several characters in the Canadian animated series Stickin' Around. She then made her screen debut in the year 2005, when she appeared for an episode of 1-800-Missing alongside actor Dean McDermott.

Athena Karkanis has lent her voice in many television shows like Total Drama: Revenge of the Island, MetaJets, Wild Kratts, and Skyland. 

She has also acted in several television shows and even worked as a regular cast for the first season of The Best Years, a Canadian teen drama. Her others work in television sitcoms including The Border, Almost Heroes, Lost Girl, Low Winter Sun, The Lottery, and The Expanse featuring Steven Strait.

Apart from television shows, she has also acted in minor and major roles in films and movies. Some of her most notable works can be found in films namely Survival of the DeadThe Art of War II: Betrayal, Repo! The Genetic Opera,  Sacrifice starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and many more. By far her most noteworthy role has been for the horror movie series Saw, appearing in Saw IV and Saw VI.

While as of 2018, she is appearing as leading character Grace Stone in television series Manifest alongside actors Luna BlaiseMelissa RoxburghJosh Dallas, and many others. 

Athena Karkanis is currently unmarried, but she is said to be in a relationship with a Canadian journalist. Despite being a well-known actress, she has still been successful enough to lead a low life, away from the eyes of the camera.

Though there are headlines regarding her boyfriend and current relationship status, she has managed to keep her dating life away from the media. Just like how Athena managed to keep her current dating life behind the curtains, she also did not share much about her past affairs and relationships.

Athena has a height of 5 feet and 5 inches, weighing about almost 57 kgs. Athena' body measurements are 33-24-33 inches. Black hair and dark brown eyes are Athena' distinctive features.

Athena Karkanis' net worth as of 2019 is reported to be around $1 million. It has been assumed that she has received more than $90k from the films and animated series that she has worked for. The regular cast for the television series the expanse have earned more than $300k, which might also mean that she received the same amount. 

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Born in Alberta, Canada


Athena Karkanis was born in the year 1981 in Alberta, Canada. The name of her parents are still unknown.

Debut in 1-800-Missing


Athena Karkanis, made her acting debut in the year 2005 when she appeared for an episode of the 1-800-Missing.

Appeared in Saw IV


Athena Karkanis appeared for the horror movie Saw IV in the year 2007 as Agent Perez. She later reprised the role in Saw VI in 2009.

Worked as a regular cast for The Best Years


In 2007 she got an opportunity to work as a regular cast for the Canadian drama series The Best Years and remained there for almost a year.

Net worth is Unknown


Athena's exact net worth is still unknown, but it has been assumed that she has received more than $90k from the films and animated series that she has worked for. The regular cast for the tv series the expanse have earned more than $300k, which might also mean that she received the same.

Cast as main character in TV series Manifest


As of 2018, Athena Karkanis is portraying the role of lead character Grace Stone in TV series Manifest.

Net Worth


Athena Karkanis' net worth as of 2019 is reported to be around $1 million.