Karan Brar Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More


Karan Brar

Karan Brar is an Indian American actor who is known for starring in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid trilogy, and the Disney Channel series ‘Bunk’d.’


Karan Brar was born on Monday, 18 January 1999 (age 24 years; as of 2023) in Redmond, Washington, USA. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He graduated from Oak Park High School, California, in 2017.

Karan Brar's graduation picture with his late friend Cameron Boyce

Karan Brar’s graduation picture with his late friend Cameron Boyce

He studied acting at John Robert Powers and Patti Kalle’s workshops.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Weight (approx.): 75 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 35″Waist:32″Biceps:15″ Karan Brar


Parents & Siblings

Karan Brar’s father, Harinder Brar, works in a real estate company. His mother’s name is Jasbinder Brar. He has an elder sister named Sabreena Sandhu.

Karan Brar with his mother

Karan Brar with his mother


Karan Brar has been dating Sophie Reynolds since 2016. She is an American actress who is known for her role in the ”L.A.’s Finest” television series. [1]Sophie Reynolds – Instagram

Karan Brar with Sophie Reynolds

Karan Brar with Sophie Reynolds


Karan Brar autograph

A signed poster of the TV series Jessie



Karan Brar was 8 years old when he signed his first commercial. Later he appeared in Shell Gasoline commercials.


In 2010, he appeared in the American film ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ in which he played the role of an Indian middle school boy, Chirag Gupta; the film is based on the New York Times best-selling book series called ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid.’

Karan Brar on the set of 'Diary of a Wimpy kid'

Karan Brar on the set of ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’

To attain proficiency and develop an Indian accent for this role, he worked with a dialect coach. He also appeared in the sequel films; Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” [2011] and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days” [2012]. In 2012, he was cast in a film, Chilly Christmas in which he played the role of “Caps”. In 2014, he was the voice-over artist for the film, ‘Mr. Peabody & Sherman’ which is an animated science fiction comedy film. In 2018, he appeared in a science-fiction film, “Pacific Rim Uprising”, where he played the role of ‘Suresh’, a new cadet for the Jaeger pilot program. To prepare for this role, Karan Brar followed a particular diet, that was required to maintain his physique and took stunt and fight training lessons.

Karan Brar in Pacific Rim Uprising film

Karan Brar in the Pacific Rim Uprising film

In his latest work, Brar voiced the character of ‘Jay’ in the 2023 American animated superhero film, “Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham” produced by Warner Bros. Animation.


In 2011, he appeared in the Disney Channel’s comedy series ‘Jessie’ in which he played the role of a 10-year-old Indian child, Ravi Ross, who is an adopted child in a super-rich family trying to maintain his Indian values and culture. Originally, Ravi’s character was a boy from South America, but the directors were so mesmerised by Brar’s audition that they had to change the main role from a South American boy, Javier, to an Indian boy, Ravi, to accommodate him in the series.

Karan Brar as Ravi Ross in Jessie

Karan Brar as Ravi Ross in Jessie

His role in ‘Jessie’ helped him gain exposure to the world of comedy, which soon became his forte. From 2015 to 2018, he played the role of Ravi Ross alongside Peyton List, Skai Jackson, and Miranda May in the series ‘Bunk’d,’ which is a spinoff of the series ‘Jessie.’ Brar voiced the character ‘Prince Zandar’ in “Sofia the First” animated children’s series. In 2020, he played minor roles in various movies such as Stargirl (2018), The Fuck-It List (2020), The Argument (2020), and Hubie Halloween (2020). He has appeared for a short duration in various other series such as Pair of Kings (2012), Teens Wanna Know (2013-2015), Pass the Plate (2013-2014), Lab Rats (2014), Chasing LA(2014), The Night Shift (2016), Youth & Consequences (2018), Champions (2018), Schooled (2019), and Epic Night (2019). From 2020 to 2022, he voiced the main character in the “Mira, Royal Detective” series.

Karan Brar at the premier of 'Mira The Royal Detective'

Karan Brar at the premiere of ‘Mira The Royal Detective’


  • Karan Brar won the ‘Young Artist Award’ in 2011 in the category ‘Best Performance in a Feature Film-Young Ensemble Cast’ for his work in the film ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid.’ In 2013, he won the same award, in the same category, for his work in ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days.’
  • He won the ‘Young Artist Award’ in 2012 in the category ‘Best Performance in a TV Series- Supporting Young Actor’ for his work in the TV series ‘Jessie.’
  • In 2014, he was nominated for the ‘NAACP Image Award’ in the category ‘Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program’ for his work in ‘Jessie.’
  • In 2018, he was awarded the ‘Young Entertainer Award’ for his work in the hit television series ‘Bunk’d’ in the category ‘Best Young Ensemble- Television Series.’


Karan Brar has got a tattoo of his late friend Cameron Mica Boyce (28 May 1999 – 6 July 2019), an American actor, inked on his left arm. Cameron died due to SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy Patients). Karan Brar regularly raises awareness about the ‘Cameron Boyce Foundation’ through his social media accounts, which aim to cure epilepsy through funding research, education, and various awareness campaigns. [2]Karan Brar – Instagram

Karan Brar's tattoo

Karan Brar’s tattoo, of a picture with his late friend, Cameron Boyce


  • Karan Brar is an ambassador of a non-profit organization called the ‘Thirst Project,’ which aims at bringing safe drinking water facilities to communities around the world, where it is not immediately available.
  • In 2014, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll celebration, Karan Brar had the opportunity to have dinner with the President of the United States Barack Obama along with Michelle Obama.

    Karan Brar with Barack Obama and Michelle Obama

    Karan Brar with Barack Obama and Michelle Obama

  • Karan Brar did a cameo in one of Lilly Singh’s YouTube videos titled “How I Deal With Kids,” which gathered around six million views in just a week of its release. [3]Lilly Singh – YouTube

    Karan Brar in Lilly Singh's youtube video

    Karan Brar in Lilly Singh’s YouTube video

  • According to Karan Brar, his favourite cuisine is Thai.
  • In his leisure time, Karan likes to travel and hang out with his friends. He often goes on beach trips and hiking trips with his friends.

    Karan in Europe with his friends in 2022

    Karan in Europe with his friends in 2022

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