Kareema Barry is an Indian social media influencer and TV personality. She is best known for her humorous videos on Instagram, and for making appearances in Indian TV shows Masaba Masaba (2020) and Girls Hostel (2021).
Kareema Barry was born on Friday, 24 October 1997 (age 25 years; as of 2022) in Kolkata, India. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She did her schooling at Welland Gouldsmith School in Kolkata. When Kareema was studying in school, she was a member of the public speaking and debating clubs. When she was in 11th standard, she became the president of her school’s public speaking club. According to her, that is when she realised that playing characters and voice modulation is what she enjoys. Later, when she was pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature at Hindu College, DU, Barry started participating in debates. The Telegraph
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Weight (approx.): 50kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Figure Measurements (approx.): 30-26-30
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Khurram Barry and his mother’s name is Kauser Barry. She has an elder sister named Khushboo Barry.
Kareema Barry’s grandmother was a Parsi. In an interview, Barry revealed that she is a Muslim. Mid-Day
Social Media Influencer
During the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, Kareema moved to her sister’s house in Delhi with only four pairs of clothes in her bag along with her witty sense of humour. After receiving an Instagram challenge regarding posting funny pictures, Barry posted multiple humorous videos of herself and gained a massive amount of admirers.
Since then, she started uploading entertainment content on social media. Later, she collaborated with many other social media influencers including Sakshi Shivdasani, Tarini Shah, Srishti Dixit ( who also goes by the name Srishti Patch on social media), Archit Meher, Dolly Singh, and Kusha Kapila. YouTube – Avanti Nagral
In September 2021, she starred in the music video for Ashwin Adwani’s song titled Jugnoo. In 2022, she appeared as Hot Messs in the popular series ‘Girls Hostel- season 3.’ In 2022, She made her OTT debut with the critically acclaimed web series ‘Masaba Masaba- season 2’ (2020) in which she played the role of Qayanaat, an edgy influencer-turned-designer.
- TV show: Breaking Bad
- A place to hangout: Raj’s Spanish Cafe on Sudder Street in Kolkata
- As of December 2022, Kareema has more than 1.2M followers on Instagram.
- Apart from creating reels, Barry likes to strum her string instrument ukelele and often shares videos while playing it.
- In an interview, Kareema revealed that she considers joking as a coping mechanism. YouTube – TEDx Talks
- Kareema once revealed she auditioned for a horror film and considered it terrible. She further said,
I had to have a breakdown on the spot, which I absolutely couldn’t. It was also an in-person audition, so there were no re-takes. It was a great experience, though.”
- In her leisure time, Barry spends her time either creating reels or writing. The Telegraph
- During TEDx TALKS, Kareema revealed that when she got her first salary, she went for mental health therapy. YouTube – TEDx Talks