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Who is Kara Killmer?
Kara Killmer was born on 14 June 1988, in Crowley, Texas USA, and is an actress perhaps best known for being her starring role in the NBC series entitled “Chicago Fire”, in which she plays Sylvie Brett. She also starred in the reality web series “If I Can Dream”.
The Wealth of Kara Killmer
How rich is Kara Killmer? As of late-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through a successful career in acting. She’s also worked on several films throughout her career, and as she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Education and Career Beginnings
Kara grew up in Crowley, and after matriculating from high school, she enrolled into Baylor University located in Waco, Texas, graduating in 2010 with a degree in performing arts. Soon after completing her education, she was cast in the Hulu reality web series entitled “If I Can Dream”, which featured participants trying to make it into the entertainment industry. The show was created by Simon Fuller, and follows performers moving into a house filled with numerous cameras.
Each of the contestants excelled in either creative arts, fashion, or sports, and followed them as they attempted to succeed in their own field. During this time, she was just an aspiring actress and she took acting lessons from John Kirby while also attending casting calls. The show ran for a total of 32 episodes in the season, and although not renewed, it was enough for Kara to get more acting projects, including a guest role in an episode of “Jane By Design”.
Career Prominence and Chicago Fire
Over the next few years, Killmer had several projects, including short films such as “Remnant” and “Prank”. She also appeared in episodes of “Scary Tales”, “Rosa the Imposter”, and had a role in the television movie “Horizon”. In 2014, she was cast in the science fiction pilot for “Tin Man” playing Athena True, however, the show was not picked up by the network.
Despite that, she was cast in a main role in the NBC series entitled “Chicago Fire”, as the paramedic Sylvie Brett replacing Lauren German. The series is the first installment of the “Chicago” franchise by Dick Wolf, and follows firefighters as well as paramedics of Firehouse 51 of the Chicago Fire Department. The characters often risk their lives to save and protect Chicago citizens. She has been with the show since the third season, and a seventh season is set to air in late 2018. Since becoming a part of the “Chicago” franchise, Killmer has also appeared in other “Chicago” shows, including “Chicago P.D” in which she has a recurring role, and “Chicago Med” which she joined in 2015 as a recurring character as well.
In the same year as joining “Chicago Med”, Kara was cast in the film “Beyond the Mask” alongside Andrew Cheney and John Rhys-Davies – which marked her feature film debut – and is na historical action adventure film set during the American Revolution, following an ex-mercenary who tries to redeem himself by becoming a masked vigilante aiming to overthrow the British in the colonies. Two years later, she then had a guest role in the legal drama television series “Chicago Justice”, which is the fourth installment of the “Chicago” franchise, and follows investigators and prosecutors at the Cook County State Attorney’s Office, however, the show only ran for one season before being cancelled, making it the first of the “Chicago” series to end.
A few of her latest projects include a guest role in the series “Special Skills”, and the television movie entitled “My Husband’s Secret Life”, in which she played Jennifer Jones.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Killmer married actor Andrew Cheney in 2016 – the two appeared in “Beyond the Mask” together. During her free time, she enjoys hiking, painting and writing. She also spends a portion of her free time with family and friends.
— Kara Killmer (@karakillmer) October 26, 2018
Many people link her to another popular actor, Val Kilmer, due to their nearly identical surnames but they are not related. Similar to numerous actresses, Killmer is highly active online through social media, having accounts on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. She mainly does updates on her professional life, and promotes some of her recent endeavors, including foraying into directing work. She posts a lot of pictures with friends and fellow cast members of “Chicago Fire”. Her Facebook page is the least active among the three, having very few posts and hasn’t been updated since 2017.