Karen Brailsford

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Writer, Spiritual Coundelor
Mon Jan 20 2020
By   sabin

Well-known American writer and counselor Karen Brailsford is recognized as the founder of Spirit Knit by Brailsford. She is also known as a famous spiritual counselor.

Karen was born in the United States of America, where another writer Amy Siskind was born. Born to her African parents, Leola White and Charlie Benjamin Brasilford, she is of Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. 

Concerning education, Karen graduated from The Brearly School. Later, she received her Bachelor of Arts (B.A) degree in English Literature from Yale University.

Karen Brailsford love life with Tom Stenberg

The famous American writer is living a blissful married life. Karen exchanged her wedding vows with Tom Stenberg. Tom is a Danish citizen who moved to the United States and currently works at Staples Inc as a Branch Manager. Neither Tom nor Karen spilled beans about their wedding ceremony. 

Karen Brailsford is in a marital relationship with Tom Stenberg.
Image: Karen Brailsford is in a marital relationship with Tom Stenberg.
Source: Twitter @Tom Steinberg

Tom was married twice before walking down the aisle with Karen. From his previous two marital relationships, he has two daughters each. On the other hand, no details regarding Karen's relationship are revealed.

Karen and Tom share a daughter named Amandla Stenberg, who was born on 23rd October 1998. She is the youngest child of Karen who grew up with two older half-siblings, Angela Myree Stenberg and Elise Stenberg.

Karen's Daughter is an Actress

Tom and Brailsford's daughter, the 22 aged Amandla is a famous singer, songwriter, and actress. She is widely known for her portrayals in various movies such as Starr Carter in The Hate U Give, Madeline Whittier in Everything, Everything, and Ruby Daly in the 2018 released movie, The Darkest Minds.

The NAACP Image Award-winning actress kicked off her career as a catalog model for Disney when she was four. Later in 2011, Amandla made her acting debut with the Columbiana movie.

: Karen Brailsford posing with her daughter Amandla Stenberg.
Photo: Karen Brailsford posing with her daughter Amandla Stenberg.
Source: Zimbo

Besides that, the versatile actress gained more attention when she was listed as the Feminist of the Year in 2015 via Mr. Foundation for Women. In 2018, she happily announced to the world that she is gay.

Karen Brailsford origin as an Editorial Intern

While Karen was studying at Yale University, Karen served as an editorial intern at Macmillan for three months. From January 1994 to February 2003 Karen served as a staff correspondent for People Magazine.

The Spiritual Guide Karen Brailsford works as a coordinator for Agape International Spiritual Center
Picture: The Spiritual Guide Karen Brailsford works as a coordinator for Agape International Spiritual Center.
Source: Instagram @iamkarenbrailsford 

Similarly, from February 2003 to April 2005 Brailsford worked as a West Coast Fashion and Beauty Editor in Toch Magazine. Her Linkedin profile suggests, she worked for E! Online as a Senior Editor. Since October 2009, Karen serves as a freelance writer and editor. 

Moreover, she serves as a Co-ordinator for Agape International Spiritual Center since February 2020. Karen is also a Literary Agent for Aevitas Creative Management

Owner of S p I r I t K n I t

After working in various fields for many years, Karen founded Health and fitness line named S p I r I t K n It.  She also promoted her brand with handknit scarves and performing at Golden Globes Celebrity Suite along with stars such as John Legend, Will. I.Am and more. 

The cover of the book Sacred Landscapes of the Soul by author Karen Brailsford.
Snap: The cover of the book Sacred Landscapes of the Soul by author Karen Brailsford.
Source: Instagram @iamkarenbrailsford

Besides, Karen is also an author. She published the book Sacred Landscapes of the Soul: Aligning with the Divine Wherever You Are in September 2020.

How much net worth does Karen Summons?

Karen is one of the most famous writers and entrepreneurs in America. To date, she has worked for various companies, which adds up to her current wealth. Karen's total net worth is estimated to be $700,000 as of 2021.

As per some sources, the average income of a spiritual counselor is more than $100,000 per year. Hence, we can assume the yearly earnings of Karen as a counselor to be similar. Besides that, she is also a writer, a career that provides her with a decent salary.  

On the other hand, Karen's daughter Amandla is one of the most popular young actresses in the U.S. With numerous appearances in movies, she garnered a fortune of $2 million

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