|Personal Information Summary|
|Maiden Name||Kara Smart|
|Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB||January 27, 1970. As of 2023, she is around 53 years old.|
|Wedding / Husband / Single / Dating / Boyfriend||Married to Graham Alloway. Check the full bio for relationship details.|
|Where did Kara Alloway study?||She received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with Honours from McGill University.|
|Children / No. of Kids||3|
|Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race||White|
Kara Alloway is a television celebrity most popular for her appearance on the reality series The Real Housewives of Toronto.
Personal Life : Parents, Family and Education
- Kara was born on January 27, 1970, in North Toronto, Canada. She grew up in McRae Drive in Leaside.
- She claims to know every single name of the residents in her neighbourhood.
- Kara Alloway Parents : Allan Smart (father) and Ruth Smart (mother)
- Education : She also attended the Ursuline School, South Coast Repertory (SCR) and Trinity College London where she studied Drama and Theatre Arts.
- She also studied at McGill University for four years earning a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with Honors.
Marriage and Children :
- Kara is married to Graham Alloway, who is a lawyer by profession and is also a realtor and builder. They married in 1994.
- The couple had met at a party while Kara was home to renew her visa in Canada.
- They have 3 boys together, the eldest one of whom studied at The University of Miami.
- The Alloways are currently based in Hoggs Hollow and occasionally spend time at their cottage in Muskoka.
Reality TV Career, Salary and Net Worth :
- Kara was an Assistant West Coast Editor for Allure Magazine. She started in June 1990, and stayed there for almost 3 years.
- She then became Editor in Chief for Ingénue Magazine for nearly two years until 1995.
- Alloway was also a Fashion and Beauty Editor for the Homemakers Magazine for around 3.5 years.
- Around the same time, in 1998, she started as the Fashion Reporter for E-Z Rock 97.3 FM for three years.
- In 2012, Kara started a blog about fashion called “SparklesAndFeathersAndNewsprint” and reported on the latest fashion trends.
- She is also the founder of her own website – karaalloway (dot) com since 2016.
- Kara often spends her time marketing for her husband’s real estate firm while simultaneously writing & caring for her family at home.
- As a philanthropist, Alloway has done some major charity works such as installing reverse-osmosis water filters in Nicaragua and working in mobile hospitals in Ecuador.
- She is also passionate about Kids, Cops & Computers – A non-profit organisation that makes electronic devices more accessible to financially disabled children for educational purposes.
- As a socialite in Toronto, Alloway frequently hosts charity fundraisers and attends fashion shows.
Interesting Facts, Height and Trivia :
- Kara has been described as a born-again Christian, a philanthropist, and fashionista among the six housewives of The Real Housewives of Toronto.
- Mercedes ML63 AMG is the car model she uses to drive around.
- In her spare time, she enjoys writing and is in the process of writing a book about female friendships.
- Kara is a committee member of the AMBI Gala at the Toronto International Film Festival.
- Passionate about acting, she also worked on co-producing a reality television series for the American market.
- She reveals her cheeky character as she enjoys prank-calling her husband at work.
- Among the people of her social status, she is proud to call Kathy and Nicky Hilton her friends.
- Proud owner of over 150 pairs of shoes!
- In the reality series The Real Housewives of Toronto, Kara is often portrayed as the show’s villain, telling her co-stars what should and should not be done due to her more traditional lifestyle. There were rumours claiming that she would not return for Season 2.