Attended university in London.
Speaks English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Italian, Japanese
Records in Cantonese and Mandarin, and raps.
Attended Diocesan Girls' School, Hong Kong (from primary to secondary).
Her husband, who goes only by his first name, is a German financial executive who Karen first met when the two were students of Italian literature in Florence, Italy in 1987. After a 24-year separation, the couple were married on October 1, 2011 at a church in a countryside vineyard near Florence.