Mok is often credited as Karen Mok in Chinese movies, but as Karen Joy Morris (her birth name) in Hollywood movies such as “Around the world in 80 days” starring Jackie Chan. She supplied the voice of Princess Kida for the Cantonese dub of Disney’s “Atlantis: The Lost Empire” (2001). Mok performed in the 10th anniversary Asian tour of the hit Broadway musical Rent in the lead role of Mimi in 2005 and 2006.
At the Beijing Olympics in 2008, she carried the torch and performed at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. In October 2008, Karen Mok launched her own brand of perfume in Hong Kong.
Karen has completed many endorsement agreements with leading companies such as among others Canon, Kappa, Cadillac, Clear, Chow Tai Fook, Lux, Titus.
She married her first boyfriend Johannes at a church near Florence, Italy, on 1 October 2011.
Mok is an advocate for animals and one of only five Asian celebrities to make People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Asia-Pacific’s (PETA) first-ever Best-Dressed 2008 list. Mok has joined efforts to help bears in China whose bile is used for medicinal purposes/
In 2007, Mok was involved with MTV EXIT, a campaign against human trafficking in Asia. She presented Traffic: An MTV EXIT Special, a documentary on trafficking.. Karen currently serves as ambassador for UNICEF, SPCA, Animals Asia Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, and Enlighten-Action for Epilepsy.