Karen Kilgariff's Net Worth, Age, Career, And Family

Karen Kilgariff’s Net Worth, Age, Career, And Family

Born in 1970, Karen Kilgariff is a famous American writer, singer, comedian, actress, TV personality, author and, podcast host. What made her gain popularity is the show ‘My Favorite Murder’. She is also the writer of several famous shows such as ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’, Other Space and so on. 

Full NameKaren Kilgariff
Date of BirthMay 11, 1970
Birth PlacePetaluma, California
Age 54 years old
Zodiac SignTaurus
ParentsJim KIlgariff (Father)Patricia Kilgariff (Mother)
SiblingsLaura Kilgariff (sister)
SpousePeter S. Thompson ( ex-husband)
EducationSaint Vincent De Paul High School
Height168 cm (5 ft 5 inches)
Weight143 lbs (65 Kgs)
Hair colorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
CareerComedian, Singer, Actress, Author, Podcast Host, TV Producer
Net WorthAround 20 million US Dollars

Karen Kilgariff’s Age

Karen was born in Petaluma, California, on May 11, 1970. She is currently 54 years old. According to her birthdate, her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Early life, Family Details, and Education

TV personality Karen was born to Patricia Kilgariff (mother) and Jim Kilgariff (father) in Petaluma, California on May 11, 1970. Her father was a firefighter while her mother was a psychiatric nurse. She was raised alongside her sister Lauren Kilgariff. 

Karen went and graduated from  St. Vincent de-Paul High School. After high school, she attended a community college but later she dropped out from there.

Karen Kilgariff’s Relationship Status

According to sources, Actress Karen is single at the current time. However, she married Peter S. Thompson in around 2002. But things did not quite work out between them so they got divorced eventually. Her divorce left a negative impact on her. She started intaking alcohol and drugs and soon became an addict. Later, she visited therapists to get rid of the addiction. Currently, she lives in Studio City, California with her two little adorable dogs named Frank and George.


When she first entered the entertainment industry, she used to be a comedian in Sacramento in the 1990s. But she gained the spotlight from a role she played in the comedy show ‘Mr. Show’. Additionally, she has also worked for many other shows. She was the lead writer of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’  and “The Rosie Show”. Both these shows were a massive hit. She also created a few episodes of a comedy-drama show named Baskets. Besides these, some of her other remarkable performances are ‘Don’t Care, I Like It’, W/Bob & David’, “Girls Guitar Club’ and many more.

Then in around 2014, she initiated her podcasting career as she was a podcast host in a show named ‘Do You Need A Ride?’ along with comedian Chris Fairbanks. In 2016, her career reached its peak when she started a true-crime podcast named ‘My Favorite Murder’ with her good friend Georgia Hardstark. The podcast was ranked on the top two list of ‘Best Podcast’ on iTunes. With the success of this show, they co-founded another podcast show in about 2018 named ‘Exactly Right’ which also gained a lot of love and popularity from the listeners. Then, after a year, Karen and Georgia released a joint memoir named ‘Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered’. 

Karen Kilgariff’s Net Worth

Karen has an estimated net worth of approximately 20 million US Dollars. She earns the majority of her money from the shows ‘My Favorite Murder’ and ‘Exactly Right’. Also, her music album, hosting, and TV appearances help in enhancing her economy significantly. 

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Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Karen Kilgariff is an extremely talented American female artist who stands 5 feet and 5 inches tall and is 65 kgs. She has gorgeous dark brown eyes that perfectly suit her black hair. She has a strong and charming personality that all her fans adore. She is an inspiration to many.

Social Media Life

Karen is only active on Twitter. She has an impressive 495.2k followers on her Twitter account. She keeps updates about her personal and professional life on her Twitter. Other than Twitter, she is not seen on any other social media platforms.

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