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.
Date of Birth
May 11, 1970
51 years old
Jim KIlgariff (Father)Patricia Kilgariff (Mother)
Laura Kilgariff (sister)
Peter S. Thompson ( ex-husband)
Saint Vincent De Paul High School
168 cm (5 ft 5 inches)
143 lbs (65 Kgs)
Comedian, Singer, Actress, Author, Podcast Host, TV Producer
Around 20 million US Dollars
Karen Kilgariff’s Age
Karen was born in Petaluma, California, on May 11, 1970. She is currently 51 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.
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.