Craig Kilborn
Craig Kilborn
Celebrated Name: Craig Kilborn
Real Name/Full Name: Craig Lawrence Kilborn
Gender: Male
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: August 24, 1962
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.96 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes, Jonathan
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Craig Kilborn Gay?: No
Profession: Comedian, sports commentator, political commentator, actor, and television host
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $10 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Craig Kilborn is a Jack of many trades. He is a television host, actor, political, and sports commentator, as well as a comedian. He is known for being the first person to host The Daily Show. He was also once an anchor of SportsCenter aired on ESPN. He took over from Tom Snyder in the CBS’ The Late Late Show.

Maybe you know about Craig Kilborn very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Craig Kilborn’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Craig Kilborn, officially known as Craig Lawrence Kilborn, was born on August 24, 1962. His place of birth was Kansas City, Missouri, U.S. He was born to Shirley and Hiram Kilborn, who were a school teacher and an insurance executive, respectively. At the age of four, his family left for Hastings, Minnesota, and that’s where he grew up.

He attended the Hastings High School. He would play basketball for the school as well as another team called Northside Magicians. As a result of the great performance in basketball, he earned a scholarship from Montana State University. His majors were media and theatre arts.

Personal Life

Craig Kilborn is quite secretive when it comes to his personal life. For instance, he has a son who is more than 30 years old, but no one known his biological mother.  There were also rumors that he was dating Amber Smith, who is a famous American actress. The relationship started and ended in 1998. It is that separation that led to him marrying himself the following year. Ever since then, there hasn’t been any indication showing that he is in a relationship or is planning to start dating any time soon.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on August 24, 1962, Craig Kilborn is 61 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 1.96 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


His career started as a sports anchor at KCBA, which is a channel associated with Fox. That was okay until he got a breakthrough. ESPN offered him an opportunity to be the anchor of the SportsCenter. That was in 1993, and three years later, he left for Comedy Central. That’s when he started hosting The Daily Show. He was also a host of The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn between 1999 and 2004.

When it comes to films, Craig Kilborn has appeared in the likes of Pauly Shore is Dead as Himself which was his debut silver screen performance in 2003 and Old School as Mark that same year, 2005’s Cursed as himself and the roles of Baxter and Jerry in The Shaggy Dog and The Benchwarmers, respectively, in 2006. The following year, he appeared on Full of It as Mike Hanbo. In 2014 and 2015, he had roles in The Extendables as Kilborn and The Bronze.

As far as television is concerned, Craig Kilborn has so far featured in SportsCenter, The Daily Show, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, The Bold and the Beautiful, Martial Law, JAG, Yes, Dear, Resurrection Blvd., The Kilborn File, Chuck, BoJack Horseman, and Workaholics.

Awards & Achievements

When looking at the achievements of Craig Kilborn, one must admit that he has made appearances in a lot of films. He is yet to receive an award. However, he has earned a number of nominations because of his work of The Daily Show and The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn. The nominations are two for the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV – Late Night and one for the CableACE Award for Best Entertainment Host.

Net Worth & Salary of Craig Kilborn in 2024

Craig Kilborn Net Worth
Craig Kilborn Net Worth

The net worth of Craig Kilborn is estimated to be about $10 million as of June 2024. It has emanated from income gained by portraying various roles in films and television shows. Another source of income is the fact that he is also a political and sports commentator. Equally important, he is a television host. Back at the ESPN, Craig Kilborn had a salary of approximately $69,089. All the above endeavors have contributed to Craig Kilborn’s net worth.

From the above discussion, it is no secret that Craig Kilborn is good at what he does. That’s why he has remained relevant for more than 30 years. Over the years, he has appeared in many films and television shows. His deadpan delivery when it comes to comedy is also interesting.


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