Karen Kilgariff
Karen Kilgariff
Celebrated Name: Karen Kilgariff
Real Name/Full Name: Karen Kilgariff
Gender: Female
Age: 53 years old
Birth Date: 11th May 1970
Birth Place: Petaluma, California, USA
Nationality: American
Height: 1.68m
Weight: 65kgs
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Karen Kilgariff Lesbian? No
Profession: Comedian, singer, actress
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $25 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Karen is mostly recognized with her work as a comedian and actress. Besides her career in comedy and acting, she is also an author and a singer. Her fame came in the late 1990s when she played a major role in the comedy show “Mr. Show.” Since then, her star has been on the rise, having so far written numerous comedy shows, among them The Pete Holmes Show and The Ellen Degeneres Show and many others.

Karen has been hosting her own comedy podcast since 2016 with Georgia Hardstark called My Favourite Murder. Georgia and Karen are good friends who have been working together for some time, and both have co-written a non-fiction book which they released on 28th May 2019.

Maybe you know about Karen Kilgariff very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Karen Kilgariff’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

Karen Kilgariff was born on 11th May 1970 in California, USA, but was raised outside Petaluma, California. She was born and raised with her sister, who is older than her. Her father used to work in San Francisco as a firefighter while her mother was a psychiatric nurse. She joined St. Vincent de-Paul High School, which is in Petaluma.

Karen dropped out of community college and immediately became a television writer and later a cooking channel host. When talking about her parents, Karen talks about how her mother’s death affected her negatively. After serving people with a mental disease in her community, she died of Alzheimer’s disease.

Personal Life

Karen is known to be a very private person, and that might be the reason most of her private life is not known to the public. That doesn’t mean her all her personal life is in the dark. In 2002, she got married at the age of 32, but the marriage didn’t last long. Since then, Karen has never remarried and is not known to be in any relationship.   When talking about her struggles, Karen admits she struggled with alcohol and drug addiction, mostly abusing diet pills and amphetamines.

Later she began having seizures, which freaked her out as she feared her drug abuse could be the cause. She beat her drug addiction, and today she doesn’t even take alcohol. Besides Georgia Hardstark being her work colleague, she is also her best friend. Their friendship started in 2015 when the two met at a Halloween party.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 11th May 1970, Karen Kilgariff is 53 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024. Her height is 1.68m tall, and her weight is 65 kg.


Karen’s career started in the 1990s in Sacramento when she became a stand-up comedian. Her star in comedy started rising, and she landed her first role in a television comedy show called Mr. Show. In 2015, she appeared in WI Bob & David comedy show and reboot as well. 2015 was a great year for Karen as she also recorded her first comedy songs album with Drennon Davis. The album recording was live with I Like It, and I Don’t Care singles becoming a hit.

Besides comedy, Karen is a writer who has worked with big names in comedy like Ellen DeGeneres, who she has worked for as a writer. In 2003, she became the head writer for Ellen DeGeneres Show, which was launched in September 2003. She later became the head writer for The Rosie Show, a comedy television show that aired on American cable network channel OWN.

Other shows she wrote The Game Show and The Pete Holmes Show. In 2014, together with Chris Fairbanks, she started a podcast they named Do You Need a Ride? Which took place in the car. This was a start in her career in hosting podcast show. She started My Favourite Murder podcast with her friend Georgia Hardstark in 2016, which has over 19 million listeners today.

Awards & Achievements

Karen is yet to win any nomination or award so far. This doesn’t mean she hasn’t achieved anything in LIFE. On the contrary, her work with My Favourite Murder podcast has brought her huge fame with her fan base growing each day. Her podcast currently has more than 19 million listeners. Karen’s most notable achievement is her win against drug addiction.

Net Worth & Salary of Karen Kilgariff in 2024

Karen Kilgariff Net Worth
Karen Kilgariff Net Worth

Most of her earnings come from her career in music and her My Favourite Murder podcast. Though Karen is a musician, not much has come from her career as music with only one live album to her name. Her current net worth is estimated to around $25 million as of April 2024.

Drug addiction has ruined so many people’s lives and their careers as well. This was almost the case to Karen, who fought drug addiction for some time. Though many have that desire to fight the addiction, sometimes the urge to takes these drugs becomes so strong, making many lose the battle. Karen is an inspiration to many drug addicts that they can still win against drug addiction.


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