Karen Kilgariff Bio, Podcasts, Age, Family, Husband, Divorced, Height, Net Worth

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Karen Kilgariff Biography

Karen Kilgariff is an American Actress, Podcast host, writer, singer, and comedian famous for hosting iTunes number one-rated comedy podcast, “My Favorite Murder”. Kilgariff started hosting My Favorite Murder along with Georgia Hardstark in 2016. She has also written for many comedy television shows, including the head writer on The Rosie Show, The Ellen Degeneres Show, and The Pete Holmes Show.

In 2018, Georgia and Karen co-founded the podcast network Exactly Right. She also wrote the nonfictional book Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered alongside Georgia. The book was released in 2019. Having grown up outside Petaluma, she attended St. Vincent de Paul school in Petaluma.

She went on to start her career as a stand-up comedian in Sacramento. Karen went on to land comedy roles on television, including being a cast member on Seasons 3 and 4 of Mr. Show. Later on, she appeared in the 2015 reboot, Wl Bob & David. Kilgariff also played the role of Jean Pettengill for five episodes of The Book Group in 2003. Later in the same year, she was hired by Ellen DeGeneres to help write for her comedy special, Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now.

Later on, she toured with DeGeneres as her opening act. In addition, she was named head writer for the daytime talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The show was launched in September 2003. Furthermore, she served as the head writer for The Rosie Show, which aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network. She later served as the head writer for The Pete Holmes Show, which aired on TBS.

On the other hand, her podcast career began in 2014 with a podcast called Do You Need A Ride?. The podcast initially took place in a car where together with her co-host Chris Fairbanks would speak to their guest while driving around. Later in 2015, Karen and Georgia Hardstark started the true-crime podcast My Favorite Murder. Recently, she published Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered which was a joint memoir with Hardstark.

Karen Kilgariff Age

How old is Kilgariff? Kilgariff is 52 years old as of 2022. She was born on May 11, 1970, in Petaluma, California, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on May 11 every year and her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Karen Kilgariff Height

Kaligariff stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches and is of moderate weight. However, her exact weight and height are unknown and will be updated as soon as the information is available.

Karen Kilgariff Family

Kilgariff is the proud daughter of Jim (father) and the late Patricia (mother). Her mother died in 2016. Both of her parents worked, her father was a San Francisco firefighter and her mother was a head psychiatric nurse at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. In addition, Kilgariff was raised beside her older sister Laura Kilgariff.

Karen Kilgariff Husband | Divorced

Kilgariff was married to her ex-husband, Peter Stewart Thompson. The two met when Peter worked as a photographer on The Ellen Show. Peter petitioned for a divorce in 2013. However, he failed Dissolution W/O Minor Children (General Jurisdiction) lawsuit against her in the Jurisdiction of Los Angeles County on January 18, 2013. Their divorce was finalized in September 2014 with a legal separation decision approached by the court.

Karen Kilgariff Net Worth

Kalgariff has an estimated net worth of $20 Million. Her main source of income is her successful career as a journalist.

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