Karen Laine Biography
Karen Laine is a renowned former defense attorney, television personality and businesswoman who is best known for her appearance in the television shows Good Bones and Brother Vs. Brother.
Born and raised In Richmond, Indiana, Karen attended a local high school and later joined the University of Indiana to study Law. She passed her bar exams well and immediately started practicing law. In the course of her career, Laine became a city attorney and eventually began venturing into the business of renovating homes.
Karen and her daughter Mina Starsiak established a business called Two Chicks and a Hammer, Inc. after realizing the profits on the sale of Mina’s house in 2018 which Laine renovated. After the company was up and running the duo started running their home renovating show called Good Bones. The cast member of the show includes Mina and her mother Karen, Karen’s son Tad Starsiak, Cory Miller, and Austin Aynes among others.
The show has also been featured in other reality television shows including Brother vs. Brother, in which she served as a judge. She also appeared in the show Building Brady. Karen announced her retirement from Two Chicks and a Hammer on October 4, 2019. However, she will still feature in the series while focusing more on DIY projects than whole-home renovations.
Karen Laine Age
How old is Karen Laine? Karen is 61 years old as of 2023. She was born on October 8, 1962, in Richmond, Indiana, the United States of America. Laine celebrates her birthday on October 8th every year.
Karen Laine Husband
Laine is married to her husband Roger. The couple first made an appearance on her Instagram account in September 2017 during a trip to New York City. Roger is Karen’s fourth husband.
Laine’s first marriage was with Casey Starsiak, an American board-certified orthopedic surgeon. The duo had three children together including Mina Starsiak. Her second marriage was with Randy whom they shared with their daughter Cheryl. After their divorce, Karen married Mick and parted ways shortly after.
Karen Laine Family
Karen has managed to keep details about her parents and siblings away from the limelight hence has not disclosed details about her family. We promise to update you once the information is available in the public domain.
Karen Laine Net Worth
Laine has an estimated net worth of approximately $2 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her career in house renovations for the HGTV’s show Good Bones and as a defense attorney.
Karen Laine Salary
Laine receives an average annual salary of approximately $200,000.
During one of Laine’s Good Bones episodes, her tattoo was exposed after she accidentally dropped the house keys down a drain. Without a second thought, Karen got on the ground to get the keys. Mina also had her mother’s back exposed in an effort to pull her back, which revealed a giant back tattoo.
Later on, she commented on the occurrence saying
Most people are surprised to find that I have a tattoo that goes from the nape of my neck covers my back, and extends down the backs of my thighs.