Richard Karn Bio, Wife, Net Worth, Children & Death?

Richard Karn
Richard Karn

Quick Facts of Richard Karn Wilson

Full NameRichard Karn Wilson
Net Worth$8 million
Date of Birth1956 /02 /17
NicknameRich
Marital StatusMarried
Birthplace Seattle, Washington, USA
EthnicityWhite
ProfessionActor, Game Show Host, Author
NationalityAmerican
Active Year1979–present
Eye colourGrey
Hair colourBrown
SpouseTudi Roche (1985–present)
Height5' 10" (1.78 m)
Weight90 KG 198 lbs
Education Roosevelt High School, University of Washington
Online Presencetwitter
ChildrenCooper Andrew Wilson (b. 1992)
Sun SignAquarius

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If you are the fan of 90s TV series, then you will definitely recognize the ABC’s TV sitcom, Home Improvement. IMDB rated the series 7.4 which is quite good. Well, today we are talking about one of the casts from the series, Richard Karn.

Karn started his career from the same series and later went on working on several movies and TV series. Moreover, he also worked as a game show host for several shows like Family Feud and Bongo America. Active in the industry for decades, he collected an impressive net worth and salary.

Regarding his personal life, he married his fellow cast from Home Improvement. He along with his wife shares a son. Besides, the actor is rumored to be dead, let’s check out whether the buzz is true or not:

Richard Karn’s Bio, Wiki

Richard Karn was born Richard Karn Wilson on 17th February 1956 in Seattle, Washington. As per nationality, Karn is American and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is White. Moreover, he is the son of father Gene (was a Seabee) and mother Louise Wilson.

Besides, Karn attended Roosevelt High School and later graduated from the University of Washington where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He then joined the Edinburgh Festival in Scotland where he gathered drama experience. After having some experience, he moved to New York and eventually was hired for Michelob beer commercial.

Initially, he was informed that there is already an actor with the name Richard Wilson so, he dropped his last name. Moreover, Karn made his acting debut in 1991 as Al Borland in ABC’s TV sitcom, Home Improvement starring Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, and Earl Hindman. In 1995, he made his movie debut as George Thomas in the movie, Picture Perfect.

Following his debut, he worked in several movies and TV series. In 2002, Karn started his career as a host replacing Louie Anderson in the game show, Family Feud. After leaving Family Feud, he hosted another game show, Bingo America where he replaced Patrick Duffy. Besides, he also wrote several books.

Check out the interview with Richard Karn:

Richard Karn’s Net Worth And Book

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Richard Karn has an estimated net worth of $8 million whereas as per The Richest, he has an accumulated net worth of $30 million.  Karn surely collected a good amount from his multiple careers.

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According to some online sources, a TV star generally earns an average salary that ranges from $150k to $1 million whereas a game show host earns an average salary around $1 million to $10 million.

Moreover, Richard also earns much from his books:

  • House Broken: How I Remodeled My Home for Just Under Three Times the Original Bid (1999) = $4.20 in Hardcover.
  • Handy at Home: Tips on Improving Your Home from America’s Favorite Handyman (2002) = $1.90 in Paperback.

Know About Richard Karn’s Wife And Children. Is He Death?

Richard Karn married to his girlfriend, Tudi Roche in September 1985 after dating for months. His wife, Tudi is a well-known American singer and actress best known for her role in Home Imprevement. The husband and wife both worked in the series.

Furthermore, the couple shares a child, a son Cooper Karn Wilson together. Their son, Cooper was born in 1992 and is following the path of his parents. Similarly, his wife, Tudi is the one who encourages him in everything including his career.

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Besides, it was rumored that the actor was death in 2018 and the news went viral overnight. But his death news turned out to be baseless as he is still alive and well.

Richard Karn’s Body Measurement

Richard Karn stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) and weighs 90kg. Likewise, his age is 62 as of 2018.