Richard Karn
Name: Richard Karn
Occupation: Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 178 cm (5' 11'')
Birth Day: February 17, 1956
Age: 64
Birth Place:  Seattle, Washington, United States
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Richard Karn

Richard Karn was born on February 17, 1956 in  Seattle, Washington, United States (64 years old). Richard Karn is an Actor, zodiac sign: Pisces. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: $8 Million.

Net Worth 2020

$8 Million
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Family Members

# Name Relationship Net Worth Salary Age Occupation
#1 Cooper Karn Wilson Children N/A N/A N/A
#2 Sue Wilson Siblings N/A N/A N/A
#3 Tudi Roche Spouse N/A N/A N/A


Height Weight Hair Colour Eye Colour Blood Type Tattoo(s)
178 cm (5' 11'') N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A


Biography Timeline


After earning his drama degree in 1979, Karn moved to New York City, where in less than one week he was hired to do a commercial for Michelob beer that was featured during Super Bowl XIV. When he joined the Screen Actors Guild, he was informed there was already a Richard Wilson, prompting him to drop his last name.


In 1989, his wife Tudi convinced him to move to Los Angeles. He found a place for them to live by managing an apartment complex, catering events at a Jewish synagogue on the side. After receiving a traffic citation, Karn attended a traffic school and sat beside an agent who told him about casting for the new television show Home Improvement. The role of Al Borland had already been given to Stephen Tobolowsky, but when taping was scheduled, Tobolowsky was busy with another movie and the role had to be recast. Karn was a guest star in the pilot episode but became a regular cast member when the show was picked up by the network.


In 2002, Karn replaced Louie Anderson as the fourth host of the game show Family Feud. Karn left Family Feud in 2006 and was replaced by John O'Hurley.

In 2002, Karn made an appearance in The Strokes' music video for "Someday", which featured segments of the band on a fictional showing of Family Feud against the band Guided by Voices.


On October 6, 2008, Karn replaced Patrick Duffy as host of Game Show Network's Bingo America. Karn served as a substitute host on GSN Radio.


In August 2020, news reports stated that Richard Karn died, despite a report from Microsoft News stating the contrary. However, Karn later stated on Twitter that he was alive and well.

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Currently, Richard Karn is 65 years, 8 months and 8 days old. Richard Karn will celebrate 66th birthday on a Thursday 17th of February 2022.

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