Quick Facts of Craig Kilborn

  • Full NameCraig Kilborn
  • Net Worth$7 Million
  • Date of Birth24 August, 1962
  • NicknameCraig
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceKansas City, USA
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionComedian, Actor, Writer
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1986-present
  • Eye colour Dark Brown
  • Hair colour Brown
  • BuildFit
  • SpouseErin O'Brien
  • Height6 feet 5 inches
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
  • Children3
  • Horoscope Virgo
Craig Kilborn

If you remembered the comedy show like The Daily Show, then you might know a comedian who always makes everyone laugh with his funny idea and jokes. Well, he is none other than Craig Kilborn. Kilborn is an American stand-up comedian, sports & political commentator, actor, writer,  and television host.

Moreover, he is famous for his late-night show, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and The Kilborn File. He also played in some of the movies like Old School (2003), The Benchwarmers (2006) and Cursed (2005). Moreover, he is a married man and father of three wonderful children. What’s His Net Worth? To know farther about his personal and professional life read the whole article.

Born in Kansas City, Missouri

Craig Kilborn was born as Craig Lawrence Kilborn on August 24, 1962, in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Further, his father name is Hiram Kilborn, an insurance executive, and mother, Shirley Kilborn, a school teacher. Later, his parents moved to Hastings, Minnesota when he was four years olds. Moreover, he belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

His height was taller than an average child that leads him to play basketball. Later, in the 9th grade, he played on the Northside Magicians, as an all-star basketball team in Minneapolis. Kilborn attended his high school in Hastings High School. After his graduation, he got a scholarship to play basketball for Montana State University. From the University, he secured a dual’s bachelor’s degree in theater arts and media in 1984.

Rise to Fame

The 57 years old, talented and versatile personality, Kilborn started his career as a basketball player from an early age. But, his official career started when he decided to work as an anchor for sports. Further, his television career began as a sports anchor for KCBA, Monterey County’s Fox. Later, in 1993, he joined ESPN SportsCenter and worked there until 1996. He used to host the show with Dan Patrick.

Check out the video of Craig Kilborn with beautiful, Dido on  his Late Late Show.


Moreover, he became the host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central for three years where the show was named ‘Best late Night Comdey’ by TV guide.  Undoubtedly, his official career as a comedian began when he was selected by ‘Worldwide Pants’ to replace Tom Snyder as the host of ‘The Late Late Show’. Kilborn hosted the show named  The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn where he worked with many famous comedians like Chad Daniels. Later, in August 2004, he left the show and the show was hosted by Craig Ferguson. After, the long gap he returned to the television world with  The Kilborn File along with Christine Lakin.

Married Man

6 Feet 5 Inch, Kilborn married the second time with his girlfriend, Erin O’Brien. Erin is a personal trainer and fitness model. Moreover, after long controversy and rumor of his sexual orientation, Kilborn is enjoying his married life with his wife happily. Without any doubt, he is full of enjoyment with his current and seems happy being with her.

The couple shares two wonderful children from their marriage, a son Sheppard O’Brien and a daughter Malin O’Brien. As of now, he is living a happy life with his wife and three children. Besides, there is no information about his past relationship and rumors. Yet, he has not revealed his family photo.

Relationship with Amber Smith

Well, Kilborn was married to his long term girlfriend turned wife, Amber Smith. Amber is an American actress and model. Further, the couple exchanged their vows in 1998. Before marriage, the couple was in a long romantic relationship. Moreover, there was news that the couple became the parents before marriage with a lovely son, Jonathan Kilborn in 1987.

Craig Kilborn ex-wife, Amber Smith.
Craig Kilborn ex-wife, Amber Smith. Image Source: Flickr

However, the couple broke their long marriage relation back in 2002. Particularly, the real reason for their divorce was that Kilborn’s rumor of being gay. After, his divorce, there were rumors that 57 years old married himself and exchanged the vows by looking in the mirror. However, the news later came out as false and the comedian married for the second time with his current wife. 

Net Worth

According to celebrity net worth, Kilborn’s estimated net worth is $7 Million as per 2020. More to that, he earned this whopping amount from his long career as an anchor, comedian, writer, and composer. Moreover, he also appeared in a movie like Old School, The Benchwarmers and Cursed which might help to improve his income.

Beautiful mansion in L.A sold by Craig Kilborn in $290,00,00.
Beautiful mansion in L.A sold by Craig Kilborn in $290,00,00. Image Source: Variety

However, he sold the mansion in Los Angeles to Jed Root in real estate price of $2,900,000 in 2012. His house the Hollywood Hills West area was Spanish style. As of now, there is no report about his new house. At the time of the moment, he is enjoying a lavish life with his wife and three children in Los Angeles.