Karl Pilkington’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

  • Source of Wealth: Television, Writing
  • Age: 47
  • Birth Place: Sale, Cheshire, England
  • Marital Status: In a relationship (Suzanne Whiston)
  • Full Name: Karl Pilkington
  • Nationality: English
  • Date of Birth: September 23, 1972
  • Occupation: Television Presenter, Author, Comedian, Radio Producer, Actor, Voice Actor

Karl Pilkington is an actor, presenter, radio broadcaster and author who has an estimated net worth of $750 thousand. Karl Pilkington has been involved in a number of projects, has written books, produced radio shows, and was featured in numerous TV shows.

Pilkington was born September 23rd, 1972 in Chesire, England. He started his career as a producer for the radio station, XFM London. He took the post for several years until he met Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. He also produced their radio show which was broadcast on XFM. The trio went on to produce the comedy travel documentary, “An Idiot Abroad” with Pilkington as the star. The show involved Pilkington traveling to a number of historic sites such as Machu Pichu and the Great Wall of China. The show ran for three seasons over a two-year period and was a critical and rating success. He is now a prominent TV personality, and as of 2012, has over a quarter of a million twitter followers.