Facts of Craig Kilborn
|Full Name:||Craig Kilborn|
|Age:||56 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||August 24, 1962|
|Birth Place:||Kansas City, Missouri, USA.|
|Father's Name:||Hiram Kilborn|
|Mother's Name:||Shirly Kilborn|
|Profession:||Actor, TV Host, Writer, Author,|
|Education:||Montana State University|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)|
|Net Worth:||Around $7 million|
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Craig Kilborn is an American comedian, actor, writer, and television host. He is famous for his work in ‘Old School’ in 2003, ‘The Benchwarmers’ in 2006 and ‘Cursed’ in 2005.
Craig Kilborn Bio
Craig was born on August 24, 1962, in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He is currently 56 years old. His father’s name is Hiram Kilborn (an insurance executive) and his mother’s name is Shirly(school teacher). He grew up in Hastings, Minnesota, and due to his tall height, he became interested in basketball. He was recruited by the Northside Magicians when he was in 9th grade.
After graduation, he played for Montana State University in a scholarship and earned dual bachelor’s degree in theatre arts and media in 1984.
Craig Kilborn Daily host
He was the first host of the ‘The Daily Show’ in 1996 on Comedy Central. The show was named as ‘Best Late Night Comedy’ by TV Guide. He was nominated for a CableACE Award in the category Outstanding Entertainment Host for the show. He created different features in the show like, ‘5 Questions’, ‘Moment for US’, ‘Dance, Dance, Dance’, and later another host created a feature ‘Your Moment of Zen’.
In an interview with Esquire in 1998, he made jokes regarding head writer and co-creator Lizz Winstead saying,
“To be honest, Lizz does find me very attractive. If I wanted her to blow me, she would.”
Later, he apologized publicly and told that it was said in jest but he was suspended for a week.
Tom Snyder replaced Craig in 1998 and Craig hosted ‘The Late Late Show’ for five years. His final show of ‘The Daily Show’ was aired on December 17, 1998. He carried out about 286 episodes so far.
He made his cameo appearance on ‘The Daily Show’ on August 6, 2015, as part of Jon Stewart’s last episode, which was his first appearance on the show after he left the show as host. After he left the show, he has been hardly known by the public. Many people said that he should not have left ‘The Daily Show’ but he did not care for the direction that the writers wished to go.
He said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times that he left the show because he wanted to. He did not leave because of any particular reason.
Later, he came up with his own show called ‘The Kilborn File’ on June 28, 2010, on Fox Stations but the show was canceled after six weeks.
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Craig Kilborn Wife
He has been living his life happily with a 30-years old son, Jonathan. Some people can’t believe that he is the father of a 30-year-old son. But, the interesting fact is that the mother of Jonathan is still unknown. According to some resource, he has not been married yet and he does not have a wife.
He is most probably single these days and he does not like to talk about his personal affairs in public. He likes to maintain his profile low.
Craig was rumored to be in a relationship with Amber Smith who is a former model. But, it has not been confirmed because neither of them ever spoke about their alleged relationship. All of his fans are still waiting for the day when he discloses the name of the mother of his son.
His son, Jonathan Kilborn, was born in 1987 and it is predicted that his mother may be Craig’s ex-girlfriend. We can assume that Craig has a romantic face that is still hidden in shade.
Craig Kilborn Height
He has a height of 6 ft. 1 inch and he weighs 89 kg. Craig has got green eyes and blonde hair.
Craig Kilborn Twitter
He does not seem to be active on Twitter. However, he is active in other social media like Facebook and Instagram.
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