Karen Reuter Age, Net worth, Height, Husband, Death, Career

Karen Reuter was an American actress best known for her role as the main makeup artist on the Netflix TV show “Orange Is the New Black.” In fact, the Artists & Hairstylists Guild nominated Reuter for a Best Contemporary Makeup Award for her work on OITNB. She had previously worked on The Sopranos, Project Runway, and Step Up 3D. According to her obituary, she became interested in makeup after watching horror films. Check out this biography to learn about her height, weight, cause of death, husband, childhood, family life, achievements, and life facts.

Karen Reuter Biography

Karen Reuter was born on January 22, 1957, in Little Falls, New Jersey, USA. There is no information about her parents, siblings, or childhood. In terms of education, she graduated from Passaic Valley Regional High School. Aside from that, she hasn’t mentioned anything about her university education. She is of White Caucasian descent and follows the Christian religion.

Karen Reuter Death

Karen Reuter died of cancer on January 24, 2019, at the age of 62. She became seriously ill in September and had to leave the show “Orange Is the New Black.” From 2013 to 2014, Reuter first appeared on the show as a co-key makeup artist in 20 episodes. In addition, between 2015 and 2016, she served as the makeup department head for OITNB.

Mulgrew took to Twitter shortly after her death to send a heartfelt message to her friend and colleague. “Farewell to a warm-eyed woman in low-slung dungarees and a wry smile at 6 a.m., whose work ethic was only surpassed by her bravery, which she revealed through laughter, kindness, and a turning away from self,”

“I wish I had the chance to know her better,” Hamic, who plays the newer character C.O. Ginger, said. She will be sorely missed.” Lori Petty, who plays Lolly Whitehill, also paid tribute to Reuter with a Tweet filled with crying and heartbroken emojis.

Karen Reuter Height & Weight

Karen Reuter is 5 feet 6 inches tall. She weighs approximately 59 kg (121 lbs). She has lovely warm blue eyes and dark locks. 

Real Name Karen Reuter
Nick Name Karen
Age 62 Years Old
Cause of Death Cancer
Born January 22, 1957
Profession Professional Makeup Artist and Author
Famous For For working as the main makeup artist
on Orange Is The New Black
Birthplace Little Falls, New Jersey, USA
Nationality American
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christianity
Gender Female
Ethnicity White Caucasian Descent
Zodiac Aquarius
Height/ Tall Feet & Inches: 5’6″
Centimetres: 168 cm
Meters: 1.68 m
Weight Kilograms: 59 Kg
Pounds: 130.32 lbs
Body Measurements
35-27-36 inches
Bra Cup Size 34 B
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 6 (US)
Marital Status Married
Dating History? Love Affair with her boyfriend Steven
Boyfriend None
Spouse/ Husband Steven Kozlowski
Net Worth Approx U.S  $756,00


She began her career as a make-up artist in Hollywood, where she worked as a co-key make-up artist on the children’s show “Pee-Playhouse.” wee’s Then, between 1986 and 1990, she worked on the show for four years. She later worked as a makeup artist on The Sopranos, Project Runway, and in the films Step Up 3D and 28 Days. The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards nominated Reuter and Michal Biggar for the TV and New Media Series Contemporary Make-Up award in 2015.

Reuter is also one of the co-authors of the 1998 book, “Read My Lips: A Cultural History of Lipstick.” Aside from that, she was a member of New York’s Make-Up & Hair Local 798. She worked on “OITNB” for the first three seasons on Netflix. Following that, Reuter took over as the show’s make-up department head. Furthermore, “The Big House,” the final season episode of “OITNB,” was dedicated to her memory.

Net worth

How much is Karen Reuter’s net worth? As of 2021, her net worth is estimated to be $756,00

Karen Reuter
Karen Reuter (Source: Google)

Karen Reuter Husband & Marriage

Who is Karen Reuter Boyfriend? She was married on September 2, 2017, she married her husband “Steven Kozlowski.” Their wedding ceremony was held privately in front of a small group of family members. The former couple started dating in 2012. Following her death, her husband Steven sent an emotional message in which he described her as a wonderful wife. Karen also had four children from a previous relationship. She had three sons, Eden, Anton, and Damon Fabbo, and one daughter, Simone Fabbo. Her previous dating history is not public knowledge.

Social media

Karen Reuter is not active on social media platforms.

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