Richard Karn
Richard Karn
Real Name/Full Name Richard Karn Wilson
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Richard Karn
Birth Place: Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 17 February 1956
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 90 Kg
In Pounds – 198 lbs
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Gene Wilson
Mother – Louise Wilson
Siblings: Sue Wilson
School: Roosevelt High School
College: University of Washington
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Tudi Roche (m, 1985)
Kids/Children Name: Cooper Karn
Profession: Actor and Former Game Show Host
Net Worth: $10 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Richard Karn is a popular American actor and former game show host. He is most well-known for starring in the popular TV sitcom, “Home Improvement” from 1991 to 1999. He is equally famous for being the former host of the popular game show, “Family Feud” from 2002 to 2006.

Well, how well do you know about Richard Karn? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Richard Karn’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Richard Karn to date.

Biography and Early Life

Richard Karn, whose full name is Richard Karn Wilson, was born on the 17th of February 1956 in Seattle, Washington, U.S. to parents, Gene Wilson and Louise Wilson. His father used to serve in the United States Naval Construction Battalions and had served in World War II as well. His mother was a painter, who died of bone marrow cancer in 1983. Coming to his siblings, he has a sister, Sue Wilson.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Richard Karn in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Richard Karn’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024 having been born on 17 February 1956. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 198 lbs in Pound and 90kg in Kilograms.


Richard Karn received his education from Roosevelt High School, which is located in Seattle, Washington. After completing his high school education, he underwent the University of Washington Professional Actor Training Program. During this time, he became a member of the popular social fraternity, Beta Theta Pi.  Apart from that, he has also performed in dramas in Scotland at the Edinburgh Festival.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Richard Karn married the popular American actress, Tudi Roche in 1985 and the two have been together ever since. The couple has a son, Cooper Karn. Apart from that, there’s no record of his previous relationship(s), if any.

Is Richard Karn Gay?

Richard Karn is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor bisexual. He has been married to the popular American actress, Tudi Roche with whom he shares a son as well. Apart from that, there’s no record of his previous relationship(s), if any. Going by his relationship history, it’s clear that he is a one-woman man and that he is straight.

Professional Career

Richard Karn began his career in 1989 with an appearance in the TV series, “TGIF”. From 1991 to 1999, he starred in the popular television sitcom, “Home Improvement” where his performance was very well received. The show had 204 episodes and he starred in 202 of those. His first film appearance came in the 1998 fantasy horror film, “Bram Stoker’s Legend of the Mummy”.

From 2002 to 2006, he served as the host of the popular TV game show, “Family Feud”. In 2009, he starred in the popular web series, “Ctrl”. 5 years later, he starred in the popular TV thriller film, “A Daughter’s Nightmare”. In 2017, he starred in the popular teen comedy film, “F the Prom”. He most recently starred in the popular cringe comedy streaming series, “PEN15”.


As a member of the cast of “Home Improvement”, Richard Karn was the winner of the Fan Favorite Award at the TV Land Awards in the year 2009.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Richard Karn in 2024

Richard Karn Net Worth
Richard Karn Net Worth

As of 2024, Richard Karn has garnered a net worth of $10 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his acting career. He has spent a huge chunk of his career working in the popular shows, “Home Improvement” and “Family Feud” and therefore it’s no surprise that he has such a handsome net worth.

Richard Karn has done some great work in his career considering the limited chances he has received over the years. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope we get to see more of him in the future.


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