Richard Karn Wilson, a.k.a. Richard Karn, is an American born actor and game show host best known for his portrayal of Al Borland in sitcom series Home Improvement. In the show, he appeared alongside actors Patricia Richardson, Tim Allen, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, and many others.
Karn, who is currently 62-years-old, has an estimated net worth of $8 million to $10 million. As of 2018, the actor does not appear in any roles, but in 2017, he appeared as Murphy Datner in film F the Prom and two episodes of The Bold and The Beautiful as Judge Jon Oplinger.
Here, we are going to share some details related to his net worth, salary, and career achievements.
As of 2018, American actor Richard Karn has a net worth estimated between $8 million to $10 million. The figures might seem quite high right now, but just a decade back, his net worth was estimated to be around $30 million.
Karn had a beginners luck as when he was cast as Al Borland in sitcom series Home Improvement; it was not only his debut as an actor, but it was also his breakthrough role.
While the lead actor of the show Tim Allen made $1.6 million for each episode of the show, making him one of the highest paid actors on TV, Karn's salary from the show is unknown.
Matter of fact, his salaries from other films and TV shows he has appeared in are also unknown.
After his debut role, he has not appeared in any other leading roles or starring roles. But it is not hard to assume that he makes around hundred thousand dollars on an annual basis through his career as an actor and game show host.
Likewise, details about his properties and assets like cars and houses are also not available. But we can assume that he owns a plenty of all the luxuries of life as his net worth is pretty high.
Richard Karn never really planned to become an actor, but in 1989, his wife convinced him to move to LA where met an agent who told him about Home Improvement.
He agreed to take the role instantly and did not only make his debut as an actor but it also happened to be a breakthough role for him.
Watch Karn's best moments in Home Improvement.
He appeared on the show for seven years and even made his debut on the big screen through the role of George Thomas in Picture Perfect.
Watch the trailer for his first film Picture Perfect.
To date, he has appeared in more than two dozen films and TV shows but none of them are starring roles or leading roles which has led him to this point as an actor.
His most recent role in a film was as Jerry in Horse Dancer and Murphy Datner in F the Prom which both released in 2017. Whereas on the small screen, he made an appearance in TV series Detroiters as himself and Judge Jon Oplinger in The Bold and the Beautiful.
As of 2018, he does not appear in any roles neither on the big screen nor TV. Meanwhile, he has also not won an award to date as an individual actor.
Hopefully, the actor will make a come back soon as an actor and retake his place as a star.