Craig Kilborn Biography

Updated On Jan 25, 2019 Published On Aug 21, 2015
Facts of Craig Kilborn
Date of Birth: 1962 , August-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Name Craig Kilborn
Birth Name Craig Kilborn
Father Hiram Kilborn
Mother Shirley Kilborn
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Kansas City, Missouri
Ethnicity White
Profession Comedian
Working For Television
Net Worth $ 7 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Famous for Writer, producer, sports
Affair with Amber Smith
Girlfriend Amber Smith
Married Yes
Married to Amber Smith
Children Jonathan Kilborn
Divorce N/A
Education Montana State University
Movies Old School
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Craig Kilborn is an American actor, writer, comedian, producer, sports commentator, media critic, as well as a television host.

Craig Kilborn Early Life & Education

He was born to Shirley Kilborn, a school teacher, and Hiram Kilborn, an insurance executive in Kansas City, Missouri.

He attended Hastings High School and pursued his bachelor's degree in theater arts and media from Montana State University. Regarding his Ethnicity, he is White and holds American Nationality.

Career, Movies & TV Works

Kilborn started his career as the sports anchor for KCBA which was affiliated with Fox Channel. He was also the CBA Savannah Spirits' Play-by-Play radio commentator and later became an ESPN Sports Centre anchor for several years.

Craig also hosted The Daily Show on Comedy Central where he took an interview with well-known personalities.   

Moreover, he also hosted The Late Late Show, The Artie Lang Show, and The Kilborn File through which he earned wide appreciation and recognization. He also had a role in the hit movie Old School, The Benchwarmers, and played the role of a villain in the TV series Chuck.  

Craig Kilborn Dated Girlfriend Amber Smith

Moving towards his personal life, Craig dated Amber Smith, an American model, and actress. According to the other sources, he has a son with Amber Smith but they got separated after dating for a year.

What is the Name of His Child?

His child is named Jonathan Kilborn. He was born in 1987 and he is currently 32 years old.

Is He Married?

He is not married yet. Also, he has never tied the knot in the past as well. Currently, he is 56, but he has never talked about his wedding and has also not mentioned his plans to get married in the future as well.   

What is His Net Worth?

Kilborn earns the tremendous amount of money from his career. His net worth is estimated at $7 million. Well, his wealth is estimated to increase in the future as well.

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Craig Kilborn facts on timeline

Born in Kansas City, Missouri

August 24 , 1962

Kilborn was born on 24th August 1962 to Shirley Kilborn, a school teacher, and Hiram Kilborn, an insurance executive in Kansas City, Missouri. He grew up with his siblings in Hastings, Minnesota. Regarding his Nationality, he is American and belongs to white ethnicity. 

Bachelor's degree from Montana State University


Craig received a scholarship to Montana State University. He studied there for few years and was honored with the bachelor's degree in theater arts and media from Montana State in 1984. He was a professional basketball player since his early days and at Hastings High School, he earned three letters, all-conference and all-state honors.

Began commentating for CBA Savannah Spirits's play-by-play radio


Craig began his career in California as the sports anchor for Monterey County's Fox affiliate KCBA in Salinas. He lived in Carmel which was nearby the Sea. In 1986, he was the commentator for the CBA Savannah Spirits' play-by-play radio. 

First son Jonathan


It is almost impossible to find his personal information in the media. He has not disclosed anything related to list love affairs, married life and his wife. But it is claimed that he has a son, Jonathan who was born in 1987.

Net Worth of $7 million


Craig Kilborn had worked in different places, holding different positions. He earns the tremendous amount of money in his career.  The big chunk of his Net worth has been estimated as $ 7 million by which he is enjoying his luxury life.