Garrison Keillor began his career as a broadcasting on the Radio K when he was in college. He started his professional career in November 1969 from Minnesota Educational Radio (MER). After working for Minnesota, Garrison appeared on several radio stations. Garrison has also worked for the show known as "Prairie Home" where he spent almost 42 years of his life.
Garrison Keillor is also popular as a writer, he has written several magazines, newspaper, and articles and of books for adults as well as children. He also worked as a Scriptwriter for a movie, A Prairie Home Companion and also worked for a website (Salon.com) as a writer.
In 1988 Garrison received a medal from the "American Academy of Arts" for "spoken Language", as well as won the "Grammy Award", for his recording of Lake Wobegon Days and Letter, In 1990,.
In 1991, Keillor released his first album, Songs of the Cat as well as opened an independent bookstore on November 1, 2006.
Moving towards his personal life, Garrison Keillor was first married to Mary Guntzel in 1965. The couple spent togetherness of their life for around 11 years, however, they have separated in 1976. The couple has a son, Mary Gunzel.
After Mary Guntzel, Garrison married to Ulla Skaerved in 1985 after spending time for some months together. However, their relation lasted even shorter, about 5 years and divorced in 1990.
In 1995, Keillor married to his third wife Jenny Lind Nilsson, Jenny is a famous screenwriter. They married after dating a year, now the couple has a daughter, Maia Grace Keillor, born on December 29, 1997. Presently the family is spending a quality life together.
From his professional career, he is earning well and his estimated net-worth is around $5 million.