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Date of Birth: 1942 , August-7
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Garrison Keillor

1942 Born in Anoka, U.S.
1966 Graduated from University of Minnesota
1969 Began hir career from Minnesota Educational Radio
1990 Wona medals for Spoken Language
1965 Married with Mary Guntzel
1985 Married with Ulla Skaerved
1995 Married with Jenny Lind Nilsson
2017 Net worth is estimated to be around 5 million dollar

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August 7 , 1942

Born in Anoka, U.S.

A famous American Radio host, Garrison Keillor well known for his work on the radio program, Minnesota Public Radio. He was born on August 7, 1942, in Anoka U.S.

1966

Graduated from University of Minnesota

Garrison Keillor did his high-school from Anoka High School and graduated from the University of Minnesota for Bachelors degree in English. He belongs to White ethnicity and American nationality.

1969

Began hir career from Minnesota Educational Radio

As a beginning of his professional career, Garrison Keillor started to work on Minnesota Educational Radio (MER), in 1969, later he worked for other different radio stations.

1990

Wona medals for Spoken Language

Keillor won a medal for spoken Language from the American Academy of Arts and Letter in the year 1990 and he has been nominated for several awards.

1965

Married with Mary Guntzel

Garrison Keillor married to Mary Guntzel in 1965. The couple lived together for about 11 years, but they couldn’t continue their relationship and got separated in 1976.

1985

Married with Ulla Skaerved

After separation with Mary, Garrison remained single for around nine years and married to Ulla Skaerved, in 1985. The couple remained together for around 5 years however, their relation didn't go well and separated in 1990.

1995

Married with Jenny Lind Nilsson

After dating for a year, Garrison Keillor married to Jenny Lind Nilsson in 1995. Together they gave a birth to a daughter, Maia Grace Keillor.

2017

Net worth is estimated to be around 5 million dollar

Garrison Keillor earning a well amount of salary through his professional career. His net worth is estimated to be around $ 5 million, using which Garrison and his family living a lavish life.

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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.