An American actor as well as a game show host Richard Karn is widely known for his co-starring roles in 1990s sitcom known as home Improvement as Al Borland and his tenure as host of Family Feud during 2000s. He is the native of Seattle, Washington, United States. He came into this world on 17th February of the year 1956 which has now made him reach at the age of 60. Although he is known by the name Richard Karn, as a child, he was named as Richard Karn Wilson. He has been active in this field since 1990 and since then, he has gained a large number of fans following and popularity.
He is the son of Gene who was a Seabee he used to serve in World War II. He went to get his education from the Roosevelt High School and got graduated from there. In addition to that, he also got enrolled at the University of Washington. There, he was also a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Richard also gained drama experience in Scotland at Edinburg Festival. After he earned a drama degree in 1979, he moved to the New York City. After just less than a week, he was hired to do the commercial for Michelob beer that was featured during 1980 Super Bowl. His other TV and movie credits include Air Buddies, Mr. Blue Sky, Picture Perfect, The ‘70s Show, Family Feud, Bingo America, Last Man Standing, Snow Buddies, Reality School and more.
When Karn joined Screen Actors Guild, he was then informed that there was already the name Richard Wilson, so he dropped out his last name. A talented actor Richard has already got married. He is married to his wife named Tudi Roche. The couple exchanged their vows with each other in 1985 and from that time onward, the pair has been living their happy and blissful life. Additionally, he also has one child, a son named Cooper Karn whom his wife gave birth in 1992. The pair may also be planning to have more children in their future.
In 1989, his wife Tudi convinced him to move to the Los Angeles. He then found a place to live by managing an apartment complex and catered events at the Jewish synagogue on the side. Karn is a very hard working person and is very much dedicated towards his work. His hard work has made him earn handsome amount of salary and an estimated net worth of $10 million. Prior to that, he had also written two books which are titled as House Broken and Handy at Home. Both of the books was written with George Mair.
Karn stands at the height of five feet and ten inches that are 1.78 m. As he was born in the month of February, his birth sign is Aquarius. He belongs to a White ethnicity and he is of American nationality. Besides that, as he has maintained his profile low, there are no more details found about his bio and other activities. There is also no news found about his weight. More information regarding him can also be obtained from different sources such as Wikipedia, IMDb and more.