Craig Kilborn is an American actor, television host, comedian, and sports and political commentator. The talented actor is famous for hosting ‘The Daily Show,’ ESPN’s ‘SportsCenter’ and CBS’ ‘The Late Late Show.’ Besides, he is also known for launching The Kilborn File after a six-year absence from television on 28th of June 2010.
Craig Kilborn was born on August 24, 1962, in Kansas City, MO under the birth sign of Virgo. He holds an America nationality and belongs to a white ethnic group.
He is the child of Shirley Kilborn, a school teacher and Hiram Kilborn, an insurance executive. He grew up along with his brother Chris Kilborn.
Talking about the education, he enrolled at Montana State University with a scholarship. Later, he graduated from the same in 1984 with a dual bachelor’s degree in theater arts and media.
The American actor, Craig is a married man. He married actress and former model Amber Smith in 1998. Unfortunately, they couldn’t push their relationship and after four years of marriage, the couple decided to part their ways, in 2002.
Moreover, they shared a son, Jonathan Kilborn, who was born long before their marriage, in 1987.
Craig Kilborn’s net worth, as of April 2019, is $7 million, according to Celebrity Ne Worth. He earns huge money from his successful career as an actor, sportscaster and much more.
According to the BLS, the average salary of an actor ranges around $39.84 per hour and $48,000 to $52,000 per year with a median bonus of $1,032. The lowest television performers receive $9.39 hourly, and the highest-paid earned over $100 hourly.
Kilborn started his career with CBA. From 1986 to 1987, he worked there as Savannah Spirits’s play-by-play radio commentator. Then, he went on to work at KCB, a Fox affiliate. In 1993, he landed the job as the SportsCenter anchor for ESPN and he worked there till 1996.
On August 8, 2004, Kilborn returned on the sports channel as a co-host with Dan Patrick at SportsCenter during ESPN’s 25th Anniversary Celebration.
For the next five years from 1999 to 2004, Craig was the writer and the host of The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, replacing Tom Snyder.
In addition, he has also acted in various films such as Old School (2003), The Shaggy Dog (2006), The Benchwarmers (2006), The Extendables (2014), The Bronze (2015).