Karl Pilkington Net Worth: Bio, Age, Wife, Wiki, Girlfriend, Kids (Updated 2022)

What Is Karl Pilkington’s Net worth?

Net Worth$4 Million 
Birthdate 23 September 1972
Age49 years
BirthplaceSale, Greater Manchester, England
Source of WealthComedian, Actor, Producer, Author, Presenter, Voice Actor 
Last Updated2022

Karl Pilkington is a popular English producer, author, television presenter, comedian and actor. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of about $4 million.

He is known for his popular radio program that streamed on XFM, where he was one of the producers of the show.

Later, Karl worked as a co-host of The Ricky Gervais Show. He also conceived the idea behind The Moaning of Life comedy series that was featured on Sky 1. 

Apart from these, Karl has also co-written, co-created and starred in a comedy series, i.e. Sick of It.


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Karl Pilkington Biography/ Wiki

Real NameKarl Pilkington
Famous NameKarl
Birthday23 September 1972
Age49 years
Religion  Christian 
Height1.85 m
Marital StatusIn Relationship
PartnerSuzanne Whiston 
Net worth$ 4 Million 
ProfessionComedian, Actor, Producer, Author, Voice Actor, English Television Presenter.

How Was Karl Pilkington’s Early Life and Education?

Karl Pilkington was born on 23 September in the year 1972 in Sale, Greater Manchester in England. There is very little information about his family background, but he grew up in the Racecourse Estate Neighbourhood of Sale

He has elder siblings, i.e. a brother and a sister. He said in a show that his father used to do multiple jobs to fulfil the needs of the family.

Karl was a student at Ashton on Mersey School in Sale, England, but he never liked to attend school and also struggled with the whole system of education.

As the years advanced, he lost interest in formal education. Karl claims that he went to school only to sell items to the other students to make some money.

He used to purchase video games and create multiple models of them to sell. Later, he dropped out of school, at the age of 15, so that he could work as a cassette and disk printer through the Youth Training Scheme.

How Did Karl Pilkington Start His Career?

Pilkington shifted to London to work as a producer in the XFM and was later promoted as the head of the production in the same. 

After many years, he started to work on The Ricky Gervais Show. He used to do cameo appearances. Due to his quirky persona, his popularity increased immensely.

Appearing in The Ricky Gervais Show significantly contributed to Karl’s fame. Gervais used to mention Karl in his interviews and encouraged all of his listeners to explore sample sound bites and get them mixed into dance music.

On 23rd November 2010 when he was airing live on Richard Bacon’s Radio 5 Live, “The Daily Telegraph” concluded that Pilkington’s persona is very genuine.

Major Career Highlights


  • The Invention of Lying
  • Cemetery Junction
  • Chingari


  • Flipside TV
  • 3 Minute Wonder
  • Comedy Lab
  • Extras
  • The Moaning of Life
  • Sick of It


  • The Ricky Gervais Show

Karl Pilkington Books

  • The World of Karl Pilkington
  • Happyslapped by a Jellyfish
  • Karlology: What I’ve Learnt So Far
  • An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington
  • The Further Adventures of An Idiot Abroad
  • The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington
  • More Moaning: The Enlightened One Returns

Karl Pilkington Personal Life

Karl Pilkington supported Manchester City when he was a child. He also revealed in the year 2020 that he had been attempting to eat fewer animal products and described himself as “flexitarian” in the same year.

Karl has successfully maintained a long-term relationship with Suzanne Whiston. Initially,  both of them worked together and later their relationship turned into cohabitation.

How does Karl Pilkington Make Money?

As mentioned above, he is a comedian, actor, producer, author and English presenter. He has a net worth of about $ 4 million.

  • Earning as a comedian
  • Earning as an actor 
  • Earning as a producer 
  • Earning as an author 
  • Earning as an English presenter

Karl Pilkington’s Media Accounts 


Karl Pilkington is a popular comedian, actor, TV presenter, and also producer. He has an estimated net worth of about $ 4 million. He has produced many films and has written many books.


Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the questions frequently asked about Karl Pilkington such as biography, age, height, weight, wife, etc. 

When was Karl Pilkington born?

Karl Pilkington was born on the 23rd of September, in the year 1972 in Greater Manchester, England. 

What is Karl Pilkington’s age?

Karl Pilkington has completed 49 years of age. (April 2022)

What is Karl Pilkington’s marital status?

Karl Pilkington is not married, but he is in a relationship with Suzanne Whiston.

What does Karl Pilkington do for a living?

Karl Pilkington is a very popular TV presenter, author, comedian and film producer.

Please Note: This is not the exact net worth of Karl Pilkington. It may be different. It is the estimated value collected from various authority web sources.

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