Karl Pilkington Net Worth 2018 - Biography, Salary & Income

- July 07, 2018
Karl Pilkington is a famous radio producer, English Author, actor, television presenter, Voice actor and comedian. He became popular as a producer of a popular radio program that was aired on XFM. He is the co-founder of RISK Production, which is television Production Company. Gervais and Merchant are the other founders of this company. He has also appeared on Ricky Gervais Show. Several books are written by him and he is known because of his comedy timings and witty comments. Now, let’s take a close look at the net worth of Karl Pilkington.
Karl Pilkington Net Worth 2018

Early Life of Karl Pilkington

Karl Pilkington was born to Alan Pilkington and Dorthy Pilkington on 23rd September 1972 in Manchester. He has two siblings, an older brother and sister. He has spent most of his life in England and was also raised there. He has been in long-term relationship with Suzanne Whiston who is a former producer of BBC.

Career of Karl Pilkington

From Manchester, Karl moved to London. He wanted to work as a producer with XFM. He made Gail Porter cry while he was working there, to encourage her to perform better. Then he started working on “The Ricky Gervais Show. He was just a producer there but shortly he was invited by Gervais and Merchant to make the odd comment. Soon, he became popular and then there was no stopping. He became the part of the show and was loved by the fans. He shared his odd childhood stories and his thoughts.
He was seen in a travel documentary on TV called as “An Idiot Abroad” in 2010.
In comedy drama series named as Derek, he made his acting debut. On the Grevais show, he has been a prominent podcaster and is known as a funny man. He has impeccable comedy timing. He has provided his voice for Sony PSP, W H Smith, Vodafone, One Stop Office Shop, Unilever and Freeview. 
He is also an excellent author and has written a few books including, Happyslapped by a Jellyfish, The World of Karl Pilkington, The Moaning Life – The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington and An Idiot Abroad – The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington.

Awards and Achievements

There are innumerable fans of Karl Pilkington throughout the world. He has won several Sony Radio Academy awards including Music Presentation Award (Silver), Station Sound Award (Bronze), Entertainment Award (Bronze) and Station Sound Award (Silver). His show also got nominated for the Primetime Emmy.

Karl Pilkington Net Worth

The net worth of famous TV personality Karl Pilkington is over $4 million. A whopping $300 thousand per year has been earned by him. In order to make big in the production industry he moved to London leaving his hometown. He never knew that he will become a television personality. The money he has earned is all by hosting, writing, podcasting and producing. Being the co-founder of the company has allowed him to earn some more money.
Karl is best known for his travel documentary “An Idiot Abroad”. He has been starred in movies and television programs and has impeccable comedy timings.