- October 27, 2021
Craig Kilborn, The Late Late Show host took an early exit from his career in show business. What happened to Craig Kilborn? Where is Craig Kilborn now? Find out about Craig Kilborn's wiki, bio, age & family.
Craig Kilborn, the hilarious host of The Late Late Show, bid goodbye to the show back in 2004. Craig joined The Late Late Show in 1999, a breakthrough to his fame in the show business. After five years of association with The Late Late Show, Craig explained his departure from the show as
"I didn't leave to do anything else, I left to leave. I achieved my career goals and it wasn't all it was cracked up to be, the late-night timeslot is "crowded," and "the formats repetitive."
Craig Kilborn enjoying his retired life in nature.
Kilborn came up with his own show The Kilborne File in 2010, but the show ran only for six weeks. As for now, Craig Kilborn lives a relaxed retired life. After the early retirement, Craig is now spending a lavish life in his 1920s LA mansion. He has been working on publishing his book namely Classic Man: Living Above the Fray. A gift for his old fans as he says:
“I’m comfortable being the guy who walked away. However, I do believe in giving back so at the very least, for all the old fans, I will be penning a book titled Classic Man: Living Above the Fray.”
Craig Kilborn was born on 24th August 1962 in Missouri, USA. His father Hiram Kilborn worked for an insurance company at the executive level, and his mother, Shirley Kilborn was a school teacher. Kilborn grew up in Minnesota.
He attended Hastings High School and eventually graduated from Montana State University with a double degree in media & theatre arts with scholarships in 1984.
Craig started his career in media as a sports commentator in 1986. After few years of experience, Kilborn was approached by ESPN in 1993, he was offered his own segment namely The Feel Edition.
Craig had become a popular face with his work with ESPN. He joined Comedy Central in 1996, as the host of The Daily Show. After few years Craig bid farewell to The daily show and joined The Late Late Show in 1999.
Craig gained a massive appreciation for his appearance in The Late Late Show, he worked in the show for five years and bid his final goodbye on 27th August 2004. He came up with his own show in 2010, The Kilborn File, but it didn’t work well, so was called off after six weeks of running.
Kilborn has worked in movies like Benchwarmers, & Old School.As of now, Craig has gathered a net worth of $7 million from his career in the media industry.
Craig Kilborn has often been rumored to be gay. Maybe for the privacy, he maintains with his personal life. Craig has not opened up about his being however, only some people know that Craig has a son, Jonathan, from his relationship with actress Amber Smith. They were married in 1998, but their marriage short-lived and officially broke in 2004.
Craig Kilborn at his house in Los Angeles
Craig was then married to Erin O’Brien, his personal trainer and the couple has two children a son, Sheppard, and a daughter, Malin from their marriage. Craig lives with his family in Los Angeles, USA.