Karl Pilkington

Inside Biography


Karl Pilkington is an English television presenter, radio producer, author, actor, voice actor and a comedian best known for his work with The Ricky Gervais Show. He made his acting debut on the Netflix original series entitled Derek.

Early Life and education

Karl Pilkington was born on September 23, 1972, in Manchester, England. As far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is Caucasian and belongs to English nationality.

Karl attended Ashton-on-Mersey school but could not progress a lot towards his study as he used to score low marks in his study.


The television presenter began his career as the producer of the radio program entitled XFM. He was seen in The Ricky Gervais Show which presented a comedy series named An Idiot Abroad. Further, he made his acting debut and appeared in the final episode of the Extras on Gervais 2012 comedy-drama series, Derek.

To work with the XFM, he moved to London from Manchester. He made Gail Porter leave the station in tears after she appeared on a show unintentionally. He was included as the central element of the broadcasts along with a significant amount of airtime.

In the year 2005, Karl stood for the BBC 6 Music shows for Nemone and co-presented the show along with Russell Brand. He appeared on television and radio along with numerous character. Apart from all these, he was also involved in the charity work. He signed his own card for the UK charity, Thomas Coram Foundation for Children.

Personal Life

Karl is pretty uptight in sharing his personal details to the outer world. He is a secret loving person and tries to keeps his details out from medias and publics. He has been in a long term relationship with Suzanne Whiston, a former producer at the BBC since the 1990s.

Net Worth

Thye artistic producer is living a luxurious life with a good sum of salary. His net worth is estimated to be $750 thousand.

by ab-niranjan, 11 Sep, 2017

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