Craig Kilborn Net Worth

Craig Kilborn Net Worth:

$7 Million

Check Craig Kilborn’s Net Worth

Craig Kilborn Net Worth

Craig Kilborn

Net worth:

$7 Million

Date of birth:

Aug 24, 1962 (60 Years Old)




6 ft 5in (1.956m)


Comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, presenter


United States of America

What’s Craig Kilborn’s net worth?

Craig Kilborn, an American actor, and talk-show host has a net worth of $7 million. Craig Kilborn is most well-known for his role as the first host of “The Daily Show”, before Jon Stewart. Craig Kilborn is a well-known late-night host and sports anchor thanks to his sharp, humorous, and professional attitude.

Early Life

Craig Lawrence Kilborn was the son of Shirley Kilborn (a school teacher) and Hiram Kilborn (an insurance executive). He was born in Kansas City, Missouri on August 24, 1962. When he was four years of age, his family moved to Hastings (Minnesota). Craig became interested in sports and was a star on the basketball court. In the ninth grade, a team of all-stars called the Northside Magicians recruited Craig. He also played for Hastings High School’s basketball team. He was awarded a scholarship to Montana State University, where he received dual bachelor’s degrees from Montana State University in Theater and Media. Craig was appointed radio commentator for Savannah Spirits in 1986.

Sports Media

Craig Kilborn began his career as a play-by-play radio commentator at Fox affiliate KCBA in Northern California. This was a stepping stone that led to Kilborn landing the anchor position on the late broadcast of ESPN’s SportsCenter. Craig Kilborn, along with Keith Olbermann and Charlie Steiner, made a significant change in how sportscasters announce highlights over the three years (1993-1996). On August 8, 2004, he returned to “SportsCenter” as a co-host of the ESPN “25th Anniversary Celebration”.

Late Night Shows

Craig Kilborn Net Worth

Kilborn was later promoted to host “The Daily Show” (Comedy Central) in 1996-98. Here he could make snide comments about the day’s news, and cultural events. In 1998, he left the show to become Tom Snyder‘s successor on “The Late, Late Show”(CBS, 1999-2004), where he gave up hosting duties to Jon Stewart. Craig built a loyal fan base over the next five years. Craig Kilborn appeared on “The Daily Show” on August 6, 2015, as “Host Emeritus”, his first appearance as host since he left.

Other Work

Craig Kilborn, after six years, returned to television with “The Kilborn File” on June 28, 2010. It aired for six weeks on Fox stations before it was canceled. “The Kilborn File” was canceled.

Craig Kilborn was Mark’s role in the 2003 movie “Old School”. He also appeared as Jerry in “The Benchwarmers” (2006). Craig was the villain in “Chuck”, its last season, in 2011.


Craig Kilborn won the CableACE Award in 1997 for Best Entertainment Host. In 2003 and 2004, “The Late, Late Show With Craig Kilborn” was nominated for the Teen Choice Award, Choice TV: Late Night.

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