Karl Pilkington

The renowned English TV personality, Karl Pilkington marks his birthday anniversary on 23rd September 1972. His birthplace is in Manchester, England, according to his biography. Karl belongs to English nationality. He belongs to Caucasian Ethnicity. Karl was born to Alan Pilkington and Dorothy Pilkington.

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Karl has been an esteemed author, a radio producer and a voice actor by profession. He went to Cecil Avenue Comprehensive school. Karl has been married to Suzanne Whiston since 1990. Pilkington has been known as a secret loving person and therefore keeps his personal life details away from the media.


Karl Pilkington worked as a producer of Stephan Merchant's and Ricky Gervais's radio show on XFM. He was an esteemed presenter of a British travel documentary comedy TV series An Idiot Abroad. Karl presented another travel documentary series The Moaning of Life, which aired on Sky 1. He was the lead in a comedy-drama TV series Sick of it. Karl worked in a comedy radio show with Ricky called The Ricky Geravais Show.

He made a guest appearance on shows such as The Culture Show and Flipside TV. Karl was in a romantic comedy film The Invention of Lying. Karl co-hosted 4 radio shows with Russel Brand, which aired on BBC 6 Music. He appears on a podcast called Learn English with Ricky Gervais. Karl has given voice-overs for clients such as Vodafone, Unilever, Wickes and WHSmith. He has been an active Philanthropist.

Karl aids Thomas Coram Foundation for Children by providing charity. His film credits include Chingari, Cemetery Junction and The Invention of Lying. His TV credits include Flipside TV, Comedy Lab, 3 Minute Wonder and The Ricky Gervais Show. His books credit includes Happyslapped by a Jellyfish, Karlology, An Idiot Abroad and The World of Karl Pilkington. The round-headed buffoon, Karl has 115k followers on Twitter. He has 1,623,573 followers on Facebook. Karl has 55.9k followers on Instagram. Pilkington has earned a Net worth of around $3.5 million.


Karl Pilkington has been nominated for four awards. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program for Knob at Night. Karl was nominated for Broadcasting Press Guild award for Best Multifunctional Program for An Idiot Abroad. He was nominated for a National Television Award for Most Popular Factual Program for An Idiot Abroad. Karl was nominated for a TV Quick award for Best Comedy Show for the Ricky Gervais Show.

25 Oct, 2018