Kari Byron is a well-known television host from America who is also an artist and is best known for appearing in ‘White Rabbit Project’ on Netflix. She has also successfully appeared on ‘MythBusters’ on the Discovery Channel. Byron was the co-host of the Science Channel’s ‘Pumpkin Chunkin’. She has hosted many other shows and makes sculptures. Keep reading to know more about Kari Byron’s net worth in 2018.
Kari Elizabeth Byron Urich was born on December 18, 1974, in Santa Clara County, California, to her parents Sue Byron and Dennis Byron.
She completed her schooling from Los Gatos, California’s Los Gatos High School. She has earned her bachelor’s degree in film and sculpture from San Francisco State University in 1998. She graduated with a magna cum laude. After the completion of her graduation, Byron spent a year in South Asia and got involved in many art projects.
In 2006, Kari Byron got married to Paul Ulrich. The couple has a daughter named Stella Ruby born in June 2009. She is an atheist and is also a vegetarian. Prior to that, she was a pescetarian.
She has fear of germs and goes on a very limited diet. Following her graduation, she went to many countries like India, Nepal, Cook Islands, Thailand, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, New Zealand, and Fiji. She currently lives and works from San Francisco, California.
In January 2003, Kari Byron became a part of the Discovery Channel’s program called ‘MythBusters’. She successfully appeared in the series from Season 1 till Season 12. In the 2009 season, she was on maternity leave. She left, ‘MythBusters’ in 2014.
She found considerable success by appearing in the show and appeared in it for 12 seasons. Following the success of the show, she became the host of ‘Large, Dangerous Rocket Ships’ on the Science Channel.
From 2010 to 2011, she became the host of the Science Channel’s ‘Head Rush’. Later, she guest appeared in the TV series ‘Sons of Guns’ on the Discovery Channel. From 2011 to 2014, she hosted ‘Pumpkin Chunkin’ along with Tory Belleci.
In 2015, Byron became the co-host of the Travel Channel’s ‘Thrill Factor’ also with Belleci. In the show, the duo used to showcase thrill rides. In 2016, she became the host of Netflix’s ‘White Rabbit Project’ along with Belleci and Grant Imahara. The series used to describe pop culture and history. The series ended in December 2016.
Kari Byron is also an artist and was a face-painting clown. She has showcased her collection of art on her personal website. She still continues to make sculptures but does not display them in exhibitions.
Awards & Achievements
Kari Byron has not won an award in her career. In 2008, she was nominated for the Astra Awards in the category of Favorite International Personality. One of her biggest career achievements is to be a successful television personality and appear in many popular TV shows.
Net Worth of Kari Byron
Kari Byron has an estimated net worth of more than $1.5 million. She made this fortune as a successful artist and also by hosting a number of television shows in her career. She has hosted many TV shows which are based on science. She is one of the most talented science show hosts of television. She gained fame after appearing in ‘Mythbusters’ and went on to host shows for many channels like the Discovery Channel, the Science Channel, and the Travel Channel.
Kari Byron is considered one of the most popular television hosts in the world. Her shows have been broadcasted in many countries across the world. Her career began as an artist. In doing so, she enjoys the freedom of working both as an artist and also as a television host. She is a dedicated and passionate individual who has a lot to offer.