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Full NameKarl Pilkington
First NameKarl
Last NamePilkington
Professiontelevision presenter, actor, comedian, and author
Birth CityManchester
Birth CountryEngland
Father NameAlan Pilkington
Mother NameDorothy Pilkington
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusRelation
Relation WithSuzanne Whiston
Height185 cm
Networth$3.5 M
Date of BirthSeptember 23,1972
Age50 years

Karl Pilkington is a British television presenter, actor, comedian, and author. He is best known as the producer of Ricky Gervais radio program on XFM

He is also known as the writer of popular comedy television series “Sick of It” premiered on 27 September 2018 on Sky One. 

His affair with his long-time partner

He is not married yet. He has no interest in marriage and having children, but he is in a relationship with his girlfriend. His partner's name is Suzanne Whiston

The couple began dating each other in the 1990s. He met his partner for the first time at their workplace. They were working there and it was destined to happen.

They began noticing each other after one funny incident occurred in their life, and that story was mentioned on ‘The Ricky Gervais Show’ podcast. 

Hot Chocolate That Made The Difference 

He wanted a hot chocolate while at work and went near the vending machine and realized that he had no chance of getting the beverage and soon after that Suzanne came and inserted 20p into the machine and paid for his hot chocolate. 

After that, he helped her by editing her work. She bought one more hot chocolate for him as a reward. This is how their love story started.

The duo fell in love and began their love affairs after sometimes of that incident. They are living together in London as husband and wife.

 They are in a relationship for almost three decades. They are still together, and there is no dispute in their life to date. 

His Partner

Her partner, Suzanne, is an English television journalist. She is best known as a producer of the popular show ‘Match of the Day Football’ highlights on BBC.

She was also in the production team of FIFA World CUP in 2006 hosted by Germany. 

She was born in 1968 in the United Kingdom. There is no information about her childhood days and parents because she prefers to keep her personal life private. 

Karl Pilkington Partner Suzanne Whiston
Karl Pilkington Partner Suzanne Whiston Source: answersafrica

Net Worth

He has a net worth of 3.5 million dollars. His salary is in a huge amount of 300 thousand dollars annually. 

He has managed to earn that sum of money from his acting career. He has appeared in several movies and television series so far, such as ‘The Invention of Lying, ‘Cemetery Junction,’ Sick of it, ‘Comedy Lab’ and many more.

He is a co-founder of television Production Company ‘Risk Productions,’ which he founded with Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais. 

He is an excellent author also, which helps him to add in his net worth. Some of his books are ‘The World of Karl Pilkington,’ ‘The Moaning of Life,’ An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington’, and many more. 

Her partner fortune is also in a hefty amount. Her net worth is around 2 million dollars. She earns that sum of money from her journalism career.

His popular series with IMDb ratings are shown below.

He has appeared in the British comedy series “Sick of It” which premiered on 27 September 2018. He played the role of Karl in that series. It has got 7.4 IMDb ratings.

He played the role of Dougie in comedy television series “Derek.” It premiered on 12 April 2012. It has got 8 IMDb ratings.

The Moaning of Life” is a travel documentary television series premiered on 20 October 2013. It has got 8.1 IMDb ratings.

Name of the SeriesIMDb ratings
Sick of it7.4
The Moaning of Life8.1

He has involved in several charity programs. He designed and signed his card for UK charity “Thomas Coram Foundation for Children,” which is a large children charity was in London in 2014.


  1. He was born on 23 September 1972 in Manchester, England.
  2. His parents are Alan Pilkington and Dorothy Pilkington.
  3. He is British by nationality.
  4. He is 6 feet and 1 inch tall.

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Updated On Wed Feb 17 2021 Published On Sun Jan 26 2020 By paper-boat

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