Karl Pilkington Net Worth

Karl Pilkington Net Worth : $3.5 Million


An English TV Personality, Author, Actor, and Former Radio Anchor

Karl Pilkington Annual Income

$300 thousand per year



Source of Wealth


Date of Birth

September 23, 1972


Attended Ashton-on-Mersey School

Marital Status




Karl Pilkington’s Income & Total Net Worth

Prominent as the podcaster of “The Ricky Gervais Show”, Karl Pilkington is an English television personality, who has a net worth of $3.5 million. Karl earns an annual salary of $300 thousand per year. He is the co-founder of one of the television production companies, called RiSK Productions. The funnyman Karl is known for his deadpan delivery and out of the ordinary observations.

Business Ventures

Karl’s business venture includes his co-founded television production company, called RiSK Productions, which he has founded with Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais.

Other than starring in movies and television programmes, Pilkington has also done a voice-over for W H Smith, One Stop Office Shop, Freeview, HMV, Wickes, Sony PSP, Vodafone, and Unilever.

Karl Pilkington is also a good author. He wrote few of his books while shooting for “An Idiot Abroad”. His books include The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington, The World of Karl Pilkington, Karlology: What I’ve Learnt So Far, An Idiot Abroad: The Travel Diaries of Karl Pilkington, Happyslapped by a Jellyfish, and The Further Adventures of An Idiot Abroad.

Karl Pilkington’s Career

Born in Sale, Greater Manchester, Karl is not very strong with his educational background. He studied in Ashton-on-Mersey School. At a young age, he moved to London to work as a producer in XFM. After a few years of working in XFM, Karl switched to work on “The Ricky Gervais Show”. His popularity increased amongst audience due to his humorous personality and witty comments. In 2005, he also presented two shows with Russell Brand for BBC 6 Music channel. In 2010, Karl featured himself in a travel documentary, called “An Idiot Abroad”. The series featured the new Seven Wonders of the World and was highly appreciated by the viewers.

Karl’s other film and television work include:

  • Flipside TV
  • Politics
  • 3 Minute Wonder
  • Comedy Lab
  • Extras
  • Meet Karl Pilkington
  • Derek
  • The Moaning of Life