Net Worth: $2'000'000
Kari Byron net worth: Kari Byron is an American television host and artist who has a net worth of $2’000’000. Byron is best known for starring in the Discovery Channel series “MythBusters” (2003-2014), and she hosted the “MythBusters” spin-off “Head Rush” on the Science Channel from 2010 to 2011. She has also hosted “White Rabbit Project” (2016) on Netflix and “Crash Test World” (2021) on the Science Channel. Kari had an uncredited cameo as an Alison Alien on Seth Macfarlane’s Fox series “The Orville” in 2017, and she published The memoir “Crash Test Girl” in 2018. Early Life Kari Byron was born on December 18, 1974, in Santa Clara County, California, to Kari Elizabeth Byron. She grew up with her mother Sue, father Dennis, and younger sister Summer, and She attended Los Gatos High School. Kari enrolled in San Francisco State University After graduation in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts in film and sculpture. She then spent a year backpacking around the world, visiting Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, India, and several other places. Byron returned to San Francisco later to try to make a living as a sculptor. Career: After actively pursuing a job with M5 Industries, an effects workshop, Byron began working in the shop and was asked to become part of the “MythBusters” television series. She and two other shop members, Grant Sahara and Tory Belle, became the second Team of MythBusters called the “Build Team” during the second season of the show. The “Build Team” was subsequently called upon to investigate their own group of myths, and after all three members left The show in 2014, they reunited for The 2016 series “White Rabbit Project”, which followed The trio as they investigated “weird and wonderful events from pop culture, science, and history. Photo by Jason Merritt Getty Images Kari hosted the Large Dangerous Rocket Ships special on the Science Channel in 2010 and 2011 and starred in Sons of Guns on the Discovery Channel in 2012. Byron and Belle co-hosted the Science Channel’s Pun kin Chunking coverage from 2011 to 2014 and the Travel Channel series “Thrill Factor” in 2015, and in 2021, Kari began hosting “Crash Test World”, which focuses on “how history, technology, culture, and people come together to make their world and ours a better place. Personal Life Kari married the artist Paul Rich In March 2006 and welcomed on June 28, 2009, their daughter Stella. In March 2020, Byron and Rich divorced. Kari used to be vegetarian but, in her late 20s, switched to a pescetarian diet. In a 2011 interview with SuicideGirls, Kari said she realized that she was an atheist around the second grade after her grandmother told her Buddhist friend wouldn’t go to Heaven. Byron explained, “It got me really questioning. I just kind of stopped believing, and I didn’t go to church with my grandmother after that unless she asked, really. I didn’t believe it. Kari explained In her memoirs that she has contended with severe bouts of depression since the age of 12 and suffered from postpartum depression for six months after the birth of her daughter. Byron still makes art and has begun creating paintings with exploding gunpowder.
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