If you are familiar with the popular series Orange Is The New Black, then you must be aware that the series has not only made the stars into household names. But the series also has helped to gain the credit for behind-the-scenes talent. One of them includes the name Karen Reuter who was a makeup artist and also the beloved member of the series.
Moreover, the makeup artist has passed away after suffering from the battle with cancer, she passed away on 24 January 2019. Just after the two days of her 62nd birthday and the crew and cast member of the series dedicated to her memory in the episode ‘The Big House’ of the final season of the series.
Karen Reuter: Bio, Family, Career
The makeup artist was born on 22 January 1957 in Little Falls, New Jersey, the United States. There is no information on her parents, siblings, or early childhood days.
Regarding her education, she graduated from high school from Passaic Valley Regional High School. Other than this, she has not mentioned about her university education. She belongs to the ethnicity of White Caucasian descent and practices Christianity.
It is not clear when did she start her career as a makeup artist. But she gained fame in her respected field after working in the series ‘Orange Is The New Black’. She first served from the year 2013 to 2014 and worked for 20 episodes as a makeup artist for the show. Then promoted to the makeup department head for the series between 201 to 2016 before her death. Also, she served as the main artist for four years on the television kids’ show ‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse’. Additionally, as an author, she has published her book ‘Read My Lips: A Cultural History of Lipstick’ in 1998 along with Meg Cohen.
Speaking of her net worth, before her death, she has an estimated net worth above $450k making from her career.
Karen Reuter: Personal Life & Husband
Talking about her, she died at the age of 62 years old, at the time of her death, she was married to her boyfriend turned into husband Steven Kozlowski. She and Steven married on 2 September 2017 in a private affair invited to a few close people. According to the sources, they started to date from the year 2012 and married after five years.
The late personality has welcomed four children along with her husband Steven. Her children’s name goes by Eden, Anton, Damon, and daughter Simone Fabbo. After her death, Reuter’s husband and children posted an emotional message saying she was a wonderful wife and mother.
Karen Reuter: Body Measurements & Social Media Profiles
She had an hourglass body that had a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.68 meters and weighs 55 kg. The talented person had attractive blue eyes with dark brown hair color.
Before her demise, she was active on social media platforms, especially on Instagram. But it seems the IG under her name is present but not active.