Taran Killam is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He has been recognized for his television work with the shows like “Wild ‘n Out”, “Mad TV”, and “Saturday Night Live”.
Killam has performed in several movies and films. He has also performed in the theatres too. Besides being an author, he has written the book “The Illegitimates”. The book became one of the best-sellers book.
Taran Killam: Bio, Age, Family, Education
Killam was born on 1 April 1982, in Culver City, California, the US. His birth name is Taran Hourie Killam. No information on his family and sibling. Therefore, he grew up in Big Bear Lake, California.
For his education, he did his schooling from Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Later on, he went to join the University of California for one year in the year 2000. As growing up, Killam began to have interest in the acting. During his schooling and college years, he used to perform in dramas and plays with his comedian style.
Taran Killam: Professional Life & Achievements
Killam started his acting career from the year 1994, “Naked Gun 33¹/3: The Final Insult” as a young boy. He appeared in Nickelodeon’s “The Amanda Show” alongside with Amanda Bynes. Later, at the age of 19, he joined the cast of Mad TV as a highlighted player in the seventh season from 2001 to 2002.
In 2010, he joined the team of ‘Saturday Night Live’ for the 36th season. He became the second Actor to join the team. Likewise, he also became the second member to cast the Mad TV after Jeff Richards. Taran has also appeared on the Disney show “Stuck in the Suburbs”. And performed in the show such as “Drake & Josh”, “Jake in Progress”, and “Judging Amy”. In 2006, he appeared as a contestant in the show “The Price is Right”. Additionally, he was also a member of improvisational and Sketch-comedy troupe “The Groundlings” from where the ‘King Bach‘ has studied. But he retired in 2012 from the company.
Killam has also appeared as the guest on “How I Met Your Mother” where his wife Cobie works. Further, he produced, directed, and starred in the film “Killing Gunther” in 2017. In 2018, he was featured in the ABC’s comedy pilot ‘Single Parents’.
Taran Killam: Personal life, Wife, and Relationship
The veteran actor is happily married man. Taran tied a knot with Canadian actress, Cobie Smulders on 8 September, 2012. Before marriage, the duo has dated for years. The couple is sharing good understanding with each other. Therefore, their marriage has greeted two daughters. They are Shaelyn Cado Killam(2009) and Joelle Killam in 2015.
Being a successful performer, there’s always a possibility of rumors and controversy. Sometimes on their relationship and in the context of sexuality too. Likewise, there was a rumored relationship of Killam with Amanda Bynes. However, it was a false rumor and neither of the parties accepted the rumor. Another hand, there was a rumor of him to be alive or dead spread on the media.
Taran Killam: Net Worth & Social Media profile
The veteran actor has been in this industry over a decade. Therefore, he has a net worth of around $4 million. Moreover, he is recognized for his best performance for a comedy role in the films and series. He has grabbed an opportunity to work in every role from small to lead ones.
Recently, in 2018, Killam and his wife Cobie sells the New York Apartments around 3.1 million dollars. Therefore, the family resides in the house worth over $2 million in Los Angeles, California. Further, Taran is living a lavishing life with his family. He also loves the sports like football.
Taran is active on social media platforms. He uses the handle @TaraKillam with the followers 280K on Twitter. On Instagram, he has an account by @tarzannoz having the followers 287K. But he does not have an official account on Facebook with 2,188K followers.
Taran Killam: Description of Body
The handsome actor has a athletic body build. He stands to a height of 6 feet 1 inch or 1.85 meters. He has dark brown hair with brown eyes. Therefore, there is no other information related to his body statics.