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Kari Byron Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Kari Byron worth? $1.5 Million

How did Kari Byron earn her money and wealth?

Kari Byron was born on 18 December 1974 in California, United States to Dennis Byron and Sue Byron. She attended San Francisco State University in May 1998 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in films and sculpture. Kari Byron married artist Paul Urich in 2006 and gave birth to daughter Stella Ruby on June 28, 2009.

Kari Byron is a TV host and artist. She was the cast member of the show “MythBusters” from Season 1 to Season 12. Byron along with her fellow cast members Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara formed a team commonly referred to as the “B Team” or the ‘The Build Team”.  The “B Team” worked with Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage to test the plausibility of the several myths that were surrounding them throughout the show. Kari Byron and the fellow cast members were given a more significant role starting with the show’s Season 2. Byron first found it difficult to act naturally with this more prominent role but gradually got used to it.

Kari Byron was temporarily replaced by Jessi Combs in the second half of the show’s 2009 season due to her maternity leave. Byron began hosting her own show “Head Rush” from 2010-11, on the Science Channel which focused on science education and teens. Besides this, she has also hosted the 2010-2011 editions of “Large” and “Dangerous Rocket Ships” for the Science Channel. Byron along with Belleci has made a guest appearance on the Discovery series “Sons of Guns” for its October 3, 2012, episode. Also, From 2011 to 2014, Byron and Belleci hosted the “Pumpkin Chunkin” on the Science Channel.

It was announced on August 21, 2014, that Kari Byron and her fellow cast members Belleci and Imahara would be leaving the show “MythBusters”. In the year 2015, Byron and Belleci hosted “Thrill Factor” which was a new show for the Travel Channel. In this show, both of them visit and showcase the audience thrill rides across the world and also explore a little bit of science like the effect of G-forces on breathing, heart rate, etc. Byron along with Belleci and Imahara hosted the Netflix production titled “White Rabbit Project” which was released on December 9, 2016.

Byron holds a deep interest in art and sculpting that have always been an important aspect of her life. She showcases some of her artwork on her personal website. The photography from her public debut exhibit ‘Stray Doll’ of the year 2004 is available at the Anno Domini.  

What are the highest grossing TV Shows of Kari Byron?

  1.   Thrill Factor  (2015)- $250,000
  2.   Head Rush (2010)- $200,000
  3.   Beyond Tomorrow (2005)- $166,667
  4.   MythBusters  (2003)- $142,857

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