Taran Killam is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He has been a featured cast member in such shows as The Amanda Show, Wild ‘n Out, Mad TV, and Saturday Night Live.
Killam is the significant other of actress Cobie Smulders — of How I Met Your Mother fame.
In this article, we look at the career of the actor-comedian-writer and his net worth.
What is the Net Worth of Taran Killam? Earnings & Salary
As of June 2022, Taran Killam has a net worth of $5 million. His wealth comes from his earnings from his career as a comedian and actor.
Killam made his on-screen debut in the 1994 comedy movie, Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult. He had a string of television throughout the next half-decade before landing a featured role in Amanda Bynes‘ sketch-comedy show, The Amanda Show, from 2001 to 2002.
During the same time period, Killam joined the cast of the sketch comedy show, MADtv, as its youngest performer at 19.
He joined the cast of another sketch comedy show, this time Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out, for its third and fourth season.
Killam also played Jimmy in the NBC/ABC medical comedy-drama, Scrubs, and its webisode series, Scrubs: Interns.
His career was interspersed with appearances in TV shows like Drake & Josh, Still Standing, Jake in Progress, and Girlfriends.
He has also appeared in comedy movies like 2002’s Big Fat Liar, 2003’s Just Married, and 2008’s My Best Friend’s Girl.
On September 25, 2010, Killam joined the cast of the NBC sketch comedy/variety show, Saturday Night Live, for its 36th season. He was a prominent member of the SNL cast for six years before he departed in August 2016 to pursue other interests.
Killam went on to make numerous guest appearances in TV shows like Community, iCarly, New Girl, Robot Chicken, and A.P. Bio.
He also had movie appearances in such diverse movies as Grown Ups 2, Underdogs, 12 Years a Slave, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Ted 2.
He also had recurring appearances as Gary Blauman in How I Met Your Mother, sharing the screen with his wife, Cobie Smulders.
In recent years, Killam has made guest appearances in Comedy Central’s Drunk History and starred in the ABC sitcom, Single Parents.
How Old is Taran Killam? What is His Height?
Tarak Killam was born Taran Hourie Killam, the older of three children, to singer-songwriter Kriss Light Killam and amateur actor Thomas Harold Killam III.
The 38-year-old was born on April 1, 1982, in Culver City, California, and stands at 6 feet 0½ inches (1.84 meters).
Killam spent most of his childhood in Big Bear Lake, California, before his family moved to Los Angeles at 15, where he studied at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.
He later enrolled at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television, as a drama major.
Taran Killam has Two Children with Wife, Actress Cobie Smulders
On September 8, 2012, Taran Killam tied the knot with his fiancée, Cobie Smulders, at a ceremony in Solvang, California. They had been dating for several years and had gotten engaged in January 2009.
Nowadays, they are parents to two daughters: Shaelyn Cado Killam (born on May 16, 2009), and Joelle Killam (born in January 2015).
Before Smulders, Killam was in a relationship with Amanda Bynes, while he was a featured cast member on her show, The Amanda Show.