Karen Laine Biography
Karen Laine born (Karen Elaine Thompson) is an American former defense attorney. She is currently serving as the co-host of the popular house-flipping reality show, “Good Bones” aired on HGTV. Laine along with her daughter, Mina Hawk opened a home rehab business in 2008 called “Two Chicks and a Hammer, Inc” after realizing profits on the sale of Mina’s house which Laine renovated. Laine got much recognition for her appearance on “Good Bones” earning the majority of her net worth.
She has also been featured in other reality shows called “Brother vs. Brother” in which she served as a judge and also in “Building Brady”. She also has appeared in few award-winning movies; “Darkman”(1990), “Back to the Future”(1989), and “Shocker”(1989). Besides, Laine is quite active on social media sites with over 104k followers on her Instagram: @kelaine217.
Karen Laine Age
Laine was born on October 8, 1962, in Richmond Virginia, Indiana, United States. She is 59 years old as of 2021. She celebrates her birthday every 8 of October every year. Her zodiac sign of Libra.
Karen Laine Height and Weight
Laine stands at an average height of 5ft 5inch (1.65meters) she weighs 55kg. Her body measurements are 34-27-35 inches. Her shoe size is 6(US).
Karen Laine Education
Karen graduated from the University of Indiana earning a degree in law. Shortly after her graduation, she starting working as a defense attorney.
Karen Laine Family, Parents, and Siblings
Karen was born and raised in Richmond Virginia, Indiana, United States. She has not shared any detail about her parents. Laine has managed to keep her family information away from the limelight. She has not shared any information about her siblings. This section will soon be updated.
Karen Laine Husband and Children
Laine’s first marriage was with Casey Starsiak, an American board-certified orthopedic surgeon. she and her husband Casey have three children a daughter Mina Starsiak Haw. Shortly after her first divorce, she got married to her second husband named Randy with who she shares a daughter named Cheryl. She then got married to Mick. After getting married and divorced thrice, Laine has finally got the love of her life with whom she has been currently married and is essentially happy.
Karen Laine Career
Karen Laine kicked off her television career after she along with her daughter, Mina Starslak Haw started flipping houses in their free time in the Foundation Square neighborhood of Indianapolis. Her daughter Mina initially bought a house and renovated it with the help of Laine and after realizing profits on the sale of Mina’s house, they both decided to start their own business.
A year later, they decided to open a home rehab business titled “Two Chicks and a Hammer, Inc” in 2007. Their business flourished after they began to star on the HGTV show. With their marvelous artwork, they were discovered on Facebook and were contacted by HGTV in 2014. They signed with HGTV to host a house-flipping reality show, “Good Bones”. They made their debut on screen with the show on March 22, 2016, and revolved around their house renovation projects. They have been starring in the show now completing their 5th season.
Apart from “Good Bones”, Laine has also been featured in other reality shows called “Brother vs. Brother” in which she served as a judge also in “Building Brady” and “A Very Brady Renovation”. After spending almost 12 years, Laine announced her retirement from “Two Chicks and a Hammer” on October 4, 2019. In her over a decade-long career, Laine has worked with other reality personalities including Barry Williams, Eve Plumb, and Jasmine Roth.
Karen Laine Net Worth and Salary
Karen has an estimated net worth of $2 million. She has earned a lot of her fortune from her career as an actress and attorney.