Karen Laine is an American actress, businesswoman, and former defense attorney. She is the founder of Two Chicks and a Hammer, a home renovation company with her real-estate agent daughter, Mina Starsiak Hawk. And also recognized for her role on the HGTV series Good Bones.
Karen Laine was born in Richmond, Indiana, in the United States of America. Her birth name is Karen Elaine Thompson. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the White Caucasian ethnicity. Her Zodiac sign is Libra.
Now talking about Karen’s educational qualification, at first she started her schooling at a local high school in Indiana. After completing her schooling she enrolled at the University of Indiana and graduated with a degree in Law. Then she passed her bar exams and started practicing law.
Karen Laine Relationship Status
Talking about Karen’s relationship status, she was a married woman. Throughout her entire life, she has been involved in several relations and was married four times.
Karen started her married life with her first husband, Casey Starsiak with whom she shared three children and their names were Mina Starsiak, William Starsiak, and CR Starsiak. Unfortunately, they couldn’t stretch their relationship and after a few years they were separated.
After their divorce, they both were involved in relationships. Casey has married a woman named, Cheryl, and with whom he had two children named, Thadeus David Starsiak aka Tad Starsiak, and Jessica Starsiak aka Jess Starsiak. Simultaneously, Karen married her second husband, Randy, and with him, she shared a daughter named, Kelsy.
The relationship between them never really worked well and as a result, their marriage has broken down. After that, she has married her third husband named, Mick. Well, it could have been what she really wanted with her relationship but similar to the previous relationships, this also led to a dead end. Together they don’t have any children.
After all three previous failed relationships Karen didn’t give up on love. And fortunately, she has found her love, joy, happiness, and everything she wants with Roger. Thus she has married for the fourth time to her current husband, Roger. They were being married for quite some time and their romance was blossoming and they were living their domestic life happily.
Though there was nothing information available regarding their first met and dating life hence we got first to know about Roger’s existence in her life via Instagram, when Karen posted a photo with Roger on her Instagram account on 7 September 2017, enjoying their times together in New York City. Along together they don’t have any children.
Karen Laine Professional Career
Now talking about Karen’s professional career, after graduation she pursued her career as a defense attorney but quit her career to pursue a new career as a home renovation businesswoman along with her daughter, Mina.
At first, Mina has bought a house and renovated it with the help of her mother Karen. After they realizing the profit in the sales of Mina’s house, they both decided to start their own house renovation business and as collaborators, they started to reinvent disfigured homes in Indianapolis.
Karen and Mina as business partners seem to have worked out for them as they not only have gained a lot of fame but also in their respective improving careers they’ve established themselves as the owners of a home-renovation business company called, “Two Chicks and a Hammer, Inc”. in 2007.
After they began to star on the HGTV show, their business has flourished. In 2014, with their amazing artwork, they were discovered on Facebook and were conducted by HGTV. They are also run a show “Two Chicks and a Hammer”.
Simultaneously, they have signed with HGTV to host a house-flipping reality show named, “Good Bones”. The show premiered on 22 March 2016 and ran for 43 minutes and it was also the most successful TV show at that time. It collected more than 14 million viewers in its 1st season. They both star in this show and have completed their fifth season.
Apart from “Good Bones” Karen has also appeared in several TV reality shows such as “Brother’s vs. Brother’s”, in which she has serves as a judge. Her other TV reality show appearances were, “Building Brady”, “A Very Brady Renovation”, “Rachael Ray”, and “Today” …etc.
On 4th October 2019, Karen has announced her retirement from “Two Chicks and a Hammer” after spending almost 12 years but she is still appearing on HGTV’s Good Bones. She has also played several roles in several award-winning movies like “Darkman” (1990), “Back to the Future”(1989), and “Shocker”(1989).
Karen Laine’s Net worth And Salary
When it comes to celebrities people also want to know how much Karen Lainer’s net worth was and what was her salary? She has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million. She has accumulated the majority of her net worth from her house renovation stints for the HGTV show, Good Bones. She bags an astonishing salary of $200 thousand per annum, which she earns through her TV career and business endeavors.
As of now, she collaborates with her real-estate agent daughter, Mina Starsiak Hawk, and refurbishes homes in Indianapolis. As per the source, they earn a profit of around $500k per year through their business venture.
Karen Laine Age
When it comes to celebrities and their personal affairs, no doubt, the fans are always curious to know about all the small things. In this case, people are want to know how old was Karen Laine? She celebrates her birthday on 8th October and was born in 1962, in Richmond, Indiana, in the United States of America. As per wiki, she is now 58 years old.
Karen Laine Height And Weight
As all we know, fans are always curious to know about all the small things and knock them every moment like how tall was Karen Laine and what was her weight? She was able to attain a height of 5 feet 5 inches which is also equivalent to 163 cm. She has also a decent bodyweight that mirrors her character and reflects on her personality. Her bodyweight around 60 kg, which is also equivalent to 132 lbs. Despite being the mother of four children, she has maintained her physical figure slim and also looks gorgeous.
Karen Laine Weight Loss
Karen was unwilling to talk openly about her weight but her fans always recon that she has lost a decent amount of weight. On her latest Instagram upload, one of her followers commented that “Karen…I’m watching a new episode of Good Bones. You look fantastic! How did you lose all your weight and what kind of makeup(foundation) do you use? My husband thinks you are amusing”. Karen responded, “Losing weight required eating less. I use the JFR high def foundation. Thank you for asking”.
6 Facts On Karen Laine That Might Surprised You!
- Karen is well known for her work in HGTV’s Good Bones and used to run a company Two Chicks and a Hammer with her daughter Mina Starsiak.
- In her entire life, Karen has married four times and her husband were, Casey, Randy, Mick, and Roger.
- Her husband is Randy with whom she has a child, a daughter named Kelsy. With her husband Casey Starsiak, she has three children, among which Mina Starsiak is one.
- Karen in her over a decade career has worked with several reality personalities such as Barry Williams, Eve Plumb, and Jasmine Roth.
- Karen has been so much involved on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram but especially on Instagram.
- In August 2018, Karen has posted a picture on her Instagram holding her ner new grandson, Jack Richard Hawk (Mina’s Son), with the caption “Such a tiny little bundle”.