7 Facts About Cobie Smulders’ Husband, Taran Killam
Taran Killam is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is most known for his stint in the sketch comedy shows The Amanda Show, MADtv, and more prominently, Saturday Night Live.
He has also appeared in TV shows like Drake & Josh, How I Met Your Mother, Scrubs, Community, iCarly, New Girl, and Arrested Development.
He has also made appearances in movies like Big Fat Liar, My Best Friend’s Girl, Grown Ups 2, 12 Years a Slave, 12 Years a Slave, and Ted 2.
Here are seven facts about Taran Killam:
7. Father of Two with Wife, Actress, Cobie Smulders
Killam has been married since September 8, 2012, to the Canadian actress, Cobie Smulders — of How I Met Your Mother and Marvel’s The Avengers fame. They started dating in 2005 and got engaged in January 2009. They got married in Solvang, California.
They have two children together; daughters Shaelyn Cado Killam (born on May 16, 2009) and Janita Killam ( born on January 4, 2015).
6. Played Gary Blauman in How I Met Your Mother
Killam made intermittent appearances as Gary Blauman in the CBS sitcom, How I Met Your Mother, from 2006 to 2014.
He appeared in scenes alongside his wife, Cobie, who was one of the central characters of the sitcom, Robin Scherbatsky,
5. Featured Performer in Saturday Night Live
Killam was one of the most prolific performers in the NBC sketch-comedy and variety TV show, Saturday Night Live. He played various characters and had a long stint from 2010 to 2016, appearing in 126 episodes in total.
4. Taran Killam: Age and Height
Taran Killam was born Taran Hourie Killam on April 1, 1982. The 38-year-old stands a smidge over 6 feet– 6 feet 0½ inches (1.84 meters) to be exact,
Born to actor Thomas Killam and singer/songwriter Kris Light, he is the elder of two brothers born to the couple. His younger brother is Taylor Killam.
Born in Culver City, California, and raised in Big Bear Lake, California, Killam attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. Upon his graduation, he pursued a musical theatre degree from the School of Theater, Film, and Television at UCLA before dropping out to pursue his acting career.
3. Dated Amanda Bynes from The Amanda Show
Killam was a performer in Amanda Bynes‘ sketch comedy and variety show, The Amanda Show. He played Spaulding in the Nickelodeon show from 2000 to 2002.
Taran and Amanda, both young, and both single at the time, started going out together. They reportedly started dating in 2001 but by 2002, they had broken up.
2. Youngest Comedian to Feature on MADtv
Before he landed his SNL gig, Killam was part of another sketch-comedy TV show, MADtv. He was the youngest comedian to perform on the show; he started appearing on the show when he was 19.
1. Has a Net Worth of $4 Million
As reported by celebritynetworth.com, Taran Killam has a net worth of $4 million, as of May 2020.
Killam made his on-screen debut in the 1994 comedy movie, Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult. He went on to appear in sketch comedy shows like The Amanda Show and MADtv before finding a stable gig with Saturday Night Live.
He has since appeared in TV shows like Drake & Josh, How I Met Your Mother, Scrubs, Community, iCarly, New Girl, and Arrested Development, and in movies like Big Fat Liar, My Best Friend’s Girl, Grown Ups 2, 12 Years a Slave, 12 Years a Slave, and Ted 2.