Garrison Keillor’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth & life story

Source of Wealth: Radio, PublishingAge: 77Birth Place: Anoka, Minnesota, United StatesHeight: 6′ 4″ (1.93 m)Marital Status: Married (Jenny Lind Nilsson)Full Name: Gary Edward “Garrison” KeillorNationality: United StatesDate of Birth: August 7, 1942Ethnicity: Scottish, EnglishOccupation: Author, Radio PersonalityEducation: University of Minnesota Children: 2 (Maria Grace Keillor, Jason Keillor)

American radio personality, storyteller, and author Garrison Keillor has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. He is best recognized as the host of A Prairie Home Companion. Keillor is also known for hosting The Writer’s Almanac, which is available online.

Gary Edward Keillor was born on August 7, 1942 in Anoka, Minnesota, USA. Since 1995, he has been married to Jenny Lind Nilsson with whom he has a daughter named Maia Grace. He also has a son named Jason from his marriage to his first wife, Mary Guntzel. He is a graduate of University of Minnesota, having obtained a degree in English.

In 1980, Keillor’s performance in “A Prairie Home Companion” won him a Peabody Award. Four years later, he was elected into the National Radio Hall of Fame. He is also a Grammy Award recipient for his works on the single Lake Wobegon Days. Furthermore, he is a recipient of a George Foster Peabody Award and two CableACE Awards.