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Tara Killam Acquired Artistic Potential From His Parents

Taran's mother was on tour with The Charlie Daniels Band as a singer-songwriter.

Taran Killam is an esteemed American actor, writer, comedian, and former Saturday Night Live (SNL) cast member who recently made headlines appearing on Masked Singer.

Taran was born on April 1, 1982, in Canton, Connecticut, and grew up in Bedford, Connecticut.


  • Taran Killam, a father of two daughters, is 42 years old.
  • Taran is also a great-nephew of Rosemarie Bowe, actor Robert Stack’s wife.
  • Taran and actress Cobie Smulders got engaged in January 2009. They married on September 8, 2012.

Killam studied acting at Rhode Island College and started his career as a stand-up comedian before moving on to work in television and film.

In addition to his work on “SNL,” Killam has appeared in numerous films and television shows, including “The Celebrity Apprentice,” “30 Rock,” and “The Office (US).”

He also created and starred in the show “Killing Gianni Bernini,” which aired on Comedy Central in 2012.

Hailing From California, Taran Killam Is The Son Of Talented Parents

Taran Killam is originally from Big Bear Lake, California, where he resided until he was 15 years old. His family boasts a rich artistic heritage.

His mother, a singer-songwriter, toured with The Charlie Daniels Band, while his father was involved in the City Garage Theatre Group and had acting ambitions.

Taran is also the great-nephew of Rosemarie Bowe, the wife of actor Robert Stack.

Killam has a brother named Taylor, a singer-songwriter from Los Angeles who brings a folk/Americana sound influenced by the mountains and the beach.

Taran often celebrates his family, such as posting a “Happy Mother’s Day” message on Instagram on May 11, 2020.

After several years of dating, Taran and actress Cobie Smulders got engaged in January 2009 and married on September 8, 2012, in Solvang, California.

They have two daughters, Shaelyn Cado Killam, born in 2009, and Janita Mae Killam, born in 2015.

Additional Information

  • Taran Killam was a featured player in Season 7 of MADtv.
  • Taran Killam has an estimated net worth of $25 million as of 2024.
  • Saturday Night Live (SNL) was started on October 11, 1975 by Lorne Michaels.


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