|Kato Kaelin Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||March 9, 1959|
Kato Kaelin is an American actor and radio and television personality who became a house whole name during the O.J. Simpson murder trial. He has hosted numerous radios and television shows including KLSX, Eye for an Eye, and Tailgating with Kato; and has participated in reality shows like Celebrity Boot Camp, Gimme My Reality Show, and National Lampoon’s Strip Poker. Some of his notable films and TV shows include B.C. Butcher, Sacred Blood, Valley Peaks, Star-ving, Pauly Shore Is Dead, Norm, BASEketball, The Watcher, Night Shadow, and Beach Fever.
Brian Jerard Kaelin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Kato Kaelin completed his schooling from the Nicolet High School in Glendale, Wisconsin, in 1977. He then joined the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, however, he later dropped out. Then in 1980, he attended the SAE Fraternity and joined the California State University in Fullerton.
Actor, Radio and Television Personality
- Father – Adelrich J. Kaelin
- Mother – Isabelle Mary Adamczyk
- Others – Adelrich Kaelin (Paternal Grandfather), Franz/Frank Kaelin (Paternal Great Grandfather), Caroline Ochcner (Paternal Great Grandmother), Anita P. Doutaz (Paternal Grandmother), Theodore Edward “Theo” Doutaz/Dautaz (Paternal Great Grandfather), Margaret Shrewberry/Schrewsbery (Paternal Great Grandmother), Anton K. Adamczyk (Maternal Grandfather), and Mary Adamczyk (Maternal Grandmother)
Kato Kaelin is managed by Media Artists Group, Talent Agency, Los Angeles, California, United States.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
72 kg or 159 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Kato Kaelin has dated –
- Barbara Dare – Kato had a short fling with p*rn star Barbara Dare.
- Elizabeth Daily – Kato had a brief encounter with actress Elizabeth Daily in the past.
- Cynthia Coulter (1982-1989) – In 1982, Kato began a relationship with Cynthia Coulter. They tied the knot after a year on July 9, 1983. However, their marriage did not last long, and they settled for divorce in 1989. They have one child together, daughter Tiffany Kaelin Knight (b. September 1, 1984).
- Amber Thompson – In 2006, Kato started dating Amber Thompson. However, they broke up later.
- Leyna Nguyen – In 2013, Kato began a relationship with Vietnamese born American TV personality Leyna Nguyen. Kato was smitten by Leyna from the day he saw her at a charity event. The reason for their split is unknown.
- Shengyi Xue – Kato has been dating model Shengyi Xue for a while. He has often shared images of Shengyi on his Instagram.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Swiss-German, Swiss-French, English, possibly Dutch ancestry on his father’s side and Polish ancestry on his mother’s side.
- Sharp jawline
- Straight Nose
Kato Kaelin has done commercial work for brands like –
- Trivial Pursuit 90’s Edition (2004)
- AskJeeves.com (2007)
Best Known For
Being a witness in the O.J. Simpson murder trial as he was present during the incident at Nicole Brown Simpson’s guesthouse on June 12, 1994
In 1987, he made his feature film debut in the comedy fantasy film Beach Fever as Chat Frederick IV.
First TV Show
In 1995, he made his first TV show appearance on the news talk-show Politically Incorrect.
Kato Kaelin Facts
- As a child, he was nicknamed “Kato” from the television series The Green Hornet a character played by Bruce Lee.
- In October 1999, Kato won a major $15 million libel lawsuit settlement against the publishers Globe Communications for a headline in the National Examiner that read “Cops Think Kato Did It”, following his act as the key witness in the O.J. Simpson murder case.
- In 1998, he was on a lecture tour titled “The 16th Minute”, to discuss the events that unfolded after his 15 minutes fame.
- In an interview by Barbara Walters on American Scandals in November 2015, Kato stated that O.J. Simpson indeed was guilty of the double murder.
- In April 2014, Kato launched his comfort wear clothing line called Kato Potato with Home Shopping Network figure Rhonda Shear.
- Kato participated in the American version of the reality TV show competition Celebrity Big Brother in January 2019. However, he was voted out 5-0 by his housemates on February 4, 2019.
- Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.
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