Karen Hillenburg Wiki, Age, Husband, Kids, Family, Biography & More

Karen Hillenburg

Karen Hillenburg (born November 10, 1962) is an American Chef and Philanthropist from San Marino, California. She is a chef at a cooking school named “New School of Cooking”. Furthermore, the 56-year-old chef is also an active board member at Planned Parenthood.

Karen is famous for being the wife of Stephen Hillenburg. He was a famous American animator, cartoonist, and voice actor. Moreover, Stephen gained a lot of fame after creating “SpongeBob SquarePants” (Nickelodeon animated television series).

Karen Hillenburg's husband Stephen Hillenburg died at the age of 57

On November 26, 2018, Stephen died at the age of 57. He was suffering from a disease named ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Hillenburg revealed that he had been diagnosed with ALS in March 2017.

In addition, the animator nominated for various awards and even awarded many times for his work. He won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program and Outstanding Sound Editing – Animation in 2010 and 2014, respectively.

In fact, Stephen won 6 Annie Awards and 2 British Academy Children’s Awards as well. Karen and her husband also shared one son together named “Clay Hillenburg”.


Profile, Early Life & Parents

Karen Hillenburg American Chef and wife of Stephen Hillenburg

Stephen Hillenburg’s Spouse was born on the 10th of November 1962 in the United States of America. Therefore, Karen Hillenburg’s age is 56 years old in 2018. The information about her father and mother is not available on the internet.

Furthermore, Karen and Stephen are also famous for their social activities. They donated through the United Plankton Charitable Trust. Moreover, their charity focuses on funding for arts & culture, education, and health & human services.

Real Full Birth NameKaren Jean Hillenburg.
Nick nameKaren.
ProfessionChef and Philanthropist.
Famous for1. Being the wife of Late Stephen Hillenburg, an American cartoonist, and animator.
2. Recently her husband passed away at the age of 57.
Age (As of 2018) 56 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayNovember 10, 1962.
Birthplace/HometownThe USA.
SexualityHeterosexuality (straight).
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)Scorpio.
Current ResidenceSan Marino, California, USA.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5′ 5″.
Centimeters: 165 cm.
Meters: 1.65 m.
WeightKilograms: 52 Kg.
Pounds: 114 lbs.
Bra Size32B.
Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)32-26-35.
Shoe Size (US)6.
Tattoo details?None.
Eye ColorHazel.
Hair ColorBlonde.
Parents Father: Will update.
SiblingsNot found.
Famous RelativesUncle:
Personal Life Relationship
Marital StatusWidow.
Dating History?Not available.
Husband/Spouse NameStephen Hillenburg.
SonClay Hillenburg.
Highest QualificationGraduated.
SchoolHigh School.
College/ UniversityWill update.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Tom Hanks.
Actress: Julia Roberts.
Dream Holiday DestinationParis.
Favorite ColorBlue.
Love to doReading, Cooking and Listening to music.
Favorite FoodChinese Dishes.
Net worth (approx.)$10 Million US dollars (As of 2018).
EarningsWill Update.
Contact Details
Office AddressNot Known
Home DetailsWill Update.
Mobile or Phone NumberN.A.
Email AddressUnder Review.
Official WebsiteNone.


Facts about Karen Hillenburg (Stephen Hillenburg’s Wife)

  • Karen Plankton (a Fictional character) in SpongeBob SquarePants was named after her.
  • She also works with trusts like the Pasadena Art Alliance and Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS).
  • Furthermore, Karen works actively with Planned Parenthood. They focus on women’s reproductive health.

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  • Money Factor: The estimated Net worth of Karen Hillenburg is $10 million US Dollars, as of 2018.
  • She listed on the Board of Directors in the 2014 Planned Parenthood Annual Report.
  • Moreover, the couple’s son was born in 1998.


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