Karamo Brown Biography
Karamo Brown is an American television personality, social worker, and LGBTQ+ advocate from Houston, Texas. Brown gained widespread recognition as the culture expert on the Netflix series “Queer Eye.”
Prior to his television career, Brown worked as a licensed social worker and psychotherapist. He specialized in helping individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS, as well as working with children and adolescents in the mental health field.
In 2004, Brown appeared on the reality show “The Real World: Philadelphia,” which brought him initial attention. Following that, he pursued various television opportunities and worked as a host and correspondent on shows like “Access Hollywood” and “Dr. Drew on Call.”
In 2018, Karamo Brown became part of the cast of the revamped “Queer Eye” series. The show follows the Fab Five, a group of five experts who provide life makeovers in different areas.
Karamo Brown Age
Brown was born on November 2, 1980, in Houston, Texas. He is currently 42 years old as of 2022.
Karamo Brown Wife
Karamo Brown was previously married to a woman named Jill. They got married when he was 22 years old. However, they divorced after he realized he was gay. He came out to his ex-wife and sons in 2007 and has maintained a good relationship with them.
Karamo Brown Kids
Brown has two sons, Jason and Chris. Jason is his biological son, who he didn’t know about until he was 10 years old. Karamo got to know about him when his ex-wife contacted him and asked for child support. He then gained full custody of Jason and adopted his half-brother Chris, who is also Jill’s son from another relationship.
Karamo Brown Son
Brown’s son Jason recently came out as pansexual, which means he is attracted to people regardless of their gender identity or expression. Karamo supported his son’s decision and said he was proud of him for being true to himself.
Karamo Brown Partner
Brown was engaged to Ian Jordan, a director and producer. They met in 2010 at a nightclub in Los Angeles and have been together ever since. They got engaged in 2018 and planned to get married in 2020 but had to postpone their wedding due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They eventually broke up that same year.
Karamo Brown Height
Brown stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83 meters) tall.
Karamo Brown Education
Brown attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He was the first black student to be elected as the school’s president.
He later graduated from Florida A&M University with a degree in social work. He also has a master’s degree in social work from Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada.
Karamo Brown Queer Eye
Brown joined the cast of Queer Eye in 2018 when the show was rebooted by Netflix. He is the first openly gay black man to appear on a reality TV show. He is responsible for helping the show’s participants (or “heroes”) with their emotional and social issues. He often uses his own experiences as a gay man of color to connect with them and inspire them.
Karamo Brown Tan France
Brown has a special friendship with Tan France, the fashion expert on Queer Eye. They often tease each other on the show and on social media, but they also have deep respect and admiration for each other.
They have collaborated on several projects, such as hosting a YouTube series called Dressing Funny and co-authoring a children’s book called Be Yourself.
Karamo Brown Net Worth
Brown has an estimated net worth of $4 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.