Kari Byron Biography

Kari Byron Biography

About Kari Byron
Kari Elizabeth Byron (born December 18, 1974) also known as Kari Byron is an artist and television personality, best known for her featured role on the popular Discovery Channel show MythBusters.

Early Life
Kari Byron graduated from Los Gatos High School and went on to study film and sculpture at San Francisco State University, graduating Magna cum laude in May 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Sculpture. Byron spent the following year backpacking (mostly in South Asia). She also worked as a secret Martini shopper for a liquor company.

Kari is often featured along with fellow Build Team members Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara, and also assists co-hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, in testing the plausibilty of various myths. On her first day, she was asked to help out with the "vacuum plane toilet" myth, she was asked to model her buttocks for a cast: a job which would later have her comment (jokingly) that she was hired "for her butt". She was then given a more prominent role in the show starting with its second season.

Other Info
Kari also loves art and sculpting. Some of her preferred sculpting materials are polymer clay, various found objects, acrylic gouache, wood and metals. She is a vegetarian and married to Paul Urich.

Kari Byron Links
- Kari Byron Official Website
- Kari Byron Myspace Page
- Kari Byron at IMDB