Karen Laine - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 5, 2022

Karen Laine
Nick Name: Karen E. Laine
Profession: Realtor, Reality TV star, TV host
Best Known For: Good Bones (TV show)
Salary: $200K
Net Worth: $600K

Personal Details

Born on : October 8, 1962 (age 61)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Karen Elaine Thompson
Birth Place: Richmond, Indiana, USA
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband's Name: Roger

Casey Starsiak

Children: 4

Mina Starsiak (daughter)
Kelcy (daughter)
William (son)
CR (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 59 kg (130.07 lb)
Hair Color: Auburn
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 27 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Karen Laine?

Karen Laine is a reality TV star, realtor by profession, and American by nationality. She is well known for her work in HGTV’s Good Bones and used to run a company Two Chicks and a Hammer with her daughter Mina Starsiak.

Karen Laine, Mina Starsiak (Image: Instagram)

Karen Laine – Age, Parents, Siblings, 

Karen Laine’s birth took place on October 8, 1962, in Richmond, Indiana, USA. She was born Karen Elaine Thompson to parents of Caucasian ethnicity. 

Other details of Karen Laine's early life including that of her mother, father, siblings, and the rest of her family are not shared with the public.

Education, Ethnicity

The educational history of Karen Laine is not known. She is of Caucasian ethnicity.

Karen Laine – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Laine has been married four times. Her husband is Randy with whom she has a child, a daughter named Kelcy. With her husband Casey Starsiak, she has three children- daughters Mina Starsiak, and Mina Starsiak, and a son named CR Starsiak. 

After her divorce from Casey, Karen Laine was shortly married to Mick. Currently, she is married to her longtime boyfriend Roger. In July 2022, it was reported that Roger had been diagnosed with cancer during the earlier years of Good Bones.

Karen Laine with her husband Roger (Image: Instagram)

Karen Laine – Career

Early Career

Laine was working as a defense attorney. In 2007 she and her daughter Mina Starsiak Haw started flipping houses in their free time in the Fountain Square neighborhood of Indianapolis. Just a year later they decided to open a home rehab business titled Two Chicks and a Hammer, Inc. 


The pair was eventually contacted by HGTV in 2014, who had discovered them on Facebook. They signed with HGTV to host a house rebuilding show Good Bones. The show debuted on March 22nd, 2016, and revolves around their house renovation projects. As of 2020, it has completed its season 5.

She has also been featured in Brother vs. Brother, Building Brady, and A Very Brady Renovation. On October 4, 2019, Karen Laine announced her retirement from Two Chicks and a Hammer. She is still appearing on HGTV’s Good Bones

Mina Starsiak, Karen Laine on Good Bones (Image: Multichannel)


Over the years Karen Laine has worked with Barry Williams, Eve Plumb, Jasmine Roth, and Barry Williams.

Karen Laine – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth and annual salary are estimated at around $600 thousand and $200 thousand respectively.

Karen Laine – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Karen Laine is active with thousands of followers. She also has an official website- 2chicksandahammer.com.

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