Who is Karen Huger?

American reality TV star, social media personality and YouTuber Karen Huger was born in Spring Grove, Virginia USA, on 9 May 1963, making Taurus her zodiac sign. She’s perhaps known best for starring in the popular reality show “The Real Housewives of Potomac”, which Tom Ciaccio and Scott Dunlop created, and which also stars Robyn Dixon and Gizelle Bryant. The show follows six wealthy women living in Potomac, Maryland, has been airing since 2016, and was nominated for a 2022 MTV Movie + TV Award for Best Fight (Unscripted), for the fight between Mia and Candiace, also known as ‘The Salad Toss Fight’.

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Education and early life

Karen and her sister Bridget were raised in Spring Grove by their mother Georgia Raines Wooden and father Benjamin B Wooden JR, on a family farm which had been in the Wooden family for over a century; Georgia died from kidney failure on a 2017 Thanksgiving morning, while Benjamin lost his battle against Alzheimer’s disease a couple of months later.

Karen studied at a local high school in Spring Grove and dreamed of becoming either a famous model or a fashion designer. She matriculated in 1981 and then enrolled at the University of Virginia, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1985.

Karen’s career

Karen launched her career when she began selling her fragrance brand LA ‘Dame by Karen Huger, which was so popular that it could’ve been found in most of retail stores in the US; she then launched her wig brand La’Dame By KH X, on which she collaborated with RPHSHOW.

Karen’s been working with the organization Promoting Alzheimer’s Victim Empowerment (PAVE) since her father’s death, and is today also the vice president of the Felicia’s Fund.

She made her debut talk-show appearance in a 2016 episode of “Hollywood Unlocked with Jason Lee Uncensored”, and could then have been seen appearing in an episode of “The 202 Xtra”, “Great Day Washington” and “The Morning Show”.

In 2021, Karen appeared in an episode of the popular reality show “The Real Housewives of Atlanta”, and from 2019 to 2021 in four episodes of the talk “The Wendy Williams Show”.

Some of her most recent appearances have been in a 2022 episode of the reality competition show “Project Runway”, two episodes of the 2022 reality show “The Real Housewives of Potomac: Karen’s Grande Dame Reunion” and 11 episodes of the talk-show “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” from 2016 through 2023.

YouTube channel

Karen launched her self-titled YouTube channel on 10 December 2020, and it’s today subscribed to by over 20,000 people; all of her 26 videos together have been watched nearly 400,000 times, and most feature her speaking about her everyday life. We’re about to mention Karen’s three most viewed videos amongst these, which’ve contributed to her internet popularity.

Her #1 video “LIES LIES LIES!!!! Revealed!” has been watched nearly 100,000 times since 31 January 2023, and features her discussing some of the things that had happened in the reality show “The Real Housewives of Potomac”.

Karen’s second most viewed video “PART 1- The LIES! The LIES: RHOP Season 7, Episode 4 and 5 Recap” has been watched over 40,000 times since 10 November 2022, and features Karen giving an interview, during which she’s mostly talking about the show “The Real Housewives of Potomac”.

Her #3 video “Karen Claps Back: Responding to Carlos King & Gizzy Interview” has been watched more than 40,000 times since 30 October 2022, and features her discussing Gizzy and Carlos King’s interview.

Presence on the internet

Karen’s active on all of the today’s popular social media networks, and is followed by close to 550,000 people on Instagram, while she’s uploaded nearly 1,400 pictures and videos, with most of these featuring her during her everyday life.

Karen’s tweeted nearly 4,000 times since the launch of her Twitter account in March 2012, and it’s today followed by close to 200,000 people; most of Karen’s tweets are related to her career.

She’s also a Facebook star, as more than 300,000 people are following her on this social media network, while her most recent update was on 25 December 2022.

Karen’s only recently become active on TikTok; she’s followed by close to 1,600 people, and has amassed nearly 1,000 likes of her five videos combined.

Love life and marriages

Karen’s married twice, but hasn’t shared many details concerning her first husband Edmund E. Carter; they married sometime in the first half of the ‘80s, and it’s widely believed that the marriage ended in less than a year.

Karen met American businessman Raymond Huger sometime in the second half of the ‘80s; he holds a Master’s degree from Fordham University, and was working at IBM Corporation as a senior executive when they met. Karen gave birth to their son Brandon in 1990, but they only exchanged vows six years later, in a private ceremony on 7 September 1996; not long after the wedding, Karen gave birth to their daughter Rayvin Huger.

Karen hasn’t mentioned the men whom she’d dated prior to meeting Raymond, she’s married to Raymond Huger as of March 2023, and they have two children together.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Karen’s taking good care of her physique, as she’s following a healthy diet and does yoga at home on a daily basis; some of her fans have criticized her for attempting to look as a young girl, even though she’ll be 60 in 2023.

She loves to watch theatre plays, and Shakespeare’s are her favorites.

Karen’s passionate about travelling and has visited all of the US states, while she’s also been to a number of African and European countries.

She’s a philanthropist, mostly focused on donating money to organizations which work with terminally ill people.

Karen’s favorite singer’s Beyonce, and some of her favorite songs include “Halo”, “Single Ladies” and “Alien Superstar”.

Her favorite actress is Emma Stone, and some of her favorite films are “Cruella”, “Movie 43” and “La La Land”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Karen’s age is 59. She has brown eyes and hair, but often dyes her hair blonde; she’s 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall and weighs around 130lbs (58kgs).

Karen’s net worth’s been estimated at over $10 million, as of March 2023.

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