While Kari Byron was studying film and sculpture at San Francisco State University, her parents were wondering what kind of job she'd actually end up with in the real world. She'd be writing, directing and starring in B-level schlock-horror films one day; the next she'd be sculpting intricate…more
Kari is a pescetarianist, meaning that she will eat fish but no other forms of meat.
On June 28th, 2009, Kari gave birth to her first child.
Kari's agent is David Swift.
Kari is skilled in knife throwing and fencing, though a bit erratic with her swordmanship.
Kari is married to Paul Urich.
Kari has a pierced tongue.
Kari appeared in a four page spread in FHM magazine in June of 2006.
Kari's nickname is Red, due to her red hair.
Kari's bra size is a 34 B.
Kari believes that being an artist is a hard career, and has found inspiration for her work in artists, such as SECCA award winners in the past.
Kari has appeared in Beyond Tomorrow.
Kari graduated Magna Cum Laude from San Francisco State University as a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Sculpture in May of 1998.
Kari has been both a writer and director.
Kari was once chased by machine-gun-toting Egyptian police for painting a mural in Dahab.
Kari has been scuba-diving in nearly all of the world's oceans.
Kari has trekked the Himalayas.
After graduation, Kari had a career as an artist, working in sculpture and painting, and holding exhibitions at some of San Francisco's leading galleries.
She once helped resusicate a dying duck during a myth on MythBusters which went wrong.
Her parents are Dennis and Sue Byron.
After graduating from college in November 1998, Kari took a year-long trip around the world with her friend Dawn Gilbert. They visited the Cook Islands, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Bali, Malaysia, Thailand, Tokyo, Nepal, and India.
She graduated from Los Gatos High School in California.
She was once a face-painting clown.
Her height is 5'8''.
Kari's nickname is Kay.
She is a vegetarian.
Kari: (on advice for kids) Pay attention in science class!!! Don't try anything we do at home. The world needs more girls interested in science and art-based careers.
Kari: Being in front of the camera means I get to do more of the fun stuff. It was hard at first. I hated watching myself trying to act natural. Day by day I am getting used to being followed by a camera. Sometimes I forget that all my goofiness is going to be seen by an audience.
Kari: I think the rapier is my favorite, probably because it's the only one I can lift.
Kari: I think this is as likely as crime fighting in stilettos
Kari: A visit with a Balinese girl and her family left me with an uneasiness I couldn't cure. I felt guilty and sad - Komang's family lived in a two-room shack with no doors - because I have a full stomach in every sense. Lesson learned. Life appreciated in a new way
Kari: (Remarking on the topless Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia) This must be where the beautiful people go
Kari: I do portraits or I make sculptures exploring my cynical view of contemporary issues. Artists that over-explain their art always take away from my experience as a viewer. I try to let my viewer make their own message. Art becomes more personal if you let yourself become involved. I will always explain my motivations and themes if someone asks but I prefer to hear theirs.
Kari: If I see a shark coming up with a beret, I'm gonna be mad at you
Kari: Oh, come on guys. I promised my mom I wouldn't do anything dumb and unsafe again.
Kari: (Holding toy car) I got my first kiss over one of these. Then he punched me.
Kari: (to Adam) Your way of working is one of the great mysteries of our time