Carl Marino Wiki Biography, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Salary, Age

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Who is Carl Marine?

Carl Marino is a former New York City deputy sheriff turned actor and model. He is best known for his role as Lieutenant Joe Kenda in “Homicide Hunter”, an Investigation Discovery series.

Carl Marino Age, childhood, family and training

Carl was born under the zodiac sign Virgo on August 26, 1970, in New York City, United States, making him 49 years old in 2019. His parents are Carl and Carol Marino, and he is the only boy in a family. of four children. Carl was raised alongside his three siblings in their hometown. He is American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Regarding his education, Carl enrolled in Hornell High School. Later, he joined the United States Military Academy at West Point. At the same time, Carl studied criminal justice at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Carl Marino Professional Career and Rise to Stardom

After graduating, Carl worked in New York City as a deputy sheriff for nearly 17 years on the force, most of his tenure at the Monroe County Jail. After serving as a deputy sheriff, he moved to California. By this time, Carl had lost both parents.

Once in California, he signed with a modeling company and participated in various commercial and print projects, while doing some modeling for Rochester. However, he soon landed a film role – the irony is that Carl was always camera shy as a young child and never participated in any school plays. However, he was part of the light department of several theaters.

Carl made his acting debut in 2009 when he appeared in the movie “Liquor Store Cactus”.

Likewise, he also had a brief role in the comedy film “Funny People”, but that was uncredited. His big role was in “Trauma”, an NBC show, between 2009 and 2010 as a recurring guest playing Karl Sly in several episodes. He also appeared in the same series as an unnamed paramedic/paramedic in a number of episodes.

His big screen debut came in 2010 when he was cast as John in the movie ‘Sedona’s Rule’. That same year, he appeared as Ramone in the short film. “Absolution”. Between 2010 and 2011, Carl had a recurring role on the SWAT team in “I (Almost Got Away With It)”, a documentary show that aired on Investigation Discovery.

Carl is best known for his role as lead detective in the crime documentary series “Homicide Hunter,” in which he played Lt. Joe Kenda across all seven seasons. This role gave his acting career a boost, making him a household name in the film industry.

In 2011, Carl starred as Troy Hasting in the documentary mini-series “I Faked My Own Death” on the Discovery Channel. Apart from these big roles, Carl has also appeared in other TV and film projects including ‘Rizzoli & Isles’, ‘Looking’, ‘Mystery Diagnosis’, ‘The Amazing Mr. Excellent’, ‘Bloodline’, ‘True Blue”, “Fairly Legal” and “First Dog” among many others.

Carl Marin

The most interesting thing about his acting career is that Carl has played the role of an investigator or a police officer in most films, as well as many uncredited roles, in films such as “Knife Fight” , “Stitch in Time”. , “The Five-Year Engagement”, “The Master” and “Beyond”.

He has also appeared in Bollywood films in brief roles. These were “Anjaana Anjaani”, in which he appeared alongside his wife, and “My Name is Khan” as Officer Vaughn.

Carl Marino Personal life, marriage, divorce and children

When it comes to dating, Carl is lucky to have found love twice in his life. Although he doesn’t like to talk about his first marriage, he shares two adult children with his first wife. In 2015, one of his fans on Twitter asked him about his ex-wife and children, but he quickly dodged the question using the hashtag #kindapersonalquestions.

This fan by the name of Mary had come across details about Carl’s previous marriage, which made her curious to dig deeper. However, the site on which she had accessed the information is no longer available, nor is any of the content recoverable.

Currently, Marino is married to Ilona Gugan, an actress, when the couple walked down the aisle and said their vows on August 28, 2010. Ilona starred as a karaoke bar dancer in “My Name is Khan”, a movie of Bollywood, but is best known for her role as crime scene investigator Carol Jackson in “Homicide Hunter.”

Carl likes to share photos of him with Ilona on social media. For example, on Valentine’s Day 2018, he took to Twitter and shared a photo from their wedding, wishing his wife a happy Valentine’s Day. He also said that his wife makes every day of his life worth living. The couple do not share children.

In 2016, the couple ran over 30 half and full marathons in over 17 different states and three different nations; they were able to raise more than $100,000 in three years thanks to these charity marathons.

Carl loves to play poker and is even a member of a local San Francisco poker league. He excels in the game and has been crowned champion in several leagues.

Carl Marino Salary and Net Worth

Carl’s amassed his net worth being an actor and a former deputy sheriff. According to Glassdoor, a New York deputy sheriff has a salary of up to $75,000. Considering he worked as a deputy sheriff for almost two decades, he must have had the best earnings.

His annual income is now estimated to be around $400,000 while reliable sources put his net worth at over $1 million.

General informations

Full nameCarl Marin
OccupationActor, model, sheriff, policeman


JointIlona Marino
ParentsCarl Marin, Carol Marin


MoviesKnife Fight, Bloodline, First Dog, Anjaana Anjaani, Liquor Store Cactus
TV showsTrauma

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Homicide Hunter: Lieutenant Joe Kenda2011-2017TV series documentaryLieutenant Joe Kenda
Looking at2014TV seriesDom’s friend
The internship2013High End Restaurant Couple (uncredited)
The master2012NY Dock Worker (uncredited)
sew in time2012Dinner at the Gentleman’s Club (uncredited)
The five-year commitment2012New Years Eve Reveler (uncredited)
knife fight2012KSVX News Reporter (uncredited)
Alcatraz2012TV seriesAlcatraz Park Ranger
I (almost) escaped2010-2011TV series documentarySWAT Team Leader / SWAT Arresting Officer / Movie Star / …
Contagion2011Pharmacy Fighter (uncredited)
I faked my own death2011TV seriesTroy Hastings
love bites2011TV seriesLawyer
Handcuff me if you can2011TV seriestraffic stop police officer
The amazing news of the world!2009-2011TV seriesDoctor / Friend of the groom / Bartender / …
Fairly legal2011TV seriesBusinessman
Gaikokan Kuroda Kosaku2011TV seriesBartender R. Patel
The Rule of Sedona2010John
The Incredible Mr. Excellent2010Commercial abuser
true blue2010TV movieOfficer Oronato
first dog2010Secret Service Agent (as Carl E. Marino)
Anjaana Anjaani2010Couple at the airport
Mystery diagnosis2010TV seriesObstetrician gynecologist
Rizzoli and islands2010TV seriesPolice officer
Hereafter, thereafter2010Airport Couple (uncredited)
Trauma2009-2010TV seriesKarl Sly Paramedic
steal girls2010TV seriesVirgin America passenger
My name is khan2010Officer Vaughn (uncredited)
Cactus liquor store2009Officer 1
funny people2009Traveler at SF airport (uncredited)


Homicide Hunter: Lieutenant Joe Kenda2011-2017Documentary detective consultant TV series – 63 episodes


48 hours2012TV series documentaryHimself – Ex-Cop
Homicide Hunter: Lieutenant Joe Kenda2011TV series documentaryHimself – Lt. Joe gone
Take the money and run2011TV seriesHimself – Raul’s friend

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