Scotty Kilmer

Scott Michael Kilmer, popularly known as Scotty Kilmer, is a renowned American YouTube personality, author, as well as an auto mechanic. Viewers of his YouTube channel get upkeep instructional exercises for their cars. He has a huge viewership also on his Car Talk Q&As as well as on car maintenance tutorials.

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Biography and Early Life

Scotty Kilmer’s birth name is Scott Michael Kilmer. He was born on the 2nd of October 1953 in Niagara Falls, New York, U.S. Scotty gained his mechanic artistry from his grandfather Elmer Kilmer. His grandfather was the chief mechanic at his Texaco gas station. Scotty learned this art in his early years at the age of 14 years old.

While he went to school and reached the university level, he quit before doing his Ph.D. so that he could concentrate on his career as a mechanic. Through authorship of a mechanic book as his wife suggested to him, Scotty came into fame having attracted the like of a local CBS affiliate KHOU. The rest of his life in the car industry from there is history.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Scotty Kilmer in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Scotty Kilmer’s age is 67 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 2 October 1953. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 85kg in Kilograms.


While there is no information concerning his lower-level schooling as well as high schooling, he proceeded up to the university level. Scotty attended the York University, where he did his undergraduate degree.

Later on, he received his master’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. While still working on getting his Ph. D, Kilmer would then leave the idea of schooling to join his present career as a car enthusiast.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Scotty is a married man. He tied the knot with his lover Leslie Kilmer who is a grade teacher. Their marriage relationship has lasted for a while though their date of marriage is not revealed. Through their marriage, the lovely couple has been blessed with two children, namely Riley and Wyeth.

In order to be closer to his son and his grandchildren, Scotty had to move from the Rosemont Heights neighborhood of Houston, Texas, where he had lived from 1980 to 2020, to Clarksville, Tennessee. As such, he loves his family and would do anything to ensure that he has time with his family.

Among his collection, Scotty has a Toyota Celica of 1994, a 2002 Lexus ES300 as well as a Toyota matrix of 2007. He also owns a Triumph Thruxton 900 2011 motorcycle.

Is Scotty Kilmer Gay?

Scotty Kilmer is neither a gay person nor is he a bisexual. His proven sexual orientation is straight. Scotty has involved himself in a marriage relationship with his lover Leslie Kilmer who is a woman, and together they have been blessed with two children. Their stay together has not been marred by any extramarital affairs or any controversies.

Professional Career

From his young age, Scotty has been involved with cars. He gained art from his grandfather from the age of 14 years. Since then, he has been a car enthusiast. He even had to leave schooling before he could do his Ph. D. to join i=his career in the automotive industry.

Scotty started his fix business back in 1979. While still fixing cars, Scotty’s wife encouraged him to write a book, to which he readily agreed. He composed and wrote a book titled Everyone’s Guide to Buying a Used Car and Car Maintenance which he published in 1994. After publishing the book, it appeared on the front page of the Houston Chronicle, thus sending him to fame.

He got the attention of KHOU, a local CBS affiliate, and he had a show named Crank it Up with Scotty and then followed the CBS one named Wrench It Up. This was his springboard thus went on to start his own talk show named Car Talk Q&As and different car maintenance tutorials. He has posted different videos on YouTube with instructional exercises for cars.


Through his shows that he held at CBS that went on for up to 10 years, Scotty won an Emmy Award for Intelligent Car Talk Host. He also has an award for Regional Emmy Award awarded to him for the Outstanding Interactivity.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Scotty Kilmer in 2021

As of 2021, Scotty has amassed an estimated net worth of about $12 million. All his fortunes have been from his career as an American YouTube personality, author, as well as a talented auto mechanic.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Kilmer has earned a subscription of over 4 million subscribers in his YouTube channel.

Scotty Kilmer readily turned his passion into a source of income. Why his studies connected in no way to the automotive industry, he used his inheritance from his grandfather to make a life and a living. He continues to rake in more through the knowledge he acquired from his grandfather. On the other hand, he leads a happy life together with his family.


Facts of Scott Michael Kilmer

  • Gender Male
  • full nameScott Michael Kilmer
  • birthplaceNiagara Falls, New York, U.S.
  • Date of Birth October 02, 1953
  • Age 70 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Peridot
  • Lucky Color Blue
  • Best Match for Marriage Gemini
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionNon-religious
  • net worth$12 million
  • professionAmerican YouTube personality, author, and auto mechanic
  • weightIn Kilograms – 85 Kg, In Pounds – 187 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 178 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
  • hair colorLight brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolN/A

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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