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Katie Westfall Tharp

Yasmine Published On Sun May 31 2020   Modified On Sun May 31 2020
Katie Westfall Tharp

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Full NameKatie Westfall Tharp
First NameKatie
Middle NameWestfall
Last NameTharp
Birth NameKatie Westfall Tharp
ProfessionSet Decorator
NationalityAmerican
Birth CityGreenfield, Massachusetts
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameKenton Tharp
Mother NameLate Diane Westfall
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseEugene Mirman
No Of Children1
SibilingsAhna Sadowski, Jen Weaver, and Megan Weaver
FilmographySilent Library,Human Giant,The Electric Company
EducationParsons School of Design
Date of Birth1980
Married DateSeptember,2015

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    Body and Relation Status of Katie Westfall Tharp

    What is Katie Westfall Tharp marital status ?Married
    How many children does Katie Westfall Tharp have ?1
    Who is Katie Westfall Tharp married with?Eugene Mirman
    When was Katie Westfall Tharp married?2015

    Who was Katie Westfall Tharp? 

    Katie Westfall Tharp was a talented Set Decorator whose credits include Inside Amy Schumer, The Electric Company, and Human Giant.  

    Katie Westfall Tharp was a Set Decorator.
    Photo Source: Facebook

    Tharp was born on 1980 to Kenton Tharp and late Diane Westfall. She grew alongside sisters Ahna Sadowski, Jen Weaver, and Megan Weaver in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Later, Bonnie Frank joined the Tharp family as Katie's step-mother. 

    Katie Westfall Tharp: Cause of Death 

    Katie Westfall Tharp died on January 29th, 2020, in her home in Somerville, Massachusetts, with her family at her side. She was forty at the time of death.

    Katie Westfall Tharp Lost her life to Cancer.
    Photo Source: Michael Loccisano, Getty Images for SXSW

    Tharp was battling terminal breast cancer for a long time. She was diagnosed with cancer a decade ago but beat it. However, after a while, it relapsed and this time it metastasized in her bones. Thus, her likelihood to beat cancer decreased, and she ultimately lost her life to cancer. 

    Katie Westfall Tharp: Illness Did Not Stop Her Marrying Eugene Mirman 

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    Katie, despite her diagnosis, lived her life to the fullest. She met Russian-American comedian Eugene Mirman in Brooklyn, New York and soon started dating. After years of relationship, the pair tied the knot in Labor Day 2015 and, in 2016, welcomed a son Oliver Mirman

    Katie Westfall Tharp and her husband on their wedding day.
    Photo Source: Kristen Schaal's Twitter 


    Katie, her husband, and her toddler child learned to live with her diagnosis and make the most out of it. The experience of the Mirman family is showcased in the documentary, It Started as a Joke. 

    Katie Westfall Tharp's Career  

    The late wife of Eugene Mirman was a graduate of Parsons School of Design and worked as a set decorator in movies and shows. According to her IMDb, she worked in shows such as The Electric Company, Silent Library, Golden Boy, and many more.

    Katie WestFell Tharp worked as a property master in the MTV show Silent Library.
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    When Katie's health deteriorated and was not able to work on-set, she designed the houses and weddings of her friends up until her death. 

    Katie WestFell Tharp's Net Worth 

    On average, a set decorator in the USA Earns $64,220 a year. Katie most probably was earning in the same range. Nonetheless, it would not be surprising if she was not able to save much because of hospital bills and treatments. 

    Katie WestFell Tharp's husband Is A Millionaire.
    Photo Source: Zimbio

    Nonetheless, the Massachusetts native did not had to stress about the money because of her husband, Eugene Mirman. He is a well-renowed comedian and actor. He is famous for playing Yvgeny Mirminsky on Delocated and Gene Belcher on the animated comedy Bob's Burgers. It is reported his overall net worth is $2 million. 

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