Cara Buono From 'Stranger Things' - Relationship With Husband and Children

Cara Buono From 'Stranger Things' - Relationship With Husband and Children

Cara Buono is an American actress who rose to prominence after being portrayed in series like "The Soprano's" and "Artie Lange's Beer League."

Cara has been in the spotlight after her role as Karen Wheeler in the hit Netflix series, "Stranger Things" which released its fourth season recently in May 2022.

She has also gained a pretty much spotlight due to the information about her husband, Peter Thum, and her daughter. 

How Old is Cara Buono? Explore His Wiki And Family

Cara Buono is 48 years old actress born on March 1, 1974. She is from The Bronx, New York, the United States of America, born to a middle-class family of Italian descent.

She has American nationality belonging to the catholic region. Her father was Antony Buono, and her mother was Rosemary Buono, both laborers from blue-collar families.

The actress has three brothers and sisters, and the family owns and operates their own construction company.

Buono relishes a lavish life alongside the warmth of her parents. Moreover, she has embellished her journey while introducing two more important people into her life, her husband, and daughter.

An insight into both of their lives will be shown below, but before, have a look at the quick facts.

Quick Facts About Cara Buono

Cara Buono's Net Worth $10 Million
Age [ as of 2022 ] 48
Date of Birth March 1, 1974
Place of Birth The Bronx, New York
Height 5 ft 4 in
Gender Female
Nationality American
Profession Actress

Who Is Cara Buono's Husband?

Cara Buono is married to the love of her life, Peter Thum on December 31, 2008. They are yet to mark their thirteen years of togetherness anytime soon.

Just as successful as Buono is, her husband is no less, he is a renowned entrepreneur who is the founder of Ethos Water, a branded water bottle company in America.

Moreover, Thum's artworks are also included in the selling advertising marketing campaign for the Cross Pen Company.

The age difference between the couple is not exactly known as the exact birth date of Peter is not yet disclosed, but he is estimated to be older than Buono. They make a beautiful couple bonded in marriage. 

Buono and Thum are blessed with a child. They have a daughter, whom they have named Esme Thum. She was born on October 9, 2013, after nearly four years of marriage. Since then, they have done everything for their daughter, from providing a positive environment to fulfilling her demands.

Esme is now more than eight years old and often spotted with her mother at film sites and events. The family of three currently lives in Greenwich Village, New York.

Cara with her daughter

Cara with her daughter (Image Credit: Instagram)

Cara Buono As Karen Wheeler On Stranger Things

In Netflix's series Stranger Things, Buono has played the role of Karen Wheeler, which is one of the main characters in the series. She is a very loving and clumsy mother to Nancy, Mike, and Holly and also a wife to Ted.

In the series, Karen develops a sexual attraction to Max's older brother, Billy Hargrove, who reciprocates her sentiments sadly.


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Karen, the role played by Buono, is a classic overbearing mother who worries much about her children's well-being while regularly arguing with them.

Overall, this character of hers portrays a really strong yet interesting role. Karen is a well-known character to the audience.

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Net Worth

As per celebrity net worth, Cara Buono has a net worth of $10 Million as of June 2020, which she seemingly earned from her career, movie projects, series, and TV roles.

Social Media

Cara Buono is active on different social media platforms. She is active on her Instagram, with over 1.1m followers. Besides Instagram, she is also active on Twitter, with more than 134k followers.