Martin Short Net Worth | Bio, Age, Height, Weight & Career 2023



Martin Short Net Worth

$50 Million

Name Martin Short
Date of Birth March 26, 1950
Age 72 years old
Height 5 ft 6 inch (1.71m)
Profession Actor
Nationality American/Canadian
Religion Catholicism
Net Worth $50 million


Martin Short Introduction 

Martin Short, commonly known as Martin Hayter Short OC, is a Canadian-American comedian, actor, singer, as well as writer. He has won several honors, including two Primetime Emmys as well as a Tony Award.

Martin Short Early Life

Martin Short Early Life

Short was born in Hamilton, Ontario, on March 26, 1950, as the youngest of five children to Olive Grace (née Hayter; 1913-1968), a concertmistress with the Hamilton Symphony Orchestra, as well as Charles Patrick Short (1909-1970), a corporate officer with Stelco, a Canadian steel firm. His siblings and he were reared as Catholics.

He has three elder brothers, David (who is no longer alive), Michael, and Brian, as well as one older sister, Nora. Short’s father had been an Irish Catholic emigrant from Crossmaglen, South Armagh, Northern Ireland, who stowed away in North America during the Irish War of Independence. Short’s mother hailed from England and Ireland. She supported his early artistic endeavors.

When Short was 12, his elder brother, David, was murdered in an automobile accident in Montréal. His mother passed away from cancer in 1968, and his father passed away two years later from stroke complications. Short completed Westdale Secondary School and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from McMaster University in 1971.

Martin Short Personal Life

Martin Short Personal Life

During the run of Godspell in 1972, Short encountered Canadian comedy actress Nancy Dolman. In 1980, the pair married. Dolman left the entertainment industry in 1985 to be a stay-at-home mother as well as educate their family. Katherine, Oliver, as well as Henry were adopted by Short as well as Dolman. On August 21, 2010, Dolman perished from ovarian cancer.

Short as well as his family live in Los Angeles’ Pacific Palisades neighborhood. He also has a house on Ontario’s Lake Rosseau. He is a US citizen by birth. Short has two stars on the Walk of Fame in Canada. Michael, his brother, is a comedy writer who has won an Emmy for comedy sketch writing twice.

In 1980, Nancy Dolman’s brother, screenwriter/director Bob Dolman (who worked on SCTV’s Emmy-winning writing team with Short), wedded their close friend and colleague, Andrea Martin. Short is the couple’s uncle to their two boys, Jack and Joe. Bob Dolman, as well as Andrea Martin, are no longer married (2004). Short is the first cousin of Clare Short, a previous British cabinet minister as well as a member of the British Parliament.

Martin Short Age, Height, & Weight

Being born in 1950, on the 26th, of March “Martin Short” age is 72 years old as of today date and his height is 5 feet 6 inches tall, (1.71 m), and his weight is 68 kilograms and (149 lbs) in pounds as of 2022.

Martin Short Television Career

Martin Short Television Career

Martin first appeared on television in 1972, on the Canadian series “Right On” as well as “Cucumber.” He also starred in ten episodes of “The David Steinberg Show” (1976-77), and also in 1977, he rejoined Toronto’s The Second City improv group, which led to a writing gig on “Second City Broadcasting” (better known as “SCTV”) in 1981. Short was on the program from 1982 to 1983, then moved on to “Saturday Night Live” in 1984.

Despite only appearing on “Saturday Night Live” for one season, Martin has returned multiple times, notably three presenting stints and the 40th-anniversary special. Short co-created the animated version “The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley” (1988) and the NBC variety show “Maya & Marty” (2016), in addition to “Primetime Glick” (2001-2003) as well as two incantations of “The Martin Short Show,” the 1994 version being a sitcom and the 1999 version being a syndicated news program.

Martin has appeared as a guest star on numerous television shows, including “Arrested Development” (2005), “How I Met Your Mother” (2011-2012), as well as “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (2015), as well as he went on to star in the Netflix special “Steve Martin as well as Martin Short: An Evening You Will Ignore for the Rest of Your Life” in 2018.

Film Career

Martin Short Film Career

Short’s debut feature was 1979’s “Lost and Found,” and following years of television work, he reappeared on the big screen in 1986’s “Three Amigos,” co-starring with Steve Martin alongside Chevy Chase. He had also featured in “Innerspace” (1987), “Cross My Heart” (1987), “Three Fugitives” (1989), as well as “The Big Picture” by the end of the 1980s (1989).

He reteamed with Steve Martin in 1991 for “Father of the Bride,” which he repeated in 1995’s “Father of the Bride Part II.” Short has over 40 movie roles, along with “Jiminy Glick in Lalawood” (2004) as well as “The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause” (2006), as well as lent his voice to innumerable animated developments, including “The Prince of Egypt” (1998), “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” (2012), as well as “The Addams Family” (2019).

Stage Career

Martin Short Stage Career

Short received his first Tony consideration in 1993 for his Broadway performance in Neil Simon’s “The Goodbye Girl.” He earned a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in “Little Me” in 1999, as well as he portrayed Leo Bloom in a Los Angeles version of “The Producers” in 2003.

Martin was on Broadway in the one-man show “Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me” from August 2006 to January 2007, then returning to the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in 2015 to play James Wicker in “It’s Only a Play.”

Martin Short Net Worth

Martin Short Net Worth

Martin Short net worth is estimated to be approximately at around $50 million as of 2022. This Article is Based on our research, when we were writing this article we had gone through many renowned magazines & sites like Forbes, Wikipedia, etc.


Martin Short has an approximate net worth is estimated to be around $50 million as of 2022. Martin Short is a Canadian-American comedian, actor, writer, as well as producer. He is well-known for his roles on the television shows SCTV and Saturday Night Live, as well as in movies such as Three Amigos, Innerspace, as well as Father of the Bride.

Martin Short has never managed to amuse his audience during the course of his 50-year career. Not only that, but he is one of the few superstars who has succeeded in avoiding scandals. In the comedy film Mack & Rita, he recently portrayed the role “Cheese.” Martin Short is now starring in the TV program Only Murders in the Building as “Oliver Putnam.”

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