Catherine O'Hara
Catherine O’Hara
Celebrated Name: Catherine O’Hara
Real Name/Full Name: Catherine Anne O’Hara
Gender: Female
Age: 70 years old
Birth Date: 4 March 1954
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Weight: 54 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Bo Welch
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Matthew and Luke)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Catherine O’Hara Lesbian?: No
Profession: Actress, comedian, and writer
Salary: $1.28 million
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Catherine O’Hara is a very popular Canadian actress, comedian as well as a writer. She began her career in 1974 as an actress after becoming a member of the Second City comedy troupe. From this turning point in her life, she has landed more and more roles over the years she has been active. She is a recipient of a lot of awards for her outstanding performance.

Maybe you know about Catherine O’Hara very well But do you know how old and tall is she, and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Catherine O’Hara’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Catherine, born Catherine Anne O’Hara, was born on 4 March 1954 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is the sixth child out of seven to Charles O’Hara, a businessman, and Marguerite O’Hara, a stage actress, and opera singer. She must have grown her singing passion from her mother. Her siblings are Michael Patrick, Marc, and Margaret, just to name a few. Her sister, Mary, is a singer-songwriter.

O’Hara has not shared many details concerning her educational background, but she has disclosed that she graduated from Burnhamthorpe Collegiate Institute.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 4 March 1954, Catherine O’Hara is 70 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024. Her height is 5 feet 5 inches  tall, and weight is 54 kg.

Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Catherine O'Hara With Husband Bo Welch
Catherine O’Hara With Husband Bo Welch

Catherine is a family lady and has been married since 1992. She met her husband, Bo Welch, who is a production designer on the set of Beetlejuice. They exchanged their marital vows in 1992.

The couple is blessed with two sons, Matthew Welch, born in 1994, and Luke Welch, born in 1997. The couple has lived happily together all these years and has not faced any kind of marriage issues publicly.

She was raised a catholic, and in 1983, in an interview with Rolling Stone, she disclosed that she was a good catholic girl at heart. She is a dual citizen, holding both the U.S and Canadian citizenship.


O’Hara began her comedy career at the age of 20 years in 1974. This is after she joined the cast of The Second City, which was in her hometown. At the same time, she was an understudy for Gilda Radner but later, Radner left for Saturday Night Live. Two years down the line, the sketch created a sketch comedy show on SCTV, and O’Hara was a regular performer.

She landed voice roles in cartoons in the late 1970s and has continued with this throughout her career. In the early 1980s, when SCTV was faced with network deals, she landed a role to replace Ann Risley on Saturday Night Live but quit the show after a short time to join back SCTV after the show was signed on NBC.

Apart from comedy, O’Hara has been on television since the mid-1970. Her first television role was in “The Rimshots” based on the children’s television series, “Coming Up Rosie.” some of the other television roles she has played include in “Tales from the Crypt, Oh Baby, The Larry Sanders Show, and Morton & Hayes among many more.

She has also had a successful film career after having featured her debut in the 1980s after appearing in the film “Double Negative “alongside SCTV Co-stars Eugene Levy, John Candy, and Joe Flaherty.

In the years that followed, she appeared in several other films, including “After Hours, Heartburn, Beetlejuice Alone and the Sequel of the same, Unfortunate Events.”

O’Hara has voiced various animated films such as “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” Bartok the Magnificent, “Chicken Little,” “Monster House,,” and “The Adams Family.”  in 2017, she appeared in the first season of Netflix black comedy-drama series, “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” Two of the episodes were directed by her husband, Bo Welch, who also served as the production designer of the series.

Awards & Achievements

Catherine O’Hara has been a recipient of quite a number of awards. After her appearance in “For Your Consideration” in 2006, she won the National Board of Review’s Best Awards and was also nominated for the Independent Spirit Award.

She has also won ACTRA Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, American Comedy Awards, and many more awards and nominations.

Net Worth & Salary of Catherine O’Hara in 2024

Catherine O'Hara Net Worth
Catherine O’Hara Net Worth

As of June 2024, O’Hara has accumulated an estimated net worth of over $12 million. She has accumulated a decent amount of money through her career as an actress, writer, and also as comedian. She and her husband have worked together, and this has helped them grow their career together.

Because she is still active, her net worth is not expected to get lower. In 2020, she participated in the game, Who Want to Be a Millionaire, where she ended up winning $250 thousand for Upward Bound Houses.

From what we have seen above, Catherine O’Hara is one of the most talented ladies known. She has acted in so many films, which she began in her youth years and still doing or even now that she is old.

She has become an inspiration to many young people who think the entertainment industry cannot earn a living. All her life, she has earned her wealth through the industry.


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