Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
Celebrated Name: Holly Hunter
Real Name/Full Name: Holly Hunter
Gender: Female
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: March 20, 1958
Birth Place: Conyers, Georgia, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 6 inches
Weight: 60 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Janusz Kamiński (m 1995 d 2001)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Claude and Press)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): Yes (MacDonald) (2001)
Is Holly Hunter Lesbian?: No
Profession: American Actress, and Producer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $16 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Holly Hunter is a US actress and producer. She is known for her performance in a drama movie named “The Piano” (1993). She has also won the BAFTA Award, Academy Award, Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress, and Golden Globe Award.

She is also a seven-time nominee of Primetime Emmy Award that she won for Roe vs. Wade (in 1989), and The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (in 1993).

Some of her critically acclaimed performances include Raising Arizona (in 1987), Always (in 1989), Home for the Holidays (in 1995), Crash (in 1996), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (in 2000), The Incredibles (in 2004), its sequel Incredibles 2 (in 2018), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (in 2016), and The Big Sick (in 2017), that secured a nomination for “Screen Actors Guild Award” for her exemplary performance in a supporting role.

Maybe you know about Holly Hunter 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 Holly Hunter’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Holly Hunter was born in Conyers, Georgia. She is the daughter of her father, ‘Charles Edwin Hunter’, who is a sports goods manufacturer representative, and mother, ‘Opal Marguerite’ who is a housewife.

She began acting in the early 1970s at Rockdale County High School. She has performed in “Man of La Mancha,” “Fiddler on the Roof,” and “Oklahoma.” Hunter secured a degree in drama from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

She moved to NYC and started living with her fellow actress named Frances McDormand.

Holly Hunter has a problem since childhood, where she wasn’t able to hear with her left ear. This condition led to complications at work.

Personal Life

Holly Hunter got married to Janusz Kaminski, who happens to be a cinematographer of Saving Private Ryan and Schindler’s List from 1995 but got divorced in 2001. Later Hunter got into a relationship with a British actor named Gordon MacDonald in 2001. They met each other in San Jose Repertory Theatre’s production of “By the Bog of Cats,” where she played the character of a woman who got rejected by her lover of fourteen years. In this play, MacDonald and Holly played the lead roles.

In January 2006, the couple gave birth to twin boys as Press and Claude.

Holly does not believe in religion.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on March 20 1958, Holly Hunter is 66 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. Her height is 5 ft 6 inches tall, and her weight is 60 kg.


In 1981, Hunter made her debut in film in the movie “The Burning.”

She appeared in David Cronenberg’s “Crash” and “A Life Less Ordinary.” In 2003, she played a critically acclaimed role in the movie “Thirteen.” For her performance, she received nominations for “Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress,” and “the Academy Award.”

In 2004, she was starred in the romantic sarcasm “Little Black Book.” She also voiced in the hit animated superhero movie, “The Incredibles,” and “Incredibles 2” in 2018.

In 2005, she got starred in the black comedy show “The Big White.”

She became an executive producer of the drama “Saving Grace” that premiered in 2007.

For her remarkable acting, Hunter has received an Emmy Award nomination, two Screen Actors Guild Award nomination, and a Golden Globe Award nomination.

On May 30, 2008, she got the honor to become a celebrity on the “Hollywood Walk of Fame.” In 2009, Hunter got the “Women in Film Lucy Award.”

Awards & Achievements

In 1987, Holly Hunter starred in “Raising Arizona” and got nominated for an Academy Award for her incredible performance in film “Broadcast News.” The success that she gained in the film made her a critically acclaimed star.

She got nominated for the “Academy Award for Best Actress” for Broadcast News in 1987. She received the “Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress” for “The Firm” (in 1993).

She later got starred in “Once Around,” and received critical attention. She got nominated for two Academy Awards for the film “The Firm” as Best Supporting Actress. She got the “Best Actress Award” for the film “The Piano.”

In 2003, she received nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, and the Academy Award in the film Thirteen.

Net Worth & Salary of Holly Hunter in 2024

Holly Hunter Net Worth
Holly Hunter Net Worth

Holly Hunter is an accomplished American actress who has worked for several movies and earned awards and nominations. She also appears on the small screen in television serials. She receives $145 Thousand Per Episode. She has made a net worth of around $16 million as of July 2024.

Her big break came from playwright “Crimes of the Heart” that was followed by “The Miss Firecracker Contest.” Some of her highest-grossing, and critically acclaimed movies that include “The Burning,” “Broadcast News”(its popularity made her a household name), “The Piano” (received Oscar for Best Actress), “Living Out Loud,” “The Firm,” “Thirteen,” “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”, “Saving Grace” and “Harlan County War.”

Holly Hunter is regarded as one of the highly popular and established on-screen personalities in the US film industry. For her admiring acting performances, she is honored with several prestigious awards in her career.


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