Martin Short
Martin Short
Celebrated Name: Martin Short
Real Name/Full Name: Martin Hayter Short OC
Gender: Male
Age: 74 years old
Birth Date: 26 March 1950
Birth Place: Hamilton, Canada
Nationality: Canadian, American
Height: 1.71 m
Weight: 68 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Nancy Dolman (m. 1980–2010)
Children: Yes (Henry Short, Katherine Elizabeth Short, Oliver Patrick Short)
Profession: Canadian-American comedian, actor, voice artist, singer, and writer
Net Worth in 2024: $30 million
Last Updated: June 2024

One of the most famous Canadian-American actor and comedian Martin Short is famous for his work on TV. The man who showcased his skills on Saturday Night Live and SCTV.

Maybe you know about Martin Short very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Martin Short’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

Short was born on 26th March 1950 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Martin was entertaining from his childhood. He was family very supportive of knowing his dream of making it big in the entertainment industry. He had a lot of sad memories in his childhood. When he was 12, his brother died, and at the age of 18, his mother died after a long battle with cancer. After a few years, his father died too.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 26 March 1950, Martin Short is 74 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.71 m tall, and his weight is 68 kg.


In 1972, he got his first role in Godspell. On Canadian music show, Right On in 1972, he was seen as a host. His next work was The Associates in 1979. Next, he did TV show I was a Big Girl Now in 1980. He was associated with SCTV, which features a lot of amazing talents like Dave Thomas, Catherine O’Hara, Rick Moranis, Andrea Martin, Eugene Levy, and John Candy.

Martin is famous for the imitation of Jerry Lewis and Dustin Hoffman. Saturday Night Live is another show which he is famous for. His other famous works are Three Amigos, Innerspace, Father of the Bride, The Goodbye Girl, and The Producers.

Awards & Achievements

Talented actors like Martin got a lot of awards too. He got Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing – Variety Series in the year 1983. In 1999 he got Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. Martin got Earle Grey Award in the year 1995 and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical and Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical award in the year 1999.

He got Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Special in the year 2014, and the very next year, he got Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award. In the year 2016, Short got Canadian Screen Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2017 Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance in an Animated Program or Series.

Net Worth & Salary of Martin Short in 2024

Martin Short Net Worth
Martin Short Net Worth

Martin earned a lot in his career. His weekly salary from the hit TV show, Saturday Night Live, is $20,000. He donates prize from Who Wants To Be A Millionaire to Loyola High School of $32,000. The price for the three-bedroom flat he bought for his daughter Katherine is $1,100,000. As of June 2024, the net worth of Martin Short is $30 million.

He started his famous show Primetime Glick in the year 2001. He played the character of Jiminy Glick, a rotund and clueless journalist. He interviewed very famous persons like Tom Hanks, John McEnroe, and Tim Robbins. The show became such famous that a film was made on the show, Jiminy Glick in Leawood.

Martin appeared as a guest artist in Law & Order: SVU. He lives in California now with his family. His wife Nancy passed in 2010.



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