William Katt
William Katt
Celebrated Name: William Katt
Real Name/Full Name: William Theodore Katt
Gender: Male
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 16 February 1951
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.74 m
Weight: 81 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Danielle Hirsch (m. 1993), Deborah Kahane (m. 1979–1986)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Dakota Katt, Clayton Katt, Emerson Katt)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is William Katt Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, voice artist and musician
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $800 thousand
Last Updated: July 2024

William Katt is a well-known film and television actor, voice artist, and musician who is best known for starring in the popular television series The Greatest American Hero. He received widespread recognition when he played the character of Tommy Ross in the film version of Carrie (1976). Later, he starred in movies, including First Love (1977), Big Wednesday (1978), and Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979).

Maybe you know about William Katt 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 William Katt’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

William Theodore Katt was born on February 16, 1951, in Los Angeles to his parents Bill Williams and Barbara Hale. His parents were professional television and film actors who starred in several popular movies of the 1950s.

Katt spent most of his childhood days in the San Fernando Valley. He completed his graduation from the Army & Navy Academy, Carlsbad, California.

He was interested in acting from childhood as both of his parents were trained actors. He used to imitate his favorite characters in front of his parents.

Personal Life

Katt married his wife, Deborah Kahane, in 1979. Together they are the parents of two children, Clayton and Emerson. The couple divorced in 1992. The following year, he got married to Danielle Hirsch with whom he has a daughter, Dakota, as well as a stepson, Andrew.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 16 February 1951, William Katt is 73 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. His height is 1.74 m tall, and his weight is 81 kg.


William Katt attended Orange Coast College before starting his music career. Later, he started working in summer stock theatre and also did various recurring roles in television shows. Katt made his acting debut in the 1976 horror movie Carrie in which he played the role of Tommy Ross. Critics, as well as audiences, highly appreciated his character.

In 1978, he played the role of a young surfer, Barlow, in the drama film Big Wednesday which was directed by renowned director John Milius. His real mother, Barbara Hale, played the character of his mother in the movie. His role in the film made him so well known that he was invited to present the Association of Surfing Professionals awards at their annual World Championship Tour ceremony.

The following year, Katt was seen as Sundance Kid in the film Butch and Sundance: The Early Days, which was released in 1979. He also starred in the romantic-drama film First Love in which he portrayed the character of a college student experiencing his first romantic relationship.

In 1981, he was seen in the filmed version of the Broadway musical comedy Pippin. However, the role which made him popular in every household was of Ralph Hinkley, a mild-mannered schoolteacher in the television series The Greatest American Hero.

In 1982, he signed with the record label MCA and released his first music album, Secret Smiles. Later, he starred in Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985), horror/comedy film House (1986), and House IV in 1992.

From 1985 and 1988, Katt appeared in nine Perry Mason television films in which he played the role of private detective Paul Drake Jr. He continues to appear on television and in recurring film roles and does voice acting as well. In the 2013 comedy movie, Paranormal Movie, Katt played himself.

Awards & Achievements

William Katt was nominated in the 2005 TV Land Award in the category of “Favorite Airborne Character” for his work in the television series The Greatest American Hero (1981).

He has not won any awards till now but has been able to win the hearts of people through his work in television series and movies.

Net Worth & Salary of William Katt in 2024

William Katt Net Worth
William Katt Net Worth

As of July 2024, William Katt has an estimated net worth of more than $800 thousand. He has been able to make this huge fortune through his successful career as an actor and artist.

Katt has appeared in several commercially hit movies, including Carrie (1976), First Love (1977), Big Wednesday (1978), Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979), and many more. He received much appreciation for the role in the television series, The Greatest American Hero.

Katt has also written the Greatest American Hero comic book and contributed to that series’ Facebook page. He also earns money through television commercials, brand endorsements, and media appearances.

William Katt is one of the most renowned and versatile actors in the world. He has worked in various types of movies and television series, which has been liked by audiences all over the world.


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