Martin Short Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

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Martin Short was born on 26 March 1950, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is a Canadian actor. His full name is Martin Hayter Short with title OC (Order of Canada). Similarly, he is widely recognized for his performance in Second City TV, Saturday Night Live, Father of the Bride, etc.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 71 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 70 Kg. Additionally, he has a well-maintained physique and has blue eyes and light brown hair.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status, he was in a very romantic and happy marital life with Canadian comic, Nancy Dolman. The couple also had adopted three children, Katherine, Henry, and Oliver. But it was very bad news that saddened him and the whole world that Nancy died from Ovarian cancer in 2010.


Regarding his family, his father’s name is Charles Patrick Short whereas his mother’s name is Olive Hayter. He also has two older brothers, Brian Short and Michael Short, and an older sister Nora Sister. Additionally, he also had an older brother David Short, who died in 1963. 

Education, School/College University

Talking about his education profile, he studied at Westdale Secondary School. He then enrolled in McMaster University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. 


The Canadian actor started his acting career in the year 1972 where he played in the Canadian youth series, Right On. Similarly, he then played the role of Johnny Del Bravo in The David Steinberg Show from 1976 to 1977 pursuing excellence in acting. Likewise, he has played in several movies, shows, and TV series such as Cross My Heart, Clifford, Mars Attacks!, A Simple Wish, The Prince of Egypt, Treasure Planet,  Frankenweenie, For the Record, Taxi, Second City, Tall Tales & Legends, etc.

Martin Short Biography
Martin Short Biography [Image Source: Facebook @martinhaytershort]

Besides, he is best known for his performance in Saturday Night Live, SCTV along with his brother Bob Dolman. He also appeared as a judge in Canada Got Talent in 2012, and in  Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in 2001 winning $ 32000 for his charity to Loyola High School. Moreover, his most recent works count the portrayal of Franck Eggelhoffer in Father of the Bride, Part 3(ish) (2020), Father Willoughby in The Willoughby (2020), Oliver in Only Murders in the Building (2021), Leprechaun in Schmigadon! (2021), etc. Furthermore, he has received several awards and honors, getting honored with the Order of Canada, Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, and a star in Canada’s Walk of Fame being of the highest pride. 

Martin Short’s Social Media

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Martin Short’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Martin Short.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Martin Short? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? Martin Short has accumulated a huge amount of net worth of $ 40 million, which he has earned from his successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Martin Hayter Short
  • Title: OC (Order of Canada)
  • Profession: Actor
  • Age: 71 years
  • Date of Birth: 26 March 1950
  • Birth Place: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches
  • Weight: 70 Kg
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Light Brown 
  • Ethnicity/Race: Irish 
  • School: Westdale Secondary School
  • College/University: McMaster University
  • Father: Charles Patrick Short 
  • Mother: Olive Hayter
  • Sibling: David Short (Older Brother), Brian Short (Older Brother), Nora Short (Older Sister) & Michael Short (Older Brother) 
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 40 million
  • Source of Income: Acting 

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