Martin Short Height Weight Age Net Worth

Martin Short

Martin Short
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Birth Date

March 26, 1950


74 years old


Canada - United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Light Brown

Eye color



5 ft 8 in | 173 cm

Net Worth

$40 Million


68 kg | 150 lbs

Shoe size

Not available

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Martin Hayter Short was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on March 26, 1950, is a Canadian-American actor.

Young Martin Short began his professional acting career in musical "Godspell" (1972) in role as Jeffrey, at Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto.

He made big screen debut in comedy film Lost and Found (1979) in role as Engel.

He got his television debut in Canadian youth series Right On (1972).

Martin's breakthrough performance came as a cast member of Saturday Night Live (1984–1985).

He landed his Broadway debut in a musical "The Goodbye Girl" (1993) in role as Elliot, at Marquis Theatre, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.

Martin Short Height and Weight

How tall is Martin Short and what is his weight? Martin Short's height is 5' 8" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 173 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 150 іn pоunds or 68 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Martin Short Age

Martin Short is 74 years old.

Martin Short Net Worth

Martin Short net worth is around 40 million dollars.

Best Movies

He played Franck Eggelhoffer in romantic comedy films:

Father of the Bride (1991)

Father of the Bride Part II (1995)

He won the Film Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award for his role as Rudy Blatnoyd in neo-noir crime film Inherent Vice (2014).

Three Amigos! (1986) Western comedy as Ned Nederlander

Innerspace (1987) science fiction comedy as Jack Putter

Mumford (1999) comedy drama as Lionel Dillard

Captain Ron (1992) comedy as Martin Harvey

Three Fugitives (1989) buddy crime comedy as Ned Perry

Pure Luck (1991) comedy as Eugene Proctor

Cross My Heart (1987) romantic comedy as David Morgan

Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) comedy as Richard Kempster

Alice in Wonderland (1999) fantasy as Mad Hatter

Voice film roles:

The Pebble and the Penguin (1994) as Hubie

The Prince of Egypt (1998) as Huy

Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) as Ooblar

Treasure Planet (2002) as B.E.N.

101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure (2003) as Lars

Khan Kluay (2006) as Jai

The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008) as Thimbletack

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (2011) as Kirk

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) as Stefano

Frankenweenie (2012) as Mr. Frankenstein / Mr. Bergermesiter / Nassor

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2013) as Appraiser / Jester

The Wind Rises (2013) as Kurokawa

Elliot the Littlest Reindeer (2018) as Lemondrop / Ludzinka / Blitzen

The Addams Family (2019) as Grandpa Frump

The Willoughbys (2020) as Father Willoughby

Back Home Again (2021) as Justin Beaver

Mack & Rita (2022) as Cheese

Best TV Shows

He was a cast member of Second City Television (SCTV) (1981–1984) and Saturday Night Live (1984–1985).

He was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy and two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Oliver Putnam in Hulu comedy series Only Murders in the Building (2021-2023).

He wrote and hosted talk show The Martin Short Show (1999-2000), for which was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Talk Show Host and Outstanding Talk Show.

He won three Canadian Screen Awards for Best Performance in an animated program or series for his voice role as The Cat in the Hat in PBS animated series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (2010–2018).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie and the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Frik in NBC miniseries Merlin (1998).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and a Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his role as Leonard Winstone in legal thriller television series Damages (2010).

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program for his role as Jiminy Glick / Various roles in Comedy Central television series Primetime Glick (2001-2003).

He wrote and co-hosted NBC television variety show Maya & Marty (2016), for which was nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy/Variety Sketch Series.

He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Dick Lundry in Apple TV+ drama television series The Morning Show (2019).

Comedy specials:

Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas (1985)

I, Martin Short, Goes Hollywood (1989)

I, Martin Short, Goes Home (2012)

Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life (2018), for which was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special and Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)


Graduated from Westdale High school in Hamilton, Ontario.

Graduated from McMaster University (1971), with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work.

Has two older brothers: Brian, Michael and one older sister, Nora, also had brother David (died 1962).

Has Irish and English ancestry.

He won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his Various roles in a musical "Little Me" (1998-1999), at Criterion Center Stage Right.

He was awarded the C.M. (Member of the Order of Canada) in 1994.

Good friends with actor Steve Martin.

Published his autobiography, I Must Say: My Life As A Humble Comedy Legend in 2014.

He voiced Wesley in video game Creature Crunch (1996).

He voiced B.E.N. in video game Treasure Planet (2002).

He is a member of the Canadian charity Artists Against Racism.

Lives in Palisades, California, United States.


He dated actress Gilda Radner (1972-1974).

He was married to actress Nancy Dolman (1980-2010), they had three adopted children: Katherine, Oliver and Henry.