Who is Martin Short? Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Marriage, Career

Martin Short

Martin Short is a Canadian and American actor, comedian, singer, and writer. Martin Short is well known for his roles on the television shows SCTV and Saturday Night Live.

Quick Facts

Known For Saturday Night Live
Full Name Martin Short
Profession Actor
Nationality Canadian
Age 73 years old
Date of Birth March 26, 1950
Birthplace Hamilton, Canada
Zodiac Sign Aries

Martin Short Biography

Martin Hayter Short, better known as Martin Short, was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on March 26, 1950. Martin is currently 73 years old and of American-Canadian descent. Furthermore, this multi-talented man is born under the sign of Aries and is of mixed Irish and English origin. He was the youngest of Olive Hayter’s (mother) and Charles Patrick Short’s (father) five children (father). His father works for Stelco and his mother is the concertmistress for the Hamilton Symphony Orchestra.

He also has three older brothers, David, Michael, and Brian, as well as an older sister named Nora. Michael, his brother, is a comedy writer who has won two Emmy Awards for penning comedy sketches.

Martin Short Body Measurement

This man is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 68 kilograms. He also has blue eyes and light brown hair, and there is no more information about his body proportions.


Martin Short

Martin Short Career

He earned his first break as an actor during his senior year at university when he was cast in the play ‘Godspell.’ In 1979, he starred in the American sitcom “The Associates.” In 1980, he joined the cast of Diana Canova and Danny Thomas’ sitcom “I’m a Big Girl Now.” He was cast in the 1984–85 season of “Saturday Night Live.”

Since then, he has appeared in a number of additional films and television shows. He has over 90 acting credits to his name. ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘BoJack Horseman,’ ‘Modern Family,’ ‘Maya & Marty,’ ‘Difficult People,’ ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,’ ‘Mulaney,’ ‘Working the Engels,’ ‘Frankenweenie,’ ‘How I Met Your Mother,’ and ‘The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause,’ are among the films and television shows featured.

Martin Short Net Worth

This performer was nominated for the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award in 2013 and 2015. He has received 10 acting awards and has had 38 nominations. He also won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in ‘Little Me.’He has made a lot of money in his career as an actor, comedian, singer, and writer. Furthermore, his net worth is estimated to be approximately $40 million as of September 2023, yet he has yet to publicly declare his earnings and salaries.

Martin Short Relationship

He had a long-term romance with actress Gilda Radner. In addition, in 1998, he married actress Nancy Dorman. Katherine, Oliver, and Henry are the names of the couple’s three children. Nancy passed away on August 21, 2010 from ovarian cancer.

After an unpleasant interview with Kathie Lee Gifford in which Kathie asked him about his wife, knowing that she had died two years prior, Martin became embroiled in scandal. He was also embroiled in a new issue after portraying Dr. Fredric Brandt in the sitcom ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,’ who recently committed suicide, prompting the television media to focus on the impact of parody on the lives of those criticized. There are no rumors about him or his profession at the moment.