Martin Short was born in 1950 and he is over 64 years old. He is known because of his natural acting with the comic timing in different movies or TV shows. His birth place is called Hamilton and it is found in Canada and this is why he is of Canadian nationality. He has an average height of 5 feet and 7 inches. He is active on the social media sites like twitter and Instagram and he posts the updates and pictures on these sites. He is a successful man and this is reflected in his income and earnings. His net worth is over 25 million dollars.
His personal life is not that perfect as it has been for his career. He dated his girlfriend called Nancy Dolman and they decided to get married. The couple was happy to live as a wife and a husband but this did not last long since Nancy died because of Ovarian Cancer. He has three children through adoption and they are Patrick Short, Henry Short and Elizabeth Short. Before the death of his wife, none of the two had any divorce.
Together with his family, they live in California, the place called Pacific Palisades. He has also a home in Ontario near the Lake Rousseau. He is a US citizen through naturalization. Martin Short has two stars at Canada’s Walk Of Fame. He has a brother called Michael and he is a comedy-writer who won Emmy Award twice because of comedy sketch writing.
The brother to his late wife is Bob Dolman and he is a director and a screenwriter. He served together with Short to write for SCTV. Short is the first cousin to Clare Short, he is a former member to British Parliament and also a former British cabinet minister.
Martin Short was in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire in the episode of 2001. Regis Philbin was the host, Short won 32,000 dollars to be given to the charity called Loyola High School. Short is active campaigner for Women’s Research Cancer Fund and he were given the Courage Award for his wife who died because of cancer.
Martin Short works in many capacities as a producer, singer, writer and comedian. He is known for the comedy work he did in Saturday Night Live. He also starred in other comedy films like Father of the Bride, Three Fugitives, Innerspace, Three Amigos, Jungle 2 Jungle, Mars Attacks and Father of Bride Part II. He is the one who created the character of Ed Grimley and Jiminy Glick. He won Tony Award to be a leading actor in the musical of Little Me for Broadway revival of 1999.
Martin Short is the youngest in the five children of Charles Patrick Short who was a corporate executive for Stelco, a steel company in Canada and Olive Grace who was a concertmistress for Hamilton Symphony Orchestra.