One of the most famous Canadian-American actor and comedian Martin Short is famous for his work in TV. The man who showcased his skills on Saturday Night Live and SCTV. Keep reading to know more about Martin Short’s net worth in 2019.
Short was born on 26th March 1950 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Martin was entertaining from his childhood. He was family was very supportive to know his dream of making it big in the entertainment industry. He had a lot of sad memories in his childhood. When he was 12 his brother died and at the age of 18, his mother died after a long battle with cancer. After a few years, his father died too.
In 1972, he got his first role in Godspell. On Canadian music show, Right On in 1972, he was seen as a host. His next work was The Associates in 1979. Next, he did TV show I’m a Big Girl Now in 1980. He was associated with SCTV, which features a lot of amazing talents like Dave Thomas, Catherine O’Hara, Rick Moranis, Andrea Martin, Eugene Levy, and John Candy.
Martin is famous for the imitation of Jerry Lewis and Dustin Hoffman. Saturday Night Live is another show which he is famous for. His other famous works are Three Amigos, Innerspace, Father of the Bride, The Goodbye Girl, and The Producers.
Awards & Achievements
Talented actor like Martin got a lot of awards too. He got Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing – Variety Series in the year 1983. In 1999 he got Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. Martin got Earle Grey Award in the year 1995 and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical and Tony Award for Best Lead Actor in a Musical award in the year 1999.
He got Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Special in the year 2014 and the very next year he got Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award. In the year 2016, Short got Canadian Screen Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2017 Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance in an Animated Program or Series.
Net Worth of Martin Short
Martin earned a lot in his career. His weekly salary from the hit TV show, Saturday Night Live is $20,000. He donates prize from Who Wants To Be A Millionaire to Loyola High School of $32,000. The price for the three bedroom flat he bought for her daughter Katherine is $1,100,000. Right now the net worth of Short is $25 million.
He started his famous show Primetime Glick in the year 2001. He played the character of Jiminy Glick, a rotund and clueless journalist. He interviewed very famous persons like Tom Hanks, John McEnroe, and Tim Robbins. The show became such famous that a film was made on the show, Jiminy Glick in Lalawood.
Martin appeared as a guest artist in Law & Order: SVU. He lives in California now with his family. His wife Nancy passed in 2010.