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Catherine O'Hara


Facts of Catherine O'Hara

Catherine O'Hara is a Canadian actress, writer, and comedian who first gained attention as an actress as a member of The Second City improvisational comedy troupe in Toronto on 1974.

Married, Husband

She is currently married to her husband Bo Welch who is an American production designer and filmmaker. 

The couple met on the set of Beetlejuice which is a 1988 American fantasy-comedy-horror film directed by Tim Burton.  

After that, the duo started dating for sometimes and got engaged

They got married in 1992 in the presence of their close friends and family.

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Here is a picture of the romantic couple from 2011 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter.

Catherine O'Hara Husband
Catherine O'Hara Husband Source: Zimbio

Catherine with her spouse together have two children named Matthew Welch (born on 1994), and Luke Welch (born on 1997) both of them are a son.

Net Worth

Catherine has an estimated net worth of whopping $8 million

She has accumulated her wealth by being cast in several movies and television shows.

Here is a list of some few movies in which Catherine was cast. 

Movies NameBudgetBox Office Collection 
Penelope$15 million$21 million
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York$20 million$359 million
Beetlejuice$15 million$74.2 million
Killers$75 million$98 million

She was cast in the role in 2006 British-American fantasy romantic comedy alongside Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Reese Witherspoon, Peter Dinklage, and Richard E. Grant

Catherine played the role of Jessica Wilhern in the movie.

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She also starred in 1992 movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York which is a sequel to the 1990 film Home Alone

The film had a massive box office collection. The movie was directed by Chris Columbus and produced and written by John Hughes.

She played the lead role in Tim Burton directed 1988 movie Beetlejuice where she met her current partner Bo Welch who was a production designer in the movie. 

The film did beautiful not only on the box office and her career as well as on her personal life.

She played the role of Mrs. Kornfeldt in 2010 American action comedy film Killers which has Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher in the lead role.

Her chemistry with Eugene Levy on the American mockumentary comedy film Best in Show was loved by the audience. 

Their acting in the film was so convincing that lead people to think they were husband and wife in real life. 

Catherine and Eugene played the role of the middle-class couple from Florida named Gerry and Cookie Fleck

In 2001, for her performance in Best in Show, she won American Comedy Awards for Funniest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture and Canadian Comedy Awards for Pretty Funny Female Performance in Film.

She has also won numerous awards for portraying the role of Moira Rose in the Canadian TV show Schitt’s Creek

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The sitcom has aired for five seasons another there will be other seasons as well. 

She won 2016 ACTRA Toronto Awards for Outstanding Performance (Female) and also Canadian Screen Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role in 2016, 217, 2018 and 2019 for the same show. 

She is loved for her accent in the show. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, when Catherine was asked about 

“What do people most often ask you about playing Moira?”, 

she answered, 

“When will there be a wardrobe sale? 

And the second question is, 

"where the hell did my accent come from?”. 

In the below video you can hear the Moira’s accent which is fun to hear.

Info and Highlights (Age, Wiki)

  1. The beautiful actress celebrates her birthday on March 24.
  2. She was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on 1954.
  3. She is 65 years of age as on 2019.
  4. Her parents had seven children, and she was a sixth of seven.
  5. She grew up in a big family of Irish descent and was raised Catholic.
  6. Her nationality is Canada but currently resides in Los Angeles, California, the US with her husband.
  7. Height: She has an average height of 5 feet 4 inches which is 1.63 meters. The information about her weight is not known and is under review.
  8. We provide more information about Catherine than other wiki sites.
Updated On Tue Feb 16 2021 Published On Wed Sep 18 2019 By paper-boat

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