Katherine Elizabeth Short- Truth About Martin Short’s daughter

Katherine Elizabeth Short

Katherine Elizabeth Short is the daughter of Martin Short. Katherine Elizabeth Short’s father Martin is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, singer, and writer. Martin has received various awards including two Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Tony Award.

Katherine Elizabeth Short: Bio Summary

Full NameKatherine Elizabeth Short
famous asDaughter of Martin Short
Age39 years old as of 2022
Date of BirthDecember 3, 1983
Place of Birth United States of America
Zodiac signSagittarius
Siblings Henry Short, Oliver Patrick Short
ParentsMartin Short, Nancy Dolman

Katherine Elizabeth Short was born on December 3, 1983, before she was adopted by  Henry Short and Oliver Patrick Short. As of 2022, she is 39 years old. She is not the only child of her parents, she has two other siblings. They are  Henry Short and Oliver Patrick Short. Both Siblings were also adopted. Kat’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius.


Katherine Short went to high school in Los Angeles, local to where she lived with his family. She graduated from New York University. The years in which he gained admission and also graduated have not been made public. The course she also studied at the University has also not been made public.


After graduating from the University, the hardworking lady is currently working as an actress and also a social worker, thus in the same industry as both his parents. Information related to his earnings or assets is not available in the public domain, so estimating his net worth is not possible at this time.

Katherine Elizabeth Short’s Parents

How did Katherine Elizabeth’s parents,  Short and Dolman meet? Short met Canadian comic actress Nancy Dolman in 1972 during the run of Godspell. The couple married in 1980. They got married in a beautiful ceremony in the presence of their friends, family, and loved ones.

Dolman retired from show business in 1985 to be a stay-at-home mother and raise their family. Short and his family makes their home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles. A profile of the couple appeared in the February 1987 issue of Vogue. He also has a home on Lake Rosseau in Ontario. They also kept a vacation home in Lake Rosseau, Ontario. He is a naturalized US citizen.

Katherine Elizabeth Short’s mother, Dolman died of ovarian cancer on August 21, 2010. Dolman was suffering from ovarian cancer and died on August 21, 2010, in Pacific Palisades, California, at the age of 58. According to the Los Angeles County Coroner, she died of natural causes. Dolman’s remains were cremated and her ashes were scattered from the dock of the Short family cottage, onto the waters of Lake Rosseau, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.

Steve Martin, a close friend of the family, dedicated a musical elegy for Dolman following her death titled, “The Great Remember (For Nancy)” in his collaborative album, Rare Bird Alert with the Steep Canyon Rangers.

Katherine Elizabeth Short’s father, Martin has two stars on Canada’s Walk of Fame. His brother, Michael, is a comedy writer and twice the winner of the Emmy Award for comedy sketch writing.


As said earlier, Katherine Elizabeth has two younger siblings, a younger sister Oliver Patrick Short and the youngest brother Henry Hayter Short. Oliver graduated from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business. He currently working at Warner Brothers.

Katherine Short’s youngest brother, Henry was born on August 4, 1989. He graduated in 2012 from the University of Notre Dame, just like Oliver. Verified, reliable information about his job or career path is not available at this time.

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