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Facts About Catherine O'Hara - American-Canadian Actress From "Schitt's Creek"

Published Sun Nov 03 2019 By aisha
Facts About Catherine O'Hara - American-Canadian Actress From "Schitt's Creek"

Catherine Anne O'Hara is a Canadian-American actress, writer, and comedian who was first noticed in 1974 as a member of the Second City which is an improvisational comedy troupe in Toronto. 

She was born on March 4, 1954, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada who is now 65 years old. Here are some facts about Catherine:

What's her Net Worth?

Catherine O'Hara has earned a fortune of $8 million from being an actress, comedian and writer. She is best known for her roles in films like After Hours, Beetlejuice, Home Alone, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Orange Country.

Husband - Bo Welch

Catherine O'Hara in black dress with her husband smiling who is in blue shirt black coat
Catherine O'Hara with her husband Bo Welch
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She is married to Bo Welch since April 25, 1992, and has been living happily for about 27 years. Bo is a filmmaker and production designer of Men In Black, Beetlejuice, Thor and many more. The pair have two sons.

House in LA

The Home Alone actress lives in a house in Los Angeles worth $1.25 million which she bought in March 1994. 

The house stands on 2,606 square feet land that includes four bedrooms, four bathrooms which are enclosed by big trees and a huge outdoor swimming pool. Catherine lives happily in the house with her husband and with her three children.

Two Children

As we have mentioned about two sons of Catherine O'Hara and Bo Welch they are Luke Welch who was born in 1997 and is 22 years old now. Another one is Matthew Welch who was born in 1994 and is 25 years old now.

Three Siblings

Catherine has three siblings, Mary Margaret O'Hara who is a Canadian singer and a songwriter, Marc O'Hara is an actor and Michael Patrick O'Hara is a film producer. 

Canada's Walk of Fame

In 2007, Catherine was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto.

Winter Olympics

Catherine O'Hara in black dress while joining hands with two boys wearing same clothes, red jacket and black pant while performing at Winter Olympics
Catherine O'Hara while performing at Winter Olympics
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Catherine made a special appearance  at the Vancouver 2010, Winter Olympics, showing up for the Closing Ceremonies.

Performed with Northern Lights

Being a singer and songwriter, she has performed with the group Northern Lights in 1985 on the song 'Tears Are Not Enough' from the album We Are The World.


Catherine O'Hara wearing black dress while looking up and smiling holding her golden Canadian Screen Award
Catherine O'Hara holding her Canadian Screen Award
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The talented actress O'Hara has been nominated for 32 awards while she has won a total of 16 awards. She has won one Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program.

Founding member of SCTV

Catherine started her career in 1974 as a cast members of The Second City Television/SCTV in her own native, Toronto. After two years she the SCTV created another sketch comedy series where Catherine became a regular performer and also became one of the founding member of SCTV in 1976.


The talented Catherine O'Hara has not only performed as an actress she also has written many series like Andrea Martin... Together Again, Really Weird Tales, The Steve Allen, Comedy Hour, SCTV, SCTV network and a movie from Cleveland.

Body Measurement

The gorgeous O'Hara actress stands 5 Feet 4 Inches tall with figure 35-23-36 having light brown eye color and brown hair color.

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