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Facts About Ed O'Neill From Modern Family - Catherine Rusoff’s Husband

Published Fri Sep 13 2019 By Akki
Facts About Ed O'Neill From Modern Family - Catherine Rusoff’s Husband

The American actor and comedian. Ed O'Neill aka Edward Leonard O'Neill is very famous for his role in the sitcom series "Married... with Children" as Al Bundy. 

He was nominated twice in the 1992 & 1993 Golden Globes in the category of best TV actress for Married with Children.

Ed was born on Friday, April 12, 1946, in Youngstown, Ohio, USA. His birth sign is Aries and belongs to the white ethnicity/race. He was the son of a steel mill worker and truck driver Edward Phillip O'Neill, Sr., and Ruth Ann Quinlan, who is a homemaker and social worker.

Here are 10 facts about Ed O'Neil's life;

What's his Net Worth? 

Ed O'Neill has accumulated a whopping net worth of $65 million through his professional career as an actor. He charges around $500,000 per episode for his role in the comedy TV series 'Modern Family' as Jay Pritchett. 

Furthermore, his income from guest appearances in shows, events, and programs also contributes to his huge fortune.

Ed O'Neill caught driving.
Ed O'Neill poses for a picture with his sexy beast Car.
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O'Neill has been endorsed by top multi-million dollar companies for ads and campaigning for their goods and products. He takes a massive amount of signed checks after his work with the organization. He has appeared in a number of national TV commercials including the 1999 "1-800-COLLECT" ads.

House in LA

Ed bought a lavish villa in 2019 for $6.35 million with beautiful ocean views in Hawaii as stated in the Los Angeles Times. The house was built in 2008 over 4,204 square feet including four bedrooms, and 4 bathrooms with indoor-outdoor living spaces. 

Ed also owns a beautiful ranch-style mansion designed by Cliff located in Los Angeles, California. He purchased the house in 2011 for $3.05 million from cinematographer Robert Richardson. 

Ed Hawaii house
Ed O'Neill brought a new house in 2019.
Image Source: LA Times

Wife - Catherine Rusoff 

The millionaire, Ed O'Neill is married to his longtime girlfriend Catherine Rusoff, who is an actress and dancer. The lovebirds had a gigantic wedding ceremony and exchanged vows in 1986. The couple is blessed with two beautiful children and enjoys a wonderful moment together. 

Two Children 

The American actor,O'Neill shares two kids with his wife Catherine Rusoff; two beautiful daughters Sophia O'Neill and Claire O'Neill. Claire is the first child of the pair, born in 1996 in the United States. 

Sophia is an American actor, who worked in the hit TV series 'Modern Family' along with her father Ed. She is the youngest member of the family born in 1999 in the USA.

Four Siblings 

The twice Golden Globes nominee actor, Ed O'Neill has four siblings; two young brothers and two young sisters. He is the oldest son of Edward Phillip O'Neill, Sr., and Ruth Ann Quinlan.

Education - Alma Mater

Growing up in Youngstown, Ohio, Ed O'Neill studied and graduated from Ursuline High School. He was a high-school football star and won a state championship. He attended Ohio University on a football scholarship but later transferred to Youngstown State University.

Ed O'Neill kissing in cheeks of his wife.
Ed O'Neill and Catherine Rusoff poses for a photo.
Image Source: Celeb Biz

Body Measurement 

The 77-year-old Ed is a super cool, old, and famous actor. He is one the tallest actors from his era with a height of 6 ft. 1 inch (1.85 m) and poseweighing 110 kg (243 lb). He has magnetic blue eyes which can falter any woman. His hair is turning grey from a natural black color as per aging.

Brazilian Ju-Jitsu - Martial Art 

O'Neill is a martial artist and holds a black belt in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu. He trained BJJ for over 22 years from Rorion Gracie from the famous Gracie family. He earned his black belt in 2007 after 15 years of training.


Ed O'Neill has played over 69 hit movies and TV series over 39 years of dedication in the show business. His excellent work has earned him a huge fan base and a positive rating from critics. On August 30, 2011, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

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