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Catherine Keener Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Husband

Catherine Keener Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth March 26, 1959
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Blue-Green

Catherine Keener is an American actress who has built an impressive repertoire by playing complex female characters in films like Being John Malkovich (1999), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Capote (2005), Into the Wild (2007), Synecdoche, New York (2008), Walking and Talking (1996), Lovely and Amazing (2001), Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010), Little Pink House (2017), Get Out (2017), Please Give (2010), to name a few.

Born Name

Catherine Ann Keener

Nick Name


American actress Catherine Keener
American actress Catherine Keener (Katherine_keener / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Miami, Florida, United States





Catherine completed her high school education at Monsignor Edward Pace High School in Florida.

Furthermore, she graduated from Wheaton College in Massachusetts with a Bachelor of arts degree in American Studies in 1983. While there, she was also enrolled in the college’s theater course.




  • Father – James Keener (Owner of an Auto Shop)
  • Mother – Evelyn Keener
  • Siblings – Elizabeth Keener (Younger Sister) (Actress, Real Estate Agent)


Catherine Keener has been represented by The Gersh Agency in California.

Net Worth

As of 2024, Catherine Keener’s net worth was $8 million according to




5 ft 7 in or 170 cm


65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Catherine has dated –

  1. Dermot Mulroney (1987-2007) – She met and fell in love with her co-star Dermot Mulroney during the shooting of the film Survival Quest (1989) in 1987. The couple tied the knot after 3 years of dating on November 17, 1990. They welcomed a son together named Clyde Keener Mulroney (b. June 21, 1999), who works as a singer. However, their marriage ended in divorce on December 19, 2007.
  2. Benicio Del Toro (2008-2009)
(From l to r) Catherine Keener, Nicole Holofcener, Amanda Peet, and Rebecca Hall as seen together in 2010
(From l to r) Catherine Keener, Nicole Holofcener, Amanda Peet, and Rebecca Hall as seen together in 2010 (Clementine Gallot / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0 DEED)

Race / Ethnicity


She has English, Irish, German, and Scottish ancestry on her father’s side and is of Lebanese descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Frequently works with directors Nicole Holofcener and Spike Jonze
  • High cheekbones
  • Shy personality
Catherine Keener as seen in 2014
Catherine Keener as seen in 2014 (GabboT / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

Catherine Keener Facts

  1. She has been the filmmaker Nicole Holofcener’s muse and the two have collaborated together on acclaimed films like Lovely and Amazing (2001), Friends with Money (2006), Walking and Talking (1996), Please Give (2010), Enough Said (2013), etc.
  2. Catherine starred opposite the then-unknown Brad Pitt in one of his earlier films Johnny Suede (1991). The two have maintained a close friendship over the years, and are known to attend each other’s movie premieres frequently. Lastly, she is also good friends with Pitt’s ex-wife, Jennifer Aniston.
  3. As of 2024, 3 of her films have been Academy Award nominees for ‘Best Picture’: Capote (2005), Captain Phillips (2013), and Get Out (2017).
  4. Her most notable film role is playing the author Harper Lee opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman‘s Oscar-winning performance as Truman Capote in the¬†biographical drama, Capote (2005). Lee, who was Capote’s lifelong best friend, refused to meet Catherine for the role and did not cooperate with the filmmakers during the film’s production. However, once the film was released, Lee reached out to Keener saying that she enjoyed the film.
  5. She is often confused with the actress and ex-wife of Tom Cruise, Mimi Rogers.
  6. Catherine has received the ‘Best Supporting Actress’ Oscar nominations for playing Maxine Lund in Being John Malkovich (1999) and the author Harper Lee in Capote (2005).

Featured Image by Katherine_keener / Instagram

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