The veteran actress Catherine Keener is known for her notable appearance in movies like The 40-year-old Virgin, Capote and Into the Wild.
She is one of the most prolific actresses in Hollywood who has successfully marked her presence in the entertainment industry with several nominations, awards, and accolades under her belt.
Catherine Keener Husband & Children
Delving into Catherine’s personal life, she was married to actor Dermot Mulroney for 17 years. Dermot is an American actor and musician who has been active in the industry since 1986.
Reportedly, Catherine met her estranged husband while filming for Survival Quest in 1986. The duo eventually fell in love and got married in 1990.
Catherine Keener and Dermot Mulroney. (Photo: Getty Images)
Nine years after exchanging the wedding vows, the duo welcomed their first child, a son named Clyde Keener on 21 June 1999. And almost six years after adding a new member in their family, the couple got separated in May 2005.
Following the sourness in their relationship, the couple decided to end their married life with a divorce. Dermot filed for divorce on 11 June 2007, which was finalized on 19 December 2007. Their son was just nine-year-old when they parted ways.
Clyde is now 20-year-old and is a singer.
After the divorce, Dermot got married to Tharita Catulle with whom he has two children- daughters, Mabel and Sally June.
Her Net Worth
The versatile actress, Catherine Keener has an amazing net worth of $ 8 million assembled from her appearance in various movies and TV series.
Catherine, who began acting while in college, made her acting debut in 1986. During that time, she appeared in American comedy romantic drama, About Last Night… and American legal drama television series, L.A. Law. After that, she had a supporting role in Ohara from 1987 to 1988.
Catherine has been appearing as Deirdre in Kidding since 2018. She also provided her voice to Evelyn Deavor / Screenslaver in Incredibles 2. In the year 2019, she appeared in Modern Love as Julie.
Catherine has also provided her voice for Ugga in 2020 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film, The Croods 2.
Early Life & Parents
Catherine was born with mixed ethnicity to parents, Evelyn and Jim. Born to a mother of Lebanese descent and a father of Irish descent, Catherine was the middle of five children of her parents.
Catherine loved movies from a young age. She used to watch western movies all the time with her father who was from North Carolina.
As a child, Catherine dressed conservatively and was planned to be a nun. Catherine, who was raised Roman Catholic, attended the Monsignor Edward Pace High School. She later attended a public school for half a year after being kicked out of Catholic school. However, she joined the Catholic school again in the senior year.
She also attended Wheaton College in Massachusetts where she learned English and History. It was the time when she splashed herself in acting.