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Holly Hunter Biography

Updated On 16 Jun, 2023 Published On 05 Feb, 2016
Holly Hunter
In Relation

Facts of Holly Hunter

Date of Birth :
Age : 66 years old
Family Name : Hunter
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Pisces
Height : 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Holly Hunter
Birth Name Holly P. Hunter
Mother Opal Marguerite Catledge
Father Charles Edwin Hunter
Birth Place/City Conyers, Georgia
Profession Actress
Ethnicity White
Nationality Ameriacn
Net Worth $14 million
Body Measurements N/A
Hair Color White Brown
Eye Color Black
Weight in KG 55 kg
Married Yes
Married to Janusz Kami?ski (m. 1995)
Children Claude MacDonald, Press MacDonald
Divorce Janusz Kami?ski (m. 2001)
Education Carnegie Mellon University
Awards Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Broadcast News
Movies Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
TV Show Saving Grace

Relationship short Statistics of Holly Hunter

What is Holly Hunter marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): In Relation
How many children does Holly Hunter have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Holly Hunter having any relationship affair ?: Yes2 affair
Is Holly Hunter Gay ? No

An American actress and producer, Holly Hunter is better known for winning an Academy Award as Best Actress for her performance in the 1993 movie "The Piano". 

Holly Hunter - Married & Divorced from Janusz Kamiński

Talking about her personal life, actress Holly Hunter was once married to award-winning cinematographer, Janusz Kamiński. Hunter and her first husband Kaminski married in 1995 after briefly dating for a long time.

Holly Hunter is pictured alongside her former and first husband Janusz Kaminski.  SOURCE: Pinterest

Everything was going well between Hunter and her Kaminski. Unfortunately, after 6 years of their marital relationship, the couple got divorced due to some personal conflict. The former husband and wife lived in Beverly Hills which Kaminski had purchased for $2.1 million after their wedding.

In fact, it was Janusz who filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. Following their split, Janusz continued living at his home until he made his properties available for rent at a monthly price of $40,000 in 2016.

The marriage of Hunter and her former husband produced no children. Since their divorce, both Hunter and Kaminski have moved on from their divorce.

Hunter - Dating Gordon MacDonald since 2001

After her divorce, she started dating her new boyfriend Gordon MacDonald who is a British actor. Together they have twin children named Press MacDonald and Claude MacDonald. In 2021, Hunter and MacDonald are still dating each other and they seem to be very happy with each other.

A family picture of actress Holly Hunter and her husband Gordon MacDonald and their twin son. SOURCE: Pinterest

On the other hand, Hunter and her long-term boyfriend MacDonald never got married or engaged. It looks like, Hunter and her partner see no importance in marriage to keep their relationship last.

Career & Net Worth of Holly Hunter 

It's no secret that Holly Hunter is one of the sheer talented and accomplished actresses Hollywood has received. Well, in 1981 she made her debut in the horror movie The Burning. After that role, she was offered a role in the 1984's movie Swing Shift.

In 1995 she did two hit movies including the comedy-drama "Home for the Holidays" and the thriller movie "Copycat". During her career, she has been awarded many prestigious awards like Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in Motion Picture Drama and BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Likewise, Hunter also worked on The Piano, The Incredibles which was a box office success of $633 million, Thirteen, Raising Arizona, The Big Sick, The Firm, Broadcast News, Crash, Always, and Strange Weather among others.

And, throughout the decades of her golden career in the acting industry, Hunter managed to accumulate a net worth of no less than $16 million. Only in 2016, Hunter sold her Greenwich-based apartment for $7.6 million. Likewise, Hunter sold her South Oxford Street apartment for $4.5 million in 2018.

Quick Facts about Holly Hunter

  • Daughter of farmer Opal Marguerite and housemaker Charles Edwin Hunter.
  • She holds a degree in drama from Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Attended Rockdale County High School.
  • Hunter can't hear in her left ear due to mumps.
  • Hunter doesn't necessarily believe in religions and remains irreligious largely.
  • Born and raised in Conyers, Georgia.

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Holly Hunter Affairs

  1. First Affair with Arliss Howard

    Professionally he is an American actor. Couple were romantically linked for few months only. Reason behind their breakup is still unknown.

  2. Second Affair with Gordon Macdonald

    Professionally he is a British actor. She started dating him right after her divorce. Together they are parents of twin boys.

Holly Hunter Married

First Marriage with Janusz Kaminski

Professionally, he is a Polish cinematographer. They started dating back in 2005 and got married in the same year. They got divorced after 6 years.

Holly Hunter Children

SON : Press MacDonald

Mother: Gordon MacDonald

He has one twin brother. Currently he is studying in school level.

SON : Claude MacDonald

Mother: Gordon MacDonald

He is a very cute boy. His picture along with his twin brother can be found in different sites.

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