Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
Real Name/Full Name Christine Jane Baranski
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Christine Baranski
Birth Place: Buffalo, New York
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 May 1952
Age/How Old: 71 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 79 Kg
In Pounds – 174 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Lucien Baranski
Mother – Virginia (née Mazurowska)
Siblings: N/A
School: Villa Maria Academy
College: Juilliard School
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Widow
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Mathew Cowles
Kids/Children Name: Isabel and Lily
Profession: Actress and singer
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

When you are born in a family with certain beliefs and practises, we tend to follow in the same footsteps and most of the time, we adopt it all to become part of us. The same thing happens when you are born in a family who are very much into a certain career. Whether it is your immediate family member or it is your lineage, there are chances that you will also have a few genes and is likely to follow the same path.

Although there are people who don’t believe in this, it has been proven to be true in Christine’s life. Her grandparents were Polish actors and was very good in the film industry and today, Christine is known as a great American actress and singer who has achieved a lot in life. One of her most notable work is in sitcom Cybill (1995-98) where she was casy as Maryann Thorpe.

Well, how well do you know about Christine Baranski? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Christine Baranski’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Christine Baranski to date.

Biography and Early Life

It was on 2nd of May in 1952 when Christine landed on planet earth and she was named Christine Jane Baranski upon her birth. Christine was born in Buffalo, New York in the United States of America to Lucien Baranski and Virginia (née Mazurowska). Her father is known for editing a Polish-language newspaper.

Although Christine is American by birth, she is of Polish descent and both her grandparents were celebrated actors in the Polish theatre. Christine was born and raised in Cheektowaga which was a Polish-Catholic neighbourhood. There is however no information of whether Christine had siblings or she was the only child in the family since she doesn’t talk about it.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Christine Baranski in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Christine Baranski’s age is 71 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024 having been born on 2 May 1952. Though, she is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 174lbs in Pound and 79kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Blonde.


Christine loved acting from a very young age as she was raised watching her grandparents act in the theatre. Although she was also sure that is what she wanted to do for a living, she also understood the importance of education and she gave it the first priority. After graduating from high school, she joined New York City’s Juilliard School where she took Drama Division Group 3: 1970-1974. In 1974, she graduated receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama. This paved way for her and gave her the confidence of pursuing her career in the film industry.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Once you are so good in your career and things have worked so well for an individual, the next important thing many focus on is having a family of their own. Things were not so different for Christine because when she felt the time is right, she was ready to open her heart to love and when she met Matthew Cowles in early 1980s, she was sure he was the right man for her. The two dated for some time and later decided to tie the knot in 1983. One year later, in 1984, they welcomed their firstborn child, a daughter whom they named Isabel Cowles.

The family of three was very happy together and their joy was even more in 1987 when they welcomed their second child. They received another daughter and they decided to name her Lily Cowles and she was born in 1987. Isabel chose a very different career from her parents since she is a lawyer. But just as we would all expect, one of the two beautiful girls in the family would follow into her parent’s footsteps and this is exactly what happened.

Their lastborn daughter Lily is today known as a great actor just like her mother and late dad. Unfortunately, after the couple being together for more than 30 years, Matthew Cowles suffered from congestive heart failure and succumbed to death on 22nd May 2014. This was a great blow for Christine but she is comforted to have her grownup daughters with her. She has never got married since then.

Is Christine Baranski Lesbian?

Christine Baranski is not a lesbian. She has been married to her late husband for more than 30 years. Although we don’t know her other relationships before she met Mathew, her marriage is enough to prove her interest is only in men.

Professional Career

Christine’s Off-Broadway’s debut was in Coming Attractions in 1980 and since then, she has been cast in several Off-Broadway productions including Sally and Marsha in 1982. Her Broadway debut was also in the same year (1980) in Hide & Seek. Since she joined the film industry, she has been cast in many projects some of which include; The Real Thing, Boeing Boeing, A Little Night Music and The Birdcage among others.


Christine’s work as an actress has been so amazing that she has received many awards and nominations for the same. Some of these include; 15 Emmy Award nominations and one win, Tony and Drama Desk Awards wins among others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Christine Baranski in 2024

Christine Baranski Net Worth
Christine Baranski Net Worth

Christine is happy that her work on the screen has not only earned her a name but also great wealth. As of 2024, she has a net worth of $15 million, all of which she has won from her career as an actress. Although she is also a singer, she is more into acting than in the music industry.

Baranski has also been featured in many films and television series and soap operas. These include; Mamma Mia, Into The Woods and A Bad Moms Christmas among others. In soap operas, she has been cast in Another World and All My Children just to mention a few.


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