Marlee Matlin
Marlee Matlin
Real Name/Full Name Marlee Beth Matlin
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Marlee Matlin
Birth Place: Morton Grove, Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 24 August 1965
Age/How Old: 58 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 163 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
Weight: In Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Donald Matlin
Mother – Libby Matlin
Siblings: Yes. (2) Eric, Marc
School: John Hersey High School
College: Harper College
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Kevin Grandalski
Kids/Children Name: Yes. (4)
Profession: Film Producer, Voice Acting, Novelist
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Marlee Matlin is a popular American actress, author and also a deaf activist. She is the winner of the Academy Award for the Best Actress for one of her roles. She is the only lady to be awarded by the academy at the age of 21 years, taking into consideration her being especially challenged. Even if she encountered huge problems in her initial days, she never lost her hope and banged it in her career. She is known for various roles of her and is going to reach even higher in her career.

Well, how well do you know about Marlee Matlin? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Marlee Matlin’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 Marlee Matlin to date.

Biography and Early Life

Matlin was born in Morton Grove, Illinois. Her parents are Libby and Donald. Her father was an automobile dealer. Matlin had a tough childhood. She lost her hearing power in her right ear and 80% of her left ear when she was just two years old. She had her own autobiography titled I will scream later; she mentioned the reason behind her inability to hear to be a disease. She has two elder brothers named Eric and Marc. They grew up in a reform Jewish household. Her family roots belong to Poland and Russia. She attended a synagogue for deaf people.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Marlee Matlin in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Marlee Matlin’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 24 August 1965. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel blue and hair color is Brown.


Maltin graduated from the John Hersey High School that was situated in Arlington Heights. She also attended the harper college in Palatine. She had decided to take up a career in criminal justice. After learning Hebrew phonetically, she could learn the Torah portion as well. She was interviewed for a book on her named Bar and Bat Mitzvah Memories.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Matlin is a person with multiple talents and interests. She is actively involved in many charitable organisations. Some of them are Easter Seals, aids foundations, VSA arts etc. She was appointed by President Clinton in the year 1994. She was selected for the chair of National volunteer. She received an honorary doctorate from Gallaudet University in the year 1987.

She has been a very strong advocate as well for the rights of deaf people. Nothing much is known about their love life. She married Burbank police officer Kelvin on August 29 in the year 1993. Their first meet was at her shoot in the movie Reasonable Doubts outside the studio grounds. They are blessed with four kids as well named Sarah, Brandon, Tyler and Isabelle.

Is Marlee Matlin Lesbian?

No, she isn’t gay. She is straight by her sexual orientation. She is happily married to the love of her life Kelvin Grandalski. They married in the year 1993. They are together since then. They married in the home of the actor Henry Winkler. They are happily involved with each other. They are blessed with four kids, and all are doing well in their lives.

Professional Career

Matlin is a talented lady. She did her stage debut at the age of seven only. She appeared in the ICODA theatre group throughout her childhood. At the age of teens, she won the second prize in the Chicago Centre’s annual international festival. Her first film debut was in the film named Children of a lesser god that came into box-office in the year 1986. the film she did, received reviews with her performance as Sarah Norman, a deaf speaker who fell for a hearing man.

She portrayed as a deaf widow in the television movie titled bridge to silence. She used her talent in sign language and was highly praised for it. She also went ahead to release her first novel named Deaf child crossing, based on her own childhood. She successively did many movies that rose her to fame, bringing her talent and ability to the limelight. She never let the lack of hearing be her weakness; rather, she made it her strength.


In recognition of her many great works, she received the 2016 Morton Award in inclusion. She also bagged the Henry achievement award for best actress and currently is only one deaf actress to reach such heights and win the award. She is definitely an inspiration to many such achiever dreamers.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Marlee Matlin in [current date format=’Y’]

Marlee Matlin Net Worth
Marlee Matlin Net Worth

As of 2024, Matlin has an estimated net worth of $12 million. She is extraordinarily talented, and this has made her win hearts as well as money. She is very strong financially and has done amazing advocations for disabled people like her as well. She has connections with many NGOs as well and owns a few of them. Few movies of her have made her win extreme fame and also a lot of wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Matlin won almost all her hearings at the age of 2 years.
  • In the year 1985, she was cast in a supporting role in a revival by Chicago’s immediate theatre of a play. She won the Tony Award for it as well.
  • In the year 2002, she came up with her first book called Deaf Child Crossing.
  • She mentioned in one of her books of being assaulted at the age of 11 once and then in a high school as well.

Matlin was a lady of love, talent and special capabilities. She always managed to make her audience feel proud of her. She has done many amazing projects in her career and has many more to do. There is no doubt that she is going to make fans of her proud.


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