Blythe Danner

When you are not very sure of what you want to be in life, you can find yourself doing more than 10 things at a time. The danger of living such kind of a life is that none of these things seems to succeed. Therefore, without understanding, you will find yourself losing in what you were initially meant to be. On the other hand, finding that one thing that you need to major on and giving your all to it is also not very easy.

Blythe Danner found her stand-in acting and decided to give it her all. Today, she is known as one of the best American actresses with more than 50 years of experience in the field. Some of the projects she has been cast include; Butterflies are Free, Will & Grace, We Were the Mulvaneys and Back When We Were Grownups among others.

Well, how well do you know about Blythe Danner? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Blythe Danner’s net worth in 2021, 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 Blythe Danner to date.

Biography and Early Life

Talk about looking young and maintaining your youthful looks even at old age and you will be fully describing Blythe Danner. Blythe has been around for more than 70 years now since her sun rose on the 3rd of February in 1943. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States of America. She is the daughter of Harry Earl Danner and Katherine (nee; 1909-2006). Her father was a bank executive but there is no information about her mother’s career.

Danner was not the only child as she has a brother named Harry Danner who is an opera singer and an actor. Her sister is named Dorothy “Dottie” Danner who is a performer-turned-director. She also has a maternal half-brother named William Moennig who is a violin maker. Although she is American by birth, she has mixed ancestry of Irish, Dutch (German) and some English ancestry. Her maternal grandmother was an immigrant from Germany and one of Danner’s great-grandmothers was born in a family of European descent living in Barbados.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Blythe Danner in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Blythe Danner’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 3 February 1943. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 126lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Green and hair color is Blonde.


Considering that Blythe was born many years ago, you would be tempted to think that education was not highly regarded those years. However, that is not the case with Blythe’s family. The parents loved and appreciated education and therefore ensured they educated their kids the best they could including Blythe. She was enrolled into a Quaker high school known as George School which was located near Newton, Bucks County in Pennsylvania in the United States in 1960. Blythe loved arts and after graduating from high school, she knew that is what she wanted to major in. Therefore, she joined Bard College and Bryn Mawr College and majored in arts.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Blythe has not only shown commitment in her career but also in her love life. Danner and Bruce Paltrow who was also a director and a producer. The two exchanged their marriage vows in 1969 and they have been blessed with two kids. A daughter named Gwyneth Paltrow and a son named Jake Paltrow. Gwyneth Paltrow followed into her mother’s footsteps and became a successful actress while the son followed into his father’s footsteps and became a successful director.

Unfortunately, things didn’t work out so well for the love birds since Blythe’s husband Bruce Paltrow succumbed to pneumonia on 3rd of October in 2002. In early 2002, Bruce was also suffering from oral cancer. The fact that Blythe has never been in any other relationship since the death of her husband is enough to prove that she loved him for real. She is now concentrating on her career and being a good mother to their two children.

Is Blythe Danner Lesbian?

Being married to the same man for more than 30 years is not easy. Although we don’t know about her past relationships, this marriage and the two children is enough to prove that she is not a lesbian.

Professional Career

Blythe kicked off her career in 1967 from the musical, Mata Hari. In 1968 she was cast on Summertree of Off-Broadway production and a year later, she won her first Theatre World Award which was followed by a Tony Award. In 1970, she started her television career by playing on the Television Show where she was cast wit George M! She played lots of shows afterward which include; Two and a half Man, Grace and Patrick Melrose, Will and Huff among others.

Apart from that, she was cast in different films some of which include; To Kill a Clown, The Great Santini, Man, Woman and Child, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Another Woman and Hearts of the West among others.


It is not just fame that Blythe has received over the years but she has a list of awards recorded under her name. These include; Saturn Award, Satellite Award nomination, Blockbuster Entertainment Award, four Tony Award nominations, 4 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and two Drama Desk Award nominations among others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Blythe Danner in 2021

You can be sure that Blythe enjoys living a comfortable and happy life thanks to the wealth she has earned as an actress which is currently estimated at $50 million as of 2021.

Although Blythe was not born and raised in a family of actors and actresses, she loved art and was ready to devote all her life in it. Today, she is happy that she made the right career choice.


Facts of Blythe Katherine Danner

  • Gender Female
  • full nameBlythe Katherine Danner
  • birthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Date of Birth February 03, 1943
  • Age 81 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 4
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$50 million
  • professionActress
  • weightIn Kilograms – 57 Kg, In Pounds – 126 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 170 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorBlonde
  • eye colorGreen
  • high schoolGeorge School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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