Katie Finneran - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Katie Finneran
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Noises Off (Broadway play)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : January 22, 1971 (age 52)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Kathleen Finneran
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Denny Finneran
Mother's Name: Kathy Finneran
Siblings: N/A
High School: New World School of the Arts High School
Ethnicity: Irish
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: August 22, 2010
Husband's Name: Darren Goldstein
Children: 2

Ty Michael Goldstein (son)
Wes Goldstein (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.70 meter (5 feet 7 inch)
Weight: 64 kg (141.10 lb)
Hair Color: Auburn
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: 8.5 US
Dress Size: 6 US
Breast Size: 35 inch
Waist Size: 27 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: B

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Who is Katie Finneran?

Katie Finneran is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in the musical Promises, Promises, Broadway play Noises Off for which she won a Tony Award.

Katie Finneran in Noises Off (Image: Patti LuPone / Photo Gallery )

Katie Finneran – Age, Parents, Siblings

Katie Finneran’s birth took place on January 22, 1971, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Born as Kathleen Finneran to mother Kathy Finneran and father Denny Finneran, her parents raised her in Miami, Florida. There is no information given out about her siblings.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Katie Finneran attended New World School of the Arts High School. Following graduation, she joined Carnegie Mellon University and studied there for a year before dropping out. Aged 19, she moved to New York City where she studied acting Uta Hagen at HB Studio.

Her ethnicity includes Irish.

Katie Finneran – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Finneran married her longtime boyfriend Darren Goldstein on 22 August 2010.  Goldstein is also an actor. With her husband, she welcomed two children- sons Ty Michael Goldstein (born February 3, 2011) and Wes Goldstein (born July 2012).

There are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.

Katie Finneran, Darren Goldstein (Image: Zimbio)

Katie Finneran – Career

Early Days

At the start, to support her acting career, she had many odd jobs. She has worked as a ringside girl at a boxing match, waitress, and perfume spray girl at Bloomingdale's.

Finneran began her professional career in 1990. Her debut role was in the episode of the TV series Super Force and an appearance in the film Night of the Living Dead. This was followed by roles in the TV series Frasier (1999), Bram & Alice (2002), Wonderfalls (2004), The Inside (2005-2006), and the films You've Got Mail (1998), Bewitched (2005), Broken Bridges (2006), etc.

Films, Series

Over the years Katie Finneran has appeared in the films Firehouse Dog (2007), Baby on Board (2009), Movie 34 (2013), and Freaky (2020). Moreover, she has portrayed characters in the episode(s) of the TV series I Hate My Teenage Daughter (2011-2013), The Michael J. Fox Show (2013-2014), Bloodline (2015-2017) as Belle Rayburn, Brockmire (2017–2020), Why Women Kill (2019), among others.

Katie Finneran in Bloodline  (Image: Twitter)


Aside from her screenwork, Finneran is famed for her work in theatre. She usually plays “barflies and rich girls, giggly ingénues and world-weary lowlifes..."

Since starting her career in theatre in the mid-1990s, she has worked in a stage production of Broadway’s Proposals (1997-1998), Cabaret (2000-2001), The Iceman Cometh (1999), Noises Off (2002), Promises, Promises (2010), Annie (2012-2013), It's Only a Play (2015), etc. Her off-broadway credits include Pig Farm (2006), Love, Loss, and What I Wore (2009), among others.


On the set of Why Women Kill, Katie Finneran has worked with Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Analeigh "Lio" Tipton, Sadie Calvano, Virginia Williams, and Sam Jaeger.

Katie Finneran – Awards, Nominations

For her work in the Broadway revival of Noises Off in 2002, Katie Finneran was awarded the prestigious Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. She also won 2010’s Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for portraying Marge MacDougall in the Broadway revival of the musical Promises, Promises.

Katie Finneran in Promises, Promises (Image: Broadway Shows)

Katie Finneran – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Finneran is estimated to be around $4 million. The estimate of her annual salary/income is not known.

Katie Finneran – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On the social media handle Twitter, Katie Finneran is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook and Instagram.

List of Why Women Kill cast members

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