Heather McDonald Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Christian Mba
Feb 08, 2024 By Christian Mba
Originally Published on Dec 06, 2023
Heather McDonald is also a television writer for the E! comedy show
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About Heather McDonald

Heather McDonald, also known as Heather Ann McDonald, is a well-known American comedian born on June 14, 1970, in the United States. Heather McDonald, best known as a performer and television writer for the E! comedy series 'Chelsea Lately', also contributed to the 'Lyricist Lounge' on MTV from 2001-2002.

Heather McDonald began writing for E! in the summer of 2007. She also participated in sketches and segments and contributed to the writing and acting of the spin-off show 'After Lately'.

Heather McDonald: Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Heather McDonald’s net worth?

Heather McDonald has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2023.

How much does Heather McDonald earn per year?

Heather McDonald's yearly income is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Heather McDonald?

Heather McDonald is 5 ft 8 in (172 cm) tall.

How old is Heather McDonald?

Heather McDonald is 53 years old as of December 2023.

Childhood And Education

Heather McDonald was born in Los Angeles, California, on June 14, 1970. Her parents were real estate agents, and she has mixed Irish and French Canadian ancestry.

Heather McDonald has four siblings, Robert McDonald, James McDonald, Kathryn McDonald LaBella, and Shannon McDonald Goldstein. They were raised Catholic and attended private Catholic schools. Heather joined the Gamma Phi Beta sorority while studying at the University of Southern California (USC) after completing her high school education.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Heather McDonald's partner?

Heather McDonald is married to Peter Dobias, an investment banker. They got married on May 27, 2000. They have three children: two sons named Drake Dobias and Brandon Dobias, and a daughter named McKenzie Dobias from Peter's previous marriage.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Heather McDonald is popular for appearing on 'Chelsea Lately' as one of the show's writers and frequently participating in on-air activities. She is also a well-known writer, having released the New York Times best-selling novel 'You'll Never Blue Ball In This Town Again: One Woman's Painfully Funny Quest To Give It Up' in 2010.

Heather McDonald is a stand-up comic who trained at Groundlings in Los Angeles and worked with Keenan Ivory Wayans in the late '90s. She has acted in several Wayans Brothers' movies and appeared in 'Frasier' as one of the lead character's blind dates.

Since 2007, Heather McDonald has been a regular participant in roundtable discussions and contributes to writing.

Charity Work

Heather McDonald supports Camp Heartland, Milk+Bookies, Point Foundation, and the International Myeloma Foundation.

Other Interesting Heather McDonald Facts And Trivia

  • Heather McDonald hosts the 'Juicy Scoop With Heather McDonald' podcast, which covers celebrity gossip, pop culture, TV recaps, and anecdotes.
  • Heather McDonald's 'My Inappropriate Life' is a 2013 memoir that features essays on her struggles to balance motherhood and career.
  • Her zodiac sign is Gemini.

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Heather McDonald Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Heather McDonald

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Los Angeles



172 cm

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Child Star?



Actor, Comedian


University of Southern California (USC)

Net Worth



Peter Dobias


Bob McDonald, Pam McDonald


Robert McDonald, James McDonald, Kathryn McDonald LaBella, Shannon McDonald Goldstein
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Christian MbaBachelor of Science specializing in Computer Science

Christian Mba is an experienced blogger and content writer with over a decade of experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Nigeria and has a keen interest in Python programming. Along with his writing and blogging expertise, he is also an SEO specialist with more than six years of experience. Chris, as he is commonly known, has a passion for music and enjoys playing the piano.

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