Dawn O’Porter Married to Chris O’Dowd; How much is Her Net Worth 2023?
British writer Dawn O’Porter became popular after trying to become size zero for the BBC documentary Super Slim Me. She also rose to fame as the wife of Chris O’Dowd. Her husband, Chris is an Irish actor and comedian.
Early Life of Dawn O’Porter
On January 23, 1979, Dawn O’Porter opened his eyes to this beautiful world. The name of her birthplace is Alexandria, United Kingdom. Dawn is 44 years old and she celebrates her birthday on the 23rd of Jan every year. Her mother’s name was Carol Rix and her sister’s name is Jane Porter.
Her mother Carol was a patient of breast cancer and lost her life to cancer. Dawn was just seven years old when her mother left her. Dawn and her sister were raised by her aunt and uncle in Guernsey after the death of her mother. She holds British citizenship and belongs to mixed (Scottish and Irish) ethnic background. Dawn follows Christianity as a religion.
Education of Dawn O’Porter
Dawn attended Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts to learn acting. However, she did not complete her course. She stopped learning acting in the third year of her course as she thought acting was too much for her.
Dawn O’Porter’s Engagement & Wedding
Dawn and Chris O’Dowd are still together. Chris and Dawn met in 2012 at Dawn’s 30th birthday party at first. Their mutual friend Nick Frost was a wingman between them. Before their face-to-face meeting, Chris sent Dawn a Facebook request but was turned down by her. They dated for some time and tied the knot at the exclusive Portland House in London on 26th Aug 2012.
On the day of Dawn’s wedding, she presented herself by wearing a vintage dress. The dress was decorated with a floral embroidered bodice and flowing wispy skirt which had a very interesting history. Some of the guests that were present on a blissful day are Brian O’Driscoll, Amy Huberman, and the late Caroline Flack. They have been in a marital relationship for 10 years now.
Dawn O’Porter is a Mother
Dawn has two children with her husband, Chris. They welcomed a son named Art O’Porter on February 1, 2015. Chris announced the birth of their first child by posting a hilarious picture of him on Twitter writing:
‘It’s a boy! @hotpatooties & I would like to introduce Art O’Porter, our gorgeous baby. Well, I’m pretty sure he’s ours.’
The duo welcomed their second son Valentine O’Porter on July 1, 2017. The birth of their second son was announced by Dawn via Instagram. She shared a picture of their son wearing an adorable baby grow with a baby duck on it. She captioned the picture:
“Happy to announce I am the proud owner of this chirpy little chap. Born July 1st, his name is Valentine O’Porter, and he is so delicious. Two sons, my goodness #soinlove,”
Net Worth of Dawn O’Porter
As of 2023, Dawn has an estimated net worth of around $750,000. From her career as a British writer, director, and television presenter she is earning a decent sum.
She earns money from selling her books and from different projects. Her husband Chris earns $6 million from his career as an Irish actor and comedian. His show’s tickets are €100 per person.
Dawn O’Porter Diagnosed a Cancer
Dawn was suffering from breast cancer. She went through a difficult time as she had to undergo an operation, IV drips of chemotherapy, and radiation machines. She disclosed in an interview:
“I’d lost 20 pounds and I could see this lump in my breast, way down near my rib,”
The first sign of breast cancer showed when she felt a lump in her breast.
“My doctor didn’t think it was anything, but she knew I was anxious and sent me to UNC for a follow-up. What was interesting was that the person who performed the ultrasound also thought cancer was highly unlikely,”
She told the interviewer.
Dawn underwent eight rounds of chemotherapy and 27 radiation treatments. Her chemotherapy ended after four months. She made a joke about her chemotherapy by describing it as:
“The worst hangover you’ve ever had, minus the headache, plus the sixth week of pregnancy. Squared. “I’m talking soreness that feels like I competed in the Chatham County Bench Press contest and won by 3,000 reps,”
She became a survivor of breast cancer. As of now, Dawn is maintaining her health by exercising daily and not eating proceeded food.
Dawn O’Porter’s Height
Dawn is 5 feet 9 inches tall and her body weight is 60 kg. She has an alluring pair of brown eyes and short black hair.
- Dawn is a British writer, director, and television presenter by profession.
- She worked on the television series Baddiel and Skinner Unplanned and gained some experience.
- After she became a part of the BBC documentary Super Slim Me, Dawn became the presenter of How to Look Good Naked on Channel 4.
- Dawn became a part of Seriously Dirty Dancing to give tribute to her favorite film, Dirty Dancing, for Channel 5.
- As a director, she directed four-part series called Extreme Wife for Channel 4.
- She was the narrator of the BBC Three series Undercover Princes which was released in February 2009.
- Also, she presented a documentary, The Booby Trap for Sky1.
- She writes for a different publication.
- Most of the topics she writes on are feminism and aspects of women’s lifestyles.
Documentaries & Books
Some of the books Dawn wrote are Diaries of an Internet Lover (2006), Paper Aeroplanes (May 2013), The Cows (2016), and So Lucky (October 2019). She was a part of the Super Slim Me documentary.
FAQs of Dawn O’Porter
Is Dawn O’Porter’s Hair Real?
Yes, Dawn’s hair is real. After she recovered from cancer her hair started growing back and now she has thick hair.
Where does Dawn O’Porter live?
Dawn lives in Los Angeles with her family. She gave birth to both of her sons in her Los Angeles house. She and her husband bought a Spanish-style bungalow worth €740,000 in 2013 which has hit a market price of €1.5 million. The house is 1,815 square feet.
Whose dress was Dawn O’Porter wearing on her wedding day?
Dawn’s wedding gown belonged to Princess Lilian of Belgium. Princess Lilian was the second wife of King Leopold III. She passed away in 2002.
Does Dawn O’Porter have her own company?
Yes, Dawn has her own n television production company. The company’s name is Hot Patootie TV.
Is Dawn O’Porter still wearing a bracelet?
No Dawn is not wearing a bracelet now. She and her girlfriends made eight bracelets out of glass beads. Dawn used to take out one bead after each round of chemo.