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Catfish Hunter (James Augustus Hunter) was born on 8 April, 1946 in Hertford, North Carolina, USA, is an Actor. Discover Catfish Hunter's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Catfish Hunter networth?

Popular As James Augustus Hunter
Occupation actor
Age 53 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 8 April 1946
Birthday 8 April
Birthplace Hertford, North Carolina, USA
Date of death 9 September, 1999
Died Place Hertford, North Carolina, USA
Nationality USA

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Catfish Hunter Height, Weight & Measurements

At 53 years old, Catfish Hunter height is 6' (1.83 m) .

Physical Status
Height 6' (1.83 m)
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Who Is Catfish Hunter's Wife?

His wife is Helen Hunter (9 October 1966 - 9 September 1999) ( his death) ( 3 children)

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Wife Helen Hunter (9 October 1966 - 9 September 1999) ( his death) ( 3 children)
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Catfish Hunter Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Catfish Hunter worth at the age of 53 years old? Catfish Hunter’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from USA. We have estimated Catfish Hunter's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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Source of Income Actor

Catfish Hunter Social Network




Inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame in 2018 (inaugural class).


Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 288-289. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.


Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.


Enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1987.


Led American League pitchers in games won in 1975 (25) and 1976 (23).


Led American League pitchers in winning percentage in 1971 (.750) and 1973 (.808).


Pitcher for the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics (1965-1974) and New York Yankees (1975-1979).


Jim Hunter did not get his famous "Catfish" nickname until he was signed in 1964 by then-Athletics owner Charles O. Finley. Finley wanted Hunter to have a catchy nickname, so he made up a story that Hunter went fishing one day when he was little and came home with a large catfish. This story was repeated to the media and the nickname stuck.


Catfish Hunter was born on April 8, 1946 in Hertford, North Carolina, USA as James Augustus Hunter. He was married to Helen Hunter.