Scott Caan’s Height, Net Worth and Facts About James Caan’s Son

How tall is Scott Caan? Scott Caan’s height is 5 feet 5 inches (165.1 cm) in 2024. Scott Caan’s net worth is estimated at $16 million and he is the son of James Caan, the late American actor, known for his role in The Godfather.

Scott followed in his father’s footsteps at a young age and is one of the very few child actors who have had a long and successful career. He is best known for playing Detective-Sergeant Danny “Danno” Williams in the CBS crime drama series Hawaii Five-0. Scott is also a scriptwriter and producer.

Scott Caan’s Profile Summary

  • Full Name: Scott Andrew Caan
  • Stage Name: Scott Caan
  • Date of Birth: 23 August 1976
  • Age: 47 Years Old
  • Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 Feet 5 Inches
  • Weight: 70 kg
  • Shoe Size: Size 8 (US)
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Father: James Caan
  • Mother: Shiela Marie Ryan
  • Siblings: Tara Caan, Alexander James Caan, James Arthur Caan, Jacob Nicholas Caan
  • Girlfriend: Kacy Byxbee
  • Children: Josie James
  • Education/Schools Attended: Beverly Hills High School, Los Angeles Playhouse West,
  • Occupation: Actor, Playwright, Photographer, Screenwriter, Author
  • Net Worth: $12 million

How Tall is Scott Caan?

Scott Caan’s height is 5 feet 5 inches (165.1 cm) in 2024. The height of the average American man is about 5 feet 9 inches, while that of the average Hollywood actor is about 5 feet 9 inches. All this means that whichever way you look at it, Scott doesn’t quite measure up to the average height for men in either his home country or the movie industry to which he belongs.

When you consider the fact that children are subtly expected to be taller than their parents, it might be a bit surprising to know that that is not Scott’s reality. His father, James Caan, is reportedly about 5 feet 9 inches tall, making him (Scott) a whole 4 inches shorter than his dad. Fortunately for Scott, his well-built body and rugged good looks make it impossible to focus too much on how short he is plus he is too good an actor for us to even care.

Scott Caan’s Net Worth is $16 Million

Scott Caan is worth an impressive $16 million as of 2024. In the nearly 20 years that Scott has been on our TV screens, he has appeared in over 46 movies, some of which are American Outlaws, Meet Dave, Ready to Rumble, Novocaine, In Enemy Hands, Into the Blue, and Friends With Money.

For his role in Hawaii Five-0, it was reported that Caan was paid the sum of $200,000 per episode during the eighth season of the show. Since season 8 consisted of 25 episodes, the calculations show that he made about $5 million for his work on that season alone.

It is no doubt that Hawaii Five-0 marked his major career breakthrough. Other sources of income for the star include book royalties and endorsement deals. All of which have handsomely contributed to his riches. Whichever way you wish to look at it, it is obvious that Caan is a hard worker who never stops hustling and his efforts seem to be paying off quite handsomely.

Scott Caan Has Been Seriously Injured A Few Times on Set

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Scott breaks arm on the set of Hawaii Five-0 Image Source

Those fearless stunts that some of our favorite actors have been known to do on the set usually come with a great price. A determined actor like Scott would always insist on doing his own stunts. In fact, his most projected on-screen personae are that of a bad, tough guy who is ever ready to kick someone’s ass. These bad-ass roles are usually accompanied by back-breaking, dangerous stunts that we don’t usually get to see, and many an actor, including Scott, have been injured during the filming of these stunts.

While filming for the series, Hawaii Five-0, Scott had to leave the set to go for surgery in Los Angeles due to a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). The injury was so severe that it had to be written into the show, albeit lightheartedly. In another season, he suffered a broken arm and had to film while wearing a sling on his arm. In spite of these minor setbacks, Scott is ever ready to move onto the next step of his career and a broken bone or two cannot slow him down.

Scott Caan’s Movies and TV Shows

Year Movie and Television
1995 Last Resort
1998 Enemy of the State
2000 Gone in 60 Seconds
2001 American Outlaws
2001 Ocean’s Eleven
2003 Dallas 362
2004 In Enemy Hands
2007 Ocean’s Thirteen
2009 – 2011 Entourage
2010 A Beginner’s Guide to Endings
2010 – 2020 Hawaii Five-0

Scott Caan Is Also A Talented Writer

Scott Caan is definitely a multi-talented man. Apart from his acting, which he is most popularly known for, you might not have known that he is one of those actors who
have a writing career. Scott’s first published work was a humorous compilation of tips for aspiring photographers along with photographs taken by him. It is titled “Scoot Caan’s Photographs” and was published in the year 2007.

Other books written by the Ocean Eleven actor include “No Way Around but Through (2012), “The Performance of Heartbreak and Other Plays” (2013), “Two Wrongs” (2013), “Vanity”, “Photographs by Scott Caan” (2014), “This Isn’t 40” and “The Trouble With Where We Came From”. He has also written various movie scripts, including Dallas 362 and Mercy. Scott has always had a creative mind, and even as a young actor who was just finding his feet, he knew that the desire to write was like an itch he couldn’t resist scratching.

It isn’t a secret that many actors get into writing so they can control the characters they play, however, for Scott, it was that and one other reason. When he was in Playhouse West, in drama class, they kept encountering difficulties in getting rights to the plays they’d rehearsed. Scott saw this as a problem and decided to take up playwriting to solve that problem. He hasn’t written one to rival Shakespeare yet, but we have no doubt he’ll get close soon enough.

He Teaches Surf Lessons and is a Brown Belt Holder in Jiu-Jitsu

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The actor is also very physically active even when he’s not on a movie set. He happens to be a Jiu-Jitsu practitioner and has already reached the rank of a brown-belt holder. Jiu-Jitsu is a Japanese martial art and is learned with the aim of building focusing abilities, together with enhancing strength and concentration. It is a testament to Scott Caan’s embodiment of these values that he was able to rise to the rank of brown belt.

According to the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF), a student must have practiced the art for at least five years before even being considered for a brown belt rank. The brown belt is also a step below the highly esteemed black belt, which means that for Scott Caan, Jiu-Jitsu is not just a fad, but a way of life.

Thanks to his Californian roots, Scott is also a wonderful surfer. He also has a heart of gold and has volunteered with a charity organization called ‘Surfers Healing’ to teach children who are on the autistic spectrum how to surf as a way of coping.

Who is Scott Caan’s Mother?

Scott Caan’s mother was Shiela Marie Ryan, an American actress and model best known for her roles in Road House, Lone Star Blue, Shelter from the Storm, and Fertilize the Blaspheming Bombshell. She used to live in the Playboy Mansion and graced the cover of the Playboy Magazine in 1973.

Ryan, who is originally from Franklin Park, Illinois, and was known to have dated legendary singer Elvis Presley, married actor James Caan in 1976. Their union was a rocky one, and so it ended almost soon after it started. They divorced in 1977. Before then, they had welcomed their son Scott in 1976.

Following the divorce, Sheila lived a quiet life until she died of cancer on September 18, 2012.

Who is Scott Caan’s Father?

Scott Caan’s father was James Caan, an American actor best known for playing the award-winning role of Sonny Corleone in The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather Part II (1974). James had a legendary acting career that saw him receive a motion pictures star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1978.

Scott’s father also had an eventful personal life, as he was married four times. His first marriage to Dee Jay Mathis from 1961 to 1966 produced a daughter, Tara. His second marriage to Sheila Marie Ryan from 1976 to 1977 produced Scott Caan, while his third marriage to Ingrid Hajek from 1990 to 1994 produced son Alexander James Caan. His last marriage was to Linda Stokes from 1995 to 2017, and they had two sons – James Arthur Caan and Jacob Nicholas Caan.

Who are Scott Caan’s Siblings?

Scott Caan has four siblings, an older half-sister and three younger half-brothers, all from his father’s side. His older half sister Tara is from his father’s first marriage to Dee Jay Mathis, while his younger brothers are from James Caan’s third and fourth marriages. Alexander James Caan was birthed by Ingrid Hajek while James Arthur Caan and Jacob Nicholas Caan were born to to Linda Stokes.

Scott Caan’s Relationships

Scott Cann and girlfriend Kacy Byxbee Image Source

Scott Caan has been in a long-term relationship with American model Kacy Byxbee
since 2011. The pair met in Hawaii while they were both working; Scott was an actor in the
hit Hawaii series, and Kacy was a costume designer for the set. They have been inseparable
ever since. There has been no talk of marriage for these two yet, but that hasn’t stopped
them from trying to expand into a little family.

In 2014, it was announced that the actor and his girlfriend were about to become first-time parents. Eventually, on the 9th of July of the same year, they welcomed their baby girl named Josie James. Josie is 10 years old now and seems quite happy running around her parents’ massive Los Angeles residence. The couple has another child, but nothing is known about their name and gender.

Scott Caan was Once a Rapper and Part of a Group Called Whooliganz

Scott as Mad Skillz, and his fellow MC, The Alchemist Image Source

Because we’ve already established by now that Scott can do almost anything, it shouldn’t surprise you too much to learn that Scott Caan at one point in time considered himself a rapper. He belonged to a now-defunct hip-hop group known as ‘The Whooliganz,’ which consisted of himself, then known as Mad Skillz, and his fellow MC, The Alchemist.

In the early nineties, they signed a record deal with Tommy Boy Records and recorded an album titled Make Way for the W, but record executives didn’t seem too impressed after listening to their first single titled, Put Your Handz Up. As a result, they were promptly dropped from the label. They split up soon after that and that signified the end of Scott Caan’s professional music career. He and his former bandmate met up years later in 2014 and performed a song together called Byron G.


What is Scott Caan’s Net Worth?

Scott Caan’s net worth is estimated to be around $16 million in 2024. He made his wealth from his career as an actor, scriptwriter, director, and photographer.

Who is Scott Caan’s Wife?

Scott Caan does not have a wife, as he has never been married. However, he has been in a long-term relationship with American model Kacy Byxbee since 2011.

Is Scott Caan Related to James Caan?

Scott Caan is the son of James Caan, so they are related. James had him from his short-lived marriage to Shiela Marie Ryan.

Who are Scott Caan’s Children?

Scott Caan has two children with his partner. Their first child, daughter Josie James Caan, was born on July 9, 2014, making her 10 years old. The identity of their second child is not known.

Chidimma Eze
Chidimma Eze
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