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Erik von Detten Biography

Erik von Detten
  • Age: 35 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Birth Sign: Libra
  • Name: Erik von Detten
  • Father: Volker von Detten
  • Mother: Susan von Detten
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: San Diego,
  • Religion: Christain
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Actor,
  • Net Worth: $ 2 million.
  • Movies: Smile
  • TV Show: The Princess Diaries
  • Siblings: Dolly von Detten, Timothy von Detten, Britta von Detten, Andrea von Detten
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Synopsis

Erik von Detten is a former American actor, well known for his portrayal in Escape to Witch Mountain, The Princess Diaries, Brink!, Toy Story, So Weird, and Complete Savages.

Early life and education

Erik was born on 3rd October 1982 in San Diego, California. Detten was born to his father, Volker von Detten and his mother Susan von Detten, who is a photographer.

Erik was raised alongside his three sisters, Andrea, Britta, and Dolly, and a brother Timothy. He is White in ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Career

Erik von's earliest appearance was as Nicholas Alamain on the daytime soap opera, Days of Our Lives from 1992-1993, portraying in fifty-five episodes.

In the series, Nicholas was presented as the secret son of Carly Manning, and Lawrence Alamain, two major characters of the show. As a result, Erik von was heavily involved in the main storylines of the show, although he was only ten years old at that time.

In 1995, when Erik was thirteen, Von Detten provided the voice of the villainous toy-destroyer, Sid Phillips, in the hit film, Toy Story.

In 1996, he portrayed in the ABC Family original movie, Christmas Every Day. He appeared as Wally Cleaver in the 1997 film 'Leave it to Beaver and also portrayed the title character in the Disney Channel movie,  Brink! In the following year.

Moreover, Erik has also made his appearance in television shows like ABC reality show The Mole, Dinotopia, the third season of Celebrity Mole Hawaii. Detten has also portrayed the role of Chris Savage in the short-lived sitcom called Complete Savages.

In 2007, Von Detten portrayed in the stage for the first time in the children's play called The Christmas Princess. Later in 2009, he starred in the music video 'Wanted' by Jessie James, the pop singer.

Personal life

Erik Von Detten is single or married is still a mystery. According to some source, he was one seen while attending the premiere of Toy Story 3 with his child, a son. However, details regarding his wife and children are still unrevealed.

As said by various media reports, the gentle guy, Erik has been in an affair with several girls in his past. In 1997, he dated Erika Christensen. After the couple broke up, he was seen dating his another girlfriend, Jena Malone, well known for her portrayal as Johanna Manson in the Hunger Games franchise from 1999 to 2000.

Their relationship could not last long, and the actor went on in a relationship with Hilary Duff's elder sister, Haylie Duff, from 2004-2005.

Net worth

Erik von Detten has earned the decent amount of money during his acting career as he made his appearance in various movies and television shows which adds up to his total net worth estimated to be $ 2 million.

  • Last modified : 13 November, 2017
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