Helen Hunt Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 21 Aug, 2018
Facts of Helen Hunt
Date of Birth: 1963 , June-15
Age: 55 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Helen Hunt
Father Gordon Hunt
Mother Jane Elizabeth Novis
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Culver City, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $55 million
Body Measurements 34-25-34
Waist size 25 Inches
Hip Size 34 Inches
Chest Size 34B
Shoe Size 9 US
Weight in KG 58kg
Famous for Filmography
Married Yes
Children Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan
Divorce Hank Azaria (2000)
Education Providence High School,University of California, Los Angeles
Awards Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress - Drama blockbuster entertainment award bruce willis blockbuster entertainment awards 2001 blockbuster entertainment ltd online film critics society award for best ensemble cast performance AllVideosNewsImagesMoreSearch tools
Movies The Sessions,Ride
TV Show American Playhouse,Helen Hunt tv shows,It Takes Two,The Two of Us
Sisters Colleen Hunt
Books A Century of Dishonor,Ramona
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Helen Elizabeth Hunt is an American actress, film director, and screenwriter. She is an Emmy and Academy Award-winning actress best known for her characters in the sitcom ‘Mad About You’ and the film ‘As Good As It Gets’. 

Her portrayal as Jamie Buchman in the sitcom Mad About You (1992–1999) earned her four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, whereas her role as Carol Connelly in the romantic comedy film As Good as It Gets (1997), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She has also won four Golden Globe Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. She has been in a relationship with director and producer Matthew Carnahan from 2001-2017 and has a daughter, Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan. She was married to actor Hank Azaria in 1999 and divorced after 19 months of a relationship. Her net worth is $55 million at present.

Early Life And Education Of Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt was born on June 15, 1963, in Culver City, California, United States America. Her mother, Jane Elizabeth, worked as a photographer, and her father, Gordon Hunt was a film, acting coach, stage director. 

Helen Hunt has one sister named Colleen Hunt. She spent her wonderful childhood in Los Angeles with her joined the family. When Helen Hunt was three years old, her family moved to New York City, where her father was a theater director. She studied ballet, and briefly attended UCLA.

Helen Hunt's Career

Helen Hunt appeared in a role of Murray Slaughter’s daughter on ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’. Hunt was seen as a marijuana-smoking classmate on an episode of ‘The Facts of Life’. Helen Hunt made her feature film debut in 1977 with the forgettable film ‘Rollercoaster’.

Helen Hunt had supporting characters in films like ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ (1985) featuring ‘Sarah Jessica Parker’, ‘The Waterdance’ (1992) featuring Eric Stoltz, and ‘Mr. Saturday Night’ (1992) featuring Billy Crystal.

Big Screen Achievement

Helen Hunt’s small-screen stardom finally transformed to big-screen achievement in the latter half of 1990. Helen featured opposite Bill Paxton in the summer action blockbuster Twister in 1996, which became one of the financially successful movies, then.

Helen Hunt's Net Worth, Salary, Awards And Body Measurements

Helen Hunt has estimated net worth of around $ 55 million at present. and her annual income of $ 6666667. She has appeared in many films in her career. 

Her notable movies include Twister (1996), Cast Away (2000), What Women Want (2000), Pay It Forward (2000), and The Sessions (2012).

Her portrayal as Jamie Buchman in the sitcom Mad About You (1992–1999) earned her four Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, whereas her role as Carol Connelly in the romantic comedy film As Good as It Gets (1997), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

She has also won four Golden Globe Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Hunt stands at tall with the height of five feet seven inches and her weight is 58kgs. She is a good looking person with a body measurement of 34-25-34.  

Helen Hunt's Personal Life And Affair

Helen Hunt, who previously dated her Project X co-star Matthew Broderick, later married her longtime boyfriend Hank Azaria in May 2004. The couple separated in August 2000 and after seven months, they divorced.

Since 2001, she has been partnered with Matthew Carnahan, who is a producer, writer, and director. They have one young daughter named Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan, born on 13 May 2004.

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