Helen Hunt Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Helen Hunt

Biography / Wiki

Famous for her role in the television sitcom ‘Mad About You’, Helen Hunt is an American actress who became popular after she played a newly married public relations specialist. When she was a teenager, her acting career began; one of her earliest roles was a minor role in the sitcom ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show.’

She also appeared frequently in the ‘The Swiss Family Robinson’ television series. She received her first leading role in ‘My Life and Times,’ a short-lived drama series that aired on ABC, after making many appearances as a teenage artist.

In ‘Mad About You’, her interpretation of ‘Jamie Buchman’ not only received her an ‘Emmy Award,’ but also earned her numerous other prestigious honors and nominations. Her ‘Academy Award’ win for ‘As Good as It Gets’ has catapulted her to the A-List in Hollywood. She went on to try her directional hand, making her directorial debut in 2007 with ‘Then She Found Me.’

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 15th of June 1963 Helen Hunt is currently 60 years old. Even at this age she appears to be fit and has a body figure measurement of 36-25-35 inches. Hunt’s height measures 5 feet 7 inches file her weight is 58 kg approximately. Helen still appears to be young as ever and has blonde colored hair, the color her eyes Hazel.

Net Worth

Helen Hunt has been working in the field of entertainment for many years and has been signed into her career as an actress, screenwriter, and director.

She has been a part of many popular movies and has earned a lot of wealth with her skills when it comes to the entertainment industry. The total net worth estimated for Helen Hunt is $55 million US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

A native of California Helen Hunt was born and raised in Culver City, California, United States. The daughter of Gordon Hunt and Jane Elizabeth, Helen grew up with her sister. She attended the University of California in Los Angeles after studying at Providence High School.


Helen Elizabeth Hunt

Nickname Helen
Birth Place Culver City, California, United States
Date Of Birth June 15, 1963
Age 60 Years
Height In Centimetres – 170 cm

In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7”

Weight In Kilograms – 58 kg

In Pounds – 128 lbs

Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Actress, Director, Screenwriter
Zodiac sign Gemini
School Providence High School
College University of California, Los Angeles
Religion Jewish
Nationality American
Home Town Culver City, California, United States
Fathers Name Gordon Hunt (Director, Actor, Producer, Writer)

Helen Hunt with her father
Helen Hunt with her father

Mothers Name Jane Elizabeth Novis (Photographer)
Brothers None
Sister Colleen Hunt

Career / Fashion And Style

In the TV movie ‘Pioneer Woman’ in 1973, she made her film debut as a child actress. She appeared in numerous television series, television films, and feature films in minor roles in the 1970s and 80s. She was cast in a recurring role as a young girl in the medical drama St. Elsewhere, where she played during the 1984-86 seasons, ‘Clancy Williams.’

When she was provided the part of ‘Jamie Buchman,’ a newly married woman, in the NBC sitcom ‘Mad About You’ in 1992, her big television break happened. Till 1999, the highly successful show ran.

In the 2000 rom-com ‘What Women Want,’ she played the female lead ‘Darcy McGuire’ opposite Mel Gibson.’ In 2001, she appeared in Woody Allen’s crime comedy ‘The Curse of the Jade Scorpion,’ which also featured Wallace Shawn, Charlize Theron, and Elizabeth Berkley.

She portrayed ‘Samantha,’ a campaign supporter, in the 2006 American drama film ‘Bobby.’ With the comedy-drama film ‘Then She Found Me’ in 2007, she became a screenwriter, director, and producer.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

The popular actress has been in a relationship multiple times and was once married to Hank Azaria, she has a son and a daughter.

Boyfriends Adam Guettel,

Matthew Broderick (1986),

Helen Hunt with her ex-boyfriend Matthew
Helen Hunt with her ex-boyfriend Matthew

Doc O’Conner (1991-1992),

Eric Stoltz (1992),

Helen Hunt with her ex-boyfriend Eric
Helen Hunt with her ex-boyfriend Eric

Hank Azaria (1994-2000),

Matthew Carnahan (2001-2017)

Helen Hunt with her ex-boyfriend Matthew Carnahan
Helen Hunt with her ex-boyfriend Matthew Carnahan

Marital Status Divorced
Husband Hank Azaria (1999-2000)


Helen Hunt with her ex-husband Hank
Helen Hunt with her ex-husband Hank

Children Son – Emmett Carnahan

Daughter – Makena Lei

Helen Hunt with her kids
Helen Hunt with her kids

Favorite Things

Here we provide you a list of Helen Hunt’s favorite things.

Favorite Movies Top Hat (1935)
Favorite Actress Maggie Smith
Favorite Holiday Destinations Hawaii
Favorite Food Vegan diet food from In-N-Out Burger

Helen Hunt

Some Interesting Facts About Helen Hunt

  • During the 1998-1999 season of Mad About You, Helen was paid a $1 million salary per episode.
  • In 1994, for The Muppets- She Drives Me Crazy, she was featured in the music video.
  • She is best acquainted with Helen Slater, an actress.
  • From her flat, Helen got an up-close look at the World Trade Centre attacks.
  • In 1998, in the same year since actress Liza Minnelli won them in 1973, she became the 2nd actress to win a Golden Globe, Oscar, and an Emmy award.
  • When she flew to Hawaii for the first time, Helen was 14 years old. She has began going there more often since then.
  • Helen purchased an Upper West Side, New York apartment for $2.4 million in 2006, which she listed for $2.75 million in 2011.
  • In 2015, for her role in Ride (2014), she was described by the New York Post as “Brisk, Funny, and Touching.”
  • She’s a professional dancer for ballet.
  • When she appeared in her first TV movie, Pioneer Woman, in 1973, Helen was 10 years old.
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