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Helen Hunt

Yasmine Published On Wed May 27 2020   Modified On Wed May 27 2020
Helen Hunt

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Full NameHelen Hunt
First NameHelen
Last NameHunt
Birth NameHelen Elizabeth Hunt
EthnicityGerman Jewish- English
Birth CityCulver City
Birth CountryUnited States of America
Father NameGordon Hunt
Father ProfessionActing Coach
Mother NameJane Elizabeth Hunt
Mother ProfessionPhotographer
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseHank Azaria
No Of Children1
AwardsEmmys,Golden Globes,Oscar
SibilingsColleen Hunt
FilmographyTwister,As Good as It Gets,What Women Want,The Sessions
EducationProvidence High School
Height170 cm
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Date of BirthJune 15,1963
Age57 years


    Body and Relation Status of Helen Hunt

    What is Helen Hunt marital status ?Divorced
    How many children does Helen Hunt have ?1
    Who is Helen Hunt married with?Hank Azaria
    What is the height of Helen Hunt?170 cm
    What is the weight of Helen Hunt?kg

    Who Is Helen Hunt?

    Helen Hunt is a multiple award-winning American actress. The Los Angeles native has won four Golden Globe Awards, four Emmys, and Two Oscars. 

    Helen Hunt is a multiple award winning actress.
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    Hunt is best known for the show Mad About You,and movies As Good As It Gets, The Sessions and Twister.

    Helen Hunt: Children 

    Helen Hunt gave birth to her only child, Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan, on May 13, 2004, at the age of forty. The baby was conceived via IVF, and the father is her then-partner, Matthew Carnahan.

    Makena Lei means "many flowers of heaven." and the middle name, Gordon, is in honor of Hunt's father, Gordon Hunt

    Helen Hunt and Matthew Carnahan with their daughter.
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    Hunt was also step-mother to Emmett Carnahan when she was in a relationship with Matthew Carnahan. Matthew and Hunt dated for 16 years from 2001-2017.

    Helen Hunt's Former Flames

    Hunt, before dating Matthew, was married to actor Hank Azaria. The pair started their affair in 1994 and got married in 1999. Sadly, the marriage did not last long, and the couple divorced 17 months later.

    Helen Hunt was married to actor Hank Azaria.
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    Before Azaria, she dated actor Eric Stoltz (1992), Doc O'Conner (1991 - 1992), and comedian Matthew Broderick (1987).

    Helen Hunt Face Looks Much Younger For her Age 

    Main Article: Helen Hunt Plastic Surgery

    Helen Hunt is in her mid -fifties, but she does not have any wrinkles on her face. Furthermore, her complexion is smooth like a mannequin.

    Many fans and plastic surgeons speculate that she achieved this youthful face because of a facelift and botox. However, the actor is yet to comment on the rumors of her plastic surgery. 

    Helen Hunt Career and Net Worth 

    Hunt, who comes from the family of performers, started working in Hollywood as a child actress. As she grew older, she transitioned into playing lead roles.

    Helen Hunt got recognition from the sitcom Mad About You.
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    The Los Angeles native first got recognition from the sitcom Mad About You. The show became widely popular, and she won an Emmy for that. Her popularity further increased with films such as Twister, As Good as it Gets and Cast Away.

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    As Hunt became an A-lister, her salary also increased over time. It is reported that in the latter seasons of Mad About You, she was earning $1 million per episode or $20 million per season. As of 2020, her total net worth of $75 million.

    Helen Hunt: Quick Facts 

    • Helen studied ballet.
    • Her uncle Peter H. Hunt is a director ,and maternal grandmother Dorothy Anderson Fries was a voice coach.
    • She is alum of  Providence High School, California.
    • Hunt is often confused for actress Jodie Foster and vice versa.
    • She was in a car accident in October 2019. But luckily she did not suffer major injuries and recovered soon.

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