Helen Hunt is an actress, director, writer and producer from the United States of America. Her father was in the same industry, and he mostly worked as a director. Helen Hunt first played at a theater, and then she made it to the TV appearing in several great movies and series. Keep reading to know more about Helen Hunt’s net worth in 2018.
Helen Elizabeth Hunt was born on June 15, 1963, in Culver City, California, United States. Her father, Gordon Hunt was an actor, director, writer and producer but he died in 2016, and her mother is Jane Elizabeth Novis. Helen’s sister is Colleen Hunt.
Helen Hunt studied at the Providence High School and went to the University of California, Los Angeles for a little time.
Helen Hunt was married to the actor, comedian and producer Hank Azaria. They got married after 5 years of their relationship in 1999, and they got divorced in 2000. Helen Hunt and Matthew Carnahan have been in a relationship since 2001. However, that they broke up in 2017. Helen and Matthew gave birth to 1 daughter, and her name is Makena Lei, Gordon Carnahan. Helen was also the stepmother of Matthew’s son, Emmett Carnahan.
Since her father was already in the acting and directing industry, Helen Hunt played when she was a child at the theater that her father was the director of in New York. Her debut movie was in the 1973 western movie “Pioneer Woman” where she played Sarah Sargeant character, and her debut series major acting role was in an action-adventure series titled “Swiss Family Robinson”.
Following several TV movies appearances, Helen Hunt greatly starred as Lena Deth in the science fiction movie “Trancers” and its sequels “Trancers II” and “Trancers III”. She experienced very high grossing movies with the 1996 disaster thriller “Twister”, and the romantic fantasy comedy that starred Mel Gibson “What Women Want”. Helen Hunt debut as a movie writer and director was in the comedy-drama movie “Then She Found Me” which was a great success by her. “Mad About You” romantic comedy series is considered to be as one of Helen’s most important TV work.
Helen Hunt’s 2017-2018 movie appearances including a comedy-drama movie titled “I Love You, Daddy”, a drama titled “Die in a Gunfight”, another drama “The Miracle Season”, and a comedy movie titled “Candy Jar”. She also has a crime drama series appearance in “Shots Fired”. Helen Hunt’s work as a director including the comedy series “American Housewife”, the comedy “Splitting Up Together”, and the drama series “Feud”.
Awards & Achievements
Helen Hunt received many awards for her performance at “Mad About You” series including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress – Comedy Series, and others. She won an Oscar for As Good as It Gets movie. Helen Hunt’s performance in “The Sessions” movie made her earn many awards.
Net Worth of Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt estimated net worth is probably more than $60 million. She made her $60 million fortune from the TV movies and series she’s been appearing on, and from being the director and writer of a few. Helen Hunt’s movies “Twister” grossed at $495 million, and “What Women Want” grossed at $375 million. The movie that she was the director of “Then She Found Me” grossed at $8.2 million.
Helen Hunt is a very talented actress who has appeared in more than 100 TV movies and series. She’s also a director and writer and her debut movie as a director was “Then She Found Me”. Helen Hunt received several awards for “Mad About You” series, and for “As Good as It Gets” movie. Helen Hunt was with Matthew Carnahan since a very long time, but they broke up in 2017.