Is Ed Helms married? No, he isn’t. However, some rumors state that Helms is secretly married to his wife and enjoys keeping his private life completely secret. He is one of those celebrities who doesn’t want to come out in the spotlight for his personal issues and is a person entirely dedicated to his professional life. Till date, he hasn’t mentioned his children and it’s hard to believe that this 44 years old handsome hunk is still single. Scroll down to explore some interesting wiki and facts related to Helms below:
Who is Ed Helms?
Born as Edward Parker Helms, he is professionally named as Ed Helms. He is an American actor, singer and comedian by profession who was born on January 24, 1974, which makes his age be 46 years old as of 2020. He is widely popular for being the part of The Daily Show as a correspondent and is also noted for contributing the U.S. version of The Office as Andy Bernard, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) as Mr. Krupp/Captain Underpants and The Hangover trilogy as Stuart Price.
Early Life and Education
The American actor was born in 1974 and his place of birth is in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States of America. Ed Helms is the son of John A. Helms (father) and Pamela Ann (mother). His father was a lawyer, Navy veteran and an insurance executive whereas his mother used to work as a school administrator. He was the youngest child to his parents who were blessed with a daughter and two sons including Ed. His sister’s name is Susan Carol Helms and his elder brother is named Paxton Helms who teaches at Gunston Middle School in Virginia as an immersion world geography teacher.
At the age of 13, Ed Helms suffered from a severe congenital heart defect for which he had to undergo through open-heart surgery. Regarding his education, Ed attended The Westminster Schools and completed his graduation. With a motive to study geology as his major subject, he was enrolled at Oberlin College but he accomplished his graduation in film theory and technology completing his B.A. degree in 1996.
He has also joined the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts as an exchange student for a semester. He delivered the 2013 Commencement Address as Ed earned the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts from Knox College. At Cornell University, alma mater of Andy Bernard in May 2014, he delivered the convocation speech. A year later, he also delivered the valedictory speech in May 2015 at the University of Virginia.
Career and Professional Life
Today, he is recognized as one of the most successful American actors and comedians. After accomplishing his graduation from Oberlin, he pursued his career as a comedian/ actor with New York City. After that, he started working as a trainee film editor in New York City-based Crew Cuts.
Helms became the part of the satirical news program from April 2002 to mid-2006 where he contributed as “field reports” and also began hosting various segments of the show like “Mark Your Calendar’, ‘Ad Nauseam’ and ‘Digital Watch’. Ed also served the segment named This Week in God. He quit his part on the show in 2006 but has briefly appeared later. He came back on July 21, 2008, for the segment covering then-Senator Barack Obama’s trip to Iraq named “Obama Quest.”
Ed Helms was also included in the cast of the mockumentary The Office which was announced by NB in late July 2006. He appeared in a recurring role as Andy Bernard with his fellow The Daily Show correspondent Steve Carell. From the 3rd season, he became a series regular and his role was positively appreciated by the audiences.
On December 5, 2006, he returned to The Daily Show. He was later promoted by NBC to series regular in February 2007 and turned as a solidifying part of the cast. Helms has stated that he is obsessed with a cappella music like his character Andy Bernard which he revealed during a radio interview in June 2009. Talking more about his television credits, Helms has also been the part of the television shows like Tanner on Tanner, The Mindy Project, Wilfred, NTSF:SD:SUV, Arrested Development and Cheap Seats and also in numbers of Comedy Central specials.
On August 3, 2015, Ed became the celebrity guest on the reality show Running Wild with Bear Grylls. Further, Ed has also contributed for various commercial voiceover works including the campaign related to Doritos, Hotels.com, Burger King, asthma medication and Sharp Aquos.
An announcement made in August 2014 stated that Helms was about to be starred in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s new Starz television series named The One Percent. Later, Helms was replaced by Greg Kinnear.
Moving to his film career, Helms first appeared in 2004’s Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story in the role of Bunker McLaughlin. In 2006, he appeared as Hobo Louie in a computer-animated sports comedy film Everyone’s Hero. In 2007, he appeared in a fantasy disaster comedy film Evan Almighty as Ark Reporter / Ed Carson. The same year he was also seen in the other two movies I’ll Believe You and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story portraying the role of Leon and Stage Manager respectively. The following year, he portrayed in four movies i.e. Confessions of a Shopaholic as Garret E. Barton, Semi-Pro as Turtleneck Reporter, Meet Dave as Number 2 and Lower Learning as Maurice Bunting.
In the year of 2009, he appeared in few more movies like The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard as Paxton Harding, Monsters vs. Aliens as News Reporter, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian as Larry Daley’s Assistant and The Hangover as Dr. Stuart Price.
For 2011’s comedy film Cedar Rapids, he appeared as Tim Lippe for which he was also the executive producer. He reappeared in the role of Dr. Stuart Price for the sequel, The Hangover Part II. The same year, Ed appeared in “Jeff, Who Lives at Home” and “High Road” as Pat and Barry respectively. In 2012, he contributed his voice to the 3D computer-animated musical fantasy–comedy film named The Lorax. His other appearance was in 2013’s We’re the Millers as Brad Gurdlinger. The same year, he appeared again in another sequel of The Hangover.
Ed Helm also portrayed in the 2014’s movies like romantic comedy Someone Marry Barry, They Came Together and Stretch appearing as Ben, Eggbert and Karl-with-a-K respectively.
In 2015, Ed appeared in the Christmas comedy film Love the Coopers as Hank and Vacation as Russell “Rusty” Griswold. In 2016, he became the part of the stand-up comedy concert movie named “Kevin Hart: What Now?” portraying the role of a Bartender. He appeared for half-dozen movies in 2017 including Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, I Do… Until I Don’t, Mune: Guardian of the Moon and so on.
He portrayed the role of Tom Snyder for the biographical comedy film A Futile and Stupid Gesture and also served as the executive producer for the movie. He was also featured as Hogan “Hoagie” Malloy in the comedy movie Tag.
He played the role of Brandonin comedy horror film Corporate Animals where he is also credited for being producer. The same year, he gave his voice as narrator for natural documentary film Penguins. The following year, he appeared in action comedy film Coffee & Kareem as Officer James Coffee which was released on April 3, 2020, by Netflix. He was starred as Matt in 2021 American comedy film Together Together alongside Julio Torres, Tig Notaro, Anna Konkle and Patti Harrison.
Helms has also founded a bluegrass band named The Lonesome Trio with his mates Jacob Tilove and Ian Riggs while being at Oberlin College. In summer 2013, they recorded an eponymous album. Being passionate about music, Helms is good at playing the piano, banjo and guitar. He has also launched Pacific Electric Picture Company which is a production company.
Edward Parker Helms is an American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity background. The comedian currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Considering his date of birth, Ed Helms is at the age of 46 as of 2020. Possibly, he has not initiated his married life. The comedian rarely gives the scenario of his private life and never attempts to appear in the spotlight for his personal facts. Possibly, there is no one in his life as a wife, son or daughter and is living a life with complete freedom.
Talking about the American comedian’s height and weight details, Ed stands at the tall height of 6 feet and weighs about 75 kilograms. As per some wiki sites, he is a pure vegetarian. He is a fitness-conscious person and falls under the category of non-smoker. We have no relevant information regarding his feet size, nutritional plan and workout schedules.
Salary and Net worth
According to The Celebrity Net worth, actor/ comedian Ed Helms has an estimated net worth of 20 million USD. He is present in the industry since 2002 and has garnered an impressive amount of fortune from his comedian role and production activities. In addition to the monetary value of net worth, Helms has also amassed number of nominations for his contribution and is the winner of the Teen Choice Award for the category “Choice Movie: Hissy Fit.” He has also goit involved in several philanthropic works where he is the board member of RepresentUs.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Ed Helms is presented by numbers of wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia. Join the comedian in Instagram @edhelms where he has retained over 1.1 million followers as of now. He is also active on Twitter @edhelms where he is being followed by over 1.2 million people. His verified Facebook profile is reachable @EdHelmsOfficial.