Quick Facts of Ed Helms

  • Full NameEd Helms
  • Net Worth$20 million
  • Date of Birth24 January, 1974
  • BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Black
  • Height6'2 ft
  • Weight70 kg
Ed Helms

If you’ve seen the famous NBC sitcom series The Office, you must have heard of Andy Bernard who is played by none other than Ed Helms. Ed is an American Actor who is also a correspondent on The Daily Show.

Scroll down to know more about Ed Helms. In this capsule, we discuss the details of Ed’s early life, career, relationships, affairs, net worth, and his overall achievements. Let us take a deep dive down his life.

Ed Helms’ Early Life

The real-life Andy Bernard was born on January 24, 1974, in Atlanta Georgia. Ed’s father John A. Helms was a lawyer as well as an insurance executive whereas his mother Pamela Ann Helms was a Navy veteran. Ed is the youngest of the three siblings. His sister is Susan Carol Helms and his brother Paxton Helms is a geography teacher at Gunston Middle School.

At the young age of 14, Ed went through open-heart surgery to correct a congenital heart defect. After that, Ed studied at The Westminster School. Then, Helms attended with a geology major and graduated with a BA in Film Theory from Oberlin College. Moreover, Helms spent a semester at Tisch School Of The Arts as an exchange student. Additionally, Helms also holds an honorary degree in Doctor of Fine Arts from Knox College.

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Ed Helms’ Career

Helms began his comedy and acting career with the help of a New York City sketch comedy band. Before he worked as an official performer and writer, Helms was a trainee film editor at Crew Cuts. Helms made his film debut in 2004 with his role as Bunker McLaughlin in the film Blackbailed: The Bobby Dukes Story. 

The Daily Show had a sort of open audition with a casting company that I had dealt with. I read for the part, and got it.”

After that, Ed worked as a correspondent in The Daily Show in 2005 and left the show in 2006. In addition to delivering field reports, Helms also hosted segments like Digital Watch, Ad Nauseam, and Mark Your Calendar. In 2008, Helms reappeared to cover a segment of Senator Barack Obama taking a trip to Iraq. Helms also occasionally narrates the series The Colbert Report.

Consequently, Helms cast in the sitcom series The Office as Andy Bernard, a Cornell graduate obsessed with acapella music. Ed played in the series alongside Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson, and many more. Quickly, Helms became a solid character of the show and he transitioned into becoming one of the producers.

In addition to that, Helms appeared in several television shows like Tanner on Tanner, Children’s Hospital, Arrested Development, and Cheap Sets. Ed featured in his co-star Mindy Kaling‘s production The Mindy Project as well. Moreover, Ed guest-starred in the survival skills reality show called Running Wild with Bear Grylls in 2015.

Above all, Helms voice-acted for commercial campaigns like Burger King, Doritos, Hotels.com, Sharp Aquos and Advair Asthma medication. Besides his appearances in series, Helms also starred in the trilogy film Hangover. Ed is mostly known for his role as Stuart Price in this movie. Ed appeared as minor roles in Night at the museum, Meet Dave, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo, Semi-Pro, and many more.

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Who is Ed Helms Dating?

The Hangover Actor Ed is rumored to be dating his co-star Demi Moore. Demi is an American Actress known for her roles in Ghost and Striptease. Moore is also famed for being a cougar who married a man 15 years younger than her.

The rumored couple met each other in the sets of Corporate Animals which is set to release in 2019. The 44-year-old Ed has not married however, Demi married thrice and that didn’t work out for her. Demi first married rock musician Freddy Moore, then actor Bruce Willis and lastly actor Ashton Kutcher. Ashton and Demi divorced in 2013.

What is Ed Helms’ Net Worth?

The Office Actor Ed Helms has an estimated net worth of $20 million. With his solid role as Andy in the NBC sitcom and his famous role in the trilogy Hangover, Helms collected his net worth.

Additionally, Helms earned around $87,000 per episode for seasons one and two. Similarly, Ed earned a whopping $75,000 per episode for season three of The Office. His salary increased to $100,000 per episode as he became one of the main characters from season six.

Besides his work at The Office, Ed’s appearance in the first movie Hangover grossed $277 million. The second Hangover movie earned $254 million worldwide and the third one earned $112 million.