Ed Helms’ wife has been an area of interest among fans since the news broke that the “The Office” star is married and has a daughter. Despite his fame for his numerous comedic roles, the actor has managed to keep aspects of his personal life away from the spotlight.
Ed Helms has made a name for himself as an actor and is commonly known for his iconic roles in “The Office” and “The Hangover.” However, the Hollywood star is also a husband and a father away from the camera.
Over the years, Ed Helms has kept his cards very close to his chest regarding his personal life. However, during interviews, the actor has opened up about his wife and child. He revealed that he is a very happily married man after rumors began to swirl that he was having a romantic relationship with another Hollywood A-lister.
Ed Helms during the 2023 SXSW Conference and Festivals on March 11, 2023, in Austin, Texas. | Source: Getty Images
Ed Helms’ Wife Comes from an ‘Outdoorsy’ Family
While Helms’ wife’s identity remains a mystery, during an interview in 2012, the actor revealed he had a “serious” girlfriend. Three years later, he was spotted with a mystery blonde on a double date with Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye.
By 2017, the actor had confirmed that he was a married man as he humorously revealed that one of his favorite things to do was prank his wife. Helms said:
“I do pranks now. I like to prank my wife. I hide behind walls and doors in our house and jump out and startle her. For some reason, that makes me laugh so hard.”
Helms shared more details about his mystery wife during an interview with Jimmy Kimmel in 2019 and revealed that his wife’s family is “very outdoorsy.” The actor, who is not sure he is made for the outdoors, further joked, “I’m on the outside of that outdoorsy thing […].”
Ed Helms at the 23rd Annual Mark Twain Prize For American Humor on April 24, 2022. in Washington, DC. | Source: Getty Images
Ed Helms Was Accused of Cheating on His Wife
During his appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Helms also opened up about a rumor that he was having an affair with Demi Moore after the pair worked together on a project.
The “The Hangover” star revealed that he was enjoying some downtime when his publicist called him to address the allegations that he was having a romantic relationship with Moore, to which Helms recalled saying, “I was like, ‘No, I’m happily married. I’m on vacation with my family. What are you talking about?!”
Ed Helms on the “TODAY” show on April 15, 2019. | Source: Getty Images
Ed Helms on How He Kept Busy with His Daughter during the Pandemic
In 2021, Helms confirmed that he and his wife had welcomed a daughter, who had turned three. “She’s incredible and quite a handful during the pandemic,” he said to a laughing crowd while appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
The actor also humorously recalled a “miscalculated” road trip when he and his wife gave their daughter hours of screen time and the “brutal battle” of trying to pry their little girl away from the screen.
Helms also featured on Conan O’Brien’s YouTube show during the pandemic and shared that he and his daughter were keeping busy by singing and playing games during the difficult time. He also revealed he repurposed a cardboard into a train for his daughter.