If I get ten dollars for every time Andy Bernard from The Office freaks out; I’d be a millionaire. EdHelms’ portrayal of Andy Bernard makes the audience want to go to Cornell College and join the choir club and be proud of it.

Quick Info
Full NameEdward Parker Helms
Date of BirthJanuary 24, 1974
Parent(s)John Helms(Father)
Pamela Parker(Mother)
OccupationActor, comedian, singer
Age46 years
Height6 ft 0 in
Net WorthUS $ 12 million

The Office is one of the best sitcoms ever to exist. It is a comedic masterpiece. Actors like Ed Helms make it what it is. Once a person watches The Office, they are bound to watch it again. It never ceases to be funny.

Ed Helms is best known for this very role, and The Office would never be the same if he hadn’t worked his magic and dazzled the audience with his portrayal of the iconic family disappointment with anger issues known by the name of Andy Bernard. 

Ed Helms


Life was inconvenient for Ed as a child. Ed Helms suffered from aortic and pulmonic stenosis and went through an intense nine-hour open-heart surgery at the age of 13. He wasn’t able to do physically demanding activities like sports due to this condition. It could be one of the reasons why he picked acting as his passion.

He was born in Atlanta, Georgia. The day of his birth is January 24, 1974.

His father, John A. Helms, was a Navy veteran and his mother, Pamela Ann Parker was a school administrator. They were having an economic lifestyle with small net worth.

He graduated from The Westminster Schools and has a degree in film theory and technology. He has a doctor’s degree in Fine Arts from Knox College. 



Before Ed Helms went on and did iconic roles in The Office and The Daily Show, he was performing as a comedian in NYC. He also enjoyed his work as in Crew Cuts where he was a trainee film editor. 



Ed Helms first appeared on television via The Daily Show. The Daily Show was a massive success that enhances his lifestyle and net worth. Ed Helms worked in 207 episodes of it. He has a fear of heights and to overcome it, appeared in an episode of Running Wild with Bear Grylls.

He also appeared in TV shows like Cheap Seats, Wainy Days, SNL and Brooklyn Nine-Nine to name a few.

In The Office, Ed Helms played the role of Andy. The Office lasted for nine seasons, and he appeared from season 3 to 9. He worked on 163 episodes, and all of them are as impressive as his ability to perform comedy.

Ed Helms

Voice Acting

On top of these impressive numbers of shows, Ed Helms has done voice acting for films like Everyone’s Hero, Monsters vs. Aliens, The Lorax and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.

He did voice acting in shows like Sunday Pants, American Dad, Family and BoJack Horseman.

His voiceover works include commercials for brands like Burger King, Doritos and Sharp Aquos.



The Hangover trilogy is one of his best works ever. He plays the role of Stuart Price in the trilogy, and the humour is on point. The Hangover trilogy garnered positive reviews from the critics, and people still enjoy it till date.

His first work in films can be spotted in Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story.

He has had minor roles in films including Night at the Museum, Evan Almighty, Semi Pro and Meet Dave.

He played the lead role of Rusty Griswold in the film Vacation. The film wasn’t received well by the critics and was heavily bashed by most of them.



Ed Helms is a big fan of bluegrass, and he considers himself a bluegrass nerd. He has his bluegrass band called The Lonesome Trio. 

He mainly plays three instruments, namely guitar, banjo and piano. His music blog The Bluegrass Station conducted a program for Direct Relief and MusicCares Covid-19 Relief Fund.

Ed Helms


In 2011, Ed Helms bagged the Teen Choice Award for his performance in The Hangover II and had two other nominations. 

He bagged a Writers Guild Award in 2019 for his work in The Fake News with Ted Nelms.



Ed Helms has managed to keep his personal life extremely secret. His Wikipedia page and IMDb page fail to mention the name of his wife and child. He doesn’t want to reveal his family member’s name to the media and has successfully been able to do so, altogether avoiding mentioning them in interviews and media interactions. We will only know the lifestyle he shows to the media. 

Ed Helms is active on Twitter with 1.1 million follower


This well-renowned actor from The Office and The Hangover trilogy has an estimated net worth of US$ 25 million as of August 2020. This incredibly blessed comedian and actor have managed to earn this staggering amount from his acting in films and TV shows. He owns 5% of the gross profit of the movie The Hangover II. He was paid the net worth of  US$ 100,000 for each episode of The Office. The fans dearly love him, and he has never failed to impress us with his comedic character and down to earth nature.