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Who is Heather Helm? Untold Facts About Matthew Lillard’s Wife

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Who is Heather Helm? Untold Facts About Matthew Lillard’s Wife

Heather Helm is famously known as the wife of Matthew Lillard, an actor who portrayed Shaggy in the Scooby-Doo series. Besides being Matthew Lillard’s wife, she has managed to earn her own identity. She is a successful businesswoman with a unique strategy in the real estate business. She is currently engaged in a real estate technology company, Compass.

Helm has completed two decades of her married life with her husband Matthew and they share three children Addition Grace Lillard, Macey Lillard, and Liam Lillard, together.

Heather Helm Early Life

Heather Helm was born on  July 17, 1971, in Pasadena, California of the United States of America. She grew up in her hometown along with her brother. As she came into the limelight as the wife of Matthew Lillard, there is very little information about her family background. She has not revealed anything about her parents or siblings but she is the daughter-in-law of Matthew’s parents Jeffrey Lillard and Paula Lillard.

Her full name is Heather Ann Lillard and after marrying Matthew, she changed her last name to Lillard. She is now also known as Heather Lillard.


Helm was born and raised in Pasadena, California, the United States. She was enrolled in one of the local schools there at her primary level.

After completing her schooling, Helm attended  La Canada High School from 1987 to 1989. She then joined the University of California, Los Angeles where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature in 1993.

Heather Helm is the Wife of Matthew Lillard

Heather Helm is the wife of Matthew Lillard. Lillard is a renowned American actor and comedian who has appeared in numerous movies and television shows.

 Matthew Lillard with his wife Heather Helm

He was highly active in the 90s movies such as Serial Mom, Hacker, and Screams. In 2002, he played the role of Shaggy Rogger in the movie Scooby-Doo. Two years later, the 52-year-old film star appeared in its sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed. His role as Shaggy made him famous worldwide.

Likewise, Lillard has appeared in several more television shows like The BridgeBe Cool, Scooby-Doo!Good GirlsScooby-Doo and Guess Who? and many others. His other films include The Descendants, Fat Kid Rules the World, and Match, and also has the voice for several Scooby-Doo animated movies and games.

Lillard has received widespread critical praise for his role in 1998’s SLC Punk! He won the SXSW Film Festival award for Narrative Spotlight for the film Fat Kid Rules the World in 2012.

What Does Matthew Lillards Wife Do?

Matthew Lillard’s wife Helm is a successful realtor. She has been running her real estate business for a long time. The 51-year-old is currently an employer under a renowned real estate company Compass. She deals with the properties being an agent to its clients.

Previously, she worked as a director of special event marketing at Walt Disney Company. Her working strategy made Ted quiet impressed, and as a result, she got the opportunity to work as Ted’s partner in the Compass company. Along, with being engaged in the Compass company, she is also working with Pacific Union International.

Besides, being a popular businesswoman, she is involved in social work as well. She is a longtime member of The Pasadena Children’s Guild, a Founder’s member of Circle of Friends, and also a supporting member of Huntington Hospital, and a member of Scrubs. Furthermore, she was the board member of a non-profit organization named Madison’s Foundation and a current member of Friends of Foothill Families.

Matthew Lillard Married Heather Helm in a Beautiful Wedding Ceremony

Lillard and Helm exchanged vows after a couple of years of dating on August 12, 2000. The wedding ceremony was held privately in attendance of their close ones. On their big day, the bride Heather wore a sleeveless gown with a short veil. Her overall look was tremendously elegant. Similarly, the groom Matthew opted for a black tuxedo. He also looked pleasant on that day.

Matthew Lillard with his wife Heather Helm at their wedding

Well, it has been over two decades since the lovebirds walked down the aisle, and they’ve already celebrated their 21st anniversary on August 12, 2021. Since their marriage, the couple is living a happy and phosphorus life.

Their First First Date

Lillard and Helm are a married couple. The couple met for the first time at their friend’s party in 1998. Lillard instantly fell for Helm at the party. It was like love at first sight. Their love story started when the businesswoman invited the actor to her friend’s wedding in Italy. The duo dated for a couple of years before walking down the aisle in 2000. Since then they have been in a successful marital relationship.

Lillard and Helm Have Three Children

Heather Helm has a successful professional life and she runs a modest family. She and her actor husband Matthew Lillard share three children. After two years of marriage, Heather got a chance to be a mother for the first time to Matthew Lillard’s child on June 13, 2002. She gave birth to a baby girl who weighed 6 pounds and 10 ounces and they named their daughter Addition Grace Lillard.

On 19 October 2004, the couple was blessed with their second child, daughter Macey Lyn Lillard. Likewise, they became parents to their third child in April 2008; they welcomed an adorable son, Liam Lillard.

Husband Matthew and wife Heather both are concerned about their children and never forget to spare time from their busy schedules for the children. Also, they have never forgotten their responsibilities towards them.

Heather Helm Dating History: Is She Lesbian?

Helm is living a happy life with her husband Matthew Lillard. She is interested in men and her sexuality is straight. There is no proof that she is a lesbian. She has been in a relationship with her husband for a long period and also shares three children.

There is no news of Helm cheating on her husband. The duo loves each other so much and heterosexuality is their sexuality. So there is no doubt of Heather not being a lesbian. It was just a rumor.

It’s also unknown if Helm has ever dated anyone besides Lillard. Her husband, however, has been in multiple relationships in the past.

Lillard Previously Dated Neve Campbell

Lillard was in at least five relationships before he met his now-wife Heather Helm in 1998. Christa Denton was his first girlfriend. Lillard and Denton dated for two years, from 1993 to 1995. After his breakup with Denton, he dated Christine Taylor and Rose McGowan, in 1995 and 1996 respectively.

Heather Helm’s husband Matthew Lillard with his ex-girlfriend Neve Campbell

In December 1996, while filming the movie Scream, Lillard started dating his co-star Neve Campbell. However, they called it quits in August 1997.

Heather Helm's Net Worth

Heather Helm is a successful businesswoman. Despite being a celebrity wife, she has established her own identity working as a realtor. She has been active in the real estate business. She has managed to earn a great amount of money throughout her career. Helm has an estimated net worth to be $600 thousand. The primary source of her income is a successful realtor. On the other hand, her husband Lillard has a net worth of $2 million. Lillard’s car collection includes a luxurious Mercedes Benz.

The pair earns a huge sum of amounts from their relative field. They live a lavish life with their children in a moderate-sized house in Pasadena, California.

Helm  Purchased Four Mansion

Lillard and Helm purchased a house in Los Angelos in 1999, just a year before their marriage. They also bought a house in Pasadena worth $1.3 million in 2002, but two years later, they sold it.

In 2010, they invested $1.18 million to purchase a mansion that includes five bedrooms, and 3,030 square feet of living space. The house was originally constructed in 1930. The husband-wife duo also owns a home in Alhambra, California that features two bedrooms.