Jon Heder Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

An American actor, Jonathan Joseph Heder, popularly known as Jon Heder was born on October 26, 1977, in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is the son of Helen and physician James Heder. He also has an identical twin brother, Dan, an elder brother Doug, and two younger brothers, Adam and Matt. 

He is of Swedish descent but moved to Salem, Oregon at the age of 2 with his parents. Over there, he attended the Walker Middle School in Salem and then did his graduation from the South Salem High School in 1996. During his college days, he was also a member of the swim team and the drama club. He is also an Eagle Scout and served as a Scoutmaster in 2010. 

Being a 2002 alumnus of Brigham Young University, Heder worked on the short animated film, Pet Shop. At the same time, he also befriended Jared Hess and starred in Hess’ short film, Peluca, which was later expanded into Napoleon Dynamite. 

The comedy feature film was shot in Preston, Idaho, and went on to earn $44.5 million. In the year 2005, he received the MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Performance and Breakthrough Male Performance for the role. In October 2005, he then hosted Saturday Night Live with the musical guest, Ashlee Simpson. 

In the same year, he played a supporting role as a clerk in a new age bookstore in the romantic comedy film, Just Like Heaven. Next, in 2006, he again appeared in another comedy film, The Sasquatch Gang, and then The Benchwarmers opposite Rob Schneider and David Spade. In the same year, he gave voice to the character of Skull in the animated film, Monster House, and starred in the comedy, School for Scoundrels opposite Billy Bob Thornton and Jacinda Barett. 

In 2007, he co-starred in the 2007 film, Blades of Glory opposite Will Ferell. It was in the same year that his second turn at voice acting came with the animated film, Surf’s Up. His first foray into web television was the 2008 web series Woke Up Dead which he not only produced but also starred in. 

Next, Heder along with his twin brother Dan featured in the fourth installment of the popular internet martial arts comedy series, Sockbaby. In 2012, he returned to the role that got him prominence by supplying the voice of Napoleon Dynamite in the Fox Network animated series, Napoleon Dynamite which debuted in January 2012. 

Talking about his personal life, Heder got married to Kirsten Bales in 2002. He met her while attending Brigham Young University. The couple has four children and is also a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

NameJonathan Joseph Heder
Nick NameNapoleon Dynamite
Known forNapoleon Dynamite
ProfessionActor, Producer
Date of BirthOctober 26, 1977
Age44 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceFort Collins, Colorado, United States
NationalityAmerican
HometownFort Collins, Colorado, United States
SchoolSouth Salem High School
CollageBrigham Young University
DebutThe Wrong Brother (2000)
ReligionNot Known
Zodiac SignScorpio

Jon Heder Career

  • Being a 2002 alumnus of Brigham Young University, Heder worked on the short animated film, Pet Shop. 
  • At the same time, he also befriended Jared Hess and starred in Hess’ short film, Peluca, which was later expanded into Napoleon Dynamite. 
  • The comedy feature film was shot in Preston, Idaho, and went on to earn $44.5 million. 
  • In the year 2005, he received the MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Performance and Breakthrough Male Performance for the role. 
  • In October 2005, he then hosted Saturday Night Live with the musical guest, Ashlee Simpson. 
  • In the same year, he played a supporting role as a clerk in a new age bookstore in the romantic comedy film, Just Like Heaven. 
  • Next, in 2006, he again appeared in another comedy film, The Sasquatch Gang, and then The Benchwarmers opposite Rob Schneider and David Spade. 
  • In the same year, he gave voice to the character of Skull in the animated film, Monster House, and starred in the comedy, School for Scoundrels opposite Billy Bob Thornton and Jacinda Barett. 
  • In 2007, he co-starred in the 2007 film, Blades of Glory opposite Will Ferell. 
  • It was in the same year that his second turn at voice acting came with the animated film, Surf’s Up. 
  • His first foray into web television was the 2008 web series Woke Up Dead which he not only produced but also starred in. 
  • Next, Heder along with his twin brother Dan featured in the fourth installment of the popular internet martial arts comedy series, Sockbaby. 
  • In 2012, he returned to the role that got him prominence by supplying the voice of Napoleon Dynamite in the Fox Network animated series, Napoleon Dynamite which debuted in January 2012. 

Jon Heder Family 

Father Name James Heder
Mother Name Helen Brammer
Brother Dan Heder, Matt Heder, Adam Heder
Sister Noe
Wife Kirsten Heder (m. 2002)

Jon Heder Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Kirsten Heder
Wife/ Spouse Kirsten Heder (m. 2002)

Jon Heder and Wife Expecting Fourth Child, a Daughter | PEOPLE.com
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenSon(s): Timothy Heder, Philip Heder
Daughter(s): Evan Jane Heder

Jon Heder Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Jon Heder Favorite

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Favorite CuisineItalian
Favorite Color Dark silver, Pale gold
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Favorite Destination Pattaya and Rome, Italy

Jon Heder Education 

School South Salem High School
Collage Brigham Young University
Educational Qualification 

Jon Heder’s Net Worth

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Some Unknown facts about Jon Heder

  • He is best known for his role in the film, Napoleon Dynamite. 
  • One of his hobbies is photography. 
  • His favorite food is Italian. 
  • His favorite holiday destinations are Pattaya, Rome, and Italy. 
  • His favorite colors are dark silver and pale gold. 

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