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We all grew by watching the daring ghost-hunting stories of Scooby-Doo. But very few people know the real actor behind Shaggy is Matthew Lillard.
Shaggy didn’t find his true love in the movie, but real-life Shaggy, aka Matthew Lillard, did not waste his entire life searching for true love.
Instead, he found everything in the arms of his wife, Heather Helm. In 2022 they celebrated their 22 wedding anniversary together.
In Hollywood, many celebrities rose to success because of the popularity of their partner. On the other hand, Matthew Lillard, the husband of Heather Helm, is the one who raised her to stardom.
So, without any further due, let’s talk about the woman who stole his heart of Matthew and is living a very successful life with him.
Heather Helm Birth And Education
Heather Helm opened her eyes in 1971 in Pasadena, California. Her parents both belong to the white ethnicity, and she is a proud American. Her parents named her Heather Ann Lillard.
Unfortunately, Heather did not share the information about her parents and sibling with the media.
She got admission to La Canada High School, which is the local high school in Pasadena. During her high school education, she started her part-time job as a public librarian. She completed her education and high school diploma in 1989.
Then for further studies, she went to UCLA, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in English Literature in 1993.
Professional Career of Heather Helm
Heather enjoys a very successful career as a realtor in the real estate world of America at the age of 50. In January 2018, she began working as a director at Compass (formerly Ted Clark and Partners).
Helm met Ted as his client but soon became close enough to become his partner at Compass.
It will be interesting to know that she started her career as Director of Special Event Marketing shortly after her graduation at The Walt Disney Company.
And this was the perfect choice for her career because her job in marketing helped her to learn marketing skills, which helped her shift her career to real estate after she moved to Pasadena and started a new life with her husband.
In addition to working for Compass, she was also involved in Pacific Union International, a real estate company. Although she exists in the field of real estate, she has earned a decent reputation.
Heather Helm Social Works
Matt Lillard’s wife Heather is also involved in social work. Her current activities include volunteering for several non-profit welfare organizations; she has been a long-time member of The Pasadena Children’s Guild, and a founding member of Circle of Friends.
Besides this, she is also a supporting member of Huntington Hospital, a member of Scrubs, and a board member of a non-profit organization named Madison’s Foundation.
Heather Helm Love Life And Marriage
Before meeting her famous husband, Matthew Lillard, the media knows very little about Heather’s personal life. So, unfortunately, we don’t know her past relationships and love life.
Real state queen married renowned actor Matthew Lillard Well for more than 22 years, making them one of the power couples in the entertainment industry.
Their relationship was a classic example of love at first sight. Helm first met Matthew Lillard in 1998, and they instantly fell hard for each other and began dating.
The couple spent two years together, and during their dating, they realized that they were meant for each other. So the couple took their official wedding vows on August 12, 2000.
Their wedding ceremony was very small, consisting of just close friends and family members; still, it was very elegant and intimate.
Heather and Helm welcomed their first child as a married couple on June 13, 2002. They named their baby daughter Addison Grace Lillard, and she weighed about 6 pounds at the time of birth.
And after spending two more years together, Heather gave birth to their second child Macey Lyn Lillard on October 19, 2004, and they welcomed the first boy in their family in the year 2008.
Now this happy family of five lives in a beautiful mansion in Los Angeles. The five members of the family enjoy a close bond.
Whatever the occasion, the family always does a good job, whether dinner or a celebration. Heather and her husband, Matthew, are big social media fans.
They regularly share pictures of their children on Facebook and Instagram.
Heather Helm Husband
Born January 24, 1970, Matthew Lyn Lillard is a world-renowned American actor, comedian, director, and producer who is famous all around the world for his role as Shaggy Rogers in Scooby-Doo (2002) and its sequel Scooby-Doo 2.
Besides this famous role, Matthew also starred in various other movies, including
- Monsters Unleashed (2004)
- Jerry Conlaine in Without a Paddle (2004)
- Dez Howard in The Groomsmen (2006)
- Joey in Home Run Showdown (2012) and many other movies to his credit.
In 2009, Matthew took over the role of Shaggy from Casey Kasem, who retired from the role in 2009. He is also known for his talents as a voiceover artist.
He also appeared in the role of Dean Boland in the TV series “Good Girl” from 2018 to 2021.
Throughout his life, Matthew has received numerous awards and nominations, including the Behind the Voice Actors Award, and Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award etc.
Heather Helm’s Net Worth
Heather is not the kind of woman who loves to sit in the house and enjoy her husband’s wealth. She also leads a successful career as a realtor and has amassed over two million dollars to date.
However, we don’t know the exact amount of her assets, but according to our rough calculations, a real agent makes around $45,441 a year in the United States.
On the other hand, Matthew has an estimated wealth of $5 Million. He earned most of his income from his multiple careers as an actor, voice actor, director, and producer.
Heather Helm is a classic example of beauty with a brain. Even at the age of 50, she possesses a stunning figure that complements her fair complexion, blond hair, and blue eyes. Her body measurements are not known to the media.
Social Media Accounts
As Helm is a very successful realtor and wife of a famous actor, she uses social media accounts to interact with her clients and fans as well.
Besides this, she also displayed her love for her husband and children on Instagram and Facebook.
Her Facebook is under the user name of @HeatherHelmLillard, and she uses her Facebook account to raise charity for various causes.
Rumors About Heather Helm
Rumors are circulating in the entertainment industry that Heather Helm, wife of Matthew Lillard, is lesbian. Still, there is no proof of this rumor, and to this date, she is living a very happy life with her husband and family.