jon heder

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NameJon Heder
BirthdayOct 26, 1977
Net worth$15 million

Jon Heder is an American actor who is best known for his role as the title character of the comedy film Napoleon Dynamite. He is also famous for his other movies like Just Like Heaven (2005), The Benchwarmers (2006), Blades of Glory (2007), When in Rome (2010), Walt Before Mickey (2015), Ghost Team (2016) and The Unexpected Race (2018). He also provided voice work for the animated films Monster House (2006), Surf’s Up (2007), and Legend of a Rabbit (2011).

Net worth

Jon Heder’s net worth is estimated to be around $15 million. He first became famous through his character in the 2004 comedy film, Napoleon Dynamite. He then went on to have a fairly successful career in the field. His dedication and hard work in his craft as an actor and producer have paid off well increasing his wealth. 

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Even though he has a fortune, there is not much known about his real estate holdings. But it is very common for wealthy individuals like Heder to invest on various real estates and property values.

Early Life, Education and Parents Details

Jon Heder was born on October 26, 1977, in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. He was born to a big family of nine, from his father, Dr. James Heder and mother, Helen Brammer and six of his siblings who he grew up with. His father is a practicing physician while his mother is an artist. He is a religious man, being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), his faith has influenced him with his views and aspirations in both his personal and professional life contributing in his wholesome and grounded sense of being.

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Jon Heder attended South Salem High School in Salem, Oregon. During his school years, he actively participated in drama and theater productions. He took his ambitions further by opting for animation and film studies at Brigham Young Universities in Utah.



YearTitleRoleType and Honorable Mentions
2000The Wrong BrotherAudience MemberShort
Funky TownOfficer HardyShort
2004Napoleon DynamiteNapoleon DynamiteMTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Sequence
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Dance Scene
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Hissy Fit
Nominated – Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Breakout Performance – Male
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Blush Scene
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Liar
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Love Scene
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Rumble
2005Just Like HeavenDarrylNominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Actor: Comedy
Tankman BeginsBatmanShort
2006The BenchwarmersClark ReedyNominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Rumble
Monster HouseReginald “Skull” SkulinskiVoice
School for ScoundrelsRogerNominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
2007The Sasquatch GangLazer Tag EmployeeCameo
Blades of GloryJimmy MacElroyNominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Fight
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry
Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Dance Scene
Surf’s UpChicken JoeVoice
Moving McAllisterOrlie
Mama’s BoyJeffrey McMannus
2008Sockbaby 4ManatuShort
2010When in RomeLance
2011Life HappensWrong Number CallerCameo
Legend of Kung Fu RabbitFuVoice
2012For EllenFred Butler
DC Independent Film Festival for Best Experimental/Animation
Peter at the EndPeterShort
PinocchioLeo the CatVoice; 2018 American release
2013Pororo, The Racing AdventureMangoVoice
Bud Selig Must DieTimShort
Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on GanymedeOliver ValeUnreleased
My Dad Is ScroogeRaffiVoice
2015A Mouse TaleSir Jonas
Weepah Way for NowErnie
Walt Before MickeyRoy Disney
Huevos: Little Rooster’s Egg-cellent AdventureMickey MallardEnglish voice
Christmas EveJamesAlso known as Stuck
Ghost TeamLouis
The Tiger HunterAlex Womack
2017Surf’s Up 2: WaveManiaChicken JoeVoice; Direct-to-video
2018The Ladybug
When Jeff Tried to Save the WorldJeff
Unexpected RaceHenry
2020Tremors: Shrieker IslandJimmyDirect-to-video
The Little Penguin Pororo’s Dinosaur Island AdventurePobyVoice
2021Funny Thing About LoveCharlie
The Little Penguin Pororo’s Treasure AdventurePobyVoice
2022Pinocchio: A True StoryTybaltEnglish voice; Direct-to-video
2024Thelma the UnicornReggieVoice
TBATapawingoNate Skoog


2004Mad TVPercySeason 10, Episode 4
2005Robot ChickenAstronaut
Bully’s Friend
Napoleon Bonamite
Episode: “The Black Cherry”
Saturday Night LiveHimselfHost
Episode: “Jon Heder/Ashlee Simpson”
2008My Name Is EarlJoel MaloneEpisode: “Girl Earl”
2010WWE RawHimself1 episode
2011Talking DeadHimselfGuest
2012Napoleon DynamiteNapoleon DynamiteVoice
Main role
2012Gulliver QuinnGulliver QuinnTV movie
The Aquabats! Super Show!Eagle ClawEpisode: “Eagle Claw”
2014How I Met Your MotherNarshallEpisode: “Vesuvius”
Uncle GrandpaKevVoice
Episode: “Viewer Special”
Kroll ShowHimselfEpisode: “Blisteritos Presents Dad Academy Graduation Congraduritos Red Carpet Viewing Party”
The Legend of KorraRyu/Ryu’s DadVoice
Episode: “Rebirth”
Episode: “Beyond the Wilds”
Episode: “Rise ‘n’ Shine”
Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesNapoleon BonafrogVoice
Episode: “The Croaking”
Ben 10: OmniverseClyde FifeVoice
Episode: “Clyde Five”
2015–2019Star vs. the Forces of EvilOskar GreasonVoice
Recurring character
2015–2018Pickle and PeanutPickleVoice
Main role
2016MotiveMurray SchultzEpisode: “The Vanishing Policeman”
Home: Adventures with Tip & OhMopo Store ManagerVoice
Episode: “Sitting on Babies/Best Frenemies”
2017VeggieTales in the CityAvacajoeVoice
Episode: “Jimmy Makes a Comic Book”
All Hail King JulienTentacleVoice
Episode: “Raiders of the Lord Shark”
2017–2018Stretch Armstrong and the Flex FightersMulti-Farious / Don Robertson / Dr. Don RobertsonVoice
4 episodes
2018Swedish DicksMarkEpisode: “Two Dicks Walk into a Bar”
2022Studio CHimselfEpisode: “Special Guest Jon Heder”

Controversies and Relationships

Despite having a widely successful career, Jon Heder has distanced himself from any public controversies or dramas. He has managed to maintain a pretty graceful profile in the public’s eye. It is very assuring that he has chosen to focus on his craft rather than being on the headlines for wrong reasons.

jon heder

Jon Heder has been married to his wife, Kirsten Heder since the year 2002. They have four children together. Since he has a very low-profile there is not much known about his past relationships. He tends to keep his personal life out of the spotlight, preferring a private life by committing and prioritizing his role for his family and his career.

More info

Height1.85 m
BirthplaceFort Collins, Colorado, USA


How much money did Jon Heder make off of Napoleon Dynamite?

Jon Heder starred in Napoleon Dynamite for only $1,000.

What movie made Jon Heder famous?

Napoleon Dynamite is one of the most remarkable movie that made Jon Heder popular.

Who did Jon Heder marry?

Heder has been married to Kirsten Bales since 2002.

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