Helena Bonham Carter Husband, Children, Net Worth

By Pranish Sumsher Thapa | Published On: 12 Sep, 2019
Helena Bonham Carter Husband, Children, Net Worth

Helena Bonham Carter is a British actress and a veteran of the acting business. With over 25 plus years as an actress, Helena has shown that she is well capable of donning any roles required. She’s acted in a ton of movies as well as incorporating some TV shows along the way.

The London native first gained notice after her role in Lady Jane. An effortless performance saw her win the hearts of audiences and critics alike and from there on, Carter stamped her name in the entertainment business.

Married, Dating, Boyfriend?

Helena Bonham Carter is not a married woman. She’s never been married before. However, she’s had her fair share of relationships over the years.

Her first dating relationship came into limelight in 1994 with Irish actor Kenneth Branagh. But their relationship was not without controversies. At the time, Kenneth was married to actress Emma Thompson. It caused an end to his marriage with Emma. Furthermore, Helena also ended things with Kenneth after five years of togetherness, and they had a split in 1999.

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From thereon, Helena started dating a man named Rufus Sewell. Their relationship was shortlived. Likewise, she began her new relationship with actor Steve Martin. The pair dated for about two years starting in 2000 up until 2001.

After that, she started dating renowned director Tim Burton. She and her partner Tim met while filming the 2001 movie The Planet of The Apes. They dated for about 13 years but never got married. And in 2014, after reports started circulating that Tim was having an affair with another woman, the pair amicably separated and parted ways.

Their 13-year relationship bore them two beautiful children, son Billy, born in 2003 and daughter Nell, born in 2007.

Helena and then-boyfriend Tim Burton (Photo:

After her romance ended with then-partner Burton, Helena took no time in beginning her new adventure in the relationship horse. As of 2019, she is dating a writer named Rye Dag Holmboe who is 20 years younger than her.

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The pair can be seen enjoying beautiful moments together. From street walks to romantic vacations, they seem inseparable.

Net Worth

Helena Bonham Carter is a veteran actress who’s been in the acting business for over 25 years. She made her screen debut at the age of 16 in a television commercial. In 1986, she made her movie debut with a role in the film Lady Jane. The same year, she appeared in the romance film, 'A Room with a View.’  After that, in 1992, she starred in Howards End. The role brought her massive success and also a BAFTA nomination for best supporting actress.

In 1999, she starred alongside Brad Pitt and Edward Norton in the movie Fight Club. Then, from 2001 up until 2010, she starred in a lot of film alongside her then-boyfriend Tim Burton at the director’s chair. Some of their works together include 'Planet of the Apes,’ ‘Big Fish’ ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,’ ‘Corpse Bride’ and ‘Alice in Wonderland.’ 

Helena has also worked on quite a few TV shows like A Hazard of Hearts and The Vision, which was well appreciated by the audiences and critics. Drifting apart from movies, in 2006, she also opened up her fashion line called The Pantaloons.

With an illustrious career, Helena has been nominated for two Oscars and seven golden globes. And she’s also managed to accumulate the hefty net worth of $30 million to her name.

Wiki & Bio

Helena Bonham was born on the 26th of May 1996 in London, England to parents Elena and Raymond Bonham Carter. Her mother worked as a  psychotherapist while her father was a merchant banker. Carter grew up with two siblings.

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As for her measurements, Carter has a height of 5 feet 2 inch with a weight of 55kgs. Helena holds British nationality and is of white ethnicity.