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Love Couldn't Save It: ‘Mad About You’ Star Helen Hunt’s Marriage To Hank Azaria Lasted Only 17 Months

November 22, 2019 10:49

Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria’s marriage was quite brief after their whirlwind romance began. However, nobody has the slightest clue what went wrong in their relationship.

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Hank Azaria’ wife

Hank Azaria is an actor, comedian, and voice actor who has starred in a number of TV animated sitcoms. In 2007, he began dating former actress Katie Wright after his split from Helen. Wright is known for her role in Idle Hands, Its Pat: the movie, and A.I. Artificial Intelligence.

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The pair tied the knot years later after they started seeing each other. Since then the couple has been in marital bliss. Hank and Katie share a son, Hal Azaria who was born in 2009. The actor lives in New York with his family.

Helen Hunt & Hank Azaria’s marriage

The two separated only seventeen months after their wedding. So, what went wrong? Helen and Hank’s relationship started in 1994.

Together they both appeared in Mad About You and an episode of The Simpsons. After dating for a few years, they tied the knot in a Jewish ceremony in 1999.

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However, the union didn’t last long. The two had been separated for about six months, before Helen filed a divorce petition at a Superior Court citing irreconcilable differences. Their divorce was officially finalized in December 2000.

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Meanwhile, the actor in an interview on Radio Andy, confessed there was a time that he felt jealous of his ex-wife during their relationship. He said:

When your wife is Helen Hunt, and your best friend is Matthew Perry, what was this, fifteen years ago? I mean that is some pressure. I feel jeaous.

Helen Hunt’s husband

Both Helen and Hank moved on with their lives not long after they parted. The actress started dating producer Matthew Carnahan in 2001 and broke up after a year. Seven years later they met and rekindled their romance.

The Mad About You star gave birth to their daughter, Makena Lei, in 2004. By 2017, the pair went their separate ways.

Exes on good terms

Hank in an interview with Larry King Now got candid about going through a divorce in the spotlight. The actor said that going through the process in the public eye was annoying, he and Helen are on good terms now.

Hopefully Helen’s failed marriage didn’t turn her off from matrimony for good. So maybe one day she will give marriage another chance.

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