Helena Schneider Wiki Bio
Helena Schneider was born in the USA in the ‘70s, but has kept her exact birth place and date hidden from media – her zodiac sign is said to be Virgo, holds American nationality, and is of German descent. She’s only known for being the former wife of Rob Schneider, a famous American actor, screenwriter and comedian.
Early life and education
Helena was raised in the US by her parents, about whom nothing’s known as she respects their privacy; it’s widely believed that her father was the owner of his own small business, and that her mother was a hairdresser. Because she hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, most people believe Helena to be an only child.
She grew up dreaming about becoming a model, and often borrowed her mother’s girly magazines to admire the models featured in these. Helena was physically active while attending a local high school, as she played soccer for the school’s team, and practiced gymnastics.
She matriculated from a local high school in the ‘90s, and because she hasn’t talked about her further education, it’s believed that Helena hasn’t attended college.
Helena hasn’t shared any details with the public concerning her career, and it’s only known that she appeared in the 2010 episodes “Bitte Recht Freundlich!” and “Ein Neuer Mitbewohner” of the documentary reality series “Papageien, Palmen & Co.”
Love life and marriage with Rob Schneider
Helena and Rob Schneider met in either 2000 or 2001, at a party organized by a mutual friend, and exchanged vows in 2002 in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members. Rob had previously been married to former model London King, from 1988 to 1990, and their daughter Elle King was born in 1989; Helena and Elle were apparently friends while Helena was married to Rob. Their divorce was finalized in 2005.
While Helena hasn’t spoken of any other men whom she has perhaps been with, it’s known that Rob married his third wife, the TV producer Patricia Azarcoya Arce, on 23 April 2011; she gave birth to their daughter Miranda Scarlett Schneider in 2012, and their second daughter Madeline Robbie Schneider followed in September 2016. The family of four is today living in Arizona.
As of February 2022, Helena seems to be single, was once married to Rob Schneider, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Helena was physically highly active in her 20s and 30s, and had multiple training sessions at the gym every week, however, she no longer works out at the gym, but rather enjoys going hiking, cycling and playing tennis with her friends.
She’s interested in all kinds of art, and has apparently been to various museums and galleries.
Helena likes to travel, and has been to many US states and a couple of European countries. She also travelled a lot while she was married to Rob, and her dream travel destination today is Paris in France.
She’s a dog-lover, and has two pet dogs.
Helena enjoys watching movies late at night, and her favorite actor and actress are Tom Hanks and Amanda Seyfried, while a couple of her favorite movies include “You’ve Got Mail”, “Letters to Juliette” and “Dear John”.
Age, height and net worth
Helena is today either in her early 50s, or in her late 40s. She has long blonde hair and green eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of February 2022, her net worth has been estimated at more than $400,000, most of which she received as divorce settlement, while Rob’s net worth is reputedly over $12 million.
Who is her former husband Rob Schneider?
Robert Michael ‘Rob’ Schneider was born in San Francisco, California USA, on 31 October 1963 – his zodiac sign is Scorpio, and he holds American nationality. He’s appeared in close to 100 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps still known best for his portrayal of the lead character Deuce Bigalow in the 1999 romantic comedy “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo”. It was directed by Mike Mitchell, also starred William Forsythe and Eddie Griffin, and follows an aquarium cleaner who has begun working as a gigolo; the movie was nominated for two awards.
Rob was raised in Pacifica, California alongside his older brother John, who’s today a film producer, by their Jewish father Marvin Schneider who was a real estate broker, and their Catholic mother Pilar (nee Monroe) who was a kindergarten teacher.
He studied at Terra Nova High School, and it was during his four years there that he became interested in acting and comedy.
Upon matriculating in 1981, Rob enrolled at San Francisco State University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1985.
He began performing stand-up comedy when he was 16, and after matriculating, Rob could’ve been seen performing in clubs around the Bay Area. In 1988, he started working as a writer for the comedy show “Saturday Night Live” (SNL), but soon began starring in the show’s sketches. He made his debut TV series appearance in the 1989 episode “House Number” of the comedy “227”, and the same year saw him make his film debut in the science fiction comedy “Martians Go Home”.
He then played supporting characters in a couple of hit movies, such as the 1993 action science fiction thriller “Demolition Man”, the 1995 action crime science fiction “Judge Dredd”, and the 1998 sports comedy “The Waterboy”. In 2001, he starred as Marvin in the science fiction comedy “The Animal”, directed by Luke Greenfield, and which also starred Colleen Haskell and John C. McGinley. It follows a man who has received organ transplants from animals, and has started behaving as they do; the movie was nominated for six awards.
Some of Rob’s most notable performances in the remainder of the decade were in the 2002 romantic comedy “Mr. Deeds”, the 2004 romantic comedy “50 First Dates”, and the 2008 comedy “You Don’t Mess with Zohan”.
Between 2015 and 2017, Rob starred in his own comedy show “Real Rob”, which follows his and his wife’s lives in Hollywood, and most recently, in 2022 he appeared in the comedy film “Daddy Daughter Trip”, and the sports comedy movie “Home Team”.
Rob has ‘won’ a single award: a 2006 Razzie Award for Worst Actor, for his performance in “Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo”.
He’s a critic of childhood vaccinations, claiming that the efficiency of the vaccines hasn’t been proven, and that these have more negative than positive effects; he fought against the passing of two laws, California Senate Bill 277 and California Assembly Bill 2109, both of which were passed, and thus made it harder for children to avoid vaccination.