Heidi Gardner is an American actress, comedian, and writer. Since 2017, Gardner has been a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live beginning in season 43, when she debuted as a featured player alongside Luke Null and Chris Redd. Beginning with the show’s 45th season in 2019, Gardner and Redd were both promoted to repertory status. In the 2015, One of her first major voice acting roles was as Yasmin cartoon series Bratz, based on the popular doll franchise. She is noted for lending her voice to the character Cooch in Super Mansion, Yasmin in Bratz, and as an old woman in Mike Tyson Mysteries. Heidi has also starred in several films such as Dibs, Life of the Party, and Otherhood.
Heidi Gardner was born on the 27th of July 1983, in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
|Heidi Lynn Gardner
|Date of Birth
|27th of July 1983
|Place of Birth
|Kansas City, Missouri, United States
|40 years old
|Actress, Comedian, Voice Actress, Witter
In 2001, Gardner graduated from the all-girls Catholic high school Notre Dame de Sion. Later, she studied at the University of Kansas for 2 years before transferring to the University of Missouri, where she studied for a semester. She has also studied improv at The Groundlings, Los Angeles.
- Father – Erny Huelke (Entrepreneur)
- Mother – Unknown
- Siblings – Justin Gardner (Older Brother)
Boyfriend / Spouse
Heidi Gardner has dated –
- Zeb Wells (2006-Present) – Emmy and Annie award-winning comic book writer Zeb Wells and in 2010, Heidi tied the knot with one another. They had met 4 years earlier, though, in Los Angeles.
Heidi became known as a Actress and sketch comedian who rose to fame after joining the cast of Saturday Night Live. She also lends her voice to Cooch on the AdultSwim animated series SuperMansion. She performed for more than a decade with the Los Angeles Groundlings before breaking into voice acting.
In 2014, Gardner had her first film onscreen role in the movie, Dibs! as Erica.
In 2017, Heidi landed her first role in television by appearing as Old Woman (voice) in the adult animated television series, Mike Tyson Mysteries.
Gardner has done endorsement work for several brands such as Hey! Pikmin, Miitopia, Topshop, Andrea Bergart, Ritch Erani NYFC, LAND of Distraction, Machete by Jennifer Matchett, Tibi.
Heidi Gardner Net worth
Heidi Gardner has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars as of 2024.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – heidilgardner
Some Lesser Known Facts About Heidi Gardner
- Gardner was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She grew up with an older brother, Justin.
- Growing up, Gardner worked part-time at the Tivoli Theater, where she did everything “from selling tickets to making popcorn”. She later credited the theater as “setting the tone in her life”.
- Gardner was not interested in acting as a child, only performing on stage as a flutist for the school band and doing comedy sketches in school talent shows.
- In her senior year, she was voted by her classmates as “Most likely to be a cast member of Saturday Night Live”.
- At the age of 21, Gardner dropped out of college and left Missouri to move to Los Angeles, where she worked at a hair salon for nine years.
- Due to a lack of acting experience, Gardner enrolled in community workshops to learn the basics of improvising. Once she was comfortable, Gardner auditioned into the Groundlings basic class and was accepted.
- In 2014, Gardner joined the Sunday Company, and a year later, after a promotion to the Main Company, she quit her job as a hairstylist to focus on acting.
- During that time, she became a voice actress, regularly appearing on animated series such as Bratz, SuperMansion, and Mike Tyson Mysteries.
- In 2017, she joined the cast of Saturday Night Live (SNL) for its forty-third season. Following her first year on SNL, Gardner was hired to play the supporting role of Leonor in the Ben Falcone-directed film Life of the Party, alongside Melissa McCarthy.
- Gardner is a fan of both the Kansas City Chiefs and the Kansas City Royals.
- In 2019, Heidi made her stage debut in Michael Frayn’s Noises Off at The Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts.