Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan: Who Is Helen Hunt’s daughter?

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Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan is a young actress, who has, thus far, appeared in some movies of note, but what do you know about Helen Hunt’s daughter?

It is difficult not to get noticed if you are the daughter of a woman as popular and powerful as Helen Hunt. This is a woman that has won Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for her hard work.

And to be her daughter, much of her fame would definitely go to her, even unsought.

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Here, though, we look at who Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan is and the career she is building for herself, following suit on her mother’s profession.

Thus far, the young actress has featured in various movies such as Ride (2014) and The Miracle Season (2018).

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Who is she?

Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan biography

The young actress, despite the popularity of her mother, has succeeded in keeping her profile low and wouldn’t go out seeking the attention that others in her position would have done.

It must be noted that it is not just her mother alone that is popular, her father, Matthew Carnahan is also a popular man known for his work on Dirt (2007), House of Lies (2012), and Valley of the Boom (2019).

Helen Hunt’s daughter, the young and exciting Carnahan, was born on May 13, 2004, in Los Angeles in America’s united states.

She was born in a celebrity home as her father, Matthew Carnahan, works as a movie producer, writer, and director.

Helen Hunt is also a well-known American actress best known for her work on the sitcom Mad About You.

Education and career

Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan
Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan

The young kid isn’t into the full-time movie acting just yet as she is still horning her skills in school.

Her parents are ensuring that she gets the best education possible.

She is currently schooling at New York University.

Following her parent’s footsteps, Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan has so far played roles in two notable movies.

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Her first role was on Ride (2014), where she played the role of a young girl on the plane.

The movie follows a mum who travels cross-country to California to be with her son after he decides to drop out of school and become a surfer.

This film is written and directed by her mum, who also plays the leading role.

Her second role was in the film The Miracle Season, which premiered in 2018.


Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt

Who is Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan mother?

Having spoken a lot about Makena and established that much of her popularity is down to her mother, it is imperative that we look at who the young actress’ mother is.

Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan is Helen Hunt.

Who is Helen Hunt?

Helen was born on June 15, 1963, in Culver City, California, USA, to parents Gordon Hunt and his photographer wife, Jane.

She got into acting at an early age as her father was an acting coach and theatre director.

As a result, she became familiar with the theatre at a young age because of her father’s profession. She has an elder sister named Colleen Hunt.

The famed actress has been married once.

Makena’s mum’s first marriage was to her longtime boyfriend, actor Hank Azaria, in July 1999.

He is best known for voicing many animated sitcom characters such as Moe Szyslak, Chief Wiggum in The Simpsons.

The two separated in August 2000.

The beautiful actress went on to date her hubby, writer-producer Matthew Carnahan.

Although the two never got married, they had a fruitful relationship that lasted for sixteen years before they broke up in 2017.

Makena Lei Gordon Carnahan has successfully kept her life private and away from the public eye.

Although she has celebrity parents, she is forging a path for herself.

Her future is one that holds a lot of promise and with her celebrity parents around to guide her all through, it won’t be too long and she would be a household name, even if not in the movie industry where she is beginning to gain grounds, she would definitely blossom wherever she finds herself.

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