Heather Hemmens Parents, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Husband

Since 2003, Heather Hemmens has been serving in the entertainment industry as a performer, film producer, and film director. She is popularly known for her character as Alice Verdura in the cheerleading comedy-drama series titled Hellcats. Details about Heather Hemmens parents and husband revealed here.

The 38-year-old talented actress also acted in the Netflix comedy Dad Stop Embarrassing Me!, which premiered on 14 April 2021. Hemmens also landed on the 2018 TV series Yellowstone in a recurring capacity as Melody Prescott.

She acted as Marcie Holmes, a real estate agent, in a soap opera, If Loving You Is Wrong; sharing on-screen romance with actors Eltony Williams and Aiden Turner. Now, her fans are excited to learn about her real-life partner and their love story. Let’s explore her personal life through this article.

Heather Hemmens Parents

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Heather Hemmens and her mother

Actress Heather Hemmens was born in Waldo, Maine, on 10 July 1988 and holds American nationality. She is one of the two daughters of her parents.

Her mother is of Costa Rican Latino heritage, whereas her father holds an African-American English background. Although her parents’ names haven’t been revealed, the actress often posts photographs of her mom and dad on her Instagram handle.

Hemmens belongs to a musically inclined household. She grew up alongside her two elder brothers and older sister, Natalie.

She attended Mount View High School in Thorndike, Maine, for her first two years and moved to Walnut Hill School for the Arts in her final two years. The beautiful film director also has a black belt in martial arts and has pursued weapons training.

Since both of her brothers are into music, Heather also developed a passion for the same field at an early age. Soon after her high school graduation, she got associated with a band on Bourbon Street, New Orleans. Later, she got into acting while living in Los Angeles.


Raised in the rural area of Waldo, Heather Hemmens possesses multiple ethnicities as her parents are of different descents. She is linked to Latino, African, as well as American roots.

Although Hemmens’ dad has AAE heritage,  she considers herself to be a Latino. In a conversation with Portland Monthly in 2010, she shared that being Latina represents a lot to her as she loves to eat and dance, as well as she has a little bit of sass. During her early interview with Hollywood Life, Heather introduced her dad as a hippie.


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Heather Hemmens and Matt Barr

People often mistake actor Matthew Barr as Heather Hemmens’ husband. However, it’s just speculation since they have been dating for a long time. Meanwhile,  the two haven’t yet tied the wedding knot. As of 2023, there is no news of them getting married.

39-year-old Matt is a celebrated American performer known for her portrayal as Danny McNamara in the 2019 series Blood & Treasure on Paramount+/CBS. He also acted as Zach Stanley on Levelland (2003), Ten Inch Hero (2007) as Brad, and Pedro (2008) as David “Puck” Rainey.

Initially, Hemmens met her husband-to-be, Matt, during the filming of Hellcats. Eventually, they developed feelings for each other. Later on, they were spotted together at the 2012 Daytime Emmy Awards and the 2013 Kentucky Derby.

Matt and Heather have been in a committed relationship for nine years. The couple is currently sharing a home in Los Angeles, California.

Before dating Heather, the actress was also linked to seeing actor Robbie Jones, from the 2003 drama One Tree Hill. Despite all the rumours, the two never confirmed the news of their romance.

Heather Hemmens Net Worth

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“Yellowstone” fame Heather Hemmens has an approximate net worth of $2 million as of April 2023. As a professional performer with two decades of experience in Hollywood, the actress has collected a handsome sum of money.

In 2004, Hemmens made her first acting debut in the television film, Pop Rocks, in the role of groupie no.1, and she acted as Latin Girl in the 2006 sports drama titled Glory Road.

She was also part of some other films, including The Candy Shop (2008) as Yanni, Road to the Altar (2009), Perils of an Active Mind (201) as Kim, Complicity (2013) as Kimberly, Caribbean Summer (2022) as Jade, and A Pinch of Portugal (2023).

Additionally, she served as the director of the short movie Perils of an Active Mind (2010). Her hit series, Hellcats, was also released in 2010, where she landed the role of  Alice Verdura.

Her Television Credits:

Title Role Year
CSI: NY Paris Brooks 2006
CSI: Miami Stephanie Bennett 2007
The Haves and the Have Nots Darci 2013
Reckless Brenda 2014
The Vampire Diaries Maggie James 2014

Some Facts On Heather Hemmens:

Full Name Heather Hemmens
Age 38 years old
Date of birth 10 July 1984
Place of birth Maine, the Northeastern United States
Nationality American
Profession Actress, Film director, and producer
Height 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)
Net Worth $2 million
Instagram Account @heatherhemmens

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