Helen Slater

Helen Slater - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Helen Slater is a popular American Actress, Singer, and Songwriter. Helen Slater is widely known for her roles in the movies like Super Girl, The Legend of Billie Jean, Ruthless People, The Secret of My Success, and City Slickers.

Early Life and Childhood

Helen Slater was born on December 15, 1963, in the city of Bethpage, New York, United States. As of 2023, her age is 59 years and her full name is Helen Rachel Slater.

Similarly, she is American by nationality and follows the Jewish religion. Moreover, her birth sign is Sagittarius which belongs to the element of Fire, according to astrologers.

She was born to a television executive Gerald Slater (father) and a Lawyer Alice Joan (mother). Likewise, she has one brother David Slater who is a lawyer by profession.


In terms of her educational background, she has studied at Great Neck South High School. Later, she attended the High School of Performing Arts and graduated in 1982.

In addition, she obtained her Master’s degree from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Myth/Depth Psychology and is also a Ph.D. candidate.

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Caption: Helen Slater getting her Master’s degree. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to her career, she first gained recognition for her role in the 1984 film “Supergirl,” in which she played the title character. She also starred in several other films throughout the 1980s, including The Legend of Billie Jean, Ruthless People, The Secret of My Success, Sticky Fingers, and Happy Together.

In addition to her film work, she has also appeared in numerous television shows, including “The Lying Game,” “Smallville,” and “Supergirl,” in which she played the mother of the title character. In 1987, she co-founded the New York theater group called The Naked Angels.

Furthermore, in 1991, she also co-founded the L.A.-based theater group The Bubalaires with her husband Robert. Aside from acting, she is also a talented singer and songwriter and has also pursued a career in music, releasing several albums and performing in various venues.

She has written songs for several of her film and television projects, including “Supergirl” and “The Secret of My Success.” She has had a successful career in both acting and music, and she continues to work in the entertainment industry today.

In 2003, she released her first album titled One of These Days. Similarly, in 2005, she released her second album titled Crossword. In 2010, she wrote a Supergirl story “A Hero’s Journey” which also appeared in the fifth volume of the Supergirl comic book.

Likewise, in 2014 she played Dr. Chiverton in 4 episodes of the series titled The Young and the Restless. Similarly, in 2015, she was featured as Helen Eckhart in the drama Television series Agent X. Also, in 2016, she starred as Martha Kent in the television series DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High.

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Caption: Helen Slater featuring in a film. Source: Blending Cool

Brand Endorsements

Helen has not endorsed any brand till now and is not promoting anything or collaborating with any brands or companies. Moreover, we may see her being associated with some popular brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

She was nominated for Saturn Award in the Best Actress category for her film Super Girl in 1985. However, her best performance has yet to be recognized by her audience and it is seen that she can receive more awards in the future.

Helen Slater – Net Worth 2023

Helen has an estimated net worth of around $3 million and her annual salary is $186k. Moreover, she has worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame and is also active in her career to raise her net worth.

Relationship Status

Helen married her charming husband Robert Watzke on September 17, 1989, and he is an actor by profession. Moreover, it is seen that she is happy with him and doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements. They both together have one daughter named Hannah Nika Watzke.

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Caption: Helen Slater with her husband. Source: Instagram


There was a rumor that she was related to actor Christian Slater who played her brother in the drama film The Legend of Billie Jean. However, she always avoids the public and media and stays far away from situations that can damage her reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about her height Helen is 5 Feet 8 inches tall and weighs 67kg. Similarly, she has an attractive body that measures 32-28-33 inches and has beautiful blue eyes and blonde hair. Likewise, her suitable dress size is 7 and her shoe size is 8(US).

Helen Slater – Social Media

Helen is very popular and active on Instagram and has 11.6k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @helenrslater. Her Facebook account is @HelenSlaterOfficial and she has 8.5k followers. Similarly, she also has her website https://www.helenslater.com/.