Joel McHale’s Son Edward Roy Mchale Was Born With A Defective Heart, His Full Bio

February 20, 2023   | February 20, 2023  | 

    Edward Roy Mchale is the son of American actor and comedian Joel McHale and his wife Sarah Williams. His father Joel was born in Rome but raised on Mercer Island, Washington. The entertainer began his career in 2004 as a host of the weekly TV show The Soup. Later, Joel segued into acting and appeared in dozens of hit movies and TV shows, the most significant of which are Community (2009–2015), Spider-Man 2 (2004), and Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011).

    On the other hand, Edward’s mother Sarah is an artist and spiritual director. Well, what about Joel McHale’s son Edward who had heart surgery at 2 months? Know about his school and other interesting facts about him in the following article. 

    How Old Is Joel McHale’s son Edward Roy Mchale? Details on His Date of Birth 

    Edward is 18 years old as of 2023. He was born on 15th Jan 2005, in Los Angeles, California to Joel McHale and his wife Sarah Williams. Both of his parents are incredibly close to him and often share about him on their respective social media handles.

    Back in Jan 2023, the proud father Joel shared a series of photos of his older son Edward on his 18th birthday and wrote,

    “HAPPY BIRTHDAY EDDIE!! Boy oh boy do I love you. You’re one of the most original people on this planet & you’ve become such a Good young man.” 

    Edward Roy Mchale
    Edward with his dad.

    Besides, as far as his ethnicity is concerned McHale is American and has a mixed ethnical background as his mother is Canadian while his father is Italian. 

    Edward McHale Was Born With Two Holes in His Heart

    Yes, Joel McHale’s son Edward was born with a defective heart. The infant boy who was merely 2 months at that time had two holes in the wall of his heart, one of which was particularly large. It was his wife Sarah who first found out about his defective heart while at the pediatrician. The doctor later suggested the duo go to a cardiac specialist and they took their soon to Los Angeles Children’s Hospital, one of the greatest children’s hospitals in the world. 

    It was where Joel and his wife Sarah spent about a week throughout their son Edward’s heart surgery. The American comedian and actor also shared his gut-wrenching time from his son’s diagnosis to his recovery in an episode of the podcast Meditative Story. 

    Edward’s open-heart surgery 

    As of now, Edward, 18, is totally fine and his parents often mark the day Eddie successfully underwent heart surgery via their social media handles. 

    In August 2021, both his father and mother celebrated the day, Eddie had a successful heart operation by posting his photo from the operation theater with lengthy Instagram captions.

    Edward Roy Mchale Has a Younger Brother

    Edward is the oldest son of his parents. He also has a younger brother named Isaac Hayden McHale. He was born on 12th March 2008. 

    Needless to say, like any siblings, Edward and Isaac are also quite close to each other. In June 2020, Isaac, 14, completed his sixth grade. 

    As per sources, Edward is now at high school. 

    Who Are Edward Roy Mchale’s Parents?

    As said above Edward’s father Joel McHale is an actor and comedian. He is also a host who first came into the limelight after hosting the weekly TV show The Soup (2004-15). Mchale gained further fame after his breakout role as Jeff Winger on the TV sitcom Community

    He has several other major hit TV credits including Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, The X-Files, The Great Indoors, and more. 

    Since 2019, the actor has been a guest on The Masked Singer. Besides TV, McHale also has a number of stunning roles in movies. He first played the role in a big-hit film Spider-Man 2 in 2004. 

    Later in the years, the actor played in many other acclaimed projects like Ted, Blended, The Happytime Murders, and more.

    In addition to that, McHale is a supporter of the LGBT community too.  

    Talking about Edward’s mother, Sarah is an artist, teacher, writer, and communicator. She was a modern history teacher at the University of Oxford. 

    Roy Mchale’s Parents Are Married Since 1996

    His father Joel and mother Sarah have been in a beautiful marital relationship since the mid-1990s. The two married on 20th July 1996. And their wedding ceremony was held in Seattle, Washington. For their big day, Sarah wore her mom’s wedding dress from 1967. 

    The two are happily married ever since. Both the husband and wife have also shared several photos of themselves on their Instagram. Back in July 2021, Sarah shared their throwback photo from their wedding day on the occasion of their 25th anniversary and wrote,

    “🤍25🤍YEARS How is that even possible @joelmchale? All these years with you and I still find you funny…occasionally. You are the best partner in everything, except introversion.”

    Edward Roy Mchale father and mother
    Edward Roy Mchale’s mother and father. 

    They are still going strong with time. 

    What Is Joel McHale’s Son Edward Doing? 

    At present, Edward is more focused on his study. Being the son of a popular actor, people are curious to know if Edward is also following in his dad’s footsteps. But, neither of his parents has shared about their son’s future plans yet.   

    Edward Roy Mchale
    Joel McHale’s son Edward 

    Roy Mchale is also silent about the matter. 

    Is Edward Roy Mchale Dating Anyone?

    The 18 years old Edward isn’t dating anyone publically at present. He has remained confidential about his personal life with no official social media accounts. 

    So, the reports about him dating someone is out of the media.   

    His Father Joel Is a Multi-Millionaire, His Net Worth 

    Edward Roy’s actor father Joel has a net worth of $14 million and his salary per episode is $60k. At present, Edward with his parents and brother reside in Los Angeles, California.  

    In 2020, his comedian dad listed his mansion in the Loz Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles for $2.395 million. It has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. 

    Social Media Handles 

    He isn’t active on any social media handles be it Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. But, both of his parents are avid social media users. Both of them frequently shares about themselves and their family on their Instagram account. 

    As of 2023, his dad Joel has 561k followers on his Insta. 


    Quick Facts
    Full Name Edward Roy Mchale
    Popular Name Edward “Eddie” Roy
    Birth Place Los Angeles, California
    Birthday January 15, 2005
    Age 19 years
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity Mixed
    Father Joel McHale
    Mother Sarah Williams
    Siblings Brother Isaac
    Height 5 ft 11 in
    Eye Color Brown
    Hair Color Blonde
    Marital Status single
    Relationship Status Single
    Children N/A