Who Is Cody Heller? Her Relationship, Family, Engaged To Dan Harmon

July 28, 2023   | March 22, 2024  | 

    Cody Heller is an American writer, and producer, better known for her work in Wilfred (2012-13) and Deadbead (2014- 16). It even saw her a nomination for the Audience Award at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival.

    Besides her professional achievements, she gets into the limelight for her relationship with actor & writer Dan Harmon. Their real-life experience became the basis for the creation of the comedy series Dummy starring Anna Kendrick and Donal Logue.

    Let’s get more on Cody Heller’s relationship, career, net worth, and more.

    Key Takeaways

    • Cody Heller, a writer, and producer, was born in 1985.
    • Heller’s parents are separated- she is close both with her father and mother.
    • Her mother is an actress and her biological father is a photographer.
    • She got engaged to Dan Harmon in 2019 after being together for 5 years.
    • She is a millionaire, having a net worth of $ 2 million.

    Where Is Cody Heller From?

    Born on May 13, 1985, Cody Heller is from Van Nuys, California. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California, with her boyfriend-turned-fiance Dan Harmon. After attending Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Cody enrolled at Art Center College of Design and graduated in 2005.

    Cody Heller’s Parents Are Separated: Who Are They?

    Heller is the daughter of Randee Heller, an actress, and Steven A. Heller, a photographer. After her parent’s separation, Cody’s mother is now in a long-term relationship with TV writer-producer and former mime Robert Griffard.

    Mother Randee Heller Is An Actress: Worked In ‘The Karate Kid’

    1. Her mother, Randee Heller, is a well-known actress who is active in the industry since 1971.
    2. She notably played Lucille LaRusso in the films The Karate Kid (1984) and The Karate Kid Part III (1989).
    3. Moreover, Randee reprised the role of  Lucille in the streaming series Cobra Kai (2018- now).
    Cody's mother Randee is an actress known for 'The Karate Kid'
    Randee had Cody when she was 38 years old.

    TV Works

    1. Alice in the 1970s sitcom Soap (She portrayed one of television’s first lesbian characters)
    2. Mama Malone
    3. Better Days
    4. Second Chance.

    From 2013 to 2014, she even made a recurring appearance as Margot in her daughter-written series Wilfred.

    Cody’s Biological Father Stephen A. Heller

    Cody Heller’s biological father Stephen A. Heller may not be frequent mention on her social media, but the father-daughter duo is really close.

    Her dad is a photographer and runs his own business Heller Photography (1985- now). As per his LinkedIn profile, since November 2011, he is a contributing writer at B&W Magazine and also serves as an adjunct professor at The Art Institute (2012- now).

    Like Cody, her father is also an alum of Artcenter College of Design where he obtained an MFA in Photography in 1994. Earlier, he went to Union College and graduated in 1970 with BA in English. Then, Stephen enrolled and earned MA in Communications from New York University in 1974.

    Cody’s StepFather Robert Griffard Is A Film Producer

    Her stepdad, Robert Griffard, is a film producer. His famous TV series are:

    1. Going Places (1990-1991)
    2. Life with Roger (1996)
    3. Step by Step (1991-1996)
    4. Two of a Kind (1998-1999)

    How Many Siblings Does Cody Heller Have?

    Cody Heller has only one blood-related sibling, an elder sister named Sloane Heller. She is a communication specialist and the founder of Sloane Heller Communications.

    Cody Heller and her sister before and after.
    Cody and her sister Sloane have a very good bonding and often spend quality time together with their parents and their extended families.

    From her mother’s side, the Jury Duty executive producer has three step-siblings: brothers Tyson Griffard and Noah Hull, and a sister named Dawn Elizabeth, a registered nurse.

    Cody Heller Is Engaged To Boyfriend-Turned-Fiancee Daniel Harmon

    After being together for 5 years, Daniel Harmon aka Dan purposed to Cody kneeling down on his knees with a ring in the year 2019.

    It was not only Dan willing to take their relationship forward, but Cody too. She also wanted to purpose to him and posted a throwback video in 2020, where she is practicing to purpose to him in a swimming pool. Cody captioned the video “#tbt to me rehearsing my proposal “.

    They have been living together but have not planned for a wedding yet or maybe haven’t disclosed it to the public.

    How & When Did Cody And Daniel Begin Dating?

    Cody began dating Harmon in 2015 when she decided to fly alone and write more female-centric stuff. After pairing with a writing partner for more than six years she wanted to do something alone and coincidently that was when the two started seeing each other.

    Cody's boyfriend-turned-fiance is a writer and producer.
    Heller was very intimidated by Harmon (her fiancee) as a writer when they first met.

    Heller said she was “very intimidated” by Harmon as a writer. In an interview, Heller mentioned how she felt as she said

    I was like, yeah, no problem. You know, I’m a professional writer, this is no problem. But I had been so used to writing with a partner for so long that I found myself getting just really stuck in this writer’s block and really scared about what Dan would think of the first thing that I wrote without a writing partner and how he would judge me.

    What Does Cody’s Future Husband Daniel Do For A Living?

    Cody is engaged with Daniel. He is a writer and producer starting his career in 1996 and today best known for his shows like “Community” and “Rick and Morty”. Daniel was nominated in two Emmy categories.

    He was born on January 3, 1973, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and went to Brown Deer High School. Later he graduated from Marquette University. Daniel is also well known for having a “sex doll”.

    Cody’s Now-Fiancee Was Already Married In The Past

    Dan was in a marital relationship with his now ex-wife Erin McGathy. They first met through the podcast show This Feels Terrible. Danial purposed to Erin, his former wife, in December 2013 after three years of togetherness they tied the knot in 2014.

    Dan and Erin's relationship with his now ex-wife only lasted a year after their marriage.
    Erin, Dan’s ex-wife, was born in Japan.

    Erin was born in Japan in 1984 and is a podcaster, comedian, and artist.

    Cody Heller Career: Her Movies And TV Works

    Today Cody is a writer, producer, and also a showrunner but talking about starting her career she first started on WILDLIFE, the FX comedy series, which starred Elijah Wood. Following that, she co-created DEADBEAT, a supernatural comedy series for Hulu.

    In total, she has written 5 movies, produced 6, and acted in one. The list of movies she has written, produced, and worked on as an additional crew is as bellow:

    writerProducerAdditional Crew 
    Dummy (2020)Jury Duty (2023)Huge (2010)
    Kidding (2018)The Ember Knight Show (2020)Melrose Place (2009-2010)
    Deadbeat (2014-2016)A Mother’s Promise:  Barack Obama Bio Flim (2008)Waiting for ‘Superman’
    Wilfred (2012-2013)The Towel (2008)
    The Island (2005)

    The name of the movie she acted in is Last Day Dream (2009).

    Cody Is A Showrunner

    Cody is a showrunner of Jury Duty. It is an American reality hoax sitcom television series, about a fake jury trial. The series received three nominations at the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards.

    Not only a showrunner but she is also the executive producer of this series. This series is produced by a total of 9 people some of them are David Bernad, Lee Eisenberg, and Andrew Weinberg.

    Cody Heller’s Net Worth

    She has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million dollars. She primarily earned from her varied career in the entertainment Industry.

    Talking about her fiancee’s net worth, Dan has a net worth of $ 15 million.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Cody Heller
    Birth Place California, USA
    Birthday May 13, 1985
    Age 39 years
    Zodiac Taurus
    Nationality American
    Father Robert Griffard
    Mother Randee Heller
    Siblings Sloane Heller
    College Art Center College of Design
    Profession Writer and producer
    Net Worth $2 million
    Height 5' 8"
    Eye Color Blue
    Hair Color Dark Brown
    Sexuality Straight
    Relationship Status Engaged
    Partner Daniel Harmon
    Partner Daniel Harmon