Elden Henson Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Supriya Jain
Feb 08, 2024 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Feb 15, 2023
Edited by Deepali Singhal
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Elden Henson gained fame as young Steve Mills in 'Marilyn Hotchkiss Ballroom Dancing & Charm School'
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About Elden Henson

Elden Ryan Ratliff also famously known as Elden Henson was born on August 30, 1977, in Rockville, Maryland in the United States.

He was born to his mother Sayde Henson, who was an educator and a photographer, and George Ratliff, a New York theater actor. He comes from an acting background, as his brothers are also actors.

He has two brothers and a younger half-brother. One of his brothers, Garette Henson appeared in 'The Mighty Ducks' and his second brother Erick Ratliff also appeared in 'Elvis And Me'. His stepbrother Ellington Ratliff is a member of the R5 Band.

Coming from such a creative background, he started his journey of becoming an actor at the age of six by doing commercials. He also signed up for a series of movies and television series at the age of 10. His first professional work started when he was only a toddler, so he has known his lighting techniques, shots, and angles since he was very young. He gained fame after portraying the famous character of Fulton Reed in the movie trilogy titled 'The Mighty Ducks' and Foggy Nelson in several Marvel movies released under the extended MCU and also his most recent work like Polloux in 'The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1' and 'The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2'.

Elden Henson Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Elden Henson’s net worth?

Knowing Elden Henson is an American actor. His net worth is known to be $2 million.

How much does Elden Henson earn per year?

Elon Hedson is an actor, which means his annual income keeps fluctuating and it depends on the projects he works on and also how well those projects are liked by audiences. But the estimate for his annual income is known to be around $500k.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Elden Henson?

Elden Henson is 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) tall.

How old is Elden Henson?

Elden Henson was born on August 30, 1977, in Rockville, Maryland, which makes him 45 as of October 2022. His experience in the film industry also remains the same since he began working on the sets when he was a toddler.

Childhood And Education

Since Elden Henson began working while he was only a toddler, he did not have to pay much attention to his academics because he was sure of becoming an actor and wanted to give his complete focus and attention there. Henson grew up in California, in Burbank to be specific with his family by his side. His father is George Ratliff the famous actor and his mother Sayde Henson was a teacher. He grew up with his brothers Garette Ratliff Henson, Ellington Ratliff, and Erick Ratliff. He attended John Burroughs High School in Burbank where he completed his schooling, he then later joined Emerson College but only for a brief amount of time. He later dropped out to pursue his career in acting.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Elden Henson dating?

Elden Henson is currently single, although he did have a spontaneous past. He was married to Kira Sternbach who is an actor and a casting director in Hollywood. They were pretty serious about which is why they got engaged and married in 2014 but soon after years they called it quits.  And he has a son with his ex-wife Kira Sternbach. HIs son's name is Dodger Henson.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Elden Henson rose to fame as he played the character of Foggy Nelson in 'Daredevil' a popular Netflix television series. He has also featured in an episode of 'Amazing Stories' that was aired in 1985. He also rose in popularity with his work in some notable television series over the years such as 'Private Practice', 'Psych' and 'Grey's Anatomy'. He has two brothers who are also actors, Erick and Garette Ratliff Henson.

Charity Work

Elden Henson is known to be very active in youth hockey causes and hosts hockey camps for at-risk and underprivileged children in the city of Los Angeles.

What awards has Elden Henson won?

Elden Henson coming from the industry that he does, there are a lot of award shows and carpets, and Elden Henson has also won a few of them. He won the nomination for the Young Artist award in the year 1993 for Outstanding young ensemble cast in a Motion Picture ‘The Mighty Ducks’.

Elden Henson’s Hobbies And Interests

The actor now has a variety of artistic pursuits like painting and photography. He’s very into museums and galleries and has visited almost all of them around the US. He’s also interested in music and also can play certain instruments like the guitar, and piano, and can also play the drums. He is also very passionate about traveling and has traveled a lot of the world. He enjoys watching sports like football, basketball, and baseball in his past time. He is also known to go watch the live match at the stadiums.

Other Interesting Elden Henson Facts And Trivia

  • He began his career when he was only a toddler and officially began at the age of three with modeling gigs and TV commercials.
  • He made his debut in movies when he appeared as a ring bear in ‘A Little Sex’.
  • He appeared on screen with his brother Erick Ratliff in a miniseries titled 'Elvis And Me'.
  • His first major role in a movie was 'The Mighty Ducks' which made him famous and also featured his brother Garette Ratliff Henson. He played the character of Fulton Reed in the popular film franchise.
  • His role in 'The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part - 1' was well appreciated.
  • Elden has also been featured in notable television series like 'ER', 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit', and 'Private Practice'.
  • His minor role in 'Amazing Stories' was widely appreciated.
  • Ever since Elden Henson started playing the character of Foggy Nelson in 'Daredevil' his fame skyrocketed. This series was aired on Netflix.
  • When he portrayed Foggy Nelson in 'Daredevil' he stated during an interview that he was extremely excited to have gotten the chance of portraying the role of Foggy Nelson. He further added that after reading the script he realized that his character was not just a sidekick or a comic relief but a well-defined character.

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Elden Henson Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Elden Ryan Ratliff

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175 cm

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Child Star?



Emerson College

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Sayde Henson, George Ratliff


Garrette Henson, Ellington Ratliff, Erick Ratliff
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Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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