Erik von Detten Biography

Updated On May 23, 2019 Published On May 23, 2019
Facts of Erik von Detten
Date of Birth: 1982 , October-3
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Erik von Detten
Birth Name Erik Thomas von Detten
Father Volker von Detten
Mother Susan von Detten
Nationality American
Birth Place/City San Diego, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $2 Million
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Sisters 3
Siblings 4
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Erik von Detten is an American actor best known for his roles in Brink!, Escape to Witch Mountain, The Princess DiariesToy Story, Complete Savages, and So Weird. He and his wife recently welcomed their first child, a baby girl.

Early Life & Parents

Erik von Detten was born on October 3, 1982, in San Diego, California, to his parents Volker von Detten and Susan von Detten.

His father is an immigrant from Munich, Germany, while his mother, who is a photographer, is of English and Russian-Jewish descent.

Eric is one of the five children of his parent. He has a brother Timothy von Detten and three sisters Britta von DettenAndrea von DettenDolly von Detten.

Career & Achievements

Erik von Detten made his acting debut with All I Want for Christmas (directed by Robert Lieberman) in 1991.

His appearance in a theatrical release The Princess Diaries is one of his most recognized roles of all time. He starred in the 2001 comedy drama movie alongside Anne Hathaway and Mandy Moore.

As for the television appearance, he first appeared in an NBC TV series Days of Our Lives, in 1993. 

In addition to being a film and television actor, Eric is also a voice actor. He provided the voice of toy-destroyer Sid Phillips in Toy Story in 1995. He was 13 years old at the time.

His last work on a movie was in Toy Story 3 (2010), while Family Guy is the last TV show he appeared in.

Personal Life: Marriage, Children

Erik von Detten is a married man. He is in a marital relationship with wife Angela Chen since September 2018.

The couple is parents of a child, daughter Claire, who was born on May 17, 2019. The proud dad shared an Instagram photo of his baby girl on May 22 to announce her birth, captioning it "Welcome to earth sweetie."

Salary & Net Worth

The details about Erik von Detten's property and bank balance have not been disclosed yet. However, being a veteran actor, he has certainly collected a lot of money throughout his career.

Scrolling down his Instagram account, we can assure that he is living a lavish lifestyle. According to Celebrity Networth, 36-year-old Erik, who has a height of 6 Feet 1 Inch, has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

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Born in San Diego, California

October 3 , 1982

Erik von Detten was born on October 3, 1982, in San Diego, California, USA to his father Volker von Detten and mother Susan von Detten.

Made Acting Debut With All I Want for Christmas


Erik von Detten made his acting debut with a movie directed by Robert Lieberman, 'All I Want for Christmas' in 1991.

Appeared in The Princess Diaries


Erik von Detten appeared in The Princess Diaries alongside Anne Hathaway and Mandy Moore in 2001.

Married to Angela Chen


Erik von Detten married his wife Angela Chen in September 2018 and ever since they are living a happy married life.

Welcomed Daughter Claire


Erik von Detten and his wife Angela Chen welcomed their first child, a baby girl, on May 17, 2019. The couple has named their daughter Claire.

Net Worth $2 Million


According to Celebrity Networth, Erik has an estimated net worth of $2 million, with a handsome amount of salary.