Helen LaKelly Hunt
BornFebruary 1949 (age 74–75)
Occupation(s)Activist, feminist, philanthropist, writer
SpouseHarville Hendrix
Children6, including Haela and Leah
RelativesLamar Hunt (brother)
Clark Hunt (nephew)

Helen LaKelly Hunt (born February 1949) is an American activist and writer. She is the daughter of oil tycoon H. L. Hunt. She holds earned and honorary degrees from Union Theological Seminary (NY) and Southern Methodist University.[1]

Life and career

She is founder and president of The Sister Fund.[citation needed]

Hunt lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband, Harville Hendrix.

Helen LaKelly Hunt along with her husband developed Imago Relationship Therapy. Together they have six children, including Haela Hunt-Hendrix, the vocalist of the American black metal band Liturgy, Leah Hunt-Hendrix, an Occupy movement activist,[2] and Kimberly June Miller, co-author of the book Boundaries for Your Soul.[3]

She is a member of the Hunt oil/football family. Her brother Lamar founded the American Football League and the Kansas City Chiefs. Her nephew Clark, Lamar's son, became co-owner and chairman of the board for the Chiefs after Lamar's death.


Hunt has written several books on feminism, including Faith and Feminism: A Holy Alliance and And The Spirit Moved Them: The Lost Radical History of America's First Feminists.

She was also a contributor to the book Becoming Myself: Reflections on Growing Up Female.

Hunt has co-authored multiple books with her husband, including:


  1. ^ "Harville & Helen".
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-04. Retrieved 2015-05-13.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "About". Kimberly June Miller. Retrieved 2019-08-01.