Mrs. Wiggins is Ted's mother and Grammy Norma's daughter.

She is voiced by Jenny Slate who voice Dawn Bellwether from Zootopia and Gidget from The Secret Life of Pets and who portrays Zoe from Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.


She speaks with a sort of Brooklyn accent. In a way, her roles are somewhat reversed with her mother as she often speaks to her like a child. During lunch, she tells her son to stop playing with his food and then tells her mother as well. She seems to disbelieve in her mother's words at times. When Ted asks about trees, she brushes off her mother's mention of the 'Once-Ler' as one of her stories.

She is shown to have a fondness of music and dancing, as she was shown to have a disco ball decoration in her rear view mirror of her car. Mrs. Wiggins is shown to be something a of typical mother, she tries to do family activities with her family, she cares for her son, and is protective when she feels he's in danger. Though she has her stern moments, she's open to hearing something her son says.In a way she is somewhat intimidated by Mr. O'Hare when he comes to confront Ted about the Truffula seed. But she shows she's no push over when she kicks him out for ruining her son's room and trying to threaten him. When her son reveals he has a Truffula seed, she aids in trying to get it planted by distracting Morty to chase her.

She also encourages the town in "Let It Grow", along with others, to plant the tree.

She's the few characters created solely for the film and not traced from the book or the animated short.


Mrs. Wiggins has a big, round brown afro and round shaped glasses. She wears a long-sleeved pink shirt with ruffles in the neck, a purple dress with white overlapping circular shapes in it, and a pair of sapphire earrings.


She is very helpful, protective, enthusiastic, thoughtful, charming, honest, kind, authentic, compassionate, so she loves disco and everything beautiful. She owns a red car that she uses to trick Aloysius O'Hare in the Thneedville highway. She is a loving, grateful, empathetic, appreciative, rapturous, and caring mother for Ted Wiggins and she supports him in planting the last Truffula seed that The Once-ler gives him.


  • Mrs. Wiggins is the first Illumination Entertainment character voiced by Jenny Slate.
  • Her name is never given in the movie nor in the credits.
  • Although she's married, it's never stated what happened to Mr. Wiggins.
  • While Mrs. Wiggins has never seen trees, she has some idea of what they are, being in awe to see the Truffula seed.


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