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    Gary Heffley Personality Type, MBTI

    What is the personality type of Gary Heffley? Which MBTI personality type best fits? Personality type for Gary Heffley from Diary Of A Wimpy Kid Franchise and what is the personality traits.

    ESFP (7w6)

    Gary Heffley personality type is ESFP, the “Artistic,” which is also called “The Actor.”

    Fun Fact: While writing the first book in the series, while at work, Jeff was reading a popular psychology book called “The Big Book of Personality Types.” He read the chapter on the ESFP type and it made him want to write about the character. The character of Rodrick Heffley was based on Jeff, but his personality is based on his real-life friends.

    Why was Rodrick Heffley originally named Roderick?

    Jeff originally wanted Roderick to be named Rodrick. Rodrick was his middle name until his dad suggested that Rodrick wouldn’t be a great name for a character. After his father suggested Rodrick, Jeff began writing about Rodrick. Jeff liked the name Rodrick because it sounded like a real name.

    Fun Fact: When Jeff first did the drafts for “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” he originally did not have Rodrick Heffley in the story line. The character of Frank Heffley was very similar to Jeff when he was younger and he had a lot in common with Frank Heffley.

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