Anne Stringfield Biography: Age, Career, Marriage, Husband, Kids

Anne Stringfield and her husband Steve Martin

Who is Anne Stringfield?

Anne Stringfield is an American professional writer, editor, and fact checker. She is popular in the media for being the wife of Hollywood actor and comedian Steve Martin.

Anne Stringfield’s childhood and parents

Anne Stringfield’s full name is Anne Powell Stringfield. She was born in 1972 in Pensacola, Florida, USA, as the older of two children born to her parents – Dr James Stringfield (father) and Margo Stringfield (mother). Though her birth month and day are unknown, Anne Stringfield is reported to be 50 years old as of 2022. She grew up in Florida with her unknown younger sister. Her father is a pulmonologist, while her mother works as an archaeologist at the University of West Florida.

Anne Stringfield’s education and career

Anne Stringfield attended Pensacola High School before proceeding to Davidson College where she graduated with a degree in 1994. Stringfield has worked as an editor and fact checker for the American weekly magazine, “The New Yorker”. She also did freelancing jobs for Vogue Magazine. She has written various reviews on plays and other artworks.

In 2011, Anne Stringfield wrote a tribute to eulogise late Hollywood talent manager, Sue Mengers, who died on October 15, 2011, from pneumonia. Anne Stringfield was openly supportive of gay marriages in the Southern US states.

Wiki Profile of Anne Stringfield

Full nameAnne Powell Stringfield
Age50 years old
Date of birth1972
Marital statusMarried
HusbandSteve Martins
Alma materDavidson College
Height5″ 7 inches
CareerWriter, Editor, Fact checker

Anne Stringfield’s marriage and wedding

As of the time of publishing this article, Anne Stringfield is married to Hollywood actor and comedian, Steve Martin. She is the second wife of the actor. Before marrying Anne Stringfield, Martin was previously married to British actress, Victoria Tennant. Steve Martin’s marriage to Anne Stringfield stirred some talks in the media due to the wide age gap between them. Martin, 77, is about 27 years older than his wife, Anne Stringfield, 50. Nevertheless, Anne Stringfield and Steve Martin have been together for around 15 years. They got married in 2007.

Their union is blessed with one child – a daughter named Mary. The lovebirds got married precisely on July 28, 2007, at Steve Martin’s house in Los Angeles. They had their honeymoon in the French West Indies. According to reports gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Anne Stringfield and Steve Martin had a surprise low-key wedding ceremony at Steve’s house in Los Angeles with about 75 guests in attendance.

The event was graced by mostly family members and close friends of the couple such as Tom Hanks, Ricky Jay, Carl Reiner, and Eugene Levy, amongst others. Anne Stringfield’s bridesmaid was her unidentified younger sister, while her husband’s best man was “Saturday Night Live” creator, Lorne Michaels.

Before her marriage to Steve Martin, Anne Stringfield led a quiet life. She only came into the limelight after her marriage to the actor. Despite being a celebrity wife, Stringfield has managed to stay off the fame and paparazzi that comes with the situation and has largely maintained her quiet and reserved lifestyle. Reports even had it that she has no social media presence, unlike some other celebrity wives.

Anne Stringfield also rarely attends public functions with her husband. The only time she received unaware media attention was in June 2015 when she accompanied her husband to the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award at Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles. Her husband’s longtime friend and actress, Tina Frey, had described her as the smarter, younger, and thinner version of herself during the event.

Despite the private lifestyle of the couple, Steve Martin is always sharing lovely pictures of himself and his wife. He has described her as a beautiful, smart, and amazing woman.

About Anne Stringfield’s husband – Steve Martin

Steve Martin is Anne Stringfield’s husband and the father of her daughter. He is a legendary American actor, comedian, film producer and playwright. Martin is also popular for being a banjo musician. He was born on August 14, 1945, in Waco, Texas, to Mary Lee (mother) and Glenn Vernon Martin (father). He is 77 years old as of 2022.

His father was reportedly a real estate salesman. His older sister is identified as Melinda Martin. He attended Long Beach State College in California and became known as a comedian in the 60s after he starred in “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour”. He became a frequent guest on the “Tonight Show” and started stand-up comedy in the 70s.

Martin went on to become an actor, starring in movies like “Parenthood”, “Father of the Bride”, “Cheaper by the Dozen”, “Pink Panther”, among others. Steve Martin has won many awards and honours both as a comedian, actor and musician. He is a 5-time Grammy Award winner. He has also won awards like the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, The Kennedy Center Honors, and the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award. He was also ranked 6th place in a list of 100 greatest stand-up comics in 2004 by Comedy Central.

Anne Stringfield and Steve Martin

Steve Martin’s first marriage

Before his marriage to Anne Stringfield, Steve Martin was previously married to British actress, Victoria Tennant. They were together for 8 years before their split. Martin and Tennant got married in 1986 and divorced in 1994. Martin also has a dating history with the likes of the late Carrie Fisher, Bernadette Peters, and Cindy Sherman.

How Anne Stringfield met Steve Martin

Anne Stringfield and Steve Martin met during her days as an editor and fact checker with The New Yorker magazine in 2004. She had to frequently put a call through to the actor since she was working on one of his comic projects at the time to verify some information.

Their love affair started from there as they began to call each other more frequently before they finally agreed to have a physical meeting. They both discovered that they are both introverts upon their meeting. The lovebirds dated for about three years before tying the knot in a private wedding ceremony in 2007. Despite their age difference, Martin and Stringfield have maintained a successful marriage for around 15 years.

Anne Stringfield and Steve Martin’s daughter, Mary.

Anne Stringfield’s children

Anne Stringfield and Steve Martin have one child together. Their daughter’s name is Mary Martin. She was reportedly named after her paternal grandmother. She was born in December 2012 and she is 10 years old as of 2022.

It took quite some time for details of Anne Stringfield and Steve Martin’s daughter to appear in the media as both parents were very private about their daughter’s personal information. Her picture was only released after two years of her birth in November 2014 when her mother took her on a stroll in Los Angeles.

Her father once joked about her name being “Conquistador” during an interview with David Letterman on the “Late Show”.

In his words:

‘We’ve thought about the name quite a bit…’Conquistador’…What do you think? I didn’t want to go with one of those Hollywood weird names. Conquistador says… It’s a statement’.

Steve Martin granted a lot of interviews to magazines and TV shows after the birth of Mary since she was the first child he would ever have. He was 67 years of age while his wife was 40 years of age at the time of their child’s birth.

According to Steve, he had the child at the right time because having a child earlier would have made him a lousy father as he would have been more concerned about his career. He explained that at the time he had the child, he had no career to run after, giving him all the time in the world to learn and grow with her.

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