She is a multi-talented and amazing lady, a prolific writer and a wife to the American king of comedy – she is no other than Anne Stringfield who is married to renowned actor and comedian Steve Martin.
Anne was once a New York magazine staffer and has also worked with other notable magazines including Vogue among others. While her husband is making the rounds on the television screens, Anne enjoys working behind the scene because she is camera-shy. Nevertheless, her brilliant works sure do speak for themselves. Read more about Anne Stringfield’s bio, husband, and family below.
Anne Stringfield Bio
The writer was born as Anne Powell Stringfield in Pensacola, Florida in 1972. Her father Dr James Stringfield works as a pulmonologist and her mother, Margo Stringfield is an archaeologist at the University of West Florida. Anne is the eldest child of her parents and was raised along with her younger sister. She holds American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Stringfield finished her early education from Pensacola High School and also obtained her bachelor’s degree from Davidson College in 1994.
Upon graduation, Anne began her career as a writer, working with the New York Magazine. She also worked as an editor and fact check specialist for the magazine till the mid-2000s. So far, Anne has written many reviews for off-Broadway plays and arts. She previously worked as a freelance writer for other top magazines including Vogue magazine. For what it’s worth, Stringfield came into the limelight following her marriage to the American king of comedy and renowned actor Steve Martin.
Her Husband (Steve Martin), Children and Family
Anne Stringfield is married to the famous comedian and actor Steve Martin. Her husband isn’t just an actor and comedian; he is also a writer as well as a musician. He plays the musical instrument called the banjo and has frequently included music in his comedy shows. Steve has hosted numerous shows such as Steve-Martin Live, Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin and Steve Martin: The Television Stuff. Additionally, he has received several awards including an Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, and an American Comedy Award just to mention a few. He was placed 6th on the list of the 100 greatest stand-up comedians and was honoured at the fifth Annual Governors Awards in 2013.
Anne and Steve Martin’s marriage was one of the most talked about marriages in Hollywood and the love between them is highly unexplainable. The couple met in the mid-2000s, at the time, Anne was still working as a fact checker for the New York magazine and after a few years of successful relationship, the couple tied the knot in Martin’s Los Angeles mansion on July 28, 2007. Anne and Steve’s wedding was a surprised one as the couple had told their guests that it was just a party.
The wedding was attended by a total of 75 guests including Carl Reiner, Rick Jay, Tom Hanks and Diane Keaton. Bob Kerrey, a former Nebraska Senator presided over the ceremony while Lorne Michaels was the best man and Anne’s younger sister was the maid of honour. Her wedding gown was designed by Vera Wang while her husband wore Armani suits. After the wedding, the couple went to West French Indies to enjoy a blissful honeymoon.
While Steve is making the rounds on the media, his wife appears to be camera-shy and enjoys keeping a low-profile. She is rarely seen with her husband in public places, red carpets, and star-studded environments. The birth of their first daughter, Mary in December 2013 was an awesome moment for the amazing couple. It was Steve’s first child at the age of 71 and the news was all over the media for weeks, if not months. Yet again, Anne Stringfield has managed to shield herself and her baby from the media eye to date.
Steve has often described his wife as Tina Fey look-alike, saying she is very beautiful, rewarding, smart, and intelligent. During his shows, Steve never failed to appreciate his wife and daughter who serve as his strength. Prior to his marriage to Anne, Steve was previously married to an American actress named Victoria Tennant in 1986. For undisclosed reasons; the couple went their separate ways in 1994. They didn’t have any kids from the marriage.