Christine Marinoni – Bio, Family & Facts About Cynthia Nixon’s Wife

The phrase ‘star-crossed lovers’ is often used to describe a couple who exist in two different worlds that have nothing to do with one another, and by that definition, Christine Marinoni and Cynthia Nixon are very much star-crossed lovers. Cynthia comes from the glamorous and fame-driven world of Hollywood, while her wife, Christine is an activist and public policy analyst. Cynthia is known for her work as Miranda Hobbes in the popular and iconic show, Sex and the City, while Christine is known for her work for LGBT activism.

There is plenty to learn about her Christine Marinoni and you will learn a lot more below.

Who is Christine Marinoni and How Old is She?

In 1967, in Washington, United States, Christine Marinoni was born and was subsequently raised in Bainbridge, Washington. She was born to academics who raised her through childhood into adulthood.

As for her education, Christine Marinoni enrolled and studied at Columbia University where she earned a degree in Economic Development, with the plan of starting a career as either a diplomat or international affairs professional but instead, she has gained a reputation for her work in fighting for LGBT rights and it all began in 1995 after she came out as a lesbian.

According to available information, her journey from regular folk to activist started after a bartender in a coffee shop/bar she established to cater to lesbian clientele became the subject of a hate crime. The incident sparked a fire inside Christine Marinoni to fight for the rights of others like her and the fire has continued to burn to date.

Since then, she has been a prominent organizer of various campaigns and protests against homophobia. She also pressed on the legislation of gay marriage in New York City and has worked in Bill de Blasio’s administration, albeit in a position that focused on education, as a special adviser for community partnerships in the Department of Education.

Living As Cynthia Nixon’s Wife

Christine Marinoni and her wife, Cynthia Nixon
Christine Marinoni and her wife, Cynthia Nixon

Christine Marinoni and Cynthia Nixon have been able to build a happy and beautiful family and it all started when they met for the first time in 2001. At the time, Christine was working as an education organizer while Cynthia Nixon was championing a campaign in the reduction of classroom population in New York’s public schools.

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Their shared interest in helping to shape and build a better society sparked the beginning of what has been a long and happy relationship. When they met, Cynthia Nixon was in a marriage with Danny Mozes as her husband who she had two children with but they got divorced in 2003. Then 2 years after meeting Christine, she began to date the activist.

In 2009, Christine Marinoni and Cynthia Nixon got engaged and following the passing of the equal marriage rights law, they got married on the 27th of May, 2012. Since they became a couple, they have welcomed the birth of a child, Max Ellington Nixon-Marinoni, who was born on the 7th of February, 2011.

Cynthia Nixon’s children from her first marriage are Samantha and Charles Ezekiel who were born in November 1996 and December 2002 respectively.

Net Worth

Unlike her wife, Christine Marinoni does not work in an industry known for its high financial remuneration but she has been able to build a modest life for herself. As a special adviser, she earned as much as $120 thousand per year in salary income. Her wife, Cynthia Nixon, however, is worth a whopping $60 million.


Prior to giving birth to their daughter, Max Ellington Nixon-Marinoni, Christine and Cynthia suffered a lot of miscarriages and their daughter, Max was born after six attempts of trying to conceive.

Christine’s Parents

Christine Marinoni’s mother used to be the President of the Teachers Union while her father worked as a University professor.

Body Measurements

Christine Marinoni ambitions are tall, but physically, she is a short woman. She has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 78 kg. She has body measurements of 34, 32, and 37 inches for her bust, waist, and hips sizes respectively. Additionally, Christine has other features like brown hair and grey colored eyes.

Her Wife’s Career Accomplishments

Her wife, Cynthia Nixon has starred in over 80 movies and TV shows, including the iconic Sex and the City show.

In 2018, Cynthia who has always been a huge supporter of her activism announced her intentions to run as the Governor of New York. She lost the primary election to the incumbent governor, Andrew Cuomo.

Adeola Seun
Adeola Seun
Seun is a CCNA certified graduate of FUTA. He has been writing on various subjects that include finance, economics, celebrity net worth, lifestyle, biographies and politics for over 7 years, Other than writing, he enjoys movies, video games, and sports


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