Ardent viewers of ABC News are likely to be familiar with Sara Haines, who has worked on shows like Good Morning America. She is a seasoned journalist and broadcaster who has recorded over a decade in the industry, building a resume that includes hosting The View. Since she became a TV star, there has been an increased focus on her life, particularly her personal life where we know she is married to Max Shifrin.
While there is plenty of information available about Sara Haines, there is very little information available about her husband, who prefers to live outside of the media spotlight. However, we have been able to find some noteworthy information about him and in this article, you can read about six things you should know about him.
Max Shifrin’s Biography
Max was born on the 18th of January, 1983 in America, after his parents emigrated from Soviet Russia. He was raised alongside a brother, Eugene Smelyansky in New Jersey, where he had his childhood and began his education.
Not much is known of his childhood life but following the completion of his high school years, he headed over to the University of Connecticut, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and history. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Max Shifrin enrolled in the Brooklyn Law School and earned his Juris Doctor, receiving the qualification in 2010.
While studying to become a certified lawyer, Max Shifrin worked as an editor of the Brooklyn Law Review and he also worked as an intern at the U.S District Court in the Eastern District of New York. His work experience before he left Brooklyn Law School also included a stint at the U.S Attorney’s Office where he served as a student prosecutor.
Before he met his wife, Sara Haines, Max Shifrin began his professional career by working for Fried Frank and Storch Amini. He also worked for another law firm, Munves, PC. Since 2014, he has been working for Baker Hostetler LLP.
Six Things To Know About Sara Haines’ Husband
- He is a commercial litigator
Lawyers have the option of choosing an aspect of law they specialize in after graduation and Max Shifrin has been working as a commercial litigator since he became a professional.
In his short career as a litigator, Max Shifrin has worked on several high-profile cases, including the Bernard L. Madoff case where he was appointed on the team of counselors representing the victims of the famous Wall Street scam artist.
- Max met his wife on a dating site
Finding someone with a shared interest can sometimes be a challenge, especially for people with busy lives like Max Shifrin, and so it came as no surprise when we discovered that he registered on the famous dating site, OkCupid, where he met his wife, Sara Haines.
Sara Haines made the profile out of a suggestion by her producer for a segment on her show, with the expectation that she would delete it after, but instead chose to keep it. Eventually, Max Shifrin found her on the site, messaged her, met for the first time and began a relationship.
- Max and Sara Haines got married in 2014
2014 was a big year for Max Shifrin and it was not just because he began his time at Baker Hostetler LLP in 2014, but he also got married to his wife, Sara Haines in the same year. The couple, having been dating for a year, got engaged nine months into their relationship and got married on the 22nd of November, 2014. The couple chose an exotic wedding that was held in the Bahamas.
- Max is a father of three
Max is the patriarch of a big family that consists of three children. His and his wife’s first child, a son named Alec Richard Shifrin, was born on the 5th of March, 2016 while their second child, a daughter, Sandra Grace Shifrin, was born on the 23rd of December, 2017. Their third child, a son, was born in June 2019.
- He has appeared on Television
Considering Max Shifrin prefers to stay away from the spotlight, his appearance on his wife’s show, Good Morning America Weekend Edition came as a surprise. He has appeared in two episodes of the show, with both of them coming in April and June 2016.
- He is a millionaire
As a high-level lawyer for Baker Hostetler LLP, Max Shifrin is earning well into six figures and from income earned from his previous roles in other law firms, has been able to build a net worth well into seven figures, with the exact number yet known. His wife, on the other hand, has a net worth of $6 million earned from her career as a broadcaster.