Who Is Marc Schauer? Everything About Laura Linney’s Husband

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Who Is Marc Schauer? Everything About Laura Linney’s Husband

Marc Schauer is a famous celebrity spouse, media personality, and real estate agent by profession. He is also an alcohol and drug counselor. Marc is mostly popular as the second husband of Academy Award-nominee Laura Linney.

Married to a popular actress Laura, Marc’s life has also been a subject of interest. So, how did he meet his wife? Do they have any children from their marital relationship?

In this article, we are going to talk about Laura Linney’s husband Marc Schauer’s career, personal life, marital relationships, and more.

How Old Is Marc Schauer? Details Of His Early Life

The real estate agent Marc was born on 5th April 1960 in Telluride, Colorado, the United States of America. He has Caucasian ethnic descent and is an American by nationality.

Schauer is 62 years old as of 2022. He is four years older than his wife who was born on 5th February 1964 in NYC. She is the daughter of Off-broadway playwright Romulus Linney and Miriam Anderson Leggett, a nurse.

Marc Schauer Never Went To College

The celebrity spouse reportedly finished high school in New York. After that, he skipped college in order to pursue a career in real estate.

American real estate agent Marc Schauer and his wife Laura Linney
Schauer and Laura got engaged in 2007 and got married in 2009

While on the other hand, Linney finished her high school at Northfield Mount Hermon School. She then enrolled at Northwestern University and later transferred to Brown University graduating in 1986. In 2003, she received an honorary doctor of fine arts degree from Brown University.

Furthermore, she learned acting at the Julliard School alongside actress Jeanne Tripplehorn as a member of Group 19.

Marc Schauer Is A Licensed Broker

As mentioned earlier, Schauer is a drug counselor and real estate individual broker by profession. He was based at 650 Park Ave Apt 10e, New York, NY 10065 where he worked at his own real estate principal office.

Due to his individual broker license type, he was allowed to sell, buy, rent, auction, and advertise real estate properties for a compensation commonly in the form of commission or brokerage. The cost is generally negotiable.

As per Licensee, his real estate license was issued by the NYS Department of State and was valid till October 2021. As for now, it is still unknown whether Marc renewed his license or not.

Moreover, he also works as a counselor for drug and alcohol abuse.

How Did Marc Schauer And Laura Linney Meet?

The husband-wife first crossed paths back in 2004 when Linney was visiting Telluride for a film festival. At that time, Marc was assigned to host the actress and her mother.

During an interview with The New York Times Magazine, Linney talked about their first meeting saying,

“I remember looking at him at one point and going: ‘Am I attracted to this man? Am I attracted to my handler? What is going on?”

Though the love between them had already sparked nothing much happened in their first meeting. Later they connected over an email, and they eventually decided to meet in Chicago. Well, she describes her second meeting with Marc as filled with nervousness and anxiety as she rode from her room to the lobby hotel in Chicago. She stated,

I got out of the elevator and I turned and I looked at him and every anxiety just vanished. And I thought, Oh, this is going to be fine. And we fell very hard for each other very quickly.

She also said that it was love at first sight and she developed a crush on Marc then and there. The pair even went on a stroll to watch the stars.

While Laura was ready to leave Colorado, Marc handed her a note where he had written ‘I’ll stargaze with you anytime.’ Well, the rest of their relationship is history.

They Married After A Few Years of Dating

After dating for a while, Marc and Laura got engaged in August 2007. The lovers married on 2nd May 2009 in intimate matrimony after a 21-month-long engagement. Laura was walked down the aisle by actor Liam Neeson.

American real estate agent Marc Schauer Son from his marriage with wife
Marc and Laura’s son Bennett excited during his visit to a museum

As of now, the pair are married for over a decade and their relationship seems to be getting stronger every day. In their marital relationship, the husband and wife also have a son.

They welcomed their only child, Bennett Armistead Schauer on 8th January 2014. Linney was 49/50 years old when she gave birth to her son.

Besides, she was previously married to actor David Adkins. They got married on 2nd September 1995 until 2000.

Schauer’s Wife Laura Is A Oscar Nominated Actress

Marc’s wife Lauren Linney, as we’ve mentioned before is an actress with a successful career of over three decades. She started her acting journey with the 1990 theatrical drama Six Degrees of Separation.

Likewise, Linney made her film debut as a young teacher in Lorenzo’s Oil starring Nick Nolte and Susan Sarandon. Her other initial acting credits are Dave, A Simple Twist of Fate, Absolute Power, The Truman Show, Lush, Tales of the City, Law & Order, Love Letters, Running Mates, and several others.

Marc's wife Laura Linney and actor Jason Bateman
Linney alongside her Ozark co-star Jason Bateman

The actress made her big breakthrough in the entertainment world with her role as Cathy Jamison in the 2010 TV series The Big C. Her character was so loved that she ended up with her fourth Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award.

In 2017, she landed yet another major role, Wendy Byrde, in the Netflix series Ozark. The series first aired on 21st July 2017 starring Jason Bateman, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner, and Julia Garner.

Moreover, her recent acting credits are Falling, The Roads Not Taken, The Last Movie Stars, and My Name Is Lucy Barton.

How Rich Is Marc Schauer In 2022? His Wife Is A Millionaire

With a career spanning over a few decades, Marc surely has earned a lot. According to sources, his current net worth is around $1 million as of 2022.

On the other hand, his actor wife Laura reportedly owns $10 million in net worth. She earns her wealth from her sole acting career.