Who Is Zane Schoeffling? The Untold Truth of Michael Schoeffling’s Son

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Zane Schoeffling is the son of Michael Schoeffling, a former actor who rose to fame after playing the role of Jake Ryan in Sixten Candles. His father Michael who kicked off his acting career in the mid-1980s worked in a dozen of movies and TV shows before quitting his acting career in 1991. On the other hand, Zane’s mother Valerie C. Robinson is an occasional actress.

Despite being the son of a one-time Hollywood heartthrob, Zane prefers to live quite a private life. So, let’s find out what is Zane doing at present. Is the star kid also following in his father’s footsteps?

Here are some interesting facts about Michael Schoeffling’s son. Let’s take a look!

Zane Schoeffling Age and Early Life – When is His Birthday?

Schoeffling was born in the late 1980s, in Newfoundland, Pennsylvania, United States of America. Talking about his age, Zane is in his mid-thirties. Even though it is yet to be verified, some unofficial sources have mentioned that Zane was born on August 6, 1988, which makes him 34 years old in 2022. Spending most part of his early life in his hometown of Newfoundland, Zane also completed his schooling from there.

Zane's family members
Zane’s parents with his little sister.
Source: Instagram

For a fact, Matt Schoeffling, and Tom Schoeffling are his uncles from his father’s side.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Zane belongs to the American nationality. And as far as his ethnicity is concerned the star kid is Caucasian.

What is Zane Schoeffling Up to These Days? Know a Bit about His Father’s Acting Career

As we have mentioned above that Zane is a private person and has yet to leak anything about his professional and personal life. Thus, we can’t find out any endeavors that Zane is involved in. Schoeffling only hit the media as the son of the late eighties star Michael. What’s more, Zane prefers living away from the media limelight which makes it more difficult to find anything about him.

However, when we talk about his father, he is a former actor who had some successes, mostly in the ’80s. His father Michael landed his first professional role in the teen movie Sixteen Candles in 1984, where he played Jake Ryan, a popular yet sensitive high school athlete. The same year, Michael snagged the role of Amputee Soldier in Racing with the Moon.

Similarly, in 1985, the actor appeared in two movies Sylvester and Vision Quest. The following year, Schoeffling popped up in two more Let’s Get Harry and Belizaire the Cajun. His other successful big-screen projects include Longtime Companion and Salves of New York.

Additionally, Zane played Joe Perretti in a 1990 family comedy-drama Mermaids, sharing the screen along with Cher, Bob Hoskins, and Winona Ryder. His last movie credit was the 1991 movie Wild Hearts Cant’s Be Broken.

Besides, Schoeffling also has a TV credit who portrayed Lance in the series The Hitchhiker in 1986. In 2005, the former actor was ranked  #22 on Teen Magazine’s list of “Biggest Hunks of the 1980s.”

What is Zane Schoeffling’s Father Doing After His Retirement?

After quitting his acting career, Michael went on to open a woodworking shop that produces handcrafted furniture. Well, the actor-turned-businessman had initially done modeling works for some modeling agencies, including GQ back in the mid-1980s. The Wilkes-Barre-born former actor, Michael studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in Manhattan. Meanwhile, talking about academics, Michael completed his schooling at Cherokee High School in New Jersey. Afterward, he attended Temple University for his higher studies.

Zane Schoeffling Has a Sister

Schoeffling grew up with his younger sibling, a sister Scarlett Schoeffling, born on 6th May 1991. As per sources, his sister is a model and an occasional actress. She appeared in films like Blackjack: The Jackie Ryan Story and Billions.

Besides, the brother and sister share a strong bond with each other. As a matter of fact, Scarlett has posted a few throwback photos of themselves on her Instagram. One of the cutest photos Scarlett has posted was in September 2014, which she captioned, “#tbt brotherly love.”

Zane Schoeffling and his sister.
Zane with his younger sister Scarlett Schoeffling

Unlike his sister, Zane isn’t active on social sites.

Who is Zane Schoeffling’s Girlfriend? Is He Dating Anyone in 2022?

Alike all the details about Zane’s life, his love life is also a mystery. Given that he is in his mid-thirties at present, it is plausible that Zane lives a happily married life with children. However, since neither Zane nor sources close to him have opened up anything about his love life, these facts remain total assumptions.

His Net Worth Details

Zane’s net worth is revealed to be $1 million as of 2023. On the other hand, his father Michael’s fortune stands at $500,000 as of 2023. His income mostly incomes from his own furniture store in Pennsylvania. With his father’s decent income and worth, we can say Zane and his sister had a good upbringing.