Anne Stringfield is an American writer born in Pensacola, Florida. Anne used to work for The New Yorker magazine as a writer. Anne Powell Stringfield is better known for being the second wife of veteran American actor and comedian, Steve Martin. This adorable couple has been married for more than a decade. If you want to know some juicy information about Steve Martin’s wife Anne Stringfield then stay tuned till the end.
Early life & Education
Anne Powell Stringfield was born in the year 1972 and she was born and brought up in Pensacola, Florida. Dr. James Stringfield and Margo Stringfield are her parents. Mrs. Stringfield was an archaeologist at the University of West Florida whereas her father Dr. James is a Pulmonologist. Dr. James was the father of two daughters, one is Anne and another is Laura, who was the maid of honor in Anne’s wedding ceremony. Not much has been known about Anne Stringfield’s early life and education. She completed her schooling from Pensacola high school located in Florida. She did her graduation from Davidson College in the year 1994.
The career of Anne Stringfield
Anne is a very shy lady and she likes to keep her life private although being the wife of a Hollywood Celebrity. She also doesn’t like to show up in public and she is camera-shy. In Fact, she has never walked on the red carpet or has attended star-studded award shows and events with her husband, Steve Martin. She keeps her life so private that even after giving birth to her daughter in the year 2012(December), she avoided the media which is quite surprising. But, Steve Martin grabbed all the attention as a father at the age of 67. As said earlier, Anne does not like to show up in public but in the year 2015, she gained a lot of media coverage when she accompanied Steve Martin at the Dolby Theatre located in Los Angeles. Steve received the 43rd American film institute life achievement award in June 2015. Tina fey said some funny and controversial statement in the award show which attended a lot of attention. She compared herself to Anne Stringfield and said, “Steve married to a woman who is a thinner, younger, and smarter version of me”. During an interview with ‘People’, Steve did respond to her comment and admitted that Anne does look like Fey. This was the only scenario when Anne Stringfield was in media coverage.
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Anne Stringfield’s Work @The New Yorkers
Anne completed her graduation from Davidson college located in North Carolina in the year 1994. Stringfield works as a journalist and she was a freelance writer, writing about off-Broadway reviews and art for Vogue. Later, in her career, Anne also worked as a fact-checker for the New Yorker magazine. Working as a faster, she also wrote amazing articles of her own.
Anne Stringfield was assigned to check a comedy piece written by a famous celebrity, Steve Martin in Early- 2000’s. Steve was a regular contributor to the New Yorker magazine and Anne found one of his famous pieces. She was impressed by his contribution and she had called Martin many times to discuss work.
Love story: Anne Stringfield & Steve Martin
Actually, before meeting for the first time Anne and Steve you should talk on the phone for more than a year. And when finally they met, the true love story began although having a three-decade age Gap between them.
Anne Stringfield slightly resembles to ‘Sex and the City’ celebrity, Kristin Davis. This created a misconception when Steve was spotted with his younger beautiful girlfriend. The media outlets mistakenly reported that Steve Martin was dating Kristin Davis. Martin has been in a relationship with some high-profile stars including Carrie Fisher and Bernadette Peters. From the year 1986 to 1994, he was married to Victoria Tennant. Martin being an introvert person found Anne’s deeply shy behavior very attractive. Talking about their first meeting, Martin said she is the kind of beauty that inspired the romantic poet to write that “violet by a mossy stone” thing.
After dating for more than 4 years please couple secretly got married at a surprise party in Martin’s house located in Los Angeles on July 28, 2007. Talking about the wedding ceremony, it was a very private wedding ceremony and Tom Hanks and Carl Reiner were among the few actors who were invited. Lorne Michaels who is the creator of Saturday Night Live ! was very entertaining. The Wedding ceremony was scheduled outdoor in the night under the stars. Steve Martin was perfectly suited up with Armani and with his Inspector Clouseau Moustache. Whereas Anne Stringfield wore a beautiful VERA WANG dress. At that time it was scheduled to begin shooting for the sequel of Pink panther. The Music entertainment for the ceremony was given by a bluegrass band hot rize.
This adorable couple gave birth to their first daughter, Mary Martin in December of 2012. Becoming a father at the age of 67 Martin said that if he had a child earlier in his life then he would have got distracted from his career. Martin said to David Letterman, who is an actor that, he thought about the name of his daughter for quite a long time. Mary is the perfect name for his daughter, he said. He didn’t want to go with one of those fancy Hollywood weird names. Despite being married for more than a decade and Springfield give birth to their first child when Martin was 67 years old. This created buzz and it became big news in the entertainment industry. After becoming father Martin give interviews too many TV shows and magazines about his experience of becoming a dad at that age. Anne Springfield is camera shy and very introvert person and she has not appeared to the media with her daughter.
Some Unknown trivia and facts
- There is an age difference of more than 3 decades between Anne Stringfield and Steve Martin which is quite surprising to see. Also, this created a lot of buzz in the Hollywood and entertainment industry.
- Anne is a very introvert person and she is very camera-shy. She doesn’t like to share her personal life with the media and public, which is very surprising as she is the wife of Hollywood star Steve Martin. She doesn’t accompany her husband in award show or star-studded events. Once in the year 2015, she came with Martin in 43rd American film institute life achievement award in June 2015. This is the only time when she was spotted with Steve.
- Before her marriage, she used to work as a fact-checker and also she occasionally writes for The New Yorkers.
- Sometimes she also used to write off-Broadway reviews and art-related stuff.
- Anne also has done several freelance works for the magazine Vogue.
- Steve Martin, the hubby of Anne is very fond of collecting art and he also is a trustee of the Los Angeles Museum of art.
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Thanks to Steve Martin and his wife Anne Stringfield for their recent donation of this dramatic, whimsical landscape by pioneering modernist #LawrenHarris! Given in honor of Canada’s 150th anniversary, the painting depicts a wooded island on the northern coast of Lake Superior in Ontario. On view now in our Art of the Americas Wing, “Northern Painting 25” (1924) is the first work by Harris, a leading member of Canada’s Group of Seven, to enter our collection.