While Adam Shulman is undoubtedly good at what he does, he was not really famous until he got together with everybody’s favorite actress, Anne Hathaway. The spotlight did not shine much on him before Anne came along even though he had been making a living as an actor, producer, and jewelry designer.
The story of how their romance began is quite impressive, with many describing it as love at first sight. By all indications, the union appears to have been made in heaven because, despite all the distraction that comes with being in a high profile relationship, Shulman and Hathaway’s union has evolved into something worth envying.
The question that has since been on everyone’s lips is how do the careers of both parties measure up, seeing that Shulman’s wife has achieved great things in Hollywood.
Similarities Between Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman’s Career
Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway have come a pretty long way in their individual careers. The couple have quite a long catalog of work in Hollywood although Shulman did not originally begin his career in the movie world but instead as a jewelry designer.
Before he went into jewelry designing, Shulman appeared to have had a knack for acting. This is evident in his academic qualifications as he attended Brown University and graduated with a degree in theatre in 2003. He went on to spend a few years doing other things before he returned to acting.
Adam Shulman’s significant other, on the other hand, has been an actress since 1999. She has appeared in everything from theatre to TV as well as in movies. Her career has been highlighted with so much success and many awards that include multiple Academy and Golden Globe Awards.
In comparison, looking at the number of films and TV shows the couple have both been involved in, awards won, and recognition received as actors, it is obvious that Anne Hathaway is the more successful of the two.
6 Quick Facts About Adam Shulman and His Career
1. He Has 5 Acting Credits to his Name
As mentioned above, Adam Shulman’s career as an actor is nowhere near that of his wife as he has only managed to get five acting credits to his name. His career commenced with the role of Paul O’Bannon on ABC’s American Dream. After that, he put in an appearance on the television series The West Wing.
The role that, however, brought him to public notice was his portrayal of Deputy Enos Strate in the television film The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning. Since then, Shulman has made two more appearances in The Gold Lunch and Ricki and The Flash. As a producer, he takes the credit for works like Puzzler, The Shower, Song One, The Loft, and Liberations.
2. Shulman is Successful as a Vintage Jewelry Designer
Both Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman are successful in different aspects of their lives. Anne is the popular one when it comes to acting but Adam has also recorded so much success as a vintage jewelry designer.
Shulman established a handcrafting vintage company known as Adam Banks Design in collaboration with Heidi Nahser Fink. The company, which specializes in precious stones like sapphires, rubies, and diamonds, started in 2011 and has been flourishing ever since. Adam Banks Design collections don’t come cheap as one of their treasured pieces is a beautiful lightbulb-inspired necklace that goes at the price of $5000 per piece.
3. Adam Shulman is also a Millionaire
According to celebrity wealth calculating websites, Shulman has accumulated a net worth of $1 million dollars. Although this is significantly less than the reported $35 million net worth of his wife, it is still important to point out that he has crossed the million-dollar mark.
The actor’s wealth is mainly from his jewelry business but also from his stint in the entertainment industry as both an actor and producer. His film Ricki and the Flash which was produced with a budget of $30 million grossed over $41.3 million at the box office.
4. Shulman’s Family Life with Anne Hathaway is Amazing
Adam Shulman and his Academy Award-winning wife are enjoying the best things of life together. The pair, whose paths first crossed after they were introduced to each other by a mutual friend at the 2008 Palms Springs Film Festival, first announced their engagement in November 2011 after a 3-year-long relationship. Their nuptials were accomplished in a wedding ceremony at the beach of Big Sur, California on 29th September 2012, with more than a hundred guests in attendance.
Shulman and Hathaway’s union has since been blessed with a lovely baby boy named Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman who joined the happy family in March 2016. The family of three seems to be a closely-knit one as they have been severally spotted strolling in the streets together.
5. Philanthropic Activites
Just like his wife who was appointed as UN Goodwill Ambassador in 2016 for her activism and charitable activities, being a big voice in the campaign against child marriage and contributing to the fight for gender equality, Adam Shulman also does some philanthropy. He has in the past donated all the proceeds from his collection of handcrafted pieces of jewelry to the World of Children charity.
6. The Shulmans Have Produced Films Together
Adam Shulman collaborated with his wife to produce the 2014 drama-film, Song One which she went on to appear in, playing the role of Franny Ellis. The film, however, did not enjoy much success critically or financially.