Meet Anne Hathaway’s Husband Adam Shulman

Adam Shulman is a 42 year old New Yorker, and a graduate of theater from Brown University who is married to Anne Hathaway. He is known for his role as Deputy Sheriff Enos Strate in the 2007 American made-for-television buddy comedy film “The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning.” Adam is also a jewelry designer and co-founder of the James Banks Design Company.

Adam Shulman Bio and Profile Summary

  • Full name: Adam Banks Shulman
  • Nickname: Adam
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 2nd April 1981
  • Adam Shulman’s Age: 42
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Judaism
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Adam Shulman’s Wife: Anne Hathaway
  • Adam Shulman’s Children: Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman, Jack Shulman
  • Adam Shulman’s Parents: Jacqueline Banks (Mother), Mark Shulman (Father)
  • Siblings: NA
  • Adam Shulman’s Height in Inches: 5 ft 9¾ in
  • Adam Shulman’s Height in Centimetres: 177 cm
  • Adam Shulman’s Weight: 70 kg or 154.5 lbs
  • Adam Shulman’s Net worth: $1 million
  • Famous for: Being an American actor, producer, and Anne Hathaway’s Husband
  • Adam Shulman’s Instagram: N/A
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Who is Adam Shulman?

Adam was born on 2nd April 1981 in the City of New York, USA.  He is a son to Mark Shulman (father) and Jacqueline Banks (mother). Since he is the only child to his parents, he has no siblings.

In addition to graduating with a B.A. from Brown University, Adam Shulman also got a degree from New York University (Tisch School) after which he apprenticed in 2001 at a National theatrics institute (Eugene O’Neill). Adam Shulman is an American.

How Did Adam Shulman Meet His Wife Anne Hathaway?

The couple first met at a film festival at the Palm Springs in 2008. Their first meeting took place after Anne’s Ex had committed fraud and was in custody. Despite the fact that her Ex was arrested, it was at that worst time that she knew Adam was going to marry him. It was love at first sight. And she seems to have loved Adam to the core as shown by her statements about him.

Anne would later say in an interview, “You know when you don’t know someone very well, you just meet them and you’re like, ‘Wow, you really have it going on?’… We hit it off immediately, but it took us a pretty long time to get together.”

Anne Hathaway was in a relationship with Follieri before he was sentenced to four and half years for fraud. Anne had broken up with him and there was so much going on. She was heartbroken because of the scandals that came with the breakup and the sentencing of her Ex-boyfriend. She began dating Adam the same year Follieri was sentenced. Follieri was released in 2012 when Anne was getting married to Adam.

Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway’s Engagement

Anne Hathaway was seen with an engagement ring on her finger in late 2011; on November 28 of that same year, her representative confirmed to US weekly that Shulman and Hathaway were engaged. Anne Hathaway’s engagement ring was designed by her husband.

Adam being a designer for jewelry, owns a jewelry brand known as the James Banks Design. In 2014, he collaborated with his wife to produce an indie film (drama) known as ‘song one’. Anne was curious on how working together with him would be, however, according to her, she seemed to like it a lot. She claimed to have learned a lot more about Adam in the process.

When Did Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway Get Married?

The couple tied the knot in September 2012 in an interfaith Roman Catholic and Jewish service in Big Sur, California. It was revealed that a hundred and fifty plus guests were invited. Celebrations for the wedding began on a Friday and rehearsal dinner took place at Ventana Inn. From a trusted source, it is believed that the wedding was classic, rustic and with a décor that was inspired by nature. The ceremony was private and low-key.

Hathaway was very honest with her husband from the day she met him. She gives credit to him for the many positive changes he has brought to her life. She speaks of the unique caring and love Adam specifically had for her. She says that although most women say they don’t need anybody in their lives, for her, she really needs her husband. To her, her husband brought out confidence in her and changed how she viewed the world.

How Many Kids Do Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway Have?

Adam and Hathaway welcomed their first child Jonathan R. Shulman four years after they got married (that was March 2016). Anne praised her husband for having good parental skills after two months of giving birth. In 2019 November, they welcomed their second son and named him Jack. Anne seemed to be contented and very comfortable in her marriage life from the beginning with no red flags to react to. To date, the couple are still together and happy in their union.

A Look at Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman’s Career Comparison 

The question that has been on everyone’s mind is how do the careers of the couple measure up, knowing fully well that Shulman’s wife has achieved greatness in Hollywood.

Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway have come a long way in their individual careers. Although Shulman did not originally kickstart his career in the movie industry but instead as a jewelry designer, he seemed to have done a lot for himself as an actor.

Before he ventured into jewelry designing, Adam appeared to have had a knack for acting. This is clearly 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.

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Pieces from Shulman’s James Banks Design collection

His wife on the other hand, has been an actress since 1999. She is a recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, as well a Primetime Emmy Award, just to name a few

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, from the look of things, it is obvious that Anne Hathaway is the more successful of the two.

Adam Shulman is a Doting Husband To Anne 

As an actor, Shulman has 5 acting credits to his name. This includes his role in the American Dreams NBC show as Paul O’ Bannon. Emily blunt, a close friend to Anne, loves the couple together. It really seems that Adam Shulman is not only known for his achievements but also for being a great husband to Anne Hathaway.

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Adam and his family

The very many praises Anne gives her husband clearly indicate that they are a power couple. They not only work well separately in their industries but also work well when combining efforts for a specific job they are entitled to.  There are no scandals or fights reported in their relationship. Theirs has been a story of success, acting as a lesson to many celebrity couples worldwide.

Adam Shulman’s Words on His Wife

Adam has been seen to occasionally praise his wife publicly. He says that, she always amazes him and that she is also a gorgeous mother to their children.

“She always amazes me,” Shulman, 35, tells PEOPLE. “As a mother, she is gorgeous.”

During a Disney event at Roseark, he sang praises to his wife. He highlights how her wife has been an inspiration to his work especially in his initial collaboration with Heidi Fink, the co-owner of his company. When Anne was away working one time, he said that he misses his light and family.

He even went ahead to design a neckless for her which is currently being used as the company’s trademark piece known as The Light Keeper. Adam says he enjoys being a father even when he has to do the dirty work. He loves his wife an indication from his words that, he appreciates her every day. This therefore shows that the couple’s love for each other is mutual.


What is Adam Shulman’s Net Worth?

According to celebrity net worth calculating websites, Adam Shulman has achieved a net worth of $1 million dollars. Although this is nothing to be compared with the reported $35 million net worth of his wife, it is still imperative to point out that he has crossed the million-dollar mark.

His net worth comes mainly from his jewelry business but also from his activities in the entertainment industry as both an actor and producer. His movie Ricki and the Flash which was produced with a budget of $30 million grossed over $41.3 million at the box office.

Adam Shulman and His Wife Have Produced Films Together

Adam Shulman teamed up with his wife to produce the 2014 drama-film, Song One where the wife played the role of Franny Ellis. The film, however, did not bring in much success critically or financially as anticipated, it only generated a mere $408,918 on a budget of $6 million

Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway is a power couple whose lives, career and family in general appeal the public. What is so outstanding in their case is the ability and decision to keep their lives private. Whatever that is happening in their lives has always been kept low-key. The lives of the children have been kept secret and all Anne says is that she loves privacy in matters relating to her family and personal life.

Jonathan Dez
Jonathan Dez
Jonathan is a celebrity and showbiz news enthusiast with a passion for Broadway and Netflix. When he’s not writing, he’s probably going on about an upcoming movie


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