Best known for her marriage to the popular American comedian and Hangover-star, Zach Galifianakis, Quinn Lundberg has been able to achieve a good measure of success that keeps her on the list of top influential women in America.
Also known as Mary Quinn Lundberg, the wife of the famous comedian is admired for being the co-founder of Growing Voices, a charity outlet that is focused on building several sustainable projects in partnership with other non-profit organizations. Here are six interesting things you need to know about Zach Galifianakis’ wife.
1. She Was Born and Raised in Canada
Mary Quinn Lundberg was born to a middle-class family in Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. She was raised by nature-loving parents whose identities are yet to be revealed. Being quite a private person, Quinn is also yet to tell precisely when she was born, even though there are reports that claim she was born in 1983.
Based on some discreet inquiries, nonetheless, we were able to uncover she had a happy childhood which nurtured her love for outdoor activities like hiking. She once revealed that taking part in outdoor activities went a long way to groom her desire for normalcy. Quinn Lundberg graduated from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program in New York City; that was in 2010. According to reports, she is the cousin of Charlie Clarke, the mayor of Saskatoon located in Saskatchewan, Canada.
2. Quinn Is Passionate about Helping Third World Countries
As a result of her passion to give back to her society, Quinn founded Growing Voices, partnering with Melissa Leschuck, whom she met while studying at the City University of New York (CUNY). The organization which has its headquarter in Los Angeles helps and supports various businesses in several under-developed communities. The desire to establish the organization came after she visited a handful of underdeveloped countries like Bosnia, Afghanistan, and some nations in Africa.
Among other things, Growing Voices works with entrepreneurs in these countries to better the chances of meaningful and sustainable development. In addition to that, Quinn volunteered to work with several organizations that are focusing on underdeveloped countries like the Red Cross Society and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
3. Her Wedding Lasted for 30 Minutes
Quinn Lundberg got married to Zach Galifianakis on the 11th of August 2012 after a long relationship. Their super-private wedding ceremony lasted for only 30 minutes and was held in Vancouver, Canada. The event was followed by a reception at a nearby restaurant, attended by close friends and family.
Zachary Knight Galifianakis was born on October 1, 1969, in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. His mother (Mary Frances) owns a community arts center while his father, Harry, is an oil vendor. Zach has an older brother named Greg and a younger sister called Merritt. Quinn’s husband is best known for starring in the TV series of The Hangover trilogy which aired between 2009 and 2013. He rose to prominence in 2001 with his half-hour program, Comedy Central Presents, and his show titled Late World with Zach which aired the following year on VH1.
Like Quinn, Zach is a very generous man. He earned the admiration of a lot of people after it was revealed that he bought an apartment for a homeless woman. Quinn and her husband are parents to two children. Their first child was born on September 7, 2013, and the second named Rufus Emmanuel Lundberg was born on November 7, 2016.
4. Quinn Lundberg Was Once a Ballerina
Apart from earning a certificate from CUNY, Quinn is also a trained dancer. She is a fine ballet dancer who has had the opportunity to perform when it matters most. For instance, when she visited Bosnia, she was offered the chance to showcase her skills to the delight of Canadian peacekeeping troops in the country.
5. What Is Her Net Worth?
Although she is becoming as popular as her husband, Quinn’s net worth is still not known to the public. However, her husband is worth $20 million which he accumulated majorly from his career as an actor and a comedian. The man supports his wife’s charity and owns a farm in Alleghany, North Carolina.
6. Quinn Isn’t a Big Fan of Social Media
Despite her husband’s popularity, Quinn Lundberg hasn’t been very active on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The good-looking woman with a pair of dark-brown eyes and blonde hair probably decided with her husband to keep their family life private, as much as possible.