Not a lot of high-class couples can keep a relationship going if it ends up getting into the spotlight. The media attention, the questions, the rumors, and even the side attractions can get in the way of the couple’s relationship. It becomes even harder when each party in the relationship is well known and constantly in the spotlights. And yet, despite it all, Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway are a couple that has defied their high powered and sometimes hectic job schedules, to still find time to be together and enjoy the company of each other.
Their dazzling smiles and poses when taking pictures together only reaffirms the confirmation of their undying love and support for each other. If you’re unfamiliar with those names, worry not here’s a little more about Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway to get you acquainted with the situation.
Adam Shulman – Bio
Adam Shulman was born on the 2nd of April, 1981 in New York City, New York with the full name Adam Banks Shulman. He graduated with a BA in Theatre from Brown University in 2003, and also attended the Tisch School of the New York University for their ‘Sight and Sound’ summer program. Adam is a producer and an actor, and his career in acting began in 2005 when he played the role of Paul O’Bannon in the television series American Dreams. In 2007, he landed his most successful role as deputy sheriff Enos Strate in the movie The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning. His production debut was the 2014 movie Song One, which his wife Anne Hathaway starred in.
Adam Shulman is a very mellow guy who keeps a lot about himself private. Most of what is known about him is thanks to his wife opening up a bit during interviews.
Anne Hathaway – Bio
Anne Hathaway was born on the 12th of November, 1982 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York with the full name Anne Jacqueline Hathaway. Her mother, Kate Hathaway (née McCauley) is a former actress, and her father, Gerald Hathaway, a labor attorney. She is the second child and only daughter in her family. She has two siblings; an older brother called Michael and a younger one called Thomas. Anne Hathaway attended Brooklyn Heights Montessori School and Wyoming Elementary in Millburn. She graduated from Millburn High School where she played soccer and appeared in several plays.
Her movie debut role also happens to be the one that brought her into the limelight. The Princess Diaries was released in 2001, and in it, Anne played the major protagonist Mia Thermopolis, a shy American teenager that soon learns she’s the heir to a European kingdom. While filming the movie, Anne Hathaway missed her first semester at college, a decision she has stated that she doesn’t regret even though it meant she never finished her degree.
5 Facts You Need to Know About the Couple
1. They Tied the Knot in 2012
Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway met each other for the first time in 2008 at the Palm Springs Film Festival. Hathaway had just broken up with her previous boyfriend, who was arrested days after the breakup for wire fraud. Even though she was content with being single at the time, Anne has confessed that when she met Adam through a mutual friend, she became enamored with the man. It seemed the feeling was mutual, as Adam was enamored right back
However, they took things a little slow because they each thought the other had a significant other. It wasn’t until they realized they were both single that things picked off with speed. After four years together, Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway got married in Big Sur, California.
2. Adam Designed His Wife’s Engagement Ring
Adam Shulman happens to be a man of several talents. Not only is he an actor and a producer, but he’s also a jewelry designer. He even has his own company, James Banks Designs, founded by Shulman and Heidi Nahser Fink. The company was created in 2011, and their ensemble of intricately designed jewelry is actually not cheap. Adam helped design the engagement ring that he gave his wife.
3. They Have a Child Together
Their first child together was born on the 24th of March, 2016 and was named Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman. Anne has commented on how she feels so lucky daily because of her child and husband.
4. Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway Have a House in Connecticut
The 1920s cottage sits on a 5,000 square feet of land and was bought for $2.8 million. The house has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, an outdoor kitchen, and ornamental English gardens. Adam Shulman and Anne Hathaway also bought an Upper West Side apartment in 2016 for the price of $2.55 million.
5. They Are Both into Charities
Anne Hathaway has been a long-term advocate for the Nike Foundation to raise awareness against child marriage. She spent a week in Nicaragua to help vaccinate children against hepatitis A in 2006. She’s also a women’s rights advocate, traveling to such countries as Kenya and Ethiopia for the rights of women and girls. She was honored by Elle magazine in 2008 in their ‘Women in Hollywood’ tribute. She also won an award for her philanthropy from the Human Rights Campaign. She’s a supporter of LGBT rights and an advocate for gender equity. 2016 saw Anne Hathaway getting appointed as the UN Women Goodwill ambassador.
In 2013, Adam Shulman on his own part collaborated with his business partner Fink to create handcrafted jewelry that was sold for the Word of Children Award; a foundation dedicated to advancing charity work on behalf of children worldwide. The pieces created had the charity’s logo in their intricate designs. All the proceeds made from the sales of the special pieces in the charity event, as well as those featured on the company’s website, all went to the foundation.