Jen Stein – Bio, Family, Facts About Mike Birbiglia’s Wife

While fans may be well informed of the details about comedian, actor, writer, and director Mike Birbiglia‘s life, not much is known about Jen Stein, the queen of his heart. Though best recognized as a celebrity spouse, Stein is also very creative and is quite accomplished in her own right. Besides their romance, it is uncommon knowledge that Jen and her better half share so much more in common. Discover amazing facts about Jen Stein including some of her iconic literary and theatrical works, and why she is fast becoming a fan favourite.

Jen Stein Bio

Going by public records, it appears Jennifer Hope Stein is pretty private with details regarding her personal life. Our investigations reveal there is no information readily available about her birth date, birthplace, parents, family background, childhood, and education. However, if her career profile is anything to go by, it is safe to say Jen’s first love is art. Though she is best recognized as Mike Birbiglia’s wife, Stein’s works as an author, poet, and film producer speaks volumes for her.

As earlier mentioned, Jennifer Hope Stein has a very creative mind which she tries to express through various works of art. Just like her better half, Stein wears many caps as a poet, author, and film producer. Notably, she is the author of Poet Republik’s 2017 book, Occasionally, I Remove Your Brain Through Your Nose, she worked as an associate producer on the film Sleepwalk with Me and was a consulting producer on the film Don’t Think Twice.

As a celebrated poet, Stein’s works are electrifying and recognized for its universal quality. Her poems can be found almost everywhere including top publications like Poetry International, The New Yorker, Lenny Letter, In the Shape of a Human Body I am Visiting the Earth: Poems from Far and Wide, and of course in her husband’s Broadway show The New One. 

Jen Stein’s poetic work Little Astronaut is a book of poetry filled with endearing writings and poems about early motherhood. The Little Astronaut is believed to have depicted Jen as a ‘Not-So-Secret Secret Poet’ after all, as she may have written about her own unique experiences in the awesome book. More so, the little book about being a parent which has poems like The closeness of food and I don’t have a bed includes three poems from Mike Birbiglia’s The New One.

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Though there are various means of communication including interviews, emails and social media, poet Jen Stein admits that they all feel like broken links. For her, in order to avoid a long road trip in human exchange, poetry remains a major hope.


It is Jen Stein’s marriage that flung her to the limelight. She is the significant other to comedian, actor, writer, and director Mike Birbiglia. Their marriage is yet another proof that like minds attract. In addition to their unique creative minds and works, Stein seems to be a very private person just like her husband. Thus details regarding how, when, and where the lovebirds met has not been made public knowledge. However, Jen and Mike are believed to have dated for a long time before stepping things up a notch. Their journey to forever was sealed sometime in 2007 after they exchanged marital vows in a quiet ceremony.

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Jen Stein and Mike Birbiglia
Jen Stein and Mike Birbiglia
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The family-oriented couple has since expanded their small circle. They are proud parents to a daughter Oona Birbiglia, and in their usual private lifestyle, details surrounding Oona’s birth and life has been conspicuously kept under the radar. Nonetheless, Jen and Mike who live in New York City have apparently found love in each other’s arms. Having been together for more than a decade, it is safe to say they have truly settled in forever and continue to wax stronger in love.

Jen and Mike are more than just romantic partners. They have both fused their creative minds together on some projects. Notably, poet Jen Stein worked as an additional writer and had three of her pieces featured in Mike Birbiglia’s hit Broadway show The New One, at The Cort Theater. Over the years, the unique couple has overcome the challenges and enjoyed the rewards of working and parenting together. Prior to Birbiglia, there are no records of either Jen Stein or her husband’s dating history.

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Facts About Mike Birbiglia’s Wife

1. A doting mom, Stein seems to be consciously passing down her literary skills to her daughter. Interestingly, Oona has her own special book of poetry titled Pickles, Pickles, Pickles, Times Squares.

2. Besides her official website, Jen Stein is quite active on social media. While she may not be present on all popular social networking sites, fans can connect with her on Twitter.

3. Jen Stein’s Little Astronaut was written while working with her husband, Mike Birbiglia on his Broadway show The New One. However, it is uncommon knowledge that the book was inspired by the works of industry bigwigs like Ilya Kaminsky (lullaby), Lin-Manuel Miranda (Dear Theodosia), as well as Kim Addonizio (First Kiss).

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