Marc Maron is a popular American stand-up comedian, actor, podcast host, and writer. He is widely known across America and around the world for his popular podcasts and radio shows, some of which include WTF, The Marc Maron Show, Breakroom Live, and Morning Sedition.
In 2018, for his work on GLOW, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at the 8th Critics’ Choice Television Awards held in Santa Monica, California. He was also nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series and as a Cast Member, when they were nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series at the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards. held in Los Angeles, California.
Marc Maron: Bio and age
The American comedian was born into a Jewish family in Jersey City, New Jersey on September 27, 1963, with the full name Marcus David Maron. The podcaster received his primary and secondary education in Albuquerque. He went to Highland High School and after graduating from high school he was admitted to Boston University where he earned a BA in English Literature.
The stand-up comedian had his first stand-up comedy in 1987, when he was just 24 years old. He then turned to acting professionally, notably at ‘The Comedy Store’ located in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Marc was also associated with the late American comedian and actor, Sam Kinison, back at the Comedy Store. He was a regular on the Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Conan O’Brien between the 90s and 2000s.
The podcaster moved to New York from Los Angeles, and was reportedly seen performing in comedy halls and making guest appearances in theater productions. In 1994, he joined the Boston Comedy club a few times during “Monday open-mic night” hosted by Tracy Metzger at the Greenwich Village club.
Marc Maron was the host of The Marc Maron Show and co-host of both Matin
Sédition and Breakroom Live which aired from 2004 to 2009 on the radio network, Air America. In September 2009, he began hosting the WTF podcast broadcast twice a week from his garage in Highland Park, Los Angeles, California.
The actor starred in Maron, a television comedy series airing on IFC, also starring as a writer and executive producer. Currently, he stars in the American Web TV comedy series, GLOW. The first season of the series was released on June 23, 2017 on Netflix with the second season premiering on June 29, 2018.
Super talented comedian, podcast host, actor and writer has had a successful career so far and has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. A 2014 report listed his podcast show WTF as the third highest-grossing podcast out of 20 others, earning $14,640 per episode ($4,320 for the 20-second pre-roll ad, $6,000 for the 60-second mid-roll ad and $4,320 for the 20-second post-roll ad) and 250,000 downloads per episode.
Family: Father and brother
Marc Maron was raised by his parents – Barry R. Maron and Toby Maron in Wayne, New Jersey where he lived until he was six years old. His father, Barry, was an orthopedic surgeon and served two years with the US Air Force in Alaska for his postgraduate/residency training as a medical doctor. When the two-year deadline expired, Maron’s father, who had moved to Alaska with his family, moved them again to Albuquerque, New Mexico where he started his own private medical practice.
Marc Maron’s only known sibling is his brother, Craig Maron. However, there is hardly any information available about it.
Who is his girlfriend or his wife?
The comic star has had his fair share of relationships turned sour after going through several relationships and two failed marriages. He married his first wife, Kimberly Reiss, in 1997. Their divorce was finally settled in 2001, ending the marriage between Kimberly and Marc.
In 2004, barely 3 years after his divorce from Reiss, he married American comedian Mishna Wolff. Unfortunately, the union ended in 2007, after only 3 years.
Maron then began dating Jessica Sanchez and got engaged to her only to announce their breakup on an episode of his podcast in October 2013. On another podcast that aired on February 10, 2014, Marc publicly announced that he was in a relationship with Moon Zappa. Unfortunately, the relationship did not last up to 3 months.
The actor/writer, once again, announced in a 2015 episode of his podcast that he was dating Sarah Cain, an American contemporary artist.
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The comedic actor stands at a height of 1.8m, which equates to around 5ft 10in. He weighs 78 kg and tries as much as possible to maintain his weight by training three or four times a week.
Speaking just before his interview with Jon Hamm on an episode of his WTF podcast, Marc Maron revealed he had put on 10 pounds on the road and was so cool with him that he was ready to change his trouser size and continue to enjoy its food and live its life. However, the comedian then turned around and vowed to go on a 4-hour body diet rather than let that happen.