The divorce between John Mulaney and his ex-wife Anna Marie Tendler is now final. The comedian officially ended his marriage on January 6, 2022, nearly five months after starting the process, according to court records acquired by TMZ.
Days prior, the former SNL cast member and his new fiancée, Olivia Munn, had son Malcolm Hiep Mulaney in secret. Tendler and Mulaney originally announced their separation in May 2021 after seven years of marriage.
Who Is John Mulaney?
Stand-up comedian, writer, and actor John Mulaney is as well-known for his contributions offstage. Mulaney began his comedy career at the tender age of seven when he joined a children’s sketch group called “The Rugrats.” His parents had attended Yale with Bill and Hillary Clinton (the topic of one of his best stand-up routines), and he was born in Chicago.
The following year, he won the same organization’s Best Stand Up award. His next professional stop was writing for television, and his credits there include an appearance on “Important Things With Demetri Martin” (Comedy Central, 2009–2010) and a regular spot on the “Best Week Ever” news panel (VH1 2004-09).
Mulaney was subsequently persuaded by stars Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers to audition for “Saturday Night Live” (NBC 1975-) and was hired as a staff writer in 2008. The character of Stefon, portrayed by Mulaney’s co-writer Bill Hade, was the most successful throughout Mulaney’s four years at SNL. Stefon was a contributor to Meyers’ Weekend Update section.
Who Is Anna Marie Tendler?
Annamarie Tendler, or Anna Marie Tendler as she is more commonly known, was born in the United States on June 9, 1985, and is a photographer, makeup artist, and textile artist who focuses on making lampshades. She has written several books on beauty, including Pin It!, 20 Fabulous Bobby Pin Hairstyles, The Daily Face, and 25 Makeup Looks for Day, Night, and Everywhere in Between.
Tendler’s home state is Connecticut. This woman proudly proclaims her Jewish identity. Architectural Digest reports that after finishing high school, Tendler attended Vidal Sassoon and the Make-up Designory to learn hairstyling, before switching to photography at Parsons School of Design. She studied writing and psychology at The New School and graduated with a bachelor’s degree. In 2018, she enrolled at NYU Steinhardt to pursue an MA in costume studies.
On July 5, 2014, at the Onteora Mountain House in Boiceville, New York, Tendler wed comedian John Mulaney. Comedian Dan Levy, a mutual friend, presided over the ceremony. Mulaney’s decision to divorce was publicized on May 10, 2021. Separation papers were filed by Mulaney on July 23, 2021, and the divorce was finalized on January 6, 2022. Mulaney’s stand-up routines frequently included references to Tendler and their French Bulldog, Petunia. Tendler has settled in the state of Connecticut.
On October 11, 2017, she tweeted about being groped by Ben Affleck in 2014, saying, “I would also want to obtain an apology from Ben Affleck who grabbed my ass at a Golden Globes party in 2014.
John Mulaney Divorce
John first declined to discuss the breakup. Mulaney, according to a statement released by his representative, will prioritize his work and health.
For the time being, “John will have no more comment as he continues to focus on his rehabilitation and going back to work.”
The Big Mouth star fuelled divorce rumors with Munn shortly after divorcing his wife. After waiting two months, Mulaney finally revealed the happy news on Late Night With Seth Meyers.
In May of 2021, Mulaney and Tendler announced they were splitting up. The latter’s slide into substance misuse led to the announcement. Comedian’s lifelong battle with alcohol and drug addiction may have contributed to his divorce. After completing rehab in 2021 after months of treatment, he moved on from Tendler and began dating Olivia Munn.
During this time, John Mulaney chose to divorce his wife, as Anna Marie Tendler confirmed.
On July 23, 2021, they divorced, alleging irreconcilable problems, but they didn’t specify what those were. The 6th of January, 2022 marked the final day of their marriage.
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