Behind Every John Mulaney is his Wife Annamarie Mulaney

Everybody’s favorite stand-up comedian John Mulaney has a favorite person of his own, his wife. John is a famous comedian who started his career by becoming a writer for Saturday Night Live. He has two Emmy under his belt, but Mulaney’s fame reached the stars after winning the Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special.” He won the award for his work in Kid  Gorgeous.

John has even entered the world of voice acting, voicing for the Spider-Ham in Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse. In 2019, Mulaney got nominated for four Emmy awards. Throughout this journey, his wife, Annamarie Tendler, has been with him. John himself credits Annamarie for his success, as well.

This couple is very much in love, with John’s reference to his wife in his stand-up bits, also their social media accounts, which just openly claim their love towards each other. While we know that John and Annamarie love each other, Annamarie stays reasonably away from the spotlight.

To know more about John Mulaney‘s wife, Annamarie Tendler, stay with us.

Annamarie Mulaney is an Artist

Annamarie Tendler Mulaney was born on June 9, 1985, in Connecticut; hence, she is 34 years of age at the time of writing this article. Tendler likes to keep her private life under wraps, so no information about her parents or childhood and high school isn’t available. She moved to New York after her high school, where she learned her trade.

Annamarie has given the background for her skills in her trade. After graduating from high school, she learned trades instead of pursuing further studies, Hairstyling, and Make-up Designory. But, Tendler did pursue higher education after becoming a skilled makeup artist.

Annamarie studied photography at Parsons School of Designs, and later, she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in writing and psychology from The New School.

A Make-up Artist to be Exact

Tendler is an established make-up artist and has the history to show. She has worked as a make-up artist and hairstylist on various TV series and comedy specials like CollegeHumor Originals,  Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious, The Old man and the Seymour, John Mulaney: New in Town, and John Mulaney: The Comeback Kid.

Annamarie Tendler started her career as a make-up artist in New York City after learning the trade from Vidal Sassoon. But, she only gained her fame after 2007, when she started writing a blog on Tumblr, The Daily Face. This blog got so popular that she was invited to a show on MTV called MTV style.

Image of Make-up artist, Annamarie Tendler

Make-up artist, Annamarie Tendler

With her popularity on Tumblr and now on the silver screen, Annamarie’s tutorials started getting featured in Magazines. Some popular which featured her make-up tutorials are Glamour and Hellogiggles.  Tendler was doing all this while she was enrolled in the college under Writing and Psychology, double major.

She is also an Author

Annamarie put together her knowledge from college and her skills and prowess as a make-up artist. Her make-up tips and tutorials, which were getting popular all over the internet and magazines, Annamarie decided to add to it.

The Daily Face: 25 Makeup Looks for Day, Night, and Everything in Between!, the first book which she published with Chronicle Books. This book features a lot of pictures which depicts the 25 Make-up tutorials and tips guiding anyone to a fabulous makeup. Following the success of this book, Tendler authored another book sometime later.

Pin It! 20 Fabulous Bobby Pin Hairstyles is the other book Annamarie authored, which was released in 2017. The book has 20 different hairstyles, which can be done with just bobby pins. Additionally, the album also featured five DIY tutorials for personalizing booby pins.

Annamarie Mulaney’s Business

Annamarie Tendler owns Silk Parlor, an online shop for victorian style lampshades. She first got into lampshade designing as she couldn’t find a lampshade that matched her Victorian-style decor. Hence, she decided to make them herself.

Tendler watched a tutorial cd and then proceded to practice making the lampshades. While her first lampshade was no good, she slowly became good at it.  A simple lampshade takes about 15 hours to make as Annamarie makes them all by herself. And a complex one can take up to 100 hours.

Annamarie’s lampshades starting price is $1000 and can go up to $1500 for ready-made pieces, as for the custom ones, they can cost a pretty penny if you want one.

Annamarie Tendler Net Worth

Annamarie is a successful and famous make-up artist, has authored two books on make-up and she owns a business as well. We can assume for her net worth to be decent from all of these sources of income. Tendler has a net worth of $600k, which she earned throughout her career. Her husband, John Mulaney, has a net worth of $6 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Annamarie’s net worth is subject to change as there are new avenues her business gains more traction. But, the future will be the judge of that.

Another thing that adds to Annamarie’s charm is her kind heart. She requested no gifts be brought to her wedding, instead donate anything possible to The Innocence Project.

John Mulaney  and Wife Annamarie Tendler

John and Anna are genuinely in love, and there is no denying it. But, how did it all start, how did this pair find each other, let’s look into it.


Annamarie Tendler was on a group vacation in Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, and John was a part of this group. While they were together in vacation from the beginning, Tendler only noticed John later while she was driving the group back, and John was sitting right beside her, cracking jokes and making everyone laugh.

Image of Annamarie Tendler Mulaney with her husband John Mulaney

Annamarie Tendler Mulaney with her husband, John Mulaney

Annamarie felt an instant connection with John. This story is also on their wedding website. February 16, 2010, Annamarie wrote a prediction reading,

“John is the man I am going to marry.”

This prediction was referenced by Mulaney in his July 5, 2018, wishing his wife a happy anniversary.

Dating and Engagement

After their meeting in the Vineyard, Annamarie and John stayed in contact and started dating shortly after. But, John referred to Anamarie as his girlfriend only in 2012 publicly. After some time dating, John made plans to propose to Anamarie at a romantic beach in Malibu which was supposed to be a surprise to Annamarie.

But, Anamarie already knew about it John’s friend Pete Holmes slipping up. Anyway, Tendler said yes to John when he eventually proposed, and that’s the critical part. Now Annamarie Tendler was John Mulaney’s wife to be.


John and Anamarie got married on July 5, 2014, at the Onteora Mountains House in  Boiceville, New York. The beautiful Catskill Mountains were terrific backdrops for the event. John even uploaded pictures from the wedding with the caption,

“July 5, 2014. On a beautiful and perfect day, I married a beautiful and perfect woman. I wish I could live it over and over again.”

It was a Jewish wedding, and their friend, actor/comedian Dan Levy officiated over the wedding. It was a fun event with famous comedians like ill Hader, Seth Meyers, and Nasim Pedrad in attendance.

Annamarie Tendler Fast Facts

  • Annamarie loves dogs, and with her husband, she has adopted a french bulldog and named her Petunia.
  • Her fame came after she started writing her blog, The Daily Face.
  • Tendler owns a business called Silk Parlor, which makes victorian style lampshades.
  • She has a brother by the name of Jesse Ryan Tendler.
  • Annamarie currently lives in New York City with her husband and their pet dog, Petunia.

Annamarie Tendler Wiki

Name Annamarie Tendler
Date of Birth June 9, 1985
Education Bachelor’s degree in writing and psychology from The New School
Profession Make-up Artist, Blogger, Lampshade Designer
Spouse John Mulaney (m.2014)
Children None
Net Worth $600,000
Height 5ft 6icnhes
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Official website

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