Michael Schoeffling Biography and Wiki
Michael Schoeffling, popularly known as Michael is an American former actor and model. Jake Ryan in Sixteen Candles, Al Carver in Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken, Kuch in Vision Quest, Joe in Mermaids, and Matt in Sylvester are some of his most well-known roles.
How old is Michael Schoeffling?
Michael is 61 years old as of 2021. On December 10, 1960, he was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 2nd April every year and his birth sign is Sagittarius.
What is Michael Schoeffling’s height and Weight?
Michael stands at a height of 6 feet. However, details regarding his actual Weight and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We’re keeping an eye on things and will update this post whenever more information becomes available.
Where did Michael Schoeffling study?
He studied Liberal Arts at Temple University in Philadelphia after graduating from Cherokee High School in New Jersey. In the mid-1980s, he began posing for GQ, and photographer Bruce Weber helped pay for his acting classes at Manhattan’s Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.
Who are Michael Schoeffling Parents and Family?
Michael grew up with his parents in Pennsylvania and shared his childhood moments with his two brothers Tom and Matt. He went to Cherokee High School and graduated from Temple University with a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts.
Who is Michael Schoeffling’s wife?
Michael met Valerie Robinson, the love of his life. Valerie Carpenter Bernstein worked with Zoli, a modeling agency, and was better known as Valerie Carpenter Bernstein.
They then started having mutual affections for each other, which then resulted in them dating each other. The actual day of their wedding remains unknown. Their love for each other then resulted in an additional member in their newly built and happy family.
The couple currently has two healthy and attractive children. Zane Schoeffling was born in 1989, and he is their only child. They had a second child in 1991, this time a daughter called Scarlett Schoeffling.
What’s Michael Schoeffling’s net worth?
Michael has an estimated net worth of $500,000 dollars as of 2021.
Michael Schoeffling’s Career
Michael Schoeffling’s career began in a unique way, as he did not begin as an actor. Rather, he began his career as a wrestler.
He was exceptionally skilled at it, as evidenced by the multiple medals he got after competing in numerous national and international events. He even won a gold medal for his outstanding performance in freestyle wrestling.
Michael rose to international fame at the age of 23 for his performance in the teen film Sixteen Candles as Jake Ryan, a popular and sensitive high school athlete on whom Molly Ringwald’s character has a crush. The Washington Post published an article headlined “Real Men Can’t Hold a Match to Jake Ryan of Sixteen Candles” for Valentine’s Day in 2004, twenty years after the film’s American premiere, which explored the character’s enduring popularity.
After Sixteen Candles, he starred in eight more films, including appearances in Vision Quest and Mermaids, as well as starring roles in Let’s Get Harry (1986) and Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken (1991).
Since retiring from acting, he has worked as the owner of a woodworking shop, producing handcrafted furniture.
Schoeffling was placed #22 on Teen Magazine’s list of “Biggest Hunks of the 1980s” in a survey conducted in 2005.