Alan Cumming Bio

(Actor, Writer, Producer)

Relationship Statistics of Alan Cumming

What is Alan Cumming marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Alan Cumming get married ? (married date):January 07, 2012
Is Alan Cumming having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Alan Cumming gay ?: Yes
Who is Alan Cumming wife ? (name):Grant Shaffer

More about the relationship

Alan was in love with Hilary Lyon since their high school days. After being in a relationship for a long time, he married his high school sweetheart in 1985. However, after 8 years of marriage, in 1993, the couple got divorced without having any children.

After that, he came out as bisexual. Alan is currently married to Grant Shaffer and lives with him in Manhattan. Shaffer is a graphic artist. As a part of their five-year anniversary celebrations, they repeated their vows again and legally got married on 7 January 2012.

Who is Alan Cumming?

Alan Cumming OBE is a Scottish-American actor, singer, writer, producer, director, and activist. He has appeared in a number of films, TV shows, and plays. Some of his works include Hamlet, the Maniac in Accidental Death of an Anarchist,  The Threepenny Opera, etc.

Alan Cumming: Age, Family, Siblings, Parents, Ethnicity, Nationality

Alan Cumming was born in Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland on 27 January 1965. Currently, he is 54 years old.  His mother’s name was Mary Darling who was an insurance company secretary. Similarly, his father’s name was Alex Cumming. Furthermore, he has an older brother named Tom Cumming. He is of Scottish ethnicity. He is of British-American nationality.

Alan Cumming: Education, School/College University

Cumming joined Monikie Primary School. After that, he graduated from Carnoustie High School. In 1982, he joined the ‘Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama’ to obtain training in regional theatre. He then graduated in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dramatic Studies and won various awards.

Alan Cumming: Professional Life, Career

After graduation, he worked in various theatre venues which included the ‘Royal Lyceum Edinburgh’, ‘Dundee Rep’, and ‘Theatre Workshop and Glasgow Citizens’ TAG’. Similarly, he also worked with the theatre groups ‘Royal Shakespeare Company’ and the ‘Royal National Theatre’. Moreover, his portrayal of ‘The Madman’ in the 1990 comedy ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’ earned him many accolades.

In 1992, Alan Cumming made his film debut. He appeared ina drama film called ‘Prague’. The same year, he reprised on TV with an award-winning role in the BBC television movie ‘Bernard and the Genie’. Moreover, in 1995, he made his Hollywood debut in the movie ‘Circle of Friends’ in which he portrayed the character of Sean Walsh. The same year, he also appeared in the Bond movie ‘Golden Eye’. The following year, he featured in the movie ‘Emma’ as Revd. Mr Elton.

His performances earned the attention of American producers. And soon after, he was offered roles in the American movies ‘Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion’ and ‘Buddy’. Both of these released in 1997. From the years 2012-2013, he portrayed the role of the Shakespearean play ‘Macbeth’, in association with the ‘National Theatre of Scotland’.

Though Cumming has given some excellent performances in the theatre, his role of the master of ceremonies in the Broadway film ‘Cabaret’ earned him his name and a lot of accolades.

Alan Cumming: Awards, Nominations

Cumming won the ‘Laurence Olivier Award’ for ‘Best Comedy Performance’ in 1991 for his role in ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’. Moreover, he won the British Comedy Award for the ‘Top Television Newcomer’ for his performance in ‘Bernard and the Genie’.

For his work in the TV series ‘The Good Wife’, starting in 2009, he has received nominations in the ‘Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series’ and ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series’ categories of ‘Emmy Awards’. Furthermore, he also received a nomination for the ‘Best Supporting Actor’ in the ‘Golden Globe Awards’.

Alan Cumming: Net worth ($5 million), Salary, Income

Different online sources put different values as Alan’s net worth. However, according to some notable online sources, he has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. However, his annual income is still under review. His sources of income are acting, plays, etc.

Alan Cumming: Rumors and Controversies, Scandals

There were rumors about his sexuality. Later, he openly admitted that he is bisexual.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Features

Ed had a height of around 6 feet. Moreover, he weighs around 73 kg. In addition, he has black hair and brown eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Alan Cumming is a popular name on social media sites. He has around 291k followers on Twitter. Also, he has around 360k  followers on his Instagram.

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