Who is Suzanne Newlander Arkin? All About Alan Arkin’s Wife

By Cannon | Updated on May 10, 2022
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    Suzanne Newlander Arkin (aka Suzanne Newlander) is a psychotherapist by profession. But, Newlander is famous as a wife of an actor Alan Wolf Arkin (aka Alan Wolf) who is well known for his work in movies like The Russians are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1996), The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968), The In-Laws (1979), and many more. Like her hubby, Suzanne once appeared in the short movie Blood (Thinner Than Water).

    Moving towards their love life, Suzanne and her spouse Alan have been married since 1996. Did you know her husband Alan was married twice before Suzanne? Let’s find out how did Newlander meet her partner and how is their relationship now?

    Here is everything you should know about Suzanne including her age, profession, and so forth!

    Suzanne Newlander Arkin Birthday and Ethnic Details

    The celebrity spouse was born on Feb 28, 1949, in New Mexico under the sign Pisces. As of 2022, her age is 73. Besides, Suzanne belongs to the white ethnicity and has dual nationality Mexican and American.

    The information about her parents and other family details are, nevertheless, still remains grounded.

    Suzanne Is a Psychotherapist

    While most of her professional details are still behind closed doors, a little known about her profession is that Suzanne is a psychotherapist at present. She particularly focuses on relationship therapy.

    In addition to that, Newlander also appeared in the fourteen-minute movie Blood (Thinner Than Water). It was directed and written by the love of her life Alan Arkin.

    What is Suzanne’s Husband Alan Arkin Best Known For?

    Born in Brooklyn, New York, Alan, 88 is considered the man of all seasons with his career tags as an actor, director, producer, author, singer, and composer.

    Throughout his extensive career that has spanned over a half-century, the multi-talented Arkin has won numerous prestigious accolades like Academy Award, British Academy Film Award, and Golden Globe Award.

    During his time in the industry, Suzanne has given several masterpieces like “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter,” “Catch-22,” “Little Miss Sunshine,” and so on. He was also a part of the comedy series The Kominsky Method by Netflix, in which, the actor portrayed Norman Newlander, the character was inspired by his wife’s surname.

    Aside from his achievements as an actor, director, and producer, Arkin is also involved in music as a singer and a songwriter. He has composed the hits like “Banana Boat Song,” “Cuddle Bug,” and “Best Time of the Year.”

    Furthermore, Arkin is also the author of several books such as “The Clearing,” “The Lemming Condition” and “Cassie Love Beethoven.”

    How Did Suzanne Newlander Arkin Meet Her Husband Alan Arkin?

    Being a psychotherapist, Suzanne Newlander Arkin was always into meditation and stuff. She was also in a spiritual community and it was where Suzanne first met her future husband, Alan. At the time, both of them were members of the community.

    After being there for more than two decades, the pair decided to take their relationship to the next level.

    Their Wedding

    Knowing each other for such a long time, it wasn’t hard for Alan Arkin to approach his beautiful wife for marriage. Eventually, the duo tied the nuptials in 1996, in a private wedding ceremony. They then lived in New Mexico for a long time.

    Suzanne Newlander Arkin and her husband Alan have been married for decades.
    Suzanne with her husband.
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    In one of the YouTube videos, the duo appeared together where they said that they still are practicing meditation and are living a healthy lifestyle.

    Newlander Moved to Carlsbad With Her Partner

    After living in Santa Fe with his wife for a decade, the loving duo moved to Carlsbad, California. The 88-year-old Alan is now living a quality life with his spouse owning an organic garden behind their house.

    In fact, they made their move to Carlsbad as New Mexico was too much for them and the couple wanted to live a peaceful life away from the chaos of the city.

    In one of the interviews, Suzanne said that she was an unhealthy eater before she met Alan. He was the one to introduce her to the organic grocery store and they have since been into organic food. In addition, they also mentioned they meditate for two hours daily.

    Is Newlander’s Husband Alan Arkin in Good Health?

    The movie star quoted his health as one of the reasons for quitting his work on Netflix, The Kominsky Method after season 2.

    However, both the couple is living simple and healthy life these days. Away from the work stress, Arkin is doing pretty well following daily exercises, meditation, and eating organic foods. Alan said that the less work he gets, the better his health.

    Alan Arkin’s Past Relationships and Children

    Before Suzanne, Arkin already had two divorces. He married his first wife Jeremy Yaffe in 1955. With her, he had two children, Adam Arkin, born in August 1965 and Matthew Arkin, born in March 1960. The duo separated in 1961 a year after their second child’s birth because of a financial crisis.

    After his separation from Yaffe, the Wait Until Dark actor tied the knot with his second-wife Barbara Dana, an actress-screenwriter in 1964. Together, they had a son, Anthony Arkin, born in 1967. Unfortunately, Alan’s second marriage to Dana also didn’t go long and they went their separate ways in 1994.

    Suzanne Newlander Arkin Net Worth

    Suzanne Newlander Arkin’s estimated net worth is $500k in 2022. She currently lives a decent and happy life with her husband in Carlsbad, California.

    Meanwhile, her partner’s net worth is estimated at around $10 million. He certainly has earned this amount with his multitalented skills in all fields.

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