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Full NameMarc Cohn
First NameMarc
Last NameCohn
Birth NameMarc Craig Cohn
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Birth CityCleveland, Ohio
Birth CountryUSA
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeCancer
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseElizabeth Vargas
Relation WithJennifer George
No Of Children4
AwardsGrammy Award
Twitter Profile
Date of BirthJuly 5,1959
Age60 years

Grammy Award-winner Marc Cohn is an American folk-rock singer-songwriter who is widely popular for the song Walking in Memphis. The song peaked at no.13 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1991.

The American singer Marc began his music career from a young age. To date, Cohn has released six studio albums which include Marc Cohn, The Rainy Season, Join the Parade and Work To Do

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Marc is worth $14 million as of November 2019.

Short- Bio

Marc Craig Cohn is an American singer born on 5th July 1959 in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States. He is American as per his nationality and comes from a white ethnic background.

Singer Marc Cohn is worth $14 million as of 2019Image Source: AEG
Singer Marc Cohn is worth $14 million as of 2019
Image Source: AEG

Cohn went to Beachwood High School located in Beachwood, Ohio. He then enrolled at Oberlin College where he taught himself to play the piano.

Later Marc transferred to UCLA and began performing in LA-area coffeehouses.

Rise to Stardom

Following his graduation from UCLA, he moved to New York City and began demoing songs for various writers including Jimmy Webb, Mike Stoller, and Jerry Leiber.

In 1989, Marc was a backing pianist for singer Tracy Chapman on her second album which eventually led to a contract with Atlantic Records in the early 1990s.

Cohn performing during a show in North CarolinaImage Source: usmagazine
Cohn performing during a show in North Carolina

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In February 1991, Marc released his debut solo album, Marc Cohn. The album includes hit singles like Walking in Memphis, Ghost Train, Silver Thunderbird, Walk on Water, Miles Away and Strangers in a Car.

His song Walking on Memphis was nominated for Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocal at the 34th Annual Grammy Awards. It peaked at no. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

His second album, The Rainy Season, was released in May 1993 which included hit songs like Walk Through the World, Rest for the Weary, Don’t Talk to her at Night and Paper Walls.

His other studio albums are:

  1. Burning the Daze
  2. Marc Cohn Live 04/05
  3. The Very Best of Marc Cohn
  4. Join the Parade
  5. Listening Booth: 1970
  6. Careful What You Dream: Lost Songs and Rarities
  7. Work To Do

Enjoys Blissful Relationship With Second Wife 

The Walking on Memphis singer has been married twice in his life. He tied the knot with ABC News journalist Elizabeth Vargas on 20th July 2002.

They first met at the 1999 U.S. Open after Vargas interviewed one of Cohn’s friend, Andre Agassi. They welcomed their first son Zachary on 31st January 2003, and Samuel on 16th August 2006.

Singer Marc filed for divorce with wife Elizabeth in 2014Image Source: usmagazine
Singer Marc filed for divorce with wife Elizabeth in 2014

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However, the folk-rock singer filed for divorce after 12 years of marriage in 2014 due to Vargas’ alcoholism.

Prior to Vargas, Cohn was married to Jennifer George. They exchanged their wedding vows on 20th May 1988 and share two children whose names are not revealed.

Where Does Marc Live?

Despite all the fame and fortune, Cohn lives a low-key life. He rarely speaks about his house, cars, and assets.

The median house price in the United States starts from $200,000 to millions of dollars. He surely owns a million-dollar property under his name.

Updated On Mon Nov 04 2019 Published On Mon Nov 04 2019 By Amy

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