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Marc Cohn Biography

Updated On 26 Jul, 2018 Published On 26 Jan, 2017
Marc Cohn

Facts of Marc Cohn

Date of Birth :
Age : 64 years old
Family Name : Cohn
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Cancer
Height : 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Marc Cohn
Birth Name Marc Craig Cohn
Birth Place/City Cleveland, Ohio
Profession Singer, Musician
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Net Worth $12.5 million
Weight in KG 75 KG
Married Yes
Married to Elizabeth Vargas
Children Max, Emily
Divorce Not Yet
Education Beachwood High School

Relationship short Statistics of Marc Cohn

What is Marc Cohn marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Marc Cohn have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Marc Cohn having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Marc Cohn Gay ? No

Grammy Award-winning American folk rock singer-songwriter, Marc Cohn graduated from Beachwood High School. In May 1993, Cohn released his studio album entitled 'The Rainy Season', which included notable guest appearances by David Crosby, Graham Nash, and Bonnie Raitt. In 2016, Marc Cohn released the album entitled "Careful What You Dream: Lost Songs and Rarities," a collection of demos written and recorded more than 25 years before.

Early Life of Marc Cohn

Marc Cohn was born as Marc Craig Cohn on July 5, 1959, in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States to a Jewish family. He attended Beachwood High School in Beachwood, Ohio and earned his graduation. He started playing guitar and writing songs when he was in junior high school and also sings with a local band, Doanbrook Hotel. 

Then, he joined Oberlin College and learned piano. Later, he transferred to UCLA and began to perform in Los Angeles-area coffeehouses.

Marc Cohn's Career

Soon after completing his graduation, Marc Cohn moved to New York and started demoing songs for various writers such as Jimmy Webb, Jerry Leiber, and Mike Stoller. At first, he worked as a backup artist in recording sessions and then he secured professional footing after assembling the Supreme Court. 

Cohn was a backing pianist for singer Tracy Chapman on her second album in 1989. He released his debut solo album, Marc Cohn in February 1991. The album was commercially successful and certified Gold by the RIAA in February 1992 and certified Platinum in 1996.

Marc Cohn released his second album, The Rainy Season which peaked at number 63 on the album charts. Some of his popular singles including "Walking in Memphis", "Ghost Train", "Paper Walls", "Turn on Your Radio", "The Coldest Corner" in the World and many more. In 1991, Cohn received his first Grammy Awards for Best New Artist.

Marc Cohn's Net Worth

Marc Cohn is one of the talented musicians who is active in the music industry since 1991. He has an estimated net worth of $14 million. He has collected millions from his albums.

Marc Cohn's Personal Life

Marc Cohn is possibly single at the moment but previously he married to Jennifer George on May 20, 1988. The duo was blessed with two children, a son, Emily Cohn and a daughter, Max Cohn. The couple failed to handle their married life and split apart few years of marriage.

Then he married Elizabeth Vargas, an ABC News journalist on 20th July 2002 and divorced in 2016. The couple met at the 1999 U.S. Open after Vargas sought an interview with Cohn's friend, Andre Agassi. He has two sons, Zachary Cohn, born on 31st January 2003 and Samuel Cohn, born on 16th August 2006.

Marc Cohn with his former wife, Elizabeth Vargas,
Source: Daily Mail

Cohn was shot in the head during a concert tour at an attempted carjacking in Denver, Colorado but the bullet barely missed his eye and lodged near his skull. He was hospitalized and released after 8 hours. The shooter was sentenced to 36 years in prison. 

Check out the video of Marc Cohn where he talked about the joy of  celebrating the 25th Anniversary of his self-titled debut album,

Marc Cohn Married

First Marriage with Elizabeth Vargas

Marc Cohn was previously married to Elizabeth Vargas, an ABC News journalist on 20th July 2002 and divorced in 2016.

Marc Cohn Children

SON : Zachary

Mother: Elizabeth Vargas

His son Zachary was born on 31st January 2003.

SON : Samuel

Mother: Elizabeth Vargas

His son Samuel was born on 16th August 2006.

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