Who is Craig Coyne? Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, Career, Net Worth

Meet the man who won Barbara Bush’s heart! Former first daughter’s husband (George W. Bush’s new son-in-law) is a writer and actor who wooed her long-distance from Los Angeles after they were set up on a blind date.

Craig Coyne Bio, Age, Parents

Craig was raised by Family Nurse Practitioner Darlene Coyne, 63, and Edward James Coyne Jr., 65, in Georgia, along with his two siblings, Edward James III, 38, and Kathleen, 32.

He went on to study at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee – his mother’s alma mater – before moving to California.

Craig is 37 years of age as at 2018.

As a writer, Craig developed a live-action show for Comedy Central. He also wrote and created a TV series called Ask Play starring Parks and Recreation star Jim O’Heir, which is now said to be in post-production.

Craig regularly creates web content and works on original series with producers located both in Los Angeles and in the UK.

He has also written a play called Delusions of Grammar, which earned him a spot in the selection of the 2016 William Inge Theatre Festival in Kansas according to the website of his agency, Independent Talent.

The Vanderbilt University alumni consider himself the ‘world’s biggest Chick-Fil-A fan’ according to a website for one of his films.

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craig coyne and Bush Family

Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Craig Coyne

Craig has dabbled in politics.

Considering that Craig married into a family with two living United States presidents, it makes sense that he would have some politics in his background. Craig, according to this bio, serves “as a Page in the U.S. House of Representatives.”

The equivalent of high school internship, Pages for the house was responsible for a lot of supplemental administrative work.

The House Page program ended in 2011, thanks to technological advancements making the system obsolete, so Craig can boast he was one of the last few Pages.

He and Jenna were set up on a blind date.

This sudden, surprise nature of Barbara and Craig’s wedding seems very on-point, considering the two…haven’t been dating for that long.

Friends set up these two on a blind date in November 2017, according to PEOPLE. Clearly, the two felt sparks, because, by New Year’s Eve, they were committed as a couple.

They overcame the distance – she was living in New York City while he was out in Los Angeles – to make their relationship work.

You may have seen him in a few movies.

“Craig got his first taste of the entertainment industry when cast by Sam Mendes in Jarhead,” his profile on his agent’s website reads. He also had a handful of roles in other films, like I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell and Look at Me. He also starred in Lonelygirl15, the highly popular web series.

He’s a writer at heart.

“Since shifting his focus to writing, Craig has sold to and developed Doin’ Good, a live-action half hour, at Comedy Central with the Workaholics team, Avalon Entertainment, attached to produce,” his profile reads.
He also worked on Ask Play, an original series featuring Parks and Rec’s Jim O’Heir. He also worked on a play, “Delusions of Grammar.”

Craig Coyne Net Worth – We will be updating that shortly when it has been made public.

craig coyne and Bush Family
craig coyne and Bush Family

Craig is married to Barbara Bush (George Bush’s Daughter).

Barbara Bush is the CEO of the health equity organization Global Health Corps, aimed at “creating a new breed of health sector leaders who develop innovative solutions to the most challenging health problems all over the world,” according to the organization.

Barbara and Craig tied the knot in Maine because that is where the bride’s grandfather George H. W. Bush, 94, lives, Barbara’s twin sister Jenna told Today.

Jenna served as Barbara’s matron of honor while her daughter Mila, five, and Poppy, three, served as flower girls, with Poppy taking on the additional duty of ring bearer.

During the ceremony, the bride paid tribute to her late grandmother, former First Lady Barbara Bush, who died in April aged 92, by wearing a bracelet George H. W. gave his wife on their 70th wedding anniversary.

 

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