Tina Fey Husband Jeff Richmond, Bio and Facts

Tina Fey husband Jeff Richmond
Tina Fey with her husband Jeff Richmond

Who is Tina Fey’s husband?

Jeff Richmond is the husband of American actress, comedian, writer, and producer Elizabeth Stamatina (Tina) Fey. Jeff is an American composer, actor, director, and producer. His most notable works include directing and providing music to some episodes of  30 Rock, a situational television comedy drama which he created and acted with his wife.

Jeff  has won three Emmy awards as a producer for first three seasons of 30 Rock. He has also bagged an Emmy nomination for his composition of 30 Rocks theme song.

Personal Information on Tina Fey’s darling spouse Jeff Richmond

Birth Name: Jeffrey Wayne Richmond

Date of Birth: January 7, 1961 (age 56)

Birth Place: Garrettsville, Ohio, U.S.

Education:   A. Garfield High School (Class of 1979),Kent State University

Profession:  Composer, actor, producer, director

Height: 5′ 2″ (1.57 m)

Children: 2

Interesting Facts about Jeff Richmond

Talent since early age

As a student of  James A. Garfield High School in his hometown, he won the John Philip Sousa award. He was proactive in extra curricular activities and also helped in the creation of the Garrettsville Community Players, directing and choreographing.

He carried his talent to the college and co-authored a number of musicals. He was also responsible for composing  musical score to William Shakespeare’s Othello.

Professional Chemistry with his wife Tina

Jeff has a strong chemistry with his both on personal and professional level. He has produced music for films his wife has acted in. The couple have also worked in many projects together. He composed musical score for the film Baby Mama which starred his wife opposite to Emy Poehler.

Apart from 30 Rock, Jeff also gave the music for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, another sitcom which was created by Tina Fey.

A Handful of Local Award Nominations

He was nominated for a 1998 Jeff Award ( A chicago based reputed local award for excellence in theater in Chicago area) for Director of a Revue for “Promise Keepers, Losers Weepers“, at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
He also nominated for the same award next year   for Director of a Revue for “The Revelation Will Not Be Televised“.

Appearance in Conan O’Brien Show

Jeff Richmond has also appeared in a recurring role on Late Night with Conan O’Brien.  He had frequent appearance as the character of “Russian Hat Guy”

How did Tina Fey meet her husband?

The couple met for the first time when they were working at The Second City.in  They dated for seven years before eventually tying knots in 2001. They married in a Greek Orthodox ceremony. “Until I met my husband, I could not get a date”, Tina joked in an interview with Askmen.

The couple were on vacation when Richmond proposed Tina. The couple have two daughters together – Alice Zenobia (born on September 10, 2005) and Penelope Athena (born August 10, 2011).

tina fey with her husband and family

Who has Jeff Richmond dated so far?

Jeff has not been involved with celebrities other than his wife Tina Fey.

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