Many Hollywood celebs vanish in thin air though they become fan favorites. One of such actors who left the showbiz is Michael Schoeffling, who portrayed Jake in Sixteen Candles.

The Sixteen Candles actor Michael Schoeffling made a remarkable print in Hollywood in the 80s and early 90s. Although fans loved him, he vanished from the entertainment industry. But, what really propelled him to leave Hollywood? What about his life after retirement? Who is his wife? Does he share any children with his partner? Get all his queries answeres in this wiki-bio.

Why is Michael Schoeffling Leave Hollywood?

Michael Schoeffling remained active in the limelight only for seven years. According to him, the actual reason for quitting his rising acting career was the lack of roles and growing family to feed.

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Michael Schoeffling During his young age.

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After the retirement, Schoeffling got into woodworking. He went back to his hometown Pennsylvania where he opened a woodworking shop. There, he earns his worth from producing handcrafted furniture.

What is Michael Schoeffling’s Net Worth?

Michael Schoeffling holds a net worth of $500K, as of 2019. As of now, his source of income is from the handcrafted furniture. On the contrary, he accumulated a decent amount of fortune from his wrestling and acting career.

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Michael Schoeffling with co-star Molly Ringwald.

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During his young days, along with acting career, he was a competitive and successful wrestler. He won several medals in national and international tournaments. His major achievement includes a gold medal for the United States in the National Junior Wrestling Team meet in Munich, Germany.

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Schoeffing entered the entertainment industry as a model and featured also for a notable magazine, GQ. Later, he stepped in the big screen.

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The former actor actively involved in the entertainment industry from 1984 to 1991. His acting career skyrocketed at the age of 23 where he portrayed the role of Jake Ryan in the teen film, Sixteen Candles. The movie was made on the budget of $6.5 million however, collected an impressive box office collection of $23.7 million.

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During his acting career, Michael faced too many problems in getting decent roles so, he had to leave. However, after he opened up his own woodwork shop, he has been earning decent cash from his skills in such.

Has Michael Schoeffling Married?

The Sylvester actor Michael Schoeffling is a married man who tied the knot with his girlfriend turned wife, Valerie C. Robinson. Valerie is a former model and actress popular for her work in Patty Hearst (1988), One Shoe Makes It Murder(1982) and Having Babies II (1977).

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The duo tied the knot in the intimate ceremony in presence of close friends and family in the 1980s. Since it has been years since the duo left the showbiz, they have kept their married life away from the limelight.

The husband and wife are blessed with two children. The couple is the proud parents of their first son Zane Schoeffling and younger daughter Scarlet Schoeffling. Their daughter, Scarlet is currently a model.

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Michael Schoeffling with wife and two daughters. 

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The Mermaids alum is living a cheerful married life though he failed in the entertainment industry. In addition, he also has never had any rumors of divorce and extramarital affairs.

Quicks Facts About Michael Schoeffling

How old is Michael Schoeffling?

58 years old

What is Michael Schoeffling’s height?

6 feet

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Which is Michael Schoeffling debut movie?

Sixteen Candles