Who’s The Lady With The Name Jeremy Yaffe?


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A lot of wives or ex-wives only became famous because of the name and reputation of their husbands. Jeremy Yaffe also has a reputation as a famous ex wife of Alan Arkin, an American playwright, producer and scriptwriter. He’s the actor who’s had a film career spanning seven decades, known for his performances in The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966); Wait Until Dark (1967);Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001); Little Miss Sunshine (2006); Get Smart (2008); Sunshine Cleaning(2008); and Argo (2012).

Jeremy’s husband, Alan Arkin, even won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Little Miss Sunshine and received a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his performance in Argo. But how much do we know about his ex-wife? Let’s take a look.  

Who Is Jeremy Yaffe? Biography and Details


Jeremy Yaffe entered this world to her parents, in 1937 in Massachusetts in the United States of America. She is 83 years old as of 2020. She did not mention the full date of her birth, which is why we don’t know exactly when she will turn 83. George Yaffe’s daughter (father) and Ninna Yaffe’s daughter (mother) are of caucasian race. Jeremy has an American citizenship and she has not provided other information about her family. 

Jeremy Yaffe’s Salary, Net Worth:

Jeremy Yaffe might have earned some money from her nursing profession, but her actual net worth could be in millions. Being a successful ex-wife, her exposure and endorsements could have won her a decent sum of dollars. 

Her former husband, Alan Arkin, has an estimated net value of nearly $15 million from his career as an actor. In the entertainment field following the footsteps of his father, her elder son, Adam Arkin, has an approximate net value of 10 million dollars. Similarly Matthew, her younger son, is worth some $15 million from his acting career. Jeremy’s two sons have now enjoyed an affluent and comfortable lifestyle. Nevertheless, no information is currently available about her residences, if she owns luxurious cars or other structures.

Jeremy Yaffe’s Marriage: 

Adam Arkin has been married three times, with two ending in divorce.  

Adam Arkin and Jeremy Yaffe met ages ago and in 1955 Jeremy Yaffe married Alan Arkin, the American actor and director. Her former husband gained recognition as a player on stage, on television and in movies while she had taken up nursing as her profession. No information is available on how they met first. In fact, the media are still without the exact date and location of their marriage. Eventually in 1961, they were unable to cope with their relationship and split their ways. Jeremy lived alone after her divorce, since no information is available on her other love affairs. 

They share two sons. Adam Arkin, their first son was born on 19 August 1956 and their second child Matthew Arkin was born on 21 March 1960. 

Adam Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York, to actor, director and writer Alan Arkin and his first wife, Jeremy Yaffe. He graduated from Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, New York. Now he is the American television, film and stage actor, and director. Adam is known for playing the role of Aaron Shutt on Chicago Hope. The actor who has a famous father has been nominated for numerous awards, including a Tony (Best Actor, 1991, I Hate Hamlet) as well as three primetime Emmys, four SAG Awards (Ensemble, Chicago Hope), and a DGA Award (My Louisiana Sky). 

In 2002, Adam would go on to win a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Directing in a Children’s Special for My Louisiana Sky. He is also one of the three actors to portray Dale “The Whale” Biederbeck on Monk. Between 2007 and 2009, he bagged a major role in the NBC drama Life. Since the year 1990, he’s had a guest role on Northern Exposure playing the angry paranoid Adam, for which he received an Emmy nomination. In 2009, the actor portrayed villain Ethan Zobelle, a white separatist gang leader, on the FX original series Sons of Anarchy.

Mathew Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Jeremy Yaffe, a nurse, and actor Alan Arkin. Mathew is the younger brother of actor Adam Arkin. After his parents separated when he was an infant, Arkin was raised by his mother in California until age 7. Mathew then lived with his father and stepmother, actress Barbara Dana, in Greenwich Village. In 1968, Arkin and his brother were directed by their father in the Academy Award nominated short film People Soup. For five years Arkin practiced law with small firms in Tarrytown and White Plains, New York. He quit to pursue a career in acting. When asked why he would give up a career in law, Arkin pointed out a laughing audience and said, “You hear that sound? You know how many people I made laugh when I was a lawyer? None… well, maybe a few judges.”

Jeremy’s ex-husband married Barbara Dana, actress screenwriter, in 1964 and then, in 1996, Suzanne Newlander, a psychotherapist. Jeremy Yaffe’s two sons have a brother through Arkin’s marriage to Barbara Dana who gave birth to Anthony (Tony) Dana Arkin in 1967. 

Jeremy Yaffe’s Career, Awards:

Jeremy Yaffe may have had a career as a nurse. She may be doing this vocation currently, but her work history is unknown. 

Her former husband Alan Arkin, on the other hand, has had a very successful career. Alan Arkin, is a popular American screenwriter and actor known for his work in Popi, Wait Until Dark, and The Russians Are Coming. He is a famous American actor. Additionally, he is the author of a great number of books, including Tony’s Hart Work Day and Halfway Through the Window. Alan was nominated twice for the Best Actor Academy Award. The Russians Are Coming, and The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, he won the Award. In addition, for his performance in Little Miss Sunshine, he won an academic award for best support players and was awarded the Best Supporting Actor nomination in Argo.

Jeremy Yaffe’s Height:

There’s still a lack of information about her body measurements including the size of dress, shoe size, tail size, bra size, hip size etc. Yaffe is not active on any kind of websites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


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