Max Shifrin is an American lawyer based in New York. He is mostly known as the husband of Sara Haines, the former Good Morning America anchor and ABC News correspondent.
Like most individuals married to popular figures, Max Shifrin has been living in his wife’s shadow, but that ends here, the man has done well for himself and we will be looking at the facts of his life here.
Max Shifrin Bio – Age
Not much information about Shifrin’s birth date and early life is available but we do know from his LinkedIn biography that he graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2005, with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. He later attended Brooklyn Law School and earned a Juris Doctor Degree in Law in the year 2010.
After graduation, Shifrin worked as a legal intern at the United States District Court For the Eastern District of New York from Aug 2008-Dec 2008. Thereafter, he became a student prosecutor at the United States Attorney’s Office from August 2009 to June 2010. In 2011, he became an associate at Fried Frank, New York, until March 2013, when he moved on to Storch Amini & Munves as an associate.
He is currently an associate at Baker Hostetler LLP and has been there since June 2014. Shifrin has listed Appeals, Civil Litigation, Legal Writing, Westlaw, Legal Research, Litigation, and Criminal Law as his strong suits. He focuses on complex commercial litigation, representing not only big outlets but small businesses and individuals as well. According to him, he does this for clients in a wide range of industries and it has enabled him to gain experience in overseeing all aspects of pre-trial litigation.
At Baker Hostetler, Shifrin is also on a team as court-appointed counsel for the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernie Madoff‘s firm, BLMIS. This has to do with the over 1,000 lawsuits filed by SIPA Trustee to recover assets for the benefit of defrauded BLMIS customers.
Quick Facts About Sara Haines’ Husband
- His Wife Is Older Than Him
Max Shifrin is married to Sara Haines who is five years older than him. His wife is the former Today Show and Good Morning America anchor, and the current co-host on The View. She is best known for her lively personality on set.
The couple met through an online dating site OkCupid with the assistance of her brother who also doubles as her closest companion. They decided to meet one night for drinks and the relationship kicked off from there.
Max and Sarah dated for a couple of months and they moved in together a year after. Max proposed a few months later and on 22 November 2014, they tied the knot in the Bahamas. The couple resides in Brooklyn, New York.
- He’s So Far, A Father Of Two Kid
Max Shifrin and Sarah Haines are parents to two children, a son Alec Richard born on March 5, 2016, and a daughter Sandra Grace born on December 23rd, 2017.
Max seems to shy away from the media spotlight but his wife Haines who is naturally a media person once admitted that she sometimes tends to overshare news… everywhere! The birth of both children was first announced by Haines through different social media platforms. She announced their son Alec’s birth and the reason for his name via Periscope.
According to the couple, their son who weighed 7 lb. 5 ounces at birth was named after their dads. They also did the same via Instagram for their daughter and 2017 little Christmas package Sandra Grace who weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces at birth. She was named after Sarah’s mother. They also have two chihuahua pets.
- He Doesn’t Fancy Haines Peppy Personality On Air
Any morning television fan would certainly know that Shifrin’s wife Haines is loved by her audience for her very lively spirit on the set of every show she’s ever worked on. Surprisingly, this on-screen personality which has helped Haines connect with her audience across America actually annoys Max to some extent.
Max Shifrin has not disclosed the exact value of his salary or net worth and there are no records regarding that. But sources reveal that his net worth is within seven figures and he earns around $167,670 per year. However, his wife, Sara Haines has an impressive net worth from her works as a presenter, anchor, and host across different shows on TV. She is being paid well as the current co-host of The View which recently earned her the Daytime Emmy Award as an Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host. Haines’ net worth is estimated to be over $1million.
The New-York based legal advisor is a multilinguist who is fluent in three languages namely, English, French, and Russian.