Brady Cunningham is first, a fashion and interior designer before she became Jason Schwartzman’s wife in 2009. The 45-year-old mother of 2 would have probably not been in the spotlight, though, but for her marriage to the musician-turned-actor.
Cunningham co-founded TENOVERSIX with her friends and also co-founded Wall of Apricots. She was diagnosed with cancer sometime in 2021 and it eventually resulted in a double mastectomy.
Here Are Facts You Might Find Interesting About Brady Cunningham
1. She is 45 Years Old
Jason Schwartzman’s wife, Brady Cunningham, was born on October 10, 1977, in Daphne, Alabama. She lived the better part of her childhood and youthful days there. When Brady was in her 20s, she moved away from the South in pursuit of a better career and possibly greener pastures.
2. Her Career in Fashion Dates Back to the 90s
When Brady Cunningham moved from Daphne, she went to New York where she secured a job. The young girl from Alabama began working for menswear designer John Bartlett in the late 90s. This job further propelled her to make the career decision she currently lives.
3. Brady Cunningham Studied Fashion Design
Jason’s wife studied Fashion design at Parsons School of Design. After leaving her job with Bartlett, she enrolled at the fashion school in order to further horn her skills in the fashion industry.
It was while she was here that she met Kristen Lee who is now a very important member of her career story.
4. Jason and His Wife Have Been Married for Years
Schwartzman and his wife Brady have been married for 14 years now. The couple met sometime in the 2000s and on July 11, 2009, they got married in their home located in the San Fernando Valley.
Jason and Brady reportedly dated for 3 years before they got married. Interestingly, the first thing they bought together was blueberry pancakes.
Prior to Jason’s relationship with Brady, he was linked with at least 2 women in the entertainment industry.
The Saving Mr. Banks actor had a relationship with Selma Blair for a year from 2000 to 2001. From 2003 to 2005, he also dated actress Zooey Deschanel.
When his relationship with Zooey ended, he began dating his now-wife, the fashion designer. The actor admitted that he is lucky he found a woman he loves. A demonstration of this can be seen when he had to grow a mustache because his wife loved it.
5. She is a Mother of 2 Daughters
The relationship and marriage between the American drummer and actor with the fashion designer have produced 2 offspring. The first of their children, Marlowe Rivers Schwartzman was born on December 4, 2010.
Marlowe was taught, from a very young age, how to play the piano. She also took a couple of music lessons encouraged by both parents.
About 3 and a half years after Marlowe’s birth, the couple welcomed another daughter to their brood. Though the name of the second girl has not been revealed, it is known that she was born sometime in the first/second week of June 2014.
There are reports that the couple share a third child, a son. This hasn’t been confirmed yet because Brady and Jason are very discreet.
6. Jason Schwartzman’s Wife Co-founded TENOVERSIX
Together with her fellow Parsons School of Design alumnus, Brady Cunningham started a fashion line. They moved to Los Angeles where they launched the line called TENOVERSIX. The fashion brand is also co-owned by Joe Cole.
Their first store was located in Melrose, West Hollywood. With the success of the Melrose store, the entrepreneurs decided to open another in Dallas, Texas.
The fashion store offers distinct fashion bordering on Kristen and Brady’s styles.
7. The Interior Designer also Oversees the Wall for Apricots
Asides from the fashion brand Jason’s wife co-founded with her friend from fashion school, she is also the founder of Wall of Apricots. Well, co-founder still, as it is a joint business with Katy Burgess.
Wall of Apricot is an Interior Design Studio. It is a creative consulting and interior design studio also located in Los Angeles. This venture was launched sometime in the early 2010s.
8. Brady Micromanages her Home and Career
When asked how she manages the home, her marriage, and her career, Brady Cunningham Schwartzman responded by saying she micromanages.
She also shared her secret to marriage which is laughing. Jason’s wife confessed that when things get too serious, she laughs.
Mrs. Jason Schwartzman knows how to spend quality time with her husband. They take walks together whenever they’re not swamped with work. It also looks like she shares a knack for vegan foods with her husband.
9. She had a Double Mastectomy in 2021
Jason Schwartzman’s wife had been through several routine mammograms dating as far back as April 2018. Years later, in May 2021, she went for another mammogram and ran a lot of tests because, this time, things were different.
She found out about cancer which led to her having a double mastectomy, eventually. It took her about 5 months to heal from the surgery. Brady had to celebrate her birthday that year, recuperating from the operation.
10. Brady Cunningham’s In-laws are Quite Famous
Jason Schwartzman hails from a long line of celebrities. He is related to not 1 or 2 celebrities but a good number of famous names in the American entertainment industry. Hence, he comes from a rich and long line of entertainers.
Cunningham’s father-in-law, Jack Schwartzman was an American film producer. His mother Taila Shire was an actress famous for playing the role of Connie Corleone in The Godfather films.
Brady is also related, by virtue of marriage, to;
- Robert Schwartzman, Jason’s brother, a musician, screenwriter, producer, and director
- John Schwartzman, her husband’s half-brother who is a cinematographer
- August Coopola, Jason’s uncle, an author, film executive, and academic
- Francis Ford Coppola, another uncle of Brady’s husband. He is a film director, producer, and screenwriter in America
- Antonio Francesco Coppola, the great-uncle who was an American Opera conductor and composer.
- Nicolas Cage was born Nicolas Kim Coppola. He is an American actor and film producer.
- Sophia Coppola is an American actress and filmmaker.