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Who is TV host Amber Ruffin's husband, Jan Schiltmeijer?

Molly Young April 26, 2022
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American comedian, writer, actress, author and playwright Amber Ruffin is well known as the host of her own late-night talk show, The Amber Ruffin Show, and has been a writer for Late Night with Seth Meyers since 2014.

But what about Ruffin’s husband, Jan Schiltmeijer? Where is he from and how long has he been married to the TV personality? We explore their social media platforms and provide all you need to know about the couple.

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Who is TV host Amber Ruffin’s husband?

43-year-old Amber Ruffin has been married to Dutch artist Jan Schiltmeijer since 2010.

Schiltmeijer was born in Haarlem, Netherlands, a city and municipality at the northern edge of the Randstad region. However, he now lives in Brooklyn, New York.

@amberruffin has a large following on Instagram of more than 300,000 people and she often shares details of her career and photographs of family and friends on the platform.

Meanwhile, @janschiltmeijer has an intimate Instagram platform with a current total of 780 followers.

Over on Facebook, Jan Schiltmeijer describes himself as self-employed in the bio, while a lot of his online posts feature his artwork.

Meet Dutch artist Jan Schiltmeijer

Jan Schiltmeijer attended a school in Amsterdam – Hervorm Lyceum Zuid. As stated on his art website, Schiltmeijer grew up in Amsterdam where he attended a course from 1999 until 2002 and achieved a Junior* Academy for Art-Direction.

After working in art direction for two years, he began painting full time and in 2004 soon realised he was able to make people happy through his work.

Before marrying his wife and moving to the US, Schiltmeijer said he had built “quite a clientele without ever creating a website” but he is now located in New York after deciding it was “time to make new friends and expand.”

In terms of his art, Ruffin’s husband offers original acrylic paintings in a layer-over-layer style, providing deep rich colours and vivid images. He specialises in portraits.

More about the couple

Amber Ruffin and her sister shared their craziest experiences in their 2021 book entitled You’ll Never Believe What Happened To Lacey.

People reports the TV host writes about her 2008 move to Amsterdam that changed her life completely. There she met future husband Jan Schiltmeijer and her future late-night boss as Seth Meyers recommended her for a job on Saturday Night Live.

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Molly Young is a Journalism with Public Relations student at Leeds Beckett University. Boasting a creative background through her studies and on her personal social media channels, Molly loves creating content and providing entertainment analysis through her writing.