Marc Cohn

United States

Marc Cohn Bio

Who is Marc Cohn

Marc Cohn is an American folk rock singer, songwriter as well as musician. He is mainly known for his song “Walking in Memphis” from his own name album “Marc Cohn”. He is a very famous person who have won many awards for his work.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He studied at the Beachwood High School located in Beachwood, Ohio. When he was two, he lost his mother and his father died when he was 12 years old. He attended Oberlin College and transferred to UCLA.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is Marc Craig Cohn. His net worth is 2015 is $12.5 million. He is bald. He has got beard on his face. He hates gym but he practices yoga regularly and also meditates. He was born to a middle class Jewish family.

Personal Life

He is happily married to Elizabeth Vargas. The couple first met each other at the 1999 U.S. Open. The couple is blessed with two sons named Zachary Raphael Cohn and Samuel Wyatt Cohn. He has two child from previous relationship.


In 1991 he won American Music Awards nomination as Favorite New Artist in Adult Contemporary. He won Grammy Awards in the same year as Best New Artist. He was nominated with Grammy Awards in 1992 for Pop Male Vocalist.


He was rumored of having an affair during Vargas rehab stint for alcoholism.