Susan Schneider is an American graphic designer and artist. She is best known for being the third wife and widow of actor and comedian Robin Williams. she has founded her own graphic designing firm, ‘Critical Eye Design’ which mainly does logo and brand development work.
On September 1, 2020, In an interview for Today shows, Susan Schneider spoke about the new documentary, “Robin’s Wish” which captures the late Oscar-winning actor’s battle with Lewy body dementia. Lewy body dementia is a type of brain disease that affected the actor’s memory, thinking, and movement control that ultimately led to his death by suicide on August 11, 2014, at age 63.
Schneider has also revealed why they slept in separate beds before his suicide. Schneider said that they were told by doctors to sleep in separate beds for medical reasons so that Robin could get more sleep as he struggled with insomnia.
What was Susan Schneider famous for?
- Being the third wife and widow of actor and comedian Robin Williams.
Where was Susan Schneider born?
Susan Schneider was born in Belvedere city, Marin County, California, the USA on January 24, 1964. Her birth name is Susan Marie Schneider. There is no information about her early life, parents, and siblings.
She holds an American nationality and belongs to a White Caucasian ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. Her religion is Christianity.
Regarding her educational background, she attended a local high school in her hometown. She then enrolled at the University of California and earned a degree in graphic design. Later, she transferred to the California College of Arts and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from there.
Susan Schneider’s Career Highlights
- After completing graduation, Susan Schneider started working as a freelance graphic designer. She had worked for several graphic designing firms over a period of eight years.
- In 1997, she founded her own graphic designing firm, ‘Critical Eye Design’ which mainly does logo and brand development work.
- Apart from her business, she started experimenting with other forms of arts.
- In 2006, she held her first exhibition to showcase her painting talent. It received positive reviews and also motivated her to focus more on her art.
- Since then she has been presented in 10 solo exhibitions and also presented in over 20 group exhibitions as of 2020. She has also judged five shows.
- Also, she was invited to be a guest lecturer at the Pricing Your Artwork workshop at Marin Catholic High School in Kentfield, California.
Susan Schneider: Robin Williams Wife
Susan Schneider is a widow of actor and comedian Robin Williams. She met actor Robin Williams at an Apple store in Corte Madera, California, in 2007. The couple dated each other for two years and finally got married on October 22, 2011, in St Helena, California. The couple was married for three years but sadly Williams committed suicide by hanging in his house in Paradise Cay, California on August 11, 2014.
She hasn’t any children with Williams but has three stepchildren named Zachary, Zelda, and Cody from Williams’ previous marriages with Valerie Velardi and Marsha Garces.
According to Susan Schneider, Robin Williams was suffering from “Dementia” or “Lewy Body Syndrome” and the disease was like “a terrorist” inside her late husband’s brain. Also, she believes that this was the reason he lost his life.
Shortly after the passing her husband, Schneider began a legal battle against her three step-children, Zachary, Zelda, and Cody claiming that she was not getting enough money to maintain the house where she and Williams used to reside and finally the case was settled out of the court.
Before the relationship with Robin Williams, Susan Schneider was married to businessman Richard Armusewicz. The couple got married in 1980 and divorced in 2001. However, the couple has two children together.
Susan Schneider’s Height and Weight
As of 2020, Susan Schneider is 56 years old. She is a beautiful lady with a fair skin tone. She stands at a height of 1.65 m (5 feet and 5 inches) tall and her body weighs around 53 kg (117 lbs.). She wears a shoe size of 5(US) and her dress size is 2(US). Her eye color is Brown and her hair color is also Brown. Her sexual orientation is Straight.
Susan Schneider’s Net Worth
Susan Schneider has quite good earnings from her professional career as a graphic designer and artist. She has an estimated net worth of $800k USD as of 2020.
Schneider Resides in Los Angeles, California, United States.