Scott Kolanach is a talented American theatre director who is also famous as the husband of American actress Stephanie Courtney, ubiquitously known as Flo from Progressive.
While Stephanie has become one of the most-recognized commercial pitchwomen and a cult heroine to TV addicts and bloggers, we know very little about Scott. He is a very private person but, he is constant in the heart and mind of media and fans alike due to her reputation.
So, in this segment, we will dig deeper into the life of Scott Kolanach. We will talk about his early life, his relationship with Stephanie, his children, what he is up to these days, and many other topics. So, without any further ado let’s start right away.
Scott Kolanach Wiki: He is New York City native
Scott Michael Kolanach was born on December 2, 1974, in Stony Point, New York, USA. He is 47 years old as of now.
Scott grew up in a family with artistic inclination. His mother is a singer. Meanwhile, the details about his father are kept private. Likewise, details about his siblings remain a mystery.
The professional life of Scott Kolanach
Scott works as a part of a production team. He handles the light, manages the theatre, and decorates the set. He is also a part of an improvisational comedy troupe, known as The Groundlings, founded by Gary Austin in 1974.
It is a nonprofit organization with nearly four-decade worth of history. They also run a school for young actors and actresses and have a wide number of famous alumni. The members and employees of the organization are called “Groundling”.
Scott’s wife, Stephanie is also a member of the group. Talking about The Groundlings to Cosmopolitan, Stephanie said:
One night, we saw a show at the Groundlings and I was blown away. It felt a lot more like acting to me than stand-up because there was someone with an acting partner up there. I signed up for classes the next day and started going through that program. I was hoping to go as far as I could get, which meant joining the main Groundlings company. And, I also felt that if it didn’t work out, that was OK. I can still go on auditions and keep moving forward.
Scott once worked for the production team of the movie ‘Janeane from Des Moines’ in the year 2012. The movie is an American political drama directed by Grace Lee, written by Lee and Jane Edith Wilson, and starring Wilson as a conservative housewife who attends the 2012 Republican Party primary in Iowa.
How did Scott and Stephanie meet each other?
The couple met each other at The Groundlings around 2004. Stephanie had just joined the troupe and Scott worked there as a lighting director. Right after meeting, the Mad Men actress was enchanted by the charm and grace of the lighting director.
Both of them hail from the same part of New York City, the Stony Point neighborhood. So, they had a lot in common and forged a lasting relationship right then and there.
Slowly, with the progress of time, their relationship grew strong and they decided to take it to another level.
Scott Kolanach and Stephanie Courtney Marriage
Scott and Stephanie married on November 25, 2008. At the time of their marriage, Stephanie was 38 and Scott was 34 years old. The ceremony was an intimate gathering in New York City with close friends and family present.
They are currently enjoying their blissful marriage even after a near couple of decades of marriage. Truly a match made in heaven!
Stephanie Courtney and Scott Kolanach son
Despite many years of marriage, they did not have a child together for many years. Stephanie, who defines herself as the late bloomer, gave birth to her son in 2010.
The couple is really protective about the privacy of their child. But, speaking about her son, Scott’s wife gushed out to Cosmopolitan:
I’m married and we have a house and we have a kid and the kid is now going to preschool. We can provide for this little guy and be able to breathe. I know that’s an incredible thing in this industry. It boggles my mind to this day.
In spite of all the success, both of them are really humble and grounded and live in their LA house with their son.
Scott Kolanach’ wife Stephanie Courtney
Scott’s wife, Stephanie Courtney, born on February 8, 1970, is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for playing the advertising character Flo in television and radio commercials for Progressive Corporation starting in 2008.
She is now a common household name among American citizens and instantly recognized. But it was not always the case, it took Stephanie Courtney years to get her big break as an actress. But she never gave up and she was eventually rewarded for her perseverance. As of now, she is named as one of the top 10 female ad icons of all time alongside Betty Crocker and Rosie the Riveter.
Courtney is famous for her recurring roles on several television series like Tom Goes to the Mayor (2004-2006) and gave voices to Rene the receptionist and Joy Peters. She also featured in AMC drama Mad Men (2007) and played the role of Diane on the ABC comedy Cavemen (2007).
Moreover, Stephanie also appeared in the season 2 premiere of Men of Certain Age. She also plays the role of Essie Karp in The Goldbergs.
Scott Kolanach Net Worth
Scott Kolanch has an estimated net worth of about $1 million. He earns quite handsomely from his job as lighting director.
Meanwhile Scott’s wife, Stephanie Courtney has an estimated net worth of about $6 million.