Who Is Charles Edward Vogelman, Ed Asner’s Son?

Charles Edward Vogelman is Ed Asner’s son from an extra marital affair with Carol Jean Vogelman. He was born in 1987 and is currently 37 years old.

Charles’ father, Ed Asner, was an award-winning American actor and one-time president of the Hollywood Screen Actors Guild. Of all of his children, Charles Edward Vogelman is the only one who stays away from the screen and the media. Very little is known about him, however, we have been able to gather a few things about him.

Summary Of Charles Edward Vogelman’s Biography 

  • Full name: Charles Edward Vogelman
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 1987
  • Charles Edward Vogelman’s Age: 37 years old
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Nationality: American
  • Charles Edward Vogelman’s Parents: Ed Asner (father) and Carol Jean Vogelman (mother)
  • Siblings: Mathew Asner, Liza Asner, and Kate Asner
  • Charles Edward Vogelman’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Charles Edward Vogelman’s Height in Centimetres: 175cm
  • Charles Edward Vogelman’s Weight: 75kg
  • Charles Edward Vogelman’s Net worth: $1 million
  • Famous for: Being the son of late Hollywood thespian, Ed Asner

Charles Edward Vogelman Was Born In 1987

Ed Asner and Carol Jean Vogelman welcomed Charles Edward Vogelman into the world in 1987. Unfortunately, the exact day and month of his birth is not available to the media. Charles was born in the United States of America and as such has an American nationality. He also belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

Details about Charles Edward Vogelman’s childhood and education are not available to the public, however, because we know he was diagnosed with the autistic syndrome at the age of eight, it is easy to tell that he must have attended special schools.

There are reports that he was high on the autistic spectrum which meant that he was also a normal child. He took classes at the University of Southern Connecticut and earned a bachelor’s degree in Geography and Ecology (as a combination).

He Was Diagnosed With Autism At Age Eight

According to reports, at the time Charles’ mother got pregnant for him, she was already a bit advanced in age, as was his father. When he was born, he was believed to be a normal child, however, when he turned 8 years old, he was diagnosed with autism.

Charles Edward Vogelman

The news of his disorders was not an easy pill to swallow for Ed Asner as reports say it took him up to a year to accept that his son was on the autism spectrum. However, he took up the challenge to make a difference in the lives of those living with autism as he got involved in the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Autism Speaks (the largest autism research organization in the United States of America).

He was also a board member and adviser of Aspiritech. Aspiritech is a non profit organization that is dedicated to training high functioning autistic persons on how to perform quality assurance and test software for companies.

According to Wikipedia, Ed Asner was a parent and grandparents to children with autism, this is to say that Charles Edward Vogelman was not the only family member living with autism.

Charles Was Well Provided For By His Father

Although Charles’ father, Ed Asner, never got married to his mother, he made sure to provide for his son financially. According to reports, he paid Charle’s mother $2,100 monthly to care for him; he also paid for Charles’ health insurance. In order to provide a house where Carol and Charles will live, Ed Asner paid $30,000 for a mortgage as well.

Although Ed Asner was not married to Carol Jean at the time when Charles was born, he did what he could to be there for his son. Not only financially, but physically and emotionally too. There are also reports that Charles Edward Vogelman received at least $1 million as inheritance from his father upon his death.

What Does Charles Edward Vogelman Do For A Living?

Charles Edward Vogelman lives a low profile life, as result, nothing is known about what he does for a living. He does not have any confirmed social media handle. Aside from his career, the media does not also know if he is married and whether he was ever in a relationship.

Charles’s Parents Were Never Married

As we’ve already mentioned, Charles Edward Vogelman’s parents, Ed Asner and Carol Jean Vogelman, started seeing each other in 1986 and by the following year, Charles was born. His birth did not work a magic on his parents relationship, as just one year later, Ed Asner and Carol Jean Vogelman broke up.

It is important to note that at the time Ed Asner and Carol Jean Vogelman were in a romantic relationship, Ed Asner was legally married to Nancy Lou Sykes. This means, Ed was cheating on his wife, Nancy, with Carol Vogelman. Needless to say, that did not go down well with the former as in 1988, the same year Carol Jean Vogelman’s extramarital affair with Ed Asner ended, Nancy divorced Asner as well.

Even though the reason for their divorce was not made public, it is speculated that it had a lot to do with the affair that brought Charles Edward Vogelman to the world. Whereas that is assumed to be true, the reason for the separation of Charles parents remain a mystery.

He Has Three Half Siblings From His Father

Charles Edward Vogelman is the only child of his parents, but not the only child of his father, as his marriage to Nancy Lou Sykes was blessed with three children. Here are some things to know about them.

Liza Asner

Liza Asner was born on the 19th of September 1963. She is a movie producer. According to her IMDb profile, she is known for Tiger Within (2020), Be Careful What You Wish For (2022), and Painting Jane (2023).

Aside from her active work in the entertainment industry, Liza keeps other areas of her life private. Notwithstanding, she has been seen on the red carpet with her father several times.

Mathew Asner

Mathew is Liza’s twin brother, which means he was also born on the 19th of September 1963. He is a movie director and the president/CEO of The Ed Asner Family Center. In 2013, Mathew got married to Navah Paskowitz. The two are believed to have children together.

Kate Asner

Kate Asner was born on the 17th of September 1966 and she celebrates her birthday just two days before her elder twin siblings. Kate has followed her father’s footsteps to become an actress. She has featured in movies like The Hughleys, Judging Amy, and Ally McBeal.

It is noteworthy to add that the kind of relationship Charles Edward has with his half sibling is not known to the public, however there are reports that he and his late father had a good relationship going.

Charles Edward Vogelman’s Father Died At The Age of 90

On the 29th of August 2021, Ed Asner gave up the ghost. He was 91 years old at the time of his death and according to reports, he died of natural causes. He was laid to rest on the 12th of September 2021 at Sheffield Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri.

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