Who Is Nicky Marmet, Robin Tunney’s Partner?

As a talented interior designer in the Beverly Hills area, Nicky Marmet’s clientele includes the super-wealthy and A-list celebrities. This can be quite a bit unnerving, but Marmet feels right at home given that he has schmoozed with celebrities in the past. This s as a result of his relationship with award-winning actress and The Mentalist star Robin Tunney. Marmet and Tunney have been engaged for a long time, and though they are yet to take the next step, they are going full throttle with their romance. They regularly attend red carpet premieres and other Hollywood shindigs together. They have also welcomed two lovely children into the fold.

Profile Summary of Nicky Marmet 

  • Full name: Nicholas J. Marmet
  • Date of birth: 26th August 1981
  • Age: 40 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Education institutions attended: N/A
  • Occupation: interior designer
  • Partner: Robin Tunney
  • Children: Oscar and Colette Kathleen

Nicky Marmet has American Nationality and is of Caucasian Ethnicity

Nicholas J. Marmet was born on 26th August 1981. His nationality is American, while his ethnicity is Caucasian. There is a paucity of details about Marmet’s family background, childhood, and early life. His educational background is unknown, but he would have likely completed a high school diploma and a college degree before going on to embark on his career pursuits. This is a similar trajectory to his long-term partner, Robin Tunney.

Tunney was born on 19th June 1972 in the city of Chicago, Illinois, and has Irish origins. Her father, Patrick, was a car salesman while her mother, Cathy, was a bartender. Tunney grew up in Chicago and attended the Saint Ignatius College Prep School. She fell in love with the performing arts early and so decided to attend the Chicago Academy for the Arts in Chicago. It was there that she honed some of the skills that would eventually serve her in her journey to TV stardom.

Nicky Marmet and Robin Tunney Have Been Together for Several Years and Got Engaged in 2013

Nicky Marmet and Robin Tunney have not been forthcoming about how they met or when exactly they commenced their relationship. Still, it is possible that their romance started either in the very late 2000s or the early 2010s. Things progressed very well between them, and on 25th December 2012, they got engaged. They hid the news from the public until February 2013, when Tunney granted an interview to Us Weekly. In the interview, she revealed that the proposal took place during their Brazil vacation, and Nicky made two attempts before he succeeded.

The first attempt was while they were vacationing in the town of Bahia, but she was ill and threw up over his shoulder just as he wanted to take out the ring. Of course, he couldn’t proceed under such circumstances, and he bided his time until she got better. By the time that this happened, they were now holidaying in Rio de junior, and he popped the big question, which she accepted. Tunney was predictably ecstatic about the whole thing. She revealed that the diamond was in her ring was from Marmet’s grandmother’s engagement ring. According to her, Marmet’s grandmom had a long and happy marriage to his granddad, which portend good luck for them.

They Have Two Children Together, namely Son, Oscar, and Daughter, Colette

Nicky Marmet and Robin Tunney have been more open about their romance since their engagement. The couple has attended several red carpet events over the years, including the closing ceremony of the Monte Carlo TV Festival in June 2013. They also attended the November 2013 premiere of the movie, Delivery Man in Los Angeles. Another joint outing was the wrap party for season seven of Californication in July 2013. Nicky Marmet and Robin Tunney have also gone on to welcome two kids together. Their first is a son named Oscar Holly Marmet, who was born on 26th June 2016. The couple kept the pregnancy under the wraps. It was only after the baby arrived that Tunney used her Instagram to share the news.

She apologized for keeping it secret and stated that she wanted to keep it all to herself and savor it. She then described her newly born son as her greatest work. Marmet and Tunney welcomed their second child, a daughter named Colette Kathleen, on 8th January 2020. The actress subsequently took to her Instagram page to share the good news. She described her daughter as a firecracker with a thick head of strawberry blonde hair who was ready to take over the world. She also revealed that their hearts had grown bigger while their first son, Oscar, was quite happy in his new role as big brother.

The Family Makes Their Home in a Mid-Century House Located in Beverly Hills

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Nicky Marmet and Robin Tunney may have done things a bit non-traditionally, but they are perfectly happy with the family that they have built. The couple and their kids now make their home in an immaculately preserved mid-century house located in Beverly Hills Oasis. They initially spent about three years looking for the perfect house that would suit their kids. They eventually struck gold on the four-bedroom and three-and-a-half-bathroom house which formerly belonged to the sculptor, Morris Levine.

The house boasts a backyard with a pool and lots of natural light. All kitchen appliances were also in tip-top shape, and the couple took their time putting their stamp on the entire interior. Marmet, of course, proved to be incredibly helpful in this regard given his occupation, but it sometimes proved to be a hindrance as he wanted everything to be perfect. The couple preserved, and they now have a place that is distinctly theirs and which tells their story.

He Has his Own Interior Design Firm and has Worked for the Likes of Downey Robert Jr.

Since leaving school, Nicky Marmet has built a career as an interior designer. An interior designer is a person that specializes in planning and executing the interiors of a house and turning it into functional, safe, and beautiful spaces. Marmet has rendered such services to numerous clients, including the likes of the movie star Robert Downey Jr. He now has his own company, Nicky Marmet Designs Inc. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is located in Betty Lane, Beverly Hills, California. They have several employees and maintain an active status on the register of companies located in the state of California. Nicky Marmet is a success in every sense of the word, but he still has some ways to catch up with his partner in terms of fame.

Robin Tunney began her acting career in the 90s and has featured in several movies to date, including Encino Man, Empire Records, Niagara, Niagara, End of Days, Supernova, Vertical Limit, Cherish, The Secret Lives of Dentists, and Looking Glass. She has also featured in several TV series, including the CBS drama series, The Mentalist. The Mentalist features Tunney as a senior investigative agent who joins hands with a former psychic to solve numerous cases. The show debuted on 23rd September 2008 and ran for a total of seven seasons and 151 episodes. It averaged upwards of 10 million viewers each season and received several awards and nominations. One of them was a People’s Choice Award nomination for favorite crime drama TV actress for Tunney in 2015.

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