Arlene Silver is a famous makeup artist as well as a belly dancer, who has worked on several films and has made her impressive career. Apart from that, she also famous as the wife of a talented and handsome actor, Dick Van Dyke. The pair who has a huge gap of age walk down on aisle after dating each other for more than half decade. After her marriage, she is also known with the name Arlene Van Dyke.
Arlene Silver was born on September 21, 1971, in New York and was raised at the Bronx by her parents. She is of American nationality while her ethnicity is unknown.
Later, she shifted to California for college, where she started her professional career.
Arlene Silver is a happily married woman and she is married to Dick Van Dyke, and the couple married on the leap day, i.e. February 29, 2012, in a small ceremony in Malibu chapel, after six years of courtship.
The couple met each other for the first time at the SAG Awards where Arlene was one of the makeup artists. While Arlene was giving an interview to some of the tabloid sources she recalls her first meeting with her husband saying
I remember seeing Dick at the catering table with his bow tie and his big smile. Right when I sat down, he was sitting next to me. He said, ‘Hi, I’m Dick.’ The first thing I asked him was, ‘Weren’t you in Mary Poppins?’
Despite having the huge age gap of 46 years, the couple is spending a quality life with each other after the wedding.
As per Dick,
One of the smartest moves I ever made. She’s very mature for her age and I’m very immature for my age so it’s just about right!
Although it is the first marriage to Arlene, it is the second one for her husband as he was first married to Margie Willett. The former couple shared the four children: Barry Van Dyke, Stacy Van Dyke, Christian Van Dyke, and Carrie Beth Van Dyke.
Shortly talking on her husband, he is an actor working in the field for a decade and famous for his roles in the films Bye-Bye Birdie, Mary Poppins, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and so on.
After her education, Silver started her career in 2007 with a television film, Murder 101: If Wishes Were Horses and in the films, she did makeup especially for her current husband, Van Dyke.
Furthermore, she has also worked for films including, Larry’s Use of the Analogy and Die Laughing, The Caretaker 3D, as well as in the documentary, Welcome Home, Dick Van Dyke, and If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast.
From her career, she earns a good sum of money, however, her salary and net worth are not displayed yet in the public. As she was a makeup artist she might have received more than $22,630 as it is the average salary of a make-up artist in the USA. But she has shared $30 million net worth with her husband.