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Who is Amber Marshall married to in real life?

Who is Amber Marshall’s real husband?


It’s Canada’s longest-running one-hour scripted television show of all time.

Celebrating its 15th season in 2021 and launching season 16 in October of 2022, the show’s characters have been a part of Canadian viewers’ households since 2007.

Of course, we’re talking about Heartland—the Canadian comedy-drama series with all the romance, intrigue, drama, and heartbreak you’d expect from a long-running show.

While viewers were excited to catch the season 15 debut when the show aired on October 17, 2021, they were also a little hesitant.

Many were still reeling from the loss of the gorgeous Ty—played by Graham Wardle—after he was killed in season 14.

As shocking as Ty’s death was to Heartland fans, though, it was Amy that fans were really feeling sorry for.

Amy—the show’s protagonist, played by Amber Marshall—had married Ty way back in season 5 after years of will they? won’t they? romance drama.

Just as fans were settling in to enjoy Amy and Ty’s happily ever after, it was cruelly yanked away from us in a tragic and dramatic plot twist.

While Amy may have been going through all sorts of relationship hell on Heartland, fans were excited to learn that the actress who plays her character—Amber Marshall—isn’t dealing with the same level of romantic chaos.

In fact, life is looking pretty good for Amber Marshall.

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Here’s what we know.

Where is the actress from?

Amber Marshall is a horse-mad Canadian actress, singer, and songwriter.

She was born on June 2, 1988, and raised in London, Ontario.

Long before Amber Marshall was gracing screens, she was working in a London veterinary clinic as a vet assistant.

It had been her goal to pursue veterinary school and work with large animals—specifically with horses.

Amber has loved horses since she was “old enough to know what a horse was,” according to the Canadian beauty.

She’s been riding horses since she could walk, and has often confessed that her two favorite things in life are horses and acting.

While Amber may have decided not to pursue a career as a large animal vet, she carried her love of horses with her as she pursued her other love—acting.

Amber’s parents were always supportive of her passions.

They enrolled her at the prestigious Lester B. Pearson School for the Arts when she was 11 years old.

The young hopeful began acting, throwing herself into school plays and joining the Original Kids Theatre Company.

Marshall was well and truly bitten by the acting bug.

What does she do?

Who is Amber Marshall married to in real life


She’s an actor—with two incredibly impressive side hustles.

Her first acting role was as Ally in the 2000’s Super Rupert television series.

There were small roles in Twice in a Lifetime, The Christmas Shoes, and Doc. She played Elizabeth Smart in the tragic biopic in 2003.

She appeared in other minor roles as a teenager but secured her part as the beloved Amy in Heartland when she was just 19 years old.

Amber was nominated for the Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries, or Special award—Leading Young Actress—for her role as Elizabeth Smart.

She was nominated three times for her role in Heartland—she won in 2016 at the Canadian Screen Awards for Canada’s Screen Star award.

When Amber stops filming Heartland for the season, what’s a woman to do?

Simple—if you’re Amber Marshall, you get a job at a local veterinary clinic and spend time on your farm near Calgary, Alberta.

Marshall also volunteers at a local Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, where she is qualified to work with falcons and hawks.

Who is Amber Marshall married to in real life?

Amber Marshall definitely has a lot on her plate, so many fans wonder if she even has time to date. Marshall doesn’t date—in fact, she’s been married to her husband since 2013. Amber’s husband, Shawn Turner, is a professional photographer with accreditation for rodeo photography, commercial photography, and sports photography.

Shawn—a fellow Canadian—was born in 1987.

He was raised around horses as his parents—Ross and Barb—were well-known on the Rodeo circuit.

The Okotoks, Alberta, native has ridden and worked with horses his whole life.

Rumors were rife amongst Heartland fans that Amber’s husband was an actor.

That’s definitely not the case—he is an outdoorsman through and through.

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Inside Amber Marshall's Marriage With Husband Shawn Turner


How did Amber Marshall meet her husband, Shawn Turner?

The pair met way back in 2010 at a horse show.

Conversation flowed for the pair as they both had a passion for horses, a strong knowledge base, and enough common interests to ignite the initial fire between them.

Amber agreed to a date with Shawn later that week, and the rest—as they say—is history.

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When did she get married?

Amber Marshall and Shawn Turner dated from 2010 until they became engaged in 2012. The following year, they got married. Amber and Shawn tied the knot on July 27, 2013, in front of family and close friends in a beautiful, rustic setting.

That setting was the couple’s Rocky Mountains ranch, which sprawls across 100 acres.

There’s no beating the ranch for beauty on a good day—the sun was shining, the air was crisp and clear, and the beautiful views stretched endlessly.

Amber’s dad walked her down the aisle, but there was a twist—Amber was riding her bay horse, Hawk.

Her father was holding the reins and leading Hawk down the aisle.

Shawn had his horse with him, too, and the pair galloped off towards the horizon (ok, towards the reception) together after they had their first kiss as husband and wife.

Amber and Shawn still live on their ranch in High River, Alberta—just down the road from the Heartland ranch that acts as a backdrop to the show.

Amber admits she often rides to the set on horseback.

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