Who is Adrienne Taub?
Adrienne Taub born in 1960 is the ex-wife of American serial killer Charles Cullen and a nurse, who murdered dozens-possibly hundreds of patients during a 16-year career spanning several New Jersey medical centers until being arrested in 2003. According to reports, the Netflix movie “The Good Nurse” was based on Charles Cullen.
Early Life and Education
Adrienne Taub is a Native of New Jersey. Further information about her early life is scarce at this time.
Adrienne graduated from Union High School. She attended Douglass College at Rutgers University. Further information about her educational qualifications is scarce at this time.
Adrienne Taub began her career working with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies from 1985 to 2011. During her 26 years with the company, she held various positions. First, she served as a Senior Development Analyst/Business Analyst/Senior Analyst. Business Analyst, Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager, Senior Project/Program Manager, PMP and Head of Department – IT International, AVP, PMP, CSM.
She was previously a franchise owner of Dogtopia of Old Bridge from 2012 to 2018. Meanwhile, from 2019 to 2021, she also served as Customer Service Manager at The Farmhouse Store.
As of 2023, Adrienne is currently working as a Territory Office Manager at Colonial Life.
About Adrienne Taub’s marriage to ex-husband Charles Cullen
Adrienne Taub got married to her ex-husband Charles Cullen in June 1987 after they began dating while he was in nursing school. They had two children together, their first daughter Shauna Cullen in 1987, and Saskia three years later. However, according to reports, their family began to break down in 1993 as Adrienne filed for a divorce of “extreme cruelty” after discovering that Cullen was extremely unavailable, violent, and abusive.
About Adrienne Taub’s Divorce from ex-husband Charles Cullen
In the divorce proceedings, Adrienne claimed that Cullen was distant, easy to anger, and unsupportive. She also accused him of spending hours in their basement, beating their Yorkshire terriers. She wrote:
I was awakened many nights by the screams of these dogs.
She went on to say that Cullen once zipped one of the dogs up in a bowling ball bag for urinating in the house. Adrienne went as far as to request a restraining order against him. She alleged that Cullen had left their children with a babysitter for a whole week, burned one of their books in the fireplace, and spiked other people’s drinks with lighter fluid.
The restraining order was denied as Cullen claimed she was exaggerating. However, the divorce was finalized in 1994 and Adrienne was granted the physical custody of their children.
Where is Adrienne Taub now?
In 2003, when news of Cullen’s murders went viral, Adrienne was staying at Roselle Park, New Jersey. Reports claim that reporters surrounded Adrienne and her family but she managed to protect her children. In a statement, she said:
You can imagine what we’re going through. Leave my family and children out of it. I have nothing to say.
However, reports claim that Adrienne and her two children Shauna and Saskia have all stayed out of the spotlight since and there are no exact details on where they are today. As for Saskia and Shauna, it is widely assumed they have legally changed their names.