Marc Anthony Story

Full Name : Marco Antonio Muniz
Born : 16th- Sep - 1968
Zodiac Sign : Virgo
Height : 170 CMS ( 5 Feet 7 Inches )
Birth Place : New York
Country : USA
Occupation : Singer
Writer
Actor
Industry : Entertainment
Networth : $20.8 million

Profile

Marco Antonio Muñiz, professionally known as Mark Anthony, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer and television producer. He has a won two Grammy and five Latin Grammy awards. He is acclaimed to be the top selling salsa artist of all time. Having sold more than 12 million albums worldwide, he is one of the all-time bestsellers and has won several awards during his career, including the above mentioned prestigious career.

Childhood

Professionally known by the stage name Marc Anthony, he was named after Mexican singer Marco Antonio Muniz. He was born on September 16, 1968 to parents from Yauco, Puerto Rico in New York City. He got his music genes from his father – Felipe Muniz, who was a musician apart from being hospital lunchroom worker. His mother Guillermina was a homemaker.

marc anthony dad

He is the youngest of eight surviving children of the couple, and was raised as a Roman Catholic in East Harlem – popularly known as Spanish Harlem, and El Barrio.

Career

marc anthony career

Marc Anthony’s career can be summed under Singing and Acting Sub-heads. His acting career includes some of the performances like East Side Story in 1988, Carlito’s Way where he gave a cameo appearance in 1993. In 1994, 1995,1996, he starred in Natural Causes, Hackers, Big Night, and the Substitute. Bringing Out the Dead was another film that came in 1990s. In 2000s, he starred in ‘In the Time of the Butterflies’, ‘Man on Fire’, and ‘El Cantante’ among others.

marc anthony and pitbull

Marc Anthony has had a long illustrious career with several high points. Some of the major points of his singing career are ‘Rebel’ in 1988, ‘When the Night is Over’ in 1991, ‘Otra Nota’ in 1993, ‘Toda a Su Tiempo’ in 1995, ‘Contra la Corriente’ in 1997, and self-titled ‘Marc Anthony’ in 1999. He followed up with music in the form of ‘Libre’ in 2001, ‘Mended’ in 2002, ‘Amar Sin Mentiras’ in 2004, ‘El Cantante’ in 2007, ‘Iconos’ in 2010 and ‘3.0’ in 2013.

Personal Life

marc anthony and dayanara torress

A practicing Roman Catholic, he supports the Democratic Party. He even performed at the 2012 Democractic National Convention. In 1994, his and Debbie Rosado’s daughter Ariana took birth; they were in a relationship or married around the time. He married former Miss Universe Dayanara Torress in 2000 in Las Vegas. They had a rocky marriage, and had two sons – Cristian Anthony Muniz and Ryan Anthony Muniz. They divorced in 2004 when Anthony had his second marriage.

marc anthony and jennifer lopez reunion

He married the famous JLo – Jennifer Lopez in the year 2004. On February 22, 2008, she gave birth to their children – twins Emme Maribel Muñiz and Maximillian David Muñiz. They received $6 million from People Magazine to have first rights of sharing their baby’s pictures. They purchased stake in Miami Dolphins in 2009. In Brookville, they bought two houses during their time together. They announced separation in 2011, divorce was filed by Anthony in 2012 and proceedings completed by 2014.

marc anthony and shannon de lima wedding

He further married model Shannon de Lima in November 2014 in Dominican Republic. The Maestro Cares Foundation was launched by Henry Cardenas and Marc Anthony in 2012. They opened an orphanage in 2014, in La Romana Dominican Republic. A youth home and school in Barranquilla, Colombia was opened in 2015.

Achievements

marc anthony achievements

  • Over 12 million albums sold worldwide.
  • Numerous gold and platinum certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
  • The Ten Most Influential New Yorkers as per New York magazine.
  • In Billboard Hall of Fame in 2012.
  • He received Lifetime Achievement award by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute in Washington D.C. in September 2009.
  • 29 Premio Lo Nuestro Latin Music awards.
  • Grammy – 1998 and 2005 (2).
  • Latin Grammy – 5 times.

Awards

2014
Billboard Latin Music
Billboard Latin Music
2013
Latin Grammy
2000
Latin Grammy
1999
Grammy
Grammy
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