Marc Anthony was born on September 16, 1968, in Newyork, USA. His parents, Guillermina who was a housewife and Felipe Muniz who was a musician and hospital lunchroom worker, were so much fantasized with music that they named Marc after a Mexican singer Marco Antonio Muniz. He was the youngest out of his 8 siblings and was brought up as roman catholic in East Harlem.
Marc has had a tough dating life. He dated Debbie Rosado and then married her producing one daughter named Ariana. He then married Daynara Torres, former Miss Universe, on May 9, 2000, in Las Vegas and had two sons named Cristian Anthony Muniz and Ryan Anthony Muniz. The couple later filed for divorce in early 2002 but couldn’t stay without each other that resulted in reconciling in late 2002. This journey came to an end in 2003 and Dayanara filed a divorce in January 2004. Dayana was affected by this rocky journey and ended up writing the book Married to Me: How Committing to Myself Led to Triumph After Divorce.
Marc finally married the singing sensation of Hollywood Jennifer Lopez in June 2004 producing twins in February 2008 who earned $6 million just after taking birth as People magazine paid this big amount for their very first photographs. But things did not turn out well and they separated in 2011, filed a divorce in 2012 and finalized their divorce in 2014 with Jennifer having custody of their twins.
He later married model Shannon de Lima on November 11, 2014, in the Dominican Republic. The fate again did not favor the marriage life and they filed a divorce in 2016.
Career: Marc Anthony has his career set as an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer and television producer along with being the top selling tropical salsa artist.
At very young age, hardly six or seven, he sang “El Zolsar” at a social club, the place where his father was serving as a musician and a man gave his mother a dollar forecasting his success telling her that her child would make it big someday. Later at age 12, Anthony along with his sister began singing background vocals for commercials like Bumble Bee tuna. At 15, Ruben Blades was his idol and he served him as water boy that time.
He began his singing career by becoming a freestyle vocalist and Underground New York house music. He came out with his album ‘Rebel’ in 1988 and he wrote and produced for Sa-Fire for his album ‘Boy I’ve Been Told’. He also did the backup singing for ‘With or Without You’ by Ann-Marie. Impressed by his performance, the producers of ‘With or Without You’ offered Anthony another opportunity of writing lyrics and giving vocals for ‘You Should know By Now’ in 1990.
In 1992, he got another opportunity like giving vocals for ‘Love Change’ and ‘Here’s Your Hat’ and getting into collaboration with the producer Little Louie Vega producing some freestyle hits like ‘Ride On The Rhythm’ and ‘When The Night Is Over’. This inspired him to take up the Salsa style. Anthony was not willing to make Spanish albums and even rejected an offer from “RMM Records” but he changed his mind by then and released his Spanish debut film ‘Otra Nota’ that established him as a new star in Salsa.
His career hit jackpot with his next release ‘Todo asu tiemp’ in 1993 that was declared gold in the US and Puerto Rico, won a Billboard award and got nominated for a Grammy. His salsa album ‘3.0’ was declared Platinum(2013). He continued to release many hit albums like ‘Sigo Siendo Yo’ (2006), ‘Iconos’ (2010), ‘Amar Sin Mentiras’ along with dance version of it’s tracks in album ‘Valio La Pena’ that won two Latin Grammy Awards, Spanish album ‘Libre’ that hit on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart and ‘Contra La Corriente’. He then left RMM Records and decided to work on his own by collaborating with producers like Afanasieff, Rooney, Dan Shea and Jerkins and released his first English album ‘Marc Anthony’.
Marc has had around 25 Billboard chart hits and did a musical on the stage called ‘The Capeman’ with Puerto Rico singer Nazario. He also did a TV special ‘Marc Anthony: The Concert from Madison Square Garden’ which was televised on HBO which was the first salsa album ever on the Billboard 200 Chart. He has even served as the judge in the show alongside his ex-wife and singer Jennifer Lopez and Jamie King.
Meanwhile, he also tried his hand in acting by doing supporting role in the movies like: ‘Hackers’, ‘Big Night’ and ‘The Substitute’. He then came up with many acting roles in movies like ‘In the Time of the Butterflies’, ‘El Cantante'(2007), The super hit ‘Man on fire’ and much more. He was also featured in Latin series ‘Q’Viva! The Chosen’ in 2011. Marc also guest-mentored on Season 2 of The X Factor.
Anthony is the best-selling salsa artist who has sold more than 12 billion albums worldwide receiving two Grammy Awards and five Latin Grammy Awards. His efforts have been immensely recognized in Hollywood industry as he received “2009 CHCI Chair’s Lifetime Achievement Award” on September 16, 2009. Apart from this, he holds the Guinness World Record for best-selling tropical/salsa artist and the most number-one albums on the Billboard year-end charts.
Marc Anthony Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $24 Million US Dollars
The net worth of Marc Anthony is $24 million US dollars as of 2017. However, there is no surprise in his big digit millions of worth as he is the best salsa star plus highest paid singer of the world. He has a wide business model that yields him millions in a month. He owns a large number of houses, though some are now set to sale. He has also established the career in acting and producing that contributes largely to his net worth.
Marc Anthony House and Car collection
Marc owns a lavish San Fernando Valley mansion worth $2.5 millions with spacious rooms and all amenities. His another luxurious property includes Tarzana, California mansion whose worth is $4.35 million and has more facilitated accommodation luxuries spread over 6,500 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. Marc Anthony’s Casa de Campo Resort is in the Dominican Republic which he designed along with his ex-wife Shannon de Lima Muñiz. However, Marc also owned many properties along with his ex-wives and has set Long Island, NY mansion he and J-Lo on the market for $12 million.
Marc owns two fully featured, worldwide known and high budget cars Lotus Elise and Aston Martin DB7.
Marc Anthony Business Model
In 2009, Marc received the minority ownership of Miami Dolphins. In 2011, he started his own new line of clothes and luxury accessories for Kohls. In later year, he produced the American reality TV series ‘Q’Viva! The Chosen’ along with Jamie King and Jennifer Lopez which also aired Spanish television simultaneously.
Anthony launched Maestro Cares Foundation (2012) along with the entrepreneur Henry Cárdenas. In later years, the foundation opened an orphanage in Dominican Republic’s La Romana(2014) and a youth home and school in Barranquilla, Colombia(2015) which eventually comes under the ownership of Marc and co-partners. He also declared the formation of Magnus media, a company that serves entertainment industry in 2015 taking a cue from Jay-Z and other music moguls.
Besides, Marc has a considerable contribution to his following philanthropic causes : 1. ALAS, América Latina en Acción Solidaria (Latin America in Solidarity Action), that serves the social emergency facing millions of children in Latin America, 2. ‘Children’ treats medically underserved children. 3. ‘Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes’ concerned with type 1 diabetes in children and adults. 4. ‘RADD’ concerned with road safety. 5. The Saban Free Clinic
– The sources estimate that Marc is trying to get back with Jennifer Lopez after sharing a kiss and split with wife Shannon De Lima.
– Marc Anthony & Shannon De Lima Confirm Split After Two Years of Marriage.
-Marc has moved On from his divorce and he’s rebounding with a 21 years old model named Mariana Downing.
Marc Anthony is one such Hollywood star who has a wide range of platform for showcasing his talent in multiple niches. Being an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer and television producer he has set his mark in Hollywood industry and the world is looking forward to more of salsa hits and pompous shows by this Guinness world record holder.