Marc Anthony

American singer (born 1968)
For the Roman politician, see Mark Antony.

Marco Antonio Muñiz (born September 16, 1968), is an American singer-songwriter, actor, and producer. He is better known by his stage name Marc Anthony. Anthony is the top selling tropical salsa artist of all time. He has won two Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy awards. He has also sold over 12 million copies worldwide. He is known for his Latin salsa songs and ballads.

Marc Anthony
Marc Anthony at the World Economic Forum in 2010.
Marc Anthony at the World Economic Forum in 2010.
Background information
Birth nameMarco Antonio Muñiz
Born (1968-09-16) September 16, 1968 (age 55)
New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Singer-songwriter
  • actor
  • producer
Years active1989–present

Anthony has won many awards. He won the 2009 Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Chair's Award. and its CHCI Chair's Lifetime Achievement Award.[1] Marc Anthony holds the record for having the most number one singles on the Billboard Tropical Songs chart. Marc Anthony is also the owner of the Miami Dolphins NFL team.[2]

Anthony worked with ex-wife Jennifer Lopez and director-choreographer Jamie King in late 2011 on a Latino talent series created by Simon Fuller, called Q'Viva! The Chosen. It follows Lopez and Anthony as they travel across 21 countries to find new talent.[3]

He is a philanthropist. He has won awards for his charitable work. He raises funds for orphanages in Latin America and for brain cancer.[4][5]

Personal life change

In 1994, Anthony's ex-girlfriend Debbie, a NYC police officer, gave birth to their daughter Ariana.

Marc married former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres on May 9, 2000. They have two sons. The marriage ended in October 2003.

Anthony married Nuyorican actress and singer Jennifer Lopez on June 5, 2004. This was less than a week after his divorce. They had twins in 2008.[6][7] Anthony filed for divorce on April 9, 2012.[8]

On January 28, 2023, Anthony married Miss Universe Paraguay Nadia Ferreira.[9]

He was raised Roman Catholic.[10] Anthony is a Democrat and attended the 2012 Democratic National Convention in support of President Obama's re-election.[11]

Discography change

Filmography change

Year Movie Role Notes
1988 East Side Story Flaco Singer
1993 Carlito's Way Cameo Appearance Sings "Parece Mentira"
1994 Natural Causes Marine Guard
1995 Hackers Agent Kee
1996 Big Night Cristiano
1996 The Substitute Juan Lucas
1999 Bringing Out The Dead Noel
2001 In the Time of the Butterflies Lio
2004 Man on Fire Samuel Ramos
2007 El Cantante Héctor Lavoe
2010–2011 HawthoRNe (TV series) Officer Nick Renata[12] Guest: "A Mother Knows", "Picture Perfect"
Main Season 3
2011 Lopez Tonight (Talk Show) Himself Guest
2011 The Tonight Show (Talk Show) Himself Guest

References change

  1. Music Icon Marc Anthony to Receive 2009 CHCI Chair's Lifetime Achievement Award – Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Archived 2015-10-18 at the Wayback Machine. (September 16, 2009). Retrieved 2011-10-01.
  2. Associated Press (22 July 2009). "Anthony joins star-studded ownership". ESPN. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
  3. "Marc Anthony & Jennifer Lopez Come Together for ¡Q'Viva! The Chosen". Time Inc. Archived from the original on April 23, 2012. Retrieved March 21, 2012.
  4. Gratereaux, Alexandra (2016-12-08). "Marc Anthony to be Honored With Award For Brain Cancer Philanthropy". Fox News. Retrieved 2021-07-31.
  5. "Colombia-Dominican Republic (1978) [Report Number 2-2]". International Maritime Boundaries. doi:10.1163/2214-8388_rwimbo_imbo_book_2_4. Retrieved 2021-07-31.
  6. "Introducing Max David and Emme Maribel Muñiz!". Archived from the original on 2008-03-23. Retrieved 2008-03-21.
  7. EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony Welcome Twins!– Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony. (February 22, 2008). Retrieved 2011-10-01.
  8. "Marc Anthony Files for Divorce from Jennifer Lopez". People. April 11, 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-04-13. Retrieved 2012-04-11.
  9. "Marc Anthony Marries Nadia Ferreira During Star-Studded Miami Wedding Celebration". People. Retrieved September 18, 2023.
  10. George Rush, Joanna Molloy, Celeste Katz (June 6, 2004). "J.Lo weds hubby No. 3 Marries Marc Anthony at her swank L.A. digs". Daily News. Archived from the original on 2011-10-13. Retrieved 2010-09-13. Both are of Puerto Rican descent and share the Catholic faith.
  11. Tran, Vivyan (September 7, 2012). "Celebrities spotted at the Democratic National Convention". Politico.
  12. "Hawthorne" A Mother Knows (TV episode 2010) – IMDb

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