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Overview (4)

Born in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameMarco Antonio Muñiz
Nickname Marc
Height 5' 6" (1.67 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Marco Antonio Muñiz (born September 16, 1968), known professionally as Marc Anthony, is an American singer, actor, and producer. Anthony is also the top selling tropical salsa artist of all time. The two-time Grammy Award and six-time Latin Grammy Award winner has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide. He is best known for his Latin salsa numbers and ballads. Anthony has won numerous awards and his achievements have been honored through various recognitions. He was the recipient of the 2009 Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Chair's Award. He also received the "2009 CHCI Chair's Lifetime Achievement Award" on September 16, 2009. He holds the Guinness World Record for best-selling tropical/salsa artist and the most number-one albums on the Billboard Tropical Albums year-end charts.

Marco Antonio Muñiz, known by his stage name Marc Anthony, was born in New York City to parents from Guayama, Puerto Rico. His mother Guillermina was a housewife, his father, Felipe Muñiz, a musician and hospital lunchroom worker. Anthony's parents named him after Mexican singer Marco Antonio Muniz. Anthony grew up in East Harlem, also known as Spanish Harlem and El Barrio, and is the youngest of eight children. He was raised Roman Catholic.

His musical education began at home, where he learned to sing in both Spanish and English under the guidance of his father, Felipe, himself a professional guitarist. As a child, Anthony listened to a variety of musical genres and performers, including rock, rhythm and blues, pop stars José Feliciano (Puerto Rico), Air Supply (United States), as well as salsa legends Héctor Lavoe (Puerto Rico), Willie Colón (Puerto Rico), and Rubén Blades (Panama), among others. According to Anthony, renowned Puerto Rican percussionist and bandleader Tito Puente in particular wielded a profound personal and professional influence throughout his life.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ahmetkozan

Family (2)

Spouse Nadia Ferreira (28 January 2023 - present)
Shannon De Lima (11 November 2014 - 13 February 2017)  (divorced)
Jennifer Lopez (5 June 2004 - 16 June 2014)  (divorced)  (2 children)
Dayanara Torres (9 May 2000 - 1 June 2004)  (divorced)  (2 children)
Children Cristian Anthony Muniz
Ryan Anthony Muniz
Arianna Muñiz
Emme Muñiz
Max Muñiz

Trade Mark (3)

He wears dark clothes and sunglasses on his live performaces.
Short stature and slender frame.
His dramatic, tenor singing voice.

Trivia (15)

Has 6 children: daughter, Arianna Muñiz (b. June 26, 1994) & adoptive son, Alex "Chase" Muñiz (b. June 9, 1995) with ex-girlfriend, Debbie Rosado, sons, Cristian Marcus Muñiz (b. February 5, 2001) & Ryan Adrian Muñiz (b. August 16, 2003) with 1st ex-wife, Dayanara Torres and daughter, Emme Muñiz & son, Max Muñiz (b. February 22, 2008) with 2nd ex-wife, Jennifer Lopez.
Renewed wedding vows with his wife, Dayanara Torres, on December 7, 2002 at a cathedral in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Married Jennifer Lopez only four days after his divorce from Dayanara Torres was finalized in the Dominican Republic.
Daughter Arianna Muñiz appeared in his wife, Jennifer Lopez,'s video, "Get Right" as her little sister.
An avid golfer
The engagement ring he gave to Jennifer Lopez was made by Jopin
Friend of Leah Remini.
Named after Mexican singer Marco Antonio Muñiz, who was also famous in Puerto Rico.
Was among the guests at Tom Cruise's wedding to Katie Holmes in Italy.
Ranked #76 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
Was engaged to actress Claudette Lalí.
Former brother-in-law of Lynda Lopez.
Jennifer and their twins were featured on the front cover of People magazine's March 11, 2008 issue when they were four weeks old. People paid $6 million for the photos.
Announced on July 15, 2011 that his 7-year marriage to Jennifer Lopez was over and that the couple had come to an "amicable decision" on all matters.
Dated Debbie Rosado from 1993 to 1995.

Personal Quotes (19)

Be quiet, or my wife will take away your first born and make him or her work in one of her sweatshops!
These opportunities don't come around too often. It's quite an honor and a privilege to be able to sit here today saying that I'm a part-owner of an NFL team.
I just want to sing, I want to work on my music, I want to make my movies, that's all I want to do.
What you see is what you get. My God, I don't have the time nor the energy to live up to some persona.
My mum always told me 95 per cent of success was partnering well.
If you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life.
I say it every day - I'm the luckiest man on earth.
Fame is addictive. Money is addictive. Attention is addictive. But golf is second to none.
First you date the songs, and then you get engaged and then you marry them. They have to stand the test of time, because they are going to be yours for the next 20, 30, 40 years. So you had better choose right.
My thing is music, period.
What Jennifer Lopez puts out, it's not Latin music.
Celebrity watching and speculation is almost like a sport.
I think in general I've never dared compose in Spanish. First of all, it is such an intricate language.
'Livin' la Vida Loca' is not Latin music. It does not represent Latin music.
I'm not a traditional sonero, at least not in the way they want me to be, I'm an interpreter, and I reach people in a different level.
I'm a huge sports fan.
I'm not a salsa singer who wants to sing in English, and I'm not this American kid who wants to sing Spanish.
I come from a pop background, but I'm also a Puerto Rican and I do feel this music. My approach to salsa is a humble one, and I defy anybody to prove that I'm faking it.
Being Puerto Rican, born and raised on the streets of New York, you go, 'Wow, you're still friends with your ex, man? Really? That's weird.' I don't play that.

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