Marc Anthony

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Marc Anthony

Born

9/16/1969, New York City, New York, USA

Birth Name

Marco Antonio Muniz

Gender

Male

Also Known As

The Skinny, Mark Anthony
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Even as a child, Marc Anthony already had a "stage" which was his kitchen table. As a child, he sang about a Puerto Rican tropical bird, and his family enjoyed. Born as Marco Antonio Muniz after a famous Latin singer, he switched his name so people wouldn't be…more

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  • Trivia

    • Marc's wife, Jennifer Lopez, and their twins were featured on the front cover issue of People magazine, dated March 21, 2008, when the twins were a month old. People magazine paid $6 million for the exclusive pictures of the new babies.

    • Marc and his wife Jennifer Lopez are the parents of fraternal twins, Emme Maribel Muñiz, born at 12:12 am (5 lbs, 7 oz) and Maximilian "Max" David Muñiz, born at 12:13 am (5 lbs, 13 oz) in Long Island N.Y. on February 22, 2008.

    • Marc Anthony's daughter, Ariana, appeared in Jennifer Lopez's video for the single Get Right, as the little sister.

    • Marc Anthony's discography includes:
      Rebel released in 1988
      When The Night Is Over released in 1991
      Otra Nota (Another Note) released in 1993
      Todo A Su Tiempo (All At It's Time) released in 1995
      Contra La Corriente (Against the Current) released in 1997
      Marc Anthony released in 1999
      Libre (Free) released in 2001
      Mended released in 2002
      Amar Sin Mentiras (To Love Without Lies) released in 2004
      Valió La Pena (It Was Worth The Grief) released in 2004

    • Marc Anthony has appeared in movies like Carlito's Way, Natural Causes, Marine Guard, and In the Time of the Butterflies.

    • In 1999, Marc Anthony won a Latin Grammy Award for Song of the Year. In 2005, he won another Latin Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album of the Year. In 2005, he won yet another Latin Grammy Award for Best Tropical Album of the Year.

    • Marc Anthony holds the record for winning the most "Premios Lo Nuestro" Awards out of all the artists. He has won sixteen of the awards.

    • Marc Anthony has won over 12 Latin and Standard gold and platinum certifications by the RIAA.

    • Marc Anthony has sold over ten million records worldwide.

    • Marc Anthony's first hit song was "Boy, I've Been Told."

    • Marc Anthony began writing songs while he was a teenager.

    • Marc Anthony is an actor, performer, and producer.

    • Marc Anthony is the biggest salsa singer of all time.

    • In November 9, 2006, Marc Anthony performed at an event celebrating Tony Bennett's 80th birthday to benefit The Association of Hole in the Wall Camps.

    • In 2004, Marc Anthony played Samuel in the movie Man On Fire.

    • The engagement ring that Marc Anthony gave Jennifer Lopez was made by Jopin.

    • Marc Anthony is an avid golfer.

    • Marc Anthony has three other children from other relationships. A daughter, Ariana born in 1994, with ex-girlfriend Debbie Rosa and two sons, Cristian Anthony Muñiz born on February 4, 2001 and Ryan Anthony Muñiz born on August 16, 2003, with ex-wife Dayanara Torres.

    • Marc Anthony was married to Dayanara Torres from 2000 until 2004. He married Jennifer Lopez only four days after his divorce from Dayanara was finalized.

    • Marc Anthony is nicknamed "Skinny."

    • Marc Anthony married Jennifer Lopez on June 5, 2004.

    • A man who was arrested after he and an accomplice tried to sell Marc and Jennifer's stolen wedding video back to them for $1.37 million pleaded guilty to attempted grand larceny in July '06. In exchange for a sentence of three years' probation, he pleaded guilty.

    • It's rumored that his song Valio La Pena was dedicated to J. Lo

    • Marc is 5'6 1/2" (1.69 m) tall.

  • Quotes

    • Marc Anthony: (on housekeeping) It's the only time I get to be the boss. Every other time she gets to be the boss.

    • Marc Anthony: The hottest red carpet looks are going to be swept off the face. Or a little slung bun or sexy pony tail. But definitely dressed up with some hot jewels.

    • Marc Anthony: What you see is what you get. My God, I don't have the time nor the energy to live up to some persona... I understand what it is to be vulnerable, and I understand what it is to be strong. So anybody who bashes 'sentimental' is missing it. I've seen the toughest guys in the world cry. That macho thing is an old folktale. I'm not afraid of it at all.

    • Marc Anthony: Fame is addictive. Money is addictive. Attention is addictive. But golf is second to none.

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