Whereas Marc Anthony‘s most notable relationship could also be his 10-year marriage to pop celebrity Jennifer Lopez, 52, the 53-year-old musician and actor has been married two different occasions. He walked down the aisle with former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres, 47, in 2000 earlier than his 2004 wedding ceremony to Jennifer. Following his and the “On the Ground” singer’s separation, he married mannequin Shannon De Lima, 33. The wedding lasted two years.
Regardless of being divorced 3 times, Marc has not given up on love. On Could 12, he and girlfriend Nadia Ferreira, 23, introduced their engagement. As some could also be questioning if the fourth time’s the appeal for Anthony, right here’s a glance again at his previous marriages and relationship together with his pageant queen fiancée.
Puerto Rican actress, actuality star, and former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres and Marc Anthony walked down the aisle in Las Vegas in 2000. They welcomed two kids into the world collectively: boys Cristian and Ryan, born in 2001 and 2003, respectively. Cristian and Ryan have been the couple’s first kids collectively, however Marc had two children, Ariana and Chase, beforehand together with his ex-girlfriend, Debbie Rosado.
Dayanara and Marc’s relationship was stuffed with ups and downs. For example, they broke up in July 2002 however then reconciled and renewed their vows in December of that yr, in response to CBS News. Nevertheless, their love was numbered after giving beginning to their second son and in 2004, they divorced after submitting a mutual divorce petition.
Dayanara regarded again on her and the Man on Hearth actor’s divorce throughout Univision’s Spanish-language dance competitors present Mira Quien Baila in 2017. “The toughest second of my life was undoubtedly the divorce,” she mentioned with tears in her eyes, per People. “It’s been so a few years now that somebody can look again and say, ‘ what, it had nothing to do with me.’”
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony’s relationship was not simple both. They met in 1998 whereas backstage on the Broadway musical, The Capeman, through which Marc had a component. Apparently, a few of Marc’s first phrases to the “Jenny from the Block” singer have been that he would marry her at some point, which she recalled in her 2015 memoir, True Love. Nevertheless, they didn’t date straight away. Jennifer divorced her first husband, Ojani Noa, in 1998. She then dated rapper P. Diddy, married and divorced her backup dancer Cris Judd, and dated and acquired engaged to Ben Affleck, who she famously rekindled her love with in 2021. It wasn’t till 2004 that Marc’s prediction got here true and he dated after which shortly walked down the aisle with Jennifer.
The couple gave the impression to be going robust after they welcomed twins Max and Emme in 2008. Nevertheless, rumors of hassle started round 2009 and a few even concerned Marc’s ex-wife, Dayanara, as some mentioned they have been hooking up. Dayanara was fast to talk out towards the gossip. “There are a variety of dangerous individuals on the market,” she advised El Nuevo Día, per People Espanol. “He’s simply the daddy of my youngsters. I’m not going to waste my vitality on these rumors.” Two years later, although, Jennifer and Marc introduced their separation, however didn’t legally finish their marriage till 2014.
Jennifer has opened up about her positive relationship with Marc a handful of occasions since their divorce, and there appears to be completely no dangerous blood between the previous lovers. “Marc and I are superb buddies, we’re very supportive,” she gushed to Huffpost in 2014. “I really feel it’s my duty as a mother when their dad isn’t there to allow them to know that their dad loves them very a lot as a result of that’s the doubt that they’ve when he’s not round or they haven’t seen him. That’s my job to try this the identical means it’s his job when he’s with them to say, ‘Mommy is working and he or she loves you.’”
Plus, in 2017, as Jennifer and Marc have been within the midst of making a Spanish-language album collectively, she revealed that the collaboration made them nearer. “Actually, we’re all the time gonna be nice buddies. I’m all the time gonna be there for him, he’s all the time gonna be there for me,” she mentioned on Live! With Kelly and Ryan. How candy!
Shannon De Lima
Venezuelan mannequin Shannon De Lima and Marc Anthony walked down the aisle in an intimate ceremony on the Casa de Campo resort within the Dominican Republic in 2014. They started relationship in 2012 after Marc’s separation from Jennifer and so they had a really hush-hush engagement. Nevertheless, after two years of marriage, the pair called it quits, asserting their break up in November 2016.
“Marc Anthony is devastated over his latest break up [with Shannon De Lima],” a supply EXCLUSIVELY told HollywoodLife.com following the information. “This may make divorce quantity three for him. He needs to take a break from ladies and relationship all collectively and simply give attention to himself and being a father for now.”
Though the couple by no means had a baby collectively, Shannon had a son from a earlier relationship and in 2017 revealed Marc nonetheless retains in contact with him. ”When he noticed Marc once more it was so good,” she mentioned on an episode of Univision’s Despierta América, per People. “Marc was his dad. Dani nonetheless calls him ‘daddy.’ Dani has his dad, however Marc will probably be ‘Daddy Marc’ ceaselessly.” She additionally confirmed that she and Marc have all the time remained on good phrases.
Marc actually did take a break from ladies, however he by no means gave up on love. He made his purple carpet debut with girlfriend, Madu Nicola, on the 2021 Billboard Latin Music Awards. Nevertheless, that relationship shortly ended as a result of by early 2022, rumors began to swirl that Marc and mannequin and former Miss Universe contestant Nadia Ferreira have been relationship and so they have been noticed on a visit to Mexico Metropolis collectively. They went Instagram official in March and have been by no means shy about exhibiting off their love, continuously sharing snaps of one another and their day by day lives on-line. By Could, they have been engaged.
Nadia announced her engagement to the Grammy-winning musician by way of her Instagram story on Could 12. “Engagement partyyyyy!!! @marcanthony,” she wrote over a photograph of her gorgeous diamond ring. Whereas it’s not identified precisely when their engagement occurred, Nadia possible mentioned, “Sure,” throughout her Florida getaway with Marc, the place the 2 had been having fun with time collectively days earlier than the announcement. Main as much as the thrilling information, Nadia had posted on social media exhibiting a champagne toast forward of an evening of partying on a luxurious yacht on the waters of Miami. She already had the ring on throughout these celebrations. Congratulations to the glad couple!