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Relationship Facts of Richard Marx

Richard Marx is married to Daisy Fuentes {Compare Couple}.
Richard Marx married on December 23, 2015.
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He is father of Three (Brandon, Lucas, and Jesse).
Richard Marx is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

When did Richard Marx tie the knot?

Richard Marx married the singer/dancer/actress Cynthia Rhodes on January 8, 1989. The couple has three sons, Brandon, Lucas, and Jesse.

In April 2014, the pair announced the dissolution of their 25-year marriage.

Currently, Marx is a married man. On December 23, 2015, he married Daisy Fuentes in Aspen, Colorado, as confirmed on his official Facebook page.

Previously, they dated for 1 year after getting together in 2014.

Who is Richard Marx?

Richard Marx is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer.

He had a stream of hit singles in the late 1980s and 1990s, including ‘Endless Summer Nights’, ‘Right Here Waiting’, ‘Now and Forever, ‘Hazard’, and ‘At the Beginning’.

Richard Marx: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Marx was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 16, 1963, to his parents Dick Marx, a jazz pianist and arranger, and Ruth Jeannette Guildoo.

He is 58 years old. Additionally, he has three half-siblings from his father’s previous marriage.

He became interested in the world of music in his childhood years and began his career in music at the age of 5. He is of American nationality.

Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Ashkenazi Jewish, French, German, Irish, Scottish, remote English, remote Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), and remote Welsh.

Talking about his education, Marx graduated from North Shore Country Day School.

Richard Marx: Professional life, Career

Marx initially sang backing vocals for various artists.

While working as a songwriter and doing background vocals, he continued to pursue his record deal.

Eventually, Marx’s self-titled debut album was released in June 1987.

Similarly, he released his second album ‘Repeat Offender’ in May 1989. Since then, he has released additional 9 albums.

Other albums of Marx’s include ‘Beautiful Goodbye’, ‘Christmas Spirit’, ‘Sundown’, and ‘Emotional Remains’ among others.

Furthermore, he was part of a PBS television series called ‘Songwriters In The Round Presents: Legends & Lyrics’ on June 12, 2008.

Additionally, in 2016-2017, he appeared on Australian television singing ‘Right Here Waiting’ in a HotelsCombined commercial.

He has s sold over 30 million records and is the first solo artist to have his first seven singles hit the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart (3, 3, 2, 1, 1, 1, 4).

Some other movies and television roles that he has had in his career are ‘Life in Pieces’, ‘Back In The Day’, ‘A Night Out with Friends, and ‘Stories to Tell’ among others.

Marx won the Grammy Awards in 2004 in the category of Song of the Year which he shared with Luther Vandross.

Additionally, he also won the ASCAP Award in 1990. Furthermore, he also garnered a Grammy Award nomination in 1986.

Marx has not revealed his current salary.

However, he has an estimated net worth of around $25 million.

Richard Marx: Rumors, Controversy

Marx’s divorce from Cynthia attracted a fair amount of controversies.

Additionally, he also became part of another headline after he stepped in to help restrain a passenger on a Korean Air flight who reportedly attacked flight attendants and other passengers.

Additionally, the comment he made regarding Chris Brown was also termed controversial.

At present, there are no rumors concerning Marx and his career.

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Caption: Richard Marx live performance (Source: Downtown Grid )

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Talking about his body measurement, Marx has a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).

Furthermore, his hair color is dark brown and his eye color is green.

Social Media

Marx is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

He has more than 158k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 139k followers on Instagram.

Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 741.1k followers.

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