Venezuelan Model, Shannon De Lima: Marc Anthony’s Ex-Wife

By Samikshya Bhattarai | Updated on December 15, 2022
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    Shannon De Lima is a famed Venezuelan-born American model, social media influencer, and entrepreneur. This social media personality also became famous after marrying her ex-spouse Marc Anthony. Speaking of her ex-spouse, Marc is an American singer, songwriter, and actor.

    Shannon and Marc were married for three years, but they are no longer together. Do you know what the actual reason for their separation was? And how much do we know about her modeling career?

    Along with all these questions, we will explore a little more about the Venezuelan-born American model’s early life, birth date, age, career, and many more.

    Shannon De Lima’s Birth Details; Her Parents And Family

    Shannon De Lima was born in Caracas, Venezuela, on Friday, January 6, 1989. As of 2023, she is 33 years old. The information about her parents is out of the radar. But from the source, we know she has one brother and her mother’s name is Diana Urbano-Taylor de Lima.

    Caracas, Venezuela born model, Shannon de Lima.
    Marc Anthony’s ex-wife and model, Shannon de Lima. Social Media

    Besides, she belongs to mixed ethnic background and follows Christianity. Furthermore, she holds American nationality. Similarly, looking into her education, she completed her schooling at a local school. And she later joined Universidad Santa Maria in Venezuela to study communications, interior design, and film acting, but she did not complete them.

    Following her interest in modeling, she moved to Miami, United States. There, she made her way toward her career as an international model.

    Shannon Has Participated In A Beauty Pageant; Her Career

    The 33 years old model grew up dreaming of being a model and has participated in a famous beauty pageant called Miss Earth Venezuela Pageant. Talking about the pageant, she took part in 2005 when she was just 16 years old. But unfortunately, she did not win the competition; instead, she got the title of first runner-up.

    Social media Influencer Shannon De lima
    Venezuelan-born American Model Shannon De Lima

    After being the first runner-up, she was in the media and got many offers for modeling deals. As a model, she has worked for brands like the Swimswear line, Agua Bendita, and many more. In 2016, she also got the request to feature on Bendita’s Girl.

    She additionally has done many music videos and films and occasionally collaborates with many beauty brands.

    Shannon De Lima Is Working For Many Beauty Brands

    By scrolling through her Instagram official page, one can see that she has collaborated with many beauty products. Shannon also owns her online store named Sasha. Her store sells lipstick products. Moreover, she also has her make-up and skincare-related blog called SHANNON.

    On the other hand, some of the brands she collaborates with are Palladio Beauty and Sally Beauty.

    Her Performance In Entertainment Field

    The Venezuelan-born model is also active in the entertainment field. Her first debut movie was 13 Segundos, where she played the role of Tiffany in 2005. Thenceforth, she was in the modeling field and after nine years of gap, she again entered the acting career. In 2014, she appeared in shows like El Estimulo alongside Jennifer Aboul, Gaby Alfonzo, and others.

    Moreover, in 2019, she appeared as herself in the TV show Betty en NY. It was directed by Gustavo Loza, Fez Noriega, Ricardo Schwarz, and Luis Manzo. She has also done many music videos, like La Player, Aguardiente, and Flor Palida.

    Shannon De Lima Is The Third Wife Of Marc Anthony

    Shannon was once married to Marc Anthony, who was 21 years older than her. She was the third wife of Anthony. Talking about their first meeting, they met during the shooting for the music video of Marc named Flor Palida. As featured in the music video, they instantly felt a connection and started dating. But their relationship was not normal like others; it was like an on-again-off-again relationship for two years.

    Shannon and her ex-spouse, March Anthony
    Shannon and her former husband, Marc Anthony. Getty

    And after two years of their on-and-off relationship, they finally exchanged their vows on November 11, 2014. The marriage was an intimate wedding held in Marc’s Dominican Republic home and attended only by close friends and family.

    Shannon And Marc’s Divorce And Reason For Their Divorce

    Marc and Shannon separated after being married for three years. But as per the resources, they had started living separately after two years of their marriage. Their divorce was finalized on February 13, 2017.

    People started to make the rumor when Shannon’s ex-hubby was seen kissing his ex-partner Jennifer at the 17th annual Latin Grammy Awards. They also began to gossip that Anthony still has a soft corner for his ex-spouse Jennifer. And after all these, on Sunday, December 18, Marc and Shannon confirmed that they were separating their paths in a joint statement to Us Weekly. The former couple stated,

    “After much consideration, we have mutually and amicably decided to end our two-year marriage. We ask for privacy during this difficult process, and no further comments will be made from either one of us about this personal matter.”

    Besides, some sources previously said to Us Weekly that they decided to end their union earlier this year due to their indifference. They said,

     “It just was not working and they didn’t have enough in common.”

    Here, the actual reason for their divorce is not revealed by the former partners, but Anthony’s ex-wife Jennifer was blamed for all that. Later, Shannon De Lima broke her silence after the divorce and highlighted,

    “It was not the kiss. We had been separated already for about a month.”

    When Shannon was asked whether she fought with Anthony’s ex-wife Jennifer, she replied,

    “Cero, there is nothing. People make up this movie in their minds and create a rivalry where there is none.”

    Shannon further revealed that she and Lopez shared several good times. Moreover, Lima once even went to Lopez’s house for lunch.

    Shannon De Lima’s Relationship After Her Divorce

    After her divorce, Shannon started hanging out with many famed celebrities. Before marrying Marc Anthony, she was dating a Venezuelan actor Manuel Sosa whose full name goes Manuel Vicente Sosa Morales. With this Venezuelan actor, she also shares a son named Daniel Alejandro Sosa De Lima, born on October 29, 2007.

    In the past, she was also caught seeing another celeb named, Saul ‘El Canelo’ Álvarez, a Mexican boxer. In the meantime, she also dated Colombian footballer James Rodriguez.

    Talking about her present relationship, she is dating a Mexican actor Alejandro Speitzer. This actor is famous for his role as Darío Guerra in the Netflix Thriller series Dark Desire.

    Shannon’s Relationship With A Colombian Professional Footballer

    As already mentioned that the model allegedly had a relationship with many celebs. One of her most popular affairs after her divorce was with a Colombian professional footballer, James Rodriguez. The media spotted them together when they were on vacation to Israel on September 2018. After the trip, they were spotted together multiple times. Later the footballer revealed,

    “We live here together, we have a great relationship”

    Shannon-De-Lima and her ex-lover, James Rodriguez
    Shannon-De-Lima and ex-boyfriend, James Rodriguez. Getty

    Shannon even shares a child with James named, Samuel Rodríguez De Lima. But things didn’t go well and the pair went separate ways.

    She Has Two Kids

    Shannon shares two kids with two different partners. The first son named, Daniel Alejandro Sosa De Lima was born on October 29, 2007. As of 2023, he is 14 years old. He is Shannon’s son with her ex-boyfriend Manuel Vicente Sosa Morales.

    The young Danielw with his model mother, Shannon De Lima.
    Marc Anthony’s ex-wife, Shannon with her son, Daniel. Instagram

    Shannon also has one more son named Samuel Rodríguez De Lima, born on October 30, 2019. He is about to complete 3 years as of 2023. Shannon had him with the Colombian professional footballer, James Rodriguez. This baby boy was born through surrogacy.

    Shannon Was Made Fun OF For Not Carrying Her Child

    After becoming a mother through surrogacy the 33 years old model was highly called out by the people. They trolled her for not doing a mother’s basic role (in their opinion). When the model was found without her newborn baby, people started bullying her for not carrying her child.

    In her defense, she asked people not to bully her and judge her based on what she shows to the media. She stated,

    “You just write and judge like everybody here, without knowing absolutely anything about other people’s lives, without knowing if your comments are hurtful, and without knowing the reason or the truth.”

    The model, however, is yet to explain why she decided to go through surrogacy to have her second child.

    Shannon De Lima Is Quite Rich

    Shannon has already made her name in the modeling field, she is earning a good sum of money. And as of 2023, her estimated fortune is $1 million. More, she is also active in the entertainment field and has her makeup product line.

    Social Media Handles Of 33-Years-Old Model

    Shannon is quite active on every social media platform. And as a model, she is up and running on Instagram and has over 2 million followers on the platform. On Instagram, Lima goes under the username @shadelima. In addition to Ig, she is also active on Tiktok. She has over 56k followers and her username goes @shadelima.

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