|Real Name/Full Name||Paul Albert Anka|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Paul Anka|
|Birth Place:||Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||30 July 1941|
|Age/How Old:||81 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds –154 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Andrew Emile “Andy” Anka Sr.
Mother – Camelia (née Tannis)
|School:||Fisher Park High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Anne de Zogheb (m. 1963; div. 2001)
Anna Åberg (m.2008: div. 2010)
Lisa Pemberton (m. 2016)
|Kids/Children Name:||Amelia, Anthea, Alicia, Amanda and Alexandra|
|Profession:||singer, songwriter, and actor|
|Net Worth:||$90 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Many times, the young people have a tendency of assuming that the old generation should make way for them in any industry. One thing that they forget however is that no industry can be too flooded for competitive for good quality work. If you want to shine in your field of expertise, make sure that you remain top of the rest.
This is what has kept Paul Anka going in the music industry. Although he has been in this industry for more than 50 years now, he still remains a force to reckon with. Anka is known as one of the best Canadian-American singer, actor and songwriter. He has done songs like Lonely Boy, Diana, You’re Having My Baby and many others.
Well, how well do you know about Paul Anka? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Paul Anka’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Paul Anka to date.
Biography and Early Life
It was 30th of July in 1941 when the story of Paul Albert Anka started in a place known as Ottawa, Ontario in Canada. He is the son of Andrew Emile “Andy” Anka Sr. And Camelia (née Tannis). He had Lebanese Christian descent which means he was born and raised in a Christian background.
At the time of his birth, they owned a restaurant they called Locanda. His mother was a Lebanese immigrant while his father entered American from Bab Tuma in Damascus, Syria. Unfortunately, his mother died when Paul was 18 years of age leaving him under the care of his dad.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Paul Anka in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Paul Anka’s age is 81 years old as of today’s date 27th March 2023 having been born on 30 July 1941. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 167cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms.
Paul Anka attended Fisher Park High School and after graduating from high school it is not clear whether he attended college or not. He started his music career in church choir at St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral under the guidance and direction of Frederick Karam. He studied music theory with Frederick Karam. He loved playing piano and decided to study piano with Winnifred Rees. At Park High, he joined a trio group called the Bobby Soxers as a vocalist.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
On 16th of February in 1963, Paul married Anne de Zogheb the daughter of Charles de Zogheb who was a Lebanese diplomat. The two had met in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1962 when both were busy pursuing their different careers. Although Zogheb was raised in Egypt, she is of French, English, Greek and French descent.
They fell in love and decided to get married a year later. Their wedding was held at Paris-orly Airport. She continued modelling even after her marriage and giving birth to their 1st child. However, after they welcomed their second daughter she decided to quit. The couple has been blessed with five girls named Anthea, Amanda, Alicia, Amelia and Alexandra.
Unfortunately, their almost 40 years marriage ended in a divorce in 2001, two years to their 40th anniversary. After being single for almost 7 years, he decided to marry another wife. He chose his personal trainer Anna Aberg but unfortunately, their marriage only lasted for two years, and they divorced in 2010. Since they had a son together, Paul has taken full custody of him. Currently, he is married to his third wife Lisa Pemberton who he married in October 2016. The two however don’t have kids together.
Is Paul Anka Gay?
Looking at Paul Anka’s love relationships, it is clear that he has no interest in men and therefore, he is clearly not gay.
Paul Anka became more famous in 1957 after the release of his single Diana. This encouraged him to start working on a self-titled album which he released in 1958. Come the 1960s, he started releasing different albums and singles in the market some of which include: 3 Great Guys, Life Goes On and Goodnight My Love. In the 1970s, he released several more albums some of which include; Classic Songs, Anka, The Painter, Feelings and The Music Man among others.
From 1970 to date, Paul Anka has done many other songs and albums some of which include; (You’re) Having My Baby, “I Don’t Like to Sleep Alone”, “Times of Your Life”, and “Hold Me ‘Til the Morning Comes”. He has also done “Lonely Boy”, “My Way”, “It Doesn’t Matter Anymore”, “She’s a Lady” and Anytime (I’ll Be There)”just to mention a few.
For a man who has been in the music industry for so many years, you can be sure that he has the countless number of awards and nominations. Some of the awards he has received include: induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame (1985), induction into Canada’s Walk of Fame (2005) and Juno Award in the category of Composer of The Year among many others.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Paul Anka in 2023
For Paul Anka, he has not only managed to earn great fame in the world of music, but he has also earned a great fortune. As of 2023, Paul has a net worth of approximately $90 million all of which he has earned from his hard work and commitment in his music career.
Apart from singing and writing songs, Paul has also been a great actor and has been featured in different projects. Some of these include; George and the Christmas Star, Treehouse of Horror VI, The Simpsons Season 7, My Way and The Masked Singer among others.
Being two months older than Paul, I and others of the age group remember like it was yesterday when he sang Diana. He was never involved in any scandals of any time during his entire life. May he keep his memory alive by touring.