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Full NamePaul Anka
First NamePaul
Last NameAnka
Birth NamePaul Albert Anka
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Actor
Birth CityOttawa, Ontario
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameAndrew Emile "Andy" Anka Sr.
Mother NameCamelia Tannis
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseLisa Pemberton
Relation WithAnne de Zogheb, Anna Anka
No Of Children6
FilmographyGirls Town,Look in Any Window,Make Room for Daddy,Mad Dog Time,Las VegaS
EducationFisher Park High School
Height168 cm
Networth$80 M
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Date of BirthJuly 10,1941
Age78 years
Married DateOctober 22,2016

Paul Anka, 79, is a Canadian-American actor and singer-songwriter who rose to the spotlight with hit songs Diana, Lonely Boy, Put Your Head on My Shoulder, and several others. 

He is also popular for writing music such as She's a Lady by Tom Jones, the theme song of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson; This Is It by Michael Jackson, and many more. As of 2020, Anka is reportedly worth $80 million

Short Biography

Paul Albert Anka was born on 30th July 1941 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to Camelia Tannis and Andrew Emile Anka Sr. He holds dual nationality (Canadian and American) and has mixed ethnic descent. 

Paul Anka is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter and actorImage Source: Last FM
Paul Anka is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter and actor

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He went and graduated from Fisher Park High School. While in high school, he was a part of vocal trio called The Bobby Soxers. 

How Rich Is Paul Anka?

As per Celebrity Net Worth, Paul Anka is worth $80 million as of May 2020. Primarily, he earned most of his million-dollar fortune from music career & got further earnings aids through business venture.

Reportedly, the Canadian singer/songwriter has released 28 studio albums so far; his 1974 album Anka grabbed him $750,000 in earnings and also the album Times of Your Life (1975) made $750,000.

Canadian-American singer Paul Anka is professional since 1955 & has released 28 studio albums; he has $80 million net worth in 2020
Canadian-American singer Paul Anka is professional since 1955 & has released 28 studio albums; he has $80 million net worth in 2020

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In 1978, he opened a restaurant & club named Jubilation; it considered among the first modern-era nightclubs in Las Vegas.

The co-founder of ARHT Media, Paul, currently serves as a member of ARHT Media's Board of Advisors, joining Kevin O'Leary and Brian Mulroney.

In the United States of America, an aspiring singer makes $35,700 to $48,848 per year. Whereas, an actor makes aorund $39.84 per hour to $65,000 anually as of 2019.

Began Career At The Age Of 14: Breakthrough & Success

Anka recorded his first song entitled I Confess at the age of 14. In 1956, he moved to New York City and auditioned for Don Costa at ABC. 

Paul released his self-titled in 1958 by ABC Paramount. He made his career breakthrough from the song Diana which charted at no.1 on the Canadian and US music charts. 

Anka made his career breakthrough with hit single DianaImage Source: Discogs
Anka made his career breakthrough with hit single Diana

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Some of his late 50s popular songs include It's Time to Cry, (All Of a Sudden) May Heart Sings, and It Doesn't Matter Anymore. As a musician, Paul has released over 20 studio albums and numerous hit singles. 

In 1959, Anka released Put Your Head on My Shoulder by ABC-Paramount. THe song reached no.2 on the Billboard HOt 100 and peaked at no.8 on the Adult Contemporary. 

In 1974, Paul's album titled Anka sold around 500 thosuand copies in the United States.

The following year, his album, Times of Your Life, sold about 500 thousand copies in the USA.

He made his late 1990s comeback with the album, A Body of Work, which features singers like Celine Dion, Kenny G, Skyler Jett, and Pattii LaBelle

Some of early 2000s work include Amigos Rock Swings, Classic Songs, My Way, and Duets

Paul performing his iconic song Put Your Head on My ShoulderImage Source: Villages News
Paul performing his iconic song Put Your Head on My Shoulder

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Besides music, Anka appeared in several film work and TV shows including Girls Town, Look in Any Window, Make Room for Daddy, Mad Dog Time, Las Vegas, and Gilmore Girls

Anka's House Details

As per various sources, Paul resides in Beverly Hills, California where the median house price starts from $3.58 million. 

Back in 2007, he owned a 3-bedroom and 5-bathroom Mediterranean mansion in Mulholland Estates, Beverly Hills worth of $5.995 million. 

He also owned a house in Westlake Village, California. 

Lives With Third Wife Lisa: Father Of 6 From Previous Marriages

Anka married Lisa Pemberton (third wife) in October 2016 in a private ceremony in Beverly Hills, Caliofornia. They are yet to share children of their own.

Paul and Lisa tied their wedding knot in October 2016Image Source: Brides
Paul and Lisa tied their wedding knot in October 2016

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He was previously married to Anna Aberg who was his personal trainer. The couple got married on 26th July 2008 and shared a son named Ethan Anka. They got divorced in 2010 and Paul got the full custody of their child. 

Anka was first married to Anne de Zogheb. They tied the knot on 16th February 1963 and shared five children named: Alexandra, Amanda, Alicia, Anthea, and Amelia. Unfortunately, Paul separated and ended his 37 years of marriage with Anne on 2nd October 2000. 

Updated On Mon May 04 2020 Published On Mon May 04 2020 By Amy