Shannon De Lima is a famous model, actress, and entrepreneur. She is originally from Venezuela and marked her way to modeling through the beauty contest Miss Earth Venezuela and acquired a first runner-up position.
Apart from her own career path, Shannon is more in limelight for her high-profile relationships. She first rose to prominence after his marriage to an American singer and songwriter Marc Anthony who is also a 3-time Grammy Award Winner and 6-time Latin Grammy Award Winner. The couple separated after 2 years of their marriage.
Similarly, Anthony’s ex-wife Lima once again grabbed the media attention after starting dating Colombian football player James Rodriguez. So, Is Shannon still with her boyfriend James? Where is Lima today? Well, we are here to explore every personal and professional detail of Venezuelan actor and model, Shanon De Lima. To know, stick with us.
How old is Shannon de Lima? Her Early Life and College
Shannon was born on the 6th of January 1989 in Caracas, Venezuela under the birth sign Capricorn. She is 33 years of age in 2022. She grew up in her hometown with an ambition to be a model one day. More than this, there are no details on her family background and her early life.
Talking about her education, De Lima studied communications at Universidad Santa Maria in Venezuela. She also majored in interior design, and film acting.
Besides, Shannon is a Venezuelan native and belongs to a mixed ethnical background.
Career Details: Shannon De Lima Is A Renowned Model
Coming up to the present, Lima has already had a successful modeling career. By competing in the beauty pageant competition, Shannon De Lima opened a way for herself to fulfill her childhood dream. In 2005, at the age of 16, she took part in Miss Venezuela Pageant and succeeded to grab the first runner-up position.
With her appearance in the Beauty Pageant, she was highlighted by several news channels and made headlines in different newspapers and magazines. With this, she was offered various modeling deals. Shannon did modeling for the Swimswear line, Agua Bendita, and later featured as 2016 Bendita’s Girl due to her looks and talent.
Eventually, with her gorgeous appearance and talent, she also tried her hands at acting and did some music videos and series. Let’s have a look at her acting career.
Shannon’s Appearance As An Actor
In the movie industry, Shannon debuted with the 2005 movie named 13 Segundos in which she portrayed the role of Tiffany. After that, it took the next 9 years for her to involve in acting. In 2014, she played in a TV series named El Estimulo and later she acted as a self in the TV series Betty en NY in 2019.
Further, she also has done some music videos like La Player, Aguardiente, and Flor Palida.
Her Collaboration With Beauty Line
Lately, the renowned Venezuala model Shannon De Lima has focused on beauty products. If you once go through her social media sites, you can see her promoting different beauty products. She is an owner of an online store Sasha that sells lipstick products. Further, she is in collaboration with other online beauty stores named Palladio Beauty, and Sally Beauty
Besides, Shannon has also modeled for these beauty products along with other aspiring models.
Shannon De Lima Was Married To 21 Years Older Husband Marc Anthony
On 11 November 2014, a 25-year-old model Shannon tied the knot with an American singer, songwriter, and actor Marc Anthony who at the time was 46. Their marriage ceremony was held between close friends and family at Marc’s home in the Dominican Republic.
Prior to their marriage, they were in 2 years on-and-off relationship. The couple first met while shooting for the music video titled Flor Palida that belonged to Marc. They together acted on a music video and eventually started seeing each other.
In January 2012, the couple officially publicized their relationship through Twitter where Anthony tweeted by calling Lima, his statue of Liberty. Despite having ups and downs in their romance, the couple, at a time, succeeded to take their relationship to marriage. Previously, Marc was married to his ex-wife Jennifer Lopez.
Shannon and Her Hubby Marc’s Marriage Didn’t Long Last
After two years of marriage, they decided to part ways and started living separately. However, their separation was not publicized but the rumor of their separation started when Anthony was seen kissing his ex-wife Jennifer at the 17th annual Latin Grammy Awards. People began speculating that Marc still has a soft corner for his ex-wife and wanted to get back with her.
After one month in December 2016, De Lima and her ex-spouse Anthony openly came out in the media and confirmed their divorce. With Us Weekly, they said,
“After much consideration, we have mutually and amicably decided to end our two-year marriage
They further requested privacy and stated,
“We ask for privacy during this difficult process, and no further comments will be made from either one of us about this personal matter.”
Finally, their divorce was finalized on the 13th of February 2017.
Was Marc’s Ex-Wife, Jennifer Was Reason Behind Shannon’s Separation From Marc Anthony?
As we mentioned earlier several speculations about Marc and Shannon’s separations were stirred in the media after Marc’s kiss with his ex-wife Lopez at an Award ceremony. Specifically, their shared kiss was blamed for their divorce but the reality was far from what the audience and media speculated.
Later, Shannon opened up regarding the rumors about her divorce from Marc and said,
“It was not the kiss,” We had been separated already for about a month.”
Shannon De Lima’s High-Profile Affair With Soccer Boyfriend James Rodriguez
Shannon, in her life, has had several romantic affairs in which one among them being her most famed relationship with James, a Colombian professional footballer. On September 2018, Shannon and James were spotted together for the first time while they were on a trip to Israel.
After spotting together in different games and events, they finally confirmed their relationship. In this connection, James said, “We live here together, we have a great relationship”. Moving to the next level, Lima and Rodriguez even welcomed a child together.
Shannon’s Other Brief Romances
Prior to her marriage to her ex-hubby Marc Anthony and romance with James, Shannon De Lima was in a relationship with a few other guys. She once dated a Venezuelan actor Coko Manuel Sosa (aka Manuel Vicente Sosa Morales). Although there isn’t much about their love life, the two shared a kid. And sources say, the former flames already went their separate ways before their child’s birth.
Furthermore, the model also had a brief affair with a Mexican boxer Saul ‘El Canelo’ Álvarez.
De Lima’s Ex-Husband Marc Was Married Twice Before Her
Yes, before Shannon, her then-husband Marc was already married twice. He first tied the knot with Puerto Rican actress and singer Dayanara Torres in 2000. Nevertheless, their marital relationship couldn’t last long and they divorced in 2004. From their marriage, the exes also have two children Cristian Marcus Muñiz and Ryan Adrian Muñiz.
Following his divorce from Torres, Marc, for the second time, married Jennifer Lopez in 2004. Their marriage also ended in divorce in 2014. They shared two children, Emme Maribel Muñiz and Maximilian David Muñiz.
Who is Shannon De Lima Dating in 2022?
After going through a divorce and multiple break-ups, Shannon has again found her love. She is currently dating her actor-boyfriend named Alejandro Speitzer. The dating rumors between the two first started circulating on social media after some of their videos were leaked at an airport in Mexico.
And, after some time, model Shannon and her boyfriend Alejandro came out with their relationship at the 2022 Platinum Awards. Since then, they are leading a happy dating life.
Shannon De Lima Is A Mother Of Two Children
Marc Anthony’s ex-wife Shannon welcomed her first son, Daniel Alejandro Sosa De Lima with her ex-boyfriend Manuel Sosa on 29 October 2007 at the age of 19. Coming up to 2022, her son, Daniel is 14 years of age. She keeps sharing her beloved son on her Instagram.
On July 21, 2019, on the occasion of children’s day, the model shared a photo of her son with the caption,
Happy Children’s Day to my baby forever. You are the most beautiful thing in my life… That heart you have is what makes you bigger! I love you my prince! ❤️ happy day to all the children. They are our greatest joy 😍 🙏🏼
Likewise, for the second time, Shannon De Lima became a mother with her ex-partner James. The former couple welcomed their son Samuel Rodriguez De Lima through surrogacy on October 30, 2019.
Trolling On Shannon On Social Media
In the year 2019, when De Lima became a mother through surrogacy, she was highly trolled on social media. She was cruelly judged for not carrying the baby on her own, for which she even requested not to leave a hurtful comment. Regarding this, she even stated,
“You just write and judge.
“Like everybody here, without knowing absolutely anything about other people’s lives, without knowing if you comments are hurtful and without knowing the reason or the truth.
Her Social Media Handle
Lima is highly active on social networking sites. She has her verified Instagram account under the username @shadelima with 2.5 million followers in 2022. Further, she is also on Facebook with 7,554 followers. Lima has a TikTok account under the username @shadelima with 56k followers.
Likewise, she is on Twitter under the username @Shadelima with 77k followers. Her Twitter account suggests that she is currently living in Miami Beach, Florida.
Shannon De Lima’s Net Worth: How Rich Is She?
As per reports, she has a net worth of $1 million as of 2022. She has accumulated a major amount from her modeling career. Besides, she also has acted in some projects and continued her career in the beauty line.
Her Height And Weight
The gorgeous model stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches. She is 55 kilograms per her weight.