Paul Anka Net Worth
Paul Anka net worth: Paul Anka is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor who has a net worth of $80 million. Born July 30, 1941 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Anka was a teen idol, Las Vegas headliner, TV variety show host and prolific songwriter—writing hits for the likes of Tom Jones and Frank Sinatra. His hit Diana sold millions and a duet he wrote and performed with Odia Coates called (You're) Having My Baby, released in 1964, became Anka's first No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 15 years (since his 1959 hit Lonely Boy). Despite the commercial success of (You're) Having My Baby, the song was also voted the #1 Worst Song of All Time in a poll conducted by CNN.com in 2006. Anka wrote such familiar music as The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson theme as well as one of Tom Jones' biggest hits, She's a Lady, and was the lyricist behind Frank Sinatra's megahit My Way. His first acting role was a cameo as an army private in The Longest Day (1962); Anka also wrote the title track to the movie. He later played an Elvis-hating casino pit manager in 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001). He has appeared on multiple variety shows over the years as well as more recently appearing on such television shows as The Simpsons, That '70s Show and Las Vegas. Anka married Anne de Zogheb in 1963 in a ceremony at Paris-Orly Airport. They had five daughters: Amelia, Anthea, Alicia, Amanda (who later married actor Jason Bateman) and Alexandra. Anka later married his personal trainer, Anna Aberg, in 2008 and they had a son named Ethan.