Carlos Marin Bio

Facts About Carlos Marin

Celebrated NameCarlos Marin
Age54 Years Old
Nick NameCarlos
Birth NameCarlos Marin Menchero
Birth Date1968-10-13
Profession Singer
Birth NationGermany
Place Of BirthMörfelden-Walldorf near Rüsselsheim
Home TownMadrid, Spain
FatherCarlos Marin Sr.
MotherMagdalena Menchero
SiblingsRosemary Eberhart
Marital StatusMarried
WifeGeraldine Larrosa (Ex-Wiife)
Married DateJune 2006
Sexual OrientationStraight
Net Worth$20 Million
Source of WealthMusic Industry
Body TypeSlim
Cause Of DeathCOVID-19 Complication
Death Date19th December 2021
LinksWikipedia Instagram

Carlos Marin was a Spanish baritone who is best known for being a member of the classical crossover vocal group "Il Divo" (Carlos Marin, Urs Bühler, David Miller, and Sébastien Izambard). The group Il Divo was formed in the year 2004 and released their self-titled debut studio album in 2004 which reached #1 in the US, Canada, Australia, and the Netherlands. He released his first album at the age of eight, entitled "The Little Caruso". He released a Greatest Hits album with 'Il Divo' in the year 2012. Carlos has also performed in several musicals, including Les Misérables, The Beauty And The Beast, Grease, and Peter Pan. His genre was Classical crossover; opera; romantic. Sadly, he dies on 19th December 2021. 

Il Divo singer Carlos Marin Dies At 53

Il Divo singer Carlos Marin died at the age of 53 in Manchester on Sunday (19th December 2021). The cause of death has not been confirmed but it follows a recent hospitalization. The surviving members of the quartet confirmed the news via social media. "It is with heavy hearts that we are letting you know that our friend and partner, Carlos Marin, has passed away," wrote David Miller, Sébastien Izambard, and Urs Bühler jointly in an Instagram post. "He will be missed by his friends, family, and fans," the post continued. "There will never be another voice or spirit like Carlos. For 17 years the four of us have been on this incredible journey of Il Divo together, and we will miss our dear friend. We hope and pray that his beautiful soul will rest in peace." Spain's El Pais reported on Thursday that Marin had been put in a medically induced coma. Citing a source from Il Divo's label Universal, the outlet said the singer had not been feeling well for a week while on tour in England before he was hospitalized. The band confirmed the hospitalization via Twitter.

Carlos Marin dies at 53


What was Carlos Marin Famous For?

  • Being a popular Spanish opera singer and lead singer of Il Divo.
  • For his debut album "The Little Caruso".

Carlos Marin Cause of Death

Carlos Marin died on 19th December 2021 in Manchester, England. He dies at 53. He passed away in hospital after his life support machine was turned off following a Covid battle. On 19th December 2021, his bandmates Urs Bühler, David Miller, and Sébastien Izambard confirmed the sad news on Twitter earlier today, paying tribute to his fellow singer. "With great regret we let you know that our friend and partner Carlos Marin has passed away," they wrote along with a photo of him. "His friends, family and fans of him will miss him." "There will never be another voice or spirit like Carlos." "For 17 years the four of us have been together on this incredible Il Divo journey, and we will miss our dear friend," the post concluded. He was reportedly hospitalized on 16th December 2021. He was kept in Intensive care at Hospital in Manchester England due to which the group had to postpone their UK Christmas tour.  

Where was Carlos Marin From? Details About His Parents, Siblings, and Nationality

Carlos Marin took birth on 13th October 1968 in Mörfelden-Walldorf near Rüsselsheim, Germany. Whereas, he spent his early childhood in his hometown; Madrid, Spain. Thus, he held German-Spanish nationality and his ethnicity was German-White. His race was White. Further, he had also lived in the Netherlands for a short period of time and became known as "Carlos the Little Caruso". His full name was Carlos Marin Menchero. Libra was his Zodiac sign and he was Christianity by religion. He lastly celebrated his 53rd birthday as of 2021. About his parents, he was born to his father Carlos Marin Sr. and his mother, Magdalena Menchero. He also had a sibling, a sister namely Rosemary Eberhart. There are no further details about his educational qualification. 

Carlos Marin Career Timeline

  • Carlos Marin started his music career by recording his very first album "The Little Caruso," at the age of 8 which was produced by Pierre Kartner which included the songs like "O Sole Mio" and "Granada". 
  • Next, he recorded his second album "Mijn Lieve Mama (My Dear Mother)" at the age of ten. This led him to study piano and solfeggio. 
  • At the age of 12, he moved to Spain. When he was 15 and in his 20s, he participated and won several awards in television contests like "Gente Joven" (Young People) and "Nueva Gente" (New People) in TVE (Spanish Television). 

Spanish Singer, Carlos Marin


  • Further, he also started to sing on live television shows accompanied by an orchestra.
  • After that, he made a name for himself in the music industry, participating in several musical contests; the "Jacinto Guerrero", "Francisco Alonso", and "Julián Gayarre" in 1996, where he won second place in male performers, among others. 
  • Starting 1963, he performed in several musicals as Marian in "Les Misérables", and then "Beauty and the Beast" (where he suffered an accident that left him with a broken ankle), "Grease" (where he played the role of Vince Fontaine), "El Diluvio Que Viene" (the Spanish language version of the Italian musical "Aggiungi un posto a tavola"), and covering for José Sacristán in "Man From La Mancha".
  • He even participated also in the production of "La Magia De Broadway" (Broadway Magic) and "Peter Pan" (in theater and CD). 
  • Following this, he sang in Henry Selick's animated film, "The Nightmare Before Christmas". 
  • Also, he was the Prince's singing voice in Disney's Spanish version of "Cinderella", produced in the year 2000. 
  • He then won acclaim as primo baritono in several operas, including La Traviata, The Barber of Seville, La Bohème, Lucia Di Lammermoor, and Madame Butterfly. 
  • He also participated in zarzuela (Spanish operetta) as well as in the zarzuelas in the Jardines De Sabatini (Sabatini Gardens) in Madrid, a popular summer music venue at the Gardens of the Royal Palace of Madrid.
  • His performances in the Spanish operetta include La Gran Via (The Great Way), La Revoltosa (The Rebellious), in which he played Felipe, and La Verbena De La Paloma (The Fair of the Virgin of la Paloma), in which he played Julián. 
  • He then became a member of the international musical quartet "Il Divo" along with Urs Bühler (Switzerland), Sébastien Izambard (France), and David Miller (USA) in December 2003. 
  • The group released their debut album "II Divo" which became a worldwide multiplatinum-selling record when released in November 2004, entering the Billboard charts at number four and selling five million copies worldwide in less than a year and knocking Robbie Williams from the number one spot in the charts.
  • On 7th November 2005, their second album "Ancora" was released and their third album "Siempre" was released on 21st November 2006. 
  • The group's fourth album "The Promise" was released on 10th November 2008. On 1st December 2009, Il Divo released their next album "An Evening with Il Divo" (Live in Barcelona) with their single "Unbreak my Heart". 
  • Later, Il Divo was chosen to sing Sortilegio de Amor, the soundtrack for the Mexican Televisa soap opera, "Sortilegio", written by the Brazilian songwriter Denisse de Kalaffe.
  • The group also received the Classical Brit Award, Artist of the Decade in 2011. They were named Musical Ambassador in Japan and were asked to sing "Time to Say Goodbye" for the Japanese movie Andalucia in June 2011.
  • Later, Carlos Marin began his own solo show where he gave four concerts at the Compac Gran Via Theater in June 2011, continuing with these solo concerts in Campeche (Mexico) 2014, Ciudad del Carmen (Mexico) 2015, Madrid (Spain) 2015, Mexico DF – Teatro Metropolitan 2016 which kicked off his first World Tour to include USA, Spain, Mexico; South America and Japan.
  • Next, he released his first personal DVD/CD Worldwide in September 2016. 
  • In 2018, Il Divo released their next album, "Timeless". 

The group had to postpone their UK Christmas tour. following the death of Carlos Marin


Carlos Marin Wife: Who was he married to?

Carlos Marin was a married man. He tied a knot to his beautiful wife whose name goes by Geraldine Larrosa. Their wedding took place at Disneyland in California, the USA in June 2006. They were together for 13 years. After less than three years of marriage, they divorced in early 2009. After then, he had a relationship with Kim Sharma in the year 2009. After that, he was not seen with other ladies having affairs and relationships. He was assumed to be single at the time of his death. By sexuality, he was straight and he was not gay. 

Carlos Marin and his ex-wife, Geraldine Larrosa

Source: @elespanol

How much was Carlos Marin Net Worth in 2021?

Carlos Marin was a talented singer who had released several songs and albums. The net worth of Carlos Marin was estimated to have $20 Million as of 2021. His main source of wealth was from the music industry. He had not stated anything regarding his annual salary, career earnings, and assets details to the media. He was living a lavish lifestyle before his demise. 

How tall was Carlos Marin?

Carlos Marin was a handsome singer standing at the perfect height matching his body weight. His charming smile, attractive personality, and awesome voice had helped him to gain a lot of followers towards him. He had a slim body type. His other body measurement details had not been revealed yet. 

Trivias About Carlos Marin You Need To Know.

  • When Carlos was twelve years old, the whole family moved permanently to Madrid.
  • At fifteen, Carlos won the Young People music competition, and five years later he won first place in another Spanish competition, New People.
  • He speaks three languages ​​(Spanish, Italian, English).
  • He took vocal lessons from such masters as Montserrat Caballe, Alfredo Kraus and Giacomo Aragal.

Frequently Asked Questions About Carlos Marin.

Where was Carlos Marin born?

Carlos Marin was born in Mörfelden-Walldorf near Rüsselsheim.

Who is the father of Carlos Marin?

The father of Carlos Marin is Carlos Marin Sr..

Who is the mother of Carlos Marin?

The mother of Carlos Marin is Magdalena Menchero.

What is the net worth of Carlos Marin?

The net worth of Carlos Marin is $20 Million.

Carlos Marin Biography

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Celebrated Name Carlos Marin
Age 54 Years Old
Nick Name Carlos
Birth Name Carlos Marin Menchero
Birth Date 1968-10-13
Gender Male
Profession Singer
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Celebrated Name Carlos Marin
Age 54 Years Old
Nick Name Carlos
Birth Name Carlos Marin Menchero
Birth Date 1968-10-13
Gender Male
Profession Singer
Birth Nation Germany
Place Of Birth Mörfelden-Walldorf near Rüsselsheim
Nationality German-Spanish
Ethnicity German-White
Race White
Home Town Madrid, Spain
Horoscope Libra
Religion Christian
Father Carlos Marin Sr.
Mother Magdalena Menchero
Siblings Rosemary Eberhart
Marital Status Married
Wife Geraldine Larrosa (Ex-Wiife)
Married Date June 2006
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $20 Million
Source of Wealth Music Industry
Body Type Slim
Cause Of Death COVID-19 Complication
Death Date 19th December 2021