Paul Anka is a Canadian-born American singer, songwriter and actor globally famed for releasing hit songs such as Lonely Boy, Diana and Put Your Head on My Shoulder. He wrote Tom Jones' 1971 hit song She's a Lady. As an actor, he has appeared in a number of films and television series such as 1959's Girls Town and 1993's Ordinary Magic.
From 1963 to 2001, he was married to Anne de Zogheb, with whom he fathered five daughters. In 2010, he got married to his second wife Anna Åberg. He and Anna had a son together before divorcing in 2010.
He gained his U.S. citizenship in 1990.
His hit song Lonely Boy was written in memory of his late mother.
He received his induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Canada's Walk of Fame in 1993 and 2005 respectively.
I've always believed that if you don't stay moving, they will throw dirt on you.Paul Anka
The technology is good and it's bad. You know what you're dealing with out there musically, but my head stops at this electronic stuff. I don't quite know what I'm dealing with out there yet.Paul Anka
is a famous Canadian singer-songwriter and actor,
who was born on
July 30, 1941. As a person born on this date, Paul Anka is listed in our database as the 14th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 30) and the 20th most popular for the year (1941).
People born on July 30
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Paul Anka is the 271st most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Paul Anka's birthday, Paul Anka is the 79th most famous Canadian and ranks 6th in famous people born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
In general, Paul Anka ranks as the 3142nd
most popular famous person, and the 367th most popular singer of all time.
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