Who is Marco Perego?
Marco Perego was born on 1 March 1979, in Salò, Italy, so is currently aged 40. Although he is a former soccer player and artist, Marco is probably best recognized for being the husband of famous American actress Zoe Saldana.
Would you like to know more about Marco Perego’s professional career and his family life with Zoe Saldana? How rich is he, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned and find out.
Marco Perego Net Worth and Assets
Although his career as an artist has been active for a while, Marco became more popular with the public through his marriage to a famous actress. So, if anyone of you ever wondered how rich Marco Perego is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of his net worth is over $5 million, accumulated through his successful careers. We can also assume that he shares the net worth of his wife Zoe Saldana, which has been estimated to be over $20 million. His net worth includes such assets as a mansion located in Beverley Hills valued at over $8 million, a house located in Los Feliz valued at $1.2 million, and an A6 car by Audi apparently worth $55,000.
Early Life and Career
Concerning his early life, Marco spent his childhood in his hometown, where he was raised by his father, Ezio Perego, who was a waiter, and his mother, a homemaker, whose name is unknown to the media. Regarding his education, Marco has not revealed anything about that to the public yet.
Career as a Soccer Player
Marco developed his love for soccer very early, and trained hard to distinguish himself as a player, and by the age of 17 he already was a player in Venice’s professional soccer team. However, at the age of 21, he had to quit his professional soccer career due to a leg injury, but it has already marked the establishment of his net worth.
Career as an Artist
After recovery, Marco decided to pursue his dream job as an artist, so in 2002 he moved to the US and settled down in New York City. Initially, he was forced to work various odd jobs to earn enough money to survive, but Marco’s breakthrough as an artist followed when he started selling his own paintings with the help of one of his friends – one of his first paintings was sold to Gilda Moratti. He eventually became recognized all over the world, selling his paintings for more than $300,000 per piece. In 2007, he covered “The Guardian”, posing next to his sculpture “The Only Good Rockstar Is a Dead Rockstar”. One of his most notable projects is the painted background for Dolce and Gabbana’s 2008 fashion campaign, entitled “Where The Fashion Meets Art”, which added a considerable amount to his net worth. Four years later, he had his own exhibitions at the Museo Tuscolano in Rome, Art Basel Miami, the Royal Academy of Arts in London, and Zurich’s Galerie Gmurzynska, among many other art fairs. Furthermore, Marco also released the short film “Burn To Shine”, which includes more than 2,500 drawings, and produced the film “Me + Her” in 2014. Most recently, he served as an executive producer for the 2018 soccer documentary film – “Black And White Stripes: The Juventus Story”.
Popularity through Marriage
Although he became known as a renowned artist, Marco Perego reached enormous popularity through his marriage to Zoe Saldana. He met her in 2013, when they began dating, and it didn’t take long until the couple decided to exchange their wedding vows, at a secret wedding ceremony held in June of the same year in London, attended by their closest family and friends, after which he changed his name to Marco Perego-Saldana, and she changed her name to Zoe Saldana-Perego. Since then, Marco has been involved in the entertainment industry as the husband of a famous woman.
Speaking about their children, Marco and Zoe are blessed with three sons. In November of 2014, Zoe gave birth to their twins sons, named Bowie Ezio Perego-Saldana and Cy Aridio Perego-Saldana, and in February of 2017, the couple welcomed their third son named Zen Perego-Saldana. They are raising their sons to be fluent in both English and Italian.
Social Media Presence
In addition to his career and involvement in the entertainment industry, Marco is an active member across many of the most popular social media platforms, which he uses not only to promote his professional career, but also to share various other content with his fans. So, he runs his official Instagram account, on which he has more than 32,000 followers, as well as his own Facebook page with almost 32,000 fans.