Amelia Anka: Facts About Paul Anka’s Daughter

Amelia Anka

Amelia Anka is the daughter of Canadian and American singer, songwriter, and actor Paul Albert Anka. Amelia’s father Paul Anka is known for hit songs including “Diana“, “Lonely Boy”, “Put Your Head on My Shoulder”, and “(You’re) Having My Baby”. His songs have been recorded by notable musicians including Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, and Connie Francis.

Amelia Anka: Bio Summary

NameAmelia Anka
Age 46 years old as of 2023
Born 1977
Place of birth United States
Famous as daughter of Paul Anka
Spouse N/A
Child Anessa Anka-Powell
Parents Paul Anka and Anne De Zogheb
Siblings Amanda Anka, Alexandra Anka, Anthea Anka, Alicia Anka, and Ethan Anka

How Old Is Amelia Anka?

Amelia Anka’s full date of birth is unknown but she was born in the year 1977. She will be celebrating her 46th birthday in 2023. She is the daughter of Paul Albert Anka and Anne De Zogheb. Her father is a singer, songwriter, and actor while her mother was a fashion model.

Amelia Anka’s father Paul Anka is a Canadian-American and her mother Anne De Zogheb is half-English and half-Lebanese. Her mother Anne graced the covers of several fashion magazines and photographers including Richard Avedon, Bert Stern, and Helmut Newton captured her.

Paul Anka, Amelia’s father recorded his first single, “I Confess”, when he was a teenager. As an actor, Paul has appeared in films and TV series including Girls Town, The Private Lives of Adam and Eve, Look in Any Window, The Longest Day, Valentine’s Day, Kojak, The Fall Guy, and Ordinary Magic.

Amelia Anka is not her parents’ only child. She has four siblings, all sisters. Her sisters are Amanda Anka, Alexandra Anka, Anthea Anka, and Alicia Anka. Her sister Amanda is the wife of American actor, director, and producer Jason Bateman. Amelia also has a half-brother called Ethan Anka from her father’s side.

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Ethan is Amelia’s father’s son from his marriage to Swedish-American model, actress, and author Anna Anka. Amelia’s maternal grandfather is Lebanese diplomat Charles de Zogheb. Her paternal grandparents are Camelia (née Tannis) and Andrew Emile “Andy” Anka Sr., both of Lebanese descent.

Amelia Anka’s educational background and qualifications are not known. Amelia has lived a private life and doesn’t share information about her life to the public. She doesn’t have much information about her life on the internet. Per a source, Amelia has a child called Anessa Anka-Powell.

How Did Amelia Anka’s Parents Meet?

Amelia Anka’s parents Paul Anka and Anne De Zogheb met in the early 1960s in San Juan, Puerto Rico. At the time, Anne was a fashion model on assignment and under contract to the Eileen Ford Agency. The two dated for some time before getting married on February 16, 1963, in a ceremony at Paris-Orly Airport.

Paul Anka and Anne De Zogheb welcomed five daughters, Amelia and her sisters Amanda, Alexandra, Anthea, and Alicia. Paul and Anne were married until 2001 when they divorced. Unfortunately, Anne died on March 29, 2017, in Hollywood, California, USA. She was 74 years old when she died.

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After Paul Anka and Anne De Zogheb divorced, Paul married Anna Anka, who was his personal trainer. They were married from 2008 until 2010. They gave birth to a son, Ethan Anka. Paul later married Lisa Pemberton in October 2016, in an intimate ceremony at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles. They divorced in 2020.

Ruth Kai Botchway

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