Richard Marx & Cynthia Rhodes

Cynthia Rhodes and Richard Marx

Cynthia Rhodes and Richard Marx  


Richard Marx and Cynthia Rhodes were married for 25 years. They dated for 4 years after getting together in Jan 1985 and married on 8th Jan 1989. 25 years later they divorced in Apr 2014.

They had 3 children, Brandon (30), Lucas (28) and Jessie (26).


Richard Marx is a 57 year old American Singer. Born Richard Noel Marx on 16th September, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois, United States, he is famous for Right Here Waiting in a career that spans 1980–present. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Cynthia Rhodes is a 64 year old American Actress. Born on 21st November, 1956 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, she is famous for Staying Alive in a career that spans 1970–1991. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.


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Relationship Statistics

DatingJan 1985 - 8th Jan 1989 4 years
Married8th Jan 1989 - Apr 2014 25 years, 2 months
Total Jan 1985 - Apr 2014 29 years, 3 months

(January 8, 1989 - 2014) 3 sons
They met in 1983 while she was working on a duet for the soundtrack of Staying Alive. Rhodes, seven years his senior, thought he was much too young for her at the time.
Marx and Rhodes didn't start dating until two years later, when they both met again at a party. After a four-year courtship, the couple married on January 8, 1989. Even though Rhodes had a very fruitful career at the time, she made the conscious decision to retire from film acting, dancing, and singing to become stay-at-home mom to the couple`s three sons.
Together they reside in Chicago, Illinois.
On January 8, 1989, Marx married the singer/dancer/actress Cynthia Rhodes. Rhodes acted and sang in Staying Alive (1982), Flashdance (1983), and most notably in the 1987 blockbuster Dirty Dancing, as well as appearing as the female lead in Marx's first video, "Don't Mean Nothing". Rhodes also briefly sang lead for the second incarnation of the synth-pop band Animotion in the late 1980s. The couple have three sons—Brandon (born 1990), Lucas (born 1992), and Jesse (born 1994)—and reside in Lake Bluff, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Recently, in an article dated April 4, 2014, the couple announced the dissolution of their 25-year marriage.

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Relationship Timeline

April, 2014 - Divorce

July, 2013 - Breakup

4th January, 1994 - Child

14th September, 1992 - Child

11th September, 1990 - Child

8th January, 1989 - Marriage

January, 1985 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Richard Marx
Cynthia Rhodes
Richard Marx
Cynthia Rhodes
Age (at start of relationship)
Hair Color
Brown - Dark
Eye Color


BrandonMale11th September, 199030 years old
LucasMale14th September, 199228 years old
JessieMale4th January, 199426 years old


Posted commentsView all comments (4)

RayFeb 24, 2011

Ejoyed each movie I saw her in. So naturally pretty, so talented, actress, dancer, singer. Appreciate her integrity in avioding controversial,and scantilly clad roles. Kudos!

HollyFeb 17, 2011

I've been a long time fan. You are gorgeous and talented. love you

usamaMay 5, 2010

i love richard marx he`s my favourite singer his voice is so gorgeous he` so handsom and beautifull he`s very greatest singer in the world

Habib Ahmed JoyApr 9, 2009

I am the great fan of richard marx from Bangladesh and i would like to wishesh them a happy now and forever happy life.............

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