Known for her appearances as Tina Tech in Flashdance (1983), Jackie in Staying Alive (1983), officer Karen Thompson in Runaway (1984), and Penny in Dirty Dancing (1985), Cynthia Rhodes is a former American actress, singer, and dancer (1987). She started out performing in high school at Opryland USA.
Cynthia Rhodes Biography, Wiki, Age, Birthday, Nationality
Cynthia, who was born on November 21, 1956, is 66 years old right now. Every year on the 21st of November, she celebrates her birthday. She is of American nationality and is of white ethnicity because she was born in Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States.
Cynthia Rhodes Height, Weight
She stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall (1.702 meters). Her current average weight is unknown. We will update this page as soon as we learn more about her physical characteristics and other bodily measures, whether from her directly or from other trustworthy sources.
Cynthia Rhodes Family, Parents, Siblings
Her parents, Edna and Adrian Rhodes gave birth to her. Being raised in a Baptist home, Rhodes struggled to preserve a pure image in her acting jobs and in the media. She turned down scripts that required nudity and declined invitations to pose for photos in Playboy magazine in order to retain her clean image. There was no information online about her siblings.
Cynthia Rhodes Husband, Is Cynthia Rhodes still married to Richard Marx?
She was married to singer-songwriter Richard Marx. When Marx contributed to the 1983 movie music for Staying Alive, the two became acquainted. Although Marx was far too young for her at the time, Rhodes, who was seven years his older, was. After re-establishing contact at a party two years later, Marx and Rhodes started dating. The pair wed on January 8, 1989, following a four-year romance. However, the two got divorced. Marx’s spokesperson confirmed that he and Rhodes were getting a divorce after 25 years of marriage in an Us Weekly article from April 4, 2014.
Cynthia Rhodes Children, Sons, Daughters
Three boys were born to Rhodes and Marx following their marriage. In order to care for their three boys, Lucas, Jesse, and Brandon, Rhodes ended her performing career in 1991. She has not yet given birth to a daughter.
Rhodes Children Singers, The Marx Siblings
After witnessing their father’s performances and participating in the writing of songs for him and other performers, her sons Brandon, Jesse, and Lucas were passionate about music from an early age. The group’s oldest member, Brandon Marx, started out as a DJ and is now a producer and aspiring musician. He has a long history of music releases both under his own name and the production alias Open Water.
Lucas Marx is an autodidact pianist who started playing the guitar and bass at a very young age. When he came to Los Angeles in 2011, he started performing, appearing in small venues all around the city. Along with his singing career, he also works as a producer and has starred in episodes of “Parenthood,” “The Code of Chicago,” “The Mob Doctor,” and “Chicago P.D.”
The youngest Jesse Marx somewhat veered away from the family’s preferred musical styles and started Mark This Hour with some of his high schoolmates. Conflicting schedules, however, led to the group’s dissolution. In 2013, Jesse decided to join the Chicago-based heavy metal band For All I Am, of whom he had been a longtime admirer. To fill in for a leaving member, he sang and played the guitar for them. A nationwide tour was also proposed to determine whether the young guy would make a good permanent fit, even though the group agreed that they would have preferred to add Jesse to the set lineup.
Cynthia Rhodes Death, Dirty Dancing film
In the movie Dirty Dancing, which had tragic injuries, surgical shocks, and lonely death, Rhodes played Penny Johnson. It’s incredible to think that at one time, officials were so convinced that Dirty Dancing was a failure that they contemplated destroying the film reel and quitting. Instead, the film ended up becoming a surprise hit upon its 1987 release, turning a group of mostly unknown actors into great stars.
Actors including Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Cynthia Rhodes, and Jane Brucker spent one very cold fall in Carolina believing it was summer in the Catskills, diving into lakes and sweating on dance floors. The movie was shot in under two months on a shoestring budget. The movie provided us with some of the most well-known and frequently replicated Hollywood sequences, such as the Time of My Life ascent.
The main dancer Penny, who experienced a failed miscarriage and was thus forced to leave television, was portrayed by Cynthia, who was the first celebrity to sign on.
Cynthia Rhodes Films| Movies
- Xanadu (1980) as Ensemble dancer
- Flashdance (1983) as Tina Tech
- Staying Alive (1983) as Jackie
- Runaway (1984) as Officer Karen Thompson
- Dirty Dancing (1987) as Penny Johnson
Cynthia Rhodes Net Worth
As of 2022, her projected net worth is $9 million. Her acting and singing careers are her main sources of revenue. More information regarding her riches, possessions, homes, automobiles, private aircraft, villas, and many other things is still unknown but will be added shortly.
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