Shannon De Lima

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Model (1989)
Thu Feb 09 2023
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Relationship Timeline Of Shannon De Lima

Ex-husband : Marc Anthony
Shannon De Lima married Marc Anthony in 2014 and divorced in 2017.

Shannon De Lima is a famous Venezuelan model born on January 6, 1989. She is the famous ex-wife of the famous singer Marc Anthony. She came into the limelight after her participation in the beauty pageant Miss Earth Venezuela 2005.

Apart from being known as a gorgeous Venezuelan beauty, Shannon is also known for her numerous relationships with famous and rich men like Rommy Gianni and James Rodriguez.

Gorgeous Brunette Stands At The Good Height 

Shannon is a gorgeous woman blessed with enormous beauty. She is regarded as one of the most beautiful girls in the world. She is praised for her sensational beauty everywhere she goes. And she is very popular in her hometown where people search for flawless beauty.

Shannon De Lima
Shannon De Lima. Source: TerraChile

Her dark brown hair is well paired with her dark brown eyes. With a height of 5ft 9in, she entered her modeling career. Her facial structures are quite strong but very feminine. Even her body structure and body proportions are very good.

Family Background & Education

Shannon De Lima was born in Venezuela in January 1989. Her family is reported to follow Christianity and she is from mixed ethnicity. Reportedly, her father used to work at fish markets and her mother used to be a housewife.

Shannon together with her family
Shannon De Lima's family. Source: newsunzip

Shannon attended a local school in her hometown and pursued her undergraduate studies in communications at Universidad Santa Maria. For her graduate studies, she went to New York and pursued her studies in interior design and film acting.

Shannon in Miss Earth Venezuela

Shannon De Lima was a contestant in Miss Earth Venezuela in 2005. Unfortunately, fellow contestant, Alexandra Braun was announced as the winner. And Shannon ended up being the first runner-up. However, her participation alone created numerous amount of good opportunities for her.

Shannon De Lima in Miss Earth Venezuela
Winner and runner ups of Miss Earth Venezuela 2005. Source: Shutterstock

Who is Manuel Coco Sosa?

Manuel Coco Sosa was the first boyfriend of Shannon. Shannon got into this relationship when she was just 18. Manuel is a Venezuelan soap opera actor. Though their relationship did not last long, they had a baby together back in 2007.

Shannon and Manuel
Manuel Coco Sosa was seen holding Shannon De Lima. Source: Yahoo

With the reputation of being a womanizer, the actor was already together with Mirela Mendoza, soon after separating from Shannon. He also had a daughter with Mirela named Sofia Victoria Sosa Mendoza in 2008

Divorced With Marc Anthony

Shannon is the ex-wife of the popular musical artist, Marc Anthony. The couple got married back on November 11, 2014. However, they broke up and got divorced on February 13, 2017. Before marrying Shannon, Marc was married to Jennifer Lopez.

Shannon and Marc
Shannon De Lima with Marc Anthony. Source: people

Moreover, a rumor surfaced stating that the couple broke up because Marc shared a kiss with his ex-wife Jennifer Lopez on the stage of the Latin Grammys in 2016. However, Shannon responded with:

“It was not the kiss. We had been separated already for about a month.”

In A relationship With James Rodriguez

Currently, Shannon is dating a famous Colombian Real Madrid football player, James Rodriguez. The couple started seeing each other back in 2017 in secret. 

The romantic couple was spotted together numerous times before people were getting suspicious of their relationship. Later in 2019, they finally announced the news of them being together.

Shannon with James
James Rodriguez and Shannon De Lima.Source: Hola

Though being known as a hot couple in the industry, Shannon and James are yet to tie the knot. However, they do have a baby together.

Shannon Has No Plans To Marry James

In an interview with the Spanish magazine Diez Minutos, Shannon reveals that she has no intentions of getting married to James Rodriguez. After getting divorced from her former husband, Marc, she felt that her relationship with James is good as it is.

She said, “People get married, get divorced... I don’t know why they waste their time. I am not thinking about a wedding. I dated Marc Anthony for five years and even married him. I’m really at ease right now. Everything flows in my relationship with James; there’s trust, respect, and love. That’s the most important thing.”


Shannon De Lima is the mother of two kids, both sons. She shares a son with her ex-husband Manuel Sosa; Daniel Alejandro Sosa De Lima. She gave birth to Daniel on the 29th of October, 2007.

Shannon De Lima with her son Daniel Alejandro Sosa De Lima. Source: famousfacewiki

With her current partner, James Rodriguez, she welcomed another son named Samuel Rodriguez who was born through surrogacy. Samuel was born on October 30th, 2019. Well, she was married to Marc but they never had a baby together. 

Shannon received huge backlash for having Samuel through surrogacy. So, she has tried to be private about her son as much as possible. She has made more efforts to not reveal his face. Instead, when she was asked about him, she answered that there would be no answers and that people should learn that silence is powerful.

James and Shannon welcomed their baby
James Rodriguez announced the arrival of his baby through the picture. Source: @Jamesrodriguez10

Backlash On Dating James & Having Baby Through Surrogacy

Shannon got a backlash for dating the Real Madrid player James Rodriguez. However, she got an even bigger backlash after the news of her having the baby through surrogacy surfaced. After James announced their baby's arrival through his social media, she received heavy criticism. But regardless, Shannon has remained strong and done everything to protect the baby.

On one of her posts, her followers wrote a criticizing comment and Shannon wrote, "You just write and judge. Like everybody here, without knowing absolutely anything about other people's lives, without knowing if your comments are hurtful, and without knowing the reasons or the truth. That's why the world is rotten," as a reply.

Moreover, Shannon also had to ask her fans to respect her privacy and not pay attention to the rumors; "I hope people have a little bit of common sense and intelligence, and stop talking nonsense. Everything in life can be understood if we show some respect. RESPECT, something which is too big for some."

Social Presence

The silver runner-up of Miss Earth, Shannon De Lima is active on social media platforms. She is available on both Instagram and Twitter. She is active on Instagram under the username @shadelima with a huge fan following of over 2.5 million followers.

Shannon De Lima
Shannon De Lima posing. Source: newsunzip

Similarly, she goes under the same username, @shadelima on her Twitter account and has over 77k followers. She is a social media influencer. She tries to address fashion, beauty, and health-related topics. She likes to express herself through these social media platforms. 

Lavish Lifestyle Of Shannon De Lima

Undoubtedly, Shannon has pursued a pretty successful modeling career in her life. Throughout her career, she has been able to generate a good source of living for herself. The net-worth of Shannon is reported to be around $2 million. And she owns a white Mercedes GLS.

Shannon hanging out with her friends
Shannon De Lima with her friends. Source: newsunzip

Since her participation in Miss Earth, she has been offered various opportunities. Moreover, Shannon has launched her own fashion brand called Shasha. She also runs an online store for beauty products and posts healthcare blogs. Moreover, Agua Bendita is one of the few brands she has gotten involved with.


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