An actual example of rising from scum to popularity is an Italian Artist, Marco Perego. The “Artistic Pirate” who happens to be painter and sculptor, is an inspiration to those who want to pursue their dream in spite of hurdles in the way. Tattoo of his entire family in his arm shows how dedicated the person is towards his family. From being a waiter to marrying the Avatar’s Neytiri, Zoe Saldana is one hell of a ride.
Career And Professional Life
For a person who started as a football player but had to hang up his boot due to unfortunate and being a waiter to one of the fine artists, he has sure gone through ups and downs but never let his head down to the failure instead kept trying to get to the pinnacle of art.
Marco was selected as a soccer player in Venice professional team when he was just 17 years of age. But he had to give off his playing career due to a foot injury.
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Marco who is now nicknamed “The Pirate” moved to New York and worked as a busboy, waiter, and soccer teacher while climbing the ladder of art which was his passion.
His incredible work earned him respect and fame and even worked with renowned fashion designers, Dolce and Gabbana in which The Pirate painted their background in 2008 for “Where the Fashion Meets Art” campaign.
The Pirate earlier works modernized fairy tale like Snowball. His great work includes the giant gumball sculpture. He has even produced Movie like Me + Her in 2014 and has writing credits to his name for Burn to Shine in 2015
Net Worth of “The Pirate”
Marco struggled towards his success and to reach a net worth of $5 million is remarkable in every way possible. Marco earns his net worth through his artwork and collaboration with well-renowned Fashion designers. The Pirate, who became an internationally renowned artist had his first art show in 2007 at where he his works sold between $15,000-$30,000.
His better half, Zoe Saldana who is famous for “Highest grossing film of all time” Avatar, Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2and Star Trek Beyond net worth reaches the huge amount of $20 million.
Perego has become an internationally renowned artist whose paintings have sold for about $30,000 a piece
Italian Artist Has His Third Child With Wife Zoe!!
The Pirate who married Neytiri of Avatar in a secret affair in June 2013 in London had a twin Kids in the Thanksgiving Day of 2015 named Cy and Bowie Perego- Saldana. Marco welcomed their third child as Zen Perego-Saldana in February 2017 with wife Zoe Saldana. Marco and Zen frequently share the picture of their and their kids in Zoe’s Instagram account which has more than 1.8 m followers under her belt.
Both Zen and Macro aren’t shy of sporting their love of each other. Marco has a tattoo of Zen on his arm while another tattoo of his twin sons on his upper arm. Zoe seems to be proud of Marco’s tattoo as she labels this the most romantic thing.
Similarly, Zen has a tattoo of Macro in her left rib cage. After the marriage, they both adopted each other’s surname as Zen became Zen Saldana-Perego and Macro became Marco Perego-Saldana.
Marco Perego keeps an update of his children on social media. He shared a short video of his children on 23rd of September 2018 stating that his children are aware and awake to life and also stated that he is most encouraged to keep loving, keep guiding, keep learning, keep repeating, keep protecting, keep listening, to what is absolutely sacred to every parent.
As for his wife, Zoe Saldana shares a moment of her family on her Instagram captioning "happy 4th," as she has four male partners; three sons and her husband. She also seems very caring and spending time together with the child as she stated many mothers are generally active in teaching, raising and disciplining their children and do not own time to play with the kid. And she tells her children, "Always speak with love and respect."
According to wiki sources, The Pirate was born in Italy with parent Ezio Perego on 1st March 1979. The ex-soccer player, who is aged 38, has the strong physique and stands at an impressive height of 5 feet 11 inches. Marco, who belongs to white ethnicity, currently resides in New Jersey with his family.
He was born to a blue-collar family where his father was a waiter and mother was a homemaker.