Marco Antonio Solis Biography
Early life and career
Marco Antonio Solís began performing at age 6 as part of Los Hermanitos Solís, with cousin, Joel Solís. In the mid-1970s he formed "Los Bukis" with whom he achieved success in Mexico, Central and South America, and the United States. As lead singer and chief song-writer of Los Bukis, Solís became known in the industry for outside writing and producing for popular singers such as Marisela and Rocío Dúrcal. In 1995, after almost 20 years of working with the group, he decided to pursue a solo career.
As a solo artist he has remained popular in his native Mexico as well throughout Latin America and Spain, and the United States with more than thirty entries on Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks chart, including multiple number one hits. He has worked with Olga Tañón, Ana Bárbara, and most recently Enrique Iglesias and Anaís, among others. On August 5, 2010, Solís received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Marco Antonio Solís will appear as a vocal coach in the third season of La Voz... México. He is currently on his Gracias Por Estar Aqui 2013 world tour.
Solís was married to Beatriz Adriana, a Mexican singer, with whom he had a daughter. His daughter is Beatriz Adriana who performs under the name B.A. Solís. The couple later divorced. He is currently married to Cristian Salas and has two daughters with the names of Marla and Alison. Whom he met when he was with Los Bukis. He has two daughters with his current wife, Alison and Marla. He became a grandfather when his daughter Beatriz gave birth to her son Leonardo. Marco Antonio also has a son, Marco Antonio Solís Jr.
In Januray 2010, Marco Antonio Solís was stripped of his Unicef good will ambassador title, due to his parental irresponsibility to his daughter Beatriz Adriana.