Constantine Maroulis Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Constantine James Maroulis was born on the 17th September 1975, in Brooklyn, New York City USA, of Greek and American ancestry and is an actor and singer, nominated for the Tony Award for his role in the musical “Rock of Ages”, as well as for the Drama League Award for the role in the musical horror drama “Jekyll and Hyde”. Maroulis has been active in the entertainment industry since 2001.
How much is the net worth of Constantine Maroulis? It has been calculated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $750,000, as of the data presented in early 2017. Music and acting are the main sources of Maroulis’modest fortune.
Constantine Maroulis Net Worth $750,000
To begin with, he was mainly raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey. He learnt to play the trumpet at the Eisenhower Middle School, then while still studying at Ramapo High School, he sang in several teenage bands such as Milkbone and Lady Rain, before matriculating in 1993. Later, he graduated from Boston Conservatory earning a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Music Theatre, also gaining experience in plays off-Broadway.
In 2001, he played Hedwig in the off-Broadway musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”. He was also the winner of the dating show “Elimidate”. Other notable performances were roles in “Tango ’til They’re Sore” (Oleg), “Macbeth” (Malcolm) and “Jesus Christ Superstar” (Judas, Jesus). In 2001, Maroulis appeared in the episode of the “Law and Order: SVU”, and has also appeared in independent films including “The Strangler’s Wife” (2002). In 2005, Constantine contested the fourth season of “American Idol”, in which he gained fans behaving as a rock star, and with provocative expressions. Although he was eliminated early in the competition, he was immediately contacted to be a model for advertising. In the summer, he still took the tour of “American Idol”, and he performed in the Philippines, and his version of “Bohemian Rhapsody” was included for the Killer Queen tribute album. The same year, Constantine released his debut studio album “Pray For The Soul of Betty” (2005), which peaked in the second position of Billboard Heat chart. His net worth was rising steadily.
After several works in the theatre as well as playing Constantine Parros in “The Bold and the Beautiful” soap opera (2007), Maroulis’ debut album “Constantine” (2007) was released through his own label, which reached ninth on the Billboard Indie chart. Immediately after the release, he participated in another program, this time in the Tony-nominated musical “Rock of Ages” (2007). The same year, Constantine won the Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund’s Humanitarian Award for Artistic Achievement, and for the support of theatre and introducing theatre to young audiences, Maroulis was honoured with a Broadway Beacon Award in 2009. The same year, he was rewarded as The Broadway Star of the Year.
As a notable Greek, he became the winner of Forty Under 40 by the Greek America Foundation in 2010, and in 2011 the same foundation honoured him with a Gabby Award in the category of Performing Arts. In 2015, he won Make a Difference Award by Loukoumi for his contributions to the entertainment world.
Finally, in the personal life of Constantine Maroulis, he has been in a long term relationship with Angel Reed; they have a child together, but he is apparently under a restraining order asked for by her.
He will be seen on the CBS soap starting May 15 for the summer months. He will also be performing his original music on the soap to mark the debut of his first single, Everybody Loves. [May 2007]
December 21st Solo Concert - Starland Ballroom - Sayerville, NJ [December 2005]
Manila, Philippines. First solo endeavor outside the USA. Guest of Honor in the Ayala Mall Tree-lighting ceremony that officially started Christmas at the Ayala Malls (14 November). November 17, performance at Greenbelt3. November 18, performance at the Alabang Town Center. November 19, performance at the Ayala Mall in Cebu City, Philippines. [November 2005]
He is currently co-hosting for American Idol Extra along with Season 6 Finalist Gina Glocksen. [March 2008]
Back with his band Pray for the Soul of Betty. Going on tour with the other American Idol finalists this summer. [May 2005]
Left his band to pursue solo endeavors [March 2006]
On the American Idol Live Tour, with the Top 10 contestants of season 4. [July 2005]
Released solo album "Constantine" on his own label, Sixth Place Records. The album featured 12 tracks, including several self-penned compositions. It debuted on the Billboard charts at #75. [August 2007]
His debut CD will be out in July with his single, Everybody Loves, available for download from ITunes in May. [May 2007]
December 22nd Solo Concert - House of Blues - Atlantic City, NJ [December 2005]
Co-Starring in the Broadway Production of "The Wedding Singer" which closes New Years Eve 2006. [December 2006]
He has gotten a record deal for a solo album, and is also going to be on the a Queen tribute album called Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen, singing "Bohemian Rhapsody". [June 2005]
Grand Marshall, Citrus Bowl Parade, Orlando, FL [December 2005]
His girlfriend, Angel Reed, gave birth to their first child, Marlena James, on Thursday, December 23, 2010. Marlena James weighed 6 lbs 11 oz and measured 19 inches long.
Nominated for the 2009 Tony Award for Best Performance for a Leading Actor in a Musical for "Rock of Ages".
Started his own independent record label Sixth Place Records.
He was once an extra on the crime drama, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).
Was the lead singer for a band called Pray For The Soul of Betty.
His hero is his cousin, "Gus", who died in the 9/11 attacks.
Is good friends with fellow American Idol (2002) contestant, Bo Bice.
His original fan groups were known as the "Greek God Groupies" and the "Betties".
Went to high school with Tara Reid.
Loves washing dishes, he calls it 'theraputic'.
He is a 1993 alumni from Ramapo High School (Bergen County, New Jersey).
He graduated from the Boston Conservatory in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in fine arts. At Boston Conservatory, he specialized in musical theater, studying acting and vocal performance.
He grew up in Wyckoff, New Jersey.
He is the oldest contestant in the top twelve of American Idol (2002), Season Four, being just one month older than Bo Bice.
His band received a distribution deal with Koch Records while he was still a contestant on American Idol (2002). Koch also has signed Ian Brown of The Stone Roses fame, Wyclef Jean, William Hung, The Kinks and Leonard Bernstein, among others.
He is the younger brother of recording artist and record reproducer Athan Maroulis. He also has an older sister, Anastasia, who works in the field of education.
He is of Greek descent and was raised in the Greek Orthodox Church, where he was an altar boy and youth group leader.
As a professor used to say to me, it's life or death out there so make it happen.