Marcus Lemonis

Lemonis at the NBC Press Tour, Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA; 07-27-13; s_bukley/

Birth Name: Marcus Anthony Lemonis

Place of Birth: Beirut, Lebanon

Date of Birth: November 16, 1973

*Lebanese (biological father)
*Syrian (biological mother)

Marcus Lemonis is an American businessperson, television personality, and philanthropist. He hosts the show The Profit on CNBC.

He was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and was abandoned four days after his birth amid the Lebanese Civil War. His biological father, Abdallel, was Lebanese, and his biological mother, Nadia, had roots in Baniyas, Syria. He was adopted by an American couple, in Miami, Florida. His adoptive father was of Greek descent, and his adoptive mother was of Lebanese descent. Marcus is married to Roberta “Bobbi” Raffel.



American of Italian and Irish descent. Fascinated with ancestry.

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