Best known for his appearance in the American singing reality TV show American Idol, Constantine Maroulis is a singer and actor with albums like Pray for the Soul of Betty and Constantine to his name. He has sold more than 32000 in the US. His first album reached second on the US Heat charts. Remarkably, he sang Bohemian Rhapsody on Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen, the Queen tribute album. He received a nomination for the Tony Award for his role in a jukebox musical Rock of Ages and currently possesses the net worth in thousands of dollars.
Constantine Maroulis was born Constantine James Maroulis on September 17, 1975, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He was born to father James Constantine and mother Constance P. Maroulis. He has Greek American heritage and is American/Greek by nationality.
He lived in his hometown up until he was 5 years old after which he moved with his family to Wyckoff, New Jersey.
Regarding his siblings, he has an older brother named Athan Maroulis, and a sister is Anastacia P. Maroulis. He has a B.F.A. degree in Music Theater from Boston Conservatory.
As of March 2019, Maroulis is single and unmarried, however, in the past, he was in a much-publicized relationship with the former co-star on the Broadway show Rock of Ages. The couple started dating after they met in 2008 on the set of the show.
The couple had a daughter together that they named Malena James Reed-Maroulis. Their relationship was short lived and they separated a while later. Their relationship was very rocky especially towards the end when Maroulis was arrested for domestic violence on August 12, 2015.
Likewise, the police arrested him again for violating a restraining order by sending his former girlfriend an email.
Maroulis is worth $750 thousand as of March 2019. He was able to amass this decent net worth from his career as an actor and singer. There is no information regarding his earnings in the media and tabloid sources.
The average salary for an actor in show business is around $50.88 per hour. Similarly, the average earnings for a singer range from $45,000-$65,000 per year.
His career started from his high school days when he sang in garage bands and also as a solo artist. Then he went to audition for American Idol in Washington DC in 2004. He came in 6th overall in the competition and the judges eliminated him after his performance of Nickelback’s “How You Remind Me”.
The singer also sang Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, this rendition of the song got a lot of praise and Queen’s guitarist invited him to record a track with him for Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen.
From 2005, Maroulis started on his journey in the acting business. A show approached him, in the show he was to play a character loosely based on himself and his upbringing in a large Greek-American family.
The star also sang songs to raise money for charity and the song “Hanukkah Song” raised funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS organization.