Maria Aquinar came into the limelight when she started dating Sebastian Bach Bierk in the mid-1980s. They got married in 1992, but the union ended in April 2010 after only 18 years.
Maria Aquinar has pursued a career in modeling and acting. She is now known as a fitness and lifestyle enthusiast.
Details To Know About Maria Aquinar
1. Maria Aquinar and her husband met before he joined Kid Wikkid
Despite the fact that Maria’s husband started his musical career way before they met, it was when they started their relationship that he became a member of Kid Wikkid. He later became a big name in music and the frontman of Skid Row.
Around that time, the members of Kid Wikkid were based in Peterborough, Ontario. Sebastian’s first attempt to join the band was when he was 14 years old.
2. Maria and Sebastian had their first child four years before they married
On March 4, 1988, the couple welcomed their son, Paris Francis Muir Bach a couple of years after they started dating.
Following their wedding in 1992, they welcomed their second son, London Siddartha Halford Bach. In 2007, Maria gave birth to their third child and only daughter, Sebastina Maria Chantel.
There are speculations that the two were never legally married but instead, they just performed a simple ceremony together.
3. Sebastian Bach’s ex-wife has worked as a model before
Sebastian Bach starred alongside Ted Nugent, Scott Ian, Jason Bonham, and Evan Seinfeld on the VH1 show Supergroup. The reality show opened modeling doors for Maria. She became a star guest in one of the show’s episodes. On that particular episode, she appeared in a photoshoot with the adult film star Tera Patrick. Maria and Tear became intimate during the photoshoot in the presence of her then-husband.
Sebastian later revealed that episode was his favorite Supergroup episode. However, Maria began to garner more attention after the episode and later became a sort-after model for a few years.
Aside from modeling, Maria also worked as her ex-husband’s manager before they split.
4. Maria Aquinar and Sebastian Bach’s marriage ended in divorce after almost two decades
According to reports, Aquinar had attempted to continue her marriage with Bach for the sake of her children but it was already too late.
The marriage seemed to be working well as the couple was mostly seen together in public functions. However, the union ended in divorce in late 2010 following their separation which had come a few months earlier.
After the divorce, Bach reportedly blamed the internet for contributing to the fall of the union. He later released a statement clarifying that he was only joking. According to Blabbermouth, the former Skid Row frontman stated that the marriage ended after tales of his past dalliances began to surface online.
Bach also added that the book “The Last Living Slurt: Born in Iran, Bred Backstage” which was written by a self-professed groupie named Roxana Shirazi contributed to the breakdown of his marriage as lies about him were written in the book. The book claimed Bach would tour with a box of toys that he would use on many women.
Prior to finalizing the divorce, Bach was arrested at a Canadian bar after he reportedly smashed a wine glass and bit the bar owner. The cops found almost 2 grams of weed on him and he was charged with assault, possession of weed, and mischief.
5. Her Husband has been linked with quite a number of women
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Barely three months after the divorce, the Canadian singer reportedly started dating a model named Minnie Gupta. Bach’s relationship with the model was however question whether it started before the divorce or after.
Bach and Gupta later became engaged in April 2012 but unfortunately, they call it quit in 2014.
Sebastian Bach is currently married to Suzanne Bach. The couple got engaged on December 28, 2014, and married in August 2015.
Maria on the other hand is assumed to be single even though she was reportedly dating the former adult film actor Tera Patrick. Also, she has shared a couple of photos of herself and actor Sean Penn in 2016. Even though she did not reveal much in the caption which reads, “Tbt with my favorite cutie pie”, a friend of hers in the comment section said Sean was lucky to have her.
6. Maria Aquinar reportedly shares a cordial relationship with her ex-husband and his wife, Suzanne
Unlike many former couples who sometimes go through a messy divorce, Bach and Maria still appear in the same pictures and attend functions together. The former wife of the rockstar revealed on a post she shared on Instagram that Suzanne is the number one stepmom ever. Maria also shares photos of herself and her ex-husband and his wife on social media with the caption: “Yes-we all get along!”
7. What is her net worth?
Aside from her modeling career, Maria is known for her role in On Our Own (2020) and I Married… Her acting and modeling career was short-lived but she might be earning quite above average currently as a fitness and lifestyle trainer. Her divorce settlement has not been revealed so it would be hard to tell how much she got.
While her net worth is still under wraps, that of her husband is readily said to be available. According to different sources, the rockstar has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of the year 2021. Bach, who is said to be one of the richest frontmen was able to accumulate such wealth through his career in music and acting.
His musical career has also garnered him a couple of awards as well. In 1990, Bach and Skid Row members won an American Music Award for Favourite Metal/Hard Rock New Artist and also Best Ensemble Cast at the 2017 Northeast Film Festival. The rockstar has also been nominated for the Best Guest Appearance (Comedy) for adults only at the 2013 Indie Series Awards.
Bach’s most notable home in New Jersey was ruined in 2011 due to flooding from Hurricane Irene. The home was earlier featured on the MTV show Cribs was put in the market for $669,000 in 2012 and in 2016 it was sold for $272,500 which was an amount less than what he paid for more than two decades ago.
8. How tall is the former model?
The 59-year-old former model stands 5 feet 7 inches tall. She reportedly weighs around 47kg and her other body measurements are 35-24-32. Maria is often praised for looking way younger than her age. She maintains her body and physique through her fitness routine which shares with her followers on social media.
9. Her ex-husband had singing-related hernia surgery in 2017
Sebastian Bach reportedly underwent singing-related hernia surgery on July 13, 2017. After the surgery, they revealed he was literally screaming his guts out.
10. Where is Maria Aquinar now?
Maria Aquinar has been doing a number of charity works. Aside from that, she began her journey in a fitness lifestyle some years ago and shares her fitness routine wither followers. Most of her posts on social media are related to her workout and charity works.