Marcos Chaib Mion a.ka. "Marcos Mion" (born June 20, 1982 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian TV host, actor, voice actor, author and businessman (Partner of V.Rom).[1][2] Mion studied Philosophy at Universidade de São Paulo, and later graduated in Communication and Body Arts at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo.[3]

Marcos Mion
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Marcos Mion in 2006
Born
Marcos Chaib Mion

(1982-06-20) June 20, 1982 (age 37)
NationalityBrazil
OccupationTv host, actor, voice actor, businessman

CareerEdit

He started his career on TV as an actor in 1999, on the Rede Globo's show Sandy e Júnior. In 2000, he went to work on MTV Brasil, hosting the shows Supernova and Piores Clipes do Mundo (Worst Videos in the World, in Portuguese). With the success of the latter, Mion was hired by Rede Bandeirantes in 2002, where he hosted the show Descontrole, known for a lot of live improvisation.

He later returned to MTV Brasil, hosting the shows Covernation, The Nadas, Mucho Macho, Descarga MTV, and Quinta Categoria.

In 2006, he portrayed Emílio Redenção in Rede Record's telenovela Bicho do Mato. Later, in 2010, his work with the network continued[4] as he started to host his own show Legendários, which as of December 2016 is still ongoing. Also, he is a blogger of R7.[5]

Through the years, he has also had acting roles in plays, appearances in film, and has also served as director for music videos.[6][7]

Personal lifeEdit

In 1994, his older brother, Marcelo, died after an accident at the São Paulo Museum of Art, in which he fell in the ground-level plaza under the building's sizeable free span. This event lead Mion to a deep depression and drug addiction.[8]

Mion married to Suzana Gullo in 2005. They have three children: Romeo (age 11), Donatella (age 7), and Stefano (age 5).[9][10]

Mion is an advocate for his autistic son, Romeo. In 2016, Mion wrote a Christmas book about his son. Later, in 2019, Mion published an English social media message, with a translation in the caption: "Autism is not a disease, do not try to 'cure us', try to understand us."[11][12][13][14]

Mion is a Roman Catholic.[15][16][17]


Awards and NominationsEdit

Year Award Categories Result
2018 UOL TV and Famous Award[18] Best Presenter "critics" Winner
Best Presenter "Public" Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "João Gordo vai entrevistar políticos em novo programa da Record". Terra.com.br. Retrieved December 3, 2009.
  2. ^ "Blogs". R7. Retrieved June 12, 2010.
  3. ^ "Mion revela que não gosta da fama e quer voltar a atuar". Terra.com.br. Retrieved April 12, 2002.
  4. ^ Daniel Castro (May 18, 2012). "Marcos Mion apresenta Ídolos; Rodrigo Faro terá programa diário". R7. Retrieved May 19, 2012.
  5. ^ http://www.r7.com, R7-. "Marcos Mion". Marcos Mion (in Portuguese). Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  6. ^ Redação da Terra (January 20, 2004). "Marcos Mion confirma volta para a televisão". Terra.com.br. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  7. ^ Bruno Motta (November 11, 2009). "MTV investe no humor". UOL. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  8. ^ "Marcos Mion: 'Já usei drogas na minha adolescência'". Virgula (in Portuguese). Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  9. ^ "Perfil de Marcos Mion no IG". IG.com.br. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  10. ^ "Marcos Mion comemora 10 anos de casado e reúne famosos em São Paulo". Yahoo! Celebridades. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  11. ^ Mion, Marcos (2016). "A escova de dentes azul". livrariacultura.com.br/. Livraria Cultura. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  12. ^ Mion, Marcos (2016). "A escova de dentes azul". autismoerealidade.org.br/. Autismo e Realidade. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  13. ^ Dias, Patrícia (April 2, 2018). "Marcos Mion se declara para filho portador de autismo: 'Orgulho imensurável'". Purepeople. webedia. Retrieved April 2, 2018.
  14. ^ CARAS Digital (March 27, 2019). "Marcos Mion desabafa sobre filho autista: "Não tente 'nos curar', tente nos entender"". caras.uol.com.br. April 2018.
  15. ^ [https://www.pt.aleteia.org/2016/03/28/marcos-mion-faz-uma-belissima-declaracao-de-sua-fe-catolica/amp/ pt.aleteia.org
  16. ^ semprefamilia.com.br
  17. ^ catholicus.org.br
  18. ^ "Mion é eleito melhor apresentador por público e crítica: "Reconhecimento"". tvefamosos.uol.com.br (in Portuguese). Retrieved July 5, 2019.