Marc Buckner Biography: Age, Wife, Parents, Net Worth, Movie, Instagram, Girlfriend

March 11, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Marc Buckner is a South African model and actor who rose to fame as the bachelor in the second season of the reality TV show The Bachelor SA.

He has also appeared in Bollywood TV series, commercials, and magazines. He is an avid traveler and animal lover who enjoys exploring new places and cultures.


  • Full name: Marc Buckner
  • Date of birth: December 2, 1982
  • Age: 42 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Nationality: South African
  • Profession: Model and actor
  • Height: 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
  • Parents: N/A
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship: Dating Jo-Marie Harteveld
  • Net worth: $1 million

Early Life and Education

Marc Buckner, now 42, was born on December 2, 1982, in Cape Town, South Africa.

He has not revealed much about his parents, siblings, or education, but he has a close relationship with his dog, LuSi, who often appears on his Instagram account.

He grew up in a multicultural environment and was passionate about traveling and learning new languages. He can speak English, Afrikaans, Italian, and Turkish.

Personal Life

Marc Buckner is currently dating Namibian model Jo-Marie Harteveld, whom he met through their mutual agency, Boss Models.

They have been dating since mid-2023 and plan to travel and create content together. They share a love for animals and nature and often post pictures of their adventures on social media.

Before dating Jo-Marie, Marc was engaged to Marisa van Wyk, a speech therapist, and model, whom he proposed to on the finale of The Bachelor SA in 2020.

However, they broke up shortly after the show ended, citing compatibility issues and different life goals. Marc has also dated other women but has kept his personal life private and low-key.


Marc Buckner started his career as a model and has worked in various countries, including Italy, Turkey, and India.

He has modeled for brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, and Hugo Boss and has appeared in magazines such as GQ, Men’s Health, and Cosmopolitan. He has also done commercials for products such as Axe, Coca-Cola, and Samsung.

He made his acting debut in the 2018 Bollywood TV series Karenjit Kaur Untold Story of Sunny Leone, where he played Daniel Weber, Sunny’s husband.

He received positive reviews for his performance and gained a fan following in India. He also starred in the 2019 South African movie The Last Victims, where he played a former policeman investigating a series of murders.

He became the star of The Bachelor SA in 2020, where he had to choose from 22 women who competed for his heart.

He eventually proposed to Marisia van Wyk, but they broke up shortly after the show ended. He said he enjoyed the experience and learned much about himself and relationships.

He is currently working on his own travel and lifestyle show, where he will showcase his adventures and insights from different countries and cultures.

He also plans to emigrate with his dog and family from South Africa, citing safety and economic reasons.


Marc Buckner has not won any major awards for his modeling or acting career, but he has been nominated for several awards, such as:

  • Best Actor in a TV Series at the Indian Television Academy Awards 2018 for his role in Karenjit Kaur-The Untold Story of Sunny Leone.
  • Most Stylish Male Celebrity at the SA Style Awards in 2020.
  • Sexiest Man Alive at the People Magazine Awards in 2020.

Net Worth

Marc Buckner has an estimated net worth of $1 million, which he has earned from his modeling and acting career. He also earns money from his social media endorsements and sponsorships.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @marcbuckner
  • Twitter: @marcbuckner


  • Karenjit Kaur-The Untold Story of Sunny Leone
  • The Last Victims
  • The Bachelor SA

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