Jorge Ramos Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Sep, 2017
Facts of Jorge Ramos
Date of Birth: 1958 , March-16
Age: 62 years old
Birth Nation: Mexico
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Jorge Ramos
Birth Name Jorge Gilberto Ramos Ávalos
Birth Place/City Mexico City, Mexico
Religion Roman Catholic
Profession Journalist ,Author
Working For Univision
Net Worth USD 12 million
Affair with Chiquinquirá Delgado (2011–)
Married Yes
Married to Lisa Bolivar (m. 1992–2005)
Children Nicolas Ramos, Paola Ramos
Divorce Gina Montaner , Lisa Bolivar
Education Universidad Iberoamericana
Books A Country For all: An Immigrant Manifesto
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Synopsis

Jorge Ramos is a Mexican-American journalist as well as author who wears multiple hats as the anchor of Noisier Univision, the host of the Sunday morning news talk show Al Punto, and also the host of Fusion TV's America with Jorge Ramos.

Ramos received numerous national and international awards and recognitions, such as 8 Emmy Awards for his Excellence in Journalism as well as the renowned Maria Moors Cabot Award from the University of Columbia in 2001.

Early life and education

Jorge Ramos was born as Jorge Gilberto Ramos Avalos on March 16, 1958, in Mexico City, Mexico. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds a Mexican nationality.  

Ramos was born to a Roman Catholic family. He was raised in the Bosques de Echegaray neighborhood of Naucalpan, a suburb of Mexico City with his siblings, Lourdes, Alejandro Ramos, Gerardo Ramos and Eduardo Ramos.  

Ramos went to Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico where he obtained a degree with major in communications.

Later Ramos enrolled at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida from where he got the Master’s degree in international studies.

Ramos moved to Los Angeles, California in 1983 on a student visa to join the extension journalism classes at UCLA.

Career

Jorge Ramos began working with the KMEX-TV since 1984. Soon after two years, he started to host the Mundo Latino at KMEX.

In the year 2008, Ramos got the citizenship of the United States at the age of 50. He successfully covered the presidential debate between Barack Obama and Senators Hillary Clinton at the University of Texas in 2008.

It was declared in 2013 that Ramos would host the first English language show which was called America alongside Jorge Ramos where he earned a lot of name and fame.

Besides these Ramos has also published the famous books including My Life, A Country for all: An Immigrant Manifesto and No Borders: A Journalist's Search for Home (Atravesando Fronteras).

Personal life

Jorge Ramos married twice in his life. He first married to Gina Montaner, who is the daughter of exiled Cuban author Carlos Alberto Montaner.

The couple has one child, a daughter named Paola Ramos born 1988, but they split up in 1992.

Ramos re-married to Lisa Bolivar with whom he has a son, Nicolas Ramos. They married in 1992 in Roman Catholic ceremony at the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista in San Juan, Puerto Rico. But Ramos and Nicolas divorced in 20015.

Ramos also linked up with several actresses. He began dating Mexican actress Ana de la Reguera who has starred in films, telenovelas, and also the HBO television series Eastbound & Down.

Ramos is currently has been in a relationship with Venezuelan TV host and actressChiquinquira Delgado since 2011. Delgado has two daughters from previous relationships.

Ramos lives in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami.

Net worth

Jorge Ramos is a high-profile journalist who has experience of working with big television networks. 

Ramos’s annual salary is calculated to be around $3 million where his total net worth is estimated to be around USD 12 million.

 

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