Karla Monroig Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 27 Sep, 2019
Facts of Karla Monroig
Date of Birth: 1979 , March-5
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: Puerto Rico
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Karla Monroig
Father Roberto Monroig
Mother Carmen Pomales
Nationality Puerto Rican
Birth Place/City Guayama, Puerto Rico
Profession Actor, Model and TV Personality
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Married Yes
Married to Tommy Torres
Children Amanda Zoe
Education Universidad del Sagrado Corazón
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Karla Monroig started her career as a model and later on turned out to be an actor as well as a TV host. She is very famous for hosting TV shows such as CalienteE-ritmo T.V. and Anda Pa'l Cara. In addition, she is also known for her appearance in a movie, Más allá del límite.

Born In Guayama Karla Monroig Joined Universidad del Sagrado Corazón

Karla Monroig was born on Mar 5, 1979, in Guayama, Puerto Rico to Roberto Monroig(father) and Carmen Pomales(mother). Her father is of Catalan ancestry while her mother belongs to Irish ancestry.

Regarding her educational background, she completed her school level from ACADEMIA SAN ANTONIO. After the completion of her school level, she joined Universidad del Sagrado Corazón from where she completed a degree in Communication.


When Karla Monroig was 14 years old, she participated in Miss Borinquen Teenage pageant where she became the first runner up. She showed an interest in modeling since childhood and started taking modeling classes in 1996 in Refine Institution of Modeling.

Later on, she took part in Face of Image Magazine (Cara de Imagen) where she again came as the first runner up. 

Karla Monroig after becoming the first runner-up in Cara de Imagen SOURCE: famousfix

Professional Modeling Career

After the completion of her modeling course, she started working as a professional model and posed for several renowned magazines such as Imagen, Buena Vida, Agenda de Novias and many others.

Moreover, she has also written several articles on beauty and modeling in numerous magazines like Tiempos (Times).

Acting Career

Karla Monroig has also appeared in several movies and TV shows. She made her debut in the acting world with her role in Más allá del límite which was released in 2002. Following this, she acted in a number of movies such as Fuego en el alma, Hunted by Night, Kamaleón, and Going Bananas: A Twisted Love Story.

Her TV series appearances include En cuarentena, Inocente de ti,  Dame chocolate, Dueña y Señora, El rostro de Analía,  Más sabe el diablo,  Alguien te mira,  La casa de al lado and Mi familia perfecta.

Career As TV Host

The 5 feet 5 inch-tall star is also a TV host who first hosted a television talk show, Anda Pa'l Cará which was aired in Univision, Puerto Rico in 2000. In the same year, she hosted the shows named Buscados (Most Wanted). Later on, she hosted several shows which include E-ritmo T.V. (E-rhythm T.V.), Caliente (Hot).

Earnings From Several Careers

Being a well-known actress, model, and TV host, Karla Monroig must have earned a huge amount; however, the actual worth is missing. An average salary of an actor in Puerto Rico is $68,173 per year. So the multi-talented diva is also expected to be receiving in the same range.

Is Karla Monroig and Tommy Torres Still Together?

The 40 years old actress, Karla Monroig is a married woman. The couple shared the wedding vows on November 30, 2008, in Las Vegas with her love Tommy Torres after dating for around three years. Her husband is a famous Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, and producer.

The couple is parents to a daughter, Amanda Zoe. The family of three is living happily now.

Karla Monroig and Tommy Torres with their daughter SOURCE: elnuevodia

Meanwhile, in 2018, the couple went through lots of ups and downs in their relationship. In that February, they announced their separation as well, but later in May, they reconciled and got together as a couple.

While talking about the reconciliation Karla Monroig said,

In life we ​​have to accept things as they are and carry things day by day. Not every day we think the same way. What we think today is not what we like tomorrow. What we like today is not what we like tomorrow. So you have to live life one day at a time. And trying to make decisions based on love, compassion, understanding, so it hurts us or causes us much happiness.

She added, 

When we took that pause we realized what we really wanted and were able to work on the things we had to work on. And when we decided to take this step — because we love each other, because we love our daughter, because we believe that as a family we still have a long way to go — we took that step fully. We moved back in together, we started from zero.

Karla also revealed that they broke up because of their differences, but now, they are back together. Following this, they were spotted celebrating their daughter's birthday together.