María Celeste Arraras Biography
|Date of Birth:||1960 , September-27|
|Age:||58 years old|
|Birth Nation:||Puerto Rico|
|Height:||5 Feet 8 Inch|
|Name||Maria Celeste Arraras|
|Birth Name||Maria Celeste Arraras|
|Father||Jose Enrique Arraras|
|Mother||Brenda Lopez de Arraras|
|Birth Place/City||Mayaguez, Puerto Rico|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Married to||Manny Arvesu|
|Children||Adrian Arvesu, Julian Arvesu, Lara Giuiliana Arvesu|
|Education||Loyola University in New Orleans|
|Awards||Emmy Award, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences|
|Online Presence||Instagram, Twitter|
|TV Show||Primer Impacto, Ver Para Creer, Primer Impacto Edicion Nocturna|
|Books||Selena's Secret: The Revealing Story behind her Tragic Death, The Magic Cane|
Emmy Award winner host María Celeste Arraras is a Puerto Rican journalist and TV show host. She is also popular among children from her children book The Magic Cane. As of 2019, she is the host and the managing editor of Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste which airs in 15 Latin American countries, and in the USA.
Early Life And Education Of Maria Celeste Arraras
Maria Celeste Arraras was born on 27 September 1960 under sun sign Libra to her patents; father José Enrique Arrarás and mother Brenda Lopez de Arraras in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Her father is a politician, sports leader, lawyer, and educator.
In 1978, Maria Celeste Arraras attended the Loyola University of New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. She majored in communications and public relations and graduated with honors.
Maria Celeste Arraras' Career
During her childhood days, she had a keen interest in swimming and wanted to be a professional swimmer. She participated in several swimming competitions from which she earned three medals at the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships. She also got qualified for the 1976 Summer Olympics but due to her illness, she had to draw back from the competition.
In 1986, Maria started her professional broadcasting career and worked as a news anchor and reporter at a local Puerto Rican television station, Channel 24.
The Univision affiliate in New York City hired her as its co-anchor in 1987. In 2002, she left the channel and worked for Telemundo as the host and Managing Editor of the show Al Rojo Vivo con Maria Celeste. Furthermore, in 2004, she co-hosted the Brown-Black Democratic Presidential Debate for MSNBC in Lowa.
For all her contributions to the industry as a host and journalist, she received three Emmy Awards. She was presented first Emmy Award in 2005, the second one in 2014 and the third one in September 2016.
Moreover, she also has won the Silver Circle Award given by National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Maria Celeste Arraras' Net Worth
As of late February 2019, Maria Celeste Arraras is estimated to have a net worth of around $8 million, according to sources. She has earned quite a lot from her eminent career as a TV host and journalist. As per verified source, the average salary of the Journalist in Puerto Rico is estimated to be around $33,600 which can reach up to $44,700 per episode.
Apart from this, she also collects huge royalty from her books. As an author, she has written several books such as Selena‘s Secret: The Revealing Story Behind Her Tragic Death, The Magic Cane and many more.
In addition, Maria as of March 2019 has 1.3 million subscribers on Instagram. As per source once the followers reach up to 1 million the personality gets $15,000 per post.
Maria Celeste Arraras' Personal life
Coming into Maria Celeste Arraras' personal life, she is possibly single. She was married to Manny Arvesu from 1990 to 2004. The then-couple shares 3 children; Adrian Arvesu, Julian Arvesu, and Lara Giuiliana Arvesu.
They also adopted a one-year-old Russian boy in 2000 from an orphanage in Eastern Europe. The couple was the first Latina celebrities to adopt the child, Vadim later changed to Adrian.
After six years of being single, she then started dating Raul Quintana in 2010 but the relationship could not last long.
Body Measurements And Age
- Age: As of 2019, Maria Celeste Arraras is 58 years old.
- Height: Maria is 5 feet 8 inches (1.7 m) inches tall.
- Weight: Arraras weighs around 61kgs (130 pounds).