Myrka Dellanos Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Mar, 2019
Facts of Myrka Dellanos
Date of Birth: 1965 , May-27
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
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Prominent Cuban-American journalist, author, and television & radio show host, Myrka Dellanos is well-known for her work in Univision’s news program, Primer Impacto. Similarly, she earned a wide recognition through her philanthropic work and through her various books as well. Furthermore, Myrka is also an active social worker humanitarian.

Early Life And Education Of Myrka Dellanos

Myrka Dellanos was born Myrka Bárbara Dellanos on 27th May 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, under the birth sign Gemini. She belongs to mixed ethnicity/race and holds an American nationality.

She was raised by her single mother with whom she relocated to Nashville from Pennsylvania after her parents' divorce. Dellanos earned a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Miami in 1986. During her time in University, she worked as a producer at a CBS Radio affiliate in Miami.

Myrka Dellanos’s Career

Myrka Dellanos started her professional career in 1992, working as a co-host for Spanish-language television news program, Primer Impacto until 2004. At the same time, she also covered several historic events such as the Princess Diana’s Funeral, and O.J. Simpson trial among others.

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Moreover, she was the host of the celebrations of Hispanic Heritage Month at the White House in Washington D.C. Later, Dellanos was appointed as the member of the Freedom Corps by U.S. President George W. Bush.

Add to this, she also involves in social service, and humanitarian causes, which includes help for orphaned children and for victims of domestic abuse. Similarly, Dellanos serves as an international spokesperson for "Save the Children".

Furthermore, Dellanos is also an Ambassador of The International Rescue Committee. She went to several places for humanitarian works, and her works are widely recognized.

Myrka Dellanos’s Net Worth

As of 2019, Dellanos has an estimated net worth of $16 million, as per celebrity net worth. She has earned the whopping sum of money from her multi-dimensioned career like journalism, endorsements, personal investments as well as a business. As per celebrity net worth, her annual salary (income) is estimated to be around $3 million.

To add to this, she also launched a self-help book entitled Succeed and Be Happy: Things I Learned Thanks to God, My Mom, and Life. She has also earned a good amount of money from her career as an author.

Myrka Dellanos’s Personal Life

Myrka Dellanos married thrice. She first married Dr. Alejandro Loynáz in 1991. She gave birth to their first child, a daughter, Alexa Carolina in 1993. Their daughter is quite popular in the field of glamor and fashion at present.

 
 
 
 
 
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Later, after she knew her husband was a homosexual. The former couple’s marriage ended in 1998. Soon after her divorce with Loynáz, she married David Matthews in 1999, however, their marriage lasted for only 3 years as they also divorced in 2003.

In 2004, she started dating Mexican singer Luis Miguel. Dellanos and Miguel reportedly met during an interview. They remained in contact even after the interview and shortly after they started dating. The lovebirds, however, couldn't remain in the relationship for more and separated.

Dellanos’s third husband was Cuban Pharmaceutical reprehensive Ulysses Daniel Alonso, with whom she tied the knot on 25th March 2008 at Coral Gables, Florida. After a year, they divorced on 13th February 2009.

Myrka Dellanos’s Body Measurements 

  • Height: Myrka Dellanos stands 5 feet 9 inch or 1.74 m tall.
  • Age: She is 53 years old, as of now. 
  • Weight: As of 2019, Dellanos weight is estimated to be around 65 kg or 143 pounds.
  • Body measurements: She has maintained a good body with measurement 35-25-37 inches.

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