Cristina Saralegui Net Worth

Cristina Saralegui Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Cristina Saralegui net worth is
$30 Million

Cristina Saralegui salary is
$5 Million Per Year

Cristina Saralegui Wiki Biography

Cristina Maria Saralegui was born on the 29th January 1948, in Miramar, Havana, Cuba of Spanish heritage. She is best known for being not only a Cuban actress, but also a journalist and TV host, who was an editor of the Spanish branch of “Cosmopolitan”, and is the host of her own TV show entitled “The Cristina Show”, which has been aired on the Univision Network channel since 1989. She has been an active member of the entertainment industry since 1973.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Cristina Saralegui is? It has been estimated by sources that Cristina counts her net worth at the impressive amount of $30 million, as of mid- 2016; her annual salary is over $5 million. She has been accumulating this amount of money thanks to her successful career in the entertainment industry.

Cristina Saralegui Net Worth $30 Million

Cristina Saralegui hails from a media family; the daughter of Cristina Santamarina and Francisco Rene Saralegui, Jr.; she has four siblings. She is the granddaughter of Cuban journalist Don Francisco Saralegui. During the Cuban Revolution, in 1960 Cristina moved with her family to the USA when she was 12 years old, and they settled in Miami, Florida, where she studied at the Academy of the Assumption, from which she matriculated in 1966. After that, she enrolled at the University of Miami, where she majored in Creative Writing and Mass Communications, but she didn’t graduate.

Christina’s career began as early as 1973, when she joined the magazine Vanidades, which helped her to improve her native language, so in 1979 she joined the Spanish version of the USA magazine Cosmopolitan, and worked there through the 1980s.

Her life changed in 1989, when she started a show entitled “El Show de Cristina”, which ran until 2010 on Univision. The show featured some of the most famous Hispanic and Mexican heritage actors, singers and TV personalities, including Fernando Colunga, Shakira, Don Francisco, Lucero, Gloria Estefan, Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin, Emilio Estefan, and Jorge Ramos, among others, all of whom helped make her show popular, and thanks to its popularity, her net worth became bigger and bigger.

However, her show ended in November 2010, and she then started her own magazine, called Cristina: La Revista, and has also published several books, the sales of which further increased the size of her net worth. She was also a part of Telemundo for a short time, starting a show “Pa’lante con Cristina”, but it was canceled after one season.

Thanks to her talents and her contribution to the entertainment industry, Christina has received several prestigious awards, including a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1999, and Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Imagen Foundation Awards in 2002, among others.

When it comes to speak about her personal life, Cristina Saralequi has been married to Marcos Avila since 1982, with whom she has three children. Previously, she was in marriage and had one child. In free time, she is very active in charity work, as she established with Marcos the “Arriba la Vida/Up with Life Foundation” in 1996, which helps people with AIDS.

Full NameCristina Saralegui
Net Worth$30 Million
Salary$5 Million Per Year
Date Of BirthJanuary 29, 1948
Place Of BirthHavana, Cuba
ProfessionActress, Producer
EducationAcademy of the Assumption, University of Miami
NationalityAmerican, Cuban
SpouseMarcos Avila
ChildrenJon Marcos Ávila, Stephanie Ávila, Cristina Amalia Ávila
ParentsCristina Santamarina, Francisco Rene Saralegui
AwardsGLAAD Media Vanguard Awards(1997, 2013), ALMA Community Service Award (2000)
NominationsHollywood Walk of Fame (1999)
MoviesGeorge Lopez:: George Has Two Mommies, Would You Like a Drumstick or a Kidney? (2003)
TV ShowsEl Show de Cristina (The Cristina Show, Cristina, Pa'lante con Cristina (Forward with Cristina) (2011)
1(November 28, 2001) Univision network announces cancellation of Cristina's daily talk show.
2International Spanish talk show host and journalist.


George Lopez2003TV SeriesLydia
DKDA: Sueños de juventud1999TV SeriesPresentadora DKDA


Pa'lante con Cristina2007TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Cristina: El 15 aniversario2004TV Movie executive producer
A que no te atreves1999TV Series executive producer


Tavis Smiley2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Selena, su ultimo adios2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
Every Woman2008TV Series documentaryHerself - Guest
Pa'lante con Cristina1989-2007TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself - Hostess
2006 ALMA Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
Sacred Waters2006DocumentaryHerself
Selena: Noche de estrellas2005TV MovieHerself
Selena ¡vive!2005TV MovieHerself
Hollywood Squares2002-2004TV SeriesHerself
Cristina: El 15 aniversario2004TV MovieHerself - Host
Don Francisco presenta2004TV SeriesHerself
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHerself
2001 ALMA Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 20012001TV MovieHerself - Presenter
Taina2001TV SeriesHerself
The Cristina Show1997TV SeriesHerself
Te sigo amando1996TV SeriesHerself
Navidades en familia1993TV ShortHerself

Archive Footage

Aunque usted no lo viera2005TV SeriesHerself
Man of the Year1995Herself (uncredited)

Won Awards

2002Lifetime Achievement AwardImagen Foundation Awards
2000Community Service AwardALMA Awards
1999Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 4 November 1999. At 7060 Hollywood Blvd.
1997Vanguard AwardGLAAD Media Awards

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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