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How rich is Cristina Saralegui?

Cristina Saralegui net worth:
$30 Million

Cristina Saralegui's salary (annual):
$5 Million Per Year

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Cristina Saralegui Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

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.

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George Lopez 2003 TV Series Lydia
DKDA: Sueños de juventud 1999 TV Series Presentadora DKDA



Pa'lante con Cristina 2007 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Cristina: El 15 aniversario 2004 TV Movie executive producer
A que no te atreves 1999 TV Series executive producer



Tavis Smiley 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Selena, su ultimo adios 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself
Every Woman 2008 TV Series documentary Herself - Guest
Pa'lante con Cristina 1989-2007 TV Series Herself - Host / Herself - Hostess
2006 ALMA Awards 2006 TV Special Herself
Sacred Waters 2006 Documentary Herself
Selena: Noche de estrellas 2005 TV Movie Herself
Selena ¡vive! 2005 TV Movie Herself
Hollywood Squares 2002-2004 TV Series Herself
Cristina: El 15 aniversario 2004 TV Movie Herself - Host
Don Francisco presenta 2004 TV Series Herself
Intimate Portrait 2003 TV Series documentary Herself
2001 ALMA Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 2001 2001 TV Movie Herself - Presenter
Taina 2001 TV Series Herself
The Cristina Show 1997 TV Series Herself
Te sigo amando 1996 TV Series Herself
Navidades en familia 1993 TV Short Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

Aunque usted no lo viera 2005 TV Series Herself
Man of the Year 1995 Herself (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002 Lifetime Achievement Award Imagen Foundation Awards
2000 Community Service Award ALMA Awards
1999 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On 4 November 1999. At 7060 Hollywood Blvd.
1997 Vanguard Award GLAAD Media Awards

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1 (November 28, 2001) Univision network announces cancellation of Cristina's daily talk show.
2 International Spanish talk show host and journalist.

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