Jorge Ramos Biography and Wiki
Jorge Ramos is an American journalist as well as an author. He is considered the best-known Spanish-language news anchor in the United States of America. In addition, Ramos has also been referred to as “The Walter Cronkite of Latin America”.
He is an anchor-based in Miami Florida and anchors the Univision news television program known as “Noticiero Univision”, the Fusion TV English-language program known as “America with Jorge Ramos”, and the Univision Sunday-morning political news program known as “Al Punto”.
Ramos has won eight Emmy Awards as well as the Maria Moors Cabot Prize for Excellence in Journalism. He has also covered five wars and events varying from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the War in Afghanistan. In addition, Ramos has been included on the list of ” The World’s Most Influential People” on Time magazine.
Jorge Ramos Age
He was born on March 16, 1958, in Mexico City, Mexico, in North America. Ramos turns 64 years old in 2022.
Jorge Ramos Height
He is a man of average stature. Ramos stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Jorge Ramos Family
Ramos was born to a Roman Catholic family in Mexico City, Mexico, and grew up in the Bosques de Echegaray neighborhood of Naucalpan, a suburb of Mexico City. His father whose identity has not been revealed was an architect. However, there is no much available information in regards to his parents or siblings.
Jorge Ramos Wife
Ramos has been married twice and divorced twice. He married his first wife Gina Montaner, who was the daughter of an exiled Cuban author named Carlos Alberto Montaner. The couple was blessed with one daughter Paola Ramos who was born in 1988. They later divorced in 1990 and Paola was raised in Spain by her mother. Ramos remarried in 1992.
He married his second wife Lisa Bolivar at the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista in San Juan, Puerto Rico in a Roman Catholic ceremony. They were blessed with a son named Nicolas Ramos and later divorced in 2005. After his divorce from his second wife, he started dating Ana de la Reguera who was a Mexican actress. Ramos has been in a relationship with Chiquinquira Delgado who is a Venezuelan TV host and actress since 2011. He currently resides in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami.
Jorge Ramos Daughter
He has a daughter named Paola Ramos who was born in 1988. Paola is an American journalist working for Vice as a correspondent. She is also a contributor to MSNBC and Telemundo. Paola was born in Miami, Florida, USA, and raised in Spain after her parents divorced. She was born to a Cuban mother named Gina Montaner, who happens to be Ramos’s first wife.
Jorge Ramos Kids
Ramos is a father of two, a daughter and a son. His first child is Paola Ramos from his first marriage and his second child named Nicolas Ramos is from his second marriage.
Jorge Ramos Girlfriend
He started dating Ana de la Reguera who was a Mexican actress after his divorce from his second wife. As of 2011, Ramos has been in a relationship with Chiquinquira Delgado who is a Venezuelan TV host and actress.
Jorge Ramos Education
Ramos attended Catholic schools where he says that he was abused by the priests. Ramos then joined the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City where he graduated with a major in Communications. He also graduated from the University of Miami with a Master’s degree in International Studies. Ramos received a titular degree of Doctor of Letters in 2007 from the University of Richmond.
Jorge Ramos Nationality
Ramos is an American by nationality and belongs to Mexican descent.
Jorge Ramos Books
Apart from being a journalist, Ramos is also an author. He has written several books including; Dying to Cross: The Worst Immigrant Tragedy in American History, Take a Stand: Lesson from Rebels, A Country for All: An Immigrant Manifesto, Stranger: The Challenge of a Latino Immigrant in the Trump Era, I’m Just Like My Mom; I’m Just Like My Dad, The Other Face of America: Chronicles among many others.
Jorge Ramos Univision
He joined Univision in 1987 working as an anchorman for Noticiero Univision, which airs weekly on Univision alongside Maria Elena Salinas. In addition, he also hosts “America with Jorge Ramos”. In 1989, he witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall. He has covered various world events including the Salvadoran Civil War, the disintegration of the former Soviet Union, the Persian Gulf War, and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Ramos has interviewed various most important political and cultural figures of our time including Hillary Clinton, Bill, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, John Kerry, George Bush, John McCain, and many more. In addition to his work at Naticiero Univision, he also writes a weekly column in more than 40 newspapers in the hemisphere. Ramos’ career journey began at XEW-TV in Mexico City where he worked for Grupo Televisa’s flagship for the network’s local version of 60 Minutes.
He left the job at the age of 24 after a story he produced that was censorious of Mexico’s government was deleted. Ramos left Mexico in 1983 on a student visa for Los Angeles where he planned to join the UCLA Extension’s journalism classes. He was hired by KMEX-TV in 1984 and an affiliate of what was then the Spanish International Network (SIN) in Los Angeles. After two years, Ramos became the host for KMEX’s morning program known as “Mundo Latino”. He then joined SIN’s national operation in 1987, which was rebranded as the Univision network.
Some of Ramos’ colleagues at Univision include:
Ilia Calderon – Anchor
Janet Rodriguez – White House Correspondent
Jorge Ramos Trump
The Univision anchor, Ramos stood up at the Iowa press event and attempted to ask Trump a question concerning the candidate’s controversial immigration proposals. Trump told him to sit down since he had not been called on. He then went ahead and told the anchor to go back to Univision.
As a result, Ramos refused to sit down and was later escorted out of the room by security personnel. Trump said that the security personnel had acted on their own without his consent which was something that Ramos disprove.
Jorge Ramos Venezuela
Ramos was detained by the Venezuelan government after an interview with President Nicolas Maduro at the time. He was detained at Venezuela’s presidential palace for almost three hours after President Maduros bristled over Ramos’ question. He was later released together with the Univision News television crew but their equipment and interview materials were taken.
Jorge Ramos Salary
He earns quite an impressive amount from working as an anchorman for Noticiero Univision. Ramos’ estimated salary is around $3 Million.
Jorge Ramos Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for more than four decades, Ramos has been able to accumulate a good fortune. His estimated net worth is around $12 Million.