Jackie Guerrido is a journalist and television weather forecaster based in Puerto Rico. Born on 24 September 1972 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jackie graduated and moved to the Bronx in New York City with her family.
Jackie Guerrido Education Details
She pursued journalism at the University of Florida and attended the University of Miami to study meteorology. As a child, she moved with her mother and sister to Casa Protegida Julia de Burgos following the mistreatment by her father.
Jackie Guerrido Career Details
Before her advent in journalism, she tried her luck in other fields of interest. In 1996, she auditioned for the character of Selena (the slaughtered Tejano celeb), but the role later went to Jennifer Lopez. After that, a producer, who had heard her commentary, offered her a role in El Vacilon de la Mańana (‘Good Times in the Morning’), and she accepted the offer from WRMA (106.7) in Miami.
At Miami, Jackie joined the HBC Radio Company, where she hosted radio programmes and broadcasted news and traffic conditions. In due course, she was offered her own music show at WRTO (98.3). She also bagged the position of a traffic reporter in television for WSCV, an offshoot of Miami’s Telemundo, and worked both in the television and the radio stations simultaneously.
At such time, she caught the attention of Univision and they offered her the role of a meteorologist for Al Amanacer de Noticias 23, the then-morning show for Univision forerunner WLTV. For a long time, Jackie presented the weather forecast on ‘Despierta America’ (‘Wake Up America’), one of the most liked television programmes among the Hispanic community in America. Presently, she works as the weather reporter for Univision’s television news programme Primer Impacto (First Impact) with Barbara Bermudo.
She participated in Mira Quien Baila, a reality show, in 2010, which is the Spanish version of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ that aired on Univision in America. She won the second position by popular vote. In 2004, Guerrido was titled the Goodwill Ambassador of the Puerto Rican Day Parade held in New York.
Jackie Guerrido Dating History And Marriage Details
She prefers to keep her personal life low-key. Guerrido married the reggaeton recording artist Don Omar on 19 April 2008 in Puerto Rica. Both Jackie and Omar have children from their previous relationships. At 35, when she wedded Omar, her son, who was 18 at the time, gave her away, while her daughter, aged 18, became the maid of honour. However, three years later, the couple decided to separate. After a long process, they finally divorced in 2013.
Jackie Guerrido Net Worth
Guerrido’s striking combination of brains and beauty has earned her a star status. With her increasing popularity as a television journalist, packed with good looks and charming persona, her fan base has been increasing over the years. Her winsomeness has earned her several endorsements from well-known cosmetic brands and big fashion houses. Guerrido has a net worth of a whopping $10 million. This figure is estimated to multiply in the future due to her diverse and new business undertakings, including the clothing store that has already garnered popularity. She also earns significantly from her job on television.
As of now, Guerrido is not dating anybody. She owns an opulent home in Miami and leads an expensive lifestyle.