Daisy Fuentes is an American television host and model with an estimated net worth of $45 million. She is 5’9″ and weighs 128 pounds. Fuentes is best known for knocking down barriers and becoming MTV’s first Latina VJ.Daisy Fuentes was born on November 17, 1966 in Havana, Cuba. Her family fled to Madrid, Spain to get away from Cuba’s political turmoil. The Fuentes family eventually settled in Harrison, New Jersey. Fuentes started modeling during her senior year of high school. She was voted homecoming queen and was voted “best looking” at Harrison High School.
While studying communications at Bergen Community College, Fuentes was hired as the weather girl for Telemundo’s New York affiliate station WNJU-TV. Quickly thereafter she was hired to work and a weather anchor and evening reporter for New York’s Univision.
In 1988 Daisy Fuentes landed a hosting job with MTV Internacional, a one-hour music program that aired in Latin America and the U.S. In 1993 she was hired as MTV’s first Latina VJ. Through this, Fuentes was able to propel herself into becoming a household name.
Daisy Fuentes has gone on to host the ALMA Awards, America’s Funniest Home Videos, 1999 Billboard Latin Awards, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss Universe, and many more televised programs.
Daisy Fuentes has appeared in television commercials for brands such as American Express, M&M’s, Revlon, and Pantene. In 2005 Daisy Fuentes graced the 3-page cover of People en Español‘s “50 most beautiful” issue.
In addition to her work in entertainment, Fuentes is a hardworking businesswoman as well. She successfully launched her eponymous clothing line in 2004. She also owns a natural hair care line and has a prescription eyewear deal with Zyloware.
Daisy Fuentes is a great philanthropist. She avidly supports Children’s Research Hospital, breast cancer awareness, and March of Dimes.
Daisy Fuentes has an enough net worth to buy:
1. 56,603.7 Christian Louboutin Rolando Platform Pumps ($795 each)
2. 4,092.7 Monique Lhuillier Women’s Silk Gown with Embroidered Tulle ($10,995 each)
3. 100,002.2 Fendi By Fendi Eau De Parfum ($449.99 each)
Daisy Fuentes has enough net worth to give everyone in Kenya $1.