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Date Of BirthMay 27, 1965
FactAn accomplished pianist and ballet dancer.

Myrka Dellanos is a Cuban-American journalist, television personality and author. She was born on March 12, 1966, in Havana, Cuba. Her parents are Cuban journalist Ricardo Dellanos and Cuban-American journalist Olga Salazar. She has two sisters, Silvana and Sonia. Dellanos received her early education at a private school in Havana. She began her career as a sports journalist for the Cuban national newspaper, Juventud Rebelde.

In 1988, she moved to the United States and worked as a reporter for the Miami Herald. In 1992, she joined the Univision network as a sports anchor and reporter. She has also worked as a news anchor and reporter for Univision’s flagship station, WLTV in Miami. Dellanos is the author of two books, “No Te Preocupes, Mamá” and “Mujer de Mil Voces”. She has been awarded the prestigious Peabody Award and the Emmy Award.

Dellanos has an estimated net worth of $5 million. She is divorced from Cuban-American businessman Al Cardenas. They have two children together.

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Full NameMyrka Dellanos
Date Of BirthMay 27, 1965
EducationUniversity of Miami


ChildrenAlexa Carolina Loynáz


TV ShowsBut Can They Sing?

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1Visited Kuwait and Iraq as part of the USO tour with Wayne Newton. (2004)
2Serve as an international spokesperson for "Save the Children".
3Published her own book titled "Triunfa y se Feliz; Cosas que Aprendí Gracias a Dios, a Mi Madre y a la Vida" or "Succeed and Be Happy; Things I Learned Thank to God, My Mom, and Life" (August 2005)
4Named "Person of the Year" by the Organization of Ibero-American Journalists. (2003)
5Named "Hispanic of the Year" by the Direct Marketing Association of America. (2001)
6Graduated from University of Miami with a Bachelor Degree in Journalism. (1986)
7Choosen by "The International Rescue Committee" as their Goodwill Ambassador. "The International Rescue Committee" works along with the United Nations in helping refugees.
8Awarded the "Hispanic Leadership Award" by the Hispanic Heritage Council for being a positive role model in the Hispanic community. (2000)
9Appointed by U.S. President George W. Bush as a member of the Freedom Corps, a group consisting of 25 people who work together to promote charitable giving.
10An accomplished pianist and ballet dancer.
11Served as a Host of the celebration of "The Hispanic Heritage Month" in the White House, Washington, D.C. [October 2004]
12During the first few seasons of 'Primer impacto' (1994) she was "voice" credited as Myrka Dellanos Loynaz.
13Choosen "Star of the Year" by People en Español Magazine's readers. [December 2004]
14Engaged to singer Luis Miguel [February 2004]
15Cuban-American TV host.
16The Yahoo! group "TV News Latinas" is devoted to Miss Dellanos and the other ladies of "Primer Impacto." The show is one of the most popular on Spanish language television.
17Though she's had offers to do English language television, Miss Dellanos has decided to stay with Univision as long as her show 'Primer Impacto' remains popular.
18Does much charity work on behalf of children.
19Daughter, Alexa Carolina, was born in December 1993. She is divorced from the father, doctor Alejandro Loynaz.




En exclusiva con Myrka Dellanos2005TV SeriesHostess


Rica Famosa Latina2014TV SeriesHerself / Host
Noches Con Platanito2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Nuestra Belleza Latina2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The View2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Host / Herself - Guest Host
Primer impacto: edición nocturna2005TV SeriesHerself
But Can They Sing?2005TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
Escándalo TV de noche2004-2005TV SeriesHerself
Lo que no vio de Premio lo Nuestro 20052005TV MovieHerself - Host
Noche de estrellas: Premio lo Nuestro 20052005TV MovieHerself - Host
Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 20052005TV MovieHerself
Camino a Premio Lo Nuestro 20052005TV MovieHerself - Host
Pa'lante con Cristina2004TV SeriesHerself
¡Despierta América!2004TV SeriesHerself
El gordo y la flaca2004TV SeriesHerself
Premios juventud 2004: Acceso total2004TV MovieHerself
Premios juventud 20042004TV SpecialHerself - Host
Lo que no vio de Premio lo Nuestro 20042004TV MovieHerself - Host
Noche de estrellas: Premio lo Nuestro 20042004TV MovieHerself - Host
Ricky Martin: En la intimidad2003TV MovieHerself - Host
Ver para creer2001TV Series documentaryHost (2001-2004)
Salud! A Guide to Good Health for Latinos2000TV MovieHerself - Spokesperson

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When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong2016TV Movie documentaryHerself - 1987 Orange Bowl Queen (as Myrka De Llanos)
Pa'lante con Cristina2004TV SeriesHerself
Escándalo TV de noche2004TV SeriesHerself

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