Jose Díaz-Balart

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Birthday
7, 1960
Birthplace
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Fort Lauderdale, FL

About

Emmy-winning journalist and television anchor most well known as a face for Noticiero Telemundo. He has also anchored for MSNBC Live, NBC Nightly News, and made history when he became the first Cuban-American anchor to host CBS's This Morning.

Before Fame

He began his journalism career in 1984 after studying at both the New College of Florida and the University of Cambridge.

Trivia

He was awarded two Emmys for his work with WTVJ-TV in Miami.

Family Life

His father, Rafael Díaz-Balart, is a former Cuban politician. He has three brothers: Rafael, a banker, Mario, a US representative, and Lincoln, also a US representative.

Associated With

His aunt, Mirta Díaz-Balart, was the first wife of Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro.