Karina Banda

TV Show Host

Birthday August 21, 1988

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace Mexico

Age 34 years old

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Mexican journalist and TV presenter who's famously known for working for Univision Deportes and hosting on El Gordo y la Flaca. She has won the 2014 Mexican Emmy Award for Best Entertainment Reporter.

Before Fame

She graduated with a degree in journalism from Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in 2011.


She has gained 550,000 followers on Instagram.

Family Life

She began dating actor Carlos Ponce in August 2018 and the two got engaged in early 2020; they secretly wed in July 2020. She was previously married to American helicopter pilot Douglas Riggs.

Associated With

She co-hosted El Gordo y la Flaca alongside Lili Estefan and Raul De Molina.