Karina Banda is a Mexican journalist, TV host, reporter. She is famous for collaborating with Univision Deportes and hosting El Gordo y la Flaca. Despite this, she won an Emmy Award for Best Entertainment Reporter in Mexico in 2014.
She co-hosted the famous and most-watched show called El Gordo y la Flaca [The Fat and The Skinny]. Karina is also a blogger who used to write about security and cybersecurity. She has won six Emmy Awards throughout her reporting career.
Karina Banda, who is between 32 and 35 years old, studies at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, where she graduated in journalism in 2011. In the same year, she received her acting training (majors in moderation and acting). TVI Actors Studio. She also attended Consultoria y Servicios Monterrey where she received her other certification in oratorios in 2009. Previously, in 2007, she received her English as a Second Language (ESL) certification from the University of Texas at Austin.
Karina Banda career
Karina Banda who is famous for being married to famous actor Carlos Ponce is also famous for her TV show called EI Gordy la Flaca. She used to work at radio in Monterrey, Mexico at the age of 13. Banda started her professional career in 2008 when she was hired by Mexico’s Conductora/Tv Host as Multimedia Television.
She extended her position by two years and eight months. Karina was later appointed Conductora DVD Puntos de Partida 9 where she worked at McGraw-Hill Higher Education for at least three months.
She gave up seven months of her other position Gobierno del Estado de Nuevo León (The Government of the State of Nuevo Leon) at Coordinadora en Formación Civica (Acción Cívica) [Civic Education Coordinator]. Next, she devoted a year and five months of her life to a telecommunications company called Televisa, where she worked as a news anchor and hosted a few television shows.
Most recently, Banda worked with Univision, a broadcast media production and distribution company based in Miami, Florida. Banda has been with Univision since July 2013, transitioning from Morning News Anchor to On-Air Talent. Between her two positions, she hosted various television shows on the channel authorized by the media company.
Karina Banda biography
|Date of birth
|Aug. 21, 1988
|Age (as of 2022)
|Place of birth
|Autonoma University of Nuevo Leon
|Degree in Journalism
|in feet inches – 5′ 8” – in centimeters – 172 cm
|in kilograms – 62kg – in pounds – 136 pounds
Karina Banda Family
|Who is Karina Banda’s husband?
Karina started her dating life with an actor and famous superstar named Carlos Ponce in August 2018. The two first got engaged in 2020 and later secretly exchanged marriage rituals in July 2020.
Prior to this marriage, Karina was married to another man in her life, an American helicopter pilot, Douglas Riggs. Carlos Ponce is of Puerto Rican descent while Karina is of Mexican descent.
Both exchanged the rituals of marriage in an intimate ceremony on July 30, 2020, in Florida and later had an interview revealing their secret marriage to HOLA! The USA.
Relationship with Carlos Ponce
The couple went on to reveal the details of their marriage, revealing that at their wedding event one of the groomsmen was Ponce’s two twin daughters, Sienna and Savannah.
The couple explained that their wedding took place in the presence of no guest from anyone and that they still maintain deep secrecy about it. Although the romance between the couple is still young, it is known that the couple started dating back in 2017.
According to Wikipedia, Carlos Ponce is a married and divorced personality with four children from his previous marriage. For the first time, he married his childhood school friend, photographer Verónica Rubio, who is also the sister of current US Senator Marco Rubio.
The couple lived in Miami, Florida, and gave birth to four children – the youngest being twins Savannah and Sienna, both born in 2002. The marriage didn’t work against the pain and they called it a breakup in 2010.
Karina Banda net worth
Karina’s estimated net worth must be between $4 million and $7 million, which is enough to give her high profile status in society. What is certain is that Karina Banda makes good money with her only job as a journalist and TV presenter.
While collaborating with various media companies, she hosted various programs on the news channels and other entertainment programs such as La Isla de Enamorándonos [Falling in Love].