Jorge Ramos

  • Celebrity
  • Birth Name: Jorge Gilberto Ramos Ávalo
  • Birth Place: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Profession: Journalist, Author

Fast Facts

  • Majored in communications during his undergraduate studies at Ibero-American University.
  • Emigrated to America in 1983 after a brief career in journalism in his native Mexico.
  • Became co-anchor of the Univisión network's Noticiero Univisión in 1986, at the age of 28.
  • As an advocate for literacy among Latinos, he started the first ever Hispanic television book club, Despierta Leyendo, in 2002.
  • Received an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters from the University of Richmond in 2007.
  • Attained dual Mexican-US citizenship in 2008.
  • Has penned several books, including the bestsellers No Borders: A Journalist's Search for Home (2002), and Dying to Cross: The Worst Immigrant Tragedy in American History (2005).
  • Has received dozens of national and international awards and recognitions, including 8 Emmy Awards for Excellence in Journalism as well as the renowned Maria Moors Cabot Award from the University of Columbia in 2001.

Relationships

  • Nicolás Ramos — Son
  • Lisa Bolivar — Ex-wife
  • Alejandro Ramos — Brother
  • Gina Montaner — Ex-wife
  • Eduardo Ramos — Brother
  • Gerardo Ramos — Brother
  • Chiquinquirá Delgado — Significant Other
  • Paula Ramos — Daughter
  • Lourdes — Sister

College

  • Ibero-American University, Mexico City, Mexico (1981); University of Miami, Miami, Florida, United States (MA in International Studies)

Details

  • Birth Name: Jorge Gilberto Ramos Ávalo
  • Birth Place: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Profession: Journalist, Author

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