Lili Estefen, a Cuban American TV host; she co-hosts El Gordo y la Flaca

Lili Estefan, A TV Show Host

Lili Estefan is a Cuban-American model and host. Born as Liliana del Carmen Estefan, she has earned a huge international fanbase as the host of the Univision network’s show, El Gordo y la Flaca, and the rest all is history. Estefan hosts the program along with her co-host, Raul De Molina; the show is a celebrity gossip talk show in the American Spanish language. Prior to this, she worked as a host in Sábado Gigante for 12 years.

Who Are Lili Estefan Parents? Age In 2021?

The self-made superstar was born on 20th March 1967 in Havana, Cuba. She was the first child to her parents Jose Estefan and Becky Garcia. She has a younger brother, Juan Estefan.

The happy family of four was unfortunately devastated as the main caretaker of the family, Lili’s mother died. Lili was only ten years old when she lost her mother. It must have been tough for the rest three members of the family to cope up with the situation and continue their journey. However, they dealt with time and managed to move on in life.

Lili Estefan hugging her father with a bright smile.
Lili with her father.
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After four years of the unfortunate incident, the Estefan family moved to the USA.

The kids attended Rockway Junior High School (currently, Rockway Middle School) in Miami, Florida. Later, they graduated from Miami Coral Park Senior High School. Lili was the batch of 1984. She went to attend New World School of Arts taking a dual college program with Visual Arts Centre in Miami, Florida.

As of 2021, she is 54 years old and stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.75 meters).

Career As A Host “El Gordo y la Flaca”

Despite being niece to the famous music couple Emilio Estefan and Gloria Estefan, the way of entertainment sector was not easy for Lili. She had developed a keen interest in this field since an early age.

Her passion and hard work didn’t go in vain. Her life took a turning point when the popular Univision network hired her for the television show, Sábado Gigante as a model. Within no time, she became able to win the hearts of audiences. This venture opened many big doors for her.

She worked as one of the main hostesses of the show for 12 years. Estefan set her identity through that show.

After 12 years, the 54-year-old model got a chance to co-host Univision’s American Spanish-language entertainment news show, El Gordo y la Flaca in 1998. To date, she co-hosts the regular Emmy nominated program with Raul De Molina. It has received 15 nominations. Moreover, Lili Estefan herself won an award for “Outstanding Daytime Talent in a Spanish Language Program” in 2018 for the same show.

Also, she is a regular host of the annual Calle Ocho Music Festival that is held in Miami, Florida.

The Cuba-born star has hosted many huge events and programs. She is always the first choice of producers and audiences when it comes to hosting a program.

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Mother Of Two With Ex-Husband- Why Lili Estefan Divorced?

The supremely talented host was married to a Cuban businessman, Lorenzo Luaces on 23rd August 1992. The couple welcomed their first child, a son Lorenzo Luaces Jr. on 30th October 1999. After three years, their daughter, Lina Teresa Luaces took birth on 2nd August 2002.

Lili Estefan celebrating her daughter's 19th birthday with son and daughter.
Lili Estefan with her son and daughter celebrating her daughter’s birthday.
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The family of four lived a happy life until the couple decided to divorce in 2017 after 25 years of marriage.

During an appearance on the talk show, Red Table Talk: The Estefans, the Cuban-American host stated the infidelity was the major reason for their divorce. Reportedly, a paparazzi caught her now ex-husband with another woman and demanded $200,000, otherwise, the pictures were to be leaked.

Lili told:

“When I find out that the paparazzi had caught him with another woman and the pictures were taken to my job, to my colleagues, to the producers of my show, to Univision, my second home for 30 years? I was flipping out. I just felt so humiliated. Privately, then publicly.”

Not to mention that infidelity & popular scandals are among the major causes of divorce in the celebrity world. In 2017, comedian Kevin Hart’s “sex scandal” with a lady named Montia Sabbag went viral, the same year of Estefan’s divorce. Though, Hart’s second wife Eniko Parrish later forgave him, despite the fact that his other previous infidelity caused divorce with first wife Torrei Hart.

Currently, Lili is single and happy. She is enjoying her motherhood and celebrity life. She posts a lot of pictures on her official Instagram account.

Estefan is available on Instagram with the handle (@liliestefan) and has more than 3.2 million followers as of 2021.

Net Worth Of Lili Estefan In 2021

As one of the most popular hosts of the time, Lili must have earned a remarkable amount of wealth. It is everyone’s concern to find out what is the exact net worth of the “El Gordo y la Flaca” star. As of 2021, Estefan has an estimated net worth of $10 million. She even owns her own house in Miami, Florida.

Talking about her source of income, there’s no eyeing on others aside from her hosting career. No doubt, as a veteran host, she could rack in a hefty payroll alleged in the 6-digit figure annually. The average salary of a host in America happens to be $9246 per month and $110982 per year.

Very often, she goes for vacationing and outing with her friends and children. Indeed, the multi-millionaire is living a luxurious life normal people can only dream of.

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