Gigi Graciette Biography
Gigi Graciette was born and raised in California to a Portuguese mother and Venezuelan father. At age 13, her first editorial was published in La Opinion, a Los Angeles daily Spanish language newspaper. Graciette is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
She is an actress and producer, known for Ratas de barrio “1997”, Through Your Child’s Eyes: American Sign Language “2011” and El y Ella “1996”. The Official Website of the multi-talented television news reporter and radio personality.
Gigi Graciette Broadcast career
Her television career began at Telemundo, where she was a feature and entertainment reporter for two national shows. She went on to produce and host her own television specials, such as The Hispanic Family of the Year.
Graciette later moved to the competing network, Univision, where she became the Los Angeles Bureau Chief and a reporter for Sábado Gigante, one of the network’s highest-rated programs.
In early 1995, Graciette returned to Telemundo where she was the co-creator, executive producer and on-camera host alongside Antonio Farré of the daily talk show El y Ella.
The show was seen in over 15 countries and became the highest-rated afternoon show for the network. Both hosts were replaced by Sofia Webber and Guillermo Quintanilla in 1998.
Graciette later worked for Televisa in Mexico City, where she solo anchored three one-hour newscasts a day for Televisa’s cable news network “ECO,” seen in over thirty countries. She also created and executive produced a daily political program called Eco Expediente and hosted her own radio show for Televisa Radio.
Since 2002, Graciette has been a correspondent for KTTV and its sister station KCOP-TV in Los Angeles. From December 2003 until April 2010, Graciette hosted her own syndicated radio program, Ella Es… Gigi Graciette, which aired on Radiovisa 830 AM.
Gigi Graciette Personal Life
She is the host of “Ella Es…Gigi Graciette,” a nationally syndicated radio show – a three-hour program heard daily.
Raised by her Portuguese mother and grandmother, Gigi loves to travel – she’s already visited 23 countries – and in addition to having lived in Mexico City, has spent a lot of time in Portugal, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Haiti, and England. Gigi Graciette is fluent in three languages, English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Gigi Graciette Age
Gigi Graciette was born on May 5. 1961, in Los Angeles, California, the USA to a Portuguese mother and Venezuelan father. She is 58 years old as of 2019.
Gigi, who possesses an average height, was raised in California along with her family. However, sadly in 2012, she lost her mother forever. Her choice of career makes her travel all around the world to work, and till now, she’s already visited 23 countries. With that, she can speak in three different languages such as English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Gigi Graciette Husband
She is single and lives in Los Angeles. There is no more information recorded about her dating life. Graciette has been successful in her professional career. It is apparent that she has dedicated her entire life on her career, traveling to places, collecting memories and new experiences.
But, her love life seems to be way back on her priority list. She has not been seen out in public with any guy, nor her named has been linked up with anyone throughout the years, so, it is hard to assume if she is she dating someone or is already married to a husband. We will let you know immediately when we get information on her relationship.
Gigi had created and produced a daily political program called “Eco Expediente” and co-hosted a daily talk radio show for Televisa Radio.
Gigi Graciette Net worth | Gigi Graciette salary
As the average salary for a News Anchor in Los Angeles, California is $82,500 thousand per year. The actor has an estimated net worth of $1.4 Million as of 2019.
Gigi Graciette Story
Her TV career would begin later at the Telemundo Network in Los Angeles, where she was a feature and entertainment reporter for two national shows.
Then she went on to produce and host her own television specials for Telemundo, including “The Hispanic Family of the Year”.
She then moved over to the competition, Univision, where she became the Los Angeles Bureau Chief and On-Air Reporter for Sábado Gigante, one of the network’s highest-rated programs.
Just a few years later it was back to Telemundo for Graciette where she was the Co-creator, Executive Producer and On-camera Host of her own daily talk show “El y Ella”.
Off camera, Gigi managed a staff of more than 30 people, working simultaneously in two countries where the show taped: Hollywood and Mexico City.
Seen in over 15 countries, “El y Ella” soon became the highest rated afternoon show on Telemundo, something she is still very proud of!
A woman who likes to work 24 hours a day, Gigi also hosted and produced “El y Ella: The Radio Show” – a daily call-in program broadcast on KTNQ and affiliates.
Fulfilling a personal dream, Gigi then went to work for Televisa in Mexico City, the largest producer of Spanish language programming in the world.
There she solo-anchored three one-hour newscasts a day for Televisa’s news network “ECO”, which was seen in over thirty countries.
The journalist also created and executive produced a daily political program called “Eco Expediente” and co-hosted a daily talk radio show for Televisa Radio.
Did we tell you she liked to work 24 hours a day?
Back in Los Angeles, Gigi Graciette can now be seen every morning on the FOX 11 Newscasts and Good Day LA.
She can also be heard as the host of “Ella Es…Gigi Graciette”, a nationally syndicated three-hour radio show.
Raised by her Portuguese mother and grandmother, Gigi loves to travel and in addition to having lived in Mexico City, has spent a lot of time in Portugal, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Haiti, and England.
Gigi has been recognized internationally for her charity work, including the annual hosting of 24-hour telethons (non-stop) to raise money for cancer research both in the United States and Mexico.
She has also been a “big sister” for the last ten years. Originally placed with her “little” by the “Big Sister, Big Brother” program when Ruby was only 7, their relationship is a big part of her life. Locally she is active in pet rescue and her home, lovingly known as Puppyville, is filled with special needs senior dogs.
On the air at Fox 11, she has rescued two dogs, one kitten, and two cockatiels during her live coverage of several devastating fires.
Professionally she has been honored by the LA Press Club for the Best Use of Social Media for two consecutive years and also named as one of the top three journalists in Los Angeles in 2017. She is also a Golden Mike and Emmy winner.
She is fluent in three languages: English, Spanish and Portuguese.