Cristina Maria Saralegui (born January 29, 1948) is a Cuban-born American journalist, television personality, actress and talk show host of the Spanish-language eponymous show, El show de Cristina.
She is divorced from her first husband, Tony, with whom she has a daughter Cristina Amelia. She has been married to Marcos Avila since 1982, a former member of the Miami Sound Machine, and from this marriage she has a stepdaughter, Stephanie. Together they have one child, son Jon Marcos.
Cristina Maria Saralegui was born in Miramar, Havana, Cuba, to Francisco Rene Saralegui, Jr. and Cristina Santamarina. She is the eldest of five, she had two sisters Vicky and María Eugenia, as well as two brothers, Patxi and Iñaki. Saralegui is of Spanish descent with all four grandparents having origins in the Basque Country. Her paternal grandfather Francisco Saralegui was from Lizarza and grandmother Amalita, an Asturian from Gijon.In 1960, following the Cuban Revolution, Saralegui and her family fled to Miami, Florida, United States, and settled on Key Biscayne.
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