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Raul De Molina

Raul De Molina

Raul “El Gordo” De Molina is a primetime male celebrity on Univision and co­ host to one of the more popular celebrity interview shows title, “El Gordo y la Flaca.

He was born in Cuba 1959 but left at the age of 10. For the following years he grew up in Madrid, Spain and eventually arrived to South Florida in the United States at the age of 16.

After graduating from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, De Molina worked for the Associated Press as a freelance photographer during the 1980s.

Molina is a world renowned television personality, providing Hispanic viewers with some of the most unique programming seen on TV today as the co-host of El Gordo y la Flaca, where he has been for over 8 years. The program is a popular Univision network entertainment news show. De Molina thus interacts daily with millions of Hispanic and Latin American viewers in a style that keeps them tuned in, anxiously awaiting the latest developments in the entertainment world.

De Molina resides in Miami, Florida.

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