Lourdes Stephen Biography
Lourdes Stephen is a famous Dominican journalist and television host. Currently, she works for Sal y Pimienta the show broadcast by Univision as an anchor and moderator. She also worked for the news magazine Primer Impacto on the Univision Network as a national correspondent, for a period of eight years.
Lourdes hosted La Gran Noche de Eva Luna and El Gran Final del Triunfo del Amor together with Don Francisco and has been invited to Despierta América as co-host and to present the show’s entertainment segment at Sábado Gigante. She became one of the presenters for the Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas, in November 2010.
Lourdes Stephen Age
Lourdes Stephen was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on May 18, 1976. She is 46 years old.
Lourdes Stephen Height
Lourdes stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in/1.65 m tall.
Lourdes Stephen Family
Lourdes was born and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to her parents. Claudio Stephen and Lourdes Castillo are her parents. She enjoys keeping her personal details secretive hence she has not disclosed much regarding her family.
Lourdes Stephen Husband
Lourdes is happily hitched to her caring and supportive husband Michael A. Puchades. The duo exchanged vows in 2008. The two have a son named Michael Victor who’s regularly on Lourdes’ Instagram.
Lourdes Stephen Education
Lourdes studied and graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in Public Relations. Before moving to the United States she wrote her column for the newspaper El Siglo and was the anchor for Noticiero TVC. As she settled in the United States she earned her master’s degree in journalism from Boston University.
Lourdes Stephen Salary
Lourdes annually earns a salary of $74,304.
Lourdes Stephen Net Worth
Lourdes’ approximated net worth is $1 million.
Lourdes Stephen Career
Lourdes began working at Univision in 2003 based in New York City. Before working at the Big Apple she had the opportunity to report events of national importance related to the country’s history as well as culture including the death of singer Celia Cruz in July 2003, the funeral of President Ronald Reagan in June 2004, plus the anniversaries of the terrorist attacks on September 11.
She also reported other news such as Hurricane Rita in September 2005, the collision of the Staten Island Ferry in October 2003, as well as the blackout in New York in August 2003.
In 2006, she went to Miami, where she reported the FIFA World Cup from Germany and the November 2008 Gubernatorial Elections in Puerto Rico in addition to working on investigative reports on political, social, and immigration issues.
Over her career, she has interviewed politicians and celebrities such as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Sammy Sosa, Alex Rodríguez, Penélope Cruz as well as retired Gov. George Pataki. She also received interviews with the serial murderer known as “The Zodiac Killer” as well as the President of the Dominican Republic Leonel Fernández among others.
She worked on the judging panel at the Emmy Awards for the category “News and Documentary” and became one of the judges for the competition show on Galavisión titled Misión Reportar.
In 2007, she became honored by with the “National Youth Award” for her work abroad by Dominican President Fernández. Also in 2001, she won the “Dennis Kauff Memorial Award” and became nominated by the newspaper El Especialito as “Best New York Correspondent”.