Mariana Atencio Biography
Mariana Atencio is a prominent American television host, motivational speaker, and author currently serving as the host of the top-rated true crime podcast series called “Lost In Panama”. Before that, she worked as a correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC. Moreover, Mariana co-founded a multimedia production company called GoLike.
In 2009, she started her journalism career as a reporter at Impremedia’s El Diario/La Prensa based in New York City. She has also worked as an anchor for the Vme-TV network, the only Hispanic public service television station in the U.S.
In 2011, Mariana started working as a correspondent and guest anchor at Univision News. She started working as an investigative reporter at Univision in 2012. Moreover, she served as a reporter for the network’s Investigative Unit.
Mariana Atencio Age
Mariana Atencio was born on 2nd April 1984, in Caracas, Venezuela. She is 39 years old.
Mariana Atencio Height
Mariana stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (Approx. 1.65m ).
Mariana Atencio Family
Mariana was born to her parents Álvaro Atencio and Diana Cervoni in Caracas, Venezuela. She has a sister called Graciela Atencio who serves as a lawyer and a brother. Unfortunately, her father passed away on February 20, 2016, after a long battle with pneumonia. In 2014, Mariana’s sister was hit by a car in New York and suffered several injuries.
Mariana Atencio Husband
She is married to her caring husband José Antonio Torbay, a Venezuelan entrepreneur and app developer who is the founder of “The Grint”. The couple exchanged their wedding vows on October 24, 2015, but divorced in 2020.
Mariana Atencio Education
After completing her primary and high school education, Mariana joined the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas where she attained her Bachelor’s degree in Communications. In 2008, she moved to the United States after being awarded a scholarship from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, graduating with a Master’s degree.
Mariana Atencio Salary
She bags a remarkable salary of between $50,500 – $120,700 annually.
Mariana Atencio’s Net Worth
Through her determination, Mariana has managed to gather good fortune over the years and has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
Mariana Atencio Podcast
In 2022, she created the hit true crime podcast called “Lost in Panama”, an inspection into the vanishing of Lisanne Froon and Kris Kremers, shedding light on the problem of missing girls and women in the area.
Mariana Atencio Book
She published her first book titled Perfectly You: Embracing the Power of Being Real on June 11, 2019.
Mariana Atencio Career
In September 2016, Mariana made the crossover from Spanish to English-language network news when she became a correspondent for NBC and MSNBC located in Miami. She became the only Latina correspondent on the cable network. Mariana covered Hispanic voters across the country over the 2016 presidential campaign, the 2018 midterms, and the 2020 presidential race. In 2019, she was part of a team of MSNBC and NBC reporters who won the First Amendment Clarity Award for their coverage of the 2018 midterm elections.