Ana Maria Polo is a Cuban-American Lawyer and a TV show host. She also holds a doctorate in Law. In the later part of her career, Ana hosted a reality television show, “Caso Cerrado” which brought her fame and popularity. She is currently working on three significant projects – Telemundo show in Key Biscayne. The other is the Arbitrator Host of the reality TV show “Caso Cerrado” in Florida and Ana Polo Rules.
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|Сеlеbrаtеd Nаmе||Ana Maria Polo|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Ana Maria Polo|
|Age:||63 years old|
|Birth Date:||April 11, 1959|
|Birth Place:||Havana, Cuba|
|Nationality:||Cuban and American|
|Profession:||TV show host and Lawyer|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$2.4 million|
Ana Maria Polo Biography
Life of Ana Maria
Ana’s birth name was Ana María Polo González, when she was born in 1959 on the 11th of April. She was the first-born child to her mother, Delia Polo, and father, Jaoquin Polo. Her birthplace was in Havana in the Cuban countryside. We do not have clear information about her siblings.
Ana, along with her parents, stayed in Havana until she was two years old. After which, they moved to Miami, Florida, USA. When she was about 12 years old, the family moved back again to Puerto Rico, USA. It was in Puerto Rico that Ana received her elementary education as well as graduated from there.
Ana loved to sing and therefore participated in many musicals such as the Show Boat, Jubilee and Godspell when she was there in Florida.
She took up political science for her graduation degree from Florida International University, Florida, USA. Ana pursued further studies by completing her doctorate in Law from the University of Miami, Miami, the USA, in 1987.
After her doctorate, the first thing she did – she became a member of The Florida Bar. Simultaneously, to engage herself in professional law practice, she joined a firm named Emmanuel Perez & Associates in Florida, USA.
Ana met a man who was ten years older than her when she was 19. They soon got married, and she became pregnant but ended up losing the baby. With that, their marriage also ended up in divorce. Ana decided to stay single and never re-married. She adopted a baby boy, though, whom she named Peter Polo.
Age, Height, and Weight
As of today, that is, 23 April 2021, Ana is 62 years old. Her height is about 5 feet and 8 inches tall (1.73 m), and her weight is about 58 Kgs (128 lbs).
After attaining her doctorate in Law, she joined the Florida bench and actively started work as a lawyer in Miami-Dade County. She was more inclined towards divorce cases, family settlements, adoptions and custody of children, and domestic violence cases. She later joined a law firm, Emmanuel Perez & Associates, in Florida.
After almost 20 decades of serving and gaining experience as a lawyer, Ana decided to venture into a TV show about Law and rights. Therefore, on 2 April 2001, she appeared for the Hispanic television program called “Sala de Parejas,” meaning “couple’s room.” She was the arbitrator in this reality television show.
In 2005, the show changed its name to “Caso Cerrado con la Dra. Ana Maria Polo” (meaning – Case Closed with Dr. Ana Maria Polo). The new TV show dealt with more legal situations and lawsuits.
She gained popularity for her knowledge of the Law, her bright personality, and her presence in the television world. So much so, she made many guest appearances for talk shows relating to the Law. Simultaneously, Ana Polo took up the role of a family-lawyer-expert for other TV shows. Popular TV shows such as “America en Vivo,” “Maria Laria Talk Show,” “El Show de Cristina,” and “Despierta America” are a few to name.
The year 2010 saw great leaps in her career front. She launched a Hispanic TV program on solving the cold case and extreme case crimes called “Persiguiendo Injusticias” (Pursuing Injustices).
Later that same year, she authored and published her first book, “Querida Dra. Polo Las Cartas Secretas de Caso Cerrado” (meaning -“Dear Dr. Polo: The Secret Letters of Case Closed”). The book received much appreciation from readers and critics and saw a commercial success of significant reach. It was a true-life incident-based book, documenting actual letters sent to Dr. Ana Polo by her TV show audiences.
Awards & Achievements
Ana Polo has garnered many awards, accolades, and achievements to her name.
- Ana’s first reality TV show, Caso Cerrado, became the first Spanish language program that came under the nomination list for a Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award.
- In the year 2011, Ana María Polo received the Mickey Leland Humanitarian Achievement Award. The award is to honor either organizations/individuals involved in the humanitarian commitment of reaching out to people through the communications industry.
- In 2015, Casa Cerrado ranked as the number one Spanish-language program for 4 pm primetime shows.
- In 2017, Ana Polo’s name made it to the nomination list in the Favorite Host Category for a Premios Tu Mundo award.
- Her name is on the list of The Most Influential Hispanic Personalities globally, following her invitation by the Human Rights Organization for her tremendous effort in fighting against discrimination and human rights abuse.
Net Worth & Salary of Ana Mario Polo
Polo’s estimated annual income is about $350000, which comes from her career in Law and the television industry. Hosting two popular shows for Hispanic television contributes to a significant portion of her income channel. Her book, guest appearances, and professional lawyer work adds up to the income. As of April 2021, Ana Maria Polo’s net worth is about $ 2.4 million.