• Born in Havana, Cuba in 1966 and holds both American and Cuban nationality
• Recognized as the first Latina video jockey to work for the MTV Network
• Started her career as a TV presenter and model in her teenage years
• Hosted her own show "Daisy" on the CNBC network and acted in several shows
• Married to Richard Marx since 2015 and has a net worth of $45 million

Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$45 million
SpouseRichard Marx, Timothy Adams
FactWas engaged to British singer Matt Goss.

Who is Daisy Fuentes? Wiki Bio

Daisy Fuentes was born in Havana, Cuba, on 17 November 1966, so her zodiac sign is Scorpio and she now holds both American and Cuban nationality. She is a TV host, model, and an actress, best known for being the first Latina video jockey to work for the MTV Network.

Early life and education

Daisy spent the first three years of her life in Havana, where she was raised alongside her sister Rosana Fuentes Brijbag by their mother who was born in Spain, and their Cuban father. When Daisy turned three, they moved to Madrid in Spain to escape from Fidel Castro.

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Daisy learned Spanish first, while she learned English thanks to TV series. After she finished elementary school, she moved to Harrison in New Jersey with her parents and studied at Harrison High School, matriculating in 1984. During her time at Harrison, Daisy dreamt about becoming a model, and won several awards and accolades such as being voted the Homecoming Queen, and then became a model at the age of 17.

She enrolled at Bergen Community College when she was 19, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in cosmetology in 1990.

Career as a TV host, model, and other ventures

Daisy launched her career as a TV presenter while still attending college, as she was invited to serve as a meteorologist at the Spanish station WNJU-TV 47. Not long after that, she moved to WXTV-TV 41 in New York, where she was the weather anchor.

She actually hosted her first show in 1988, and then joined the network MTV in 1993, and later started hosting shows which aired on MTV Latin America. She launched her acting career around the same time, when she was invited to guest star in the soap opera “Loving”, and then went on to appear in many shows such as “Cybill”, “The Larry Sanders Show”, and “Dream On”.

Daisy Fuentes

In 1994 the CNBC network gave her a chance to host her own show – “Daisy” – and after that, she co-hosted the video clip TV series “America’s Funniest Home Videos”. She appeared in a single episode of the series “Queen of Swords”, and then starred in the film “Shutterfield”.

As a model, she has been featured on several magazine covers, and has starred in advertisements for the cosmetics brand Revlon, the hair care brand Pantene, and the chocolate M&M’s among others. She launched her eponymous clothing line in 2004, and then together with several friends worked and released her Daisy Fuentes Style Pro hair care line in 2009.

She is also somewhat of a ‘dating psychologist’, as she is offering her free advice together with the famous American writer Matthew Berry in the podcast “Fantasy Focus”.

Love life and husband Richard Marx

Daisy was married to Timothy Adams, a famous American actor and model who gained recognition after he portrayed Brucie Kibbutz in the video game “Grand Theft Auto IV” released in 2008. They began dating in 1989 and married on 5 August 1991, but they divorced in 1995. It is believed that Daisy was cheating on Timothy with Matt Goss, an English songwriter and a musician, as they started dating shortly after Daisy divorced Timothy.

They became engaged and moved in together in June 2007 with their two dogs Rita and Alfie, however, they split in the following year. She also dated Luis Miguel, a Mexican singer, for three years.

In 2013 she started dating Richard Marx, a famous American rock singer and a songwriter. They were together for two years before marrying on 23 December 2015, and are currently living in their house in Los Angeles, California.

Daisy has no children.

Hobbies and other interests

Daisy’s main hobby is travelling, and she has been around the world while two of her dream travel destinations are Paris in France and Miami in Florida.

She is physically very active and had four to six training sessions at the gym each week in the past, while she lowered this to two to three training sessions per week sometime in her 40s. She likes to dance as she took salsa and tango lessons during her 20s, while she has also learned how to play the guitar and the piano.

Daisy enjoys watching films late at night, and some of her favorite actors and actresses are Will Smith, Denzel Washington and Anne Hathaway, while some of her favorite movies are “I, Robot”, “I Am Legend”, and “Les Miserables”.

She is also keen on watching TV series, with her favorites being “The Third Rock From The Sun” and “That ‘70s Show”.

Voluntary work and donating money

Daisy has helped gather money to be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for breast cancer research, while she is a supporter of numerous foundations and organizations such as Starlight Children’s Foundation and March of Dimes. She started working with teenage girls in 2007 through the organization Girls On The Run, which helps girls raise their self-esteem.

She has donated money to many other breast cancer research centers, and was rewarded with The Wellness Community West Los Angeles Tribute to the Human Spirit Award.

She is currently hosting “A New Life” show, which has the goal of leading people through their lives, and helping them become self-aware with the help of their DNA analysis and their history.

Appearance and net worth

Daisy is 53 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall, and weighs around 150lbs (68kgs). As of April 2020, her net worth is estimated at a minimum of  $45 million.

General Info

Full NameDaisy Fuentes
Net Worth$45 million


SpouseRichard Marx, Timothy Adams
SiblingsRosana Fuentes Brijbag


TV ShowsThe Brothers García, House of Style, Loving, Ghostwriter, America's Funniest Home Videos, American Latino TV

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1And right away as soon as I started doing Pilates, about 2 to 3 weeks into it I could tell that my clothes were already fitting differently. And I felt stronger than ever. My core felt tighter than ever.
2TV is my first love and I haven't disappeared from it totally.
3I just thought any workout that is effective and I can do while laying down I'm signing up for.
4Fits did not go over well in my house. There was a lot of discipline and obedience and you had to be very ladylike. Ladies didn't curse and I still don't curse in front of my parents.
5It is nasty. You can think that you know someone in this business and you really don't. You can be stabbed in the back very easily. You can be praised very easily. It doesn't matter who you are or what you do.
6I was born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Madrid, Spain. Then I moved to New Jersey.
7To do a really good interview, you have to be truly interested in the person.
8I love sitting down and talking to people. CNBC gave me a chance to do it in a way that I liked. They gave me a chance to also develop the skills to learn from my mistakes.
9I love to feel glamorous. I love to have other women feel glamorous.
10I was an accidental model. One day I was asked to me a model by a neighbor who was short on models. Then I got into TV.
11I believe my customer knows her style and knows how to mix and match your style.
12You are not alone with a guy until you are a proper age. You don't go to certain levels with men until you are married or you have a certain relationship.
13I think I would have been so much in awe of the movie set, the people and what everybody's job was, that I don't know if I would be able to concentrate on the character.
14You have got to pay attention, you have got to study and you have to do your homework. You have to score higher than everybody else. Otherwise, there is always somebody there waiting to take your place.
15I just smoked a Cohiba the other day. It was great. You have to appreciate everything that cigar is.
16When I was a junior, boys were allowed to come visit me at the house. We could sit on the porch until about 8 o'clock at night; that's when it started getting dark. That was it.
17I thought that I was going to have to pay them to do what I wanted to do, that was how much fun I was having. You're 20 years old and you're hanging out with rock stars and going to fabulous parties, and then you talk about it!


1Married singer Richard Marx on December 23, 2015 in Aspen, Colorado.
2Started her career as a weather-girl for WNJU-TV, the Telemundo New York affiliate station. As of 2013 she is a co-host of the Telemundo network's La Voz Kids.
3Designed a clothing line for Kohl's Department Stores. [2008]
4She and ex-fiancé, Matt Goss, reside in the Los Angeles area with their two dogs, Alfie and Rita. [June 2007]
5Co-hostess, with Mari Winsor, of an infomercial for the "Winsor Pilates" fitness workout. Also appearing are Melanie Griffith, Lisa Rinna, Danny Glover, Rachel Hunter, Minnie Driver, Patrick Duffy, Virginia Madsen and Elle Macpherson. [2006]
6Hosts "Top 20 MTV" for MTV Latino. [1996]
7Graduated from Harrison High School (Hudson County) New Jersey in 1984.
8Was engaged to British singer Matt Goss.
9Uses the Winsor Pilates system.
10Communications student at Bergen Community College in New Jersey.
11Was homecoming queen in high school.




Lolo's Cafe2006TV MovieEve (voice)
Half & Half2004TV SeriesNina
The Brothers Garcia2002TV SeriesDr. Ramirez
Queen of Swords2000TV SeriesIsabel Selvera
Baywatch2000TV SeriesMaya Morgan
Shutterspeed2000TV MovieKenzie Pearson
I Spike2000TV Series
Ángeles1999TV Series
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1997TV SeriesPrincess Daisy
Cybill1996TV SeriesDaisy Fuentes
Latino Laugh Festival1996TV Movie
Can't Hurry Love1995TV SeriesCarmen
Ghostwriter1993TV SeriesGalaxy Girl
Loving1983TV SeriesTess (1992)


Dinner at Tiffani's2016TV SeriesHerself
Access Hollywood Live2016TV SeriesHerself
Rachael Ray2007-2014TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2009-2014TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Celebrity Designer
Fashion News Live2012-2014TV SeriesHerself
Home & Family2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
American Music Awards 20132013TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
2013 ALMA Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Today2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
La Voz Kids2013TV SeriesHerself
Marie2013TV Series documentaryHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2013TV SeriesHerself
The Chew2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Wendy Williams Show2009-2012TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
House of Style: Music, Models and MTV2012TV Movie documentaryHerself
Celebrity Habla 22010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Undateable2010TV Mini-Series documentary
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 20092009TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Paula's Party2008TV SeriesHerself
Viva Hollywood!2008TV Series
2008 Asian Excellence Awards2008TV Movie documentary
Shop Like a Star2008TV SeriesHerself - Host
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 20082008TV MovieHerself - Host
Chelsea Lately2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Biography2008TV Series documentary
Ultimate Style2007TV SeriesHerself / Host
2007 ALMA Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
The EcoZone Project2007TV SeriesHerself, - Host (2007)
Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials 20072007TV SpecialHerself - Co-Host
Fashion Rocks2006TV MovieHerself
Arthur Ashe Kids' Day2006TV MovieHerself
CMT: The Greatest - 20 Sexiest Men2006TV SpecialHerself - Host
Los 50 más bellos de People en Español2005TV ShortHerself
B InTune TV2005TV SeriesGuest star
TV Land's Top Ten2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Inside Dish with Rachael Ray2005TV Series documentaryHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2005TV SeriesHerself
I Love the '90s: Part Deux2005TV Series documentaryHerself
World Poker Tour2005TV SeriesHerself
CMT 20 Sexiest Men2004TV SpecialHerself - Host
Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan2004TV SeriesHerself
¡Despierta América!2004TV SeriesHerself
The Tony Danza Show2004TV SeriesHerself
The 5th Annual Latin Grammy Awards2004TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Miss Universe 20042004TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
Hollywood Squares2001-2004TV SeriesHerself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2004TV SeriesHerself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHerself
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest2004TV SeriesHerself
Colorvision2004TV SeriesHerself - Host
MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamérica 20032003TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Miss Universe Pageant2003TV SpecialHerself - Host
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2003TV SeriesHerself
Miss USA2003TV SpecialHerself - Host
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentaryHerself
House of Style1997-2002TV SeriesHerself - Host
Miss Universe Pageant2002TV SpecialHerself - Co-Host
Take 2: Living the Movies2002TV SeriesHerself
Agenda2001TV SpecialHerself - Host
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Test2001TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand2001TV Special documentaryHerself (uncredited)
ESPY Awards2000TV Special
Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration2000TV Special documentaryHerself
Pajama Party2000TV SeriesHerself
Style World2000TV SeriesHerself - Host (2002-2003)
1999 ALMA Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Host
The Teen Choice Awards 19991999TV SpecialHerself
Politically Incorrect1999TV SeriesHerself
America's Funniest Home Videos1998-1999TV SeriesHerself - Host
Billboard Latin Music Awards1999TV SpecialHerself - Host
The 24th Annual People's Choice Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Favorite Daytime Serial
The 25th Annual American Music Awards1998TV SpecialHerself
The American Red Cross Celebrates Real-Life Miracles1998TV MovieHerself
1998 ALMA Awards1998TV SpecialHerself
I Was an MTV VJ1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
Latino Laugh Festival1997TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1997TV SeriesHerself
MADtv1997TV SeriesHerself
The Weird Al Show1997TV SeriesHerself
Late Show with David Letterman1996-1997TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
The Larry Sanders Show1997TV SeriesHerself
Clueless1997TV SeriesHerself
27th NAACP Image Awards1996TV SpecialHerself
Daisy Fuentes: Totally Fit Workout1996VideoHerself
I Want My MTV1996VideoHerself
The Art of the Cigar1996TV MovieHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-1996TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
MTV Spring Break: Panama City Beach1996TV MovieHerself - Co-Host
1996 Billboard Music Awards1996TV SpecialHerself
Lauren Hutton and...1995TV SeriesHerself
Miss Universe Pageant1995TV SpecialHerself - Host
Daisy Fuentes1994TV Series
MTV Video Music Awards 19941994TV SpecialHerself
Dream On1994TV SeriesHerself
Third Annual Rock N' Jock B-Ball Jam1993TV SpecialHerself - Reporter
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?1992TV SeriesHerself
MTV Video Music Awards 19921992TV SpecialHerself
MTV, Give Me Back My Life: A Harvard Lampoon Parody1991TV MovieHerself
MTV Video Music Awards 19901990TV SpecialHerself
The 1989 Annual MTV Video Music Awards1989TV SpecialHerself
MTV Internacional1988TV SeriesHerself
MTV US Top 20 Countdown1987TV SeriesHerself - Host (1992-199?)

Archive Footage

Queen of Swords2001TV SeriesIsabel Selvera


Nominated Awards

1999ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Host in a Variety/Music/Comedy Special or SeriesAmerica's Funniest Home Videos (1989)
1996NCLR Bravo AwardNCLR Bravo AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female in a Variety or Music Series/SpecialLatino Laugh Festival (1997)

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