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Don Francisco :: Biography

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Don Francisco's facts

Date of Birth 1940-12-28
Nationality Chilean
Profession Television host
Working for Univision network
Net Worth(s) $100 million
Name on Birth Mario Luis kreutzberger Blumenfeld
Height 5' 9"
Marital Status Married
Married to Teresa Muchnick
Married on 1962
Children Vivian, Francisco and Patricio

Don Francisco is a well-known television host who is currently serving the Univision network. He gained recognition as an anchor for the shows Don Francisco Presnta and Sabado Gigante. The man was born to Erick Kreutzberger and Anna Blumenfeld Neufeld on December 28, 1940 in Talca, Chile. He belongs to Chilean nationality and was named Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeldd at his birth. He is the follower of Jewish religion.

Moving ahead with his career journey, he actually moved to New York with the aim of studying and establishing himself as a tailor but destiny had something else for him. He grew an interest on TV as he used to spend most of his time watching television. Then in the year 1962, he gave a start to his career through the show Sabados Gigantes. He tried to make the show interesting to the Chilean public by using all the formulas which he had learnt from the American television shows. He gained a huge success from the show and the show ran for 50 years. The production of the show was done by the Univision network in Miami in the year 1986 with a slight change in the name as Sabado Gigante. Don Francisco then became famous among the Spanish families of the United States as well. Then, the ambitious moved forward in his career by developing a three hour long variety show with different subjects like contests, comedy, travelling and interview. Don got the chance of traveling to more than 185 countries of the world. He grabbed the chance of knowing the world better. He interviewed many renowned celebrities like Roberto Duran, Christina Saralegui, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and several others.

Francisco is a very determined man who has bagged much success coming to this date and continuing his hard work to achieve more. His show Sabado Gigante has celebrated its Golden Jubilee and the Don has said that he would be continuing the show until he leaves the world. He has also served shows like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Deal or No Deal and others for their Chilean versions. Apart from his career as a host, he has also appeared in advertisements for Lu Curacao Department Store.

Putting light on his personal life, he has been married to Teresa Muchnick since 1962. The couple has been blessed with three children namely, Vivian, Francisco and Patricio. His daughter Vivian is also a television host. The husband and wife are living a very prosperous life with their children. At the start of 2014, the man had an estimated net worth of $100 million. He stands to a height of five feet nine inches and has a great personality. He has attained 73 years of his age and still looks energetic. We can find his birthday celebration pictures on the internet as well.

Don is a very talented and determined man. His hard work has been honored with Hollywood Walk of Fame and Television Hall of Frame. In the Guinness World Records, his show has kept the record of longest running show in the world. He is associated in social welfare works as well. He runs a TV charity show entitled Teleton which helps physically challenged Chilean children. He is also associated with the US Mucaular Dystrophy Association.

The man of inspiration is a role model for the people of the world who want to make their career in the field of television. He has taught the world that we should identify our hidden potentials and move forward to make our dreams true. He ha won the hearts of millions of people around the world. His detailed bio can be found on many sites and he can also be followed on Facebook and Twitter.