Jackie Guerrido

Jackie Guerrido (born September 24, 1972 is a Puerto Rican television weather forecaster and journalist for Primer Impacto on Univision. She also is a TV host for “Despierta America en Domingo”

Guerrido was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she received her primary and secondary education. According to Guerrido, her mother was mistreated by her father, therefore Guerrido and her sister had to seek shelter together with their mother at the “Casa Protegida Julia de Burgos”, a domestic violence shelter in San Juan, when she was seven years old. After graduating from high school, she moved with her family to The Bronx borough of New York City.In 2004, Guerrido was named the “Good Will Ambassador” of the Puerto Rican Day Parade celebrated in New York City. She is the mother of two teenagers, Thomas and Adieny. On April 19, 2008, Jackie married reggaeton singer Don Omar in Puerto Rico. In 2010, Guerrido participated in Mira Quien Baila!, a reality show, which aired on Univision in the United States and is the American/Spanish-Speaking version of Dancing with the Stars.The show’s finale was on November 21, 2010 and Guerrido came in 2nd place, by popular vote, to Vadhir Derbez. Guerrido was awarded $10,000 dollars (US) which she donated to the “Casa Protegida Julia de Burgos”, a domestic violence shelter.

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