Nothing entirely stands out than a journalist who is not only eloquent but also versatile. That is precisely the kind of journalist that Korina Sanchez is. She is a renowned journalist who has hosted multiple notable television programs. Some of these include Morning Girls with Kris and Korina, Isyu 101, Magandang Umaga Po, TV Patrol, Balitang K, and Rated K. Her excellence in the journalism industry has made her be ranked among the most successful journalists in the Philippines.
Korina Sanchez has been in the journalism industry for decades now, and her transformation over the years is simply remarkable. She has evolved to become one of the most stylish and loved hosts and news anchors in the country. She is an inspiration for most millennials who are looking to venture into the journalism industry.
Korina Sanchez profile summary
- Full name: Korina Maria Sanchez-Roxas
- Birthplace: Victoria, British Hong Kong, China
- Birthday: 5 October 1964
- Birth sign: Libra
- Age: 55 years old
- Nationality: Filipino
- Profession: Journalist
- Net worth: $5 million
- Parents: Celia and Ramon Sanchez, Sr.
- Siblings: Mickey, E.G., Milano, and the late Ramon, Jr.
- Spouse: Mar Roxas
- Children: Pilar and Pepe
- Step-son: Paolo
Korina Sanchez bio
She is an award-winning Filipina broadcast journalist, newspaper columnist, radio anchor, senior field correspondent, TV news anchor, and a magazine show host. She was born on 5th of October in 1964 in Victoria, British Hong Kong, China. Korina Sanchez real name is Korina Maria Sanchez-Roxas.
Korina Sanchez parents are the late Celia and Ramon Sanchez, Sr. Celia is reported to have been an interior designer, while Ramon was the-then general manager of the Ambassador Hotel located in Hong Kong. Her parents passed away a few months apart from each other when her mother was sixty-two years old, and her father was eighty-five years old.
Korina Sanchez birthday is celebrated every year on the 5th of October, and as of the writing of this piece in 2019, Korina Sanchez age is 55 years. Korina Sanchez siblings are Mickey, E.G., Milano, and the late Ramon, Jr. Ramon Jr. passed away when he was nineteen years old due to leukemia.
For her secondary and elementary education, Sanchez went to St. Theresa’s College, located in Quezon City. She then went to Miriam College, which was initially known as Maryknoll College, where she graduated with a Communication Arts degree.
Sanchez performed very well in her college courses that entailed creative writing, speech, and thesis writing. She was an active volleyball player back in her high school years. Besides that, she enjoyed singing, public speaking, and indulging in theatre work.
Korina Sanchez husband
She is married to Mar Roxas. The two lovebirds tied the knot in October 2009. Korina Sanchez wedding was held in Quezon City. Mar Roxas is a Filipino politician who used to be the Secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government.
Korina Sanchez children
Sanchez and Roxas have been married for a long time now. Their fans have been eagerly waiting for the lovebirds to welcome a child together. An excited Korina took to her Instagram in early 2019 to announce the arrival of her twin babies born by a surrogate from the couple’s embryos.
She posted a picture of the feet of her twins accompanied by the caption:
I think if you believe hard enough, the miracle you most want can come true. Announcing the arrival of our little boy and little girl. We're thinking of names. Any suggestions? Jack and Jill? Sonny and Cher? MariKor and KoriMar? Daniel and Kathryn? Did you ever think it could still happen for me? I never stopped believing.
She and her husband welcomed an adorable little girl and a bouncing little boy. The boy is said to have arrived first at five pounds and four ounces. After one and a half hours had passed, the adorable boy was joined by his beautiful fraternal twin sister weighing four pounds and twelve ounces.
The twins' names are Pilar and Pepe. She also has a stepson known as Paolo, who is the son to Mar Roxas and former beauty queen Maricar Zaldariagga.
She started her career at the age of nineteen as an editorial assistant. Later on, she became a news weather girl and an hourly newsbreak announcer. She has starred in numerous ABS-CBN TV programs such as Magandang Umaga Po, Hoy Gising!, Morning Girls with Kris and Korina, Magandang Umaga, Isyu 101, Options, TV Patrol, Bandila, Balitang K, Rated K, and Harapan.
Sanchez maintains that prior to being a news anchor, she was first a writer. She has written for various magazines such as People Asia Magazine, The Philippine Star, Manila Times, and many more.
Her incredible work on television, print, and radio has seen her win won multiple awards. Some of these include the 2013 Outstanding Radio Anchor award during the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Awards, and the 2016 Best Magazine Show Host award during the 30th PMPC Star Awards for Television.
Currently, she is the Chief Correspondent for the Integrated News and Current Affairs Division of ABS-CBN Corporation, cable TV ANC, and AM radio DZMM.
Korina Sanchez net worth
It is undeniable that Sanchez has a very successful career. According to celebritynetworth.com, she has a net worth of $5 million.
Korina Sanchez latest news
She recently made headlines after posting pictures on her Instagram showing her celebrating her birthday with her adorable children Pilar and Pepe, and her husband Mar Roxas. Initially, it was reported that she wanted to celebrate her special day alone in the Maldives. However, she changed her mind and opted to celebrate with her family.
Korina Sanchez is a famous Filipino journalist who has managed to bag so many awards due to her incredible work. She has a very successful career and personal life since she is the mother of two adorable twin children by the name of Pepe and Pilar.