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Ilia Calderón Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Ilia Calderón Chamat
Place Of Birth
Choco, Colombia
51 years old
Birth Date
February 15 1972

Ilia Calderón Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Universidad de Antioquia
Net Worth
Current Partner
Eugene Jang
Anna Jang-Calderon

About Ilia Calderon

Ilia Calderón Chamat is a journalist from Colombia.

Ilia Calderón, who was born in Chocó, is presently an anchor and journalist for the news shows for Univision, a national television nightly program with Jorge Ramos. Ilia Calderón is well-known for her work on Telemundo, an American Spanish-language channel.

She has worked for numerous channels and has presented television series.

Ilia Calderon Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Ilia Calderon’s net worth?

Ilia Calderón has a net worth of $2.5 million. She earns from her job as a journalist and anchor for Univision.

How much does Ilia Calderon earn per year?

Ilia Calderón has a handsome amount as her salary from Univision for her job as a host and anchor. But the amount has not been disclosed by Ilia on social media.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Ilia Calderon?

Ilia Calderón stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (175 cm).

How old is Ilia Calderon?

Ilia is 50 years old as of December 2021. She still holds herself with dignity and presents the TV shows and news well.

Childhood And Education

Calderon has never disclosed much information about her parents or siblings since she prefers to keep her family life away from the glare of the media. All we know is that Ilia was born in Colombia in 1972.

Ilia studied social work at the Universidad de Antioquia. She originally appeared on the provincial station Teleantioquia, where she hosted many news shows. She has had a flourishing career to date.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Ilia Calderon's partner?

Ilia Calderón is married to Eugene Jang, and they have one child, Anna Jang-Calderon.

Eugene Jang, her husband, is a Korean physical therapist and an American citizen of Korean descent. The two had met after Calderón's trainer introduced them. They started dating in 2010 after becoming interested in one another.

In 2012, Ilia had their first child, a girl and expanded their family to three.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In 1998, Ilia made her national television debut on Noticiero CM&. She joined Telemundo after three years, where she anchored the weekend version of 'Noticiero Telemundo' as well as a section on the now-defunct morning show 'Cada Da Con Mara Antonieta'.

In March 2007, she departed Telemundo to anchor the weekend version of Univision 'Primer Impacto'. The initial host of 'Primer Impacto', Fernando del Rincon, was sacked in 2009, and Ilia became a regular co-host on the weekly version up to Friday of the show with Barbara Bermudo; the Saturday-Sunday edition was hosted by Satcha Pretto.

She was selected as a co-anchor of Univision's programe called 'Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna', in 2010. She co-anchoring 'Primer Impacto' at this time.

Pamela Silva Conde joined 'Primer Impacto' on June 3, 2011, replacing Ilia Calderón.

Ilia Calderon has worked with Univision for seven years. She is a successful anchor and journalist. After 2011, she continued to work on 'Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna'.

What awards has Ilia Calderon won?

Ilia Calderón received an Emmy award for her 2017 interview with Ku Klux Klan imperial wizard Christopher Barker. She made history when she took over for the previous co-anchor Maria Elena Salinas on Noticiero Univision in 2017.

Ilia was the first Afro-Latina, Colombian to anchor a daily primetime newscast for a major US television network.

Ilia Calderon’s Hobbies And Interests

Ilia Calderón likes to spend time with family in Miami.

Other Interesting Ilia Calderon Facts And Trivia

  • In 2005, she endured a successful uterine tumor removal procedure.
  • Ilia co-hosted the 11th Democratic Presidential Debate on CNN on March 15, 2020, alongside Dana Bash and Jake Tapper. She has been a successful anchor for such shows.

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