Don Francisco Net Worth
Don Francisco was born on 28 December 1940, in Talca, Chile. What is Don Francisco’s net worth? The Chilean TV host, Don Francisco net worth is estimated to be $100 million dollars. He is a journalist, presenter, actor, talk show host and television producer. He hosted a variety of shows which were viewed by a lot of Spanish speaking people. He is best known for hosting the TV shows Sábado Gigante and Don Francisco Presenta. He also recorded a few albums.
Interesting Facts About Don Francisco
- Early Life:
Mario Luis Kreutzberger was born on December 28, 1940, in Talca, Chile to Anna and Erick Kreutzberger. He is better known by his stage name, Don Francisco. He travelled to New York to study to be a tailor but that did not work out for him as he spent most of his time watching TV.
- Personal Life:
In 1962, at the age of 22, he got married to Teresa Muchnik, with whom he has 3 children now.
There are many reasons why Don Francisco net worth is $100 million dollars. In 1962, he started a TV show named Sábados Gigantes. This show became an instant hit and had lasted over 53 years. Don Francisco interviewed many famous personalities in his TV shows, including Roberto Durán, Cristina Saralegui, Sussan Taunton, Charytín, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Gates and many others. Apart from this, his show launched the careers of famous entertainers, such as Lili Estefan, Sissi Fleitas etc. He got the chance to appear in the movie The 33.
He got the chance to host many popular television shows which helped to increase Don Francisco net worth. He hosted the Chilean version of ¿Quién merece ser millonario? ( which is based on Who wants to be a millionaire? ) , Deal or No Deal and Atrapa los Millones ( which is based on the American TV show Money Drop ).
He signed a multi-year deal with Telemundo. His first show on this network was named Don Francisco Te Invita, which was a huge success. Don Francisco got the chance to appear in the commercials for La Curaçao Department stores. He also appeared in the commercials for the Mexican telecom company Claro.
- His show Sábados Gigantes was titled the longest running show in the Guinness World Records. It had more than 2000 episodes.
- He received a lot of awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- On September 8, 2015, a street in New York was named after him as ‘ Don Francisco Boulevard.