Ana Maria Polo Net Worth 2020, Bio, Relationship, and Career Updates.
Ana María Polo, better known as la Dra. Polo, is the host of the Telemundo show “Caso Cerrado,” the 1st Spanish language program that was nominated for a Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award.
She was born on April 11, 1959, in Havana, Cuba.
At a young age, due to disagreements with the newly established communist regime, Ana Maria said goodbye to everything she knew and moved to the US, where she went on to graduate from high school.
Polo also graduated with a degree in political science from Florida International University and a Ph.D. in law from the University of Miami.
In 2005, “Sala de Parejas” became “Caso Cerrado con la Dra. Ana Maria Polo” (Case Closed with Dr. Ana Maria Polo), a program highlighting lawsuits and legal situations.
According to sources, when Polo was 19, she married a man 10 years older than her. His identity is unknown to the media, however, the marriage eventually ended in divorce soon after they lost a baby. She has not remarried, but has a son named Peter, whom she reportedly adopted and raised alone, and the details of whom haven’t been disclosed to the media.
In 2003, Polo was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer, which resulted in the loss of her ovaries, her right breast and the thyroid gland. She has since been involved in holding speeches and fundraisers for research into cancer.
Speaking about her relationship status, Polo made headlines after a report appeared in a Mexican tabloid magazine, claiming that she is in a relationship with her personal assistant and executive producer of “Caso Cerrado”, Marlene Kay.
Upon graduation, Polo became a member of Florida Bar and began exercising her profession in Miami-Dade County, working as a family mediator in various cases, ranging from divorce, adoptions and custodies to domestic violence. She also worked for the law firm, Emmanuel Perez & Associates, P.A. in Coral Gables, Florida.
Since 2001 she has served as the arbiter in the reality TV series “Caso Cerrado”, a popular show which has played a major role in influencing her fame.
In addition, Polo has also served as a family lawyer expert for other TV shows, such as “Maria Laria Talk Show”, “Despierta America”, “El Show de Cristina” and “America en Vivo”, and worked on the CMQ Angel Martin radial show. She’s also written articles on various family issues for the electronic magazine Obsidiana.com.
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