Ana Maria Braga

Ana Maria Braga Maffeis (born 1 April 1949) is a Brazilian television presenter and journalist.[1]

Ana Maria Braga
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Braga in 2016
Born
Ana Maria Braga Maffeis

(1949-04-01) 1 April 1949 (age 73)
Citizenship
  • Brazil
  • Italy
Alma materSão Paulo State University
Occupation
  • Television presenter
  • journalist
Years active1961–present
Notable workMais Você
Spouse(s)
Eduardo de Carvalho
(m. 1980; div. 1992)

Carlos Madrulha
(m. 1997; div. 2002)

Johnny Lucet
(m. 2020; div. 2021)
Children2
Websiteanamariabraga.com.br

Early life and educationEdit

Braga was born on April 1, 1949, the daughter of the Italian Natale Giuseppe Maffeis and the Brazilian Lourdes Braga. She graduated with degrees in biology and zoology at the São Paulo State University in São José do Rio Preto.[2] She also holds Italian citizenship through her father.[3]

CareerEdit

Braga started her career in journalism working on the news program Rede Tupi de Notícias at Rede Tupi. She later worked at Editora Abril as a commercial director for fashion magazines such as Cláudia. She attained national recognition at Rede Record, where she presented the morning show Note e Anote and the talk show Programa Ana Maria Braga.

Since 1999, she has presented the variety program Mais Você at Rede Globo, which was co-hosted with a parrot puppet named Louro José until the death of his puppeteer Tom Veiga on November 1, 2020.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

In 2020, she married the French businessman Johnny Lucet in her own home of São Paulo.[4]

FilmographyEdit

 
Braga interviews president Dilma Rousseff on the program Mais Você in 2011.

TelevisionEdit

Presenter
Special participations

CinemaEdit

  • 2001 - Xuxa e os Duendes - Zinga
  • 2002 - Xuxa e os Duendes 2 - No Caminho das Fadas - Zinga
  • 2013 - As Aventuras de Crô - herself

RecordingsEdit

Solo
  • 2003: Sou Eu
Special guest
  • 2005: "Na Trilha do Amor" on Fábio Júnior's Mais de 20 e Poucos Anos

BooksEdit

  • 2009: Mais Você 10 Anos
  • 2010: À Espera dos Filhos da Luz - fiction
  • 2011: Dicas de Quase Tudo
  • 2011: Chef em Casa
  • 2011: Mais Você: Viagens e Receitas Internacionais
  • 2012: A Cozinha Rápida

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biografia". Folha Online (in Portuguese). Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "ANA MARIA BRAGA". Memória Globo (in Portuguese). Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  3. ^ "Ana Maria Braga". Memória Globo (in Portuguese). August 9, 2008. Retrieved March 1, 2021.
  4. ^ "Ana Maria Braga se casa com Johnny Lucet em cerimônia íntima". G1 (in Portuguese). February 10, 2020. Retrieved March 1, 2021.

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