Marco Antonio Regil

Marco Antonio Regil (born December 29, 1969) is a Mexican television personality, public speaker and activist. As the host of the Spanish versions of Family Feud (100 mexicanos dijeron and 100 latinos dijeron), The Price Is Right (Atinale Al Precio), Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?, and Generation Gap (Recuerda y Gana), Regil is a constant fixture in Latin households.[1]

Marco Antonio Regil
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Marco Antonio Regil
Born (1969-12-29) December 29, 1969 (age 51)
OccupationTV Host, Actor, Producer, Public Speaker, Activist
Websitehttp://www.marcoantonioregil.com

In 2018, Telemundo announced Marco Antonio Regil as the host of the Spanish-language version of NBC's The Wall. The game show is set to premiere in 2020.

CareerEdit

Named as Reader's Digest's most trusted TV personality in Mexico,[2] Regil has used his expertise to become a central figure in America's emerging Spanish-language entertainment industry.

He has hosted the Mexican versions of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, The Price Is Right, and Zodiac's Beyond Boundaries, as well as the Teletón (Mexican National Telethon) for which he has raised over half a billion dollars. He is also the voice of Metro Man (played by Brad Pitt in the U.S.) in the Mexican release of Megamind.[1] A sought-after spokesman, has appeared in advertisements for such companies as McDonald's, H-E-B, Telmex and PepsiCo.

For his contributions in both Latin America and abroad, he was invited by United States President George W. Bush to host the Cinco de Mayo celebration in the White House in 2004.

ActivismEdit

As a political contributor to the Huffington Post, Regil has written on major issues from the 2016 Presidential election to environmental law, and other breaking news.[3]

In 2016, he joined forces with the Los Angeles Mayor's Office to launch their business portal website.[4] He gave financial lectures throughout Los Angeles and was honored for his efforts by Mayor Eric Garcetti.[5]

Awards and honorsEdit

  • 2016 – City of Los Angeles Certificate of Appreciation Presenter at LA Startup Business Tour Expo [5]
  • 2015 – PeTA Humanitarian of the Year [6]
  • 2010, 2014–2015 – Most Trusted Television Host- Mexico's Reader's Digest [2]
  • Mexico's No. 1 TV Host – The Price Is Right, Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?, Family Feud, Minute to Win It, and Mexican Telethon [7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Marco Antonio Regil". IMDb.
  2. ^ a b Mexico's Reader's Digest Awards Marco Antonio Regil With the 2014 Most Trusted Television Host Award. Accesswire.com (September 15, 2014). Retrieved on 2018-08-09.
  3. ^ Marco Antonio Regil | HuffPost. Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved on August 9, 2018.
  4. ^ Make More Money Without Punching Time Clock. KTLA (July 31, 2016). Retrieved on 2018-08-09.
  5. ^ a b LA Business Portal Launch Event! With Mayor Garcetti in Los Angeles, CA - Sep 14, 2016 5:30 PM | Eventful. Losangeles.eventful.com (September 14, 2016). Retrieved on 2018-08-09.
  6. ^ "An Extraordinary Night—35 Years in the Making".
  7. ^ Mexico's Reader's Digest Awards Marco Antonio Regil With the 2014 Most Trusted Television Host Award. Yahoo.com (September 15, 2014). Retrieved on 2018-08-09.

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