Biografía de Raúl González
Raúl González is co-host of “Despierta América,” Univision Network’s No. 1 rated three-hour live morning news and entertainment program.
Born in Caracas, Venezuela, González launched his entertainment career at the early age of seven. Later on, he participated in the creation of the children’s television show “Chamokrópolis.” This popular program eventually changed networks and, under Gonzalez’ guidance, became “Supercrópolis” turning into an even bigger hit among children. Throughout his career in Venezuela, González received many of the country’s most prestigious awards.
After relocating to the United States, González was chosen to be the principle host of the Latin American tour of “La Gran Aventura” (The Grand Adventure) for the Discovery Kids Latin America/Iberia cable network. The show later also appeared on Nickelodeon.
González also worked on radio as co-host of the popular Spanish-language show “Sobre Ruedas” (On Wheels) on WQBA 1140 AM, as well as “Las Tardes Calientes” (The Hot Afternoon) on 107.5 AMOR-FM where he distinguished himself with his popular celebrity impersonations. He also enjoyed critical success writing, producing, and starring in the original musical stage production “Visa para un Sueño” (Visa for a Dream).
González recently participated as an actor and producer for the play “Gordura de mi Vida” (Fat of My Life), a one man show comedy based on his struggle with being overweight. He also was the executive producer for the internationally recognized play “Los Monólogos de la Vagina” (Vagina Monologues), which was ran for the first time in Spanish for the Miami market.
Furthermore, González was voted Best 2010 TV Host by People en Español, Best TV Host 2010 by the Miami Life Awards, and was also named one of the most influential Latinos in Miami.