Jose Diaz-Balart Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, NBC News, Net Worth, Salary

Jose Diaz-Balart (José Díaz-Balart Caballero) is a Cuban-American host/anchor working for NBC News. He joined the station in November 2015

Jose Diaz-Balart Biography

Jose Diaz-Balart (José Díaz-Balart Caballero) is a Cuban-American host and anchor working for NBC News. He joined the station in November 2015 and serves as an anchor on NBC Nightly News Saturday.  On September 7, 2021, he stepped down as anchor of the weeknight editions of Noticias Telemundo

Jose Diaz-Balart Education

After graduating from high school and earning his DIploma in General Education, he had to further his education. He joined the New College of Florida to pursue his course. After completing his studies there, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science and History.

Jose Diaz-Balart Career

Díaz-Balart is an anchor and host at NBC News. He anchors NBC Nightly News Saturday. Díaz-Balart stepped down as anchor of the weeknight editions of Noticias Telemundo on September 7, 2021. Currently, he anchors a new 10 A.M. show called José Díaz-Balart Reports, on MSNBC. He will also continue to anchor breaking news and special events coverage for Telemundo and host monthly specials. Prior to joining NBC News, he worked for NBC Universal as a journalist and for CBS News as a news anchor.

He worked in radio prior to transitioning to television news. During his time working as the anchor of a new Telemundo morning program called Esta Manana, he interviewed a wide range of news-makers, including political leaders and candidates for president. Díaz-Balart has interviewed every U.S. president from Ronald Reagan’s time. In 2003, he returned to English-language TV where he landed an opportunity to work for WTVJ in Miami as a news anchor. Diaz-Balart moderated the Democratic Town Hall with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, in Las Vegas Nevada on February 18, 2016. In addition to that, he co-moderated the first Democratic Presidential Debates on NBC and Telemundo on June 26 and 27 of 2019.

Jose Diaz-Balart Age

Diaz-Balart is 62 years old as of 2022. He was born on November 7, 1960, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United State. Diaz-Balart celebrates his birthday on November 7 every year.

Jose Diaz-Balart Height

Diaz-Balart stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches.

Jose Diaz-Balart
Jose Diaz-Balart

Jose Diaz-Balart Family

Diaz-Balart was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and raised in Madrid, Spain. His family left Cuba in 1959. He was raised by his father Rafael Díaz-Balart y Gutiérrez, who is a former Cuban politician, and his mother Hilda Caballero Brunet. Diaz-Balart was brought up along with his three brothers, Rafael Díaz-Balart who are a banker, Mario Díaz-Balart who is a  U.S. representative, and attorney, and Lincoln Díaz-Balart who is a former U.S. representative. In addition to that, his aunt, Mirta Diaz-Balart was the first wife of Fidel Castro therefore Fidel Castro Jr. (Fidelito) was his first cousin. His uncle, Waldo Diaz-Balart is an internationally recognized painter.

Jose Diaz-Balart Wife

Diaz-Balart is married to his better half Brenda. Together they are blessed with two daughters, Katrina Diaz-Balart, and Sabrina Diaz-Balart.

Jose Diaz-Balart Net Worth

Diaz-Balart has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a host and anchor.

Jose Diaz-Balart Salary

Diaz-Balart earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.


Diaz-Balart has received several awards and honors throughout his career including five national Emmys for his work with Telemundo Network as the 2020-2021 Outstanding Newscast Anchor. While working for WTVJ-TV in Miami, he won two SunCoast Emmy awards. In the 1980s, he received four Hispanic Excellence in Journalism Awards and Associated Press Awards. Hispanic Business Magazine named him one of the “100 most influential people in the U.S.,” and Media 100 named him the best news anchor three times and has also received a Du Pont and Peabody.

In 2010, the National Academy of Television Sciences recognized him with the Silver Circle Award. He was named GQ Magazine’s Best International Journalist in 2017. Multichannel News and Broadcasting & Cable presented him with the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Hispanic Television at the 10th Annual Hispanic Television Summit, produced by Schramm Marketing in 2012. Furthermore, the multicultural Media Correspondents Association in Washington DC awarded him with the TV Broadcast Journalist Award in 2022.

Jose Diaz-Balart NBC News

Diaz-Balart works at NBC News where he works alongside other famous NBC News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Chuck Todd
  2. Hoda Kotb
  3. Al Roker
  4. Carson Daly
  5. Lester Holt
  6. Seth Meyers
  7. Lilly Singh
  8. Peter Alexander
  9. Somara Theodore
  10. Kate Snow
  11. Andrea Mitchell
  12. Garrett Haake
  13. Kelly O’Donnell
  14. Mike Memoli
  15. Marianna Sotomayor
  16. Geoff Bennett
  17. Josh Lederman
  18. Morgan Radford
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