Quick Facts of Lesley Ann Machado

  • Full NameLesley Ann Machado
  • Net Worth$2 million
  • Date of Birth04 March, 1974
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceNew Jersey
  • Ethnicity Cuban-Spanish
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American
  • SpouseShalim Ortiz
  • EducationUniversity of New York
  • Children3
  • Horoscope Pisces

Lesley Ann is a famous TV Journalist and TV actress and a show host of HSN- the home shopping TV network. The famous TV star has so far tried every genre on TV and is successful with all of it.

So read our article till the end and know about her husband, salary, net worth, wiki, and all information that relates to her personal life and career choices, so let’s explore Lesley Ann‘s life-event in her bio.

Lesley Ann Machado Bio and Wiki

Lesley Ann is a famous TV actress born on 4th March 1974, in West New York, New Jersey, the USA with the birth sign of Pisces.

She belongs to Cuban-Spanish (Mapuche-caucasian) ethnicity and holds an American nationality. She is very fluent in the Spanish language besides English.

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Talking about her family background, she has an elder sister Ana Marlene Forte Machado who is an actress best-known as Marlene Forte. There is not much information about her family however it is known that she moved to Miami, Florida with her family when she was 21 years old.

Mentioning her education, Lesley attended Memorial High School at West New York but later transferred to North Bergen High School due to some of her personal reasons. Later on, she graduated from the University of New York taking Broadcast Journalism and Mass Communication as her core subject 1999.

Lesley Ann Career

Lesley Ann started her career as a host of a television series Control in 1994 from where she rose to fame. From the year 20012004, she worked as a host of What’s On which was an entertaining guide to everything on TV produced by TVGuide.com.

Lesley Ann also hosted a TV series Latin Access in the year 2002. Again she co-hosted The Movie Break in 2003 alongside Mike Siegel. Likewise, she was the host of TV Talk in 2004. For now, she is hosting the American Shopper program by Fine Living  Network since 2006.

Later in the year 2008, Lesley played the role of Misty Cort in the movie Wanna Be Me, directed by Dan Neira. She was co-hostess in a skin care system for Heidi Klum’s commercial In An Instant. Lesley was then seen as a part of the Rosetta Stone’s language learning software commercial.

Lesley Ann played the role of a reporter in a famous series Outlaw in 2010. She again played a similar role in the movie Goldberg P.I. in the year 2011 after which she joined HSN as a host. HSN and Univision Communication launched a shopping portal called Boutique Univision in 2013 where Lesley co-hosted alongside with Maggie Jimenez.

Lesley Ann Relationship

Lesley Ann Machado is a married woman married to a famous Puerto Rican singer Shalim Ortiz. She met him in 1997 and dated him for 6 months and parted ways after dating.

But when the universe is into making things happen for you, you can’t do anything but accept it! Likely, the long-separated duo again came in contact after 8 years and finally, the couple got married on July 19, 2008, in Santo Domingo.

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Reportedly Ann’s former husband and singer Shalim is 5 years younger than Lesley. They share 3 children altogether, Liam Michel Ortiz born in September 2008. The couple was blessed with twins on April 2015, Evan Ortiz and Nicholas Ortiz.

Lesley and Shalim were living happily with their children until the year 2017 but the couple filed for a divorce sighting irreconcilable differences and separated with a divorce on January 27, 2017.


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