Rafael Mercadante

Rafael is a Mexican actor, television host, singer and radio DJ who has worked in both Mexico and the United States. In the 1990s he was cast in soap operas such as El Manantial and El Privilegio de Amar, as well performing in films and plays. He later went on to host several television programs, and in 2007, won an Emmy Award after hosting “El Desfile de las Rosas” (The Rose Parade) for Univision, in Los Angeles, California.

From 2000 – 2002, he presented a Mexican radio program. La Pijama and has also produced three albums, with songs in the NorteƱo and Duranguense genres. In 2003, he joined the U.S. Spanish-language television network as a host and producer[1] where he was nominated for a “Revelacion Juvenil” (Young Revelation ) Award in the TVyNovelas Awards.