Anne Igartiburu

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Anne Igartiburu
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Born Anne Igartiburu Verdes
(1969-02-16) February 16, 1969 (age 48)
Elorrio, Biscay, Spain
Occupation Presenter, Actress
Spouse(s) Igor Yebra (m. 2004; div. 2006)
Ignacio Lorda (2012-2015)
Children Noa
Carmen
Nicolás

Anne Igartiburu Verdes (born 16 February 1969 in Elorrio, Biscay, Spain) is a Spanish Basque television presenter and actress.

Biography[edit]

She studied Industrial Marketing. She started working in the local television of Mondragón in 1993. She then worked in Euskal Telebista, and later in Telecinco, hosting Una pareja feliz alongside Antonio Hidalgo in the 1994-1995 season.

Since 1997, Igartiburu has presented daily celebrity news programme Corazón on TVE, except for a period in 2012-2013 when she presented daily infotainment show +Gente. From 2005 to 2009 she hosted the Spanish adaptation of Dancing with the Stars (¡Mira quién baila!). In 2006 she hosted the special show Gala 50 años de TVE, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of TVE, alongside Laura Valenzuela and Paula Vázquez.[1]

Since 2005, Igartiburu has presented the annual New Year's Eve celebration broadcast for TVE live from Madrid's Puerta del Sol. Igartiburu has also been associated with the Eurovision Song Contest: she was the Spanish spokesperson in the 2002, 2003 and 2004 contests, and she hosted the Spanish national final in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Personal life[edit]

She was married to ballet dancer Igor Yebra from 2004 to 2006. Igartiburu has two adopted daughters, Noa (born 2000 in India) and Carmen (born 2011 in Vietnam). In 2015, she married conductor Pablo Heras-Casado.[2] On 13 June 2016 she gave birth to their first baby son, Nicolás.

Filmography[edit]

Television presenter
Year TV program Notes
1993 Boulevard
1994-1995 Una pareja feliz With Antonio Hidalgo.
1994 Vamos a montar el Belén
1995 La gran oportunidad With Patxi Alonso.
1996 Hau da marka With Klaudio Landa.
1997 El imperdible
Maridos y mujeres With Alonso Caparrós.
1997-2012, 2013–present Corazón
2005-2009 ¡Mira quién baila!
2005-present New Year's Eve celebration yearly broadcast for TVE With a yearly co-host.
2010 Destino Oslo, La Gala de Eurovisión 2010
Cántame cómo pasó
Un beso y una flor
2011 Destino Eurovisión
2012 Eurovisión:Pastora Soler
2012-2013 +Gente
2014 Mira quién va a Eurovisión
2016 Objetivo Eurovisión
Actress
Year Film Role Director
1996 Adiós tiburón Elena Carlos Suárez
Menos que cero Radio journalist Ernesto Talleria
1997 Suerte Amaia Ernesto Talleria
2003 El lápiz del carpintero Izarne Antón Reixa
2009 Zorion perfektua Ainhoa Jabi Elortegi

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La gala del 50º aniversario de TVE fue seguida por 4.800.000 espectadores, un 34% de la audiencia", rtve.es; accessed 16 April 2014 (in Spanish).
  2. ^ "Anne Igartiburu se casa en secreto", El País; accessed 1 December 2015 (in Spanish).

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