Lilian Garcia

by John Max 30 Jan,2017
Lilian Garcia
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 7 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Lilián Annette Garcia
  • Birth Place Puerto Rico
  • Famous Name Lilian Garcia
  • Net Worth $5.1 million
  • Salary $220,000
  • Nationality Spanish
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Working For WWE
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Chris Jozeph (m. 2009)
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children N/A

Lilián Annette Garcia simply known as Lilian Garcia is a Spanish born American retired ring announcer widely recognized for her stint with WWE. Also a singer, she has released two albums: My Time and ¡Quiero Vivir! till the date.

 

Lilian Garcia, 52,  has married twice in her life. Currently, she resides in Los Angeles, California, with her second/present husband, Christopher Jozeph.  As of 2019, her net worth is approximately $5 million. 

Lilian Garcia Net Worth

Not to mention, Lilian Garcia is a familiar face of the top-rated show, Monday Night Raw. According to the source, the annual salary of the WWE ring announcer is reported to be $550,000 in 2018.  

Apart, she is also active in the music industry since 2007. Till the date, she has released two albums which have added the tremendous sum to her net worth.

As of 2019, her net worth is approximately $5 million.

Lilian Garcia Personal Life

Lilian Garcia was previously married but has since divorced. She has shared less to no information about her ex-husband.

Later, she tied the knot with her second husband, Christopher Jozeph, on September 28, 2009.  she often posts adorable pictures with him in her official socials. 

 
 
 
 
 
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?? my hubby who comes out with me to all my events and supports me to the moon ?? . #grateful #husbandandwife

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Besides, there is no information about her past affairs or boyfriend. 

On March 17, 2007, Garcia suffered a knee injury in heavy snow while skiing in Killington, Vermont, incurring a torn anterior cruciate ligament. 

On 6th November 2009, she nearly got robbed during the New York Yankees' 2009 World Series ticker-tape parade. She stated that a "punk kid" came up to her and tried to snatch her phone. When Garcia wouldn't surrender the phone, the assaulter threw her to the ground and ran away. Following that incident, she suffered a scraped elbow.

On 26th October 2012, Garcia was hit by a car in Los Angeles, causing various injuries on the left side of her body. Doctors immobilized her neck, after which she was told to be in a stable condition. Later, two days she was released from the hospital. 

Lilian Garcia Early Life

Lilian Garcia was born as Lilian Annette Garcia on August 19 in 1966, in Madrid, Spain.  Her star sign is. As per nationality, she holds both Spanish and American nationality. 

She spent the first eight years of her life in Spain due to her father’s employment with the American Embassy and was enrolled on an American military base, leading her to describe herself as a “military brat”.

Had a keen interest in music since her childhood,  Garcia began singing in local clubs as a teen after moving to the U.S from Spain.

Furthermore, she is fluent in English and Spanish. Later, she relocated to the United States, where Garcia graduated from Irmo High School in Columbia, South Carolina. Further, she went on to attend the University of South Carolina.

Lilian Garcia Professional Life

Early career

In the early '90s, Garcia served in the morning show on radio station WYYS, "YES 97" in Columbia, South Carolina alongside Chuck Finley. later she had her own drive time show.  Not only this, but she was a VJ in Atlanta, Georgia for WTLK-TV.

Furthermore, was a top ten finalist in the Miss South Carolina beauty pageant.

Wrestling Career

in 1999, García was hired by the World Wrestling Federation as a ring announcer, debuting on 23rd August in an episode of Raw is War in Ames, Iowa.

On February 11, 2000, at a house show in Denver, Colorado, she sang the national anthem of the United States of America for the first time. Impressed with her play, Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon then had Garcia sing the anthem every week before Raw.

On September 13, 2001, Following the September 11 attacks, Garcia sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" episode of SmackDown!, earning a standing ovation.

in 2005, García took part in her first major Diva publication with the release of the Divas 2005 swimsuit magazine and related DVD Viva Las Divas of the WWE.

In addition to announcing on Raw as well as pay-per-view matches, Garcia also announced on WWE Superstars, debuting on April 23, 2009. Later five months, in an episode of Raw from Little Rock, Arkansas, Jerry Lawler announced to the live audience that it was her final night with WWE. 

The ultimate match she announced live featured Big Show, Randy Orton, and  Chris Jericho,  taking on the team of Mark Henry, John Cena, and Montel Vontavious Porter though a match between Primo and Chris Masters was taped earlier that evening and aired later 3 days later on WWE Superstars, marking her concluding TV appearance.

In 2011, she returned to WWE as a full-time ring announcer and served till 2016. Furthermore, she appeared as a part-time appearance until 2018.

Singing Career

in October 2002, García's debut single, Shout, debuted at No. 69 on the Billboard Hot 100. Later three years, she started work on a solo album with Grammy award-winning record producer Tim Mitchell and George Noriega, who worked with multi-platinum artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, and Ricky Martin.

After leaving WWE in September 2009, García started work on a follow-up album. On 14th June 2014, she performed her first show. 

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