CELINES TORIBIO, was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and for the last 14 years has resided in New York City. In 1996 she graduated from Lehman College with a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications and a Minor in Theater.
A year before getting her degree, Celines started her first steps on Television. She worked as a host of several shows and entertainment segments for Univision Network from 1996-2001.
Her talent was also shown in network programs such as: Primer Impacto, Noticiero Univision and El Gordo Y La Flaca.
Thanks to her dedication and exposure on television, Celines has received a vast variety of awards from the community:
Godmother of The Dominican Parade of New York
ACE Awards 1999-Best T.V. Host
El Diario La Prensa Award-Woman of the Year 2002
Celines Toribio is one of the most well-known Hispanic personalities. Becoming a star who's shine has being presented in many popular network programs. NBC's show "Extra" recently highlighted Celines as one the most popular and beloved on-air talents for Latinos in the US. Telemundo's news magazine: "Al Rojo Vivo" Con Maria Celeste, have also shown Celines' charisma in several interviews coverage.
"Don Francisco Presenta" from Univision network recently named Celines as a Latin Pride for the Hispanic youth in USA.
Last year she presented to her audience her third swimsuit calendar, "CELINES 2004". Not only is this her most successful calendar to-date, it will also be her last as Celines seeks new challenges in the film industry. She concluded filming "Los Locos Tambien Piensan", An independent film where she plays the leading role that premiers nationally February 05'. She was the co-host of the most popular morning radio show in New York, "Coco y Celines" which aired on Univision Radio NY.
In 2002, Celines hosted her first English language television show called "Urban Latino". A half-hour entertainment show that aired on CBS Channel 2 New York. She is also the host of the very popular Major League Baseball show, "Sabor a Beisbol" which is produced by Major League Baseball and airs during the Baseball season in 32 Countries worldwide.
Her work and dedication in television and radio has ranked her among the top Latin entertainers in the industry.