Manuel Bojorquez

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Manuel Bojorquez is an American journalist, best known for his work as correspondent on CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell. He is also popular as a correspondent in the news talk show, CBS This Morning. Recently, he appeared on CBS This Morning: Saturday in 2019.


Manuel Bojorquez was born in around 1980s in El Salvador, San Salvador, United States. Later, he and his family moved to South Central Los Angeles where he spent his childhood. Bojorquez holds an American nationality and his ethnicity is Caucasian white. 

From a tender age, he developed a strong passion for reading and writing. During his school and college time, he did presentations as well. He also holds a bachelors in mass communication from the University of South Carolina.

Career as a Newscaster

Manuel Bojorquez started his career as a newscaster at KESQ network in Palm Springs, California in 2000. Later, he worked for KNXV and WSB network from 2005 to 2011.

Bojorquez made his debut on the American news talk show, CBS This Morning in 2012, where he worked with Tony Dokoupil and David Begnaud on the show. Moreover, he appeared on CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley in 2014.

Marital Status

Manuel Bojorquez isn't married and has no wife until now. He prefers to keep his personal life from the eyes of the media. So, there are no records of his past and present relationship affairs as of now.

Currently, Bojorquez is busy working on his career while achieving his dreams. But if there is anything related about his love life or soul mate, we would like to inform you as first.


Manuel hasn't faced any controversies and rumors regarding his personal life and career. So, he is free of rumors and controversies.

Salary & Net Worth

Manuel Bojorquez's assets is expected to be worth $500 Thousand similar to Michael Cordray. His annual salary is in the range of $150 Thousand to $200 Thousand which he receives from the CBS Evening News.

Photo of Manuel Bojorquez
Manuel Bojorquez gave a stunning pose for a photo shoot on CBS News.                            Source: CBS News

Bojorquez is active in the news industry and there are some new projects where we could see him in the upcoming days. Undoubtedly, his income will surely increase along with his thriving career. So, he is living a quality life relishing a hefty sum of wealth from his profession.

Social Media Presence

Manuel Bojorquez is active on social media and has a huge number of fan following on his social accounts.

Manuel Bojorquez with his colleague and dear friend.
Manuel Bojorquez with his colleagues at the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Hall of Fame on 8th September 2019.                       Source: Twitter

Recently, Bojorquez attended the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Hall of Fame with his colleagues on 8th September 2019.

Devalued Venezuelan Currency

Recently in February 2019, Manuel talked about the condition of the Venezuelan currency and used the term devalued  to describe the currency.

On his Instagram, he posted the photo of the bundle of Venezuelan currency and captioned:

To understand how devalued Venezuelan currency is ... this was payment for lunch for four, roughly 30 bucks #venezuela

Image: Venezuelan money required for the lunch of 4 people Source:

The caption meant that lunch for 4 people would cost around 30 bucks i.e. 612,060.00 VES (Venezuelan Bolivar) while the minimum daily income of the people there is 26,583 bolivars. 


Manuel Bojorquez was diagnosed with blood cancer in his early youth. In 2015, Bojorquez beat cancer through a chemotherapy. In one of his Twitter post, he is seen as a cancer patient on right hand side and his photo before facing the disease.

Manuel Bojorquez Then and Now.
Manuel Bojorquez photo when he was a cancer patient (R) and as a young boy (L).                     Source: Twitter

As of now, Manuel is fit and fine and working smoothly on his way. Currently, he resides in Miami, Florida with his family.

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