Daniel Matamala Bio, Net Worth, Age, Wife, Family, Height, Career

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Daniel Matamala

Facts About Daniel Matamala

Celebrated Name Daniel Matamala
Age 44 Years
Nick Name Daniel
Birth Name Daniel Ignacio Matamala Thomsen
Birth Date 1978-05-24
Gender Male
Profession Journalist
Birth Nation Chile
Nationality Chilean
Place Of Birth Valdivia
Horoscope Gemini
Ethnicity Chilean-White
Father Roberto Ignacio Matamala Elorz
Mother Rosmarie Thomsen Binder
University Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC) School of Journalism, Columbia University
Marital Status Married
Wife Blanca Lewinis
Son Eloy
Net Worth $1 Million - $5 Million
Source of Wealth Journalism Career
Salary Between $100K-$500K.
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Light Brown
Body Type Average
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Daniel Matamala is a Chilean journalist who is famous for his work on CNN Chile. He worked on "Canal 13" (2000-2011) where he is widely recognized as the newsreader and the presenter of political and current affairs programs. At present, he is the anchor face of CNN Chile and Chilevisión, where he hosts Primera Edición, Chilevisión Noticias, CNN Prime and Ciudadanos. Furthermore, he has written several books on the politics of Chile including Los Reyes Desnudos and Poderoso Caballero. His career as a journalist started with the Channel 13 network in 2000. He then joined CNN Chile in August of 2012. He has won the APES Award for the Best Interviewer in 2011 and the Journalism of Excellence award from Alberto Hurtado University in 2011. 

What is Daniel Matamala Known For?

  • Being a journalist and host for radio FM. 
  • For his work with the Channel 13 network and with CNN Chile where he hosts the programs First Edition CNN Prime, as well as Ciudadanos. 

What is Daniel Matamala Nationality?

Daniel Matamala took birth on 24th May 1978 with the born name of Daniel Ignacio Matamala Thomsen. As per her birth date, her zodiac sign is Gemini. He is from Valdivia, Chile. He holds Chilean nationality. By ethnicity, he is Chilean-White. His present age is 43 as of 2021. He was born to his father, Roberto Ignacio Matamala Elorz, and his mother, Rosmarie Thomsen Binder.  

Regarding his education, he completed his primary education at the German Institute in the cities of Valdivia and Osorno. Next, he joined the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC) School of Journalism. From the year 2011 to 2012, he completed a MA at Columbia University.

Daniel Matamala Career Timeline

  • Matamala started his career at "Canal 13" in 2000.
  • In 2004, he was a reporter for the station's Press Department, and next, he took over as editor of Politics and Economy. 
  • Also, he was in charge of programs such as "Hora de infidentes" and "Réplica".
  • After then, he became the co-host of the "Efecto Dominó" program, first with Mauricio Hofmann (2007−2008) and later with Macarena Puigrredón (2009). 
  • He presented "Telenoche", the nightly edition of the newscast "Teletrece" from the year 2008 to 2011.


  • Since 2009, he hosted the newscast for Canal 13 Cable, Telenoche C, and Chile debate. 
  • In March 2011, he left the channel's nightly newscast, and then he went on to host the daytime program "Teletrece Tarde". 
  • In addition, he became a current affairs panelist on the morning show "Bienvenidos". 
  • On 29th July 2011, he left his jobs at "Canal 13" and "Sonar FM". 
  • On 20th August 2012, he joined CNN Chile leading CNN Prime. 
  • Also, he has presented the programs "Primera Edición" and "Ciudadanos".
  • In May 2017, he began to participate as a panelist on the "Tolerancia Cero" program and also participated in "Aquí está Chile".
  • Since 2017, he has hosted "Meridiano 95.3" on Radio 95.3 FM.
  • Moreover, he has hosted "Sonar Informativo" on Radio Sonar FM.
  • In February 2018, he joined Radio Infinita for a few months, where he hosted "Quien lo diri"a. 

Who is Daniel Matamala Wife?

Daniel Matamala is a married man. He tied a knot with his beautiful wife,  Blanca Lewin who is an actress by profession. They married in the year 2020 after being in seven years of relationship. They also had a son in 2016: Eloy. Since 2013, they are together. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Previously, on 12th February 2011, he married Pascale Fuentes (journalist). They later got split in early 2012. 

Daniel Matamala and his wife, Blanca Lewin

Source: @instagram.com/daniel_m_t

How much is Daniel Matamala Net Worth?

As of 2022, the net worth of Daniel Matamala is estimated to have between in the range of $1 Million - $5 Million. His main source of income is from journalism career. Being a journalist and host for CNN Chile, Canal 13, Chilevisión, Primera Edición, Chilevisión Noticias, CNN Prime, Ciudadanos, and more; surely he has made a huge amount of money. His exact salary is still to get revealed yet but there is no doubt that he is making his salary between $100K-$500K. 

How tall is Daniel Matamala?

Daniel Matamala is a cool and handsome man with the perfect height matching with his body weight. His hair color is dark brown and his eye color is light brown. His body type is average. His exact body size is still to get disclosed yet. 

Did You Know?

  • Daniel Ignacio Matamala Thomsen is his birth name.
  • From 2000 to 2011, Matamala worked on Canal 13.
  • From 2011 to 2012, Matamala completed a MA at the Columbia University.
  • Matamala was also the co-host of the Efecto Dominó program.
  • Since 2017, he has hosted Meridiano 95.3 on Radio 95.3 FM and also has hosted Sonar Informativo on Radio Sonar FM from Canal 13.