Don Francisco

Television Personality

Don Francisco Bio

Who is Don Francisco

Mario Luis Kreutzberger Blumenfeld, better known by his stage name, Don Francisco, is a Chilean television host, and a popular personality on the Univision network reaching Spanish-speaking viewers in the United States.

Early Life (Childhood)

"Don Francisco" was born to Erick Kreutzberger and Anna Blumenfeld Neufeld, German Jewish immigrants. As a youth, he traveled to New York to study to be a tailor, but he spent most of the time watching TV.

Interesting Facts

Don Francisco is a Chilean television host who has a net worth of $100 million. He adopted the name of "Don Francisco" which came from one of the characters he had created and impersonated as Mario Kreutzberger is hard to pronounce and recall.

Personal Life

Don Francisco has been married to Teresa Mutchnick since 1963. They have three childrens; a daughter Vivi Kreutzberger,and two sons Francisco Kreutzberger,and Patricio Kreutzberger.


Don Francisco has received numerous awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His show is the world's longest running TV variety show, according to Guinness World Records.


In 2003 April Fool's Day, a rumor that Kreutzberger had died surfaced around the New York and New Jersey area. Although the rumor was proved false, many of his fans went into panic shock.