As the population of Canada rises every morning, they are treated to the smiling face of Dina Pugliese. Ever since Dina took over the Breakfast Television show from Liza Fromer in 2006, she has greeted Canadians around the world every morning without fail. A multi-talented TV personality, Dina has also worked in The Bynon Show and Toronto 1’s Toronto Today. She has also tried her hands as an entertainment reporter and host of The A-List and Star!’s Star! Daily. She has also appeared as a guest host in MuchMusic’s MuchMusic VJ Search and Citytv’s New Year’s Eve special from Nathan Phillips Square.
Who is Dina Pugliese?
Dina Pugliese was born on the 22nd of May 1974 in Toronto, Canada to Italian parents. As the middle child of the family, Dina was raised with her sisters Antoinette and Linda. A native of Woodbridge, Toronto the early life of Dina is relatively unknown. As a kid, Dina excelled amongst her peers and regularly participated in extracurricular activities. An alma mater of the York University, Dina has papers on Journalism and Mass Communications. A valedictorian of her class, Dina quickly moved onto reality television and hasn’t looked back since.
Career and Awards:
Dina began her career relatively early as the executive producer of the Global Television Network’s The Bynon Show and. Excelling in her field, Dina quickly moved on to broader fields and landed a job at the Toronto Today. Deciding to try her hands in the entertainment industry, Dina took on the role of a host for The A-List and Star!’s Star! Daily. Dina took over the role of co-host for the Breakfast Television in 2006. Ever since then, she has made appearances as a guest host in several shows. On the 17th of October 2011, it was announced that Dina would be the host of Canada’s Got Talent. Throughout her career, Dina has also been nominated for few awards including a Gemini Award nomination for Best Host in a Lifestyle/Practical Information or Performing Arts Program or Series in 2006.
Her exact net worth is yet to be determined, but rumors claim that it amounts to USD 3 million.
A happy married life:
Dina met her husband Alek Mirkovich in a bachelorette party for a friend. The pair quickly became friends and were soon dating. A quick thinker, Alek proposed to Dina within six months of dating and the pair were looking towards marriage. Alek is said to have proposed at the Niagra Lake, which makes it even more romantic. The pair officially got hitched on the 31st of July, 2003 at the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church. As of now, the pair don’t have any children and are enjoying a happy married life.
About Alek Mirkovich:
There is very little info about Alek as the couple seeks a private life. We do know that like Dina, Alek is an Italian born in Canada and also studied at the Humber College. Alek is a Graphic Designer by trade and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Campyn, a Toronto-based company that looks after e-mail marketing.