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Walter Mercado

Walter Mercado

Facts of Walter Mercado

Full Name: Walter Mercado
Birth Date: March 8, 1932
Age: 89 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Actor,,Dancer, Writer
Horoscope: Pisces
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
WifeMariette Detotto
Net Worth$4Million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlacePonce, Puerto Rico
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican and Puerto Rican
EthnicityWhite
FatherJosé María Mercado
MotherAída Salinas
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Actor, dancer, and writer, Walter Mercado well – known as a television personality for his shows as an astrologer. Also, he is popular for his stage name Shanti Ananda. 

Where was Walter Mercado born?

On 9 March 1932 , Walter Mercado was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. His full name was Walter Mercado Salinas. As of now, he is 87 years old at the time of his death. He was born under the star sign of Pisces. Her father’s name is  José María Mercado whereas her mother’s name is Aída Salinas.

His father is from  San Germán, Puerto Rico. Similarly, her mother is from Catalonia, Spain. However, he has not disclosed the information regarding his siblings. It seems that he might be a single child of his parents. His childhood days were very wonderful.  He spends his childhood days in a lovely and peaceful environment.

Walter Mercado posing for the photo
Caption: Walter Mercado posing for the photo (Photo: The New Yorker)

His parents raised him with a lot of love and affection. As per nationality, he holds American and Puerto Rican citizenship. Similarly, he belongs to mixed ethnic background. When he was a child, he believed that he had spiritual abilities.

Reflecting on his educational field, he has completed his primary level education from the local high school. Later, he majored in pedagogy, psychology, and pharmacy at the University of Puerto Rico. Then, Walter used these skills to teach others, study the human mind, and learn about the healing properties of medicinal plants.

Estimated Net Worth of Walter Mercado

Walter Mercado had gained a handsome sum of money from his successful career. According to celebrity net worth, he has an estimated net worth  0f around $4Million. He was very happy with his income. Walter is able to able all this good fortune of money from his successful career as an actor, dancer, and writer.

Walter Mercado with the car
Caption: Walter Mercado with the car (Photo: Hola)

Also, he had gained a lot of name and fame from his successful career. Walter was living a very happy and lavish life with his income.

What was the Height of Walter Mercado?

Walter Mercado was a good-looking man with a dashing personality Also, he had got a fair skin which makes him even more handsome and gorgeous. He had a good height of aorund5 feet 9 inches or 1.7 meters tall. Similarly,  he had a total body weight of around 66 kg or 145  lbs. Besides that, he had a beautiful pair of brown color eyes with blonde color hair. F

Who was the Wife of Walter Mercado?

Walter Mercado was a happily married man. He had got married to Mariette Detotto. By profession, his wife is a  Brazilian actress and dancer, and the two shared a TV program. Before getting married, the pair was in a relationship for several years.

But, they have not revealed their love life and dating history to the public. After dating for several years, the pair planned to tun their relationship as husband and wife. Then, they tied their wedding knot in a private ceremony in front of their family, relatives, and friend.

Walter Mercado with his wife Mariette Detotto
Caption: Walter Mercado with his wife Mariette Detotto ( Photo: Biography mask )

Walter and Marinette had not shared any children from their marriage. They were living a very happy and blissful life. However, their relationship ended after Walters’s death in the year 2019.

When did Walter Mercado die?

Walter Mercado died at the age of 87 on  November  2, 2019.

 Professional Career of Walter Mercado

  • Walter Mercado had started his career journey as an astrologer, dancer, actor, and writer.
  • He became a cultural phenomenon in the Hispanic community.

    Walter Mercado in the poster
    Caption: Walter Mercado in the poster ( Photo : Amazon)
  • Also, he had worked on Puerto Rican telenovelas Un adiós en el recuerdo (A Farewell to the Memory) and Larga distancia (Long Distance),
  • Walter had also recived  the award “Señor Televisión” title at the 1972 Festival de Codazos in the Dominican Republic.