What Is Some Biographical Information About Ana Maria Polo?

Ana Maria Polo is the host of a popular Telemundo show called "Caso Cerrado," which is Spanish for "Case Closed." According to the Internet Movie Database, or IMDb, Polo debuted in 2001 on the network's show "Sala de Parajes," and has subsequently anchored "Caso Cerrado con la Dra. Ana Maria Polo," "Persiguiendo Injusticias" and "Caso Cerrado Edición Estelar in 2005, 2010 and 2014, respectively.

Polo was born on April 11, 1959, in Havana, Cuba. Polo's parents brought her to the United States as a toddler before moving their family to Puerto Rico, where Ana Maria went on to graduate from high school, claims In.com. As a teenager, Polo discovered and developed her ability to sing. She participated in both musicals and choral groups like the Chorus of Jubilee, with which she would sing at St. Peter's Basicila in front of Pope Paul VI in 1975.

Polo returned to Miami to complete her undergraduate work at Florida International University, notes In.com. She graduated first in 1983 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, then in 1987 with her law degree.

In addition to being a major television personality, Polo is also an author and a philanthropist. In 2010, she published her first book, "Querida Dra. Polo Las cartas secretas de Caso Cerrado," which translates to "Dear Dr. Polo: The Secret Letters of Cased Closed." Additionally, as a breast cancer survivor, Polo advocates for breast cancer awareness and research through efforts with the Susan G. Komen Foundation, as reported by In.com. Polo has also been a vocal proponent of marriage equality, and has worked with the Human Rights Organization, according to IMDb.