Alexia Figueredo Echevarria, known as the ‰ÛÏCuban Barbie,‰Û was born May 3, 1967 in Miami to Cuban parents. She and her husband Herman Echevarria, former Hialeah City council president and chairman of the Hialeah Chamber of Commerce and Industries, live in Miami Beach. She has two sons, Francisco Rosello and Pedro Rosello, from her previous marriage to Pedro Luis Rosello. Both sons had problems in 2012. Pedro aka Peter, the older son, was arrested after allegedly punching a homeless man in the groin and posting a video of the assault on YouTube. The younger son, Francisco, aka Frankie was in a near-fatal car accident. Her mother lives in Madrid, Spain.
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2. Income & Salary
Echevarria is an original cast member of the Bravo reality-based show ‰ÛÏReal Housewives of Miami,‰Û which debuted in February, 2011. She had a recurring ‰ÛÏfriend‰Û role in the second season which aired in 2012 and returned to a full-time role in the 2013 season. Her story line in Season 3 has revolved around healing for her sons. Echevarria serves as executive editor of ‰ÛÏVenue Magazine,‰Û a Spanish-language lifestyle and society periodical which her husband owns. She keeps close track of Miami‰Ûªs Latin culture. RHOM is the newest US version of the show. Other versions have been set in New York City, Atlanta, New Jersey, Beverly Hills, and Orange County. International versions are set in Canada, France, and Australia.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
The Echevarrias‰Ûª net worth is estimated at $30 million. They reportedly owe $100,000 in back federal taxes from 2009 and were sued by a country club in 2013 for $160,000 in back membership dues. Alexia Echevarria in turn is suing an insurance company for $2 million in unpaid medical claims stemming from Frankie‰Ûªs car accident injuries.