Magaly Medina is the daughter of Luis Medina, a deceased retired PNP officer.
One of the most important people in the life of Magaly Medina, the most famous entertainment journalist in the country, has just passed away. Her father Luis Medina, a prominent officer of the Peruvian National Police (PNP), died this Wednesday, March 22 at the age of 93 after battling multiple diseases that kept him in a wheelchair.
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“My father was always my best ally, my favorite accomplice and my unconditional support in all circumstances of my life. Thanks to him I became who I am. I am going to miss him a lot and I am already missing him very much, although I am convinced that he will always, from infinity, be taking care of me and our family that he loved so much. Rest in peace, daddy of my heart, “said the ‘Urraca’ on her social networks, thus confirming the unfortunate news.
Magaly Medina’s father, Luis Medina, passed away at the age of 93.
On several occasions, Magaly Medina has spoken about the role that her father played in her personal and professional life. And it is that the host of ‘Magaly TV, La Firme’ is sure that her success on the small screen is due to Luis Medina, the man who encouraged her to improve herself since childhood and from whom she inherited the strong character of she.
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“All his life he encouraged me to be more. He told me ‘you have to study, go to university, graduate’. My dad got into debt with some vendors and bought cheap collections of books from us. My brothers and I grew up glued to books, which is why we were always self-taught. My dad thought big with me. I was always amazed at that (…) We are very similar in personality, ”he said in an interview broadcast by the PNP.
In addition to that, Magaly Medina always saw with pride the way in which her father raised his children despite his economic deficiencies. When money was lacking at home, Luis Medina did everything possible to make his children appreciate how little they had.
“I had a police father who had to pay for two homes, with 6 children (…) We had an old uniform that was washed every day, just like the shoes, my father took them to the shoemaker to mend, and when not, I put a kind of cardboard to the holes of the shoes. Surely at that time I was very ashamed, but now I remember it with great affection. My father was a great father, wonderful, ”he mentioned to Infobae.
Luis Medina left this world at the age of 93.
When the host of ‘Magaly TV, La Firme’ got pregnant at the age of 19, her parents were the first to be disappointed in her, since Magaly Medina had not yet finished her university degree. This uneasiness served to “Urraca” to go to Lima to start, once and for all, her career as a journalist, despite the fact that she had not graduated yet.
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Today, Magaly is considered the greatest benchmark of the national show. His ampays have shaken the entire country and his program ‘Magaly TV’ has been on the air for more than 25 years.
“I frustrated my career and stopped studying, it hurt me to fail my father. With all the strength of my heart, I promised myself that she would not keep me as a housewife. I got divorced and needed my parents because I couldn’t come to Lima alone with a child. I went back to work and found a job (as a journalist). I think that I once disappointed my father, I more than returned that frustration that I gave him, ”she explained.
Luis Medina, father of Magaly Medina.