University of Miami
| Louis Aguirre|
| Louis Juan Aguirre|
November 12, 1966 (age 49) (1966-11-12) Miami, Florida, U.S.
University of Miami (B.S./B.A.)
Aida Aguirre, Louis Juan Aguirre
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program
Thea Andrews, Michael Yo, Keltie Knight, Debbie Matenopoulos, Kevin Frazier
The Insider, SoBe Real
Louis Aguirre Wikipedia
Louis Juan Aguirre (born November 12, 1966) is an American television anchor covering the entertainment field for The Insider. His former job was the co-anchor of Deco Drive, a weeknight entertainment show on WSVN in Miami, FL.
Aguirre was born Louis Juan Aguirre in Miami, Florida on November 12, 1966 to mother Aida and father Louis Juan Aguirre, who is an engineer. Aguirre graduated from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in 1984 and later attended the University of Miami and the Université de Paris at La Sorbonne. He graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science in Communications and a Bachelor of Arts in French.
Louis began his TV career at Telemundo in 1989 as a Spanish language reporter, where he received his first Emmy Award nomination for a series chronicling the AIDS Crisis in America. In 1990, Aguirre joined South Florida’s ABC station, WPLG as a reporter later becoming weekend anchor after scoring a coveted interview with Cuban president Fidel Castro. In 1994, Aguirre left South Florida for Hollywood to become a correspondent for EXTRA! That led to a spot as a lead correspondent for A CURRENT AFFAIR and was later appointed as the first co-host for FNC’s morning news show, FOX and FRIENDS.
Louis voiced Cortez/Manny Chavez and the minor character Adrian in Funcom's The Longest Journey adventure game, released in 1999.
He returned to South Florida in 2003 as WSVN's entertainment reporter and anchor for Deco Drive, the station's wildly popular entertainment show. In 2004 he won his first Emmy Award for his special report, “Miracles in the Making”.
In 2005, People en Español magazine named Aguirre one of 25 most sexy bachelors, and was selected as South Florida’s American Idol insider since 2004 for his insight and commentary during each American Idol season.
On August 22, 2014 Louis announced on Deco Drive with his co-host Lynn Martinez, he will be leaving the show and heading to Los Angeles, California to further his career.
He appeared in numerous commercials and guest starred on hit shows such as Sex and the City, JAG, Burn Notice, Guiding Light and All My Children.
On August 3, 2009, Aguirre co-hosted with Kelly Ripa on Live with Regis and Kelly as part of a contest, speaking with guests Siena Miller and Joan Rivers.