Rosie Mercado Wiki, Married, Husband, Kids, Weight Loss, Net Worth

By Kishor Shahi | Updated On: 21 Oct, 2019
Rosie Mercado Wiki, Married, Husband, Kids, Weight Loss, Net Worth

Quick Information

Date of Birth March 28, 1980
Age 41 Years 0 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Model
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Gilberto Flores (m. 2019-present), Kirby Braden Mercado (Ex-Husband)
Divorced Yes (Once)
Gay/Lesbian N/A
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity Latino
Children/Kids 3
Height 5'9" (1.78 m)
Education Bishop Gorman High School

It is impressive to hear that 410 lbs weight turned to 170. The same is the case for Rosie Mercado, who lost 240 pounds, while people told to kill you. She is one of the most experienced fashion designer, makeup artist, and plus-size model.

Mercado's Career And Successions

She broke into the fashion industry within four years. Mercado began off in modeling as a photographer; she was trying to do her business but didn’t have the money to hire professional models.

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In 2011, she features on National Geographic Channel's Taboo, and has appeared on TV programs, served as a correspondent with Gossips Couture. While, with her family support, she turned her makeup skill into a career, and recently her professions are a plus-size model, celebrity makeup artist, fashion designer, actress, and radio and television personality.

Rosie Mercado Net Worth

Rosie had an estimated net worth in 2017 is $4 million, and she is also one of the wealthy female fashion designers and plus-size models as well.

Well, in addition to modeling, Mercado has done fitness or weight loss campaign work, TV, commercials, presented red carpets, written personal blogs, filmed videos, and anchored web shows, but Rosie has now gone acting. However, in 2013's June, fashion clothing with shop Bellisima and SWAK had launched, the collection called Fuerza, which consists of clothes in size 14-36 that he designed. She also spent some amounts of money to lose her weight.

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Got Divorced From Husband!

Rosie lives in Las Vegas in her luxurious apartment. She is a mother of three kids, a daughter who was born in 2000, and two sons born in 2006 and 2008. Yes, she is a married woman and married to Australian Trainer Kirby Braden Mercado in late 1998. After eleven years of their marriage, the former couple got divorced in 2009.

However, she never revealed the reason for their divorce, but people claimed that she had been dating someone another boyfriend. But she never accepted the allegation. And she claimed herself that she as a woman of faith, while she follows Christianity.

Married To Gilberto Flores

Rosie Mercado, who struggled to maintain proper body measurements, shared her wedding vows with Gilberto Flores on 9 February 2019 in Las Vegas. The couple was the school sweethearts; however, they had dispatched their relationship twenty-two years ago. They believe that their values: Mexican culture and their love for family brought them back to the romantic way as husband and wife.  

Rosie Mercado with her husband, Gilberto during their wedding (Photo:

Also, the happily married pair stated that they believed in God's timing, and there was a reason for their reconcilement. With a mutual understanding, Rosie and her man Gilberto tied their nuptial knot on 9 February. Rosie suited herself in a fitted and plunging lace gown, which she accessorized with dangling earrings and a pink, shaggy coat during the wedding ceremony.

As of now, the happily married couple relishes their married with immense love and pleasure. 

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Weight Loss Story 

Rosie Mercado, the talented television personality, whose weight reached 424 lbs, mentions that it was the darkest moments of her life. Because of her overweight, Rosie dealt with depression. 

She peaked fame in the media by dropping about 240 lbs. As per her, she was told to buy another seat on the plane by the employee. She was able to lose 100lbs through the diet and exercises where she started running and taking Zumba classes. However, her weight was fluctuating which signified that she might grow fat any time. 

At the point of 200lbs, she faced the problem of excess skin. Also, she could not run without Spanx because of her skin. However, she underwent surgery to remove the 20lbs of her excess skin. Also, she did Gastric Sleeve surgery to drop down her weight. 

Currently, Rosie weighs 170lbs, which she dropped from 424 lbs. Similarly, her body size transformed from size 36 to a size 12/14. 

Rosie Mercado's Short Bio

She was born in Los Angeles on March 28, 1980, and grew up in Riverside, California. She stands at  5 feet 9 inches tall.