Margo Rey is a Mexican singer-songwriter, dancer and actress. She is best known for her work in Beverly Hills chihuahua (2008), Desperate Housewives: The Game (2006), and Dota 2 (2013). She is equally famous as the ex-wife of a famous American stand-up comedian, actor and author Ron White which is popularly known by the name Tater Salad.
Talking about her personal life, Margo was married to her now ex-husband Ron for about four years. In 2017, the couple dissolved their married life on an ugly note and they also had a clash over spousal support.
Today in this article, we are going to talk about Ron White’s ex-wife, including her age, sons, career as an actress and much more.
Margo Rey Bio: Her age and parents
Margo was born Margarita Reymundo Jurado on October 18, 1966, in Acapuico, Mexico. As of 2022, she is 56 years old. When Rey was only two years old, her parents migrated to the United States in America. So she spent most of her early life in Texas, USA before moving to New York to further her career.
Speaking of her parents, her mother Juana-Amparo Jurado was a flamenco dancer and her father Alejandro Reymundo was a cliff driver. Because both her parents were so fond of music, she grew up in a musical environment.
By the way, Rey is of mixed ethnicity and is a Mexican American citizen.
Margo has four siblings
She was born the youngest among the five children of her parents. Margo has two older sisters and two brothers. She said that all her siblings are successful in their careers. Her older sister, whose name is not known, works as the editor-in-chief of Nexos Magazine. Likewise, Margo’s other sister named Gabriela and her brother Tony are restaurateur owners and operators.
Out of her four siblings, one of her brothers Alex Reymundo is a well known face in the American entertainment industry. He is a comedian and actor who was also featured in the 2007 ALMA Awards.
Margo Rey started singing at the age of 11: career detail
Just at the age of 11, Margo started performing on stage. And as soon as she entered her teens, she became the lead singer of Debutante, an all-female rock band based in Arlington, Texas. She toured the US with the band. At the age of 22, Margo released her first album entitled These boots are made for walking.
After her first release, she became a lead singer in several bands. First, in the early 1990s, she started singing for a power pop band called The ritual, but soon the contract was broken. Then she was hired by a Dallas location, Sambuca. Rey also became the bandleader of a Latin Jazz/R&B sextet Miss Margo and the Lost Souls. The band then released their debut album ‘Acaba’ which achieved huge commercial success at the time. Acaba’s success also led a Mexican-born singer to land a major deal with PolyGramn Latino.
Subsequently, the singer also landed a prominent role in the Broadway musical ‘Selena Forever’. Later Rey moved to Los Angeles and was signed by Abrams Artists Agency. There she worked as a commercial singer for Juniper Music and did some voiceover work in TV commercials and national advertisements for various companies in English and Spanish.
Margo’s songs and music albums
During her long music career, Margo Rey has performed on various high profile music venues along with various bands. By the way, the artist also released 3 albums with the title My heart’s desire (2008), Come back (Remixes) in 2010, ed Habit (2012).
Also including her singles You belong with me (2010), Let the rainwith John Oates (2011), Between us (2012), and Seduced (2013). Margo’s extensive playlist Habit (Remixing), and This holiday night.
She is also a voice actress
As mentioned earlier, Rey has worked as a voiceover artist in several commercial advertisements. As a voice actress, she did not limit herself to music shows and advertisements, but also started working in films. In 2006, she voiced the character Gabrielle Solis in the video Game Desperate Housewives: The Game. A year later, she worked as a voice actress in the TV movie EDEN.
Later, Margo also gave her voice to a character Carthey Hotel Pekingese in Film Trilogy Beverly Hills Chihuahua. Her other voice over credits include Dota 2, Margo Rey: Colorsa music video and two video games Forza Horizon 5 and Saints row.
Margo Rey is Ron White’s ex-wife: details of their marriage and divorce
Margo Rey tied the knot with her now ex-husband Ron White October 13, 2013. As for their first meeting, the former couple first came across while working together on the show Ron White introduces: Margo Rey Live in the years 2011 and 2012.
Gradually, their professional relationship began to take up a personal space and the two began dating and getting married. But their marriage lasted only four years. In 2017, the married duo broke up their marriage and separated.
With their divorce, Rey filed for spousal support in California court in 2017, but her ex-husband Ron pushed it back, stating that they were never legally married. However, Ron’s statement was rejected by the court, which ordered him to pay $25,000 a month to his ex-wife Margo Rey.
Margo’s ex-husband filed a legal complaint for the termination of spousal support during the COVID pandemic
Margo Rey has been receiving $25,000 monthly in spousal support since November 2019. But when COVID started to spread in 2020 and the lockdown all happened, her ex-partner Ron petitioned the judge to stop spousal support. He mention,
she continued her decades-long pursuit to become a professional singer, in which she is unable to support herself. I traveled across the country doing stand-up shows over 200 days a year, making over $200,000 a month doing it.
He further insisted,
“Now I can’t work. I have a tenth grade education. I’m 63. I pay her $25,000 a month. I have employees who depend on me for wages and benefits. I don’t even have $25,000 a month in income.”
Margo Rey’s ex-husband was previously married
Margo isn’t the only ex-wife of her comedian ex-husband Ron White. Her ex-partner previously had 2 failed marriages. Before Margo, he was already married and divorced from his ex-wives twice. Ron’s first wife was Lori Brice to whom he was married for 12 years, from 1981 to 1993. He then tied the knot again with Barbara Dobbs in 2004 and their marriage lasted only four years.
Then he entered into a marriage relationship with Margo, but unfortunately that relationship also did not last and ended in a clash.
Is Margo Rey married now? What about children?
After her divorce from Ron, she is no longer married. Going through her social media account, she doesn’t seem to be in a relationship with anyone. Speaking of her children, a 56-year-old Mexican singer has no children but prefers to enjoy the company of her sibling’s children. She also keeps uploading their pictures on her social media.
Although Margo has not become a mother despite 4 years of marriage, her ex-husband Ron White is the father of a son. He has a son named Marshall White with his ex-wife Lori.
Rey is a cancer survivor: she was diagnosed with cancer twice
In the year 2009, Rey was first diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Of her cancer diagnosis, she said:
“I had never been hospitalized, had never broken a bone or had a cavity. It was really quite shocking.”
To treat cancer, she underwent a stroke double mastectomyan operation to remove both of her breasts.
However, after 4 years in 2013, cancer resurfaced and this time in her lymph nodes, for which she again underwent surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.
Currently, she is living with cancer and working hard on her career. After surviving cancer, Margo Rey went to work for a non-profit Nooran Fraser Foundation that raised money for research into women’s cancer.
Margo is an animal lover; She also loves to eat
Cancer patient Margo Rey loves animals and food. If you check out her social media account, you can see her love for food and for animals. Rey often shares different foods on her Insta and keeps trying new dishes with her friends and family. She also regularly visits the animal and she also has a dog as a pet in her house.
On April 2, 2021, she shared a video of her feeding her dog with the caption:
It is indeed GOOD Friday! I am soooo happy with my house guest for the weekend! Like a Giant Miss Pearl, meet Miss Presley❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Pearl would definitely approve. #Bulldog #English bulldog #French #BulldogsOfInstagram#BulldogWorld #BulldogVillage #LoveABully #LoveABullyBreed #MargoRey #MargoReyLives #Good Friday #Feel good #Inspiration #Love animals #AnimalsOfInstagram #Animals
With this caption, we can see that she absolutely adores pets and enjoys their company.
She is very active on Instagram under the username @margo_rey. She uploads the video of her visiting animals over and over and feeds them on her Insta.
Margo is also equally active on Facebook and Twitter.
What is Margo Rey’s Net Worth?
Rey must have earned a decent amount of money during her three-decade long entertainment career. Most online media portals have stated that her net worth is $20 million. On the other hand, her ex-husband Ron White has a fortune of $40 million in 2022.
- 1 Margo Rey Bio: Her age and parents
- 2 Margo Rey started singing at the age of 11: career detail
- 3 She is also a voice actress
- 4 Margo Rey is Ron White’s ex-wife: details of their marriage and divorce
- 5 Is Margo Rey married now? What about children?
- 6 Rey is a cancer survivor: she was diagnosed with cancer twice
- 7 Margo is an animal lover; She also loves to eat
- 8 Singer Margo is active on social media
- 9 What is Margo Rey’s Net Worth?