Meet Verónica Rubio, Carlos Ponce’s Ex-wife

Veronica Rubio (born 1972; Age: 50) is a Cuban American web designer best known as the ex-wife of Carlos Ponce, the popular actor who has starred in several telenovelas as well as Hollywood productions.

Rubio and Ponce met in high school in the late 80s and became high school sweethearts. They continued their romance in the 90s and eventually went on to tie the knot in 1996. The couple’s marriage lasted for more than a decade during which they welcomed four kids.

They sadly divorced in 2010 and Veronica Rubio has moved on with her life. She continues to pursue a thriving career as a web developer. She also remarried and had two more kids before a second divorce in 2019.

Summary of Veronica Rubio’s Biography

  • Full name: Veronica Rodriguez Rubio
  • Gender: Female
  • Date of birth: 1972
  • Veronica Rubio’s Age: 50
  • Ethnicity: Latina
  • Nationality: American
  • Sexual Orientation: straight
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Marital Status: divorced
  • Veronica Rubio’s ex-Husband: Carlos Ponce (1996-2010) and Christian Joseph Boulos (the early 2010s to 2019)
  • Veronica Rubio’s Children: Giancarlo Ponce, Sebastián Ponce, Savannah Ponce, Sienna Ponce, Anthony Boulos, and Jayla Boulos.
  • Veronica Rubio’s Parents: Mario Rubio Reina and Oriales Rubio
  • Siblings: Mario, Marco, and Barbara Rubio
  • Veronica Rubio’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 7
  • Veronica Rubio’s Height in Centimetres: 167
  • Veronica Rubio’s Weight: 55 kg or 121 lbs
  • Veronica Rubio’s Net worth: $1 million
  • Famous for: Carlos Ponce’s ex-wife and Marco Rubio’s sister
  • Veronica Rubio’s Instagram: @Veronica

Veronica Rubio is the Younger Sister of Marco Rubio, The Republican Senator

Veronica Rubio was born in the year 1972 in Miami, Florida. Her nationality is American while her ethnicity is Cuban-American as her parents originally emigrated from Cuba. Veronica Rubio hails from a family of six. Her father’s name is Mario Rubio Reina while her mother’s name is Oriales Garcia Rubio. She is the youngest of four siblings and has two older brothers namely: Mario and Marco, and an elder sister named Barbara.

Veronica Rubio’s immediate elder brother, Marco Rubio, is a well-known republican politician in the U.S. He has held several public offices over the years and was a member of the Florida House of Representatives. Marco Rubio is currently a Senator. He also unsuccessfully contested the Republican presidential nomination ticket in 2016.

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Veronica Rubio with her mom and elder brother, Marco Image Source

She Attended Florida International University 

Veronica Rubio grew up in Miami and attended South Miami High School. She completed her high school diploma around 1990 and enrolled at Miami Dade College that same year. She spent two years at the school and completed an associate of arts degree in 1992.

Afterward, she enrolled at Florida International University in 1992. She spent four years at the institution and completed a BSc degree in communications and public relations. During her time in college, Veronica Rubio was very enterprising and worked as a customer service systems supervisor for UPS. She retained the role for two years after college before moving on.

Veronica Rubio Became Carlos Ponce’s Wife in 1996 After Kickstarting Their Relationship in the Late 80s

Veronica Rubio and Carlos Ponce first met each other during their high school days at South Miami Senior High School. This was in the late 80s/ early 90s and they started dating. They sustained their romance till graduation. Subsequently, Veronica Rubio headed out to college while Carlos Ponce pursued his acting career. They, however, did not let their various pursuits come in between their love for each other.

They continued their relationship and eventually got engaged. They then went on to tie the knot in 1996. At that time, Rubio had completed college while Carlos Ponce was steadily building his acting career, appearing in several American and Latina television series.

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Veronica Rubio and Carlos Ponce in the early years of their marriage Image Source

Their Marriage Lasted For 14 Years During Which They Had Four Kids Together

Veronica Rubio and Carlos Ponce were married for 14 years during which they made their home in Miami. The couple welcomed four children together namely Giancarlo (born 1999), Sebastián (born 2001), and twins Savannah and Sienna (born 2002). Rubio took time off her career to serve as a homemaker for the kids. She took charge of their academic and extra-curricular activities.

Carlos Ponce, on the other hand, got the freedom to further build his acting repertoire. He was able to transition from featuring in Mexican telenovelas to Hollywood movies and appeared in several such as Couples Retreat, Just My Luck, and Meet Me in Miami. He also dropped a couple of songs. Through it all, he made out quality time for his wife and kids and their entire family thrived beautifully.

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Carlos Ponce with the couple’s four children Image Source

The Couple Divorced in 2010 and Infidelity has Been Suggested as a Factor

Veronica Rubio and Carlos Ponce called it quits on their marriage in 2010. The couple had been married for 14 years at that time and the news came as a shock to many of their fans.

Thankfully though, they were able to avoid any major drama and completed their divorce proceedings without much fanfare. They amicably reached an agreement on issues such as custody of their kids, spousal and child support, as well as property division.

It has been more than a decade since the divorce and the couple has never expressly addressed the reason for their split. This has left room for lots of speculation. Some people believe that Veronica Rubio and Carlos Ponce got divorced because Ponce cheated on his wife.

It has also been alleged that he had a brief affair with an actress, Roselyn Sanchez, in 2004. This is not confirmed though and remains mere rumors.

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Veronica Rubio and Carlos Ponce at the 2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards Image Source

Veronica Rubio Remarried Christian Joseph Boulos in the Early 2010s and They Had Two Kids Together

Following her divorce from Carlos Ponce, and given the fact that her kids were a bit grown, Veronica Rubio rejigged her career as a web developer. She also opened her heart to the possibility of finding love again and began a relationship with a man named Christian Joseph Boulos.

They dated for a period of time in the early 2010s and later got married. The couple made their home in South Miami with Rubio’s four kids from her first marriage. They also went on to welcome two kids of their own namely son – Anthony Boulos and daughter – Jayla Boulos. The kids attended The Florida Christian School and Veronica Rubio also changed her name to Veronica Boulos.

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Veronica Rubio with all six of her kids Image Source

Rubio Divorced Her Second Husband in 2019 and is Now Focused on Her Kids and Career

Veronica Rubio presently lives in Miami, Florida with her six kids. She and her second husband, Christian Joseph Boulos filed for divorce in March 2019 and it was finalized the next month. She got primary physical custody of the two kids meaning that all her six kids live with her. She is dedicated to caring for them and nurturing them.

Veronica Rubio is also pursuing her career as a web designer and UI/UX designer. She previously worked as a senior web designer for a company known as Louis Berger/WSP from May 2017 to May 2018. She then joined another company, WSP USA as a senior UX/UI designer from May 2017 to April 2020. Veronica Rubio currently works as a UX/UI designer for an environmental solutions company known as Golder. She joined them in April 2020 and remains there to date.

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