Quick Facts of Saundra Santiago

  • Full NameSaundra Santiago
  • Net Worth$1.5 Million
  • Date of Birth13 April, 1957
  • NicknameSantiago
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceThe Bronx, New York
  • Ethnicity Cuban-Puerto Rican
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1982-present
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseRoger Squitero (m. 1999)
  • Height5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
  • Body MeasurementSlim
  • EducationUniversity of Miami (Majored in Psychology), Southern Methodist University (MFA)
  • Online PresenceInstagram (2,383 followers)
  • Horoscope Aries
Saundra Santiago Net Worth, Age, Married, Husband, Children & Wiki

Saundra Santiago is an American actress well known for portraying Detective Gina Calabrese in the American crime-drama television series, Miami Vice. She is also recognized for her appearance in the long-running CBS soap opera, Guiding Light as Carmen Santos. In 2016, she starred in the 13th episode of Blue Bloods.

Saundra is a married woman as of 2019. She is living a happy married life with her lovely husband. So, does she share any children with her spouse? Find out more about Saundra’s personal life in the following section.

Who Is Saundra Santiago? Bio & Wiki

Saundra Santiago was born on 13th April 1957, in The Bronx, New York, United States. Moreover, she holds American nationality and hails from Native American heritage. She was raised by a Cuban father and a Puerto Rican mother.

Saundra wen to the South Bronx, New York City to attend Our Lady of Victory grammar school. Later, Santiago and her family moved to Homestead, Florida where she spent her childhood.

Childhood photo of Saundra Santiago.                                                    Source: Instagram

Saundra graduated from South Dade Senior High School. Furthermore, she enrolled at the University of Miami where she majored in psychology. She went to study theatre and arts at Southern Methodist University and earned a master degree. In 1980, Santiago became a member of Timber Lake Playhouse located in Mount Carroll, Illinois.

Inside Of Saundra Santiago’s Career

Saundra Santiago started her career from the 1980‘s hit television series, Miami Vice where she starred as a Detective, Gina Calabrese. She acted with Grace Johnson and Dick Wolf on the show. Later, she appeared in the crime drama series, The Sopranos. Her other notable television works are One Life to Live, Person of Interest, and so on.


Saundra made her appearance in the American drama movie, Beat Street playing the role of Carmen Carraro in 1984. Furthermore, she appeared as Louisa Rodriguez in the television movie, To Sir, with Love II in 1996. In the movie, Santiago starred alongside Sidney Poitier.

How Much Is Saundra Santiago’s Net Worth?

Saundra Santiago has a net worth of $1.5 Million as of 2019. She also receives a bunch of fortune from her other works which include advertisements, endorsements, cameo appearances, etc. Her salary pretended to be around $700 to $1 Million yearly.

Santiago starred with Susan Blommaert and Emme Rylan in the American television soap opera, Guiding Light. Susan and Rylan have an impressive net worth of $1 million and $3 Million respectively.

Saundra is active in the entertainment industry from a very long time and there are some upcoming projects of her. So, her assets will surely increase along with her income.

Saundra Santiago’s Personal Life: Married, Husband & Children

Saundra Santiago had the first encounter with her husband, Roger Squitero, a musical artist on the Broadway play of Chronicle of a Death Foretold where they performed together. Shortly afterward, they fell in love with each other.

Saundra Santiago's husband and dog in Abingdon Square Park.
Saundra Santiago’s husband and dog in Abingdon Square Park.

The couple tied the knot on 21st November 1999, in  Homestead, Florida. They invited their close friends and relatives on their wedding ceremony. As of now, they don’t share any children from their relationship.

Saundra Santiago and her husband on the occasion of Christmas.
Saundra Santiago and her husband on the occasion of Christmas. Source: Instagram

Recently, Santiago posted a picture of her husband and dog while spending time in Abingdon Square Park on 6th February 2019. Furthermore, she shared a photo while drinking lemonade in San Ambroeus West Village on 24th June 2019.

Saundra and her spouse frequently spend quality time together hanging out to different places. Currently, she resides in New York City with her family and friends.

Interesting Facts About Saundra Santiago

  • Saundra Santiago occasionally sings at the several cabaret clubs in New York City.
  • Saundra is also a psychologist.
  • She stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
  • She is now 62 years old.
  • Her zodiac sign is Aries.