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Rocsi Diaz
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Name: Raquel Roxanne "Rocsi" Diaz
Born: 17 November 1983
Birth Hometown: Teguicigalpa, Honduras
Occupation: radio personality, television personality
Years active: 2000-present
Website/URL: http://rocsidiaz.com/

Raquel Roxanne Diaz (born 17 November 1983) is a Honduran-born, American television personality and model. Diaz is best known as the co-host of the BET program 106 & Park from 2006 until 2012. Diaz was also a correspondent on Entertainment Tonight from 2012 until 2014, where she was build as "Rosci Diaz".

Early Life[]

Diaz was born in Teguicigalpa, Honduras but moved with her family in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is of Honduran and Chilean descent. Diaz announced on 106 & Park on July 30, 2009 that she suffered from anorexia during her years in middle school and high school due to her love of cheerleading. She graduated from West Jefferson High School in Harvey, Louisiana. She also graduated from Nicholls State University.

Career[]

After growing up in New Orleans, she launched he career in Dallas, Texas as a host on the city's premiere urban radio station 97.9 The Beat where she later became a DJ. In 2004, she moved to Chicago where she was hired as midday-hour DJ at radio station Power 92 WPWX-FM and was known as "The Midday Mami".

Television[]

Diaz was a contestant on MTV's Fear in 2000.

BET personalities AJ Calloway and Free left the network on July 28, 2005. They were replaced by Big Tigga and Julissa Bermudez. They left and Rocsi on July 6, 2006 won the role of co-host of BET's 106 & Park along with Terrence J. Jenkins. The show can been seen in over 65 million homes in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Africa, Caribbean and Japan. For the debut in Japan, she and co-host Terrence J. Jenkins taped footage there and appeared on MTV Video Music Awards Japan. In 2007, Diaz starred as a BET News Correspondent in Def Jam: Icon, but only appears in cutscenes on TV and not in fighting mode.

On November 19, 2012 she joined Entertainment Tonight as a daily correspondent and weekend co-host. In June 2014, Diaz was awarded with a Daytime Emmy award as part of the cast for "Outstanding Entertainment News Program". On September 17, 2014 Diaz was let go from the show as CNN's Nischelle Turner was hired as a replacement for Diaz.

On August 2013 she was recognized by the National Council of La Raza: Nuestro Pueblo. She received the Ruben Salazar Award for Communications.

On January 23, 2015 Diaz announced that she had been hired by CNN's HLN. She is the Los Angeles contributor to their show The Daily Share that airs from 12-5 PM EST.

In August 2015, Diaz marked the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by returning home with cameras. She showed how her childhood street was bare of homes.

In 2016, Diaz serves as host of the third season of VH1's Dating Naked replacing original two-season host Amy Paffrath.

Show hosted[]

Dating Naked (2016)
Cannonball (along with Mike "The Miz" Mizanin)

Show appeared[]

External Links[]

Her Official Site
Her Official Twitter Page