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Roberto Canessa (Roberto Jorge Canessa Urta) was born on 17 January, 1953 in Montevideo, Uruguay, is a Physician, Politician. Discover Roberto Canessa's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 67 years old?

Popular As Roberto Jorge Canessa Urta
Occupation Physician, Politician
Age 68 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born 17 January 1953
Birthday 17 January
Birthplace Montevideo, Uruguay
Nationality Uruguayan

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Who Is Roberto Canessa's Wife?

His wife is Laura Surraco

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Wife Laura Surraco
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Children Laura Inés, Roberto Martín

Roberto Canessa Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Roberto Canessa worth at the age of 68 years old? Roberto Canessa’s income source is mostly from being a successful Physician. He is from Uruguayan. We have estimated Roberto Canessa's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Source of Income Physician

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On 1 March 2016, Roberto, along with Pablo Vierci, published the book "I had to Survive"(ISBN 978-1476765440) in which he tells the story of how he overcame adversity to become a prominent Pediatric Cardiologist.


Canessa was a candidate in the 1994 Uruguayan presidential elections but he failed to gain public support. Canessa obtained only 0.08% of the vote, lagging far behind former President, Julio María Sanguinetti, whose party returned to power with 30.83% of the public vote.


At the time of the accident, Canessa was a 19-year-old medical student. His fianceé was Laura Surraco, the daughter of a doctor. He graduated from the Stella Maris College (Montevideo) and played for their alumni rugby team, Old Christians Club. Between 1971 and 1979, he played eight matches with the Uruguay national rugby union team, and was also selected in 1980, for the South American Jaguars tour of South Africa.


Roberto Jorge Canessa Urta, M.D., (born 17 January 1953) is one of the 16 survivors of the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, which crashed in the Andes mountains on 13 October 1972, and a Uruguayan political figure. He was portrayed by Josh Hamilton in the 1993 feature film, Alive.