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Mercedes Guilfoyle: A lady who died way before she could see the success of her daughter

Mercedes Guilfoyle

Mercedes Guilfoyle is no more today. She has already left the world and the interesting thing is she got public attention after her death because her daughter could achieve success by that time only. Today, Mercedes Guilfoyle is best known for being the mother of Kimberly Guilfoyle, an American TV news personality and former prosecuting attorney.

Let’s talk about all the life details of Mercedes Guilfoyle starting from her birth to her death.

Personal life 

Not any confirmed information is available about the birth details of Mercedes Guilfoyle but she was said to have been born in 1941 in Aguadilla Pueblo, Puerto Rico to her parents Ramon Gerena and Juanita Gerena. If we talk about the nationality of Mercedes Guilfoyle, she held American as well as Puerto Rican citizenship.

Speaking of the married life of Mercedes Guilfoyle she got married to an Irish man Anthony Christopher Guilfoyle. Mercedes Guilfoyle had a happy married life for around 12 years before leaving the world in the late 1980s because of some disease.

Parents and siblings

Mercedes Guilfoyle was one of many children of her parents Ramon Gerena and Juanita Gerena. Other than the names, no more information is available about the personal as well as professional lives of her parents. If you talk about the siblings of Mercedes Guilfoyle, she had a bunch of brothers and sisters to play with and their names were Augustine Gerina, Juanita Simmons, Elene Acevedo, Ana Weathers, and Mary Ortiz.


The 12-year-long married life of Mercedes Guilfoyle had given her the pleasure of being the mother of two lovely munchkins. Between them, her daughter Kimberly Guilfoyle is the popular one. She is a famous TV news personality and a former attorney.

Education and profession 

To be honest, no confirmed details are available about the education of Mercedes Guilfoyle but we are pretty sure that she was an educated lady because she was a special education teacher by profession and used to teach physically and emotionally challenged people in Puerto Rico.

Reason for the popularity of Mercedes Guilfoyle 

Of course, the one and only reason for the popularity of Mercedes Guilfoyle is her daughter, Kimberly Guilfoyle, who is a self-made star and achieved great success in her life. Other than being a TV news personality and former attorney, she has also served as the advisor to the US former President Donald Trump. Her daughter shared a good bond with Mercedes Guilfoyle and she often talks about her.

Net worth of Mercedes Guilfoyle 

With the fact that Mercedes Guilfoyle was a special education teacher by profession, it can be estimated that she must have had good money in her life, though not a huge amount. As for the net worth of her celebrity daughter, Kimberly Guilfoyle, right now, she is expected to hold around $15 million.


This was unfortunate that Mercedes Guilfoyle left the world very soon. If she was alive today, she would have been really happy seeing the phenomenal success of her daughter.