Who is Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho?
Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho is an American TV personality best known for his appearance on the TV show, Survivor 44. He was born on July 11, 1986, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Yamil has three siblings named Miguel Angel, Jorge Manuel, and Melania Sofia, whom he adores very much.
He also holds a lot of respect for his parents and often talks about them on his social media. Yamil has been a long-time fan of ‘Survivor’ and related the show to some of the happiest moments of his life. “I watched the episodes since the very first time it [‘Survivor’] aired.
I remember being 13 years old. My parents just bought this house. They were on and off all throughout my childhood. And it was a dream that we were all living together in the same house again. And we had no sofas or anything,” Yamil told Parade. “We were sitting on the floor eating pizza. And this show came up. And I remember Richard Hatch sitting on that branch saying, “That million-dollar check has my name on it.”
And I couldn’t stop talking about this show.” Yamil is also a proficient leader whose skills in the same once helped him save many lives. “Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico destroyed. I was lucky enough not to have as much disruption to my house or my business,” he explained about one of the most challenging moments of his life.
“But I had to deal with the scarcity of resources that everybody was suffering. And running a business of 25+ people being that young. I was around 31 at that time. People older than me were looking at me like I was gonna give them the answers and give them the hope of, ‘Are we gonna be okay? Is everything gonna be fine? Are we gonna be able to keep working? Should we be worried?’”
Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho Date of Birth/Age
He was born on July 11, 1986, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He is approximately 37 years old as of 2023.
Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho Height
Yamil stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho Parents and Siblings
Yamil has three siblings named Miguel Angel, Jorge Manuel, and Melania Sofia. He talks about his parents on his social media platforms but has not revealed their names.
Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho Spouse/Husband
Achoro is openly gay and is married to his long-time partner Karim Saenz. The two got married on March 22, 2021. They love spending time together on the beach and they own a cat(Zeus) and a dog(Mister Bob).
Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho Kids/Children
Details regarding whether or not Yamil has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho Education
Arocho attended and graduated from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in Television, Radio, and Film. Additionally, in 2009 Yamil joined International Culinary Center and learned about classic Culinary Arts.
Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho Career | Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho Survivior 44
In August 2008, Yamil Arocho took up the role of Casting Editor for City Lights Television and retained the position in October 2008. Yamil joined Allegretti as Garde Manger and Pastry in May 2009 and worked there until June 2010.
From September 2010 to October 2011, he was a part of Eataly as s Receiving Associate. It was after this that he started his own business called Miranda Beauty/MY LLC and is currently the President of the organization. Based in Condado, Puerto Rico, the company offers a variety of beauty and grooming services to its customers.
How Much Does Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho Earn?
He earns an average salary of between $50, 000 and $100, 000 annually.
How Much is Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho Worth?
He has an estimated net worth of $900, 000.
Yamil appears on the show, Survivor 44 where he casts alongside his fellow actors and actresses such as;
- Bruce Perreault
- Maddy Pomilla
- Yamil “Yam Yam” Arocho
- Matt Blankinship
- Brandon Cottom
- Kane Fritzler
- Carson Garrett
- Matthew Grinstead-Mayle
- Lauren Harpe
- Heidi Lagares-Greenblatt
- Helen Li
- Frannie Marin
- Danny Massa
- Claire Rafson
- Jaime Lynn Ruiz
- Sarah Wade
- Carolyn Wiger
- Josh Wilder