|November 29, 1974|
|Place of Birth|
|Tv personality, musician|
Risto Mejide Roldán (born 29 November 1974 in Barcelona), formerly named Ricardo Mejide Roldán, is a Spanish publicist, author, music producer, talent show judge, TV presenter and songwriter, best known as a judge on the television talent shows Operación Triunfo, Tú sí que vales , Got Talent España and Factor X, the four of them aired on Telecinco.
Risto Mejide holds a degree and MBA from the ESADE Business School (1997), where he also worked as a lecturer.
Mejide joined the jury of Operación Triunfo on its fifth series and became known for his harsh comments, which often offended the contestants. He has been compared to Simon Cowell. In 2008 Mejide published his first book, El Pensamiento Negativo ("The Negative Thinking"). In 2009 he began to work as a songwriter and music producer, associating himself with Labuat.
In 2009, Mejide began to host his own show, titled G-20, on Telecinco, but it was cancelled shortly after its premiere due to low ratings. In 2011 he joined the jury of Tú sí que vales.
|Height||5 ft 10 in / 176 cm|
|Weight||159 lb / 72 kg|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||–|
|Race / ethnicity||Latino|