Hollywood Hernandez Bio
Hollywood Hernandez started his radio career in 1976, while still in high school, in his hometown of Beaumont, Texas. In 1977 Hollywood enrolled at Lamar University as a communication major.
In 1981 Hollywood moved to Dallas, Texas to do overnights at KKDA-FM (K104). He spent nearly 11 years at K104, eventually moving into the mid-day time slot and he handled fill in duties for the legendary morning jock, Tom Joyner. During Hollywood's pinch-hit duties for the "Fly Jock" he was usually matched up with a celebrity co-host. Co-hosts included Vanessa Williams, Barry White, and comedian Steve Harvey. During Hollywood's career at K104, the station was named Billboard Magazine Urban Station of the Year and rose to #1 in the Dallas/Fort Worth ratings.
In 1992 Hollywood Hernandez moved to The Touch, a 24 hour Adult Urban format at ABC Radio Networks. He spent 23 years at the network as an air personality and as program director.
Hollywood was born on 3/28/59. He is a single father with two grown daughters and two grandchildren. At home he’s known as “Big Poppi”. In his spare time he enjoys movies, concerts and he lives and dies with his favorite football team, The Dallas Cowboys.
Hollywood has a positive outlook on life. His favorite saying is, “everyday that you are dancing on top of the dirt, and the dirt ain’t dancing on top of you, is a good day.”