Cris Abrego, a son of immigrant Mexican parents from El Monte, CA, built an reality TV empire creating mega-hit television shows including: The Surreal Life, Flavor of Love, Rock of Love and Charm School. Now, as Co-Executive General Manager of Endemol Shine North America he shares his incredible journey of success in Hollywood through his new book, “Make it Reality: Create Your Opportunity, Own Your Success.”
Abrego’s tell-all book, which is available as of May 3, 2016, provides practical and motivating lessons collected from almost twenty years on the frontlines of television, including: how to visualize your goals and work tirelessly to attain them; when to take risks and push boundaries; and how to continually raise the bar for yourself and realize there are no limits on what can be achieved.
Abrego looks back on his humble beginnings in El Monte when he was only dreaming of doing something big with his life to his current days of working with the likes of Pitbull, Ryan Seacrest, Eva Longoria, Steve Harvey, George Lopez, Flavor Flav, Mario Lopez and Irv Gotti. Make It Reality: Create Your Opportunity, Own Your Success” will give any reader the urge to take action, inspire creativity and take control of their life. Abrego proves that success isn’t about your pedigree or your connections; rather it’s about vision, leadership, and courage. He teaches that finding your overarching dream is the first step in achieving your goals.