Cuesta graduated from Miami Dade College with an Associate degree in mass communication and journalism. He went on to attend Full Sail University, receiving a Bachelor's degree in entertainment business.  
Cuesta has participated in television programs such as, Tu Desayuno Alegre(Venevision), Al Extremo(TV Azteca), Despierta América and Sábado Gigante as a guest host and lifestyle expert. He worked as Entertainment Editor for the publication Venue (magazine), where he developed cohesive and conductive content that appealed to a broad bilingual audience.  
Today Erick Cuesta is part of the team of presenters on CNN en Español’s Emmy nominated entertainment news show, Showbiz. He is also a co-host spot on the Despierta America segment “Sin rollo ni tapujos” at Univision, which each day generates impactful impressions on the U.S. latino audience. 
He was born in Puerto Rico.