Gabriel Iglesias - Updated May 2024

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Gabriel Iglesias

Gabriel Iglesias is a popular comedian, voice actor, writer, producer, and also an actor who is also known as “Fluffy“. Gabriel Iglesias is popular for coming up with her shows such as “Hot & Fluffy” and “I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy”.

Early Life

The comedian’s birthdate is July 15, 1976, and his birthplace is San Diego, California, USA. Gabriel Iglesias is an American citizen and follows the Christian religion. Similarly, the current age of the comedian is forty-seven years old and his sun sign is Cancer. The talented actor was born Gabriel Jesus Iglesias and also the youngest of 6 kids of his parents. His father’s name is Jesus Iglesias, and his mother’s name is Esther P. Mendez.

Gabriel was raised by his mother only as a single parent in Riverside, Corona, Santa Ana, Baldwin Park, and Compton. After moving frequently from place to place, they finally settled in Section Eight low-income housing in Long Beach. It was also the place where Gabriel spent most of his life as a youth. Also, Gabriel is of Mexican ancestry.

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Caption: Gabriel Iglesias when he was young (Source: Instagram)

Gabriel Iglesias – Net Worth 2024

Gabriel is one of the top and richest comedians and actors who have a stunning net worth. The comedian has a net worth of a whopping $40 million. Likewise, Gabriel earns $20 million every year as a salary. The American personality has been collecting his fortunes from his amazingly successful career as a comedian, actor, writer, voice actor, and also as a producer. Additionally, Gabriel Iglesias has a house worth $1.5 million in the Signal Hill area.

Career and Professional Life

Gabriel at first went to serve for a cell phone company in Los Angeles. In the year 1997, Gabriel started working full-time as a comedian which made him out of his home and he even lost his car. The comedian frequently used to talk and make fun of his weight while he was working as a comedian. He was saying, “Oh, I’m not fat, I’m fluffy”, describing that there were 5 levels of fatness and they are “Big”, “Healthy”, “Husky”, “Fluffy”, and “DAMN!!!”. After some time, he then included the sixth level which is “Oh Hell No!!”

Gabriel then was present in the 6th season of the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series “All That” in the year 2000. In 2006, he was a contestant on the 4th season of the reality television series “Last Comic Standing”. There he turned out to become one of the top 8 comics and was sadly disqualified after violating the show’s rule which is using a smuggled BlackBerry to talk with his family and friends. In 2007, he did voice acting as a whole Mexican family in “Padre de Familia”, a 6th season episode of the television animated comedy “Family Guy”.

In the same year, Gabriel was doing another voice acting of identical twin roles on “The Emperor’s New School”. Then, Comedy Central came up with a standup show, “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution” in 2011, whose producer and host was Gabriel. The show was processed for 3 seasons and came to an end in 2014. Gabriel was also one of the hosts of the 6 episodes of “Equals Three”, and acted as a strip club DJ and drug dealer in “Magic Mike” in 2012.

Some more about her career

Then, he did voice acting as Ned and Zed in “Planes” in 2013, “The Nut Job” in 2014, and “El Americano: The Movie” in 2016. On 25th July 2014, “The Fluffy Movie” was out and Gabriel played the lead role. It is the same movie where he has shown his situation while suffering from Type II Diabetes and obesity. The actor was then present in the reality series “Fluffy Breaks Even”, which was out on Fuse on 1st October 2015. In the 3rd season of the same show’s renewal, its name was changed to “Fluffy’s Food Adventures” in January 2017.

After that, Gabriel acted as Gabe Iglesias, in “Mr. Iglesias” in 2019. He was even present as a guest on WWE Backstage on FS1 to participate in a segment, promo school. Together with his popularity and fame, the actor has also collected some awards. Gabriel received numerous awards on 10th February 2012 which were given by the city of El Paso, Texas. From the profitless firm, “Operation H.O.P.E, the actor has also got the key to the city and also the Beacon of H.O.P.E Award.

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Caption: Gabriel Iglesias performing on the stage (Source: Decider)

Relationship Status

The comedian is living together with her girlfriend in Whittier, California. The name of his girlfriend is Claudia Valdez and it seems like the couple has been in a romantic relationship for quite a long time now. They even have a son whose name is Frankie. As of 2021, Frankie must have turned twenty-three years old. However, the couple is quite secretive and has been keeping some of their private information private.

Currently, Gabriel is living a peaceful life together with his girlfriend, Claudia Valdez, and her child, Frankie. Together the couple also has a Chihuahua whose name is Bruno.

Once the comedian was suffering from Type II Diabetes and obesity which raised his body weight to 445 pounds. Then, Gabriel was warned by his doctor who gave him 2 years to live in this world. Immediately after listening to the warning of his doctor, Gabriel finally decided to lose weight and start living a healthy life. Gabriel went to join the DDP Yoga and was together taking the high-protein, low-carbohydrate regular diets. As a result, the comedian star successfully lost more than a hundred pounds.

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Caption: Gabriel Iglesias with his son (Source: HollywoodMask)

Body Measurements

The comedian had a huge body with a huge body weight. However, Gabriel now is healthy and is doing quite well in his life. Gabriel has a good height of 5 feet 8 inches or else 172 cm or 1.72 m. Likewise, the comedian still has a huge body weight of around 173 kg or 381 lbs after losing more than 100 pounds. The body measurements of the actor are 43-36-37 inches. Gabriel’s biceps size is 16 inches and he wears a shoe size 9 (US). Moreover, the actor has a pair of brown eyes with dark brown hair.

Gabriel Iglesias – Sociol Media

Gabriel has been quite active on social media platforms where he has managed to grab the attention of millions of people. The talented actor has an Instagram account where Gabriel has 2.8 million followers. On Twitter, the actor has a million followers. Likewise, Gabriel has 11 million followers on his own Facebook page. The comedy star has his own YouTube channel where he has managed to gain 4.76 million subscribers as of April 2021.