Gabriel Iglesias is not fat he is just fluffy. The American comedian and actor, has toured around the world with a single message. That no one is truly fat, there are just stages of fatness. According to Gabriel, people fall under one of seven categories, Big, Healthy, Husky, Fluffy, DAMN!!, and Oh Hell No!!. While his comedic prowess is well known around the world, Gabriel is also an actor and a voice actor. As one of the most successful comedians in the US, Iglesias rarely disappoints his fans. On the opposite end, his fans show the same trust in Iglesias and almost all of his shows are always sold-out.
Is he married? kids?
Gabrielle is yet to marry despite a long time relationship with his girlfriend, Claudia Valdez. The pair have a son Frankie who is now nearing 22-years of age.
Who is Gabriel Iglesias girlfriend Claudia Valdez?
A comedy icon, Gabriel is tight-lipped about his personal life and has maintained secrecy when it comes to his long-time girlfriend, Claudia Valdez. The pair share a son, Frankie from Claudia’s previous relationship. We take a deeper dive into the life of Gabrielle’s long-time girlfriend and son.
Gabrielle and Claudia met at a charity event. Although Gabrielle Iglesias and Claudia Valdez are yet to tie the knot, their relationship has been going on for a long time. The pair met in 2008, at the “Make a Wish” event held by laugh factory. They soon got together and have stayed that way ever since.
While Gabrielle is not known to have any other affairs, Claudia was in a relationship before Gabrielle. She also has a son from her previous relationship. The personal life of Claudia has been kept secret as Gabrielle refuses to talk openly about his long-time girlfriend. Claudia, of course, is known for her masterful appearance in the 2010 sci-fi thriller, “Monsters”. One for the creative side of filmmaking, Claudia has served the role of producer in several movies including LaZona, El Buffalo De La Noche, Jarhead, The legend of Zoro and Troy.
Gabriel Iglesias Son
A family of perfect three, Gabrielle and Claudia share a son, Frankie who was born on December 8, 1997. Although Frankie and Gabrielle are not biologically related, they share a strong bond. Gabrielle most often takes to social media to shower love on his son. The star of the Netflix comedy special Mr. Iglesias, Gabrielle has nothing but praise for his 22-year-old son Frankie Iglesias.
Gabriel Iglesias Biography Facts
Gabriel Jesús Iglesias was born on the 15th of July 1976 in San Diego, California. Born to Esther P. Mendez and Jesús Iglesias, Gabriel is the youngest of the six children. But his father left the family and Gabriel was raised by a single mother. Growing up, Gabriel moved a lot and journeyed around Riverside, Corona, Santa Ana, Baldwin Park, and Compton, before finally settling down in Section 8. Little is known about Gabriel’s academic life. It is assumed that the reality star has finished high school and chose to go into comedy rather than going to college.
Performing where he could:
As Gabriel moved a lot growing up, he couldn’t be choosy in his venues and audience. So, Gabriel performed comedy where he could find an audience. In 1997, Gabriel left the cell phone company he was working for and started working as a comedian. He would often travel back and forth from biker bars and hole-in-the-wall joints performing several sets at a time. This allowed Iglesias to develop is own style of storytelling that is a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects.
After three years of performing comedy underground, Gabriel finally got his big break in 2002, after appearing in the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series All That. The series featured Amanda Bynes and Nick Cannon and opened new opportunities to Iglesias. Gabrel continued working and in 2006 appeared as a contestant in the fourth season of reality TV series Last Comic Standing.
Alongside comedy, Gabrielle was also trying to work things out as a voice actor. In 2007, he was asked to voice a Mexican family in Family Guy. Later that year, Gabrielle was asked to voice The Emperor’s New School.
A full-time comic at Work:
Gabrielle’s debut as a working comedian was in 2011 when he debuted in a brand new series by Comedy Central. Entitled Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution, the series ran for three successful seasons before ending in 2014. The following year, Gabriel was approached by Fuse for a new reality series. Gabriel agreed and Fluffy Breaks Even premiered on Fuse on October 1, 2015. After its renewal in the third season, the show was renamed to Fluffy’s Food Adventures. The series wrapped up after three seasons in 2017.
Life in Netflix:
Ever since wrapping up the shooting of Fluffy’s Food Adventures, Gabriel has been working with Netflix. Alongside the TV series Mr.Iglesias, Gabriel has also signed up for two comedy specials with the network.
Early on in his career, Gabriel suffered from weight issues and was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. After being given two years to live by his doctor, Gabrielle decided to change things for the better and started taking care of his weight.
How Rich is Gabriel Iglesias? Net Worth?
The comedy icon has it all: an accomplished career, family and financial fortunes. As of 2020 Gabriel Iglesias net worth is estimated above $40M. He accumulates his wealth through different ventures in the entertainment industry mostly through TV shows and comedy performances.