Who is Gabriel Iglesiasand and what is his net worth 2018? Gabriel Iglesias is an actor who has appeared in many films. He is also a voice actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He has been comically referred as “Fluffy”. He is popular for his own shows ‘Hot & Fluffy’ and ‘I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy’. He has appeared in a number of TV shows and is the producer of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution’. Iglesias has also appeared in WWE. He has lent his voice in many films like ‘The Book of Life’, ‘El Americano: The Movie’, Smurfs: The Lost Village’, ‘Show Dogs’, and ‘Norm of the North’.
Gabriel Jesus Iglesias was born on July 15, 1976, in San Diego, California. He was born as “Gabriel Jesus Iglecias”. He was born to a single mother and had five other siblings. He was the youngest child and was raised in different cities including Riverside, Santa Ana, Corona, Compton, and Baldwin Park. His family then finally settled in Section 8 in Long Beach. In 1997, he was employed in a cell phone company based in Los Angeles. He then went on to full-time comedy by which he lost his home and car.
Gabriel Iglesias is still not married. The comedian has been dating Claudia Valdez since 2008. He is also looking after her son named Frankie born from her previous relationship. He used to weigh 445 pounds and was told by the doctor that he could survive only for 2 years. He has been maintaining a low carbohydrate diet and performing Diamond Dallas Page Yoga which helps him shed more than 100 pounds.
In 2000, Gabriel Iglesias appeared in the series ‘All That’ on Nickelodeon. He then went on to appear in shows like Premium Brand, My Wife and Kids, Comedy Central Presents, and Hot and Fluffy. He became the host of the show Live at Gotham in 2007. In 2006, he became a contestant on the reality television series ‘Last Comic Standing’.
In 2007, he lent his voice to the animated comedy series ‘Family Guy’ on FOX V. In the same year, he also lent his voice to Disney’s series ‘The Emperor’s New School’. He became the host and producer of the show called ‘Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution on Comedy Central in 2011. In the same year, Iglesias appeared and also became the writer and executive producer of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution.
The show continued till 2014. A year later, he again lent his voice for The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange. A year later, he became the host of ‘Equals Three’ and also appeared as a drug dealer in the movie ‘Magic Mike’. In 2013, he voiced in the film ‘Planes’. He also went on to voice other animated films like El Americano: The Movie and The Nut Job. He had a recurring role as Alberto in Cristela in 2014.
Iglesias appeared as himself in WWE SmackDown in 2016. He also appeared in WWE Tribute to the Troops. A year later he appeared in the television series Narcos. He is currently appearing in the show called Fluffy Breaks Even on Fuse TV.
Gabriel Iglesias has received several awards from El Paso, Texas. In 2012, the non-profit organization called Operation H.O.P.E presented him with the Beacon of H.O.P.E. Award and the key to the city.
Gabriel Iglesias Net Worth
Gabriel Iglesias found considerable success by performing stand-up comedy. He has appeared in a number of TV shows and films and has also lent his voice to many other films. By doing so, he has gone on to accumulate good wealth for himself. Gabriel Iglesias’ net worth is an estimated $33 million.
Part of this wealth also comes by releasing comedy albums. In 2008, he released his first comedy album entitled ‘Hot and Fluffy’. This was followed by We Luv Fluffy in 2009. His third comedy album called Aloha Fluffy was released in 2013. In 2002, Iglesias appeared in a short film called ‘Entre vivos y plebeyos’.
Gabriel Iglesias has been diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. He currently resides in Whittier, California. He has appeared in 14 television series and 10 films.