General Facts and Figures
- Name: Gabriel Jesús Iglesias
- Net Worth: $40 Million
- Occupation: Comedian, Actor
- Date of Birth: July 15, 1976
- Place of Birth: San Diego, California
- Zodiac: Cancer
- Spouse: Claudia Valdez
- Social: Instagram
Early Life and Education
Gabriel Iglesias, popularly known as “Fluffy” was born in San Diego, California on 15th July 1976. He is the last born among six of his siblings born to Esther P. Mendez and Jesus Iglesias. All six of them were raised by a single mother.
Gabriel Iglesias began working at a cell phone company in LA before transitioning to a full-time comedian in 1997.
He’s now a renowned actor, comedian and writer, with a net worth of $40 million.
He had his debut film on Nickelodeon’s sketch comedy series, “All that”, where he co-starred alongside Nick Cannon and Amanda Bynes.
In 2006, he participated in the reality TV series, “Last Man standing” in the fourth season. He was unfortunately disqualified for smuggling a Blackberry to use to reach his friends and family. This violated the show’s rules.
He later landed roles in the film industry, making appearances on major screenplays such as Family Guy in 2007. He was also cast as a voice actor in the popular Disney series, “The Emperor’s New School’.
Additional voice actor roles he had to include “Planes” in the DisneyToon Studios film, The Nut Job, and El Americano: The Movie in 2016.
In 2011, he produced the Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution show that was aired on Comedy Central for three seasons till 2014.
One of his highlighted moments was when he featured in “Fluffy Breaks Even”, a reality series that premiered on 1st October 2015 on Fuse. The show was renewed for a third season in January 2017 and renamed “Fluffy’s Food Adventures”.
In February 2012, He won “The Key To The City” award at El Paso in Texas, as well as “The Beacon of Hope” from Operation H.O.P.E Organization. He won this award for his particular accomplishment of giving back to society.
Summing up his $40 million net worth, the American comedian accumulated over $21 million between 2017 and 2018. As a result, he got listed among top-paid comedians on global charts.
He heavily earns from his partnership with Netflix series shows. For example, his own production “Mr Iglesias” on Netflix portrays him as a history teacher rather than the comedian he is.
He currently resides around the Signal Hill area in California in a $1.5 million house. He has an obsession with Volkswagen buses, now owning a whole collection worth $3 million. He once toured the Business Insider around his bus warehouse.
Iglesia currently stays in Whittier, California with his long-term girlfriend whose identity he chose to keep a secret. They have a son called Frankie who is now 20 years old.