|Gabriel Iglesias Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||July 15, 1976|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Gabriel Iglesias is an American comedian and actor who is best known for his shows such as I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy.
Gabriel Jesus Iglecias
San Diego, California, United States
- Father – Jesus Iglesias
- Mother – Esther P. Mendez
- Siblings – He has 5 siblings.
- Others – Donaciano Munoz (Maternal Grandfather), Emilia Pinuelas (Maternal Grandmother)
He self-manages himself.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
129 kg or 284.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Gabriel Iglesias has a longtime girlfriend whose identity remains unknown as he prefers to keep it that way in order to protect her privacy.
He has a son named Frankie.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Mexican descent.
- Bearded Jaw
- Thick Eyebrows
Gabriel Iglesias Favorite Things
Source – Instagram
Gabriel Iglesias Facts
- Before fame, he once worked for a cell phone company in Los Angeles.
- In 1997, he went into comedy full-time. However, after doing comedy acts and choosing it as his full-time career, he got evicted from his home and lost his car.
- While doing comedy acts on stage, he tends to often make his bodyweight an entertaining niche, saying “Oh, I’m not fat, I’m fluffy”, elaborating that there were 5 levels of fatness, “Big”, “Healthy”, “Husky”, “Fluffy”, and “DAMN!!!” Adding more humor to his sentence, Iglesias added that the 6th level says, “Oh Hello No!”.
- In 2000, Iglesias appeared in the 6th season of the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series All That alongside Amanda Bynes and Nick Cannon.
- As a voice actor, he voiced an entire Mexican Family in Padre de Familia in 2007. Around the same time, he also began voicing a recurring set of identical twin characters on The Emperor’s New School, a Disney animated series which he has described as his favorite voice work. He has also voiced Ned and Zed in the 2013 DisneyToon Studios film, Planes, as well as the characters in the animated films The Nut Job (2014) and El Americano: The Movie (2016).
- In 2006, he was a contestant on the 4th season of reality TV series Last Comic Standing. Though he surpassed the elimination to become one of the final 8 comics, he was disqualified for using smuggled BlackBerry to communicate with family and friends, which violated the rules of the show.
- In 2011, Comedy Central debuted Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution, a standup showcase series that Iglesias produced and hosted. The show ran for 3 seasons until 2014.
- He hosted 6 episodes of Equals Three.
- He played as a strip club DJ and drug dealer in the film Magic Mike (2012).
- Iglesias has been featured in the reality show Fluffy Breaks Even which premiered on Fuse on October 1, 2015.
- In 2019, he portrayed the character of Gabe Iglesias on Netflix’s original series Mr. Iglesias, a story about a teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School.
- Iglesias made a guest appearance on WWE Backstage on FS1 during which he participated in a segment called “promo school”.
- He cited Paul Rodriguez, Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams, and Bill Cosby as his comedy influences.
- He prefers doing a relatively clean comedy and avoids potentially controversial stints like politics or religion.
- Iglesias was presented with numerous awards by the city of El Paso, Texas, on February 10, 2012.
- Besides struggling to achieve a healthier lifestyle, he has struggled with depression and alcohol abuse which was partly caused by his heavy touring schedule.
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