Gabriel Jesús Iglesias, born July 15, 1976, known professionally as Gabriel Iglesias or Fluffy, is a prominent American stand-up comedian and actor. He has produced a number of stand-up specials for television outlets such as Comedy Central and Netflix, including “I’m Not Fat” I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy.
|Full Name:||Gabriel Jesús Iglesias|
|Date of Birth:||July 15, 1976|
|Place of Birth:||San Diego, California|
|State of Origin:||California|
|Occupation:||Comedian & Actor|
|Net Worth:||$40 million|
Early Life and Education
Gabriel Jess Iglesias was born to Esther P. Mendez and Jess Iglesias on July 15, 1976 in San Diego, California.
Esther, his mother, reared him on her own. He has Mexican ancestry. Iglesias grew up in Long Beach’s Section 8 low-income housing after first living in Riverside, Corona, Santa Ana, Baldwin Park, and Compton.
Gabriel Iglesias worked for a cell phone firm in Los Angeles before switching to comedy full-time in 1997, which led to him losing his car and home.
Iglesias frequently makes fun of his weight in his humor, joking that there are five different levels of fatness: “Big,” “Healthy,” “Husky,” “Fluffy,” and “DAMN!”
He added the sixth level, “Oh hell, no,” in 2009. He co-starred with Nick Cannon and Amanda Bynes in the sixth season of the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series All That in 2000.
Iglesias competed on the fourth season of the reality TV show Last Comic Standing in 2006, making it to the last eight comics after avoiding elimination.
At that point, he was eliminated from the competition for breaking the show’s rules by communicating with family and friends via a smuggled BlackBerry.
In “Padre de Familia,” a sixth season episode of the Fox TV animated sitcom Family Guy, Iglesias provided the voice for a whole Mexican family.
In the same year, he started providing the voices for a recurring pair of identical twin characters on the Disney animated series The Emperor’s New School, which he calls his favorite voice work.
Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution, a stand-up comedy series that Iglesias produced and hosted, debuted on Comedy Central in 2011. It ran for three seasons before coming to an end in 2014.
Iglesias played a strip club DJ and a drug dealer in the 2012 movie Magic Mike, and he presented or co-hosted six episodes of Equals Three.
In the 2013 DisneyToon Studios film Planes, Iglesias provided the voices of Ned and Zed.
 Additionally, he provided voices for characters in the animated movies El Americano: The Movie and The Nut Job.
Iglesias was the first comedian to sell out Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium in 2022. On October 18, 2022, Stadium Fluffy, a Netflix original film, was released about the concert.
Gabriel Iglesias Net Worth
Gabriel Iglesias is a prominent American stand-up comedian and actor with a net worth of about $40 million.
Iglesias has resided in Whittier, California, since 2010. He had a committed relationship with Claudia Valdez, with whom he shares Frankie, a stepson.
He split up with Valdez in 2017, according to a June 2020 People article, which caused him to postpone some appearances and give up alcohol for two years.
He still has a close relationship with Frankie, whom he raised, despite the breakup.