Gabriel Iglesias Net Worth, Biography and Career

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Updated 2020/04/06 at 11:20 AM
Gabriel Iglesias Net Worth
Gabriel Iglesias Net Worth

Popular Name:Gabriel Iglesias
Birth Name:Gabriel Jesus Iglesias
Birth Date:15 July 1976
Birth Place:San Diego, California, United States
Marital Status:Single
Children:1 — Frankie Iglesias
Profession:Comedian, Actor, Producer
Years active:1997 till date
Net Worth:$45 Million
Last Updated:2021


Gabriel Iglesias is one of the most successful stand-up comedians in America. He is also known as a voice actor, actor, writer, and producer. It is highly possible that you already know this entertainer, but do you know Gabriel Iglesias net worth, age, or how tall he is?  If you do not know, you’re at the right spot for this information.

We’ve prepared this article with details of Gabriel Iglesias’s biography, career, childhood, personal life, achievements, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Gabriel Iglesias’ Childhood

Gabriel Jesus Iglesias was born to Jesus Iglesias and Esther P. Mendez in San Diego, California, United States on July 15, 1976. He is the youngest of the six children of his parents and grew up with his siblings in Riverside, Corona, Santa Ana, and Baldwin Park.

Gabriel Iglesias’ Career

Gabriel Iglesias began his career as a comedian in the year 1997 against his mother’s wishes. He first appeared on TV in the Nickelodeon comedy series “All That” in 2000. This was soon followed by his shows ‘My Wife and Kids and “Premium Blend”. In 2002, Iglesias did a short film titled ‘Entre Vivos y plebeyos’.

He became more active from 2003 to 2006, doing a number of projects including “The Emperor’s New School”, “Last Comic Standing”, “Comedy Central Presents”, “The Surfer King”, “Days of Santiago”, and “El Matador”. Then he voiced the role of an entire Mexican family in an episode of Fox TV’s animated series “Family Guy” in 2007.

With these progressive stints, Gabriel Iglesias net worth began to shoot up to the sky. He went on to host the show ‘Live at Gotham’ and also did a stand-up performance in “Hot and Fluffy”, after which a DVD of the show “I’m Not Fat, I’m Fluffy” was released by Comedy Central in the year 2009.

Two years later, his next comedy show “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution” premiered, leading to an improvement in Gabriel Iglesias net worth.

Gabriel Iglesias’ Films & Shows

Over the years in his impressive career as an entertainer, Gabriel Iglesias has done numerous shows and films, including ‘Magic Mike’, ‘Planes’, ‘The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange, ‘The Nut Job’, ‘A Haunted House 2’, ‘The Book of Life, ‘The Fluffy Movie, and ‘Aloha Fluffy’.

In 2014, he was cast in ABC’s ‘Cristela’, after which he appeared in Magic Mike’s sequel “Magic Mike XXL” and also in the show ‘Fluffy Breaks Even.

In 2016, the comedian covered more grounds in his career, as he appeared in the TV shows WWE Tribute to the TroopTroops’ and ‘WWE SmackDown’. He has also lent his contributions to the films The Nut Job 2’, ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’, ‘I’m Sorry For What I Said While I Was Hungry’, and ‘El Americano: The Movie.

Awards & Achievements

Due to his roles and stellar performances, Gabriel Iglesias has earned a number of awards and honors. He is credited as a Beacon of H.O.P.E. Award winner, an award he from Operation H.O.P.E in 2002.

He has received the “key to the city of El Paso” and a number of other awards from El Paso. In 2012, he has nominated for the ALMA Award in the Favorite TV Reality, “Variety or Comedy Personality or Act” category.

Gabriel Iglesias’ Personal Life

At one point in his life, Gabriel Iglesias suffered from obesity and Type II Diabetes which made him weigh 445 pounds. He was warned by health professionals who gave him only two years to live. After hearing the warning, the fluffy actor decided to lose some weight and live a healthy lifestyle.

He practiced DDP Yoga and included a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet in his lifestyle and lost more than 100 pounds as a result of this.

Gabriel Iglesias has listed his comedy influences as Bill Cosby, Paul Rodriguez, Eddie Murphy, and Robbin Williams.

Currently, the comedian lives in Long Beach, California with his long-term girlfriend Claudia Valdez, and his son, Frankie.

Physical Features

Gabriel Iglesias is a Chubby, Fluffy man. Although he has lost most of his excessive weight, the comedian now weighs 78kg and stands at a height of 178cm. His hair is black in color, just like his eyes.

Gabriel Iglesias Net Worth

Gabriel Jesus Iglesias is one of the most successful stand-up comedians alive. From losing more than a hundred pounds to lending his voice to many critically acclaimed films, the talented actor has made a lot of wealth as much as he made fans in his career.

Gabriel Iglesias net worth has come from his seemingly lucrative career. Between June 2017 and June 2018, he reportedly collected $21 million from his endeavors, making him one of the ten highest-paid comedians on earth, and he has continued to rack up lucrative paychecks in his career since then which have all built up Gabriel Iglesias net worth.

His assets, Gabriel Iglesias net worth also comprises his numerous properties. He lives in California, but owns a $1.5 million house in the Signal Hill area. More interesting than his homes is probably his automobile collection.

He is a big fan of Volkswagen buses to the extent that his collection of Volkswagen buses is worth $3 million. He keeps his buses in a huge warehouse that resembles a car museum.

Gabriel Iglesias net worth is a total of $45 million, and it looks like we shall see more from the fluffy 44-year-old entertainer in the next few years.

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