The stand-up comedian Gabriel J. Iglesias is comically known as Fluffy. He is also an actor, writer, producer, and voice actor.
Gabriel Iglesias' early life
Gabriel Iglesias was born as Gabriel Jesus Iglesias on the 15th July 1976 in San Diego, California, the youngest of six children to a single mother. As a boy, he grew up in Riverside, Corona, Santa Ana, Baldwin Park, and Compton.
His family later settled in Section 8, low-income housing in Long Beach, where Gabriel Iglesias spent most of his youth.
Gabriel Iglesias belongs to American nationality and there is not any information provided about his ethnicity. He is of Mexican descent.
Gabriel Iglesias' career
Before doing comedy, Gabriel Iglesias used to work for a cell phone company in Loss Angles. Though he was insisted by the family to follow the same job for financial security, Gabriel tried in comedy.
Handling two works started being difficult for him and since 1997, Gabriel Iglesias gave his full-time to comedy. Because of leaving the job of cell phone Company, Gabriel even had to leave his house and car.
Nevertheless, he followed comedy and started doing comedy often referring his weight to his comedy. Gabriel Iglesias' comedy is mostly related to fatness. He uses the term "I am not fat... I am Fluffy" in his comedies, which were popular among fat people in 1940s.
In 2007, Gabriel Iglesias was the one to voice an entire Mexican family in "Padre de Familia," a sixth season episode of the Fox TV animated comedy Family Guy, working alongside Seth MacFarlane.
Iglesias was a contestant on the fourth season of reality TV series Last Comic Standing in 2006. He is the host and producer of 2011, Comedy Central debuted Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution. Gabriel Iglesias has hosted/co-hosted six episodes of Equals Three.
He has made a guest appearance on the YouTube show Epic Meal Time on April 3, 2012, episode Fast Food Fluffy Cake. In 2012's film Magic Mike, starring Channing Tatum, where he played strip club DJ and a drug dealer.
Currently, Gabriel Iglesias has featured on the new reality show Fluffy Breaks Even, which currently comes on Fuse TV.
Gabriel Iglesias has been honored with many awards for his contribution to comedy.
Gabriel Iglesias' personal life
Gabriel Iglesias is currently living in Whittier, California with his girlfriend Claudia Valdez and they are blessed with a son. Even if they are not married, they are living a beautiful life as husband and wife.
His work has given him many fans including more than nine hundred thousand followers on Twitter.
Gabriel Iglesias' net worth
The successful comedian has a staggering net worth of $40 million. In a year tour in 2015, with over 100 shows he earned above $8.5 million.
Gabriel Iglesias' earnings for the year 2013 was said to be $11 million, which he accumulated from his work in movies and comedy shows that year.
He owns a 14,404 sq foot house in Signal Hills. Gabriel Iglesias also owns a huge collection of cars like Hummer H2, which has a price of $53,286, Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Gold, and many others