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Gabriel Iglesias Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Gabriel J. Iglesias was born on 15 July 1976 in San Diego, California USA of Mexican descent. He is a comedian, film and television producer, actor, screenwriter and director. He is perhaps best recognised for his comedy show “I’m Not Fat…I’m Fluffy”.
Gabriel Iglesias Net Worth $15 Million
So how rich is Gabriel Iglesias? Sources estimate his current net worth to be $15 million and it seems to be increasing with each year. Most of it has been accumulated from his movie “The Fluffy Movie”, and his work as a voice actor in “El Americano: The Movie”, “The Book of Life” and others.
Gabriel Iglesias started his career as a comedian while still working at a phone company. He decided that comedy is something that he wanted to do in his life and quit his previous job, despite his relatives advising against it. His first appearance on television was in a Nickelodeon comedy TV series “All That”, where he played different characters in year 2000. In 2006 he was one of the contestants in the reality television show “Last Comic Standing”, where he managed to be one of the eight comedians participating, but later was disqualified. In 2011 “Comedy Central” released Gabriel’s stand-up comedy series entitled “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution” which received positive reviews from the public and comedy enthusiasts.
Gabriel’s work as a voice actor is an important part of his career and net worth. In 2008 he voiced a group of characters in the popular animated series “Family Guy”. He has also become the voice of several characters in another animated series “The High Fructose Adventures of the Annoying Orange” in 2012, which was a show that was first known as a YouTube web series “The Annoying Orange”. While this is probably not related to his involvement in a previously mentioned series, in 2012 he was also invited as a guest star in an episode of the popular YouTube series “Epic Meal Time” and has also been featured on another popular YouTube series “Equals Three” several times. He is also known for working as a voice actor in feature movies – Gabriel became the voice of Ned and Zed in Walt Disney Pictures animated movie “Planes” (in 2013) and he also voiced the character Jimmy in animated comedy “The Nut Job” (in 2014). In the same year, he also voiced the character Pepe Rodriguez in the animated musical comedy “The Book of Life” and Garcia in another animated movie “El Americano” in 2015. Currently, he is working on a comedy drama film “Magic Mike XXL” which should be released later this year.
In his personal life, Gabriel Iglesias is known for having struggled with health problems because of being overweight. However, he seems to have managed to get into a healthier lifestyle and continues to talk about his weight as one of the topics of his comedy shows. In 2012, he received the Beacon of H.O.P.E. Award for his involvement with the organisation and continuous support.