Gabriel Iglesias’ Net Worth Forbes: How Much Money Does The Comedian Fluffy Guy Make, Why Is He So Rich?

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Gabriel Iglesias is one of the most famous and highest-paid comedians in the world and his net worth is shocking to know. How big is his fortune?

In 2012, Gabriel Iglesias was awarded an honorary key to the city of El Paso, which he referred to as his “second home.” At the same event, he received something called a Beacon of H.O.P.E  award from the non-profit organization Operation H.O.P.E., which is dedicated to providing financial literacy services and other types of education to underprivileged communities. He got the award for, in the words of Operation H.O.P.E. co-founder Angel Gomez, going “above and beyond” for his efforts in giving back.

His earnings from Netflix are combined with, and buttressed by, a prolific touring schedule, which has the comedian on the road for months out of the year performing comedy all over the United States, often joined by some of a stable of friends and collaborators.

But, how rich is he right now and how does he make his money. You’d be shocked to know he’s one of the wealthiest comedy stars in the world. Read on for more.

Profile Summary

Celebrated Name:Gabriel Iglesias
Net Worth:$40 million
Salary:$20 million in a year
Profession:Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Voice Actor, Television producer
Date of Birth:July 15, 1976
Birthplace:California, United States
Parents:Esther P. Mendez and Jesus Iglesias
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Gabriel Iglesias
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How rich is Gabriel Iglesias?

Born on July 15, 1976, in San Diego, California, United States to parents Esther P. Mendez and Jesus Iglesias, Gabriel Iglesias is a comedian and actor known as Fluffy. He is the youngest of six children.

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.

Iglesias was working for a cell phone company in 1997 when he decided to go into comedy full time, which led to him getting evicted from his home and losing his car.

In 2000, he appeared on the sixth season of the Nickelodeon sketch comedy show All That and was later a contestant on Last Comic Standing.

He often references his weight in his comedy, being most known for his shows I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy.

The Californian has also done a ton of voice acting work, appearing in shows like Family Guy, The Emperor’s New School, and the upcoming Disney+ series Monsters at Work.

Comedian Grabiel Iglesias has created his own persona for himself called “Fluffy” and made lots of money in the meantime.

What is Gabriel Iglesias’ net worth? According to Celebrity Net Worth, Iglesias is worth $40 million. His salary is reportedly $20 million per year from stand-up shows, Netflix comedy specials and sitcom, as well as other acting and voice-over work.

Between June 2017 and June 2018, Gabriel earned $21 million from his various endeavors. That was enough to make him one of the 10 highest-paid comedians on the planet, and he’s continued to rack up lucrative paydays in his career since, especially with his association with the famously deep-pocketed Netflix.

Gabriel Iglesias lives in California, with a reported $1.5 million home in the Signal Hill area. More interesting than his house is probably his collection of automobiles. Gabriel is obsessed with Volkswagen buses to the point that he has a collection of them that is worth $3 million. He keeps his buses in an enormous warehouse that resembles a car museum, and he at one time gave a tour of the collection to Business Insider, which you can check out below:

Gabriel Iglesias
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Gabriel Iglesias was in a lonterm relationship with his now ex-girlfriend, Claudia Valdez.

Despite the comedian being single, he dated an actress named Claudia Valdez. Gabriel’s ex-girlfriend Claudia best known for On the Road, The Legend of Zorro, Troy, and 2010 movie Monsters, though she doesn’t seem to have performed in any large productions since.

The ex-couple first met at the set of the movie Make A Wish in 2008. After a while, they began dating. They lived together for nearly 12 years in Whittier, California, the United States.

Not much is known about her personal life, other than the fact she was in a long-term relationship with Gabriel.

Her son Frankie was born before she met Gabriel – his father is unknown to the public.

In July 2020 they ended their relationship, for unknown reasons.

Gabriel admitted to struggling with depression and alcoholism which had an impact on his family, so this may have played a role in their relationship ending.