Gabriel Iglesias Net Worth, Career, Personal Life And More

Gabriel Iglesias Net Worth

If you have heard and loved the line “I’m not fat, I’m fluffy” we take it that you are a big Gabriel Iglesias fan. The man behind this epic line, is a stand-up comedian, writer, producer, actor, and voice actor. He has made a great deal of money through his stand-up comedy shows, acting projects, and production projects. Gabriel Iglesias net worth in 2023 is $40 million.

Gabriel Iglesias bio

Iglesias is famous for his stand-up I’m Not Fat…I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy. He has worked in several movies, such as Magic Mike, Magic Mike 2, A Haunted House 2, Space Jam: A New Legacy (voiceover), and more.

Mike has appeared in TV shows such as Modern Family, My Wife and Kids, and The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange. He also starred in Netflix’s sitcom Mr. Iglesias, Comedy Central’s Stand Up Revolution (as a host), and Fuse’s Fluffy’s Food Adventures.

Gabriel has worked extensively with Netflix and Comedy Central as a producer. He produced his stand-up special I’m Not Fat…I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy. He has three comedy albums to his credit, Hot and Fluffy, We Luv Fluffy, and Aloha Fluffy.

Gabriel is a famous face on Netflix Is A Joke where he shares the stage with some of the leading names in the industry, including Adam Sandler, Dave Chappelle, Ellen DeGeneres, and Jerry Seinfeld.

NameGabriel Iglesias (aka Fluffy)
ProfessionStand-up comedian, Actor, Writer, Voice Actor, Producer
Age47 Years
Height5’10” (1.78 m or 178 cm)
BirthplaceSan Diego, California
DOB15 July 1976
Zodiac SignCancer
Years Active1997- Present
SpouseClaudia Valdez (ex-girlfriend)
ParentsJesus Iglesias and Esther P. Mendez

Early life and education

Gabriel was born in San Diego in California, on July 15, 1976. He was one of the six kids of Jesus Iglesias and Esther P. Mendez. Esther, his mother, raised him single-handedly. He has five elder siblings.

Iglesias spent his childhood in several places, including Riverside, Santa Ana, Corona, Compton, and Baldwin Park. He finally settled in Long Beach with his mother.


  • Before trying his hands at comedy, Gabriel worked in a mobile company situated in Los Angeles. In 1997, he started doing comedy full-time.
  • In 2000, Gabriel shared screen space with Nick Cannon and Amanda Bynes in Nickelodeon’s All That.
  • In 2006, he participated in Last Comic Standing Season 4. He made his spot in the list of final eight comedians. He passed this news to his family and friends using a smuggled phone, which got him disqualified from the reality show.
  • In 2007, he lent his voice to all the characters in the sixth season of Fox TV’s Family Guy. He appeared in the episode Padre de Familia.
  • The same year, Gabriel gave his voice to twin characters in The Emperor’s New School.
  • In 2011, he appeared as a host in Comedy Central’s stand-up show Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution. He also produced this show, which ran for 3 seasons.
  • He appeared as a host on Equals Three.
  • In 2012, he appeared in the movie Magic Mike. He played the role of a DJ who was also a drug dealer.
  • He played recurring roles in Hey It’s Fluffy and the 2014 sitcom Cristela.
  • In 2015, he appeared on Fuse’s reality show Fluffy Breaks Even. The show got a new name by the time it reached the third season. It was renamed to Fluffy’s Food Adventures (2017).
  • He essayed the role of Gabe Iglesias in Netflix’s original series Mr. Iglesias from 2019 to 2020.
  • In October 2022, Netflix released his concert at LA’s Dodger Stadium as Stadium Fluffy.


  • In 2013, he starred as the voices of Ned and Zed in Planes
  • He lent his voice to several characters in the 2014 movie The Nut Job
  • In 2016, he again voiced the characters in the animated movie El Americano: The Movie
  • In 2021, he became the voice of Speedy Gonzales in Space Jam: A New Legacy
  • In the same year, he voiced Picchu in the movie Maya and the Three
  • His other voiceovers include The Book of Life, The Nut Job 2, Blazing Samurai, Nutty by Nature, The Star, Coco, Norm of the North, and Smurfs: The Lost Village

Gabriel Iglesias net worth

Gabriel Iglesias is a famous comedian, actor, and writer. He performs stand-up comedy at various events, tours a lot, and has comedy specials on television and OTT platforms like Netflix. Gabriel Fluffy Iglesias net worth, as of 2023, is around $40 million.

Netflix has the biggest role to play in making Gabriel super wealthy. He signed a deal for two stand-up comedy specials and one series with the streaming giant and cashed a lot from this association. He is constantly working with Netflix, fueling his already mind-blowing bank balance.

On top of that, his jam-packed touring schedule, which covers all of the United States of America, also adds oodles to his wealth.

Gabriel’s shows sell like hotcakes. He is one of the most successful and wealthy comedians. In fact, he is counted among the richest comedians in America. Between 2017 and 2018, he churned out $21 million from varied sources, including his Netflix deal.

To add to it, social media is also a source of his passive income. He has 6.55 million subscribers on YouTube, 8.2 followers on TikTok, and 4 million followers on Instagram. His popularity on these social media channels also monetizes well.

He also owns an online store. He sells his merchandises in his store. The sales of his store also add to the net worth of Gabriel Iglesias.

Real Estate

Gabriel has a gorgeous 3,322-square-foot mansion in Signal Hill, California. His home is worth $1.5 million. The four-bedroom and four-bathroom home has a pool and spa in the backyard, a large balcony overlooking the garage, a family room with a fireplace, and a spacious kitchen.

His automobile collection is mind-blowing. He loves Volkswagen buses and has a collection of 15 type 2 buses worth $3 million. He keeps his automobiles in a warehouse. The gem in his type 2 collection is a 1956 Wolfsburg Edition Type 2 worth around $3,000.

He also has a 1950 Volkswagen Beetle Hoffman Edition in gray color. Other wheels in his collection include a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat worth around $60,000 and a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Trans Am version worth $23,000.

Awards and rewards

  • In 2012, he received the honorary key to El Paso, Texas
  • He was presented with the Beacon of H.O.P.E Award by the NGO Operation H.O.P.E on 10 February 2012
  • In the same year, he was nominated for the ALMA Award in the category of Favorite TV Reality, Variety, or Comedy Personality or Act

Personal life

Gabriel dated Claudia Valdez for a very long time. The couple had a son, Frankie, together. Gabriel and Claudia went their separate paths in 2017. Gabriel even canceled some of his shows and quit alcohol.

Battle with health issues

Although he appears a very happy-go-lucky person on stage and screen, Gabriel has had his fair share of struggles, mostly in the form of bad health. He struggled with obesity, depression, and alcoholism.

His rising weight became a big concern for him and even posed severe health complications. When he was 445 pounds, which he describes as his heaviest state, Gabriel was diagnosed with Diabetes (Type II Diabetes, to be precise). His blood sugar level kept spiking and even surpassed 300 mg/dl. The doctors told him that he could survive only two years with his weight. Gabriel was taken aback by this news.

He decided to shed all the extra weight and lead a healthy lifestyle. As he could not undergo bariatric surgery due to his touring schedule, he took to Diamond Dallas Page Yoga, weight lifting, and a healthy low-carb and high-protein diet. His efforts paid well, and he lost more than a hundred pounds.

His hectic work life made him prone to burnout, which ultimately led to alcoholism and depression.

He also contracted coronavirus and tested positive on July 15, 2021.

Social media presence

Just like on stage and on screen, Gabriel Iglesias is a star on social media platforms too. He has millions of followers across his social media channels.

Gabriel has a YouTube channel under the name @fluffyguy with 6.55 million subscribers. He joined YouTube on January 30, 2009. To date, Iglesias has posted 734 videos on his channel and received 1,329,135,901 views collectively. The most popular videos on his channel include Fluffy Goes to India with 55M views, Road Trip with 40M views, and Fluffy visits Saudi Arabia with 33M views.

He has 4 million followers on Instagram and 1 million followers on Twitter. He joined Twitter in April 2009. His Facebook page has 12 million followers. On TikTok, he has 8.2 million followers.

Here are the details about his social media channels.

Social Media PlatformSocial Media HandleFollowers/ Subscribers
Instagram@fluffyguy4 M
Twitter@fluffyguy1 M
TikTok@fluffyguy8.2 M
YouTube@fluffyguy6.55 M
Facebook@ Gabriel Iglesias12 M

Interesting facts about Gabriel Iglesias

  • Gabriel is of Mexican descent
  • In the year 2018, he was listed among the top 10 paid comedians globally
  • The decision to do comedy full-time met with a lot of resistance from his family. He had to leave his home and car to follow his dream of becoming a stand-up comedian
  • He describes Eddie Murphy, Bill Cosby, Paul Rodriguez, and Robin Williams as his influences
  • When Gabriel performed at Los Angeles’s Dodger Stadium in 2022, he became the first comedy star to sell out
  • Gabriel maintains an agreeable relationship with his and Claudia’s son, Frankie. In fact, he is very close to him and also helps raise him
  • Gabriel’s Hawaiian shirts are equally famous as he is

Final thoughts

Gabriel Iglesias, or the “fluffy guy” is an incredible stand-up comedian. His USP is his family-friendly and relatable humor. He strikes the right chord with his audience belonging to every age strata.

He uses his health and personal experience to create content that sends the world in splits. Young and old, man and woman- everyone loves “The Fluffy Guy”.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Who is Gabriel Iglesias?

Gabriel Iglesias is a stand-up comedy star, actor, producer, writer, and voice artist from America.

2. What is Gabriel Iglesias net worth?

As of 2023, Gabriel Iglesias net worth is around $40 million.

3. What is Gabriel Iglesias’s age?

Gabriel Iglesias is 47 years old. He was born on 15 July 1976.

4. What is Gabriel Iglesias’s height?

Gabriel Iglesias is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m or 178 cm) tall.

5. Is Gabriel Iglesias married?

No, Gabriel Iglesias is not married, but he has a stepson, Frankie, with his ex-girlfriend Claudia.

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