- 1 Who is Claudia Valdez?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Claudia Valdez Net Worth
- 3 Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity
- 4 Professional Career as an Actress and Producer
- 5 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 6 Popularity through Her Relationship with Gabriel Iglesias
Who is Claudia Valdez?
Claudia Valdez was born in the USA, however, the actual place and date of her birth are still unavailable. She is an actress and producer, but is probably best recognized for being the girlfriend of Gabriel Iglesias, the well-known comedian and actor.
How rich is she, as of now? Claudia Valdez Net Worth
Claudia Valdez’s net worth is over $1 million; earned from her involvement in the entertainment industry. Moreover, she most likely shares the wealth of her famous boyfriend Gabriel Iglesias, which has been estimated to be as high as $40 million.
Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity
Claudia Valdez keeps information regarding her early life, parents, and educational background far away from the media. However, it is known that she grew up somewhere in the United States, so she is American by nationality, and is of English ethnicity.
Professional Career as an Actress and Producer
Regarding her professional career, Claudia Valdez is primarily an actress, known for starring as a nurse in Maternity Ward in the 2010 sci-fi horror film entitled “Monsters”, directed by Gareth Edwards. In 2013, Claudia made her debut as a producer, and has worked on such Mexican film titles as “Monstruo”, “Musica Para Despues De Dormir”, “Inercia”, “Inframundo”, and “Gajes Del Oficio”, and won the 2014 Silver Ariel Award in the Best Short Fiction Film category.
Afterwards, she served as a production co-ordinator on such films as “The Legend Of Zoro”, “The Beauty And The Beast”, “On The Road”, “The Matador” and “La Zona”. Thanks to her accomplishments, Claudia has won an American Country Award, Nickelodeon’s 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Award, and The 8th Annual TV Land Awards.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
- Long dark brown hair
- Dark brown eyes
- Height – 5ft 3ins (1.60m)
- Weight – 132lbs (59kgs)
Popularity through Her Relationship with Gabriel Iglesias
Claudia Valdez has been in a relationship with popular actor and comedian Gabriel Iglesias for a decade. He’s adopted her son named Frankie born on 8 December 1997 from a previous relationship. Claudia and Gabriel have been living together since 2008 and their residence is in Whittier, California. They appeared for the first time together in public in January 2008, when they attended the ‘A Wish for Animal Benefit’ event at Laugh Factory.
Gabriel Iglesias Short Wiki/Bio
Gabriel Jesus Iglesias, better known under his nickname Fluffy, was born on 15 July 1976 under the sign of Cancer, in San Diego, California USA.
He is American by nationality and Mexican by ethnicity. Born to Jesus Iglesias and Esther P. Mendez, he was raised alongside his five elder siblings by a single mother in Long Beach, California. Prior to becoming involved in the entertainment industry, Gabriel was hired by a cell phone company based in Los Angeles.
Gabriel started his full-time comedy career in 1997, making his debut in “Make Me Laugh” next to Ken Ober and Fran Solomita. In 2000, he portrayed various characters in the comedy sketch series “All That”, created by Mike Tollin and Brian Robbins and aired on the Nickelodeon network.
He then starred as Piarta in the 2002 short film “Entre Vivos Y Plebeyos”, which was followed by his portrayals of Gabe in the 2003 comedy “El Matador”, Coquero in the 2004 drama “Days Of Santiago” and the 2006 comedy “The Surfer King”.
Stand-Up Specials and Voice Overs
Concurrently Gabriel featured in the stand-up special “Comedy Central Presents” in 2003, and then participated as a contestant in the fourth season of the NBC talent competition show “Last Comic Standing” in 2006. In the following year, Gabriel did a voice-over in the episode “Padre De Familia” of the FOX animated sitcom “Family Guy”, after which he provided his voice to identical twin characters in the Disney animated series “The Emperor’s New School” (2007-08).
By the end of the decade, he had also released two stand-up specials – “Gabriel Iglesias: Hot And Fluffy” (2007) and “Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy” (2009).
Rise to Fame
In 2011, Gabriel Iglesias created, produced and hosted his own stand-up comedy show, entitled “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution”, which been aired for three seasons on Comedy Central. He also landed the role of Tobias in the 2012 comedy-drama “Magic Mike”, which he later reprised in its sequel “Magic Mike XXL” in 2015.
In 2014, Gabriel starred in the comedy film “The Fluffy Movie”, directed by Manny Rodriguez, and featured as Miguel in the horror comedy film “A Haunted House 2”, after which he was chosen to play Alberto in the ABC sitcom “Cristela” (2014-15).
In 2015, Gabriel created his own reality TV show, entitled “Fluffy’s Food Adventures”, which lasted for 20 episodes and aired on the FUSE TV network. In 2016, he did a voice over in the animated special “Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade”, and released two stand-up specials, “Gabriel Iglesias: I’m Sorry For What I Said While I Was Hungry” (2016) and “Gabriel Iglesias: One Show Fits All” (2019).
Furthermore, he also provided his voice to such animated film titles as “Planes”, “The Nut Job”, “Smurfs: The Lost Village”, “Show Dogs”, etc. Most recently, Gabriel began starring in the Netflix comedy series “Mr. Iglesias” (2019-present), for which he also serves as an executive producer.
Weight Loss of Gabriel Iglesias
Being ‘Fluffy’ and overweight with approximately 445lbs (202kgs), Gabriel Iglesias has suffered from Type II Diabetes. After being warned that he would live only two more years unless he lost weight, Gabriel changed his diet and began to work out – result: he lost more than 100lbs (45kgs) in only 90 days.