Gabriel Iglesias is one of the top comedians in the world. He had a tough childhood growing up alongside five siblings and a single mother. Gabriel always believed in his comedy, and in 1997, he quit working for a cell phone company to work as a full time comedian.
Iglesias’ comedy started to pay off nearly a decade later when he starred in the TV series, Last Comic Standing. He made it to the last eight, but he was disqualified for smuggling a phone to communicate with his family and friends.
By that time, Gabriel’s talent was evident for all to see, and in 2011, he hosted Comedy Central’s Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution. Gabriel went on to appear in several shows and films including, Fluffy’s Food Adventures, Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade, The Fluffy Movie, Magic Mike XXL, and many more. Gabriel also tours the world performing stand-up comedy.
Gabriel is a famous stand-up comedian, but he keeps news about his relationship private. It means that many people do not know whether he is married. We can confirm that Gabriel Iglesias isn’t married, but he is in a serious relationship. Keep reading to discover more about his love life.
He is currently in a relationship with long-time girlfriend, Claudia Valdez
We can confirm that Gabriel is in a relationship with Claudia Valdez. The couple has been dating for more than a decade, and they seem to be going strong. The couple made their first appearance together at A Wish for Animal Benefit at Laugh Factory.
Claudia Valdez isn’t as famous as Gabriel, but she made an appearance on screen in the 2010 movie, Monsters. Claudia has been very supportive of Gabriel in his life and career. He was instrumental in getting Gabriel back to good health when he suffered a diabetes scare.
She also helped him through a period of depression and alcoholism. Gabriel references Claudia in some of his jokes, and you can see that he loves Claudia by the way he talks about her. The serious nature of their relationship has led people to speculate that Gabriel and Claudia are married. However, the couple still identifies as boyfriend and girlfriend.
He is the loving father of son Frankie Iglesias
Gabriel is Frankie’s father, but he is not the biological father. Frankie was born on 8th December 1997, and he is the product of one of Claudia’s past relationships. Regardless, Gabriel treats Frankie like his biological son. The two have a strong bond, and sometimes, Gabriel gives us insights into their relationship via social media.
On 3rd January 2017, Gabriel posted a funny tweet asking any girl to take Frankie off his hands;
“My son is great! He’s 19 and chills. What a life! Any cute girls wanna take him off my hands? He has all his shots.”
Gabriel confirmed via a tweet that Frankie will be his only son. However, Gabriel is a top comedian, and we can’t tell for sure whether he was joking or not.