Gabriel Iglesias

Gabriel Iglesias

Raleigh Improv

Wed Nov 3
Special Event

Gabriel Iglesias' Bio

Gabriel Iglesias is the youngest of six children, raised by a single mother in Long Beach, CA. It was

during his childhood that he developed a strong sense of humor to deal with the obstacles he faced. In

1997, he set out to hone his comedic skills, and performed stand-up anywhere he could find an audience;

including biker bars and hole-in-the-wall joints. Gabriel’s stand-up comedy is a mixture of storytelling,

parodies, characters and sound effects that bring his personal experiences to life. His unique and

animated comedy style has made him popular among fans of all ages.

Iglesias is one of America's most successful stand-up comedians performing to sold-out concerts around

the world. He is also one of the most watched comedians on YouTube with over 350,000,000 views and

has over 9 million fans on Facebook. The comedian has also had the distinct honor of being one of the

few to headline and sell-out Madison Square Garden in New York and Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Celebrating 20 years in stand-up comedy, Iglesias is currently on his new world tour, “One Show Fits All.”

Iglesias can next be heard voicing “Sprinkles” the dog in upcoming film Show Dogs set to hit theaters on

May 18th, 2018. He will also guest-star in an upcoming episode of ABC’s hit comedy Modern Family.

In 2017 Iglesias voiced the role of “Head Clerk” in Pixar’s Academy Award nominated animated film Coco.

He also voiced “Rufus the Dog” in Sony’s Golden Globe nominated animated holiday film The Star and

“Cuatro” in Fox 20th Century Film’s Academy Award nominated animated film Ferdinand. Iglesias also

reprised his role of "Jimmy" in the animated film The Nut Job 2 along with Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph

and Katherine Heigl.

Fluffy’s Food Adventures, a non-scripted comedic docu-follow series co-starring Gabriel's eccentric tour

mates and fellow comedians Martin Moreno, Rick Gutierrez, G Reilly and Alfred Robles completed a 3

season run on FUSE TV in 2017. The show followed Gabriel and his crew on a coast-to-coast culinary

trip in search of the country’s most mouthwatering dishes as they discover local gems, unique activities

and a few celebrities along the way.

In 2015, he co-starred with Channing Tatum in Warner Bros’ Magic Mike XXL, reprising his role as


Other feature film credits include co-starring roles in A Haunted House 2, and his voice can be heard in

numerous animated films Smurfs: The Lost Village, Norm of the North, The Book of Life, The Nut Job and

Disney’s Planes. Gabriel also starred in the theatrical stand-up concert comedy film, The Fluffy Movie.

On the small screen, Gabriel was a recurring guest star on the ABC sitcom Cristela. Comedy Central

aired Iglesias’ hit series Stand-Up Revolution for 3 seasons. The cable network also premiered Gabriel

Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy in an unprecedented two-night comedy special to over 15 million viewers. The

special was a follow-up to his previous DVD specials, Hot & Fluffy and I’m Not Fat...I’m Fluffy, which have

sold a combined total of over 2 million copies. At the end of 2016, Iglesias released his 6th one-hour

comedy special, I’m Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry on Netflix worldwide. He filmed the

special at the Allstate Arena in Chicago to 2 sold-out shows with a total of 20,000 fans in attendance.