Also known as Fluffy, and professionally known as Gabriel J. Iglecias, born in 1976, is a well-known American comedian, actor, producer, writer and voice actor.
He is best known for hosting shows called “I'm not fat… I'm Fluffy” and also “Hot & Fluffy”. He practices storytelling, mimicking voices and using sound effects in his performance.
His trademarks revolve around references to his weight and wearing Hawaiian shirts.
Iglecias has grew up in Riverside, and moved to Corona and Compton before finally settling in so-called “Section 8”, a low-income housing located in Long Beach.
Before starting a career in comedy, Iglecias had worked in Los Angeles, for a mobile phone company.
Iglecias took a risk in 1997 and began performing in comedy full-time. Because he left his post at the phone company, he got in a serious fight with his mother that had resulted in him being evicted from his house and his car being taken from him.
In 2000, Iglecias had appeared in a comedy show “All that”, co-starring alongside Amanda Bynes and actor Nick Cannon.
In 2007, Igleciasgave a voice to a whole Mexican family in the sixth season of the show "Padre de Familia", Spanish version of comedy “Family Guy”.
In 2009, the production house “Comedy Central” had released the DVD of the Iglecias’s show “I'm not fat... I'm Fluffy”.
In 2011, production house Comedy Central had debuted Gabriel Iglecias inthe show “Presents Stand up Revolution”, which was a standup showcase series that Iglecias produced and hosted.
Igleciasis currently hosting and co-hosting six episodes of the show “Equals Three”, where he appears more frequently than any other show’s guest.
Iglecias made a guest-star appearance on the show on You Tube, called the “Epic Meal Time”which aired in the April 3, year 2012 episode. The episode was called the "Fast Food Fluffy Cake".
In 2013, Igleciasgave a voice to characters Ned and Zed, in the DisneyToon Studios movie, called “Planes”.During 2014 he gave a voice to different characters in the several animated films, such as The Nut Job,as well as El Americano: The Movie.
During 2012, Iglecias was had received several awards by his local city of El Paso, Texas. The honors included the key to the city, receiving a resolution from commissioners of the El Paso County, Recognition from Silvestre Reyes, the Congressman as well as the award “Beacon of H.O.P.E”. He received this award from the nonprofit organization called “Operation H.O.P.E”, for raising over $5000, during a luncheon fundraiser happening.
It was no secret that Iglecias struggled to give into his career, during the absence of support from his close ones. In fact, he suffered the most criticism from his mother, who had discouraged him from going into comedy due to their family’s financial security. However, the risk that Iglecias took has more than paid off, since he lived to become one of the best-known American stand-up comedians.