Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias
Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” 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 almost a billion views and he has over 25 million fans across social media. In 2018, Gabe was included in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Top 40 Comedy Players” issue alongside comedy giants such as Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, and Lorne Michaels. He has also had the distinct honor of being one of the few to headline and sell out Madison Square Garden in New York, the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and the Sydney Opera House in Australia.
Iglesias is the star and executive producer of “Mr. Iglesias”, the Netflix original comedy series. Gabriel plays a good-natured public high school teacher who works at his alma mater. He takes on teaching gifted “misfit” kids to help them unlock their full potential. In 2020, the show won Best Primetime Comedy at The Imagen Awards, which recognizes positive portrayals of Latinx actors in the entertainment industry.
Gabriel hosts Nickelodeon’s ten-episode comedic competition show, “Unleashed”, which premiered in 2020. The series brings the most impressive animal acts together to compete on-stage in front of a kid jury and celebrity judges for the title of “Most Entertaining Pet” of the night.
He also has stand-up comedy specials on Netflix: 2014 “The Fluffy Movie”, 2016 “I’m Sorry For What I Said When I Was Hungry”, 2019 “One Show Fits All”, 2021 “The Comedy Event”, and 2022 “Netflix Is a Joke”, a comedy festival featuring more than 130 artists performing in over 25 of Los Angeles’ most iconic venues. Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias makes LA history being the first stand-up comedian to ever perform at Dodger Stadium. His newest Netflix special was recorded in front of tens of thousands at his home team’s baseball park.
Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias’ feature film credits include co-starring roles in Magic Mike, Magic Mike XXL and A Haunted House 2. His voice has been heard in many animated films over the years, such as voicing “Speedy Gonzales” in Space Jam: A New Legacy, the role of “Head Clerk” in Pixar’s Academy Award nominated animated film Coco, “Babo” in Ugly Dolls, “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.
In 2007, Iglesias voiced an entire Mexican family in “Padre de Familia”, a sixth season episode of the Fox TV animated comedy “Family Guy”. That same year, he began voicing a recurring set of identical twin characters on “The Emperor’s New School”, a Disney animated series that he describes as his favorite voice work. Iglesias also voiced Ned and Zed in the 2013 DisneyToon Studios film, Planes, as well as characters in the animated films The Nut Job (2014) and El Americano: The Movie (2016).
“Fluffy’s Food Adventures”, a non-scripted comedic docu-follow series completed a 3-season run on FUSE TV in 2017. Gabriel was a recurring guest star on the ABC sitcom “Cristela”, and also guest-starred in an episode of ABC’s hit comedy, “Modern Family”. Comedy Central aired Iglesias’ hit series “Stand-Up Revolution” for 3 seasons. Comedy Central also aired “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 millions of copies.
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.
Funny, relatable, and professional—Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias is clean and refreshing on stage. While still covering many adult topics, he tends to avoid deliberately offensive humor which makes his performances perfect for a wide variety of events. Gabriel lights up stages and gets the laughter flowing at casinos, festivals, fundraisers, night clubs, colleges, theaters, and comedy venues across the country.