Latino comedian Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias makes history
Iglesias is the first comedian to perform and sold-out two consecutive shows at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
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Mexican-American comedian Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias sold out for his show on Saturday, May 7 at the legendary Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Due to the great demand, he added one more show on Friday, May 6.
It was the first time Iglesias performed in front of 45,000 people and it was also the first time that a comedian sold out at Dodger Stadium.
His shows made history, but Iglesias didn't say anything to his relatives and let them find out through the news to avoid questions like: “Are you singing the national anthem? Are you cleaning? The last thing they would think is that he would perform there,” he said in an interview with NBC.
The show presented by the Latino comedian is called Fluffy on the Field and is part of the Netflix is a Joke festival. The show was recorded for the third special of the Netflix sitcom Mr. Iglesias, which will premiere in 2022. Iglesias stars in the television series as a high school teacher. In 2020, his production won The Imagen Awards, which highlights the positive representations of Latino actors and Latina actresses in the entertainment industry.
Who is Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias?
Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias was born in Long Beach, California. He is the youngest of six children who have been raised by a single mother of Mexican origin.
From a very young age, he developed his sense of humor to face different obstacles, according to his bio available on his official website.
He was encouraged to do stand up in 1997 in any place where he found people willing to listen to him.
Currently, he is 45 years old and has become famous in the United States thanks to his shows I'm Not Fat? I'm Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy.
Throughout his career, he has not only performed comedy shows, but also appeared on the small screen in Netflix series. On the big screen, he starred in supporting roles in Magic Mike, Magic Mike XXL and A Haunted House. He has also given his voice to animated films as Speedy Gonzalez in Space Jam: A New Legacy, Head Clerk in the animated film Coco, Babo in Ugly Dolls, and Rufus the Dog in The Star.
Currently, Iglesias is one of the most popular Latino comedians in the United States and one of the most viewed on YouTube, where he has more than 5 million subscribers.