Who is Chabelo and where is he today? Is he dead? Wiki bio
Francisco Xavier Lopez Rodriguez was born in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico, on February 17, 1935, so his zodiac sign is Aquarius and he is a Mexican national. He is a TV presenter and an actor, best known for hosting the TV show “En Familia con Chabelo”, which could have been viewed on Canal de las Estrellas.
Rumors have been circulating the internet that the popular actor passed away in 2019, but they have since been proven false – Chabelo is alive and kicking peaceful life with his family.
Early life and education
Chabelo grew up with two sisters in Guanajuato, where they were raised by their parents who both worked in a local factory. He was interested in singing and learning how to play various instruments during the time he spent in high school, while also practicing his comedy with the hope of becoming a stand-up comedian one day. However, he was mainly focused on wrestling and was supposed to represent Mexico at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, Finland, but was unable to find the sponsors to pay for his “plane ticket.”
After matriculation, Chabelo unexpectedly launched his acting career and did not immediately enroll in the university, but after accumulating enough money, he started to study medicine, although it is not known whether he received his degree or not.
Career as an actor
Chabelo met two actors Panseco and Gamboa not long after graduating high school – the two actors were already somewhat popular in Mexico, as Panseco worked in radio and Gamboa appeared in TV shows. They taught Chabelo everything there was to know about the movie and TV industry, which led to Chabelo becoming Pepsi Cola’s spokesperson in Mexico, and subsequently enabled him to travel all over South and North America.
After he was done with Pepsi Cola, it was hard for him to find a job since no one paid as much as Pepsi, and he eventually started appearing on a show in New York City for a small fraction of what he normally would received from Pepsi Cola. Pepsi-Cola. He appeared in movies “Trip to the Moon”, “Panchito” and “El Aviso Inoportuno” in 1958, 1962 and 1969 respectively.
On December 30, 1968, Chabelo launched the show “And Familia con Chabelo” – “In Family with Chabelo” – which became the most popular children’s show in Latin America.
Chabelo created the show for kids to work with their parents, play games and take part in various kinds of funny contests while being the host of the game and pretending to be a little boy himself called Chabelo. The show was entered into the Guinness Records book on December 30, 2012, when it aired on Sunday mornings for 44 years without a single break. Three years later, on December 20, 2015, the last episode of “In Family with Chabelo” aired.
Considered a celebrity in Mexico, Chabelo has guest-starred in more than thirty movies and TV series, while also producing many shows, including ‘Los Simuladores’ and ‘La Escuelita VIP’.
He is also a musician who has released more than 30 albums, while many singers including Daniela Romo and Celia Cruz have written songs about Chabelo which can be seen on the album “Los Cuates de Chabelo” released in 1999.
Love life and girlfriend
Chabelo was friends with Teresita Miranda for years before they got married on December 31, 1969, they may have known each other since high school. They married in a rather modest ceremony attended by their close friends and family, and his wife gave birth to their first son Oscar in 1970, who was followed by their second son Javier in 1972. Their third son Juan Gabriel was born in 1976, and now Teresita and Chabelo have four grandchildren.
Teresa Miranda has also ventured into the film industry, working for many years as a second unit director and assistant director – some of the films she has worked on include “Perdeu-se um Marido” and “Dois Dias no Paraiso”, released in 1957 and “O Homem do Dia” released in 1958. She is believed to have helped Chabelo with many ideas which he later used on his show “In Family with Chabelo”.
Hobbies and other interests
Chabelo began learning to play the drums at age 14 and started singing around the same time, writing his first songs at age 17.
He can play the guitar and the piano, while he is also good at sports like basketball, table tennis and golf, which he plays most often. To honor his contribution to comedy, a comic book starring him has been released, while action figures have also been made of him, which can be purchased in Mexico. Chabelo is interested in languages and has invented his own language called Mautro, together with his friends Manuel ‘El Loco’ Valdes and the German Valdes ‘Tin Tan’ – the most popular word from his language is ‘Katafixia’ which means ‘trade’ .
Chabelo prefers to watch comedy movies and shows, and some of his favorite actors are Jim Carrey, Robin Williams, and Leslie Nielsen, while some of his favorite movies include the “The Naked Gun”, “Good Morning, Vietnam” and “Dead Poets” franchise. Association”. His favorite book is “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel.
He loves to travel and has been all over the US while also visiting Europe and Asia several times. His favorite cuisine, meanwhile, is Mexican
Appearance and power
Chabelo is 85 years old. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.92 m tall and weighs about 81 kg. As of March 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $4 million.