Chabelo

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Birthday
17, 1935
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

Television personality best known for hosting the long-running children's show "En Familia con Chabelo." He is also an accomplished musician with more than thirty albums under his belt.

Before Fame

He was born in Chicago and received his first acting credit as an actor in the 1958 comedy "Vuelve Chistelandia." He served in the US Army and he was almost deployed in the Korean War. He pursued a career in medicine and practiced it for four years. 

Trivia

He received recognition from Guinness World Records in 2012 for having played the character of Chabelo on television for a record 57 years.

Family Life

His parents were from León, Guanajuato. He had two sisters. He married Teresita Miranda in 1969 and they had three sons named Óscar, Javier and Juan Gabriel.

Associated With

In 1962, he had a small role in the movie El Extra starring legendary Mexican actor Cantinflas