At the moment, the entire world is mourning the loss of legendary comedian Xavier ‘Chabelo’ López. The Mexican comedian passed away on March 25, 2023, Saturday. His family revealed the news of his demise on the social networking platform Twitter.
A statement put out on the official Twitter handle of Xavier read, “This is a very sad morning, Xavier Lopez Chabelo, father, brother and husband has left us suddenly due to abdominal complications.”
Now, let’s delve into the fortune of the famous comedian Xavier ‘Chabelo’ López following his death. The Mexican TV personality will be deeply missed by his fans all over the world.
Xavier López’s net worth in 2023 revealed
At the time of his death, Xavier López, the host of the long-running children’s Sunday variety show En Familia con Chabelo had a net worth of $5 million. His fortune is the outcome of his career as an actor, comedian, TV host, and children’s music singer.
The Mexican TV legend best known by his stage name ‘Chabelo’ passed away at the age of 88 on Saturday. Xavier died due to “abdominal complications.” He is survived by his wife Teresita Miranda and several children.
Xavier López’s career explored
Xavier López was born in Chicago in the year 1935 to Mexican parents. He and his family moved to León, Mexico when he was eight years old before moving to Mexico City.
Before entering the entertainment industry, Xavier trained to be a doctor but later on, he realized that comedic actor was his true calling. In his 80s, he dressed up in children’s clothing and entertained everyone by speaking in a raspy child-like voice.
During his career which spanned over 7 decades, Xavier starred in films like Chistelandia (1958), El Extra (1962), Escuela para solteras (1965), Los reyes del volante (1965), and Los dos rivales (1966).
In addition to this, López was also a part of several TV shows such as La carabina de Ambrosio (1978), La cuchufleta (1995), La Güereja y algo más (1998), La familia P. Luche (2002) with Eugenio Derbez, La escuelita VIP (2004) and Los Simuladores (2009).
The Mexican comic was well-known for hosting the long-running children’s Sunday variety show En Familia con Chabelo. The popular TV show saw the light of day in the year 1967 and it went on for a total of 48 seasons before ending in 2015.
When did the program ‘En Familia con Chabelo’ end?
For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, the famous TV show En Familia con Chabelo came to an end on December 20, 2015. Like every Sunday, many people sat in front of their TV screens to watch the show but they got surprised when they got to know that it was going to be the last one.
During the final episode of the show En Familia con Chabelo, Xavier thanked his fans for watching the show for so many years. He even got teary-eyed during the episode.
Sending love, light, and strength to the loved ones of Xavier López during this hard time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.