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Who was Julián Figueroa? Mexican Star Joan Sebastian’s Son Passes Away at 27

Popular Mexican entertainer Julián Figueroa has left for the heavenly abode. The unfortunate news of the famed singer-songwriter and telenovela actor’s death was confirmed by ANDI Mexico, a.k.a. the country’s performers guild, on social media on Sunday night.

The Mi camino es amarte star passed away at the tender age of 27. His mother, actress Maribel Guardia also spilled the beans on his death in a post on Instagram. Continue reading further to find out the cause behind the demise of Julián Figueroa.

Mexican singer-songwriter Julián Figueroa dies at 27

Julián Figueroa, the son of actress Maribel Guardia and the late Mexican music icon Joan Sebastian is no longer with us. He took his last breaths this weekend. At the time of his passing, he was only 27 years old.

As per Deadline, a tweet from the organization ANDI Mexico when translated into English read, “The National Association of Performers communicates the death of member Julián Figueroa.” The post further read, “Actor and singer, has launched various albums like ‘Julián Figueroa y su banda.’ To his family and friends, our sincerest condolences. ”

What was the cause behind the death of Julián Figueroa?

Guardia who resided with her son Julián Figueroa was at the theatre that night. On Monday, she took to her Instagram page and wrote, “It saddens me to announce the passing of my beloved son Julián Figueroa, who has unfortunately preceded us in parting from this level.”

She went on to say, “They called 911 and when the ambulance and police arrived, they found him already lifeless, with no traces of violence. The medical report indicates that he died of an acute myocardial infarction and ventricular fibrillation.”

As per John Hopkins Medicine, an acute myocardial infarction is simply a medical term used for a heart attack which also defines ventricular fibrillation as a dangerous type of irregular heartbeat.


Maribel further added, “I pray for understanding for the deep pain we are going through. I would like to talk to all the people who are trying to communicate but I really don’t have the strength to do it yet.”

Guardia ended the Instagram post by writing, “I’m thankful for all the messages of support and love that you have been sending me but at this moment I have no soul to answer anyone, I hope I can do it another time.” Julián‘s funeral services will be held in private, next to the closest people who loved him the most.

The Mexican ballad singer is survived by his wife Ime Garza, 6-year-old son José Julián and siblings José Manuel, Juliana, Zarelea, Marcelina and Joana. His ladylove Garza is also a singer and actress by profession.

Ime Garza, Figueroa’s wife of 6 years mourned the loss of her husband on the social media platform Instagram. She wrote, “I love you forever. You are in a better place with your dad, and you leave me with my heart broken into a thousand pieces, but with many happy memories and lots of laughter, fly high love.”

Julián Figueroa‘s last Instagram post was dedicated to his late father Joan Sebastian

Julián Figueroa’s last Instagram post saw the light on Sunday. At that time, he paid a heartfelt tribute to his late father Joan Sebastián whose birthday was on Saturday on the social media platform Instagram. Sebastian would have turned 72 years old.

“How slowly 8 years have gone by, since the day you left time tastes more bitter. And people proclaim that time is a fix for everything, but this is a vile lie, it hurts more every day, and this is without fear of hurting sensibilities,” he wrote alongside a throwback picture of himself and his famous dad.


Julián continued, “Fans acclaim, ‘Long live the People’s Poet,’ but I don’t care, I just want my father. To hell with the Grammys, with fame and money, because the only I want is to hug you one more time. I love you dad and if your death hurts it’s because your life was very valuable to me.”

Here’s all you need to know about Julián Figueroa (including his music and acting career)

For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, Julián Figueroa was the son of the late renowned Mexican singer Joan Sebastián and actress Maribel Guardia. It has been reported by The U.S. Sun, the pair welcomed their son, Julián into the world in the year 1995. Joan and Maribel decided to go their separate ways the next year.

Julián was well noted by the fans for his singing skills and being the heir of legendary musician Joan Sebastian who passed away in 2015 at the age of 64. His father died on July 13, 2015, in Teacalco, Mexico, following a battle with bone cancer.

Keeping aside his music career, Figueroa also had a few acting credits to his name. Not long ago, he starred in the popular Univision primetime telenovela Mi Camino es Amarte. In the year 2016, he played the role of his father during his youth in the bio series Por Siempre Joan Sebastian.

As per a report by Deadline, Figueroa’s music will be featured in the forthcoming movie called Centurion: The Dancing Stallion. Recently, the executive producers George Gamble and Nancy White Gamble put out a statement following the demise of Julián Figueroa.

The statement read, “We were honored to have seen Julián’s superb talents firsthand—composing, singing, and performing with our horses. He was kind, caring, a loving son, father, and loving friend; he was a true gentleman. We were exceptionally proud of his work on behalf of our film, and even more proud of the good man he was. Julián, you were an Angel on Earth, and live on as Angel in Heaven. Our love, support, and prayers are with your family. Rest in peace dear friend.”

We send our deepest condolences to the close friends and the entire family of the Mexican singer and actor Julián Figueroa during this difficult time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of entertainment.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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