Claudia Valdez is one lady who is passionate about the intricacies of movie making and she has been so ever since she was a kid. Now she works as a producer as well as an actress who helps to bring certain characters to life on the silver screen. In the year 2010, she was praised for her work in the drama and Sci-Fi thriller film, Monster. Apart from gaining fame through her works as an actress and a producer, Claudia ’s popularity further soared due to her complicated relationship with the talented stand-up comedian, Gabriel J. Iglesias. For interesting facts about her, read on.
Who is Claudia Valdez?
The exact date on which Claudia Valdez was born is unknown as the star has withheld such information about herself. Notwithstanding, she was born into a middle-class family in the United States of America and she belongs to the white race in terms of her ethnicity. Her childhood was a fun one filled with mystery and fantasies. Her biggest desires as a kid was to work in Hollywood when she was a lot older due to the influences she was exposed to in her younger days.
Claudia’s dreams of becoming an actress began taking shape after she was featured in the 2010 Hollywood blockbuster titled, Monsters, a movie that received rave reviews from critics and film pundits. Claudia was so excited because it was her debut effort and it was more successful than she excepted it to be. It was this feature that increased her popularity and fame, introducing her to a new set of audience. Moreso, given the fact that she has a name of Spanish origin (Valdez) she gained many Spanish speaking fans though she hasn’t revealed if she has a Mexican or Spanish ancestry.
Asides working as an actress, Claudia Valdez has functioned as the producer of other equally great movies some of which include; El Buffalo De La Noche, La Zona, Jarhead, Troy and The Legend of Zorro. As a testament to her acting chops, she has been the favored winner and recipient of a good number of laudable awards. Some of these awards include; The 8th Annual TV Land Awards, Nickelodeon’s 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards and The American Country Awards.
It is no hidden secret that most of the top actors and actresses in Hollywood earn a whole lot of money from their profession and this is the case of Claudia Valdez. Though her salary or payment per movie or series is not fixed, she does earn quite a laudable sum for each project she appears on. Due to this reason she a has a net worth which is estimated to be well over $1 million.
Her Son and Relationship with Gabriel Iglesias
Claudia Valdez has sure been in a few relationships in the past, but she has been quite secretive about them as well. Though she is yet to reveal the identity of her former partners one thing that is known is the fact that she has an only son who is named Frankie. Claudia met widely known American comedian, actor, writer, producer and voice actor, Gabriel Iglesias in 2008. Gabriel is best known for his show I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy and Hot & Fluffy. Soon after the pair began dating, Claudia Valdez and her son Frankie moved in with Gabriel.
The news of their relationship was first made public when they both attended the Make a Wish event at the Laugh Factory in 2008. To date, however, the lovebirds are yet to tie the knot but they are still living together and are apparently still in love with each other. More so, there hasn’t been any news of any impending fallout between them.
Height Weight And Body Measurements
Claudia Valdez used to be quite petite in younger days but over the years she seems to have put on some major pounds. Though her exact weight is not known due to its instability, she has been on the plus size category for a while now. On the other hand, in terms of her height, she stands tall at 5 feet 3 inches, good height for a lady. Her eyes are brown in color, while her hair color is raven black.