Chabelo was not Mexican. What nationality was the friend of all children?
Chabelo, who has just passed away at 88 years of age, made it known that he is not Mexican by birth and that is why we tell you what his nationality was
Chabelo without a doubt became a great icon for Hispanic television, and especially in Mexico, which is why his death reached the public eye. deepest part of the hearts of his followers.
Xavier López “Chabelo” was born February 17 of 1935, ceased to exist 88 years after His departure sparked nostalgia because his program “En Familia con Chabelo” was seen by several generations.
But now a detail came to light that not many knew, because the famous comedian and actor was not really MEXICAN.
As you read it, he was not from birth since the host of “En Familia con Chabelo” was originally born in Chicago, Illinois.
However, his parents, Jose Luis Lopez Barba and Eulalia Rodriguez, were originally from Leon, Guanajuato and decided to move to the American Union before Xavier Lopez was born.
Since he was recruited by the US Army to collaborate for three months at a military base located in San Diego, California, he would later be sent to the Korean War.
After this, he decided to return to Mexico to stay permanently and where in the end he forged a solid career being one of the greatest exponents of children's television.
But that was not the only thing which he achieved with his famous show, since he also ventured into music and cinema where he left a great mark. He well he has emblematic songs for children.