Mexican comedian and TV host Xavier ‘Chabelo’ López, known for hosting the television program En Familia con Chabelo has left for the heavenly abode. He passed away at the age of 88 due to “abdominal complications”
On the other hand, when we shed some light on the personal life of the popular comedian, he was a married man. As per a report by ABC, Chabelo is survived by his wife Teresita Miranda, and several children.
Xavier López was one of the greatest comics ever. As many mourn the loss of Mexican comedian and actor at the moment, we take a look at his wife Teresita Miranda, family, and acting career.
Xavier ‘Chabelo’ López passes away at 88
The Mexican comic Xavier López passed away at the age of 88 on March 25, 2023, Saturday. The heartbreaking news of his demise was confirmed by his family via a statement on the micro-blogging site Twitter.
In a statement issued, his family said, “This is a very sad morning, Xavier López, Chabelo, father, brother, and husband has left us suddenly, due to abdominal complications.”
The famous comedian born to Mexican parents in Chicago wanted to become a doctor before he found out that his true calling was acting and comedy. He served as the host of the long-running children’s Sunday variety show En Familia con Chabelo for 48 years. The hit program ran from the year 1968 to 2015.
Who is Xavier López’s wife Teresita Miranda?
It has been reported by the media outlet ABC, that Xavier is survived by his wife Teresita Miranda, and several kids. As of this moment, López’s wife Teresita is 62 years old. She and her famous husband had an age gap of a total of 26 years.
According to the website Opoyi, the Mexican comic tied the knot with his wife Teresita Miranda in the year 1981. During the course of their marriage, the pair welcomed three kids together.
As per various reports, Miranda owns many businesses in Mexico. One of her most famous ventures is the restaurant chain Chabelo’s which she opened with her husband. Before getting married to Teresita, the comedian walked down the aisle with Angelita Castany.
Up until now, not much is known about the children of Xavier López. According to Daily Mail, one of Xavier’s sons talked to the media at the funeral home where his late dad’s remains were located.
Xavier López entertained audiences for more than 6 decades
Yeah, you read that right. Xavier kicked off his acting career at a young age. Throughout his career, he dressed up in children’s clothing and entertained his fans all over the world. He became a staple for decades on Mexican television.
López starred in movies like Chistelandia (1958), El Extra (1962), Escuela para solteras (1965), Los reyes del volante (1965), Los dos rivales (1966) and La princesa hippie (1969).
Our love and prayers go out to the wife and the children of the renowned Mexican comedian and actor Xavier ‘Chabelo’ López during this hard time. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.