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Juan Gabriel

Dahila Published On Mon Apr 19 2021   Modified On Mon Apr 19 2021
Juan Gabriel

Facts of Juan Gabriel

Full Name
Birth NameAlberto Aguilera Valadez
ProfessionSinger-songwriter, Composer
Birth CityParácuaro, Michoacán
Birth CountryMexico
Father NameGabriel Aguilera Rodríguez
Father ProfessionFarmer
Mother NameVictoria Valadez Rojas
Mother ProfessionFarmer
Gender IdentityMale
Relation WithLaura Salas, Guadalupe Gonzalez, Consuelo Rosales
No Of Children6
Networth$30 M
Date of BirthJanuary 7,1950


    Body and Relation Status of Juan Gabriel

    How many children does Juan Gabriel have ?6
    Who is Juan Gabriel in Relation with?Laura Salas, Guadalupe Gonzalez, Consuelo Rosales

    Alberto Aguilera Valadez, professionally known as Juan Gabriel, was a Grammy-nominated Mexican singer-songwriter and actor. He is regarded as a pop icon and considered one of the best Mexican composers and singers.

    Short Biography of Juan Gabriel

    Gabriel was born on January 7, 1950, in Parácuaro, Michoacán, Mexico, to parents Gabriel Aguilera Rodríguez and Victoria Valadez Rojas.

    He was the youngest of ten siblings and spent his early years in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, where he attended the El Tribunal boarding school.

    Juan Gabriel Net Worth

    According to Celebrity Net Worth, Gabriel had an estimated net worth of $30 million at the time of his death. He accumulated his fortune through a successful four-decade-long career. 

    The Mexican singer sold an estimated 60 million records worldwide, becoming one of Latin America's best-selling singer-songwriters. His nineteenth studio album, Recuerdos, Vol. II, which sold over eight million copies, is reportedly the best-selling album of all time in Mexico.

    Besides, Gabriel wrote around 1,800 songs, including  "Amor eterno", "Querida", "Hasta que te conocí", "Yo no nací para amar", "El Noa Noa", and "No tengo dinero", to name a few. His song "Querida" secured a top position on the Mexican charts for an entire year in 1984. 

    Was Juan Gabriel married? Wife & Children

    Gabriel never married, but had been in multiple relationships during his lifetime. He and his longtime partner Laura Salas had four children together: Iván Gabriel, Joan Gabriel, Hans Gabriel, and Jean Gabriel.

    Juan had a son, Luis Alberto Aguilera, from his relationship with Guadalupe Gonzalez, who was his domestic employee. He also had a son named Joao Gabriel with another domestic employee, Consuelo Rosales.

    Where did Juan Gabriel die? His Cause of Death & Funeral

    Gabriel died in Santa Monica, California from an apparent heart attack on August 28, 2016. His cause of death was not determined by an autopsy.

    Juan's body was taken to the Malinow and Silverman Mortuary Jewish funeral home in Los Angeles. It was then cremated and his ashes were kept in his house in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua.