The famous TV host Chabelo He died at the age of 88 after complications due to his delicate state of health. Her family confirmed the news this morning of March 25 and surprised thousands of fans, who expressed their regret on social networks. The Latin American star earned an important place in every home that tuned in to the popular program “In family with Chabelo”which lasted more than 40 years on the air on small screens.
Message from Chabelo’s family on his death
The close environment of the actor Chabelo used Twitter to report the death of the artist, who suffered from abdominal pain that ended his life. They also asked to pray for his eternal rest and confessed to being very affected by the news.
“This is a very sad morning, Xavier López Chabelo, father, brother and husband, has left us suddenly. With a torn soul and knowing that many and many people have loved him for many years and that they will feel his departure, we ask you to pray for his rest, and give us the opportunity to spend in peace the mourning that overwhelms our entire family,” they wrote. .
Chabelo was one of the most recognized stars on Mexican television. Photo: diffusion
What did Chabelo die of?
Following the confirmation of the news, the reasons for his deathwhich was caused by abdominal complications.
It should be remembered that in mid-2022, Xavier López himself spoke about the rumors that revolved around his state of health and revealed that he had defeated the cancer he suffered from. However, at the beginning of this year he got complicated again.
Who was Chabelo?
Xavier Lopez Rodríguez, better known as Chabelo, was born on February 17, 1935, in the United States. His parents, originally from Mexico, made the actor identify more with Latin customs and after settling in the Aztec country, the artist sought to forge his future on television.
Throughout his career, he worked as an actor, comedian, and TV host. The program that brought him international fame was “En familia con Chabelo”, which was broadcast for 48 years, one of his longest-lived spaces.
Chabelo was internationally recognized thanks to his program “En familia con Chabelo”. Photo: diffusion
Celebrities react to the death of Chabelo
The announcement of Chabelo’s death had a great impact, both in Mexico and in other countries. Upon learning of his departure, various famous people such as the President Manuel Lopez Obrador They spoke to give the last goodbye to the charismatic presenter.
“I hug family and friends for the death of Xavier López ‘Chabelo’. How can I forget that my eldest son woke up early to see him”reads the publication.
Manuel Lopez Obrador says goodbye to Chabelo. Photo: Twitter
Chabelos dedicates a meaningful message to Chabelo after his death
The Peruvian group Chabelos was also present on social networks and reacted to the Death of Mexican comedian and host Chabelo. “When the immortals become immortal. Thank you, Xavier López “Chabelito”, reads the Facebook post.
What did Chabelo study?
The popular television host was not always linked to communications. In fact, Chabelo He studied medicine and practiced his profession for four years in a private sanatorium. Since he was studying Medicine, he was invited to work as a production assistant for Telesistema Mexicano (which was the predecessor of Televisa).
The renowned comedian presented the program “En familia con Chabelo” for more than 40 years. Photo: Impact News
Was Chabelo Mexican?
Although many believe that Chabelo was born in Mexico because he was a representative figure of Mexican television, the truth is that this was not the case. Xavier López Rodríguez was born on February 17, 1935 in Chicago, but when he was 1 year old, his parents returned to his homeland: León, Guanajuato.
Chabelo and Cantinflas participated in a film that brought smiles. Photo: composition LR/Instagram/Estudios Churubusco
Chabelo obtained two Guinness records
Chabelo had such a long career that he was included in the Guinness Book of Records for the following: Being the person with the longest track record as a host of a children’s program (44 years old). But that was not all, his name also appeared as the person with the longest time playing a character (57 years).
Chabelo died at the age of 88 on March 25. Photo: diffusion
Chabelo’s family holds a press conference after the actor’s death
Chabelo’s family opened the doors to the media to comment on the actor’s death. “My father was always a very private person and, at least today, we ask you to let us honor and remember him privately,” said Xavier López Miranda, his son.
Chabelo and his son Xavier López Miranda. Photo: CNN Capture
Chabelo was hospitalized before dying
According to what Chabelo’s son, Xavier López Miranda, told a press conference, his father died after being admitted to a hospital on the morning of March 25, where they detected an acute abdominal condition, which caused him a septic shock.
“It was discovered that the problem was not pulmonary, but abdominal, he presented an acute abdominal picture, he had septic shock, it was very fast”he expressed.
Will Chabelo have a tribute?
At the press conference given by Chabelo’s family, the actor’s son said that for the moment they want to commemorate the Mexican figure in a very private way, but he does not rule out the possibility of paying tribute to his fans.
“I don’t know if we will carry out a more public tribute later, I would hope so, but at this time I have nothing to report on it,” he said.
Chabelo could have a tribute with the public. Photo: LR File
How much was Chabelo’s fortune equivalent to?
As reported by different media, thanks to his long and impeccable career, Chabelo would have managed to reach a fortune of up to 10 million dollars. At the moment, it is not known what will be the destination of this money that the actor got thanks to his work.
Chabelo was an important figure on Mexican television. Photo: LR File