Chuy Bravo Bio – Wiki
Chuy Bravo was a Mexican-American actor and entertainer. He was the sidekick of host Chelsea Handler on the talk show, Chelsea, Lately during its run from 2007 to 2014. He was the founder and face of Chuy’s restaurant and was known to be spotted visiting these locations and making surprise visits to his franchises. He usually provided comedic relief to Handler’s show and was the topic of many of her jokes.
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Chuy Bravo, Sidekick on ‘Chelsea Lately’, Dies at 63 pic.twitter.com/qgcmTZc3OH
— Tony Redolfi (@TonyRedolfi5) December 15, 2019
Quick Facts You Need to Know
Chuy Bravo Age
He was 63 years old.
Chuy Bravo Early life
Melgoza was born in Tangancicuaro, Michoacán, the youngest of seven children. He immigrated to the United States at age 15, moving to the San Fernando Valley. He graduated from Sylmar High School.
I just heard that Chuy Bravo, whom I worked with at Chelsea Lately, has passed away. To most people, he was just the funny little guy on TV, but he had one of the most amazing lives I’ve ever heard anyone talk about. pic.twitter.com/9e6UrtJ4VO
— Guy Branum (@guybranum) December 15, 2019
Chuy Bravo Acting career
Bravo began acting in the early 1990s. He appeared in the films The Honeymooners (2005) and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007).
Chuy Bravo Splash
In 2013, Bravo was a competitor on the celebrity diving reality competition show Splash on ABC. However, he suffered a freak injury prior to the competition’s first round, breaking his heel, and was forced to withdraw. On the show Bravo said that he was very disappointed about his injury and that he wanted to show the world and a “special someone” (presumably Handler) that he was not lazy; he vowed to return for the second season of Splash if he was asked back and if the series were renewed (it was not).
Chuy Bravo Personal life
In 2012, Bravo revealed that he survived prostate cancer, which was treated quickly after it was diagnosed. He also said he is a recovering alcoholic and was nearly homeless at one point in his life. “I have been through a lot in my life… but I’ve overcome my struggles and now I’m finally living my life.”
Chuy Bravo’s Little Nugget Foundation
Bravo started the Little Nugget Foundation in his hometown of Tangancicuaro to provide food and clothing for those struggling with alcoholism.
Chuy Bravo Academy
He also started the Bravo Academy in Los Angeles, starting to have a focus on the Latin community in Hollywood. The academy’s purpose is to help its talents participate in different projects in television, cinema and theater.
Chuy Bravo Height
Chuy had dwarfism and was 4 feet 3 inches (130 cm) tall.
Chuy Bravo Death and Cause
Chuy Bravo died suddenly Saturday night in Mexico City. He was 63. Bravo’s exact cause of death is unknown.
According to reports, the Mexican American actor Chuy Bravo died suddenly after being hospitalized with stomach pains while visiting family in Mexico.
Chelsea Handler mourns the death of her friend Chuy Bravo at 63.
He was best known as Chelsea Handler’s sidekick on the E! show, ‘Chelsea Lately.’ pic.twitter.com/4hkl6O5Lrc
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) December 15, 2019