Chapu (entertainer)

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Francisco Javier Puelles Gana
Born (1984-12-04) December 4, 1984 (age 32)
 Chile
Occupation Actor
Television Personality

Francisco Javier Puelles Gana (born on December 4,f 1984) is a Chilean actor, circus worker and television personality best known as "Chapu" because of his role in Calle 7 and Circo de estrellas being the Winner of both game shows. Also Puelles has his own circus named Universal Circus: El circo de Chapu, inaugurated in Talca, Chile.[1]

Television[edit]

Chapu was an actor in Pasiones in 2008. In 2009 he worked in Calle 7 being the winner of the first season, and winner of the second season, he won 5 millions of pesos chilenos for each season. He was a competitor in Season 3 and 4. Puelles is one of the most popular competitors of the show.[2] He was the winner of Circo de estrellas in 2010.[3]

He acted in the series Amores de Calle as Antonio in the pilot episode, later as Diego with his girlfriend Catalina Vallejos.[4]

Puelles has two songs, "Afortunado" (2009) and "Mejor soltero" (2010).[5]

Also Puelles has his own circus named Universal Circus: El circo de Chapu, inaugurated in Talca, Chile. In Calle 7 he did his own docu-reality. In 2010 Puelles was the winner of the Corrida Brooks in Santiago[6]

In 2010 Puelles worked for Buenos Días a Todos (show host by Felipe Camiroaga and Katherine Salosny). For this job, he traveled to Las Vegas in USA with Maite Orsini.

Filmography[edit]

  • Pasiones (2008)
  • Calle 7 (2009–2010)
  • Circo de estrellas (Chile) (2010)
  • Amores de Calle (2010)
  • El docu de Chapu (2010)
  • Buenos Días a Todos (2010)
  • Témpano (2011)
  • Pobre Rico (2012-2013)
  • Somos los carmona (2013-2014)
  • Pituca sin lucas (2014-2015)
  • Pobre Gallo (2016)
  • Tranquilo papá (2017)

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