Chuy Gómez Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Aritra Mitra
Feb 07, 2024 By Aritra Mitra
Originally Published on Apr 29, 2022
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Born in Mexico, Chuy Gómez is one of the most affluent and famous radio hosts.
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About Chuy Gómez

Chuy Gómez is best known for hosting Morning Drive on KMEL 106.1-FM in San Francisco for two decades. 
He was also the host of the California Music Channel for almost 25 years. Chuy Gómez has 121,000 Instagram followers and 95,143 Facebook followers.
Chuy Gómez also runs a personal website. He currently lives in South San Francisco, California.

Chuy Gómez Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Chuy Gómez’s net worth?

Chuy Gómez is one of the wealthiest, as well as one of the most popular radio hosts. His fame grew after he joined KEML 106.1-FM. It is roughly estimated that Chuy Gómez has a net worth of $3 million.

How much does Chuy Gómez earn per year?

Chuy Gómez is one of the most highly paid radio personalities. Chuy Gómez is estimated to earn more than $500,000 per year.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Chuy Gómez?

Chuy Gómez is 5 ft (155 cm) tall.

How old is Chuy Gómez?

Chuy Gómez, the radio personality from Mexico, turned 53 on February 9, 2022.

Childhood And Education

Chuy Gómez was born in Mexico on February 9, 1969. Not much is known about his family life.
He relocated to San Francisco to continue his studies at San Francisco High School. After he graduated in 1987, he went to San Mateo College.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Chuy Gómez’s partner?

Chuy Gómez married Leesha Chatman in November of 2017.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Chuy Gómez started his career at KBRG before being granted an internship at KSOL.
After KSOL, Chuy Gómez was on Mancow's morning street crew when KMEL came knocking on his door and offered him his first lead job. This was his first major opportunity after passing out of the College of San Mateo.
However, he was fired after serving more than 20 years at KMEL 106.1 FM. The next phase of his career was spent at HOT 105.7. Chuy Gómez's success was primarily due to his dedication and efforts in radio. Soon, he was hosting Sunday Night Oldies, which concentrates on Motown standards, cruise classics, oldies but goodies, and runs.
In the summer of 2016, Chuy Gómez offered the concept to his supervisors at HOT 105.7 FM, hoping to revive a tradition that had previously been broadcast on 98.1 KISS FM. People have been calling in to make requests and dedications since the show began in July 2016. Chuy Gómez was the lead host on the California Music Channel and displayed a strong sense of connection with the audience.
During the peak of his career, Chuy Gómez was a regular on California radio stations and even associated with American radio legend, Dave Hull.

Charity Work

The recording artist from Mexico has made a significant fortune while working in the radio business.
Chuy Gómez has also been generous with his fortune. He founded Beats 4 Hope.
Beats 4 Hope is a one-of-a-kind platform that highlights the capabilities of the music community. Its mission is to generate funding and publicity for the arts and humanities. The non-profit organization also promotes health and education. In 2019, Chuy Gómez donated the profit from every purchase from Beats 4 Hope to West Coast Charities.

Chuy Gómez’s Hobbies And Interests

Apart from entertaining radio listeners, Chuy Gómez likes reading, photography, and traveling.

Other Interesting Chuy Gómez Facts And Trivia

  • From 1993 to 2013, Chuy Gómez worked at iHeartMedia Inc. as a morning show expert.
  • Chuy Gómez's hometown is Tepatitlan, Jalisco, Mexico.
  • Chuy Gómez's success eventually got him to work with Dave Hull.
  • Chuy Gómez's zodiac sign is Aquarius.
  • The Mexican radio host, Chuy Gómez, quit Q102.1 in 2019 and has not returned since.

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Chuy Gómez Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Chuy Gómez

Date of Birth

1969-02-09

Nationality

Mexican

Age

Height

155 cm

Eye Color

Black

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Radio Personality

Education

San Mateo College

Net Worth

3000000

Partner

Leesha Chatman

Annual Earnings

500000
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Written by Aritra Mitra

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature and Language

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Aritra MitraBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature and Language

A versatile content creator with a passion for sports, photography, video editing, and travel, Aritra has experience working on diverse content types, including social media, website, and blog content. Currently in his final year of a Bachelor's degree in English, Aritra is proficient in English, Bengali, and Japanese, allowing him to create engaging content in multiple languages. His creativity and research skills are reflected in his articles, which he takes pride in producing to the highest standards. 

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