|Born Name||Yousseph "Chico" Slimani|
|Birth Place||Bridgend, South Wales|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Never lose hope!
Do you remember the hit song ‘It’s Chico time’? The one who sang the song is a British singer, Chico Slimani, who rose to fame from the 2005 series of The X Factor. In September, the singer suffered a huge stroke. However, the good news is he is all okay now.
Recently, Chico was in the controversies for body shaming his wife. Nevertheless, he handled the situation like a pro together with his wife. No matter what life throws, Slimani is never giving up. From the days of having less than five pounds in his pockets to his all-time hit’ It’s Chico Time,’ he knows how to roll it. In 2008, he finished third on the reality TV show CelebAir. By far, his journey has been great with some hits and a handful of shows.
People are quite eager to know about Chico Slimani married life. So, who is Chico Slimani wife? Also, find the figure of Chico Slimani net worth. Today, we’ll be exploring Chico Slimani bio, wife, net worth, kids, age, family, and height.
Chico Slimani Wife and Kids
Never forget those who stand by your side when the whole world is against you. The one behind Slimani’s established-career is his wife, Daniyela Rakic. His wife, Rakic, is the sister of Wimbledon Men’s Doubles Champion Nenad Zimonjić.
Recently, Chico made headlines after he made a jibe about his wife’s weight live on TV. He appeared on Loose Women to share his health issues experiences. Nevertheless, it all took a turn when he mockery body shamed his wife. Even though the ITV viewers started fuming, his supportive wife proudly addressed his comments, as just a joke. His wife shared a statement explaining the controversy; she patented the whole thing as ‘political correctness gone mad.’ Although their wedding date is missing, the two has known each for over 28 years.
As of now, Chico and his wife are still together and live happily with their kids. The duo has a daughter, Lalla-Khira who has appeared in the short movie Left Holding Baby, for which Chico composed the music. They also have a son named Zacharia.
Chico Slimani Net worth
The singer rose to the prominence after his appearance on X factor. Initially, he had a hard-living due to the financial crisis. However, X-Factor aided him to amass the ultimate fame that he deserves alongside immense net worth. He does number shows and concerts that are the key sources of his current net worth. From the journey of having no money to the top of the charts It’s Chico Time, he has been through the worst and best in life.
The charitable beliefs of Chico Slimani reflect about his sustainable net worth. In 2015 through the show Dancing Strictly, he helped the management to collect above £20,000 for the North London Hospice charity. But what’s the figure of Chico Slimani net worth?
As of 2018, Chico Slimani net worth is estimated to be $2 million.
Chico Slimani X Factor and Music
Before X Factor, Chico worked as a hairdresser, stripper, and an electrician. In 2005, he auditioned for the X-Factor, but Judge Simon Cowell walked out of his initial audition. However, fellow judges voted him through, and he made it to the second round. He became the first contestant in a Simon Cowell show to sing an original song “It’s Chico Time.’’ Even though he only made to the quarterfinals, his musical career kicked off brightly.
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Apart from X Factor, Chico has appeared on The Weakest Link, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Ricky Gervais’ TV series Extras, Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, and many others. He starred in an episode of the CBBC show Hider in the House as the celebrity “hider.” In 2008, he featured in the reality television show CelebAir on ITV2.
In 2012, he took part in ITV’s 2012 series of Dancing On Ice. He hosted an online bingo session at Bingocams UK via webcam. He partnered with Sinitta on Pointless Celebrities on BBC One. In 2015, he appeared on the Big Fat Anniversary Quiz.
Chico Slimani Bio – Wiki: Age, Height, Family, Religion
Yousseph “Chico” Slimani was born in 1971 in Bridgend, South Wales to his Moroccan parents. When he was two, his parents got divorced. His grandparents raised him in Oujda, Morocco.
Due to his family’ poor financial condition, Chico did goat herding to support his family income. At the age 14, his father brought him in Crawley, West Sussex. He has a brother named John Campbell-Mac who is an actor and producer.
He went to Hazelwick School. In his younger days, Chico took part in an exotic dance group called “Extreme Force.’’
Chico celebrates his birthday on April 2 that makes his age 47. He belongs to Moroccan ethnicity. His parents are both Muslims, and so is Chico.
Chico has a tall height of 6 feet.